Paradox Bolsters Board of Directors, Adding Former Workday and SAP Executives, and a Renowned Stanford University Professor

Appointments include former Workday CIO Diana McKenzie; former SAP Chief Strategy Officer Deepak Krishnamurthy; and Stanford University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Huggy Rao. The additions continue Paradox’s investment in adding innovative leaders with a proven track record of driving transformation in recruiting, HR, and talent management.


Why Wait? The Future of Hiring is Already Here

New data from Aptitude Research suggests enterprise companies are increasingly relying on conversational AI to transform their talent acquisition efforts. How are those investments paying off? The results speak for themselves.


Paradox Wins Second Consecutive Gold Stevie® Award for Human Capital Management Solution

Paradox, the conversational AI platform helping HR and talent teams automate administrative tasks and deliver real-time candidate and employee communications, was named the second consecutive winner of The American Business Awards’ Gold Stevie® Award for Human Capital Management Solution of the Year.


Paradox Raises $40M Series B to Help Companies Embrace the Future of Work with Conversational AI

Led by Brighton Park Capital, the funding will fuel aggressive product innovation, market expansion, and strategic acquisition; technology executive Mike Gregoire to serve as Chairman.


Paradox Launches Virtual Hiring Events to Help Employers Meet Candidates Anywhere, Anytime

The Scottsdale-based software company’s new product is powered by a simple, chat-based interface that makes it easy for employers and recruiting teams to interact with candidates at scale, without leaving the office.


Paradox Recognized as a Leading Innovator, Winning Two Major Awards for its Impact on the Arizona Economy and Tech Community

The Scottsdale-based software company has experienced triple-digit revenue and employee growth in the last two years, and currently partners with some of the world’s biggest brands — including Unilever, CVS Health, and McDonald’s.

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Investing in Innovation: Paradox Bolsters Executive Team, Adding Industry-Leading Technologist Adam Godson as Chief Product Officer

After eight years leading technology and innovation at Cielo Talent, Godson brings a wealth of expertise to a company already pushing the boundaries of how recruiting, hiring, and HR work gets done.

Paradox Snags Two Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards

Awards continue a banner year of client successes, triple-digit growth, and innovative advancements that are helping Paradox fundamentally transform the talent experience.

Paradox Doubles Down on Rapid Growth — Adding Former SmashFly CMO and Creating New Chief Talent Officer Role

Josh Zywien to join as Chief Marketing Officer and Jessica Rush to create Chief Talent Officer role, with both positioned to advance Paradox’s brand, culture, and industry thought leadership.

Recruiting Holiday Workers Could Be Tougher Than Ever. Inc Magazine Has Solutions To Get Ahead.

As the unemployment rate continues to be low and large retailers are raising their starting wages, it is harder for small retailers to hire top-tier talent. Inc magazine has put together two strategies to make sure that companies can compete with larger retailers this holiday season.

Paradox Founder and CEO Aaron Matos Shares How Olivia Enables Recruiters at Innovate LIVE by SAP

On November 5, SAP hosted Innovate LIVE with Gary Vaynerchuk and leaders from organizations all focused on helping small-to-midsize businesses embrace smarter technology to succeed and grow.

Paradox Expands Senior Leadership Amid Company and Client Growth

Paradox is proud to announce an expanded leadership team including the appointment of Ross Grainger as Chief Financial Officer.

Paradox and McDonald’s Corporation announced the launch of McHire

Paradox partners with McDonald’s Corporation to transform the hiring experience through innovations in voice and mobile-first recruiting.

Alexa, Help me get a job at McDonald's

Told by their parents that they’re too lazy to get off the couch and go apply for a job, teens no longer have an excuse — and no longer have to leave the couch. People can now begin to apply for one of the most well-known first jobs by saying “Alexa” or “OK Google.”

Olivia Hire for Restaurant and Retail Selected as a Best HR Product of 2019

Olivia Hire for R&R was selected as an HR Top Product of 2019 for using a forward-thinking approach to solving today’s most pressing HR challenges and helping business leaders meet the ever-evolving HR needs of their organizations.

Aaron Matos and Ram Jambunathan talk about the paradox of digital transformation in TA

Paradox Founder and CEO Aaron Matos and Ram Jambunathan, the SVP and Managing Director of SAP.iO, discuss the paradox of how a digital transformation can make the overall talent experience more personal. This interview took place during the SAP.iO SuccessConnnect event in Las Vegas.

Paradox Recognized as Brand Partner of the Year by First Watch Restaurants

First Watch awarded Paradox with the Brand Partner of the Year Award for business impact and service excellence, marking the first time the honor has been given to a human resources partner.

Regis Corporation and Paradox Awarded Silver HCM Excellence Award for Best Unique or Innovative Talent Acquisition Program

Regis Corporation, the largest hair salon chain in the world, and Paradox, the leading assistive intelligence platform for talent acquisition, were awarded the Brandon Hall Group Silver HCM Excellence Award for Best Unique or Innovative Talent Acquisition Program.

Recruiters And Job Candidates Love Talking With This AI Assistant

As competition for top talent in every industry heats up, an award-winning AI assistant named Olivia is stepping in to help recruiters and job candidates speed past antiquated hiring norms. The brainchild of Aaron Matos, co-founder and CEO of Paradox, Olivia is entirely mobile and relies on text messaging to compress the timespan between screening qualified people and hiring dates.

