Liz Gannes

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Bright Gets $6M for Formula for Matching Job Seekers to Job Openings

Bright has spent the past 18 months trying to create a formula that mimics and improves on the human-intensive process of sifting through resumes to find qualified candidates for a certain job. Today, the company — backed with $6 million in founder and angel funding — is making its Bright Scores available publicly for job seekers and employers. It will try to get distribution deals through existing applicant tracking software providers.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus