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Hiring a Software Engineer: Time Comparison

Hiring an effective software engineer can vary in time and steps depending on the organization’s specific needs and processes. However, here’s a general outline of the minimum time and steps involved. But Workforce Commerce reduces it significantly to almost 5% in most of the cases. Below is a detailed comparison and then brief of how we make it convenient to Hire Remote Teams of Web, Software, APIs, ServiceNow, AI or App Developers. 

Conventional Way of Hiring Directly

1. Define the Role (1-2 days): Clearly define the job requirements, responsibilities, and qualifications for the software engineer position.

2. Create a Job Posting (1-2 days): Write a compelling job description highlighting the key aspects of the role and the company.

3. Post the Job (1-2 days): Publish the job posting on relevant job boards, social media platforms, and company website.

4. Screen Resumes (1-2 days): Review incoming resumes to shortlist candidates who meet the basic requirements.

5. Conduct Initial Interviews (1-2 days): Conduct phone or video interviews to assess candidates’ skills, experience, and cultural fit.

6. Technical Assessment (1-2 days): Administer a technical assessment or coding challenge to evaluate candidates’ coding skills and problem-solving abilities.

7. Conduct Follow-Up Interviews (1-2 days): Invite top candidates for in-person or additional virtual interviews to further assess their fit for the role and the company.

8. Check References (1 day): Contact references provided by the candidates to validate their experience and qualifications.

9. Extend Job Offer (1 day): Once a suitable candidate is identified, extend a job offer outlining the terms and conditions of employment.

10. Onboarding (ongoing): Provide the new hire with the necessary onboarding materials, training, and support to ensure a smooth transition into the role.

Overall, the minimum time to hire an effective software engineer can range from 1-2 weeks internally, depending on the efficiency of the hiring process and the availability of qualified candidates. However; the notice period can be added in the end to a month or sometimes even more.

Hiring Remote Software Engineers through WorkforceCommerce

1. Contact Us (15 mins): Write to us at or Contact through ‘Get Started’ button above. Give a brief of situations.

2. Follow-up (1 hour): Write to us at or Contact through ‘Get Started’ button above. Give a brief of situations.

3. Technical Review Call (1 hour): You don’t need to write any job posting but discuss it with us. Our AI tools and candidates data will do the magic.

4. Resource Selection (< 24 hours): We have a big pool of resumes available for the resources sitting in our Development centers so we take no more than a day to fetch a few best matching profiles for our leads & customers.

5. Interview & Selection (1 hour): We welcome our customers to interview the resources on video link and make sure they are compliant to their needs.

6. Onboarding (< 24hours): All we need a day to get some information from you, create your account, create invoices, and get paid for first payment. Right after this settlement you’re all set to work with our White-Labelled Remote Teams like your own hired. This whole process generally take no more than a day.

7. Happy Coding!

Overall our minimum turn-around time is less than a day or maximum 2 days. In order to make sure maximum compliance with our customers we offer 3 to 5 days free trial as well to our customers while hiring our Dedicated Team of Developers.