Global Impact Sourcing Award for Talent assessment firm HireMee by IAOP

NITN | @notintownlive | 25 May 2024, 08:43 am

Global Impact Sourcing Award for Talent assessment firm HireMee by IAOP HireMee

Bengaluru: Talent assessment platform HireMee enables equal access to opportunities for small town youth in India by connecting them with employers in pursuit of its vision of India where no talent is unemployed or underemployed’ won the Global Impact Sourcing Award (GISA) from IAOP, the premier global organization dedicated to shaping the future of business.

The award that recognises HireMee’s significant contributions to impact sourcing was handed over to HireMee Sr VP and Business Head Venkatraman Umakanth at the IAOP convention OWS24 on May 21 in Chicago by Jon Browning, CEO of the Global Mentorship Initiative set up as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Jobs Initiative that facilitates career opportunities for young people worldwide.

“Nearly 60% of 270,000 interview opportunities created by HireMee since inception in 2017 have gone to students from Tier-3 and Tier-4 towns, with almost half of these opportunities for women candidates.

“HireMee has helped over 700,000 talented small-town youth get assessed at no cost by assessing them free of cost and connecting them with companies, big and small, that value diversity and inclusivity,” adds Umakanth.

HireMee’s commitment to creating positive social and environmental impact within their communities was an important criterion for IAOP to pick HireMee.

“HireMee’s profound dedication to impact sourcing has produced genuine, enduring benefits for both individuals and their communities, Their efforts are commendable, and we are thrilled to honour them with this award,” says Debi Hamill, CEO of IAOP.

HireMee provides artificial-intelligence (AI) proctored assessment covering 7 sections including core domain for students pursuing their diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate studies.  The assessment scores of test takers are shared with companies that list on HireMee platform without any fee.

Since its inception HireMee platform has worked closely with nearly 7000 colleges accredited by AICTE; National Career Service of the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment; Tamil Nadu government’s upskilling program Naan Mudhalvan and Karnataka government’s Digital Economy Mission and over 2000 companies, among

HireMee, born as a social enterprise, in the steel city of Salem in 2017 today serves over 4000 companies to get access to a wider pool of pre-assessed talent from across India readily and at no cost.

The ‘Made in India’ HireMee emerged among the 5 finalists in the prestigious $5 million XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling competition in the USA in 2022 becoming the only non-American entry to make it to this list.

HireMee assessment platform is widely used by several corporates across India, Middle-East and the USA for talent acquisition & management and academic institutions and has delivered more than 3 million assessments. HireMee offers assessments of all types – psychometric, cognitive, MCQ, subjective, typing, etc. tailored to the job description.

HireMee demonstrates its dedication to impact sourcing through skills-first approach and its strategic collaborations with local community organizations, facilitating the identification and training of job candidates from underserved populations.

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