Paradox Integrates With SAP® SuccessFactors®

Today, Paradox announced that its AI assistant, Olivia, is now available for discovery and digital purchase on the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. Paradox also announced that the company has joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program to integrate with SAP solutions in a faster, more connected way in order to support SAP SuccessFactors clients.

Chatbots Gaining Ground In Healthcare To Boost Access, Hospital Workforce

Learn how Houston Methodist developed a virtual assistant with Paradox to be used in Human Resources.

No One Cares If AI Is Real, It’s The Wrong Question

Today, we can play music with voice command, order food and transportation with an app, and have directions recommended to us when we start the car because our phones already know where we’re going. But the AI that we’ve come to love in our personal lives, making things easier and more efficient, is missing from the hiring process.

Paradox Announced As Gold Stevie® Winner For Human Capital Management Solution

Paradox wins the Gold Stevie® for delivering the best solution that automates any aspect of human resources management and talent acquisition. Paradox also received the award for the Fastest-Growing Tech Company of the Year (up to 100 employees) in The 17th Annual American Business Awards®.

Paradox Announces New Hiring Platform For Retail & Restaurant

Olivia Hire for Retail & Restaurant is a unique, mobile-first, candidate-centric solution built for the specific recruiting needs of high-volume retail and restaurant locations.

Time To Get Real About Artificial Intelligence

Paradox’s flagship product, the Olivia AI careers job assistant, has “conversations” with job candidates online, and is available 24/7 to answer questions, help with employee referrals and applications, and handle interview scheduling.

AI For Recruiting And The Virtual HR Assistant

NAS Recruitment Innovation Q&A with Paradox Founder & CEO, Aaron Matos.

Scottsdale AI Recruiting Startup Raises $13.3 Million In New Funding

Scottsdale AI recruiting startup raises new funding with plans for doubling U.S. workforce in the next year.

Paradox Hosts Industry Summit On AI And Machine Learning

Industry leaders converge to discuss the future of recruitment at the 2019 Leadership Summit on AI and Machine Learning in Talent Acquisition.

Paradox Announces 2019 Growth Plans And Additional Funding

Today, Paradox announced the continued expansion of the team with plans to double staffing again in 2019. The company’s hiring will focus primarily on product, sales and client success teams, including growing the company’s US footprint through opening the first two regional offices in Dallas and Chicago.

Paradox Receives the Talent Solution Impact Award at 2019 Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech LIVE!

Paradox awarded the 2019 Talent Solution Impact Award as the top solution in talent acquisition that enables stronger recruitment performance in business and drives industry market trends.

Paradox Receives Distinguished ISO 27001 And SOC 2 Type II Security Certifications

Paradox, the leading Assistive Intelligence platform for talent acquisition, talent management and candidate experience, today announced it has successfully completed the audit for ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Type II.

Checking-in With Recruiting Chatbots And Their ‘Anti-ghosting Magic'

"Olivia delivers interview acceptance rates as high as 100 percent. But it’s not just the automation and scaling of ‘scheduling Tetris,’ candidates are also consistently showing up at higher rates."

Paradox Recognized As One Of The "Amazing ‘Rising Stars’ Of The Next-gen HR Ecosystem"

SAP announced 7 leading startups who are pioneering exciting new capabilities for human resources and have been selected as part of the SAP.iO Foundry Cohort.

Paradox Recognized As A Talent Acquisition Solution Impact Award Finalist

Announced by Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech, finalists are recognized for their work in enabling stronger recruiting business performance and driving industry market trends in talent acquisition.

Paradox Expands Leadership Team To Support Triple Digit Growth And Accelerate AI Innovation In Enterprise Talent Acquisition

Paradox announced the expansion of the company’s leadership team with the appointment of three new senior roles: Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and VP of Talent.

Use These Creative Strategies To Staff Up Before The Holidays

Hiring apps and AI assistants could be the key to staffing up this holiday season.

The Start-up Companies That Will Change The Way You Work

People Management offers you a glimpse into the future with 10 hand-picked start-ups promising to revolutionise HR.

Ai In Hr: A Real Killer App

Hype and expectations for AI are now sky high.

Looking For Better Candidates? Upgrade Your Hr Department With These High-tech Tools

Artificial intelligence can make hiring less of a headache.

Paradox Announced As An Awardee Of The Arizona Innovation Challenge

The company is among the latest awardees in the Arizona Innovation Challenge, the Arizona Commerce Authority’s competitive program to support the state’s rising stars in technology and innovation.

Growing AI Company, Paradox, Plans To Double Staff

Aaron Matos, founder and CEO of Scottsdale-based Paradox LLC, has big plans for his AI company that focuses on the candidate and recruiter experience.

Decoding AI for HR

Artificial intelligence will be another successful big new technology for HR. This time let’s start by understanding what it means.

SmashFly Technologies Announces Partnership With Paradox, Creator Of Olivia AI Recruiting Assistant

Partnership integrates Paradox’s industry-leading artificial intelligence and SmashFly’s Recruitment Marketing platform.

HRO Today - Tech It Out

The cloud holds great potential for amplifying recruitment strategies as well, and there have been several innovations in this area over the past few years.

Interview With Rob McIntosh: Talent Acquisition And AI

Rob McIntosh shares his deep insights into how A.I. technologies work and what they can and cannot do.

Paradox Hires Marc Chesley As Chief Operating Officer

Appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer, Chesley will be responsible for product engineering, the continued innovation of Olivia’s artificial intelligence technology platform, and will serve as the company’s legal counsel.