Have you ever had to record a video for a job interview?
More and more companies are automating the job interview process.
Some companies will ask you to submit a video and respond to common interview questions.
They can then use artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to 'grade' your response.
But how can these AI interviewers work?
How can an AI accurately evaluate the diversity of possible candidates?
Some companies try to identify patterns in your speech, such as word speed or matching words from a job description.
Others will analyze your facial expressions to determine your personality.
Whether this should or not be done is an on going debate.
Would you want to apply for a job where a computer decides if you are hired or not?
How do make sure that AI interviewers do not discriminate?
Do you think you could be hired by an AI?
Select a job description, answer a question, and see for yourself!
Please select on of the job descriptions before starting!
Job Description: We are seeking experienced drivers who can oversee the safety
of our riders and ensure their transportation to and from their
desired locations. A great candidate is someone who has a
passion for transportation, understands all road and safety
signs, comprehends their local streets, and has an ability to
deliver a world-class customer experience.
Job Description: In the dog walker role, you will walk dogs from client homes as
scheduled. A key element of this role is to have physical stamina
and the ability to control multiple dogs during walks with
intermittent hazards such as vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
Success in this role will be determined by client satisfaction
and the health and well-being of the client’s pets.
Job Description: We are looking for a detail-oriented Proofreader to join our team.
You must be proficient in basic and advanced grammar rules and
understand how they are used within our style guides. Our ideal
candidate is meticulous in reviewing copy, noting errors such as
punctuation, spelling, and word usage, and knows how to check
statements for accuracy or potential plagiarism. You must
communicate effectively with the writers and other staff to
ensure documents meet all company guidelines.
Question 1 of 1 for Rideshare Driver
Please answer the following question:
Why are you a good fit for this job?
You have 1 minutes to answer this question. Starting now.
Typical AI hiring algorithms will look at a combination of verbal features,
based on the text of your interview response, and visual features,
which are analyzed using computer vision techniques. Below, we show you
some examples of how the AI software would be analyzing your video response.
As you look through them as yourself:
How could a software engineer program this?
Does the feature feel like a fair representation of a good candidate?
Are there any examples of good candidates that will not fit this definition?
We evaluate how normal your speech patterns are.
Are you speaking too slow or too fast?
We evaluate whether you are the right fit for the job
description based on the keywords you use in your response.
We evaluate your personality using facial expressions and
compare it to the preferred personality of the job description.
Review Video Submission
How would the AI grade you differently based on different inputs?
Try editing your transcript and select different video effects to see
how an AI hiring algorithm could change your hiring decision.
Add Video Background
Sometimes AI pick up on background features that should not be important
Change brightness and contrast
Can the AI measure your facial expression in different lighting?