Customer Story - honestbee

"With an all-in-one hiring dashboard, my hiring team at honestbee can now easily access applicant's information and make informed decisions, hiring the right bees in the quickest possible time! Amazing!"
 

- Jonathan Ho, Recruitment & Training at honestbee
5100
Applicants received in one month
50
bees onboarded in 2 months
20
Hours saved per week

About honestbee

honestbee is Asia's leading online concierge and delivery service, available in 16 cities across 8 countries: Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan and Philippines. honestbee harnesses technology, data-fuelled operations and a strong network of over 20,000 partners across the region to constantly deliver innovative services that delight consumers.

Headquarters: Singapore

Industry: On-demand grocery delivery services

Website

Founded by Joel Sng, he saw it fit to combine the mission of providing job opportunities with online grocery delivery. To end consumers, honestbee is just a simple same day grocery delivery site. But to Joel and his team, honestbee is more than that. honestbee is providing income opportunities to their thousands of concierge shoppers and deliverers.

Business Challenge

In its early days, the idea of honestbee sounded too good to be true, even to its concierge shoppers: you get paid for shopping. But as the team spread the word about their business model, honestbee grew explosively, quickly becoming the go-to platform for on-demand grocery delivery.

With thousands of positions to staff and manage, honestbee needed an all-in-one hiring dashboard to streamline their offline on-boarding and interview flow.

honestbee needed an all-in-one hiring dashboard to streamline their offline on-boarding and interview flow.
 

 
 

Using Workstream, honestbee have received over 5,100 applicants and hired over 500 "shopper bees" within 2 months. Workstream has effectively managed to help honestbee cut in half the time spent on screening for job applicants as they leverage upon automated and instant SMS, customized quizzes and automated workflows. As honestbee grows, Workstream grows with them, constantly checking in with the team to develop new features to help honestbee save time, money and efficiently grow out its different locations.

 

Features Used

Streamlined HR process

Customizable workflow

With Workstream, the recruitment team at honestbee is able to customize and streamline their hiring workflow into a 7-step process. This helps them cut in half the time spent on screening for job applicants as they leverage upon automated and instant SMS, customized quizzes, and automated workflows from Workstream.

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Online quizzes

Workstream offers unique features such as allowing applicants to retake quizzes should they have failed in their first attempt and allowing honestbee's recruitment team to download signed contracts in bulk.

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2-way Automated SMS

honestbee is able to tap on the convenience of automation through SMS at every stage of the hiring and on-boarding process. This allows them to send applicants customized communication, schedule interviews easily and automate offers and rejections.

 

"With an all-in-one hiring dashboard, my hiring team at honestbee can now easily access applicant's information and make informed decisions, hiring the right bees in the quickest possible time! Amazing!"
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Jonathan Ho
Recruitment & Training at honestbee

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