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Robo-recruitment agent can now decipher and match CVs from 30 languages

 

ThisWay Global launches $7m funding round ahead of Silicon Valley bow

 

SXSW 2017: Could AI replace recruitment agents?

 

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NEW TO THE MARKET

March 10, 2017 New businesses, office openings, new products and projects for 6-10 March 2017. Read more on Recruiter…

 

Stevenson boosts ThisWay Global executive team

March 6, 2017 ThisWay Global, a Cambridge-based technology company developing a software platform powered by machine learning for the recruitment industry, has appointed Mark Stevenson as chief operating officer. Read more on Business Weekly…

 

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ThisWay Global secures £1.6m funding

September 28, 2016 Cambridge-based hiring technology company ThisWay Global has secured £1.6m from a funding round led by investors Imperial Innovations Group. The round participants also include US-based Jetstream Ventures and Grupa Pracuj, a global recruitment technology company with a dedicated investment arm for emerging HR tech companies. Read more on Recruiter…

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Imperial Innovations leads £1.6m seed round in machine learning recruitment tech startup

September 27, 2016 Technology investment firm Imperial Innovations has headed up a seven figure funding round in a tech firm which looks to utilise machine learning to better match job candidates with vacancies. The £1.6m seed round in ThisWay Global Limited was led by Imperial along with contribution from Jetstream Ventures and GPHR Ventures Read more on Bdaily…

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Could machine learning help you get a new job? ThisWay Global raises £1.6m

September 27, 2016 The recruitment industry is the latest sector to benefit from machine learning, with a Cambridge company receiving £1.6m to expand its platform. ThisWay Global has received the cash in a funding round led by Imperial Innovations Group. The funds will support the Company as it expands its offering to both recruiters and directly to internal human resource Read more on Cambridge News…

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Cambridge-based recruitment platform ThisWay Global secures £1.6m

September 27, 2016 ThisWay Global, a machine learning platform for the recruitment industry, has secured £1.6m in a seed funding round led by Imperial Innovations. Other investors include US-based Jetstream Ventures and Grupa Pracuj, a global recruitment tech firm. The Cambridge-based startup says it will use the money to expand its offering to recruiters and HR departments. Read more on Tech City News…

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21st Century Recruitment: Angela Hood on using technology to recruit a diverse workforce

August 25, 2016 Over the past few weeks we’ve showcased video interviews with our expert panellists from our 21st Century Recruitment panel debate on modern recruitment marketing. The latest in this series hears from Angela Hood, CEO of ThisWay Global, as she shares her insights on using the latest technological advances to recruit a more diverse workforce. Watch the video on Southerley…

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Does the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Mean the Death of the Recruiter?

July 19, 2016 Recruitment is a prime candidate for automation through artificial intelligence and machine learning, but what does this mean for the human side of hiring? Cath Everett investigates. The manual nature of many hiring processes has seen the recruitment sector jump to the front of the HR queue in terms of adopting artificial intelligence. Read more on Alexander Mann Solutions website…

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Does the rise of artificial intelligence mean the death of the recruiter?

July 19, 2016 Angela Hood: “Our goal isn’t to try and replace recruiters – we’ll still need them,” she says. “What we want to do is remove the fatiguing part, the grunt work, so they can focus on recruiting, onboarding and engaging people better. It’s about complementing rather than replacing.” A key aim of its system is to take the bias out of recruitment Read more on Personnel Today…

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ThisWay Global in talks with Fortune 500 companies in Florida

June 23, 2016 Cambridge UK company, ThisWay Global, has opened up potential blue chip clients in the US three months before setting up a base there to market its smart recruitment app. Angela Hood (pictured), founder and CEO of the startup, is part of a 10-person delegation to Orlando, Florida, this week where she was pitching for business to 240 Fortune 500 companies. Read more on Business Weekly…

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Tips for Americans Working Overseas Who Want to find a Job in the U.S.

