Robots are SPYING on social media to assess job candidates


 

By Harry Pettit,

ROBOTS spying on your social media profiles could stop you from getting your dream job.

Recruitment AI used by companies to pick out applicants scans your posts for signs you might not be right for the role.

Known as DeepSense, the tool assesses your personality based on your online activity – even if you haven’t applied for the role and don’t know you’re being assessed.

The language you use, your photos, how often you post and more is merged into a data profile that tells recruiters your interests, teamwork skills, how extroverted or introverted you are, and even your emotional stability.

If the tool thinks you’re right for the job, it sends you a message asking if you would like to apply.

DeepSense’s engineers say it is merely an upgrade on the old method used by recruiters: Scanning your profiles for inappropriate photos and comments.

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