Can Machines Make Better Hiring Decisions Than Humans?

Posted by: jspuhler in Recruiting Software Blog, December 2, 2015 Are you about to be outsourced?  A recent study suggests machines can make better hiring decisions than managers. But first—a disclosure. BrightMove delivers software solutions that support and ease challenges that face HR professionals. Our background and expertise is in recruiting and staffing—and we design software that does a lot of the work formerly done in HR units.  Staffing, recruiting, onboarding, and back office support—we design tools that make your life easier. But don’t replace you. So what does the study say?  A recent paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is bound to start a few conversations about whether we should turn hiring decisions over to algorithms.  The findings note, “Our results suggest that firms can improve…


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