Uber + Weirdly: Graduate campaign results with mad softskills


Getting great customer feedback is an awesome boost at this time of year. So you can imagine when Katie Noakes (Recruiting Manager, ANZ&Singapore at Uber) said she was keen to share some about her Weirdly experience, we were pretty chuffed.

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Show Us Your Stack: The most popular HRTech tools of 2019


Last week at Sydney’s ATC2019 conference, we invited recruiters from some of Australia’s largest companies to “Show Us Your Stack”. Some of these people-people lead talent acquisition for global brands, some are team recruiters for leading organisations in the asia-pacific region.

A global workout: Multi-language screening with Les Mills


A while back we talked about our new Weirdly language translation offering. Well, this week we’ve launched our first use-case with Les Mills International. As one of the world’s most respected fitness brands, Les Mills classes are taken in gyms all around the globe.

Better candidate experience: Ideas from the customer experience dept


Here at Weirdly, we’re big on learning sideways. Pulling knowledge from other departments, disciplines, roles and applying it to make us better at what we do.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Carrots beat a stick: The best employee benefits from companies around the world


We've collated some of the coolest benefits organisations are offering their employees from around the world. The post Carrots beat a stick: The best employee benefits from companies around the world appeared first on Weirdly. Better recruitment

Weirdly + Bumble: A custom theme to get the beehive buzzing


The office is buzzing with our latest custom-theme launch. Bumble approached us recently about including a customised Weirdly quiz on their (already pretty awesome) career site.

#UberXWeirdly: Partners in experience


Uber’s ride-share app famously offers the best user experience in the market. As of this week, Weirdly’s helping them deliver that same quality of experience to their job applicants. This partnership was one that got the whole team excited.

HRM strategy: 6 ideas to consider adding in FY2020


For our Australian friends, end of financial year is fast approaching and we all know what that means: Budget meetings, strategy meetings, process meetings, meetings about meetings, and follow-up meetings to discuss actions from your meeting-meetings. It’s a busy time.

5 lessons you can learn from the world’s best marketers about building employer brand


Recruiters and HR folk are playing more and more in that floaty, conceptual brand world where marketers usually hang out. It makes sense. Employer brand’s role in attraction and sourcing the best candidates isn’t going anywhere. And especially for the big retailers, there’s a growing awareness that the line between employer brand/candidate relationship and corporate […].

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

What are organisational values, really? Examples from companies who walk their talk


“The best companies take their core values to heart, challenging themselves every day to ensure they are truly living their values. Likewise, the companies that have core values, but don’t focus on them, often find themselves struggling financially and culturally.”

Remote working: Managing the communication chaos


A few years back, we went 100% remote. Since then, we’ve grown (literally and figuratively), our needs have changed and we’ve found a kind of equilibrium – a balance between remote and not-remote, that works (so far) for the job functions and personalities we have onboard.

Read this quick! Weirdly timed screening questions are here


This announcement is going to be straight to the point – the clock is ticking and there’s no time to waste! At least, that’s what your candidates will be saying when they see our new timed questions feature.

6 things candidates hate about your recruitment process



The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Weirdly and Greenhouse: Together at last


If the ATS market was a coming-of-age movie, Greenhouse would be the new kid who arrived and became star quarterback overnight. Not content to be in the popular crowd, they’re also great looking, holding down straight-As and a member of every extra-curricular club or activity you can imagine.

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Using VideoIntros in your application process: Awesome question ideas


As you’ve probably heard, we released our much-anticipated VideoIntros feature last week and it got us thinking: What are some of the best, most clever and quirkiest interview questions we’ve heard that you could use as VideoIntro challenges?

Candidates are customers too. About time we treated them that way, no?


In the world of retail, mountains of investment are poured into polishing customer experiences every year. The idea is that if everyone you touch leaves with a positive feeling about your brand, that positive feeling will result in more money spent at the checkout counter.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

5 prime ministers in 5 years. Bad culture will eat you from the inside.


Australia has just elected their 5th prime minister in as many years. Not because of a freakishly short election cycle. These leaders are being torn down and turfed out by their own parties.

