75: Michael Yinger on resume parsing, AI screening and biases

Michael Yinger has been in the talent acquisition space for almost 20 years, most recently as the Global Lead of Growth, Strategy and Product Management for PeopleScout. 

His previous experience in the space includes Aon RPO as Global Delivery Leader, Randstad Sourceright as VP of Implementation and Technology, and as an independent consultant specializing in process and implementation for multiple clients.

A well-tenured business executive, Michael brings expertise in technology, business design, and strategy to The Sieve, as well as a passion to enhance the experience of all the participants in the recruitment process. 

He and his family live in Charlotte, NC, where they take time to enjoy the outdoors and regional entertainment, taking advantage of the mild climate.

What I discussed with Michael:

  • How resume parsing works
  • Pro and cons between traditional screening versus AI
  • How to prevent biases from creeping into the screening process
  • Will grammar and spelling affect your application in the eyes of automated screening
  • And many more…

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