Every major Technology organization is using Artificial Intelligence for newer purposes that can enhance its footprint financially. Breaking the norm from regular this time, IBM is using AI for a noble cause that is aimed at helping the workforce that remains unidentified by recruiters due to a lack of formal degrees. There are more than half-million jobs in the technology sector that could benefit from this initiative.
IBM is using its AI technologies to find talent in the degreeless workforce. It will provide better exposure and employment prospects to less privileged communities.
Skillsbuild A Platform from IBM to Integrate AI in Recruitment
This initiative from IBM provides a platform for the people struggling with uncertainty or lack of resources in their community or country. People like refugees, veterans, and asylum seekers can get a job matching their skills through this platform and start life anew. The program provides pieces of training, reskilling, and coachings in the communities to help them re-enter working spaces.
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SkillsBuild: A Newer Approach
SkillsBuild also partners with local NGOs to help people. IBM stated that it is a new and sustainable hiring perspective; however, it is not being implemented in IBM hiring right now.
Using AI to Find Employees In Non-Traditional Ways
The IBM Skillsbuild platform intends to amalgamate artificial intelligence with the other tools to find skilled employees in unconventional ways. MyInnerGenuis is an AI integrated with the IBM Skillsbuild. MyInnerGenuis is currently being used to fill Mid and entry-level IT jobs in the US under IBMs Collar Programs. It is also being used in the Skillsbuild program in the Europe.
Filling Roles by People without Formal Degrees
Most of the roles being filled by the platforms are the ones that do not require a college degree. People without previous IT experience are filling these roles.
Helping People Enter IT – Workspace
There is undoubtedly a shortage of skilled professionals in the Technology sector, with so many job openings remaining unfilled. IBM intends to create newer avenues for more people to enter IT, specifically those who have not ever been considered for IT Jobs.
Newer Roles in Future Technology Led Economies
Grace Suh, the VP of education at IBM, expressed that this platform is intended for reskilling workers and making them job-ready. The newer roles include customer service, cybersecurity, and web development.