As the retail industry continues to lose workers, companies are turning the table on traditional hiring practices. Instead of waiting for candidates to come to them via traditional job postings, retailers are leaning on artificial intelligence software to search out people who would be a good fit for the job — before a candidate even considers applying.
The pandemic economy left retail companies with thin employee rolls as workers left the industry for higher pay, stronger benefits and better working conditions elsewhere. More than 1 million of the 11 million jobs currently available in the U.S. are in the retail sector, according o the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Read more at NBC.