David Boixader and Jaime Alemanni met while studying for a master’s degree in business management and administration. As a final project, they created “the first online personnel recruitment company in Spain” on paper, Alemanni explains. Once the training was over, he decided to make the project a reality. Thus, in 2013, he founded Atlantum, a personnel selection company based in Vic.
If digitization was its strong point when the company was born, it is now able to use its own technology to manage, store, interpret and respond to large amounts of information, such as artificial intelligence or technologies. Thank you for using. big Data, The development of this technology, which he named Robinson, involved an investment of 500,000 euros. They point out that with Robinson, unwanted rejection of candidates is avoided, as is the case with other recruitment systems.
Once the first screening is done, Etalentum’s extensive network of offices is in operation. “We have 29 offices in Spain and over 70 employees, which allows us to find the best candidates qualitatively and locally,” says the co-founder. They claim to be the first Personnel Selection Company in the number of offices in the country and are planning to open even more. “Nothing to do with the beginning, when it was just the two of us,” recalls the entrepreneur.
According to the company’s expansion plan, there will be four to five more offices by the end of the year and an additional ten people will be hired. 2023 aims to cover the entire national territory with between 80 and 90 offices, as well as leapfrog internationally, with Italy being the first destination.
Etalentum’s customers are small and medium-sized companies, although more and more MNCs are approaching them. The founders expect to end the year with a turnover of €44 million.