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Rec Tech: the Recruiting Technology Podcast

Bringing you technology inspired conversations with practitioners and vendors in the recruiting technology arena.

Jul 1, 2019

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Zach Linder has led analytics and automation initiatives at several high-growth companies, most recently including his role as vice president and head of US operations at Virtusa,

Currently he oversees machine learning and analytics functions at Canvas the text interview company that was recently acquired by Jobvite…

  • Your background and what you do at Canvas...VP of Machine Learning & Analytics,
  • Talk a little bit about the recent acquisition with’s that going? ...reaction?
  • What new features have rolled out in the last six months?...whats next ?
  • What do the analytics say about texting and recruiting? Give us some insights...Do you have any stats you can share?
  • How can companies use Canvas to better their recruiting processes? (use cases)
  • AI/ML/ natural language-based analytics are popular right now. How should the average recruiter approach technologies like these when it comes to understanding how to leverage them? 
  • Why are they such a great thing in recruiting today and the future?
  • How Canvas is working to create the connection between human and bot recruiting process?
  • What does a company need to do to make a bot installation successful?