What's new on Workable

Workable news feed and changelog.

July 08, 2021

Automated Actions

Available for Growth and Premier plans

Customize email automations to send to candidates once specific actions occur in the system. When candidates apply, move between stages or get disqualified, trigger custom emails for things like video interviews, assessments, scheduling interviews and more.

Automated Actions also include new “no-reply” email functionality. Send automated emails from a generic email address that does not accept replies.

See templates and set up automations

June 30, 2021

Workable updates: Week of June 28

Virtual interview option added for all event types

With Zoom or Google Hangouts integrated, you can now automatically include a link to a virtual meeting room for all event types (Call, Interview, multi-part Interviews, Meeting, Internal Meeting) when scheduling in Workable. Previously, it was required that you schedule a “Call” event to have a virtual room link included.

Send texts in bulk

Available with the Texting Premium Tool

Message multiple candidates at once through text message. In a pipeline stage, click checkboxes in the list of candidates, select Bulk Actions and then choose to send texts. Candidates are always texted individually and not as a single group text.

June 23, 2021

Workable Assessments

Available as a premium tool for Core, Growth and Premier plans

Evaluate candidates objectively to take biases out of your hiring process and make data-driven decisions on the talent to move forward.

Workable Assessments are backed by science and delivered directly through the Workable platform.

Types of Assessments:

  • Verbal Comprehension
  • Numerical Comprehension
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Attention & Focus
  • Workplace Personality

Talk to us for details

April 26, 2021

Workable updates: Week of April 26

Video Interview changes

  • Added option to record your own video questions through Workable
  • Added rich text formatting to video interview text questions
  • Improved candidate activity updates, see visited/started statuses in Timeline
  • New countdown timer. With 48 hours left to submit, show countdown instead of due date/time. Appears on candidate landing page.

Language options for Advanced Careers Pages

  • Translate the Advanced Careers Page into multiple languages. Design and publish each version independently.

Trustcruit integration

  • Survey candidates and hiring managers to collect feedback
March 30, 2021

Workable updates: Week of March 29

Mobile home screen update

The home screen in the mobile app has been redesigned for easier navigation and to get you the info you’re looking for faster. Check out the new look on by downloading or updating the Workable app for iOS or Android. Use the app to review resumes, add feedback, send offers and more.

Workable’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2021 HR Report

We surveyed a wide range of HR and business professionals near the end of 2020 to get a better understanding of where DEI stands in companies, what the priorities are at this point in time, the subsequent action items and goals, and the challenges that hinder DEI progress. Nearly 800 completed the survey.

Get the report

Josh Bersin’s recruiting and HR trends for 2021

In collaboration with Workable, Josh Bersin, a world-renowned industry analyst, educator, and thought leader in all aspects of HR, leadership, and HR technology, led an online presentation titled “The World Just Changed Overnight”.

See the full presentation


Test Partnership: Send psychometric tests and receive results back on the candidate timeline. Quickly and accurately measure the essential psychological traits which underpin performance at work.

Willo: Send and receive video interviews within Workable. Discover the best talent, and grow faster with Willo's video interviewing platform designed for an incredible candidate experience.

eSkill: Test skills, knowledge, communication, and aptitudes accurately and completely with assessment and video interviewing tools. eSkill provides the most accurate pre-employment tests for selection and skills gap measurement, so that you can minimize your hiring risk and costs, and maximize hiring accuracy.

GreatPeople: Use GreatPeople's candidate referral and internal mobility system to sync candidates into Workable. Ensure you get high-quality candidates into your recruiting process so that you can hire faster with less hassle.

March 23, 2021

Introducing candidate surveys

Available for Core, Growth and Premier plans

Create optional and anonymous surveys for candidates to fill in after they apply. With this latest Diversity, Equity and Inclusion-focused feature, assess DEI performance in your hiring strategies and evaluate ways to improve.

Key details about candidate surveys:

  • Surveys are optional and anonymous
  • They appear after a candidate applies
  • They are segmentable by office location or region
  • They are customizable with multiple choice questions

Set up a survey

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