InterviewDesk Can Help You Build Great Tech Teams Faster

This B2B HR tech start-up is changing the game with its on-demand interviewer platform by disrupting traditional hiring methods using data, AI, and ML.

InterviewDesk is a business-to-business (B2B) human resources technology company that helps organisations to save up to 80% of their time and money spent on hiring and onboarding new employees. The start-up was founded by Pichumani Durairaj with the aim of offering a unique recruitment experience to candidates, employers and interviewers.

Pichumani Durairaj, Founder-CEO of InterviewDesk and an industry veteran of twenty years, believes that by improving recruitment efficiency, his start-up will gain a significant share of the HR technology market and create a world-class recruiting community. InterviewDesk was launched in 2017 to help companies conduct technical interviews remotely; it is based in Chennai with operations in Singapore and New York.

Recruitment Market Trends – Facts and Figures

According to the latest data, the global online recruitment market is expected to reach $43.39 billion by 2027, with an average annual growth rate of 7.1% over the forecast period. It currently stands at a valuation of $28.68 billion.

On a global stage, InterviewDesk competes with the American companies Karat and BrightHire in the same segment. According to company officials, by 2022, the start-up will have conducted 100,000 remote interviews for technology posts.

InterviewDesk Increases Efficiency and Cuts the Clutter

The model used by InterviewDesk eliminates HR managers’ hectic tasks in companies. Its AI and ML approach helps in analysing a candidate’s data separately by personalizing and cataloguing the data of those who are genuinely eligible for specific posts.


Since 2017, InterviewDesk has conducted more than 25,000 technical interviews for over 45 clients in the Indian and American markets. These include Common Energy, Rupeek, Tekion Corp,, SPi Global,, BYJU’S, among others.

InterviewDesk conducts technical interviews and hires for posts like software engineers for companies. The goal of the start-up is to help clients create technical staff who best suit their employee criterion by assessing core competencies and making the most of recruiting processes.

Key features of InterviewDesk include:

Vast Interviewer community
Outsourced Interviewing
Rapid Recruitment
Talent Sourcing
Video and Virtual Interviews

InterviewDesk Experts Work in tandem with Massive Data

The company has more than 500 experienced recruiters with proven mettle in hiring for software development, sales and professional leadership posts. It helps companies find the best distributed systems engineers, front-end engineers, backend engineers, senior EM/PM, senior IC, and mobile application developers, among many other posts.

For clients, the company works on key elements of recruiting like the to-do list, needs, and job description, manages the employee interview program, and creates an internal needs-based project through its AI and ML platform. Customer costs for using InterviewDesk are based on the number of people interviewed.

Hiring Skilled Employees Made Easy – what can others learn?

The B2B HR tech start-up helps organisations find suitable candidates by giving the option of pre-assessed applicants wherein organisations can leverage on the ready-to-be-hired group of candidates anytime. In following InterviewDesk’s artificial intelligence and ML platform, and coming up with even better solutions, companies can quickly build themselves up by changing the face of HR industry in India.

Start-ups and entrepreneurs functioning in this industry must aim to create a system for predicting data collection on specific problems based on the past and for targeting future strategies for job creation, career choice and career information. This will help not only the large Indian corporate sector, but also the new businesses that are using the developing AI/ML technology engines to enable dynamic communication in hiring processes.

Aakash Sharma
Aakash Sharma
Aakash writes on Startup Ecosystem, Policies, Legal and Regulatory aspects of business planning. An alumnus of Delhi University, he is assistant editor at Dutch Uncles.



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