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WE LIVE BY OUR VALUES
Our mission is to become a one-stop hub for
simple hiring solutions.
We have set out to do things differently. To inspire confidence and spark creativity. To provide custom-fit recruitment solutions to suit teams at any growth stage.
Need to hire fast in a niche community? We've got you.
Have some serious plans to scale and need some support with the heavy lifting?
A million-pound biller with a proven track record of high-performance. After winning the RDLC Rookie of the Year, being shortlisted for Most Inspiring Recruiter, and leading the launch of a US operation - it was time to found UMATR, a value-led and process-obsessed business to disrupt the industry, and most importantly put our team first, Because You Matter.
SET UP IN THE USA
STEPPED INTO CENTRAL
DEDICATED SCALA TEAM
OUR NEW HOME
IN TECH BLOG
FEB 4th 2021
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One man. One spare bedroom. A phone, a laptop. One huge mission, and six core values to live by!
UMATR IS LANCHED
Touched down in the 305! We got our US phone numbers and set up our US bank account, making it super easy to collaborate with our partners across the pond.
With no proving that a our value-led model works, it was time to step into Central London to scale further. We signed a lease on our 3rd office that was 3x the size of the last!
After having deep ties and foundations built from within the Scala community, it was time to dedicate an entire team to continue to support.
After out growing office after office, we took the leap by moving into our new home which has more than enough space for continued growth, and more importantly so much more room for actitives!
When founding, we pledged to donate a percentage of our turnover to causes that mattered the most to our team. We donated to Whitechapel Mission, Mybnk, and HUMEN.
As part of Women in Tech month, we launched a series of blogs. We talked to some of the most influential leaders, Scala Engineers, and recruiters to hear about their journeys.
Some say the most anticipated partnership since Brad & Angelina. UMATR becomes the exclusive recruitment partner to Ziverge, the creators of ZIO.
We became Student Sponsors for Lambda Days 2022, in Karkow, Poland. Providing 10 Students with the opportunity to attend who may not have been able to.
SEPT 5th 2022
DEC 1st 2022
A company wide trip to the sandbox. Five days of fun, celebrations, and exploring new offices ready for our launch in early 2023.
One of the best functional Scala conferences globally, we are proud to be headline sponsors!
SPONSORED CLOUD NATIVE
MARCH 6th 2021
From day one, it was important for us to give back and contribute. So what better place to start than in our home town, and within a thiriving community!
MARCH 21st 2021
As we said, we had a big mission, so we wasted no time and moved into our first office and added our first team members!
The community were really reasonating with our values, and thrilled with the results we were providing, so we started to grow quicker than expected. We sacrificed some natural sunlight for an office 3x the size.
11 months after founding we had exceed all expectations. Breaking our already ambitious target by 248%, and multiple individuals thriving and breaking their own individual records! We couldn't have done this without the support of our community!
1 YEAR CELEBRATIONS
FEB 4th 2022
Wow, they flew by! We managed to achieve more than we could have ever imagined. We are proud of so many achievements, but most of all the people we brought together and memories made.
Sooner than we could have ever expected, we have been recognised as International Business of the Year from the FSB Awards.
Off the back of our recent shortlist, we were announced as finalists of the prestigious Start-Up Awards for Recruitment Company, and Young Entrepreneur!
APRIL 10th 2022
Our Founder, Mitchell shared his story. Before journey recruitment, the now, the future of UMATR, and everything in between.
JUNE 14th 2022
4,000 km of driving, it is fair to say we were pretty busy. From Toronto, to Ottawa, Montreal, and back to Toronto. We visited and spent time with some of our favourite partners, and attended Collision Conf.
PARTNERSHIP WITH KUNAI
An Embedded Partnership with an awesome brand that supports some of the world's coolest Fortune 500 companies, from Capital One, Visa, AMEX, Mastercard, and the NBA.
After 12 months of development, testing, and improvement we are beyond excited to announce the launch of <embedded> talent to provide a fit-for-purpose solution to tech companies looking for a different type of partnership.
ZIO HACKATHON - NY
OCT 28th 2022
In partnership with Ziverge, we are proud to be sponsoring an incredible event. A ZIO Hackathon is located at our friends, Tapad HQ in NY. An in-person and virtual event for the ZIO community.
Our international expansion (we don't like to use the words world domination), starts with Dubai in 2023. A forward-thinking city striving for continuous innovation.
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