Glasgow video platform set for UK & International expansion

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A highly rated video platform developed by Glasgow startup Odro that enables thousands of recruitment-related interviews to take place every week is set for UK and international expansion in 2018.

With around one hundred recruitment agencies on its books, along with commercial and public sector clients like Capita plc and Aberdeen City Council, Odro connects candidates to job opportunities via a video platform.

The team believes will their platform will come to be seen as the simplest and most reliable of its kind on the market.

They also cite statistics showing that that 86% of hiring managers say they “prefer a video to accompany a CV”.

Odro, led by CEO Ryan McCabe, founding director Bill Scouller and CTO, Mark Beeby, is about to embark on it first fundraising round as the team plan a London office opening – where the company already have around 30 clients – and European expansion in 2018.

Ryan McCabe, Odro CEO, said: “Over the last twelve months we’ve won over 30 London-based clients and we’ve now got customers using Odro in offices as far away as Hong Kong, Singapore, New York and Sao Paolo.  With strong client support, that’s given us the confidence to have a footprint in London that will allow us to win even more work there and to make further inroads into Europe and beyond.”

Odro recently launched a freemium product called BetterthanaCV.com, a service that will allow candidates to apply for jobs by interviewing themselves on video using popular questions and attaching the video clip to their CV.