100 Recruiting & HR Startups to Watch in 2021

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Springboard

Springboard provides online training for people interested in the coding, data analysis and software development fields, and offers scholarships and personal coaches.

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Joblist

Joblist makes online job searches simpler and more user-friendly, allowing for more specific searches, and saves your findings until you are ready to submit applications.

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OnPay

OnPay is an online payroll platform, helping small and large businesses pay employees more efficiently, and provides a customer service team to answer all questions.

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MyKindaFuture

MyKindaFuture is the enterprise behind the Connectr platform, which is renowned for its methods of preparing and integrating new employees into their company's workforce.

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BrightHire

BrightNetwork is a top-rated and innovative company, working to help others find career paths and employment, and is partnered with some of the best-known employers.

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Handshake

Handshake is a new platform helping students get hired right out of school, offering assistance in job searches and recruitment from a vast network of companies.

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HealthJoy

HealthJoy is an innovative new platform, offering employees assistance with their healthcare benefits and coverage, with an experienced team ready to help with decisions.

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Landing.jobs

LandingJobs is an online recruitment organization, working to help find the best tech companies to match your job skills and description, with a helpful support team.

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Topia

Topia is a platform designed to help companies recognize and organize talent mobility, making the best use of employee skills and assisting management teams.

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Codility

Codility provides a smart platform for recruiting tech engineers, allowing enterprises to meet the growing demand for skilled employees in the changing tech fields.

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Fuzu

Fuzu is a start-up company making recruitment available for East Africa, and providing employment access to one of the fastest-growing tech markets in the modern era.

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Turing

Turing is a recruitment organization developed by the engineers of Google, Facebook and Stanford, offering a free 2-week trial, and connected to notable enterprises.

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ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard is a platform offering international students access to a vast global network of international schools, designed to make the process easy and enlightening.

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Apploi

Apploi's platform makes recruiting much simpler and less time-consuming, allowing companies to find and hire new employees with less delays and wasted effort.

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The Mom Project

TheMomProject is a recruitment organization designed to offer women better employment, focusing on companies with good workplace statistics and recommendations.

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Trivie

Trivie is a new and innovative platform designed by studies of learning and memory-retention, and made to expand online training methods for adaptive learning.

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Roamler

Roamler is a network designed to provide companies with a flexible workforce, and focuses on the separating and specifying tasks for optimal employee pairing.

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1Huddle

1Huddle makes workforce recruitment and preparation easy, with a platform allowing HR to create games that simplify the most complicated elements of job training.

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Phenom People

Phenom's new method of Talent Experience Management allows for highly personalized online recruitment, providing employers with the best workforce they can find.

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Jobcase

Jobcase knows that the best resource available is a community of peers, and provides a network for employers and those seeking new employment to connect productively.

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Cloverleaf

CloverLeaf takes a personalized approach to online training and coaching, providing insight into employment motivations when integrating teams into a company's workforce.

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InterviewBit

InterviewBit has what you need to get hired in the growing field of online tech careers, with lessons and coaching for every aspect of the online interview process.

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Bonusly

Bonusly provides a platform for recognition in the workplace, allowing your company's values to be recognized and shared by its team in a fun and user-friendly manner.

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Placement

Placement is an online job-seeking service, providing listings of top-ranked jobs and locations specified for each person, and making for easier career advancement.

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TalentQL

TalentQL is an online recruiting platform, providing Fortune 500 companies and small business start-ups access to the specialized remote workforce talents of Africa.

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Traitify

Traitify is an innovative new recruitment platform that replaces the old tedious methods of online testing with image-based questionnaires, for much faster hiring.

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Personio

Personio makes the most complicated and time-consuming tasks of HR simpler, providing a user-friendly platform that helps manage their day-to-day strategic operations.

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Rippling

Rippling is an HR platform designed to automate many elements of an enterprise's management, making payroll, hiring, and app-security much simpler to organize.

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CandidateID

CandidateID is an online recruitment company, giving businesses the ability to target only the most "hire-ready" talent, reducing the time and costs of hiring.

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TealHQ

TealHQ offers a platform and online community designed to provide hiring info, networking and expert guidance for those seeking new careers in the tech industry.

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Workee

Workee is a recruitment app, designed to give companies the power to choose and contact local talent simply and effectively, on one user-friendly platform.

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Lyra Health

LyraHealth is a platform developed for employee mental health care, providing better care services and benefits to a company's workforce when it matters most.

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Blueboard

Blueboard is an employee recognition platform, designed to promote rewarding and meaningful connection between teams and companies, with a fun and user-friendly style.

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Unmind

Unmind is a user-friendly mental health platform for employees, offering expert support and a comprehensive library of information, for fast care with proven results.

