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Mismo Introduces a New Remote Development Platform to Effectually Address Tech Talent Shortage in the US

HR Tech Outlook | Thursday, July 01, 2021

According to a recent survey, the scarcity of engineers in the United States would reach 1.2 million by 2026, while about 545K software developers will have left the market.

FREMONT, CA: Mismo, a startup that delivers remote development talent to small- to medium-sized businesses and tech firms, has launched a new online recruiting, hiring, and onboarding platform for U.S. firms looking to grow their teams nearshore software engineers and developers in Latin America.

Tech jobs are among the top ten most challenging to fill, according to Manpower Group.According to the survey, the scarcity of engineers in the United States would reach 1.2 million by 2026, while about 545K software developers will have left the market.

"With the Mismo platform, U.S. companies will simply find better quality tech talent in one seamless solution," said Forum Desai, founder, and CEO of Mismo. "Our clients have access and visibility to the right engineers and developers that goes well beyond a resume. Our talented pool of engineers is also integrated into Mismo's tight-knit company culture and community."

Mismo's platform connects customers with Latin American engineers and developers with various skillsets and degrees of expertise, allowing employers to make smarter recruiting decisions. The platform uses standardized resume formats to make comparisons across resumes simple.It also includes video responses from applicants, allowing the employer to assess communication abilities without the need for a phone interview. Employers could see code samples and develop a sense of a candidate's technical competency by using specialized screening tests in technologies like Ruby on Rails, Python, and React.Furthermore, Mismo has integrated an automated sign-on system called Magic Link, eliminating the need for users to memorize any other login and password combination.

"We needed to expand our team quickly," said Amy Lin, chief product officer at NFX. "The process with Mismo was seamless and the culture is very much in line with the startup culture in America – fast paced and results-oriented. The Mismo and NFX teams were able to start checking code on day one and were fully integrated within a month of the first point of contact."

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