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In today’s episode of Category Visionaries, we speak with Sebastian Schüller, Co-founder of HiPeople, a hiring intelligence platform that’s raised over $7 Million in funding, about why decisions driven by data are such an important part of contemporary business, and how HiPeople are bringing the power of analytics to the recruitment and hiring process of firms all over the world. With a twin offering of automated candidate screening tools to make sure every business makes the right choice, and critical post-hiring analytics to provide insights on how those new hires are doing, HiPeople promises better outcomes for the people at the very heart of good business.

We also speak about the current state of the Berlin startup economy, Sebastian’s career in tech and how it led him to put people at the heart of his startup, how humans got left behind in the data revolution and why it’s time they caught up, and how a relatively unknown startup like HiPeople managed to land a major name brand right out of the gate.

Topics Discussed:

  • Sebastian’s career in tech, and how he gradually became aware of the challenges with hiring people in the modern economy
  • Why surfacing and objectifying data has always been a central part of what Sebastian does
  • How the hiring process got left behind by the data revolution transforming how we do business, and what HiPeople plans to do about it
  • The twin offering of pre- and post- hiring analytics to drive better business outcomes for everyone
  • The current state of the Berlin startup space, and how it’s changed since the pandemic
  • Why HiPeople has always been a global company, offering what businesses need to whoever needs it

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