Weirdly opens an Australian office: In related news, we’re all practicing calling Jandals, “Thongs”


Fire up the barbie, Aussies! Weirdly’s setting up shop in Australia. Sascha Gray (ex. Hired,Inc and Seek) has joined the crew as Head of Sales and will be heading up our new Australian presence, based in Sydney. We’re chuffed – partly because Sascha is pretty much the perfect person to help connect us to more […]. The post Weirdly opens an Australian office: In related news, we’re all practicing calling Jandals, “Thongs” appeared first on Weirdly.

LinkedIn Trend Report: Building more equality in the candidate-employer relationship


How’s your newsfeed – full of LinkedIn 2019 Global Trend Report think-pieces?

Integrations are the future: Here are the three ways Weirdly can integrate with your ATS


It’s an exciting day at Weirdly HQ! Dale’s off on another successful US sales trip, our Australian business is looking great and we’ve launched our brand new Weirdly JobPages ATS integration with one of the largest employers in the world.

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Make your recruitment MORE inclusive with…screening assessments?


Screening assessments that reduce volume and make awesome candidate experiences don’t have to come at the cost of your diversity strategy. The post Make your recruitment MORE inclusive with…screening assessments? appeared first on Weirdly. Better recruitment Updates

It’s our birthday but it’s your friends who need celebrating


They say it takes 10 years to be an overnight success. Well, this April Weirdly will be half way to ten and just quietly, I think we might be a bit ahead on that timeline. It’s hard to believe it was only 5 years ago that Dale, Simon, Hayden and I were sat in our […]. The post It’s our birthday but it’s your friends who need celebrating appeared first on Weirdly. Events Growing weirdly Startup Lyfe


#HRTechFest Day1:


Well here we are already, day one of Australia’s biggest (and fastest growing) HR event is in the can. It was a huge day – awesome speakers, dancing with giant flowers over lunch-time and a buzzing exhibition zone.


Weirdly language translation: A properly global candidate experience


Bonjour! Kia Ora! ??! Whatever language your candidates use to say hi, Weirdly’s right there with our new translation feature. Gone are the days where a global recruitment means watering down your candidate experience to a boring old, easily-translatable ATS form.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

WeirdlyNXS: Like NPS, but just for candidate experience


Building great candidate experience can feel like packing your kid an ornate lunchbox, hoping for good feedback but knowing you’re more likely to get a frustratingly ambiguous shrug. Did they love it? Did they hate it? WHO KNOWS!?

What is this magic! 15sec video interviews at the front of your recruitment process?!


One of the most common features we get requests for is video. Video integration, video interviewing, video screening – basically anything that includes a candidate looking deep into their camera and spilling their truth. We get it, there’s nothing quite like looking someone in the eye.

5 simple security questions you should be asking any potential HR Tech provider


As your HR Tech stack gets deeper and you bring on more cool digital tools to enhance your recruitment processes, data security is becoming more “important stuff to know about” and less “boring stuff the CIO drones on about”.

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What does your company smell like – and what that means for your organisational culture?


Building an organisational culture that encourages growth and allows diversity can be like changing the smell of your company. The post What does your company smell like – and what that means for your organisational culture? appeared first on Weirdly. Better recruitment

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

Why being a parent makes you an awesome leader


What skills do you learn while parenting that makes you a great leader? Should talent professionals be looking for parents, rather than avoiding them? The post Why being a parent makes you an awesome leader appeared first on Weirdly. Better recruitment


#FutureOfWork and #HRTechWorld Amsterdam


We're gonna be at HRTechWorld, follow us on all the things to keep up with the excitement. The post #FutureOfWork and #HRTechWorld Amsterdam appeared first on Weirdly. globalweirdos Better recruitment

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Weirdly Version Three is almost here


After many months working hard behind the scenes, the team at Weirdly are almost ready to unveil the latest shiny version. Get a sneak peek today. The post Weirdly Version Three is almost here appeared first on Weirdly. Growing weirdly Updates

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#shedoesnotspeakforus – racism & recruitment


Last month we were all shocked by a horribly racist recruiter who was caught in the act. The RCSA have a free webinar to move us forward as an industry. The post #shedoesnotspeakforus – racism & recruitment appeared first on Weirdly. Better recruitment

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.