People are critical to the success of any business. So why are companies not paying more attention to the way they attract, assess and develop their talent?
Sahiqa Bennett is the CEO of Searchie, who are using AI to accelerate and assess talent. Bad hires can cost companies thousands of dollars and leave long lasting negative damage on company culture.
Searchie is creating borderless hiring through AI, which gives people a chance to go through a more unbiased hiring process. Companies can also create diversity in the workplace. Sahiqa is an experienced industry specialist in HR and has been an entrepreneur for over 7 years.
Sahiqa is also a Senior Advisor to His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi & Lead Ventures. She advises on their technology and innovation strategy and is building international relations.
She was selected to represent the UAE as 1 of 40 CEOs globally to feature in a docuseries called “The Social Movement”. The show will be aired on Amazon Prime in 2020.
Sahiqa is passionate about humanity and also has strong links the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals. Through Searchie she is able to help solve some of these through business. Searchie is aligned with Goals 5 & 8 (Gender equality and creating economic growth through employment opportunities).