About Us

Thousands of organizations are using Spark Hire to interview millions of candidates around the world. Get the full scoop on Spark Hire and how we got to where we are today.

The Spark Hire Story

Josh Tolan, Spark Hire’s Founder and CEO, was studying Economics at the University of California, San Diego. While going to school, he worked in marketing for a lead generation firm that grew from a handful of employees to 100+ in less than a year. He witnessed the challenges in the hiring process firsthand. A massive amount of time and effort was being wasted on the wrong candidates.

When driving from Chicago to San Diego for his final year at UCSD (2010-2011,) Josh knew that the company he was working for couldn’t be the only one struggling with its hiring process. That’s when the idea for Spark Hire popped into Josh’s head and he pulled over in Denver to start brainstorming on how to make Spark Hire a reality.

Fast forward to February 2012 and Spark Hire officially launched to the public. Today, more than 4,000 of the world’s most respected brands trust Spark Hire to help them connect with the best job candidates faster and easier than ever before.

We’re on a mission to help every organization improve their recruiting efficiency and effectiveness by delivering an innovative and modern SaaS platform. It’s our goal for Spark Hire to be a staple in the recruiting process of every company everywhere in the world.

Spark Hire Today

We’re proud of our accomplishments, but know there’s still a lot more to come. We hope you’ll join us on our journey!

Launched in 2012 - profitable with 30+ employees


More customers than any other vendor in our space

Candidates have interviewed in over 100 countries

Our Product

At its core, Spark Hire is an easy-to-use video interviewing platform that makes the hiring process more accurate, collaborative, and enjoyable for everyone involved.

Over the years, we’ve continued to add more value with features such as interview scheduling software and an outbound video messaging tool.

We also integrate with 30+ applicant tracking systems and 1,000+ productivity apps via Zapier.

From the beginning, we’ve been hyper-focused on building modern software that’s user-friendly and empowers customers to get up and running seamlessly.

Our Team and Culture

We’re a team of 30+ humble, creative, and ambitious individuals who are dedicated to making Spark Hire the best company you ever do business with.

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