New Startup Guarantees You Interviews

New Startup Guarantees You Interviews

Just saw this across the PR wires. We’re a bit dubious on the premise. It requires job seekers to pay which traditionally doesn’t work as a business model. TalentWorks today announced the launch of a unique jobs platform that promises to connect recent graduates with job interviews for just $10 per week. Founded by entrepreneurs and former Amazon engineering leaders Kushal Chakrabarti and Ajit Banerjee, TalentWorks is backed by some of the first investors in Uber, Twitter, and Airbnb, including Felicis Ventures, Founder’s Co-Op, and Lowercase Capital. The company’s mission is to help job seekers get the jobs they deserve and close persistent opportunity gaps for traditionally underrepresented groups, drawing on big data and machine learning to level the playing field for job seekers who feel they don’t have the personal or social networks that are critical early in the job process. The company reports that 71 percent of 2017 graduates using TalentWorks in May secured their first