Founders don't let anything to luck. Let alone such a crucial aspect of growth: hiring. But it's not always easy to find the right talent? Learn from LinkedIn's Irmak Ozdol how to build the best employer brand and how to gamify the hiring process from Athina Dova, Co-founder & COO Owiwi, a game-based talent platform to assess the soft skills of job applicants and employees.
While LinkedIn needs to no introduction, it's not often we have the opportunity to hear from one of the most beloved international platform. In October, Irmak Ozdol, Enterprise Account Director for South East Europe, will share HR wisdom with the Greek startup ecosystem.
Owiwi is also a super impressive Greek startup specialising at finding the right talent for recruiters. Under Athina's powerful leadership, they won the new Business of the Year Award Winner 2018 at European Business Awards.
After raising €500.000, the company boasts a user base of 20,000 and rising and a network of more than 20 employees, partners and consultants.
Companies who have taken on the product have reported back with remarkable results – a 50 percent reduction in the duration of interviews; a 47 percent drop in the number of interviews; a 30 percent improvement in soft skills following the training of employees using Owiwi’s tools. It goes on!
Operating in Three Markets: Greece, Turkey and Cyprus and within 2019 will expand to UK.
Responsible for large enterprise accounts of LinkedIn Talent Solutions (LTS) in Turkey & South Eastern Europe; covering Greece, Malta and Cyprus
Athina is the Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Owiwi.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Specialization in Labor Law and Labor Relations as well as an MSc in International Business and Management from Alba Graduate Business School.She has worked for the HR Department of Alpha Bank but also has worked as an HR professional in organizations as General Electric and Upstream S.A.
She has been featured many times in Local and International Press, included 2 times in Fortune Magazine in the 40 under 40 list, has been nominated in Greek International Women Awards(Entrepreneurship Category) 2018 and International Women Entrepreneur Award 2017.
Combining people skills, business acumen and work ethics Athina maintains control of diverse business operations and secures the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth."