Indeed, the world's leading job search engine, recently conducted a study on the French workforce and artificial intelligence (AI). The results this study make it possible to make a primary assessment on the visions, expectations, and fears of the French when it comes to the integration of AI in working society.
The 1940 respondents were able to express themselves on the issue of recruitment, imagining a job interview conducted with artificial intelligence.
While the majority of respondents clearly show a preference for human contact during recruitment, the study reveals more surprising answers:
If the share of the French welcoming with enthusiasm and hope the prospect of being recruited by an artificial intelligence remains a minority, it is nonetheless symptomatic breaches of trust, justice, and fairness that many French sadly seemed to have faced when they were looking for a job.
Conducted between March 13 and 14, 2019, this survey was conducted among 1,940 people representing the French population and aged at least 18 years. The quota method and the adjustment were applied to several criteria such as sex, age, socio-professional category and region.