Eightfold to launch AI powered career site with Conagra Brands

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 15, 2019 — Eightfold, the creator of the first Talent Intelligence Platform, announced the launch of the first-ever personalized career site with Conagra Brands, Inc., one of North America’s leading branded food companies.

The pioneering career site, powered by artificial intelligence, will place job seekers’ interests at the forefront of the recruitment process to deliver a positive candidate experience and accelerate talent acquisition.

By leveraging AI, Conagra Brands can scale recruiting efforts, inform the application process with insights and attract qualified candidates according to their skills, experience and interests.

“Conagra Brands is focused on modernizing, innovating and renovating our portfolio of iconic and emerging brands. We are applying the same lens to talent acquisition as we digitize and enhance the end-to-end talent acquisition experience,” said Henry Jones, Director of Talent Acquisition. “Through our partnership with Eightfold, we will leverage AI to provide a more engaging candidate experience which, in return, will allow the Talent Acquisition team to effectively meet the dynamic talent needs of the business.”

Powered by Eightfold AI, matching algorithms will allow candidates to discover and quickly apply to the most relevant roles for them at Conagra. Personalized, simple and friendly candidate experiences will show applicants why they are qualified for specific positions, remove ambiguity from job descriptions and give job seekers an inside look at the company culture, ultimately building candidate confidence and removing stress from the process.

“Part of Conagra’s mission statement is to put our future talent first,” said Tresia Nwamadi, Vice President of Talent Effectiveness at Conagra. “Conagra is committed to improving company-wide recruiting and talent management efforts. On top of completely redesigning our website and updating our talent strategy, launching the career site is one of the many ways Conagra will continue to adopt new digital processes.”

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“Recruiting and retaining qualified talent in today’s job market is a growing challenge for enterprises around the world,” said Ashutosh Garg, Founder and CEO of Eightfold. “By providing a career site that matches applicants to relevant positions based on capabilities and potential, Conagra will pioneer a true candidate-first experience. We are proud to provide Conagra’s talent acquisition solution and accelerate their digital transformation.”

Leveraging the power of AI, Conagra’s Talent Acquisition team will be able to reduce manual efforts and interact with candidates faster. “Using the best available technology will enable us to create a more positive experience for our future talent, so that they can become the next generation of leaders at Conagra,” Nwamadi commented.

“With AI, we will rediscover the talent in our legacy applicant tracking systems and easily re-engage valued people. By using job calibration in place of Boolean searches to determine appropriate applicants quickly, we will be able to advise and partner with our hiring managers more effectively. Our team is proud to pioneer an AI-powered candidate experience, and we believe incoming talent and our global business will quickly notice a significant difference.”

About Eightfold
Eightfold delivers the Talent Intelligence Platform, the most effective way for companies to identify promising candidates, reach diversity hiring goals, retain top performers, and engage talent. Eightfold’s patented artificial intelligence–based platform empowers enterprises to turn talent management into a competitive advantage. Built by top engineers out of Facebook, Google and other leading technology companies, Eightfold is based in Mountain View, California.

About Conagra Brands
Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), headquartered in Chicago, is one of North America’s leading branded food companies. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, Conagra Brands combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. The company’s portfolio is evolving to satisfy people’s changing food preferences. Conagra’s iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender’s®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, as well as emerging brands, including Angie’s®, BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke’s®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®, offer choices for every occasion. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

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