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Linda Currey Post
The Right Fit
The strong economy and the fierce competition among companies for the best job candidates have made finding and keeping talented employees even more difficult than in the past, HR leaders tell us. That’s why they’re so interested in using artificial intelligence to help make the right hires and not overlook candidates who would be a great fit.

At Oracle OpenWorld last month, Oracle’s Chris Leone demonstrated how AI-powered data intelligence capabilities can help HR leaders better evaluate candidates based on their education, work history, career trajectory, and aspirations and then use that data to predict their likelihood of success. Read more about technology advancements causing CHROs such as Alexandria Smith of the City of Memphis to say, “I’m watching what AI can do to help us recruit and retain the most-talented people.”

Linda Currey Post, Senior Writer at Oracle
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