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 for high volume recruitment - 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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6 things candidates hate about your recruitment process

August 8, 2019
Read our curated a list of the top candidate experience pain-points, as voiced by actual candidates.
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Weirdly and Greenhouse: Together at last

July 2, 2019
With Weirdly’s integration, pre-screening for soft-skills has never been easier for Greenhouse users.
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Show Us Your Stack: The most popular HRTech tools of 2019

June 27, 2019
We’ve broken them down under the categories in a typical stack to make it super easy to follow. 
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Better candidate experience: Ideas from the customer experience dept

May 31, 2019
When’s the last time you talked to one of your customer experience people with a view to applying their tactics to YOUR department?
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Refresh your tired HR Strategy with these 6 ideas

May 21, 2019
Whether you’re deep in the EOFY craziness, or just hitting your own team’s strategic review period, we’ve compiled a bunch of considerations that might get the creative juices flowing for next your phase of planning.
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A global workout: Multi-language screening with Les Mills

May 9, 2019
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.
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Carrots beat a stick: The best employee benefits from companies around the world

May 2, 2019
We've collated some of the coolest benefits organisations are offering their employees from around the world.
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#UberXWeirdly: Partners in experience

April 4, 2019
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.
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It's our birthday but it's your friends who need celebrating

March 26, 2019
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.
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LinkedIn Trend Report: Building more equality in the candidate-employer relationship

February 21, 2019
A more equal employer-employee relationship is good for business. And if this applies to employees, it has to be true for the candidates as well, right?
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