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Elevate Direct cuts recruitment costs by 70%

Elevate Direct has launched a new website (www.elevatedirect.com).

The company states the website uses cutting edge filtering technology ranks most suitable candidates for employers to review. It adds that the process is completely transparent & highly efficient.

The company explains, & lsquo;Paying high recruitment agency fees is no longer necessary to find the right candidate. The latest version of Elevate Direct’s cloud-based recruitment platform cuts out agencies and connects companies and contractors directly – slashing recruitment costs in the process.’

The cloud-based recruitment platform for contract workers  has secured funding from advertising pioneer Sir John Hegarty & leading investor in 'disruptive' industries – Tom Teichman who commented, “We are now making long-overdue changes to the recruitment market by backing a team of & lsquo;poachers-turned-gamekeepers’ to disrupt the traditional recruitment model and reduce companies’ recruitment costs by up to 70%. ED is in a great position and will be profitable in only 6 months.”

The company has already signed a number of large corporates including Gazprom, Tata Group, Ocado and Photobox.

They claim they are up to 70% cheaper than the traditional recruitment agency model and expect to be profitable in six months

Elevate Direct works exclusively in the market for skilled contract workers. The contract market with annual revenues of &pound22 billion in the UK, almost ten times the revenue of the permanent recruitment market, has enormous demand for alternatives to the expensive agency model. 

Clients using the technology benefit from a unique database of over 10,000 quality contractors, with hundreds more joining up every week. Their skills have already been used globally by companies including Gazprom, TATA, NMQA, Ocado and Photobox. 

Elevate Direct also sources further relevant candidates from various online channels. The model includes a service delivery team of real people to ensure client success. The platform covers IT, Financial Services, Telco and Engineering sectors.

Tom Teichman, Elevate Direct’s chairman, brings a highly successful track record of industry-changing investments including lastminute.com, mergermarket.com, System C Healthcare and Touch Clarity. Tom currently also sits on the board of Moshi Monsters, notonthehighstreet.com and Kobalt Music Group, the world’s largest independent music publisher.

Teichman commented, “Our previous investments have transformed the travel, music, healthcare and financial information industries. We are now making long-overdue changes to the recruitment market by backing a team of & lsquo;poachers-turned-gamekeepers’ to disrupt the traditional recruitment model and reduce companies’ recruitment costs by up to 70%. Elevate Direct understands the sector, it has a great database of available contractors and a very bright future.” 

Global energy company Gazprom adds “the Elevate Direct platform has allowed us to compete for the best talent on our own terms.”

Dan Collier, CEO and co-founder concluded, “Elevate Direct is the most compelling model for the contract recruitment market. As this sector continues its rapid growth, we are confident we have the skills, expertise and vision to redefine how the marketplace works. Elevate Direct is setting a new standard for smart, efficient recruitment.”  

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