MUMBAI: Hyderabad based talent acquisition portal TurboHire has roped in US Space Scientist Edwards Rogers as a mentor advisor. Rogers was earlier Chief Knowledge Officer at Goddard Space Flight Centre, NASA.

He will help TurboHire improve its job search and job application framework Rogers is a PhD in Human Resources Management from Cornell University. His research has applied game theory models to human behavior and decision-making at public and technology organizations..

“Team at TurboHire has tackled a complex problem many organizations and governments face. The elegant modeling of recruiter and jobseeker as inter-dependent relationship rather than individual interests, can help millions, I am excited to contribute to a shape-shifting vision for job markets, where it is needed most, India.”, he said.

The platform is available as a PaaS/SaaS offering and is being used by over 100 organizations.

The two-year-old platform operates from the DLabs Incubation Center at the Indian School of Business founded by a team of people graduated from IIT and NIT who have earlier worked in Microsoft, Google, ISB and Infosys.

“Talent acquisition in current job markets is like an onion — involving layers of background, capability, skills, education, communication and the personality of the candidate. These layers of limitations are also applicable to recruiters. Current solutions in the market have ignored recruiter issues and put the focus of technology only on candidates,” Founder Deepak Agrawal said. “Our solutions let organisations manage their entire hiring operations on a single platform,” he said.


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