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Your next job interview could be judged by AI. Here's how to prepare

By Danielle Abril

27 Mar 2023 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

In the recruitment world, AI-assessed interviews can eliminate you before you ever speak to a human. The Post offers some tips to help you navigate this new assessment tool.

You may know that artificial intelligence may scan your résumé when you apply for a job. But are you prepared to have an interview assessed by AI?

Some employers are using AI to assess video interviews candidates do on their own time without a human on the other side. Depending on the software, the AI can evaluate a candidate's communication skills, problem-solving skills, initiative, professionalism and attitude. And ultimately, the AI screening could eliminate you before you ever speak to a human.

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