What’s it like to work at HeyJobs?

Read about our mission, our team, our tech challenges and more

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We want to help people find great jobs and live fulfilling lives. That’s our mission.

We believe the jobs market for hourly jobs (hotels, restaurants, events, retail) is fundamentally broken. Employers use the most outdated solutions and the hiring experience for jobseekers is a nightmare.

Existing recruiting solutions

We are fixing this with a mobile app that makes the experience 10x better. More personalized, faster, more convenient, more transparent and more modern.

We are looking for people who want to improve and impact the lives of millions of others and ultimately make the world a better place.
 
Our goal is to attract, excite and develop the most talented and passionate people to join us in our mission.

What is HeyJobs like?

After work at HeyJobs

Every Monday at 9.30am, the whole team gets together and the founders share their thinking on HeyJobs with the team.
Each all-hands includes a deep dive session prepared by one team member on a topic. This talk gives deeper insight into one of the departments (TV marketing, BI) or has a relation to HeyJobs (productivity hacks, intros to programming and the technologies that we use).

Coding an app for non-coders. Hello World, Felicia!

We never want to stop learning and HeyJobs offers regular internal tech talks, skill-building conferences (including a specially allocated budget and paid vacations for training), releasing experimental projects with new platforms and languages, as well as weekly retrospectives.

We also have free cereal, fruit and beverages, as well as a weekly team lunch with all employees to spend time together and for those of you who want to practice German we have special “German Lunch Wednesdays”. Our unique Quarterly Feedback Day and the Quarterly Fireside Chat with one of our investors, as well as influential guest speakers, help us to share experiences with each other and maintain a transparent and open communication.

Last but not least: we take our societal responsibility seriously. 
But instead of talking or donating, we act. As an example, in September we spent 4 days at our annual HeyJobs #hackweek to develop 4 apps to help refugees — check out the story: here and here

The HeyJobs Team

At HeyJobs you can expect an international and entrepreneurial environment in a fast-growing company. You will work in a team of creative minds and high achievers with a passion for building a great product. Flat hierarchies and a professional, but informal working atmosphere are our characteristics — we don‘t need suits & ties to be professional!

ELIZA HR & Operations Manager, from Estonia

“Entrepreneurship, leadership, passion and drive to develop things from scratch — those are the qualities we are looking for in our candidates”

ALEX Producer, from Germany

“Working at HeyJobs means an exciting collaboration in an agile team that is always ready to accept new challenges and to work together towards the success of the products and the company.”

FARHAD Product Manager, from Canada

“ I love the team and energy at HeyJobs; everyone is passionate about what they do. We work hard and have fun at the same time, and learn a lot from each other.”

How do we cope with challenges?

With the help of our talented developers, product managers and designers we build new features every day to offer our users the most fun and effective user experience. See more on tech challenges here

Daily product, iOS, and Android stand-ups help us reflect on progress, flag issues before they become irreversible.

Following our user-centric approach to design the best user experience for our jobseekers and employers, each Wednesday from 4 to 6 pm we have 3–4 users come to the office to test the product.

If you would like to test something yourself please let us know at: usertesting@heyjobs.de

Join our team!

We are on a strong growth path — don’t miss your chance to join the team!

We are always looking for talented developers, designers and product managers. Check out our current open positions here and our tech blogs here.

Cheers,
Team HeyJobs