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How to Attract a Recruiting Robot

Don’t be alarmed by the idea that AI might read your résumé.

By Monica Mehta

Winter 2019


Percentage of employees who are concerned that they will not be able to adjust to the rapid adoption of AI

The tools might have changed, but the goal remains the same, says Nagaraj Nadendla, who manages Oracle’s cloud recruiting solutions. "Companies are using natural-language processing to understand individuals and how closely they match the requirements," he says. “People need to appropriately capture their contributions and achievements.” How can you catch the computer’s, um, eye? Experts suggest using specific, straightforward language and quantifying accomplishments, such as stating revenue earned or money saved. More at

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