The end of the résumé? Hiring is in the midst of a technological revolution with algorithms, chatbots

10 Aug 2018

Automated screening saves time and money, but who gets left out? 

The last time Chuck Blatt searched for a job, about 10 years ago, he relied on a thoughtful cover letter, a résumé printed on nice paper and good rapport during a face-to-face interview.

Now, he said, “that is all out the window.”

Since Blatt, 50, left his job as vice president of a painting and construction company in March, he has spent nearly every day in front of the computer in his Chicago home applying for jobs via automated processes.

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