The Why, What, & How of Skilling for the Digital Era

Witness an in-depth discussion about the tech-hiring needs of the digital era as experts walk you through the features the key holistic solutions offered by Mercer Mettl.

December 2020


121 Mins


Siddhartha Gupta

CEO, Mercer Mettl

Anirban B. Roy@2x

Anirban B. Roy

Chief Revenue Officer, Mercer Mettl

Sharad Sharma@2x

Sharad Sharma

Chief Product Officer, Mercer Mettl

Kapil Malik

Kapil Malik

Head of Product- Technical Assessments, Mercer Mettl

Ajit Singh

Ajit Singh

Head of Engineering, Airtel Extreme

Dhruv Singh

Dhruv Singh

SoC Power and Design, Apple

Ankit Abhishek

Ankit Abhishek

Product Manager, Mercer Mettl I/O



This discussion closely analyzes the future of jobs vis-à-vis the future of talent in the digital era. It goes on to introduce you to Developers of the Future and Mercer Mettl I/O- two exceptional solutions to overcome your tech-hiring challenges. The former is a coding assessment platform and the latter, an all-in-one coding simulator that is ideal for a deeper skill analysis of mid-senior level hires. Industry experts will also take you through the major pain-points of hiring in the digital age, further elaborating how you can use the ideal platforms to address those pain points.  

The session showcases how Mercer Mettl’s solutions ensure holistic evaluations and information security at every stage, also providing you with robust, tailor-made choices. In addition, the speakers talk about boosting employee engagement and retention through remote activities like hackathons and ideathons. You will also learn about building a sturdy talent pipeline, getting the right people on board, and acknowledging the shifting preferences related to work skills and competencies. 

What You Will Learn

How to shortlist campuses and conduct virtual drives in multiple campuses simultaneously

How to build a brand connect with students 

Rolling out data-backed assessments to remotely screen candidates holistically

Conducting structured video interviews to select the right candidates.

Key Takeaways From This Webinar

Conventional campus hiring processes can be challenging to scale and require technology intervention.

Embracing an all-virtual campus hiring strategy can ensure seamless recruitment even during unprecedented scenarios, breaking geographical limitations.

Introduction to Mercer Mettl’s elaborate models for campus outreach.

Top Questions from the Webinar

1 . How is branding handled in campuses?

A few ways to handle branding in campuses is by hosting information sessions to build on-campus relationships, posting updates and job descriptions on websites, and creating an all-round strategy for digital engagement.

2 . What are the ingredients of the scorecard used to target colleges?

The key parameters that are taken into account when shortlisting campuses include overall college performance, previous year’s placement performance, graduation/degree outcomes, available resources for teaching and learning, research productivity, impact and IPR, outreach and inclusivity, perception, etc.

3 . Do you provide competency framework for jobs outside of India too and curate assessments for these countries?

Yes. We work with clients in 90+ countries curating specialized assessments as per specific client needs.

4 . Do you have any software application that will shortlist candidates base on the job role?

Yes. Our HireTRACK and VidView software will help you shortlist candidates based on their test and interview scores relevant to a specific job role. You can also set up score-wise cut offs wherever required.

5 . What are a few effective ways to attract and engage talent for a startup?

Mercer Mettl offers campus hiring solutions that can also help build your brand through campus engagement. You can use our hackathon platform and campus outreach program to focus on key skills that you need in candidates for a startup.

Adopt multi-pronged strategies for fulfilling talent needs

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