We’re interested in finding and identifying the most successful startups coming out of London. This week, we’re checking out startups operating in recruitment.
Recruitment is a valuable industry filled with ambitious young professionals, placing jobseekers and filling difficult-to-fill roles – and it’s ripe for technological innovation.
Startups are working hard to bolster the efficiency of finding work, helping instantly fill temporary roles, finding apprentices, and making recruiters’ lives easier all at once.
Using Tech Nation’s Data Commons, we found London’s most valuable recruitment-focused companies and platforms under 10 years old. Find our lists of Gaming, MarTech and Sports startups, here.
Beamery puts the power in companies’ hands as to which talent they see – providing a recruitment-focused CRM that engages even candidates that haven’t taken the initiative to apply, actively creating relationships rather than receiving CVs.
Value: At least £92 million ($112 million)
Coople is the largest on-demand staffing platform. Through it, companies can find those looking for flexible work – and help people between jobs find something temporary to suit them.
Employers can instantly hire, while candidates can accept offers directly from their mobile and get paid weekly.
Value: At least £69 million ($84 million)
People management platform bob focuses on personalised and holistic HR. It’s in the process of modernising human resources, and bring out the best in clients’ employees.
Value: At least £65 million ($80 million)
Candidates searching for a career in business, accounting, marketing, tech or finance can count on a WhiteHat apprenticeship – including digital profiles instead of CVs, top job content, and a social network for apprentices.
Value: At least £52 million ($64 million)
With 16 international locations, job posting search engine Adzuna has had huge success.
It searches thousands of websites on behalf of jobseekers, and brings together millions of ads in one place.
Value: At least £32 million
Formerly Hassle, Helpling connects domestic cleaners with homeowners.
Value: £29 million (€32 million)
With Qlearsite, employers can get the capability to understand your employees and drive meaningful change. It offers People Analytics software so companies can get in-depth statistical analysis of their workforce.
Value: At least £25 million (€28 million)
Syft enables temporary work to be found easily and transparently.
Employers pay no upfront fees, and get a greater deal of control – while ‘Syfters’ are vetted and have incredible choice as to when and where they work.
Most importantly, they are paid above average rates for their work.
Value: At least £24 million
Network Locum helps doctors book sessional work instantly, and get paid on-time.
It makes the entire locum system simpler and more efficient.
Value: At least £23 million ($28 million)
The Debut app lets students and graduates find employment quickly and easily, from their own mobile phones. You can browse opportunities and get spotted by recruiters, across a wide range of sectors.
Value: At least £20 million
Check out the rest of our Top 10 lists for more innovative companies based out in London.