Hired launched a beta test in Australia in February, with a team of seven across Sydney and Melbourne.

They have even been known to telephone their victims as a first introduction.

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"The average was $14,000 (A$18,304) less." To help fix the issue, Hired also gives each candidate a talent advocate who acts like a "dedicated career coach." "Our advocates work, particularly with women, to say 'hey, that's too low.

I know you were making that, but you were under-market. Still, only about 30 percent of the candidates on Hired are women. and the UK, but there's no reason we can't do this for journalists, for nurses and for lawyers." UPDATE: Oct.

"If you have someone's photo and you have someone's name, you're going to make some judgments about that person," he said. a bias filter where you click the filter and you'll just see initials and no photo." From what he's seen on Hired, women consistently have lower salaries at their current jobs, which feeds into lower salary expectations for future offers.

"Seventy percent of the time, women on the platform make less money than their male counterparts," he said.Alternatively, clients can pay a subscription fee, including a flat monthly fee for unlimited hires.Hired CEO Mehul Patel told that while close to 40,000 job seekers apply to be listed on the platform globally each month, it takes only around 5 to 8 percent.In addition to finding talent, Hired thinks it can help companies find talent in better ways.Patel said the team added an opt-in bias filter to the platform in recent months.Hired later clarified that it accepts around 25 percent of Australian companies that apply.