SkillGigs, Inc. Recognized as One of the Top HR Tech Startups

HR Tech Outlook’s annual listing of 10 startups that are at the forefront of providing top HR Tech solutions and impacting businesses.

HOUSTON – Sept 19, 2022 – PRLog — SkillGigs, Inc., an eCommerce talent marketplace that connects professionals and employers in new and innovative ways, was nominated by HR Tech Outlook as one of the 10 top HR tech startups for 2022. This list was published this month and is an annual selection process for the publication that has as subscription circulation of over 140,000 qualified HR professionals.

SkillGigs was first contacted back in July about being shortlisted for the award. The honor comes with an in-depth full-page feature about the company’s differentiators, innovation through challenge, and how the CEO Kashif Aftab is driving the company forward. The entire edition of HR Tech Outlook also highlights how all 10 companies are innovating the space of HR Tech while evolving the entirety of the workforce ecosystem.

This top 10 list is accompanied by articles submitted by senior HR professionals, including CHROs, HR Directors, VP HR, HR Managers, and other HR executives, contributing on the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of HR Technologies.

“The world of HR Tech is evolving just as the demand on direct sourcing is increasing,” said CEO and Founder Kashif Aftab. “As a marketplace platform technology, we are honored to be highlighted as well as be a positive disruptor in the workforce ecosystem. The world wants to connect differently these days and offering a technology that helps to solve this very concept is powerful.”

The full-page featured article, also available online here, followed a question-and-answer format with senior members of SkillGigs. It offered direct insights on what SkillGigs is, the motivation behind the business, and how SkillGigs challenged the status quo during the height of the pandemic.

“I appreciate the opportunity to speak to the bidding style relationship of the marketplace that removes the need of a third-party recruiter,” continues Aftab, “SkillGigs enhances the direct relationship between employer and highly sought-after, skilled talent by offering a safe place to negotiate pay. We’ve built something we are really proud of, and this accomplishment only helps us bring awareness to an easier way of doing things.”

HR Tech Outlook, a print and digital platform, is a publication rooted in supporting CHRO’s and HR leadership with content and perspectives from peers. Their mission is to bring forth a real-world solution approach with news and product trends.

About SkillGigs:

SkillGigs, Inc. is an ecommerce talent marketplace that pairs skilled healthcare and technology job seekers with AI-matched work opportunities. Founded in 2017 on the belief that companies and talent should be able to interact seamlessly, SkillGigs is dedicated to empowering the users. SkillGigs elevates and maximizes the hiring process by removing traditional barriers. The company’s patented AI software matches talent with jobs tailored to their skills, while giving companies with open positions strong candidates who are ready to work—all without a single recruiter. For more information, please visit