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WayUp’s D&I Dashboard Helps Employers

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This Strategy Attracts Young, Diverse Talent

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Recruiting Industry's Response To Inequality

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8 Diversity Recruiting Mistakes & Solutions

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National Intern Day & Workplace Reform

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How Using Analytics Helps Promote D+I

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GPA Minimums May Be Spoiling Diversity Goals

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HR Works: The Résumé Black Hole

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Can Wellness Heal The Workplace?

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Is Technology All You Need To Recruit GenZ?

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How Companies Identify Talent With Liz Wessel

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Executive Conversations With Liz Wessel

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Upskilling Could Open The Door For STEM Talent

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The New Talent Experience

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Yahoo Finance Video With Co-Founder & CEO

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WayUp Started A Holiday That Trends #1 Worldwide

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Interview With Liz Wessel, Co-Founder & CEO

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The Future Of Work With Liz Wessel

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When You Don't Hear Back From An Application

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Unpaid Internships Favor The Wealthy

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CEO & Former Googler: Your Major Doesn’t Matter

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Reaching All The WayUp To Your Dream Job

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LinkedIn's Rival Shows Your Whole Personality

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WayUp Launches National Intern Day

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Unilever’s Hiring Experiment

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Booming Job-Hunting Site For Millennials

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WayUp Knows How Millennials Work

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This Startup Wants To Be The Netflix For Jobs

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WayUp Raises $18.5 Million Series B

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Job Platform Informs Managers Of Their Bias

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WayUp Helps Students Find Jobs

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7 Things To Do Before You Graduate

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WayUp Co-Founders, Forbes 30 Under 30

 
What We Do

WayUp is an HR-tech startup that partners with companies to help them virtually recruit qualified, diverse early-career candidates. WayUp offers flexible D&I recruiting solutions to enable employers of all sizes—from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits—to achieve their diversity goals. Since 2014, WayUp has helped employers—like Nasdaq, L’Oreal, and thousands more—fill their talent pipeline with qualified, diverse candidates. With over 6M users (71% of whom self-identify as underrepresented minorities), WayUp is known as the go-to platform used by early-career professionals to get hired and was named one of the 30 most innovative companies changing the world by CNN. The venture-backed startup has also appeared across Fortune, The New York Times, Forbes, Fast Company, and more. With new products always in the works, WayUp is working every day toward helping to close the diversity gap in Corporate America’s workforce.

Facts & Figures

Founded in 2014 by Liz Wessel and JJ Fliegelman 

6 million users across 7,100+ colleges & universities registered on WayUp's platform with an emphasis on diversity: 

  • 71% Black, Hispanic, or Female

  • 68% STEM and/or Business Candidates 

Millions of early-career roles from thousands of employers