As automation and artificial intelligence become increasingly important parts of recruitment, there are questions about how much to reveal to candidates such as:
- Should you tell candidates you use AI in recruiting?
- Should you tell candidates how you use AI?
- Should you tell candidates AI was part of the process that vetted them?
These are important questions because they go directly to the issue of trust, which is among the most important parts of the candidate-recruiter relationship. People who raise questions about the use of AI in recruiting argue that they want to foster authentic connections, and that using ATS systems and other talent acquisition software is inconsistent with that goal.
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