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Building a Cross-Continental Tech Powerhouse: Tech StaQ Assembles a Dream Team for Leading Market Research Platform
Talent Sourcing and Contract Staffing
In today’s cutthroat tech landscape, building a high-performing engineering team is the difference between triumph and failure. This was undeniably the case for a prominent Swedish market research platform leader, a publicly traded company on the prestigious Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange. Renowned for their unwavering commitment to data privacy and security, the company sought to expand their global reach and bolster their development capabilities. Here’s how Tech StaQ, a leading tech recruitment agency, partnered with them to achieve this goal.

Engineering Recruitment

Engineering Recruitment

The Challenge: Building a Bi-Located Tech and Product Engineering Team

Our client had two main goals:

  • Firstly, establish a dynamic engineering team in Barcelona to enhance efficiency and leverage the city’s tech talent.
  • Secondly, execute global cross-hiring initiatives post-acquisition, focusing on Europe, the USA, and Australia.

The Roadblocks: Pandemic Pressures and Skill Shortages

The project started during the global pandemic, which complicated talent sourcing and onboarding. Furthermore, identifying specific skill sets across various locations was also challenging.

Tech StaQ’s Strategic Approach: Assembling a Global Force of 25 Tech Experts

To overcome these challenges, we implemented a multi-faceted recruitment strategy to build a team of 25 top-tier tech professionals:

  • 15 Senior Software Engineers: We sourced highly skilled engineers to form the development team’s backbone.
  • 2 Tech Leads: We recruited tech leads to provide technical guidance and mentorship.
  • 3 Senior Engineering Managers: Strategic hires ensured effective leadership and technical direction.
  • 5 Senior Product Managers: We brought in seasoned product managers to bridge engineering and business objectives.

Client Selection Process

  • Shortlisted Candidates and Detailed Analysis: We presented the most qualified candidates with in-depth analysis for client approval.
  • Technical Testing and Team Interviews: Additionally, shortlisted candidates underwent technical assessments and interviews to evaluate cultural fit.
  • Transparent Offer Process: HR conducted offer calls, providing clear overviews of the compensation package.

Results: Building a Dream Team, Delivering Success

Our collaborative approach yielded impressive results:

  • Reduced Time-to-Hire: We achieved a 41% reduction in the average time-to-hire compared to previous cycles.
  • Cost-Effective Recruitment: We delivered a 35% decrease in the cost per hire, maximizing value without compromising quality.
  • Client Satisfaction: The client praised the expertise and professionalism of the new teams in Barcelona and Berlin.

Key Takeaways: Building a Winning Formula

This project highlighted the importance of several key strategies:

  • Streamlined Candidate Experience: Reducing recruitment steps from 7 to 4 significantly enhanced the candidate experience and attracted top talent.
  • Targeted Sourcing Strategies: Engaging passive candidates through targeted sourcing enriched the talent pool.
  • Holistic Evaluation Criteria: Comprehensive soft skills assessments alongside technical evaluations provided a deeper understanding of candidate suitability.

Conclusion: Building Your Dream Team with Tech StaQ

Building a high-performing tech team requires a strategic approach and a deep understanding of your unique needs. At Tech StaQ, we go beyond simply filling positions. We partner with you to identify the ideal talent, assess cultural fit, and ensure a smooth onboarding process. Whether you’re looking to establish a new engineering hub in Europe or expand your global development team, Tech StaQ can help you build your dream team. Engineering Recruitment

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