Machines Are Better Than Humans at Hiring the Best Employees
When an algorithm picks the candidate, they stay longer, new research finds. People want to believe they have good instincts, but when it comes to hiring, they can't best a computer. Hiring managers select worse job candidates than the ones recommended by an algorithm, new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds. Looking across 15 companies and more than 300,000 hires in low-skill service-sector jobs, such as data entry and call center work...