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A Message from Retorio's Founders: How We Leverage Our Own AI to Improve Performance

By Dr. Patrick Oehler on Dec 22, 2020 12:58:45 PM

As co-founders and managing directors of Retorio, we often get asked how we leverage Retorio's AI in our own company.

You might know Retorio as a video recruiting technology but there are plenty of other ways to make use of our groundbreaking underlying technology. Here is how our co-founders Christoph and Patrick leverage Retorio's groundbreaking technology.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting Pre-Employment Testing Organizational Culture
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If You’re Looking to Understand the New Workplace, Watch These Films

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 25, 2020 8:04:20 PM

With the impact of COVID-19 ubiquitous in the world of work, aren’t we all wondering what else can be different in the workplace? We’ve got the usual robots-replacing-humans tale. You know, the ones that  will replace junior lawyers and hamburger flippers. But what other considerations haven’t we thought about you? What influences have shaped our work? What unusual careers lay out in the periphery? What changes lay beyond rethinking employee retention strategies or deploying a new pre-employment assessment? 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence Organizational Culture
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Integrate AI When Planning Employee Retention

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 18, 2020 5:47:17 PM

By the time an employer knows that an employee is leaving, it’s often too late to change their mind. Tools like artificial intelligence technology can inform retention strategies and help employers predict who is most likely to leave, as well as what incentives might encourage them to stay.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting Candidate Experience
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Want to Lead? You'll Want to Adapt Your Communication Style

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 11, 2020 11:13:07 AM

Executives and managers are looking at how they can make an impact now in a post-COVID-19 workplace. As managers assume responsibilities over guiding people and various projects, they collect more metrics to measure. With more junior employees, this creates a larger array of viewpoints, opinions, and skills. Each of these traits brings immense value to an organization---but only if they’re properly harnessed. How managers and their employees communicate matter to bolster these traits. As renowned management guru, Peter Drucker once said:  “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.”

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting Candidate Experience
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AI in Recruiting: What Brad Pitt’s Moneyball Tells Us

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 6, 2020 11:04:30 AM

Before jumping into AI in recruiting, odds are you know who Brad Pitt is.You may or may not know his 2011 film, Moneyball. 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting
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Use These 5 Psychology Tricks in Your Next Video Interview

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 4, 2020 12:03:22 PM

Psychology may be one of the most popular majors on college and university campuses all over the world, but you can use the power of the human mind and behavior in your job interviews---and even if you have AI in recruiting experience. 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting Pre-Employment Testing
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The Future Work Pace: AI and the Music of Cognition

By Elizabeth T. on Oct 29, 2020 11:01:28 AM

Music is a powerful tool. It can be mood behavior and productivity. Music is generally thought of as an entertainment medium, it can also be used to achieve other objectives. In particular, music is employed in the background of production facilities, offices and retail stores to produce certain desired attitudes and behaviors among employees and/or customers. For example, background music is thought to improve store image, make employees happier, reduce employee turnover and stimulate customer purchasing. 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting
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If You Read Only One Thing on Why You Need AI for Business, This is It

By Elizabeth T. on Oct 22, 2020 3:54:30 PM

When it comes to business activities, figuring out which AI software serves exactly which purpose can be a bit murky. From companies advertising AI in recruiting to AI in healthcare, it’s a Wild West of ideas and applications. But what’s the biggest takeaway for a CEO or business owner? 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting
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U.S., the EU, and China: Their Fears and Hopes in AI

By Elizabeth T. on Oct 14, 2020 11:54:36 AM

Artificial intelligence is heralded to be the singular, defining technology of the century. It impacts a wide-range of industries, organizations, and systems. From military uses, AI in recruiting, to healthcare, AI will underpin various processes within a few decades. Exploring attitudes of what the general public perceives or want from AI is essential. 

Topics: Science Artificial Intelligence
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How AI Works: the Nuts and Bolts

By Elizabeth T. on Oct 8, 2020 12:51:17 PM

Artificial intelligence (AI) is pretty mainstream. It's about everything---to Netflix movie suggestions to digital pre-employment assessment. 

Topics: Science Artificial Intelligence Pre-Employment Testing
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Jung’s Archetypes in the Workplace: Questions to Reflect

By Elizabeth T. on Sep 24, 2020 3:19:22 PM

In a world of AI in recruiting, a digital-first pre-employment assessment, and people analytics, it’s easy to forget the origins of understanding people. Psychology, a social science, gained ground when two psychiatrists pioneered major ideas about human psychology and development, Sigmeund Freud and Carl Jung. Although his theories are discussed to a lesser extent than Freud's psychodynamic approach, Carl Jung's ideas carry an influence whose effects can still be felt today. 

