You know what they say: shoot for the moon, because even if you fail, you'll land amongst the stars.
That is the view of Juliet Eccleston, CEO and Co-founder of AnyGood, who wants the London-based firm to be as big as jobs site Indeed.
The company, which claims to recruit talent using the power of the crowd, has also taken inspiration from some of the biggest names in the wider tech sector.
“My background is all in delivering large-scale technology change programmes, and I became quite frustrated with the recruitment industry whilst I was doing that,” she told BusinessCloud.
“I needed to build teams, and the best way we always managed to bring people in was through recommendation – but there didn't seem to be any way to scale that process.
“I looked at Airbnb and Uber, who were scaling things in a way that other industries hadn't been able to do before. I started to think about the recruitment industry and why nobody had scaled recommendations as a concept.
“I then began to look at all of the best bits and the most appropriate bits from other industries and pull that together into a proposition.
“We’re a crowdsourced talent platform: a network where we have a group of professionals who recommend other professionals for roles – a bit like an employee referral platform.”
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