Most large firms now use a computer program or algorithm to screen candidates for interview short lists. It’s hardly surprising when you consider that someone like Goldman Sachs receives around 250,000 graduate applications a year.
But, how do you navigate this new recruitment world? How do you know what the algorithms are looking for? Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) reject up to 75% of CVs before a human even sees them.
In this Economist article, City CV founder and CEO, Victoria McLean, explains why generic CVs fall at this first hurdle. The article goes on to explore the role of AI in recruitment. How would you fare in a video interview where an AI program is analysing everything, from your facial expressions to your language patterns?
It’s a fascinating and essential read for anyone trying to navigate the modern jobs market. You can read the full article here.