If you went to a tech-forward HR conference this year, you probably heard words like artificial intelligence, programmatic, predictive, algorithmic, and robots. If you made a drinking game out of it, there would’ve been a ton of hospital admissions for alcohol poisoning just on the first day of these events.
In 2015 and 2016, over $4 billion in venture capital money was pumped into the HR technology category. We estimate that about a quarter of that money has made its way into talent acquisition technologies and services.
“Nothing can be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put in that polluted vehicle.” The 2016 presidential election sparked quite an uproar about the prevalence of fake news articles. However, this quote is not from 2016; it was written by Thomas Jefferson in 1807. Fake news is not a new problem, but it is a very real one.