AssessFirst boosts predictive recruitment and targets 3.6 million euros in 2017

Paris, 7th February 2017

Since 2014, AssessFirst has asserted its primacy in predictive recruitment in France. With a turnover of 2.7 million euros in 2016, the company has seen a 53% increase in activity relative to 2015, its best growth in 3 years. Between recruitment, international expansion, and transformation of its SaaS platform, the business continues to energise its activities and is targeting a turnover of 3.6 million euros in 2017.

2016, the confirmation year

AssessFirst achieved a turnover of 2.7 million euros in 2016. This result was driven by:

  • a 100% increase in online sales,
  • a 400% increase in international sales, which now make up 20% of the current turnover.

For 2017, AssessFirst has set another ambitious target, seeking to increase its turnover by a third to achieve 3.6 million euros by the end of the year. To do this, the company, which currently has 24 personnel, foresees an increase in staffing of more than 30%, notably by recruiting into the commercial, marketing, tech and data teams.

“We have set ourselves a number of goals for 2017: increase our market share, confirm our primacy in predictive recruitment in France, and develop an international presence with a particular focus on English-speaking countries, more specifically the UK market”, said Alexis TEPLITCHI, COO of AssessFirst.

Tangible results in France and abroad

In 2016, more than 200 new companies, including Chanel, Air France, Olympus, TF1, Leroy Merlin, La Redoute and Flunch chose AssessFirst to improve their recruitment process.

“20 major predictive recruitment projects were carried out in 2016. Across all our clients’ projects, we had excellent results, including up to a 50% decrease in staff turnover, a 20% increase in the performance of new hires, a 30% reduction in recruitment time, and finally a 20% overall decrease in recruitment costs”, added David Bernard, CEO of AssessFirst.

Moreover, a large number of companies operating in more than 25 countries, such as Inditex (Zara) in the United Kingdom, Visa in the USA, Kiabi in Spain, Toyota in Morocco, have put their trust in AssessFirst.

Optimised solutions adapted to recruiters’ needs

The AssessFirst platform has received many updates throughout the year, reinforcing both the quality of its solutions and the precision of its predictive recruitment algorithms.

All clients can now manage their entire recruitment process through the platform thanks to the campaign functionality. Using this, they can directly evaluate their candidates’ potential, and their capacity to perform and thrive in the company, with the help of personalised predictive models. They can also anticipate the ability of their future colleagues to fit in with existing teams thanks to professional affinity analysis.

AssessFirst has also simplified its offers, to better meet its clients’ needs. For small and medium businesses, a monthly subscription is available directly from the website, after a 30-day free trial. Larger companies can subscribe to annual or multi-year subscriptions with functionalities tailored to their specific needs (multiple accounts, bulk candidate management, internal mobility).

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