hackajob, a digital recruitment company focused on removing any bias during the hiring phase, has received a lot of attention from Matt Holes who will be joining the company as their new Chief Commercial Officer. Started back in 2014, hackajob uses artificial intelligence on their platform for recruitment in technology fields of work and currently boasts more potential tech employees in London than LinkedIn.
It uses its proprietary machine learning platform to support unbiased hiring of candidates based on pure skill, and supports technology giants and start-ups alike, with clients including Apple, Argos and Vodafone. It recently raised $6.7m in Series A funding and Holmes is set to spearhead and accelerate hackajob’s UK and international growth.
Holmes joins hackajob from Impellam PLC, an international staffing specialist company, where he was of the Managing Director at onezeero, part ofthe Impellam Group. Holmes brings 14-years of industry knowledge to hackajob, specifically in recruiting for technical roles, as well as a huge personal interest in artificial intelligence, machine learning and science. With a full responsibility for hackajob’s UK, European and US expansion, Holmes will play a crucial role in advancing ambitious development plans across territories, supporting the company’s aim of being the number one platform for any company looking to fill a technical role.
Commenting on the move, Matt Holmes said, “hackajob stands out in the recruitment marketplace as a company that truly challenges the tired status quo of CVs, human bias, and non-technical people recruiting for advanced technology roles.
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