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A woman who is excited that TestGorilla's library has surpassed 400 tests

TestGorilla's test library surpasses 400 tests

In the past 9 months, we've added 100 new tests to our test library. This means that we’ve reached an exciting milestone here at TestGorilla – our test library has officially surpassed 400 tests! 

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TestGorilla is the #1 technical skills screening software

TestGorilla listed as #1 in technical skills screening software

We are delighted to share that G2, the world’s biggest review site for business software and services, has listed TestGorilla as the #1 technical skills screening software. 

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TestGorilla and Opportunity at Work partnership announcement

TestGorilla is partnering with Opportunity@Work on a campaign that promises to Tear the Paper Ceiling

TestGorilla Announces Support of the New ‘Tear the Paper Ceiling’ Campaign to Create Equitable Hiring Practices for Majority of U.S. Workers The Ad Council, Opportunity@Work, and nearly 50 employers, training providers, and nonprofits join forces to support workers Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs), rather than through a bachelor’s degree

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TestGorilla listed at 27 on Sifted B2B SaaS Rising 100

TestGorilla listed at #27 on Sifted’s B2B SaaS Rising 100

We’re excited to announce that TestGorilla was listed at #27 on Sifted’s B2B SaaS Rising 100. This is the second year Sifted have released their Rising 100 list, and it’s also the second year that TestGorilla has featured there. We’re excited to be listed amongst a cohort of European and Israeli soonicorns that are backed by more than 860 investors, angels and accelerators. 

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TestGorilla’s Commitments

This blog post highlights TestGorilla’s commitments to the following:

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TestGorilla surpasses 300 tests in its library

TestGorilla’s test library surpasses 300 tests

We’re delighted to announce an exciting milestone at TestGorilla. Our test library has surpassed 300 tests! The number stands officially at 311 tests on the date of this publication

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Wouter Durville named Top 30 Inclusive CEOs

TestGorilla chief executive Wouter Durville featured in MT/Sprout’s Inclusive30 of 2023

We’re proud to announce that our chief executive, Wouter Durville, has been featured in MT/Sprout’s Inclusive30 for 2023. 

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New report reveals groundbreaking approach transforming the recruitment process

New report reveals groundbreaking approach transforming the recruitment process

6 December 2022 – The leading online skills-assessment platform TestGorilla today launches its first State of Skills-Based Hiring report, with profound implications for the way employers recruit.

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We hired 100 people with skills-based hiring – here’s what we’ve learned

Around a decade ago, I started a social enterprise called Sukhi with my wife. We were selling handmade rugs from Nepal (Sukhi means “happy” in Nepali), and with every rug we sold, we were creating employment. We set it up as a remote company before Covid-19, and because of this, as well as the fact it was a social enterprise, when we started hiring people we were getting a crazy number of applications for a small business. There were up to 2,000 CVs for one job.  We had piles of CVs on the table

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10 stories about the power of skills-based hiring

10 stories that demonstrate the power of skills-based hiring

The world of work is changing, and it’s becoming increasingly clear that we need a new way to recruit. Our goal at TestGorilla is to lead and nurture a shift from CV-based to skills-based hiring, where the recruitment process focuses on what candidates can do rather than what they’ve done in the past.  Today, we reached an exciting milestone. We’ve been carefully building a team since TestGorilla launched over two years ago, and today we hired our 100th team member.  We practice what we preach,

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TestGorilla makes Sifted’s inaugural Europe’s rising 100 B2B list

TestGorilla is excited to have been named in Sifted’s Europe’s rising 100, the first-ever annual ranking of 100 venture capital (VC)-backed, business-to-business (B2B) companies to be compiled using a data-based methodology. 

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TestGorilla secures $70m Series A funding to help companies eliminate hiring bias

We’re delighted to announce that TestGorilla has secured $70m in Series A funding, co-led by the London-based venture capital firms Atomico and Balderton Capital. The funding brings the company’s total investment to $80m following previous investment from Notion, Partech, and CapitalT. Luca Eisenstecken from Atomico and James Wise from Balderton Capital will join the board as part of this investment round. TestGorilla has attracted more than 5,300 customers, less than two years since its launch

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