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How psychometric recruitment scaleup Arctic Shores is tackling bias and poor experiences

Posted On: 8 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Tech City UK

Arctic Shores was born out of a desire to make the recruitment process more engaging, objective and fair. The Manchester-based scaleup uses data-driven psychometric tests combining neuroscience, artificial intelligence and game technology to try and eliminate bias when it comes to hiring and promoting people.
Founded by CTO Safe Hammad and CEO Robert Newry, Arctic Shores has recently raised €5 million in Series A investment to accelerate its international expansion. The round was led by venture capital firm Beringea with involvement from its existing backer Candy Ventures.
Since launching in 2014, the scaleup has worked with over 140 companies across 40 different countries and is now gearing up to accelerate its international expansion.
We spoke to Safe Hammad to find out more.
What problem are you trying to solve?
Safe Hammad: We are trying to solve the problem of bias and poor candidate experience in recruitment. Our apps capture applicants' natural responses and behavioural preferences, so there is no...

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