Social distance is bringing everyone a bit closer


NZ is following places like China and Italy into full lockdown mode. New South Wales, Victoria and (hopefully) the rest of Australia are close behind.

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.

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Growing International with over 50% women: Some new weirdos have joined the crew


I know, I know, it seems like only yesterday we were doing the last “we’re getting bigger” announcement but surprise! We’ve got more exciting news. Three more hires (in three different countries, no less!) and an important diversity benchmark achieved.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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.

#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 […].

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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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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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Intermediate level designers, we want you ??


Great design is woven into our business DNA – and that’s not just a line we spout off to attract hipsters. Two of our founders ran a service design agency before Weirdly, one of them still does all our UX/UI design and the other one heads up our brand strategy and marketing work. We’re looking […]. The post Intermediate level designers, we want you ?? appeared first on Weirdly

Calling all Marketing Content Managers ??


Role overview: Creating and sharing really great content is central to Weirdly’s marketing strategy. We’ve got a reputation for content that adds actual value to our market, isn’t afraid to take a clear position and brings the generally-positive-sometimes-funny Weirdly brand to life. We’re looking for a full time person to join our crew immediately and […]. The post Calling all Marketing Content Managers ?? appeared first on Weirdly

6 things candidates hate about your recruitment process



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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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.

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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.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

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.

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


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

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

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

#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.


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


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.

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!?

Confidently Address the Unique Compliance Challenges of COVID-19

COVID-19 has quickly transformed how people interact, transact and do business. Download Gallagher’s COVID-19 Compliance Guidebook for important considerations and legal compliance issues surrounding employer-provided benefits during this global pandemic.

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.

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

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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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


Applied AI in Talent

AI is both disrupting and transforming everything about workforce management. For HR leaders, that means changing the types of skills and competencies companies need, changing the way existing employees do their jobs, and altering the recruiting landscape. This handbook looks at how AI is shaping the way we think about workforce planning and development at the highest levels.