Amazon is getting rid of recruiters because the company has advanced AI technology that will automate the hiring process.
OK, that technically may not be exactly what is happening, but that’s how such developments typically get spun. So, what is really happening?
A leaked internal memo indicates that the company is moving forward with AI recruiting — or rather, candidate evaluation tech — called “Automated Applicant Evaluation,” or AAE, that began years ago. At the same time, Vox’s Recode reports that the retail giant was extending buyout offers recently to hundreds of its low- and mid-level recruiters, which included three months