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TestGorilla

Pre-employment screening tests

201-500 employees
  • B2B
  • Enterprise
  • Recruitment
  • HR
  • SaaS
Grachtengordel-Zuid, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Company mission

To put one billion people in dream jobs.

Top investors

Many candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

38% female employees

94% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

Theo Margolius headshot

Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

With HR departments thrown into upheaval over drastic changes in employment and hiring practices over recent years, the sector has been ripe for disruption. One of the emerging trends we’re seeing is pre-employment screening tests, which both ensure that new hires have the relevant skills, and that good hires aren’t passed over in favour of someone with a snappier CV.

TestGorilla is a company riding this wave, with software offering custom or pre-set tests for skills, personality, and specialisms. The trend is set only to grow, too, when you consider the added pressure companies are now under to eradicate bias from their hiring practices. TestGorilla has had a strong start, already attracting 10,000+ customers including H&M, Publicis, Sony and Oracle.

Having raised considerable funding, the company is focused on expanding its library of screening tests, hiring more talent, and building more integrations with the other tools typically used by those who run hiring processes.

Benefits

  • Helping shape a fast-growing HR tech startup as an early employee
  • Fully remote position with bright, motivated, and friendly colleagues around the world
  • Competitive salary + Share appreciation rights (SARs)
  • Flexible hours and vacation
  • Paid parental leave
  • Remote working budget: €1,000 per year
  • Learning and development budget: 3.5% of salary

Company values

  • Putting talent first
  • Being bold
  • Taking ownership
  • Executing with pride
  • Supporting each other
  • Acting with integrity

Funding (last 2 of 3 rounds)

Jun 2022

$70m

SERIES A

Jul 2021

$10m

SEED

$81.2m

Total funding

This company has top investors

Founders

A Cambridge graduate in European Studies who subsequently held various positions at Bain & Company. Went on to found OneforONE and rug company Sukhi.

Former Partner at Bain & Company with deep expertise in Growth Strategy for Agrifood companies and Customer Experience in Retail Banking. Served as a leader of the recruiting team in Amsterdam.

People progressing

Erica joined TestGorilla as a Senior Customer Success and Operations Engineer in 2021 and quickly grew into her role, getting promoted to Senior Engineering Manager in 2023.

Joey joined TestGorilla in 2021 as a Customer Service Representative before becoming a CS Advisor. Her new role as a UX Researcher allows her to still continue exploring our customers' needs.

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Flexible working (8)

Inspiring mission (7)

Meaningful work (6)

People of all backgrounds are welcomed (6)

Autonomy (5)

Open and honest communication (5)

Challenging work (3)

Nice people (3)

Supportive management (3)

Growing fast (3)

Jobs (2)

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