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French Recruiter Urban Linker Plucks Tech Talent Straight From the Source - Kicks off Europe-Wide Expansion and Announces Partnership With Berlin-Based CareerFoundry

After a successful launch of their mentor-driven Web Development and UX & UI Design training programs, CareerFoundry steps up their offering to current and future students with an international recruitment funnel.
    BERLIN, GERMANY, March 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Following CareerFoundry's ( launch onto the Berlin tech scene last week the startup has announced its partnership with one of Europe's most innovative and fun-loving tech recruiters, Urban Linker ( The head-hunting agency is a brand new concept in recruitment, specializing in web professionals; making this the ultimate partnership between tech educator and tech recruiter for the global startup scene.

Working as specialists and enthusiasts of the digital world, with a recruitment process tailored to Web stakeholders, the company speaks the same language as the candidates it recruits and the firms it caters for. As a hiring partner for CareerFoundry and supporter of CF's very own pool of tech talent, Urban Linker is a perfect match, with the right mix of support; digital networks, candidates and ambassadors Urban Linker will launch CF students into their dream roles in tech. CareerFoundry CMO Emil Lamprech says:
"Recruitment partners are a big play for us. We offer a very particular type of online training for people looking to make the jump into the tech market. By connecting them with companies like Urban Linker, we can help them from beginning to end."

As a recruitment partner, Urban Linker will receive portfolios from CareerFoundry students directly, placing them in a consideration pool for all the currently open and future tech positions. Students can enhance their relationship with Urban Linker by staying active on their CareerFoundry profile as they embark on their new careers in Web Development or UX & UI Design.

As CareerFoundry makes a play for quick early traction, partnerships of this kind are an unprecedented move against offline and other online competition. Urban Linker, with consulting services, an active interest in supporting startups, and organizer of web events for the startup community, have invested in every aspect of the partnership as a way of further advocating the tech scenes it participates in. Together the two companies aim to take on the tech-skills gap currently plaguing the European job market and fill it with CareerFoundry students.

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The only entirely online career accelerator in the world, CareerFoundry exists to help individuals go from zero to becoming a job ready member of the world's fastest growing industry, tech. Founded by former Rocket Internet manager Raffaela Rein, and Nokia Product Expert Martin Ramsin, the company launched as doBranch in summer 2013, and relaunched as CareerFoundry on March 3rd after 6 months of study and development with over 250 students. Now offering 3 month programs in Web Development and UX & UI Design, students are connected with individual mentors, and learn-by-doing in the execution of a series of portfolio projects.

For quotes, interviews and additional information, please contact Emil Lamprecht, CMO, Careerfoundry.

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