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Hire smart the first time around

The world has changed. So must hiring.

WholeStory is a technology platform that integrates job seekers’ pivotal life experiences into the hiring process, revealing the critical soft skills not found on a resume.

Our platform ensures employers hire the right person for the job every time.

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Life experience that matters

WholeStory lets you standardize and scale how your candidates communicate the most important skills for organizational success—their ability to learn, adapt, and navigate challenges.

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Insights without lifting a finger

Easily invite your candidates to our research-backed platform. They chose their most formative experiences to share and you gain deep insights.

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I have greater self-awareness because of my experience with addiction recovery.

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Know your candidates

Get a more complete view of your candidates before you invest any time or energy.

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Learn the right info

Uncover the candidate’s character strengths, leadership traits, and people skills alongside their work history.

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Hire with confidence

Leave the guesswork behind with a more scientific and humanizing approach to hiring.

How it works

Here’s who we help you hire

From entry level to the C-suite, we help you identify candidates with the most predictive skills for job success—like emotional intelligence, resilience, and a growth mindset.

These are the types of people who can transform your organization.

Meet Eli

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Working as an IT Manager, I am able to be empathetic due to my experience traveling the world.

Meet Peter

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As an Administrative Assistant, I am able to be adaptable due to my experience growing up in poverty.

Meet Shirley

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As VP of Operations, I am able to be humble due to my experience caring for a dying loved one.

What our users think

Katie Gordon Nelson

“I was far more confident in my hiring choices, plus the candidates’ willingness and ability to complete their profile was almost as valuable as the profiles themselves!”

— Katie N., small business owner

Candidate Shanica

"As a candidate, WholeStory helped me to put my strengths into perspective. By having to write about things I’ve overcome, it also helped me to better articulate those strengths in the interview."

— Shanica R., Pasco, WA

Avoid the cost of making the wrong hire

Ensure you’re getting the most out of your interviews, remote or in-person. WholeStory is affordable and easy to use.

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    Story is universal.

    Our brains are wired for it—it is the most effective way to understand people, especially in an interview.

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    Life experience matters.

    We build our character and soft skills through challenges in and outside of work.

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    Authenticity propels change.

    Enabling your candidates to share their story leads to better outcomes for all and boosts Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.

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