Recruiters no longer need to rely solely on new candidates to fill open positions. Today, organizations are seeing dramatic results by tapping into the talent pools right in front of them.
Talent rediscovery re-engages passive talent already familiar with the organization. Unfortunately, many HR functions overlook this recruiting tactic or lack the talent acquisition technology to enable re-engagement.
Michael Watson was a power user of Eightfold AI at Gigamon, where they used talent rediscovery to decrease time to hire and save millions of dollars with increased productivity. Seeing firsthand how AI changes the game for recruiters, Watson likens the introduction of AI to the transition from newspaper ads to internet job boards. Used correctly, AI opens the door to a new level of recruiting efficiency.
At Eightfold, Watson leads customer advocacy, helping clients go deeper into their talent pools to fill roles while debunking myths about using AI for talent rediscovery along the way.
On the Recruiting Future with Matt Alder podcast, Watson unpacked three of the top talent acquisition fallacies and shared insights into the benefits and practical results of AI-driven talent rediscovery.
Myth No. 1: Previous Applicants Will Never Be a Fit
There are countless reasons why