We want to help every young person to find their calling in life. We believe everyone is great at something, and finding your passion is a path to success.
We help you discover your first job, prepare for and ace the selection process, grow and evolve from job to a job into a world-class professional. We believe everyone deserves a chance.
We believe that companies should be hiring first and foremost for your potential, rather than background or education. We believe that technology can help companies in doing so.
We experienced the pain of graduate recruitment first-hand both as graduates and employers. We also know too well the cost of suboptimal career choices and bad hires. We want to help you find your calling early on, so that you can focus on mastering your career.
We are a team of inventors, problem solvers and doers. We come from totally diverse backgrounds, yet we are bound by common vision and love of building great things. We teamed up in 2017 to accomplish our calling of helping young talent discover their passions, and paths in life.
Alex is a serial entrepreneur and a math geek. From internet retail to mobile games to nuclear power plant modelling – he’s done it all. He is always at the frontier, now machine learning is his passion.
Alex is a pixel perfectionist, he loves amazing UI and all things React. There is no design that could baffle him.
CEO & Product
Product and people are biggest passions for Arthur. Engineer at heart he loves building. Obsessed about helping people find their calling. An undercover techie, you can find him messing with CSS or data base architectures. Pink is his colour, being a father of two gorgeous princess.
Professional translators often need to know something about everything. So as a translator, Christina is eager to learn about all sorts of things: whether it is cheese making or cyber security. Now she works on research about the best possible vacancies for graduates.
Figuring how to integrate the World of Warcraft into the candidate assessment, Elisa is obsessed with innovation in organisation psychology. Amazing UX is her passion – she makes us rebuild things.
Gulnara is an economist by education and educator by heart. Having spent more than 10 years in education management, it's her first time joining a geeky start-up team. Her passion is helping students define their future, hence Advance is a great place to do so.
Searching for golden actionable insights from the data ocean is her hobby. Helen can spend hours scanning the information and nothing escapes her attention.
There are no new technologies for Ivan, a couple days and he is on it. Single handily he run Disney online presence in Russia, now he is pushing the limits of the NLP for Advance.
Maria believes analysis is the key. Outside of work, she is a huge fan of hiking. Maria once hiked all the way to Trolltunga and would love to do it again.
Serge is a born hacker, having mastered the analogue at the age of 7 he is disrupting the digital space ever since. The lead Pythonista of St Petersburg and a go-to mentor in a thriving community. He keeps us surfing the edge of the technology wave. Somehow, he is an amazing father of two.
Being a recent History graduate Tania decided to focus on future rather than the past and trade dusty manuscripts for an opportunity to help young professionals find their dream job.
Vadim is a coding cyborg, there is no task too large for him – consider it done already. He does not learn, he uploads new tech to his brain and gets going 24/7.