SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO, Oct. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lever, the recruiting software for more than 1,000 fast-growing companies around the world, has been named the InfluenceHR Brand Velocity Award winner in the Talent Acquisition category by The Starr Conspiracy. The InfluenceHR awards, which honor the best HR Technology brands, were presented last night at the McCormick Center in Chicago.
The InfluenceHR Brand Velocity Awards recognize brands that are growing the fastest, building momentum, and disrupting industry categories. Recipients are selected based on quantitative and qualitative research used by The Starr Conspiracy Intelligence Unit to produce its Vendor Brandscape Reports™. Top industry brands are awarded in the following categories: Engagement, Talent Acquisition, Learning Technology, HCM, Benefits and Rewards, and Hot Startups.
“Our rapid growth is evidence of strong market appetite for a more proactive approach to sourcing, nurturing and hiring talent,” said Sarah Nahm, CEO of Lever. “Our clients realize recruiting is every bit as critical to their success as sales, marketing and product development, and therefore it’s essential to have a progressive talent strategy, powered by HR technology that makes hiring seamless and collaboration effortless.”
Last month, Lever was named a Rising Star, as part of the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100: Rising Stars are innovative and promising young companies in each of their respective categories; Lever was named the Rising Star for HR. The list appears today, in the October 4, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine and is also available at www.forbes.com/cloud100.
Lever’s Talent Acquisition Suite provides comprehensive tools to help companies scale through a proactive talent strategy. Building on its flagship Lever Hire applicant tracking system (ATS), in May 2016 Lever unveiled Lever Nurture, a new product that equips recruiting teams with powerful workflow automation technology to deliver consistent, timely, and personalized communications to passive candidates. This week at the HR Technology Conference, Lever will be demoing a new offering geared toward enterprise businesses.
Built from the conviction that recruiting is the responsibility of everyone at the company, Lever’s applicant tracking and sourcing technology draws the entire team together to source, engage, interview, and hire top talent through effortless collaboration. Lever was founded in 2012 in San Francisco. The company has raised more than $32 million in funding from Scale Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator, Redpoint Ventures, and Correlation Ventures among others. Lever supports the hiring needs of over 1,000 companies around the globe including the teams at Netflix, Yelp, Lyft, and Quora. For more information, visit https://www.lever.co.
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