Vocatio is a startup designed to find jobs for teens and millennials. Founded by 49-year-old Patrick Jones, the company is a go-between for colleges that will match the skills of liberal arts students to businesses looking to fill equivalent positions.
The company will construct quizzes that test the skills of upcoming graduates.
“If I can give you, as an employer, a quantitative reason why Manuel, Jamal, Tom should be considered for this job role regardless of all the other factors, can we improve the likelihood that those types of candidates get opportunities?” Jones said. “Can our approach assist this population by making them more visible to companies who are otherwise starving for high-potential talent?”
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