Compensation Benchmarking for Campus HiringOrganization: DE Shaw India

Business Situation:

  • DE Shaw runs a high quality setup for Financial/Technology back office operations in India
  • To support its growth, talent acquisition is a vital enabler, and Campus hiring is of the highest importance, along with the ability to attract the best quality talent
  • Objective was to conduct a Compensation Benchmarking across Engineering & Non-engineering campus placement programs


  • Hunt HoD team started with identifying the target list of college campus in India, Engineering & Non-engineering- 25 each
  • Identifying the target list of competitor firms participating in the placement from these campus
  • Survey conducted using the Hunt network, and targeted primary & secondary research, to gather the information
  • Analysis and interpretation of the data, followed by the sharing of the results and recommendations

Outcome: Basis the inputs, DE Shaw was successful in rapidly building its Arcesium platform in India