ThisWay Blog

8 Critical Recruiting Facts That Will Make You Rethink Your Hiring Strategy

By | Job market, ThisWay Blog | No Comments

Sourcing candidates for a job is never an easy task for both the HR department of companies and head hunters. Typically, the recruitment process goes from identifying the vacancy, preparing the job description, sourcing of databases, role marketing, short-listing of candidates, interviewing applicants, and reference checking, to the actual job offer. It’s a long and complicated process, which is why companies enlist the help of head hunters for recruitment solutions.

Read More

ThisWay Global launches AI software platform to transform the recruitment industry.

By | Press Release | No Comments

ThisWay Global, a Cambridge-based company, founded and developed at ideaSpace at University of Cambridge, launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI) software platform, GPS, at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

ThisWay’s platform streamlines the recruitment process by matching high-quality candidates to the most relevant job opportunities using its machine learning algorithms.

Read More

How to Determine If You’re a Good Fit for the Job

By | Job market, Press Release, ThisWay Blog | No Comments

There are plenty of job sites out there, offering standard resume-to-opening or dropdown menu matching based on job experience, availability, and other standard qualifiers. At ThisWay, we know there’s more than what meets the eye when it comes to finding the perfect career match, such as inclusiveness, flexibility, or benefits. Give yourself a bit of relief with these tips, our first installment in a series of posts about the toolkit you need to ensure you aren’t unintentionally pursuing a short-term job, by forgetting key elements to landing a long-term career.

Read More

8 Women-Led Startups That Are Changing the World

By | Diversity, ThisWay Blog | No Comments

A study by the Harvard Business Review reported that women are rated higher than men when it comes to leadership competencies —with women outscoring men to the highest degree in taking the initiative and driving for results.

Fortune also summarized a few things that make women great leaders such as they are better than men at empathy; they value reciprocal relationships higher than men do; and they are concerned about cooperation, collaboration, and fairness from even a younger age.

Read More

SXSW 2017: What We’re Looking Forward To

By | Events, ThisWay Blog | No Comments

Every year, South by Southwest (SXSW) brings people from all kinds of industries together to throw one of the country’s most anticipated creative conferences. SXSW describes itself as an event put together to “celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.”

A look at this year’s schedule shows the abundance of panels, parties, talks, and exhibits. It might seem a bit intimidating at first, with hundreds of listings for artists, films, and discussions filling the 10-day event that takes place in Austin, TX from March 10 to 19.

Read More

Mark Stevenson appointed Chief Operating Officer

By | Press Release | No Comments

February 27, 2017

Mark Stevenson appointed Chief Operating Officer

ThisWay Global, a Cambridge-based technology company that is developing a software platform powered by machine learning for the recruitment industry, has appointed Mark Stevenson as Chief Operating Officer.

Mark joins ThisWay Global with over 25 years’ international experience in the recruitment sector and over 18 years’ board level experience. Mark has expertise running multi brand multi-site national and international groups with turnovers of up to £100 million as well as startups, leading them through to global expansion having worked across Europe, Scandinavia, Asia, US, Middle East and Australia.
Mark has also held a number of senior operating positions including at AN Group, SRG, HRGO plc and Top Jobs on the Net Ltd.

Angela Hood, founder and CEO of ThisWay, commented:

“Mark’s extensive international operational expertise in the recruitment industry will prove invaluable as we move into the next phase of our development. His wealth of industry experience has already been of great benefit, having worked with us as a consultant for the last year.

“His appointment as COO will strengthen our team greatly as we focus on capitalising on our transformational technology and exploiting our unique position in the recruitment industry.”

Mark Stevenson, COO at ThisWay Global, said:

“I am delighted to join ThisWay Global. Having worked with the company as a consultant for a year, I have seen first-hand how its proprietary machine learning technology delivers greater return on investment – saving businesses more than 50% in both time and money.

“I know how valuable it is for both employers and candidates to have access to a technology that can do in minutes what it takes humans weeks to do.”

ThisWay Global’s platform streamlines the recruitment process by matching high-quality candidates to the most appropriate job opportunities using innovative machine learning technology and methodologies.


ThisWay Global
Angela Hood, CEO
Mark Stevenson, COO
01233 451160

Instinctif Partners
Adrian Duffield/Chantal Woolcock/Chris Birt
020 7457 2020

About ThisWay Global
ThisWay Global was incubated for over two years at the University of Cambridge’s ideaSpace, and removes the challenges of the hiring process for businesses and individuals using its data analytics platform powered by machine learning.
ThisWay has developed a superior technology and methodology to help both businesses and individuals get more out of the time they invest in hiring, while eliminating conscious and unconscious bias in candidate profiling and selection.

Mark Stevenson

Mark Stevenson, ThisWay COO

Download the press release:

PDF Format

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Business and Other Sectors

By | Events | No Comments

Artificial Intelligence has undoubtedly played an important role towards enhancement of the performance and accuracy of our daily duties. It doesn’t only help in saving time and costs for businesses, but also help in the transformation of operations in different sectors.

In a conference entitled “Artificial Intelligence in the World of Work”, Angela Hood of our team shared her insights on AI and here are some main takeaways to learn from her talk.

Read More

Global Statistics Shaping Recruitment Trends [Infographic]

By | ThisWay Blog | No Comments

Five years ago, 39% of recruiters globally didn’t see their hiring volume to change, according to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report. And between 2011 and 2013, the volume actually dipped down below 50%. But, due to a number of socio-economic changes around the globe, we can see those numbers shifting in the upcoming year.

Technology and diversity drive this year’s trends, and as you plan your company’s recruitment strategy for 2017, keep them in mind.

Read More