Online Job Service Bright.com Raises $14 Million
Bright.com is a job search website that has raised $14 million in Series B funding led by Toba Capital. Bright.com will be using the funding to increase their visibility with employers and hire more data science team members.
Bright.com is known for adding a score to a job hunter’s profile and connecting it with an employer’s job description. Bright.com is considering hundreds of variables, including educational information, the employer’s credibility, etc.
“The internet has democratized the job application process. If you’re on the receiving end, you’re inundated with a lot of noise,” stated Bright.com CEO Steve Goodman as quoted by GigaOM. “This eliminates the need for recruiters to sift through hundreds of apps. It automatically brings up the top [candidates].”This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at +AmitChowdhry