Planted - A simple platform for hiring the best junior talent in marketing, sales, customer service and analytics
Planted is a talent community. A place where young professionals can grow their careers at high-impact, meaningful jobs and where top companies can find the best fits to grow their teams. Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for what’s next or a hiring manager looking to build an unstoppable team, Planted finds you the perfect fit when you’re ready to grow. ->
- Aims to simplify and improve the hiring process for non-technical roles at startups and large established organizations
- Focuses on roles in customer service, marketing, social media and operations where quality, junior talent needs to be quickly added
- Business model incentivizes the right people being found for the job by implementing a trial period and a success fee only if employee stays for longer than one year
- They are focused in a market segment which reflects the future of contract working in the non tech sector, both for new entrants and temporary workers
- Business model of contractual pricing / and converted annual pricing for permanent employees is good. Sweet spot in the longer term is contractual employment
- TechStars NY Fall 2014 Class
- Susan Cheng – CEO and Founder
- Connie Wong – CMO and Founder
- Great Oaks Venture Capital – Investor + Board
- Joanne Wilson – Prominent NY Angel investor
- Vayner/RSE Ventures – Gary Vaynerchuk’s fund
- Silicon Badia – Venture Investor
- Featured in the digital and print versions of the NY Times
- Additional press coverage in NY Business Journal, The Next Web, and Flipboard
- Successfully launched several major product releases incorporating launch feedback across candidate, company, and admin user experiences.
JUNE 2015 / Mobile app aims to help college grads find jobs at startups
JUNE 2015 / Planted Launches iOS App To Help Non-Technical Millennials Find Startup Jobs
JUNE 2015 / Tech Startup Helps Non-Techies Find Jobs at Tech Startups
AUGUST 2015 / An App Connects Users With Start-Ups That Are Hiring
ACCESS OUR NETWORK OF QUALIFIED YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
We partner directly with top universities and entrepreneurship-focused organizations to build our network of the best junior, non-technical talent.
SPECIFY YOUR TALENT CANDIDATE PROFILE
Filter candidates by attributes like school, degree, work experience, and location to reach your target profile.
REVIEW A CURATED SHORTLIST OF CANDIDATES
No more sifting hundreds of unqualified applicants. We carefully curate the pool of candidates and shortlist the ones who would best fit your needs.
STAY FLEXIBLE WITH RANGE OF HIRING OPTIONS
We support range of hiring options based on your needs. In addition to direct hire, we can also support flexible or seasonal team members.