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Workvivo

Workvivo is a platform developed for workplace communication, allowing remote employees to support and engage one another via a user-friendly and supportive app.

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Interview Mocha

Interview Mocha offers a platform for online recruitment, revamping and customizing the test and interview processes, to cut hiring time and inefficiency dramatically.

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Donut

Donut is a company providing a new platform for workforce communication, with new and innovative ways to connect employees in the workforce, in a user-friendly manner.

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LumApps

LumApps is well-known for its intranet platform, designed for efficient communication among employees in any workforce, with an impressive 99% customer renewal rating

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Modern Health

ModernHealth is a mental health care platform, offering employees swift and anonymous access to the highest-rated support and professional counseling available.

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Apna

Apna is a top-rated online hiring platform for recruitment in India, providing extensive information and expert support, to connect companies with the talent they need.

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Back

Back provides HR with a single platform that can automate all repetitive and monotonous tasks, enabling employees to focus on the work that needs more attention.

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CakeResume

CakeResume offers a free platform to help job-seekers build a professional CV or resume easily, and helps connect them to companies looking to hire new talent.

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Carrot Fertility

Carrot is a global team determined to change the pregnancy experience of employees in every workforce, providing easy access to benefits, information and fertility care.

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Compt

Compt is a personalized employee reward platform, allowing companies to specify perks and bonuses that actually matter to the workers, to improve workplace motivation.

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Fissara

Fissara simplifies and improves a company's ability to manage its mobile workforce, offering a single platform to track activity and provide resources accordingly.

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Flux

Flux's platform is designed to provide a company's workforce with the opportunities to advance in their field, giving its talent room to demonstrate their skills.

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Gem

Gem is an innovative and user-friendly platform for online recruitment, giving you the ability to track your hiring processes from start to finish with visibility.

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Opus

Opus offers a front-end employee training platform that prepares your team with text messages, making sure everyone has a clear understanding of their job's requirements.

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Swyg

Swyg provides a platform that addresses the hiring biases of companies, with better interview methods that lead to fairer selection, and fewer uninformed decisions.

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HelloTeam

HelloTeam is anHR platform that changes the dynamic of employee recognition and communication, allowing remote employees to interact with and be rewarded by their team.

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Oyster

Oyster is a top-rated recruitment platform for globally-distributed enterprises, offering innovative and user-friendly methods for hiring, payroll, and benefits.

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Human Interest

Human Interest is an HR platform for small and medium-sized businesses to provide 401K investment plans, providing simple and low-cost methods to save for retirement.

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Nava

Nava is an online platform that offers access to affordable and comprehensive healthcare plans and benefits, and is already partnered with the top-rated enterprises.

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Papaya Global

Papaya Global is an HR platform for global businesses, with payroll automation methods and expert support teams to make company management simpler and more efficient.

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Sana Benefits

Sana is a healthcare platform for small businesses, providing affordable and comprehensive plans for everything from dental to mental health care, with less hassle.

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Sensgreen

Sensgreen provides high-quality air sensors with an AI-powered cloud system for comprehensive analysis and prediction of air-quality and temperature in any space.

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Omnipresent

Omnipresent is an HR platform designed to help companies hire remote workforces globally, offering a wide range of services to help employers grow their businesses.

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Tempo

Tempo is a UK-based online recruiting platform, developed to make job searches and hiring more efficient, with their recruitments taking only one week on average.

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Platypus

Platypus is an innovative HR platform, allowing for comprehensive analysis of a company's culture, thereby making for better hiring standards when looking for new talent.

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Ubeya

Ubeya is an HR platform designed to make managing your company more efficient, with a user-friendly app to control payroll calculation, scheduling, and communication.

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Braintrust

Braintrust is an innovative recruiting network, allowing professional tech talent to find employers they respect, while keeping ownership of the value they generate.

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VNDLY

VNDLY offers an innovative and user-friendly cloud-based HR platform that provides visibility and agility, making management of a company's remote workforce much simpler.

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Competitive Wedge

Wedge makes online recruiting efficient, offering a one-way recorded interview method that replaces the phone screening and scheduled video calls, for faster hiring.

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Welcome

Welcome is an HR platform that simplifies the process of hiring new talent, providing easy access to all information to optimize offers and pay equity management.

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Winningtemp

Winningtemp provides HR with a comprehensive platform for gauging employee wellbeing, quantifying real information with AI and proven to increase workforce satisfaction.

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Workstream

Workstream's innovative platform is designed to cut hiring time dramatically, providing visibility and text-message communication during hiring, from start to finish.

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Zimyo

Zimyo's platform improves online recruitment with user-friendly software that automates time-consuming tasks, and provides an expert support time to manage the process.

