Automatically scored interviews: Incorporating AI and Preemployment Assessments

  • Career Level: Basic-level career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
  • Competency: Use of technology
  • Fee: $69 (member); $89 (nonmember);
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  • Summary

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly being used in preemployment assessment, including to automatically score interviews. Much consternation and confusion around these technologies exist even though essays in standardized tests have been automatically scored for more than two decades. Dr. Hickman is a leading expert on the science of automatically scoring interviews and is collaborating with several organizations who sell such tools. In this session, the current state of the science and practice of automatically scored interviews will be discussed, including tips for preparing students for such interviews.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Explain how machine learning is used to score interviews;
    • Identify how to prepare students to succeed in automatically scored interviews; and
    • Describe the benefits and drawbacks of automatically scoring natural language text.


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