WorkBuzz helps you build a great company culture by gaining regular, bite-sized feedback from your people.
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Their mission is to help build the world’s best workplaces. WorkBuzz helps forward-thinking organisations to build great company cultures by gaining regular, bite-sized feedback from their people. The team analyses clients' employee feedback in real-time and guides managers to make smarter people decisions and retain their best talent.
Updating their hiring approach meant wanting to go "beyond the CV". CV screening and HR automation tools were out of the question, as the team felt they were too biased and not inclusive. So the team at WorkBuzz decided to try a more "face to face" version of screening through video interviews.
We wanted to use a more modern hiring approach. The intent was to enable us to actually 'see' people rather than judge them on their CV alone.
Spark Hire is our first time using video interviewing.
We wanted a platform that was simple to use for us and the candidate, at a fair cost, and proven to be effective.
Spark Hire met our criteria. The platform was well-reviewed, seemed like a good fit, and offered the ability to run one-way interviews at a fair price.
It was very easy! As promised when we picked Spark Hire, the platform was easy for us to use and we got started quickly.
We like to invite a high number of applicants to our one-way video interviews. The drop-out rate from that helps us instantly filter our applicants down to those top talent candidates who are truly hungry to secure our role. From there, the experience for the candidates is amazing - they love being able to see the hiring manager in a more human way and feel much more able to open up and share themselves over video with the ability to retake and practice. For the hiring team, we love being able to flick through the videos, rate them and leave comments to help our decision making. We use the ability to share videos to share shortlists and get second opinions!
We used to start by reviewing CVs. Then the recruiter would conduct a 20-minute phone screening, followed by skill assessments and interviews.
It was easy! Once they saw the platform, the team was excited to see candidate responses. They even are happy to help record video questions. The benefits of video interviewing have been clear to the team since the beginning.
When we got amazing feedback from candidates who exited our process. Despite not securing a role, they LOVE the experience of one-way video interviewing and Spark Hire makes it so simple.
Video interviewing is so easy to use. It gives teams the ability to give more candidates a chance rather than relying on awful HR automation and CV screening programmes. Not to mention we already know those tools are biased and not inclusive at all.
Simple, straightforward, and fun