Leroy Merlin

Leroy Merlin uses Yobs to increase the number of interviewed candidates by 20% while reducing time-to-hire by over 30% 

Leroy Merlin uses Yobs to increase the number of interviewed candidates by 20% while reducing time-to-hire by over 30% 


The Challenge:

Reduce the time-to-hire and interview steps in the recruiting process while increasing their pipeline of candidates.

The Outcome:

The Yobs video-based assessment platform made it possible to interview more candidates in less time, decreased significantly the bias in the recruiting process, and helped LM staff many high-performing hires. 

Overview:

Leroy Merlin has 72,000 employees all over the world with a $13B income in 11 countries. 

Leroy Merlin worked with Yobs to staff a new retail store in the center of Italy. 150+ candidates interviewed over video across several retail positions using Yobs.

The Problem:

Leroy Merlin board was looking for: An efficient tool to reduce time-to-hire, interview steps, and cost per hire. An effective tool to increase the quality of new hires.

Solution:

The Yobs platform delivered the video interviews as well as an initial report on the soft skills, personality, and cognitive traits of each candidate within less than 24 hours of each interview. 


Results:

The first two months showed an average time saving of 30%, same or better quality selection. (Compared with two rounds of in-person interviews with junior and senior employees). 

82% of times the data provided by Yobs aligned to the in-person recruiter process when it came to screen out candidates who were not a good fit.

40% of the candidates that showed positive scores in the relevant traits for the company's role, passed all the further interview steps with the recruiting team.

62% of candidates did the video interview vs. 41% answering to an in-person interview invite after having submitted the resume.

Highlights:



-30% time-to-hire reduction in between Yobs and recruiter ratings

40% with positive Yobs score were scored as good hires

82% match between Yobs and recuiter ratings