Regardless of economic situation, hiring is always painful.
Active candidates are very much hit-and-miss. Passive candidates are where the gems are. But finding these group of people is extremely difficult.
Which is why recruitment companies are still making tonnes of placement fees.
But Scout is attempting to disrupt this whole market by using AI to not just identify the right talents for you, but making it extremely easy to reach out to them.
1. In one sentence, how would you describe what your product does?
Scout combines artificial intelligence with human intuition to fill your open positions at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional recruiting tools.
2. How does it work?
By combining machine learning and human expertise we’re able to automate the most time consuming, frustrating and expensive aspects of hiring.
We deliver candidates in easy to process batches of 10 and solicit client feedback on each candidates so that the fit improves with time.
We also provide candidate email addresses and create personalized email templates for one-click reach out.
This streamlined process enables managers and talent teams to focus on work that adds real value: interviewing candidates, building training programs and nurturing company culture.
3. What are the key benefits that your product bring to companies and/or candidates?
Scout reduces the time to hire by 90% and is a 20x cost advantage over most recruiting agencies.
With Scout, organizations can source a diverse group of qualified candidates for virtually any role at a mere fraction of the time and cost of traditional hiring tools.
4. Any case study?
Purewow has hired more than 10 employees using Scout and managed to do so with no internal recruiters on staff.
With an initial budget of more than $100,000 for their hires, Purewow was prepared to pay agencies tens of thousands of dollars to find the right candidates for their team.
Using Scout cost the team less than $20,0000.
As a company, we have relied on Scout to help ease the process of filling open roles. It’s almost like having a full-time recruiter on staff. They’ve helped us fill numerous roles and have overall been a wonderful service.
– Ryan Harwood, CEO of Purewood
5. Who are your closest competitors? In what ways is your product better than them?
Our closest alternative is hiring an internal recruiter.
Scout is more cost effective and scalable than hiring additional personnel.
6. How much does it cost?
$700 per position per month or $2,000 for up to 5 positions per month.