Indeed Announces Acquisition of Recruiting Platform & Chefs’ Forum Sponsor Syft
London, Thursday 30 May 2019 — Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Syft, a leading recruiting platform for the hospitality, event and light industrial sectors in the UK.
Founded in 2015, Syft’s proprietary technology provides a simple, effective recruitment solution and shift management tool for part-time and flexible work, connecting and matching qualified and vetted jobseekers with available shifts through its desktop and mobile app.
Chris Hyams, CEO at Indeed, commented: “At Indeed our mission is to help people get jobs. Syft’s simple and transparent approach to shift work hiring is an innovative solution to the growing demand for part-time and flexible work. We look forward to supporting the Syft team as they continue to improve the hiring experience.”
Jack Beaman, co-founder and CEO at Syft, commented: “Syft’s vision to build the future of work aligns with Indeed’s core mission. At Syft, we set out to create a win-win platform to better serve jobseekers and employers, underpinned by values of fairness and transparency. Demand for flexible work continues to surge as both jobseekers and employers look for greater control and choice. We are excited to grow with Indeed.”
Syft’s employees, including its founders, will continue to operate from their headquarters in London and regional office locations.