Automated hiring platform for companies employing hourly workers.
San Francisco, California, United States
Workstream ( is an automated hiring platform for companies employing hourly workers — retail, restaurants, cafes, logistic companies, hospitality firms, and on-demand startups. We are more than a B2B applicant tracking software for companies. We cut in half the time that companies take to hire, on-board and train hourly workers via automation, mobile workflows and machine learning. Workstream is a simpler and smarter way to hire a fast-growing modern workforce. We are changing the way that companies hire today by solving the inefficiencies of a service economy that is characterized by unpredictable labor.
We are a team from Harvard, MIT, Google, Y Combinator and WeChat, and backed by some of the top angel investors and venture capitalists.
Why Work With Us
Hiring is hard. We make it easier.
Workstream's platform and mobile app reduces time to hire by 70%. No more tedious back and forth to schedule interviews. We even help you identify candidates who qualify for WOTC, so you get up to $9,600 in tax credits for every hire!
Founding Team

Desmond Lim

CEO and Co-Founder
Former restaurant owner and co-founder of - helping franchisees, restaurants and retail companies hire hourly workers better and faster. Email at if you like to connect and chat about hiring hourly workers!

Lei Xu

Co-Founder and CPO
Strategize, execute, rinse and repeat. Strategy and execution go hand in hand. I have a keen eye for details, intuition about user experience, and initiative to go from 0 to 1. I am fulfilled by building and scaling products to positively shape the world. I love coffee (Stumptown and Ritual), travelling, exploring, a good beer, and a good conversation. I'm inspired by great builders of our generation - Elon, Steve & Steve, Larry & Sergey. Passionate about technology, education, and the future. Let's do something together!