June 21, 2016 A reader sent in a question about how she could find a job back in America after working overseas teaching english. She is trying to do it virtually so she has something lined up upon her return. But that can be a challenging task for many people. So we asked our network what they had to say and here’s their advice. Read more on CareerCloud…

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Recruitment marketing and how to avoid the unconscious bias

June 14, 2016 At our recent panel debate, 21st Century Recruitment, we talked to panellist Angela Hood, CEO of ThisWay Global. ThisWay Global develops technology solutions that match perfect candidates with their perfect roles, and avoid unconscious bias, a major factor in the recruitment of a diverse workforce. Here Angela tells us a little more about the challenge of Read more on Southerly…

Business Weekly

Looking for a job? Step ThisWay

May 31, 2016 The entrepreneur behind a game changing recruitment app is raising $1.5 million and looking to scale globally to help close a yawning disconnect between employers and job seekers across a vast range of sectors. ThisWay Global, which has UK offices in Cambridge, Newmarket and London, will set up in the US in September Read more on Business Weekly…

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Notes from 21st Century Recruitment: A Southerly event

May 26, 2016 Employer branding, employee advocacy, content marketing and employee engagement; these are the new cornerstones of modern recruitment. It’s for this reason we held a panel debate yesterday to ask the question: Will the 21st century see the death of the recruitment agent? The short answer? No. A poll we took at the start of the event to gauge opinion was Read more on MNG…

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Is this the solution to your firm’s hiring woes?

May 24, 2016 It sounds suspiciously like computer dating, but it is being hailed as the best thing since Leonardo Da Vinci came up with the CV 500 years ago.  And you can find out all about it at Venturefest East today when ThisWay Global will present its new technology solution for what the OECD says “might be the greatest business opportunity ever”… the solution to hiring.

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ideaSpace sees ThisWay’s tech hiring solution as the way forward for VentureFest East

May 23, 2016 In putting ThisWay forward to the pitch competition at Venturefest, Stewart McTavish, founding Director of the accelerator ideaSpace, at University of Cambridge, said: “We look for founders with big ideas and the business acumen to leverage our support.  Ultimately we are looking for companies that will positively affect millions in three to five years’ time. Read more on Cambridge Network…

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“Don’t count the things you do. Do the things that count.”

April 15, 2016 “We ended our first year with £135,000 in revenue, before we had a finished product and we are closing a £1 million+ seed round with some of the best investors in the world. I honestly don’t believe this would have been possible without my participating in BoS, less than one year ago.” Here are three big lessons I learned from Read more on Business of Software Blog…

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6 Questions You Need to Ask to Hire the Best Intern

Nov 3, 2015 You have extra work that needs to get done, and your top performers are in need of leadership training. It’s time to hire an intern.  You set out on the hiring process as you would for any position — but interns are different. They don’t have much experience in the workplace nor the job search, so you’ll need to evaluate their application materials accordingly. Read more on Spark Hire…

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Can Part-Time Work Minimize the Number of Layoffs in Oil, Gas?

Sep 24, 2015 Angela Hood, CEO of ThisWay Global – a tech development firm based in the UK that uses algorithms to help people find the right jobs – believes shared work could help the oil and gas industry in this situation. “One problem is that the industry has not agreed to the terminology of shared work. Our definition is when one or more employers share the same employee,” Hood told Rigzone.

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70 Startup Women Show Us What They Wear to Work

Aug 4, 2014 “As a Founder/CEO you have to be able to dig in with the techies and be able to dine with ‘would-be’ investors four hours later. I’ve found that a casual but comfortable dress is a good place to start. You can wear flip flops, etc when doing the heavy lifting, then throw on a smart jacket with some heels and you can make the look transition for a business meeting.” Read more on TechCo…

 

Articles & Opinions by people at ThisWay Global

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Angela Hood, CEO ThisWay Global: Two-Minute Pitch

Sep 13, 2015 “Hiring and looking for a job does not have to be painful. It can be on-demand… ThisWay. We are building the only place where every job and every person of working age can find one another. This place has no advertising. This place has no job board. And it does not require a CV/resume. All you need is a mobile phone. That’s why it works.”

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ThisWay Global Reviews on Glassdoor

Sep 19, 2014 “Excellent and unique startup experience. They are very flexible regarding your work schedule. The focus was more on my accomplishing tasks at hand, rather than the specific hours I worked. I’ve also learnt more there than at any other prior job. Sad I had to move and change jobs. My job was quite challenging at times. ThisWay Global is a startup so there are lot of things in the works.”

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Cambridge Cleantech – Organization Profile

ThisWay is a disruptive technology platform that is matching talents with the right jobs on the market – it is like a ‘Match.com’ for jobs. We are currently in Beta mode. Our business is based on a wish to identify a solution that could help tackle global unemployment. We largely believe that a large part of the issue is due to there not being the right sources of job matching out there.