ChatGPT and Curiosity for Talent Management

Getting the most out of emerging technology with curiosity

Matthew Murrie
4 min readJan 23


A Thomas Kinkade painting of a person using curiosity to guide Artificial Intelligence created using DALLE

As the search for attracting and retaining talent becomes more intense, businesses must discover new ways to search for new talent and innovative ways to retain their best employees.

ChatGPT, a powerful language model developed by OpenAI is one technology that has the potential to revolutionize talent management.

Learning how to leverage the capabilities of ChatGPT can help organizations create a culture of curiosity that encourages employees to be more engaged, innovative, and motivated. In this article, we will explore how ChatGPT can be used to enhance recruiting, screening, onboarding, employee engagement, and retention.

How ChatGPT, combined with a culture of curiosity, can help attract and retain talent:

Attracting Talent

Companies that foster a culture of curiosity are more likely to attract candidates who are self-motivated learners, and who will be more engaged with the company’s mission and values.

ChatGPT can be used to create natural language job descriptions that accurately convey the responsibilities and requirements of open positions, making them more attractive to potential candidates.

For example, a chatbot powered by ChatGPT could ask questions about the role, such as the specific tasks involved, the qualifications needed, and the desired experience and skills. The chatbot could then use the answers to generate a detailed and accurate job description.

Screening Talent

A culture of curiosity at a company can help in the screening of top talent by attracting individuals who are naturally curious and driven to learn and grow. These individuals are likely to be proactive in seeking out companies that value and encourage curiosity.

A culture of curiosity can also be used as a screening tool during the interview process. Asking questions that assess a candidate’s curiosity and willingness to learn can provide insights into their potential for growth and development within the company.



Matthew Murrie

Author of The Book of What If…?, Founder of What If Curiosity, and Creator of Curiosity-Based Thinking and Curiosity-Based Learning, turning ideas into actions.