launched a new function that will detect and flag responses sourced by generative AI, like ChatGPT, in real time. According to the company, it will prevent candidates from using generative AI tools to respond to prompts in online interviews. Candidates will then be alerted and given an opportunity to change their responses, prior to submission.

Filtered showed off new AI features aimed at streamlining the technical hiring process, better assess Gen AI skills and address fraud. The new features are meant to aid employers in making skills-based hiring decisions, Filtered said. The features include ChatGPT usage detection, AI-suggested interview questions, an engineering job simulation and text summaries of candidates’ responses to video questions.

iHire launched Bias Breaker, a feature to aid diversity recruitment. The tool eliminates job applicants’ personal details such as names, dates, addresses, photos and social media profile links. By removing information that could reveal a candidate’s age, gender, ethnicity or other demographic characteristics, Bias Breaker helps employers evaluate talent based on skills and qualifications.

Bountiful, a referral-as-a-service platform, launched out of Venture Studio High Alpha. The platform leverages personal and professional networks to connect employers and candidates and build diverse teams. By tying “bounties” or incentives to job opportunities the platform helps employers build viral recruiting campaigns. In addition, it allows users to recruit from their own network to earn bounties.

The Muse launched Coach Connect Outplacement Services, a coaching service companies can offer to departing employees in the event of a layoff. The service provides packages tailored for individual contributors, leaders and executives. Muse vets and selects coaches with expertise in career transitions who can aid in, among other things, job-search strategies, resume and LinkedIn recommendations and interview preparation.

Equifax introduced a pre-employment verification solution designed for recruiting, retaining and engaging an hourly workforce. Called Talent Report, the product provides a “full view” of an applicant’s work experience in the hopes of supporting better-informed hiring decisions. According to the company, it will also help lower turnover and improve retention.

Datapeople, a “recruiting predictability platform,” completed a $13 million Series A funding round, which was co-led by GreatPoint Ventures and New Markets Venture Partners. The company says it brings data-backed objectivity, efficiency and predictability to talent acquisition through optimized job descriptions followed by reporting and analytics on recruiting processes and performance.

A new career platform, ex judicata launched to “expand the versatility of a law degree.” The website, job board, community and career transition resource center is designed specifically for attorneys who wish to leverage their JD skill set and transition to careers in business, not-for-profits, academia and government.

Joveo released what it calls the industry’s first interactive talent sourcing and recruitment advertising benchmark reports, covering 11 of the most popular occupations in the U.S. The reports leverage Joveo’s proprietary data as well as information provided by the labor market analytics firm Lightcast. Joveo said the reports provide “data-driven, competitive and actionable insights and recommendations” for talent acquisition and recruitment marketing leaders.

By Mark Feffer

Mark Feffer is executive editor of RecruitingDaily and the HCM Technology Report. He’s written for TechTarget, HR Magazine, SHRM, Dice Insights, and TalentCulture, as well as Dow Jones, Bloomberg and Staffing Industry Analysts. He likes schnauzers, sailing and Kentucky-distilled beverages.


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