September 14, 2018

Merrill Insight™ | 5 ways AI is shaking up the job market (and how to use it to your advantage)

Part of our ongoing series of conversations with prominent change-makers on new trends and perspectives impacting the financial services industry.

Abby Roberts, Director of Merrill Insight™ | September 14, 2018

“AI is a lot like the Iron Man suit – it takes a human and makes them more powerful,” says Joanna Riley, CEO and co-founder of Censia. In this podcast, we discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) is fundamentally changing the way companies identify and recruit talent – and what it means for job seekers.

Learn more by listening to the full podcast. Topics include:

  • How AI widens the talent pool
  • Why it’s driving a fundamental shift in the recruiting process
  • How to build an online presence that stands out
  • Why soft skills are so important and how AI identifies them
  • The biggest mistake women tend to make on LinkedIn
  • How the Censia search engine works

Censia is a talent acquisition technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to change the way companies identify and hire talent.

About Joanna Riley

Joanna Riley is an entrepreneur, advocate, and mentor in technology, and is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Censia. Joanna has a highly experienced background in building and scaling companies, which she attributes to her deep passion of people and building technologies that allow people to be their best selves. She brings her wide knowledge of the industry to better transform the way enterprise companies hire talent.

Prior to Censia, Joanna was the co-founder and CEO of 1-Page, a SaaS solutions provider in the Talent Acquisition sector. In 2014, she led 1-Page to a successful IPO, and onto the S&P/ASX 300 by 2016.

Before 1-Page, she experienced two successful acquisitions of her companies, was part of the International Training Unit for the FBI, was a national rower, and earned her BA degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia where she was a full scholarship athlete.

Featured in Fortune, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc, WSJ, Financial Times, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, NYSE, TechCrunch, Business Insider, and many others. In 2017, Joanna was named one of the 100 highest-ranking women in tech globally, and in 2016 was awarded the Most Powerful and Influential Women, and the Power ’30 Under 30’.

She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Young Presidents Organization (SF Bay Chapter) and is an active angel investor in early-stage companies. She sits on the Advisory Boards of Singularity University, Founder Institute, and CerraCap Ventures.

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