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How Mobile Programming is helping its clients to reduce time to hire by 60%

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Mobile Programming at a glance

Mobile Programming LLC is a US-based digital transformation company headquartered in Los Angeles. It also provides staffing solutions for its clients for various job roles. Mobile Programming helps enterprises transform ideas into innovative and intelligent solutions, governing Internet of Things, Digital Commerce, Business Intelligence Analytics, and Cloud Programming. From conceptualizing and engineering to advanced manufacturing, Mobile Programming helps customers build and scale products fit for the global marketplace.

Headquarters: California, United States

Global Presence: 6 locations

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Employees:

5000+

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Established:

2001

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Information Technology Services and Consulting

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the challenges
Mobile Programming wanted a solution that would help solve 2 problems - the lack of concrete data points to justify the candidate profiles shared with clients and the lack of technical recruiters to fulfill the wide variety of skill knowledge to increase time to fill.
The challenge

Mobile Programming has 5 centers in India with around 25 recruiters. Mobile Programming caters to clients in the USA as well as India. Mobile Programming believes in proactively reaching its clients and achieving customer excellence. While reviewing its hiring process, Vipin Sharma, General Manager, HR & Recruitment, discovered that its clients were spending far too much time interviewing candidates.

For a job role, if it shortlisted 20 candidates, its clients had to interview all 20 of them individually, resulting in many work hours per hire. The recruitment team conducted the initial screening through telephonic interviews, after which the candidate profiles were sent to the clients. While speaking to the candidates, the recruitment team focused on their educational background and experience and relied on what their resumes presented about their skills. Skill quantification through phone interviews had a limited scope. The recruitment team lacked the expertise to evaluate the candidate’s technical skills.

Mobile Programming focused on devising a process wherein candidates could be filtered based on assessments, and only relevant candidate profiles reached its clients. While they had a raw outline of the hiring process, they were looking for an assessment solution that has the maximum number of technical skills & they should be able to upload the questions of the clients. Most of all, a solution that accelerated the hiring process for its clients, which was the main objective.

After much analysis, evaluation, and brain-storming, the core team at Mobile Programming decided to partner with iMocha and started using it for technical assessments of the candidates. Every candidate was asked to appear for an assessment pertaining to the job role. Recruiters no longer had to rely only on telephonic interviews. They filtered candidates based on the assessment results and sent these reports to the clients. The shortlisting of candidates was data-driven rather than relying on the gut feeling of the recruiters.

What benefited Mobile Programming the most was that the reports provided a detailed skill-wise analysis of each candidate. In the case of coding assessments, its clients were able to view the detailed code written by candidates and evaluate them accordingly. With the help of reports, its clients could further filter irrelevant candidates.

With some training on the tool, Mobile Programming recruiters developed proficiency in creating apt assessments.

iMocha has a comprehensive library with the latest skill tests. This helped Mobile Programming to choose or create an assessment best suited to the job description provided by the clients. The time-saving and filtered recruitment process enabled Vipin’s team to operate more optimally. Their clients also spent time only interviewing relevant candidates, and 90% of the candidates who performed well on assessments did well on interviews too.

  • During one of the weekly calls with Capgemini, our customer success team dived into their University Hiring strategy.
  • During one of the weekly calls with Capgemini, our customer success team dived into their University Hiring strategy.
  • During one of the weekly calls with Capgemini, our customer success team dived into their University Hiring strategy.
  • During one of the weekly calls with Capgemini, our customer success team dived into their University Hiring strategy.

Step by step explanation of the workflow:

  • They did not have a large recruitment team that could reach out to these universities across the USA to participate in career fairs and interact with the students. This hampered their recruitment roadmap.
  • However, more important was the lack of technical resources to evaluate candidates who applied for this role.
  • They did not have a large recruitment team that could reach out to these universities across the USA to participate in career fairs and interact with the students. This hampered their recruitment roadmap.
The result
the result

60% reduction in 'Time to Hire' for clients 

Mobile Programming reduced its clients' time to hire by 60%. This was possible because its clients were only investing time in interviewing the right set of candidates. Every company strives to achieve a minimal ratio of time-to-hire, and Mobile Programming helped its clients achieve it.

40% increase in acceptance of candidate profiles by clients

With an effective hiring setup in place, Mobile Programming weeded out irrelevant candidates after the assessment reports. This ensued in its clients accepting the shortlisted profiles as the filtration was data-driven. This was a win-win situation as quality candidates got placed in leading companies.

Optimal productivity

The well-structured hiring process increased the overall productivity of the team. Recruiters created assessments for the clients, filtered out irrelevant candidates, and lined up quality candidates for interviews, thus saving time and effort.

Key Highlights: ·

  • Comprehensive skill assessment library
  • Coding assessments
  • Detailed and easily sharable skill-wise PDF reports
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