Jobvite acquires AI, data science team to stimulate talent acquisition

Jobvite | July 16, 2020

Software and recruiting firm Jobvite has acquired the artificial intelligence (AI) and data science team at Predictive Partner, it announced July 13; AI is an essential tool for talent acquisition professionals, it said. Predictive Partner CEO Morgan Llewellyn will serve as Jobvite's Chief Data Scientist. Llewellyn will lead a team utilizing AI through predictive analytics, automation, data science and machine learning and natural language processing, Jobvite stated. The company also announced the launch of enhanced intelligent candidate matching to assist recruiters, and candidate engagement scoring capabilities to provide at-a-glance engagement metrics. "The addition of Morgan and the Predictive Partner team to our ranks will help our customers derive even more value from the Jobvite Talent Acquisition Suite," Aman Brar, CEO of Jobvite said in a statement.

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CrossCountry Consulting | April 27, 2022

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Stoovo and PredictHQ Partner to Empower Gig Economy Workers to Know Where Demand Will Hit

PredictHQ | March 26, 2022

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beqom Partners with Modulus Data to Streamline HR Compensation Processes

beqom | May 23, 2022

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Workday | April 10, 2022

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