Topics: Science Artificial Intelligence Pre-Employment Testing
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How to Pitch the Most Sought-After Applicant

By Elizabeth T. on Sep 4, 2020 6:19:30 PM

Capturing candidate attention as a hiring manager is one of the toughest challenges. If you’re a small to medium-sized company or startup, your job is a bit tougher. After all, you compete against more established companies that have more resources. What’s an organization supposed to do when it comes to candidate experience, best recruiting practices, and AI recruiting? There’s so much to learn and so many bigger companies to compete with for quality talent! You may have shaped up your candidate talent funnel with interesting social media posts and LinkedIn ads. 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting Candidate Experience
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What Exactly is Facial Recognition Search in HR?

By Elizabeth T. on Aug 20, 2020 11:16:21 AM

Facial recognition search and software is becoming integrated within hiring and recruitment efforts. Not only are private companies interested in the technology’s capabilities, it’s also being used by the public. For example, in the US,  forty-three states have used some form of facial recognition technology as a way to reduce identity and driver’s license fraud. Seven of those 43 states have adopted the system for driver’s licenses within the last three years. However even with its utility, facial recognition may be one of the most misunderstood technologies at the moment. 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence Pre-Employment Testing
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COVID Ushers In the Next Evolution of Job Hunting

By Elizabeth T. on May 27, 2020 9:51:18 AM

If a candidate hasn’t searched for a job in recent years, AI has greatly changed the landscape.  According to a Korn Ferry Global survey, 63% of respondents said AI has changed how recruiting is done in their organizations. It’s not only about the incredible, automated Applicant Tracking System (ATS) that is now common in companies. Applicants have to not only get past the human gatekeepers when they are searching for a new job, but they’re also now having to hone the skills to pass the artificial intelligence (AI) component in the early-stage screening.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence
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What AI is and what it means for the recruitment process

By Caroline R. on Mar 17, 2020 3:52:04 PM

Due to a survey done by the IFS on 600 business leaders worldwide and a broad spectrum of industries, 90% of companies are implementing artificial intelligence (AI) projects, to make business operations more efficient.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence AI Video Recruiting
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The Science Behind the Big 5 and How It Impacts AI

By Elizabeth T. on Jan 7, 2020 12:47:25 PM

Personality is usually defined by the set of behaviors, feelings, and thoughts that arise from a person’s biological and environmental state. While there’s no set definition behind the word “personality”, psychologists define its traits along 5 dimensions: introversion-extroversion (also spelled “extraversion”), agreeableness, openness, consciousness, and neuroticism (i.e. emotional stability).

Topics: Science Artificial Intelligence
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Warum es für kleine Unternehmen riskanter ist nicht in KI zu investieren

By Blog Team on Dec 18, 2019 10:14:40 AM

Untersuchungen der globalen Managementfirma Accenture zeigen, dass zwei Drittel der befragten Unternehmen Investitionen in KI im Laufe des nächsten Jahres planen. Da erwartet wird, dass die Investitionen den Umsatz in den nächsten vier Jahren um über 30 Prozent steigern werden, ist es nicht verwunderlich, dass Unternehmen bereit sind, tiefer einzutauchen. Tatsächlich erwarten 56% der globalen CEOs, dass es nur drei bis fünf Jahre dauern wird, bis eine signifikanter Rendite der KI-Systeme erreicht wird.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence
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Why It's Riskier for Small Businesses NOT to Integrate AI: What to Do

By Elizabeth T. on Oct 22, 2019 5:52:09 PM

Research conducted by global management firm Accenture shows two-thirds of organizations surveyed are planning investments in AI over the next year. Given investments are expected to boost revenue by over 30 percent over the next four years, it’s little surprise companies are eager to dive in. In fact, 56% of global CEOs expect it will take only three to five years to see a significant ROI on AI systems.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence
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Science shows the real danger of slow adaptation in AI for HR

By Elizabeth T. on Oct 16, 2019 5:12:53 PM

Ready or not, artificial intelligence (AI) and human intuition are going to be ultimate power couple. AI for talent strategy may surpass the likes of Jay-Z and Beyonce, Simba and Nala, or bacon eggs. AI and talent professionals will be carving out the future of fast-thinking companies.

Topics: Science Artificial Intelligence
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5 Common Misconceptions about AI Tools for HR

By Elizabeth T. on Sep 3, 2019 2:13:06 PM

We understand the needs of human resources. That’s why we created Retorio.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence Pre-Employment Testing

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