“Recruiter admitted today he cannot find anyone to hire because companies are rejecting all the qualified candidates based on AI
“Had a call today with a hiring manager at a large pharma company who said “We have tons of openings for X, but there are no available candidates for X because we can only hire people who have a very, very specific type of experience with [sic] is non-existent. Meanwhile we have lots of qualified people with related skills which are directly transferable, but I’m not allowed to hire them. So I have a ton of unfillable openings.”
Contrary to the poster’s headline, this is not a problem with AI. This is a problem with the recruiter’s supervisor. If you tell the AI (or the standard Boolean search) that you need skill Y, which is transferable, then you’ll find people.
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