- Shortlisting Stage
- Interview Stage
- Selection Stage
- Post Selection Stage
1. Shortlisting Stage
After submitting an updated resume, the HR team will contact the candidate for a brief discussion on the applied role, along with information confirming if the candidate’s experience and skills are relevant. Post the initial assessment, there would be a few rounds, which could include an online assessment or assignment along with 2-3 interview rounds.
The entire process takes 2-3 weeks, from the initial HR discussion to the rolling out of the offer. There could be some delays for multiple reasons, and the respective recruitment partner will keep the candidate updated.
3. Will the candidate be informed at every step of the process whether they have cleared the rounds?
The candidate will receive an email from the recruitment partner regarding the feedback after each round, updating them about the next steps
Candidates can apply anytime for a different role post-rejection
The candidates’ resumes will be in the Mercer | Mettl database for six months.
Candidates can reapply for a particular role or location three months post-rejection.
The interview can be conducted either remotely or in person. Multiple factors will determine the same, including the candidate’s and the hiring manager’s location. The respective recruiter will inform the candidate about the process.
There would typically be an online assessment or assignment along with 2-3 rounds of interviews, including those with the business and HR teams.
The candidate will briefly interact with the Mercer | Mettl leaders during the final round of the interview process.
The waiting period is approximately 2-3 working days for sharing feedback with the candidates.
4. Can a candidate request additional interaction with one of the interviewers if they have questions?
Per the candidate’s request, we can align additional interaction with the interviewers to clarify queries.
Candidates need to email their respective recruitment partner, informing them about their candidature withdrawal.
We at Mercer | Mettl believe that each business and function can decide how best to motivate its employees and, at the same time, ensure high productivity. While, as an organization, we follow a hybrid work model, the final decision on the number of days at the workplace for employees is driven by the business or function head. It could be required for the employee to be in the office for five days in a working week.
1. How long after the candidate’s last interview would they be informed that they have been shortlisted or selected?
The recruitment partner will inform the candidate within 2-3 working days from the previous round of the process.
At Mercer | Mettl, we have components in the compensation structure that provide tax advantage per the Indian income tax laws. The employees do have a certain amount of flexibility in choosing these components.
3. How soon would the compensation offer and an appointment letter be provided to a candidate post selection for the role?
As the offer process has different stages, which include documentation, salary discussion and approval from a Mercer | Mettl leader before an appointment letter can be shared with a potential candidate, the HR operations team typically takes 1-2 working days post acceptance of the compensation offer to share the appointment letter with the candidate.
The appointment letter would include the candidate’s details such as full name (as per Aadhar card), candidate’s residential address (as per Aadhar card), the date of joining, work location’s full address, proposed compensation structure (both fixed/base CTC and annual variable including any bonus, if applicable), and HR benefits.
5. Can the candidate change or update details in the appointment letter, like the date of joining etc., even after signing and sending a copy, in case required?
Respective recruiters can change the date of joining as requested by the candidate. Also, changes in the compensation structure or any other change in personal information can be made.
6. Who will be the POC during the offered candidate’s notice period with their current organization?
The recruitment partner will be in touch with the candidate on a bi-weekly basis for any queries. Also, the respective recruiter will align the candidate’s discussion with the future reporting manager or business to understand the organization during the candidate’s notice period.
The candidate will be required to complete the joining formalities on their date of joining.
2. Who will help the candidate with the joining formalities? Or with any questions that the candidate may have?
The POC from the HR operations team will be in touch with the candidate to help complete the onboarding formalities. The HR operations POC will also align a discussion with the lead of HR operations to help resolve any queries.
3. Where can a candidate learn more about the organization and their team during this waiting period?
The respective recruitment partner will align candidate discussion with the business to help understand the organization structure, team and their roles and responsibilities in a better way.
The recruitment partner will align candidate discussion with the business and manager as required. The recruitment partner will set up these sessions for the candidate.