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Flare

Flare is an HR platform adopted by many Australian-based companies, with a system that streamlines onboarding and benefits management, all from one simple platform.

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Able Jobs

Able Jobs is an online recruiting platform that helps you specify your talent needs, and provides training for specific tasks, making hiring 10 times faster, on average.

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Candidate

Candidate is a network designed for more efficient online recruitment, by using referrals to make hiring faster and more accurate, and providing rewards to the referrers.

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BrightHire

BrightHire is an interview platform that expands on the most important aspects of hiring, allowing employers to find the most suitable talent, and create better teams.

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TOP

Companies are switching to remote workforces more each year, and ontop provides a platform to hire talent globally, without the paperwork and contract-signing hassle.

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HealthMetrics

HealthMetrics is an employee healthcare and benefits platform, already providing nationwide service to various companies, with a user-friendly and comprehensive system.

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ActiView

ActiView assists HR's recruiting teams with their new Assense platform, which uses VR-simulation and AI to assess the best candidates for your company's workforce team.

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African Foresight

African Foresight Group helps companies recruit the best talent out of Africa, with specialized training services and a support team to develop a better business plan.

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HeadFirst Group

With flexible workforces becoming a new norm, businesses must adopt new policies for hiring remotely, and HeadFirst Group has a team of experts to assist HR in doing so.

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AstrumU

AstrumU considers employee education a valuable asset to any workforce, with a platform that quantifies educational value, and assists talent in preparation for hiring.

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Bryq

Bryq is a hiring platform designed to avoid common bias-based mistakes, and focuses on AI-powered assessments of talent and personality, rather than a simple resume.

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Bunch

Bunch is an online coaching platform, offering the top-rated research on leadership from Ivy-league universities, and providing it simply with AI-powered daily courses.

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Cloudstaff

Cloudstaff offers an innovative platform for outsourcing that allows companies to recruit remote workforces globally, and an expert team to assist in the hiring process.

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Communo

Communo is a freelancer recruitment network that is made up of a community of experts, enabling you to find and work with the team and talent that shares your goals.

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Enate

Enate is a comprehensive HR platform, providing seamless interaction methods throughout your teams, to improve workplace efficiency in all areas of your business.

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EngageRocket

EngageRocket's widely-acclaimed HR platform, Belong, offers an innovative approach to surveys that makes employee data-analysis immensely faster and more efficient.

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Entri

Based out of India, Entri offers a platform for career education and recruitment into government or private jobs, with thousands of classes and preparation videos.

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Equalture

Equalture has created an innovative new recruitment platform that uses gamification for neuroscientific assessment of talent and skills, with proven benefits to teams.

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Pangea.app

Pangea's platform enables recruitment of new college talent in over 600 campuses, allowing contract management and payment to be done over an app for phone or desktop.

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Gigforce

Gigforce is a recruiting platform for specific talent to find specific jobs, allowing the user to clarify their skills and interests, and acquire any necessary training.

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Ethena

Ethena is an HR platform designed to promote workplace standards, providing succinct and simple on training on harassment protocols to minimize workplace issues.

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GoGet

GoGet provides a simple, user-friendly platform to easily find a wide array of part-time help, with a trusted community of workers, and without the hassle of contracts.

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Greyt Software

GreytHR is an innovative HR platform designed to empower employees, allowing the team to manage their own workplace needs on one simple app, even over their phones.

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Guild Education

Guild believes that education is an asset, providing a platform to assess the value of university training, and connect potential talent to the training they can use.

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Headstart

Headstart offers an HR platform that negates bias when hiring new talent, with a system that can improve workplace performance, and automate repetitive tasks.

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Hinterview

Hinterview is an innovative interview method, developed by recruiters for recruiters, with a two-way video interview platform that is already widely-acclaimed.

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Hourspent

Hourspent's recruiting platform is focused on hiring the best available talent, and provides access to the freelancers that can specifically help you grow your business.

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HR DataHub

HR DataHub offers a platform for companies to access the most vital HR information, and a community that addresses issues like the gender and ethnicity pay gaps.

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Humanly

Humanly is a recruiting platform developed for faster and more efficient hiring, with AI that will find and engage talent, saving your company's team countless hours.

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iMerit

iMerit provides a cutting-edge platform for data-analysis, with the evolving world of remote workforces and AI-powered systems, with a support team of proven experts.

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Job Crystal

JobCrystal is a recruiting organization with a focus on personal characteristics, making sure talent connects to the right employers, and is hired into the perfect roles.

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JobGet

JobGet's platform connects you to local employment opportunities, using a simple profile that doesn't require a resume, so you can start applying immediately.

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Kanarys

Kanarys is an HR platform that promotes workplace transparency among companies, allowing anonymous sharing of experiences, so all future decisions are honestly informed.

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