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Case Study: EventMobi

How EventMobi Uses Spark Hire to Screen Candidates Faster Than Ever Before

A Quick Overview

EventMobi is the #1 event app platform worldwide with thousands of event planners and millions of attendees in over 40 countries. By using Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform, EventMobi is able to better screen candidates in a timely manner.

The Takeaway

  • EventMobi originally used the one-way video interview to screen almost every candidate.
  • The open interview is now used to expand the talent pool and to connect with top notch talent.
  • Gain insights on soft skills and personality before the in-person interview.
  • Spark Hire cut down the amount of time spent on phone screens.
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My favorite aspect of Spark Hire is being able to gauge a candidate’s personality and soft skills immediately rather than having to wait until an in-person interview.

- Henry Hayes, Manager, Support & Customer Success at EventMobi

The Basics

EventMobi offers pre-event, onsite, and post-event solutions for companies looking to get the most out of their event planning efforts. With intuitive analytics tools, companies can measure the onsite engagement to see how attendees are interacting with the event. EventMobi used Spark Hire to screen candidates quicker while still gaining important insights, resulting in better hiring decisions.

Quote Mark

Video interviewing allows us to bring more candidates into our funnel to assess people with a wider range of backgrounds/different experience without spending more time on the hiring process.

- Henry Hayes, Manager, Support & Customer Success at EventMobi

The Challenge

When introducing new recruiting technology, candidates may have a negative reaction to being on video, but this actually indicates a lot about the interest level of the applicant. EventMobi found that most candidates said they liked using video interviews as a screening solution and expressed that it was an interesting, new experience.

Quote Mark

Almost every single job at EventMobi is screened using Spark Hire as a first stage.

- Henry Hayes, Manager, Support & Customer Success at EventMobi

Video To The Rescue

Using Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform, EventMobi was able to widen the talent pool by placing open interview links so top talent could easily complete their video interview on their own time. The hiring managers at EventMobi would then review and share the videos with their team to validate new hires.

  • Cast A Wider Net. With the open interview link, EventMobi is able to connect with more applicants.
  • Save Time During Initial Screening Process. Candidate answer your questions on video and are sent directly to you for review.
  • Gain Insight On Non-Verbal Cues. With Spark Hire, you are able to “exit” any interview that you know won’t work out from the very first answer.
  • Beat The Competition. EventMobi is able to screen more candidates quicker than other companies not utilizing the technology.

The Results

EventMobi is now implementing video interviewing with all of their positions. Almost half of the current staff at EventMobi has been screened with Spark Hire’s software. Each hiring manager has been onboarded on Spark Hire continue to make better hires.

EventMobi makes it easier for companies to build a customer conference, all within one app. To learn more, check out their website and connect with them on Facebook and Twitter.

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