We have made those three dozen trackers and failed at maintaining them. We have felt the drain stakeholder management is. We have clenched our fists when a candidate slips through at the very last stage. We have lived with the blame of us ghosting candidates. We have been there - right from the intake meetings to closing a position - we have lived the chaos.And we want to end it. Now.
I have been a recruiter for almost all my career. I left a plush coding job at Microsoft to become one. I figured the conversations with people are much more vivid, while with computers, it's mostly binary.
Through the years, almost everything about business has changed. Almost - except for the tools to hire better, faster.
We don't love the broken way of working. We just didn't have an alternative.
Through the years, at Stripe, Uber, and Freshworks, I built an internal system that changed the way I hired the most coveted candidates. I wanted to share it with all the recruiters in the world.
A discussion with my engineer friends Sath and Suman revealed that we can build a reliable, scalable solution that helps us make proactive recruitment, a reality.
It wasn't long before the three of us came together and started creating Kula.