How to Use AI to Streamline Your Recruitment Practices Recruitment can be frustrating, even in normal circumstances.

By Steve Taplin

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Is your company struggling to wade through a sea of job applications?

Or do you have the opposite problem, where job postings seem dry as a desert?

Recruitment can be frustrating, even in normal circumstances. It has gotten even worse in recent years as the pandemic has affected the job market. Thankfully, this is one area where AI can be extremely helpful — especially as it continues to become more intelligent and accessible.

What can AI do?

It can be hard to comprehend the vast amount of tasks AI knows how to do, and it keeps learning more every single day from its programmers and developers.

It takes dedicated humans to make human-like AI. The fact is, however, that there are already many dedicated humans out there who are constantly improving and creating algorithms. These algorithms can do anything from conversing with humans in a chat setting to driving cars. We very well may be looking towards a future where AI can run our everyday lives all on its own.

AI algorithms can be especially helpful to recruiters who need to find applicants and quickly scan through applications. It can also be a way to diversify your staff by effectively eliminating the effect of human bias and discrimination. Using AI can easily simplify and streamline the recruitment process so that only the best candidates are hired.

Related: AI Adoption in Business Reaches a Turning Point. What's Next?

How can I get AI?

AI is only going to get better as time goes on, so it is a wise decision for US businesses to take advantage of the opportunity to use AI to their benefit. The tech industry is constantly evolving and changing the game for businesses all around the world. The only difficulty with this is finding the right company to work with on building the AI that will best fit your needs — and it can certainly be difficult.

There are many people who outsource their work to developers all over the globe. The problem with hiring overseas companies, however, is that there will always be a significant time zone difference. This can interfere with communication — and good communication is critical for the success of any project.

A great solution to this is to outsource any AI needs to nearshore software development companies. Whether they are neighbors to the north or south, their close proximity means that they will be able to facilitate ongoing communication during typical business hours — which means no more phone tag or anxiously waiting for email responses.

By outsourcing AI development to these companies, you will be able to achieve your goals more quickly and efficiently. In doing this, your business will be able to keep up with the rest of the industry — using cutting-edge technology is often the only way to be the best at what you do in today's culture.

Related: What Every Entrepreneur Must Know About Artificial Intelligence

A bright and automated future

Increasing our intelligence has been the goal of scientists and great thinkers ever since the beginning of time. The advent of AI is making it possible, all thanks to the dedicated developers that are constantly working to improve our daily lives.

Taking hold of the many opportunities that AI has given us, and continues to give us, will lead us to places that many people may have never imagined were possible.

Related: How Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Fight The COVID-19 Pandemic

Steve Taplin

CEO of Sonatafy Technology

Steve Taplin is the CEO of Sonatafy Technology (, a premier nearshore software-development-services firm that provides its clients with expertise in cloud solutions, web and mobile applications, ecommerce, big data, DevOps practices, QA, IoT and machine learning.

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