JobsTheWord were delighted to have been included in Paul Rubens’s feature in The Times this week as one of a new breed of digital startups – identified by leading venture capitalists and industry analysts – sending shock waves through important sectors of the UK economy and worth watching.
2. JobsTheWord: www.jobstheword.co.uk
Jobs The Word is disrupting the recruitment market using big data analysis. It gathers information about people from online sources, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and uses it to match them with job vacancy advertisements that customers post. It’s disruptive because it replaces the knowledge and networks built up by expensive head hunters and recruiters with algorithms that analyse web data, and it’s powerful because it can produce candidates who aren’t looking for a new job, as well as active job seekers. It’s also highly scalable because everything is done automatically without the need for human intervention.
The full article also featured in the business section of Raconteur