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Positivity | Integrity | Passion | Diligence | Innovation | Reliability | Simplicity

PELAGO PLATFORM Pelago is often summarized as the Tinder for jobs. Pelago’s premise is to focus on people not paper, creating a positive environment for job seekers and employers to connect in a simple, sophisticated way. Pelago feels that both candidates and employers have more to convey than the traditional paper resume or antiquated job posting. It is simple to create and edit a profile for both a job seeker and an employer within the Pelago platform. Pelago allows both job seekers and employers to upload a pitch video featuring themselves and their work. Impact is gained from viewing a pitch video as you can gauge enthusiasm and get more in depth insight into qualifications and inspirations. Videos also provide a human element to the job seeking process – where the traditional resume and cover letter skip the critical human component. Pelago’s platform allows for a quick and efficient transaction between job seekers and employers. There is a double opt in method for both job seekers and employers, as they must both match before they are able to connect and message. Pelago uses swiping technology and intelligent matching algorithms to connect job seekers and employers. The speed at which they can connect is the base of Pelago’s platform which will revolutionize the process of job seeking and hiring. Direct connection allows hiring managers and job seekers to start an immediate conversation. Hiring managers can message with job seekers within the app and both parties can transact and vet one another, mutually deciding whether or not to move forward. Swiping is a major aspect of the user experience within Pelago. Job seekers swipe right to apply for jobs or left to pass on positions while employers swipe right to indicate interest or left to eliminate the candidate for that position. Pelago allows job seekers to quickly and easily sift through a number of available positions, while allowing companies to easily review and instantly connect with matching, qualified candidates. Connections allow five days for a conversation to be started. Either the job seeker or the hiring manager may extend the first message.

PELAGO PEOPLE & PLACE Stephanie Chard founded Pelago in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2016. Her inspiration for Pelago came from her frustration both as a job seeker and as a hiring manager. Stephanie discovered there was no user-friendly platform that facilitated job seekers and hiring managers to exchange information and connect in a user-friendly and expedited way. Stephanie also found that the traditional means of job seeking was not always positive, and generally frustrating, creating a negative association with the job searching process. Pelago allows users to transact efficiently while creating a positive experience around job seeking and hiring. Pelago, based in the Silicon Slopes, was created beyond the traditional borders of Silicon Valley and it is through these wider boundaries Pelago is able to invite a broader perspective into the organization. Stephanie is proud of Pelago’s core values which center around developing a positive job searching experience while contributing to the community at large through the Pelago Foundation.

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