French startup Welcome to the Jungle is elevating a funding spherical of $eight.four million (€7 million) from XAnge, Bpifrance and Kima Ventures, in addition to present traders Jean-Paul Guisset and Michael Benabou.
Welcome to the Jungle is taking a distinct method to job recruitment. The startup isn’t going to seek out workers for you. As a substitute, Welcome to the Jungle needs to provide the instruments and publicity to get sufficient inbound purposes.
The corporate began by profiling a whole bunch of tech corporations in Paris. As a substitute of making an enormous Excel spreadsheet, Welcome to the Jungle works with a video crew, photographers and a writing workers to supply top quality content material about your organization. Give it some thought as shiny paper articles with Condé Nast-like manufacturing finances.
All of that is pricy. Corporations pay for these profiles and get their very own web page on Welcome to the Jungle’s web site. Along with that, Welcome to the Jungle additionally produces quarterly magazines for 100 universities and a thick paper journal as soon as per 12 months.
And it’s true that Welcome to the Jungle has lined a ton of corporations in Paris. When you consider an organization title, chances are high you’ll find a profile on Welcome to the Jungle.
General, a thousand corporations partnered with Welcome to the Jungle. The web site now attracts 600,000 distinctive guests each month. For engineers, now you can filter relying in your talent set and your technical stack.
Along with that, the startup has been slowly ramping up its software-as-a-service recruitment platform known as Welcome Equipment. Think about anyone reads about your organization in Welcome to the Jungle’s journal after which finally ends up on a poorly designed job web page.
Welcome Equipment replaces the “Jobs” hyperlink in your web site’s footer. The platform helps you to checklist positions, create software kinds and monitor candidates. Fundamental options are free and you’ll pay for added options and branding choices.
With at present’s funding spherical, it’s time to look additional. The corporate now needs to develop to a different nation, which might be Spain. It’s going to be a sluggish enlargement as Welcome to the Jungle must put collectively a neighborhood group in every nation to create content material.