Use Cases
Hiring and talent networks

Help your network source and engage talent

Support your network with hiring and access to talent networks. Bridge helps talent teams...

  • Connect talent
  • Easier candidate intros
  • Share expert groups
  • Embed talent intros
  • Share event attendees
  • Source hidden candidates
  • Close the loop
  • Track OKRs and KPIs
  • Find warm intros and references
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Hiring and talent networks

Help your network source and engage talent

Support your network with hiring and access to talent networks. Bridge helps talent teams...

Get started for free

Connect talent

Bridge makes it easier for talent professionals to connect candidates with hiring managers.

By streamlining and managing all of your introductions, you can avoid the hassle of the opt-in process and manual intros so you can focus more on building relationships with candidates and hiring managers.

Easier candidate intros

Bridge helps talent teams save hundreds of hours. Embed Bridge intro links directly into candidate profiles as you share them with your hiring managers. This allows you to scale your impact and be more responsive.

Share expert groups

As you meet candidates and learn about their areas of expertise, what they're looking for in their next role, their salary expectations, and more, you can add them to your talent and expert network groups. You can then share these groups with hiring managers who can easily filter by connection status, see common connections and request intros. Your initial groups might include:

  • Consultants- “We’ve curated a list of amazing Designers and Marketing experts in our network who are available for advice and consulting roles. Simply browse our expert network and hit request intro ”
  • Recruiters - "We’ve curated a list of amazing Recruiters that we have worked with before. We can introduce you at any time"

Embed talent intros in your existing tools

Embed self-serve talent intros anywhere. They are short personal links like this that are uniquely generated for each contact in your Bridge network. Each link is personal to the account that created it. These can then be embedded anywhere you can paste a link, for example:

  • Airtable, Sheets, Excel
  • Email newsletters
  • Slack, WhatsApp, Telegram

Source hidden candidates

Help thousands of visitors on your website or community to find their dream job. Automatically capture all the information you need to vet and add applications to your talent lists on Bridge. Share with your community so they can review applications, see common connections, and request introductions.

There’s over 100 startups in our portfolio, and more than 1000 open roles from internships to senior leadership, from software engineers to product managers and from marketing to sales. Our programs have connected talent to epic roles with Canva, SafetyCulture, Propeller, Carted, See-Mode, Instant, Kinde and Edrolo to name a few. If you’re hungry for a career in startups, you can join our Lilypad to get in front of our founders, or sign up to our other talent programs. Talent Program website

Close the loop

Learn how every introduction went by capturing quantitive and qualitative feedback on every introduction. See the bigger picture by collating all feedback on candidates and hiring managers into one easy to see score and collection of comments. Review and remove candidates who have consistently poor feedback or coach hiring managers on how they can improve their perception with candidates.

Track OKRs and KPIs

See how many talent connections have been requested and completed between candidates and hiring managers. Understand how many connections are being made per quarter, which candidates are in demand, and what type of candidates your hiring managers are looking to meet. Use this data to further develop your strategy and to see if a candidate was hired.

Some teams use connection data as proxy for how many interviews they have helped facilitate and to later track how many positions they have helped fill. They use this data to calculate potential cost savings for hiring managers in terms of recruitment fees and time spent sourcing.

Find warm intros and references

Identify who in your network is best placed to help with warm intros or reference checks on candidates as they apply to join your talent network. See who in your network is already connected to them, or find connections who might have worked with them at past organisations.

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