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Digital matchmaking platform for students and companies
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Industry:
Human Resources
App:
Web & Mobile applications
Location:
Belgium

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Summary
Belgian startup Launch is a digital platform for students & young professionals that connects great talents with great companies quickly, directly, and privately.
In order to be attractive & usable to students and young professionals, Launch.Career needed a professional web and mobile application. As a startup, they didn’t have in-house developers, so Launch.Career reached out to Fulcrum for development assistance.

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Roadmap
Based on the concept of the application and its designs, we prepared a roadmap to start the development in an agile manner:
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  • Project setup
    18 days
  • Development
    53 days
  • Discovery
    76 days
  • Admin Panel
    38 days
  • Landing
    12 days

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Goals
Launch changes the way young talents & employers in Belgium connect with each other by:
  • list iconReinventing recruitment of young talents
  • list iconSimplifying the candidate search & application process
  • list iconMaking communication between students and companies direct

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Users
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Students
and recent graduates with 0-5 years of experience who want to start their career & get spotted by the leading companies in the industry
  • Your skills
  • Your career
  • Your future
  • Entry-level jobs
  • Internships
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Employers
or companies that would like to get talented & qualified candidates for their jobs and internships
  • brand awareness
  • talent pool
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User Journey
Students Flow

Step 1.

Sign Up

Create a free profile on Launch to showcase your achievements and skills

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Step 2.

Match

Get approached by companies looking for your profile or browse companies and opportunities yourself

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Step 3.

Apply

Apply with one click for the events, internships, and jobs you like

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Step 4.

Track

Easily manage all your applications, messages, and recommended jobs

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Step 5.

Communicate

Create a free profile on Launch to showcase your achievements and skills

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Employers Flow

Step 1.

Get started

Create a company page: show what it’s like to work at your company

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Step 2.

Target

Set the target audience of profiles that you are looking to recruit

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Step 3.

Connect

Reach your target audience with personalized communication

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Step 4.

Attract & Engage

Keep your candidates interested with events, insights articles or directly invite for interviews

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Step 5.

Interview & Hire

Invite your dream candidates to the interviews, and if everything goes well… get your best talents!

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Architecture
For Launch platform, we’ve developed a scalable Kubernetes microservices architecture:
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CI/CD
CI/CD
Platform’s continuous integration and delivery are performed through Github CI pipelines enabling it to detect potential errors upfront and perform smoother integration.
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Scalable Kubernetes architecture
The platform has Kubernetes microservices architecture. All architecture components are deployed separately so that it’s easy to scale up & can be updated without downtime.
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Smart matching algorithm
The platform’s content feed is customized for every user & based on the preferences set during onboarding. The feed’s matching algorithm doesn’t slow down the app’s performance.
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Messaging
Employers can reach the candidates they like with personalized communication & invite them to interviews directly inside the platform via messaging functionality.

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Tech Stack
Backend
Web
Mobile
Cloud
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Node.JS
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Typescript
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Moleculer
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PostgreSQL
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Redis
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NATS
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Apollo GraphQL
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Kubernetes
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Docker
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Elastic Stack
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Auth0

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Client review
`We really like the fact that business analyst dares to question our input, proposes his own ideas, and presents us with clear options from which we have to choose. The development is also of the high quality we were looking for.`

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Results
While the application is only live in a beta stage at this moment, Launch.Career has already received a lot of positive feedback from the test users. Users compliment the app’s UX & UI, platform’s flawless performance, and value for them.

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