EmTech Trends: Candidate Assessment


Members only
June 26, 2019
16:00 to 17:00

What technologies are being employed to enhance the assessment of candidates? Where is this technology headed and how will it support talent acquisition?

As executive roles become increasingly complex and the drive for diverse talent accelerates, technology can enhance successful outcomes and even help to remove unconscious bias.

Join us for the next webinar in our new series covering emerging technology trends and how they impact your firm and your clients.

We'll be joined by an expert panel including:

  • Dr. Frida Polli, CEO, Pymetrics
  • Omer Molad, Co-founder and CEO, Vervoe
  • Zack Henry, Managing Director, Business Development, Mintz Group

Moderated by Karen Greenbaum, President & CEO, AESC

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Registration Instructions
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About Mintz Group
The Mintz Group is the exclusive due diligence partner of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. Founded in 1994, they have a team of more than 250 investigators, including former investigative reporters, federal investigators, prosecutors, anti-corruption investigators and former intelligence officers, with offices in 15 cities in North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Having vetted many thousands of executives for search firms and their clients over the years, they are recognized as a global thought leader on executive background checking.

About pymetrics
pymetrics is a future of work platform using AI and data-driven insights to help companies make better people decisions and understand their workforce. pymetrics helps clients make their hiring and internal mobility more predictive and less biased. pymetrics replaces the resume as a first-pass filter by using proven neuroscience games and AI to assess candidates based on their inherent cognitive and emotional make-up.

Frida Polli PhD is an award-winning Harvard and MIT trained neuroscientist turned AI-startup founder an CEO. She is the CEO of pymetrics, a future of work platform that uses behavioral science and AI to helps companies like Unilever, Accenture, and LinkedIn to match external and internal talent with their ideal jobs in the most predictive and bias-free way. Pymetrics has raised $60M in funding from Khosla Ventures, General Atlantic, Workday and Salesforce Ventures. It was named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer for its pioneering work in ethical AI. While an academic, Frida was a NARSAD Young Investigator, an NIH fellow, an MIT 100K winner, and a Life Science Fellow at Harvard Business School (where she earned an MBA). She has been featured on CNN, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Fast Company, and Inc, and she regularly contributes to Forbes.

About Vervoe
Vervoe's mission is to make hiring about merit, not background. Vervoe, an AI-powered skill testing platform, helps companies hire the very best by focusing on who can do the job, not who looks good on paper. Vervoe uses machine learning to create tailored skills assessments that are instantly auto-gradable, allowing companies to test candidates for any skill, and automatically grade their responses at any scale. Vervoe gives major staffing firms like Kforce an “unfair advantage” by showcasing candidates whose skills have already been validated.

Register to explore:
  • Technology in pre-vetting and early background checks
  • How AI and other technologies are being used to assess competencies and culture alignment
  • When technology can augment expert interviewing
  • Where technology can play a role in eliminating unconscious bias





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