Choose a plan that best supports your recruiting goals.

Low one-time setup + monthly usage fee | Hire as many candidates as you want!

Get in touch for pricing details.

Shortlist Single

I need a screening tool to hire
faster and better

Do it yourself with a smarter hiring platform:

Screen with custom chatbot and skills-based assessments

Post application link to job boards

Manage candidates on dedicated portal

Access to proprietary database of active job-seekers

Fast set-up

Shortlist Custom

I need a customized hiring software solution

Everything from Shortlist Single, with premium feature options:

Multiple roles at once

High-volume screening

Custom assessments

ATS integration


Multimedia job descriptions

Dedicated account manager

Shortlist Expert

I need a full service

Let us do it all for you – everything from Shortlist Single, plus:

In-depth consult

Market and compensation analysis

More active sourcing from job boards and our database

Phone interviews with top candidates

Dedicated recruitment consultant

Want to provide development opportunities for your current team and/or new hires?

Find out about our training services here (East Africa only).

Find out about our executive search and talent advisory services here

We specialise in early and mid-career roles, including…

Analytics and Research


Business Development and Sales

Finance and Accounting


Operations and Administration

Other features and services

Platform white-labeling

ATS and other integrations


Coordination with existing referrals programs and recruiters

Campus hiring

Talent advisory

Multimedia JD

Skills trainings

Frequently asked questions

  • We’re focused on junior to mid-level roles, especially marketing, finance and accounting, project management, HR, admin, sales, business development, and communications positions. In specific cases, we help with software and engineering positions too, as well as more senior roles, so get in touch to see how we can help you build a great team.
  • We typically charge a one-time set up fee for each role, and then a second fee due upon each successful placement (determined based on the hire’s first year salary).  Learn more about our offerings and service levels here.
  • We work selectively with clients outside of Kenya and India. Reach out to us at to learn more.
  • Lots of ways! See this section.
  • Yes, we have a strategic advisory practice that supports your team beyond hiring. We offer services around job design, interviewing, pre-boarding, on-boarding, retention, HR diagnostics, and more. Through our partner organization, Spire Education, we are also able to offer in-person trainings and workshops to help employees cultivate the skills and attitudes they need to be successful on the job. Contact for more details..
  • Yes! We acquired Spire Education,  a Nairobi-based talent development company, in November 2017. We partner with Spire to provide a full suite of talent services that includes in-person trainings and workshops.
  • We start by consulting with you to understand the detailed role requirements and your ‘must haves.’ You then receive multiple batches of candidates, and each one is based on feedback from the previous one. The faster you share feedback about candidates, the faster we can give you even better matched candidates.
  • We can deliver customized enterprise solutions including platform white-labeling, ATS integration, and coordination with referral systems. Get in touch with us at to discuss how we can complement your current recruiting software.
  • We have multiple offerings available to fit your needs. See this section
  • No, we do not require you to sign up for long-term subscriptions. We provide clients with the option to keep the job open on our platform to continue to see great candidates as they apply for a low monthly fee. You can pause or end the month-to-month subscription as your hiring needs evolve. See this page.