Cammila Yochabell, CEO And Founder Of Jobecam, On Transforming Workplace Diversity



The Crunchbase “Female Founder Series,” is a series of stories, Q&As, and thought-leadership pieces from glass-ceiling-smashers who overcame the odds and are now leading successful companies.


Cammila Yochabell is the CEO and Founder of Jobecam, a platform for blind video interviews that aims to make the hiring process more agile, efficient, and fair.

Born in Mossoró, RN- Brazil, Yochabell was inspired to launch Jobecam in 2016 after her own frustrating job search experience with recruiters. The 100 percent digital platform uses AI to eliminate unconscious biases in the recruitment process by concealing candidates’ identity in their video interviews.

In this Q&A, Yochabell shares more about her humble beginnings in Brazil that led to an unconventional professional journey from the oil and gas industry, to HR, to ultimately launching her own business.


Q: Did you always know you wanted to be an entrepreneur?

Yes, since I was a child I knew I wanted to be a great entrepreneur. Maybe because I grew up in a merchant family and I’ve learned how to build, run and see things happen in a business. During my adolescence, I was a jewelry seller, but I was also the jewelry designer, the maker, and the financial person. That experience is so similar to a startup, as founders early on have to wear many hats. The experience gave me even more of a sense of entrepreneurship and ambition to do something great.

 

Q: Why did you choose to enter human resources?

Actually, I (Read more...)