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Lever plans to use the cash it just raised to make its service even smarter, boosting its analytics and helping companies identify the talent they need, Nahm says. To Nahm, connecting companies to the right people at the right time is a design problem, similar to ones she's faced in the past. "That's what I live for," says Nahm.


As the recruiting space becomes increasingly competitive, Lever has amassed a significant war chest. Today, it said that it had raised an additional $30 million in venture financing from Adams Street Partners, Matrix Partners and Scale Partners, bringing its total funding to $62 million. It could raise as much as $10 million more before officially closing the round.


Great hires make great companies. With a shortage of skilled labor, it’s important for companies to be more aggressive in recruiting new talent. Lever was founded to give businesses an edge in bringing in the best candidates. By combining big data with marketing strategies, Lever keeps employees involved in the hiring process in sync and makes recruiting new candidates a team sport.


Need a job? Get a referral. Looking for a good candidate? Ask current employees for referrals, too. A new study by Lever Inc. shows that referrals are 9.5 times as effective as job listings.


"Hiring today is not about vetting applicants who are eager to work for your company”, says Srinivasan. “In today’s business environment, the balance of power rests with the candidates. Today, recruiting is more about mutual evaluation and finding the right fit."


"What we find is that Millennials in the job market are seeking a calling, not necessarily just a job," said Sarah Nahm, CEO of Lever."


"Companies are hiring well-rounded people who will represent their brand to the outside world, said Leela Srinivasan, chief marketing officer of applicant tracking system Lever. - See more at: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/9109-personal-job-interview.html#sthash.G5iEFGX4.dpuf"


“Somewhere along the way, 'ATS' became like a swear word—it’s almost a reviled term in the industry,” said Leela Srinivasan, chief marketing officer for San Francisco-based Lever and moderator of the panel on the future of acquisition technology."


"You can feel the workplace becoming more human because the technology is enabling a different kind of connection among its employees," said Leela Srinivasan, Chief Marketing Officer at Lever."


"We've been on quite the hiring spree at Helpshift, so to help keep ourselves sane we've started using a company called Lever to streamline our efforts. I can't even begin to emphasize how much it has leveled up our internal processes around interviewing and onboarding candidates."


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