As seen in the San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 2017, by Nicholas Cheng.
A report by the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that more than half of human resources jobs may be lost to automation, though it did not give a time period for that shift.
“Recruiting jobs will definitely go away,” said John Sullivan, who teaches management at San Francisco State University.
Though Sullivan believes there’s a lack of data on whether bots outperform humans in hiring, he said the age-old handshake and in-person interview is proving unreliable in modern-day hiring.
“You can shake a person’s hand, but AI can tell if a person is lying now by analyzing facial expressions,” Sullivan said. “AI at some point it will take over, but managers will still resist.”
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