Talent Up was developed to collect massive data from the global talent market in order to help businesses develop strategic hiring plans. Big data and AI technology are at the core of Talent Up. We started off by offering talent insights into the IT job market in Barcelona. Our main challenge was to understand which insights offered more value to our clients. By talking with our early adopters to understand better what insights they needed, we quickly realized that the information we had could really help to expand companies. It was through these first sets of clients that Talent Up started.
In the first pilot project, we had about 13k profiles in Barcelona and offered an MVP SaaS providing Talent Insights. There are two key datasets that give major insights about the market: the offer and the demand. We started scraping data massively from major social networks and job boards. These talent insights allowed our clients to find the blue oceans, with fewer competitors and more talent.
Although the volume and demand of professionals are important to a hiring plan, salary is one of the key factors to attract and retain talent. Hence, we created salary models to offer wages for any position in any sector and any location.
Over time we realized that significant changes in the talent market occurred every 6-12 months, on a day-to-day basis these changes were minuscules. Our clients preferred a document analyzing the data for a period rather than a platform to see these changes daily. So, we shifted from offering a SaaS platform and instead focused on creating amazing reports! Today we have more than 180M professionals & over 12M salaries in our database which is growing daily as new data sets are generated worldwide every day.