Smart Recruiters has raised $10 million to attempt and improve the intricate, tangled, confusing, broken, frustrating hiring process.
“Our enemy is the resume,” Lewis said. “We want candidates to show their true colors … which you can’t do in a black and white resume.”
Job-finding and recruiting sites are hotter than heat, but no-one’s hotter than the relatively ancient old man on the block: 8-year-old Indeed.com.
Every year, the hiring and recruiting industry spends about $9 billion on job ads for a pitiful success rate of under 4 percent. KarmaHire is is trying to change that, to flip the funnel on hiring — and it’s succeeding, so far.
Ahh, the chaos, excitement, sheer terror, and sometimes, sadly, ennui of demo day.