• Your culture. Top retention rate.
  • Your tech. Software specialists.
  • Your budget. Predictable, low costs.
  • Your timeline. Scale fast. Slow down. Pause as needed.
  • Your calendar. Eliminate time-consuming tasks.
  • Your brand. Bundled community and event marketing at no additional cost.

A more efficient, cost-sensitive, and scalable recruiting solution that saves 30% on average.
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Is Scale by hatch I.T. right for you?

Scale is the new Recruiting Model for Startups

in DC, MD, VA & Raleigh, NC


By specializing in local software startups, tech community events, and an innovative weekly-membership option, hatch I.T.’s Scale model enables us to deliver only the best tech and culture-fit candidates, at a 30-49% cost-savings.


Scale in Action: Divvycloud


Divvycloud needed to scale engineering & product teams from 10 – 30 in 24 months. They were not receiving enough high-quality candidates from previous recruiting partners, and had already spent $70K on contingency fees for 3 hires before partnering with hatch I.T. Standard recruiting models did not give them the flexibility, speed, technical and culture-fit, or return on investment they needed.


In September 2018, hatch I.T. partnered with Divvycloud on our flexible, cost-aware Scale recruiting model. hatch I.T. provided dedicated, full life-cycle recruitment, stood up an applicant tracking system, marketed Divvycloud to the local engineering community, and continues to provide quality engineers on a weekly basis.

Among the positions we filled for Divvycloud were: Tech Director, Sr. Software Engineer, QA Engineer, Application Support Engineer, Software Engineer, Front-End Engineer, Lead UX Designer, Product Manager

Candidates were recruited by software specialists who knew Divvycloud’s tech stack and engineering team culture, which ensured that Divvycloud only reviewed high-fit candidates and obtained long-term retention on hires.


hatch I.T. was able to provide 7 quality candidates in just 72 hours and made an average of 1 hire per month over the next five months. Total cost – 70k, the same amount Divvycloud had previously spent on just three hires.

As growth steamrolled, we increased to an average of two hires per month (now 3 hires/month as of this writing). With rapid growth, saving steamrolled as well. Overall, our specialized Scale model provides predictability and flexibility for both parties, which allowed us to save Divvycloud 49% over what they would have spent if they had maintained their previous recruiting model.

At the same time, hatch I.T. marketed Divvycloud to the local tech community through hatchpad, our hyper-local community platform, and hatchpad Events, our series of local programming Meetups and webinars.

As we continued to grow and scale, we were aggressively hiring on the tech team. Finding talented engineers can be difficult, but Hatch IT made the process considerably easier. Each candidate that came through Hatch IT had the skills needed to excel and a strong interest in our company mission. At every step of the way, hatch’s expertise was an invaluable asset.

– David Cain, Director of Application Development for Aledade

Hatch does an amazing job recruiting for our company! They bring us the most qualified talent and have vetted each candidate above and beyond. It has given back so much HR time to my staff and we know we can trust Hatch to find us the best engineers!

– Melissa, Chief People Officer at Ironnet

Hatch I.T. and it’s Scale model is the way to go if you want a committed & knowledgeable team acting like an in-house recruiting resource for your company. We found great new employees and saved time and money compared to traditional transaction-based recruiting firms.

– Matt Jacobson, CFO of Gravy Analytics

Scale in Action


Customer: DivvyCloud (a cloud security, governance & compliance software startup based in Arlington, VA)

Problem: The COO (Peter Scott) was tasked to scale the engineering and product teams quickly and affordably. The company had received a Series B round of funding with the goal of scaling the product and engineering teams from 10 to 30 within 24 months. Their biggest challenge was recruiting the right engineering talent quickly without breaking the bank. They had already spent $70K on 3 hires via contingency firms.

Scale Solution: hatch engaged on a 12-month scale program. We spent extensive time upfront understanding the current breakdown of teams, product vision, and tech stack. Integrated with DivvyCloud’s messaging platform (Slack), and Applicant Tracking System (Greenhouse). Provided dedicated full-lifecycle recruitment support on all engineering/product/QA needs. We have hired 20 engineers for DivvyCloud within a 16 month period while saving the firm 30% compared to contingency fees. We helped them grow from a 27-person startup to over 75 employees. We continue to boost awareness for the DivvyCloud in the local engineering community by dedicated outreach, and event marketing.

Term: 16 Months to date

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