Workhack is a brand of edhack on a mission to help companies hire the best people faster.
Both the candidate and the employer experience in the current hiring cycle is very bad. Candidates are expected to invest hours in filing up forms and solving puzzles for a company they aren't even sure they want to work for. Employers face the opposite problem of having to deal with hundreds of applicants, half of whom don't even meet their eligibility criteria.
We want to make it fun to find work that aligns with who you are.
And we've spent a lot of time thinking about the challenge of creating a meaningful learning-livelihood pipeline. To enable more people to focus on what they want to do and how they want to learn, it is important that we fix how companies hire.
By the way, we are so obsessed about this, we even wrote a book about it. Now That We're Here: the future of everything is a collection of essays around themes of the future like Data, AI, Design and Behavioural Economics that are deeply shaping our relationships, economies and democracies. It's out with Penguin Random House India in April 2021.
We are supported by Silicon Valley-based Motwani Jadeja Family Foundation.With early investments in Google and Paypal, they have an enviable portfolio of companies across the US, South Asia and Africa.
Yuvam Action Fund is a Chennai-based youth-centred fund for early and growth-stage companies. Yuvam counts ASHOKA and MITSUI & CO as partners.
Josh Talks is an Indian media platform headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana which hosts content in 9 languages. It clocks over 20 million views every month and have partnered with UN Women, Indian Army, ITC, and Facebook.