There’s no denying the fact that with the coronavirus pandemic, we are heading towards the ‘great lockdown recession.’ Millions have lost their jobs globally or have received salary cuts. But there’s hope as some companies are still hiring. Reports claim that hiring in the UK has dropped by 31% but it is still going on. The drop in the hiring rate is not surprising as several companies have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.
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Recently we did an article for those looking for a job in tech in Amsterdam. And now today, we take an in-depth look at the UK job market scene in the tech startup world. If you’re in London and looking for a job, give this one a read.
Founder/s: Andrew Hunter, Doug Monro
Founded year: 2011
Funding: €17 million
Adzuna, a search engine for jobs ads based in London is hiring right now. Check out the open positions over here.
This search engine for jobs is used by more than 10 million visitors per month and aims to list every job from everywhere. It is quite efficient as it searches thousands of websites and brings together millions of ads in one place. Adzuna offers convenience to users by providing smarter search options and powerful data pertaining to the job market. Also, jobseekers get the right information that is needed to take control of their careers. Its mission is to be the best place to search for a job.
Founder/s: Taj Kamranpour, Carsten Schaltz, John Witt
Founded year: 2019
London-based SaaS platform Stotles unlocks the potential of businesses and governments working better, together. This SaaS appears to be hiring aggressively and has posted a few current hirings, take a look over here.
Stotles gives suppliers to governments the tools and insights needed to effectively find and win public-sector contracts. The SaaS platform brings together huge amounts of data, cleans it, adds intelligence, and provides insights to the suppliers to give them a complete view of the market and surface the most relevant opportunities. It ensures that suppliers who are best suited work with governments and bring transparency in the process.
This Place (London)
Founder/s: Ben Aldred
Founded year: 2013
This Place is a digital studio that has a group of hyper-talented individuals working with the desire to design the future. While the startup has offices in many countries, there are some vacant positions in its UK offices located in Shoreditch. Check out the official link for This Place vacancies.
The startup is based in London and operating via the US, Tokyo, and Hong Kong is a digital design and user experience studio, which helps global brands build products and services for the digital economy. This Place helps clients realise the value of great design to drive both commercial success and enhance the lives of their customers.
Founder/s: Jacomo Corbo, Sam Bourton, Simon Williams
Founded year: 2009
QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company that helps companies use data to drive business decisions. Right now, this data analytics service provider based in London is hiring new talent.
It combines business experience, advanced software engineering know-hows, and expertise in large-scale visualisation and data analytics to deliver results. It harnesses data to help companies improve their performance. QuantumBlack helps companies prototype, develop, and deploy bespoke data science and data visualisation solutions and let businesses respond faster to changes in today’s competitive environment.
Founder/s: Dave Schools, Johnny Boufarhat
Founded year: 2019
Funding: €6 million
Hopin is the first all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. This London-based company is hiring right now amidst the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and you can check the current openings from the website.
This startup works with the mission to address issues such as inaccessibility and environmental damage faced by companies in the event industry by offering a sustainable solution accessible to everyone. Events are significant contributors to CO2 emissions, food waste, and pollution, and Hopin addresses these issues and provide great benefits as physical events without harming the environment. Recently, Hopin raised €6 million seed investment to build its platform.
The Workshop (London)
CEO: Kristen MacDonald
Founded year: NA
The Workshop is a startup with expertise in online gaming solutions with specialisation in casino, sports betting, and poker products. It is building the future of platforms and systems with its expertise. The Workshop is now hiring and you can get information about current openings from this link.
With over 1,000 years of experience as a team, The Workshop offers market-leading software and consultancy services. The company operates with the focus to expand its business portfolio and grow into new markets. It is touted to discover new ways to reinvent software ranging from disruptive fintech to cutting-edge encryption.
Founder/s: Andrey Vinitsky
Founded year: 2018
Graphy is a data collaboration platform that operates with the vision to reimagine the way teams work with data. If you want to try a job at Graphy, then you can click on this link.
Graphy is a place that creates beautiful and interactive dashboards for clients. It is loaded with data from the apps you already use. The key features of its dashboards include powerful templates, interactive aspects, channels, collaboration, and detailed insights. It makes data connection easy with the usual tools and apps that you already use.
Founder/s: Dominic Strowbridge, Laurence John
Founded year: 2013
Funding: €3.2 million
London-based Ctrlio is touted to be an intention marketing startup that wants to help customers use their personal data to connect with brands in a meaningful way than ever before. It is currently looking out for fresh talent and here you can apply for a vacant position.
This startup negotiates directly with brands on behalf of its customers to create private discounts that cannot be found elsewhere. The company helps insurers win customers more efficiently and manage their risk portfolio in real-time. It focuses on what’s good for the insurer, the channel and most importantly, the customers.
Are you a startup in the UK that is continuing to hire new talent even during the COVID-19 pandemic? If we have missed mentioning your startup, do let us know.
Main image picture credits: Adzuna
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