Having spent the last 3+ years leading a recruiting team in Los Angeles, I've seen various trends in recruitment along with a number of gaps in the software landscape.
Linkedin has democratized the opportunity for recruiters to search and find candidates. As a result, more and more individuals are open to working on their own and leveraging the network they've built up on LinkedIn and elsewhere. Additionally, most of the leading software in the external agency space has been around for several decades, so the systems and processes are built for agencies of the past.
Cliq was started in order to meet the new industry and technical demands!