New Feature: Serve up multiple assessments, automatically

June 15, 2021
Automatically serve up multiple assessments to candidates triggered by different responses – a super-effective way to make shorter work of shortlisting. Find out how here.
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New Feature: Nudge or update candidates by flicking them a text

May 25, 2021
Send automated or one-off candidate communications via text – a simple (and super effective) way to nudge action or keep them updated. Read all about it here.
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New Feature: multimedia questions

May 17, 2021
As useful as video is for recruiters, it can be challenging for some candidates. Our multimedia question resolves that issue by offering a more inclusive option: Letting candidates choose how they answer, with either a video, audio, an image or in a typed response. 
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Making your recruitment more inclusive – 10 things we've learned

May 17, 2021
Even beyond the back-pat glow of doing the right thing, inclusive workplaces have 19% higher revenue, and are 70% more likely to capture a new market. But wanting diversity and getting it are two separate issues – here are some of the things we’ve learned that could help.
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New feature: bulk-send contracts in one click

May 6, 2021
If you use DocuSign, PandaDoc or soon, Adobe Sign to manage contracts with your candidates, our new integration will let you send bulk contracts and get signed docs back in hours, not days. Make the candidate experience better, keep your store managers sweet and save yourself a massive amount of fiddling around. 
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Weird science: explaining the smarts behind our tech

May 5, 2021
We're all about making the slow, complicated part of high-volume recruitment super-speedy based on real, reliable data. Customised assessments and instant longlists of pre-qualified candidates are a big part of how we deliver that. The quality of those longlists are crucial, so it’s unsurprising we’ve spent a lot (read: most) of our time and energy getting those right. So, how do we do it?
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Ethical branding: How we're cleaning up our swag

March 25, 2021
We're taking a break from Recruitment, to share a bit about our own journey as a business, making more ethical, conscious choices. This time, we're talking about branded swag, and how we're committed to doing it differently.
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HR tech security: what you should be asking

March 16, 2021
It’s hard to overstate how important a great HR Tech stack is to your recruitment process. But added technology of course means more opportunity for security breaches, and the millions of dollars in lost productivity, time-consuming fixes or big fines from the likes of the GDPR. So before you hand any new potential HR tech providers over to your CIO, here’s what to ask.
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Bringing your employer brand to life: Tone of voice

February 17, 2021
As the smart, savvy recruitment professional that you are, you probably know how your employer brand should look in images and social media posts. But have you considered how it should talk? That’s a big part of the puzzle and a massive opportunity to strengthen your employer brand and bring in more of those juicy benefits. 
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Weirdly brand refresh: A fresh face for the new year

January 26, 2021
Our team have been working at designing a fresh, new look for our brand. Take a gander at the new face of Weirdly.
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Writing for recruiters 101: 5 totally easy tips to get you writing like a pro

January 15, 2021
You’re in this game because you love people, not staring at a Word doc agonising over a headline. But bear with us. When you’re talking about things like social media job ads or follow-up emails, writing is how you create or strengthen relationships. Here are five surprisingly simple techniques you can use right now to make your writing sing like a pro.
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Talent communities and how to build one

December 15, 2020
We’re big, big fans of talent communities – we’ve been banging on about them since 2015 and they’re still so great. Here’s why you need one and how to build it.
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Farewell to the godfather of values-led business

November 30, 2020
The entrepreneur, who founded retail giant Zappos, approached business differently – he knew that how people connect to and feel about a company’s culture and values was, perhaps, the most important metric of all. 
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Swamped in CVs? Serve soft skills assessments first

October 20, 2020
More people are looking for work, and that means volume management has become the issue of the day for recruiters. We’re talking piles – literal stacks – of printed resumés sitting in front of you for just one job. “The temptation, naturally, is to speed through that first cull. And you’re not the only one: the average hiring manager gives each CV no more than a measly six to ten seconds.” – Financial Review That speed? It’s a problem.
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How we're onboarding remote employees in 2020

September 28, 2020
We know good onboarding is a critical part of setting new hires up for success. But when it has to be totally virtual, how does that even work? We started back at the beginning, asking ourselves “What is an excellent onboarding experience?” Once we had our list, we set about finding clever ways to replicate that from afar. Here’s what worked.
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How we think COVID will affect the way we work

September 15, 2020
2020 hasn’t been, like, the greatest year so far, what with massive civil unrest, drought and raging bush fires (remember those?). Oh, and that pesky global pandemic. For better or worse, here are some of the new-work-order shifts we’re predicting.
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10 steps to building an inclusive workplace

August 25, 2020
Diverse people bring diverse points of view, experiences and ways of problem-solving. But – and it’s a biggy – there’s no point in having diverse voices if no one is listening to them.
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Want to up the diversity? Start by eliminating recruiting bias

August 11, 2020
Your recruiting bias is holding your company back. Here’s how to eliminate it to improve diversity and inclusion, from Weirdly.
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Top 8 talent acquisition metrics you should be measuring

July 28, 2020
What metrics do you actually need to know you’re tracking in the right direction, and where you can make changes that’ll soup-up your process? We’re glad you asked.
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Want to halve your time to hire? 5 genuinely helpful tips

July 22, 2020
From pre-employment assessments to talent communities, we have your 5 genuinely useful tips to cut your time to hire in half.
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Social distance is bringing everyone a bit closer

March 24, 2020
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. Ignoring the toilet paper feuds for a second, it’s awesome to see that in the face of all that uncertainty, there’s an overwhelming trend toward compassion.
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Uber + Weirdly: Graduate campaign results with mad softskills

December 11, 2019
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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