Human Recruiters vs. Robot Recruiters: Which is better?

Jan Tegze
5 min readJul 1, 2022
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In today’s business world, the competition for top talent is more fierce than ever. As a result, employers are increasingly turning to technology to help them find the best candidates for their open positions. By investing in automated systems that can scour the internet for candidates who meet their specific criteria, companies can save time and money in the recruiting process.

While there is no replacement for the human element when it comes to talent acquisition, these systems can help identify potential candidates who may not have otherwise been found. In the end, many companies understand that it takes more than just a resume to identify the right person for the job. By leveraging technology in the recruiting process, they are able to find the best candidates and stay ahead of the competition.

Traditional Recruitment Methods

The conventional recruitment methods, such as print ads, job fairs, and campus visits, have almost vanished. Even online job boards are no longer the primary source of candidates for most companies. Instead, they are using social media, employee referrals, and other creative means to reach out to potential candidates.

As a result, employer branding has become a top priority for many companies. Yet marketing teams often lack the knowledge or resources to focus on this area, while talent acquisition teams are often too bogged down with other responsibilities to give it the attention it deserves. This leaves employers at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting and retaining the best talent.

It is clear that something needs to change if companies want to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing world of recruiting.

We Need a Change

Technology plays a vital role in recruitment today; the human aspect is steadily fading out of the recruiting process. Although technology and advanced automated systems play an important role in our everyday life, unfortunately, we sometimes rely so much on technology and advanced tools that we have failed to create a balance between technology and human in recruiting.

We have been unable to understand that these advanced tools serve as an aid and they are there to…

Jan Tegze

Author of bestseller “Full Stack Recruiter”, #Recruiter, Dream Chaser, Creator of impossible, #BlackBerry fan (probably the only one).