JobAdder RonaHub

We've created the RonaHub to share resources and to let you know what we are doing to help.

As COVID-19 turns our working-worlds upside down, JobAdder is committed to doing everything humanly possible to help our clients and partners function and thrive.

This page is a resource to share the various initiatives we have in place to help.

If you have anything you would like to add or contribute, or if you can think of anything further that we can be doing to help you right now, please let us know.

What JobAdder is doing to help the recruitment industry

Free AI Matching

We’re giving away our Automated AI Candidate Matching tool to all JobAdder users for free. Get in touch with Support to activate yours now.

Free Training

There is no better time to upskill and learn new things. We are running non-stop, free training every day to help you get the most out of JobAdder.

Free for Rec to Recs​

We want to help recruiters get back to work, which is why we are offering JobAdder to all Rec to Rec agencies for free.

24 x 7 Support

We have increased customer support hours from 24 x 6 to 24 x 7 for the duration of the crisis. We are committed to be available for you any time you need us.

Webinars JobAdder is running to adapt to this new way of working

As the way we work evolves, more organisations are offering contract opportunities in preference to permanent roles. In a new report released by Oncore, contractors share their top reasons for contracting, what they value most from their clients, what their challenges are and how best to attract and engage them. Join our webinar to learn more about:

  • Oncore’s independent report findings, to help you understand motivating factors for career contractors.
  • The benefits of hiring contractors in times of economic downturn and why this matters to your business stakeholders.
  • Insights to build your contingent workforce strategy so you can successfully attract and retain professional contractors as part of your total workforce.

Thursday, 28th May at 11:00 AM AEST

With technology now playing an even bigger role in recruitment, the need for recruiters to fine tune their EQ has never been greater.

Human connections have always mattered, but now is the perfect time to hone those skills and ensure tech doesn’t become a barrier to connection. Join Katrina Collier as she discusses the skills recruiters should focus on developing and how technology needs to be supporting, not hindering, those efforts.

Thursday, 21st May at 11:00 AM BST

For an industry dependent on the warmth of human connection and relationship building, recruiters and talent professionals must find new ways to adapt to the sudden changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. 

Join the Recruiter Roundtable to hear from talent experts in agency, in-house and remote recruiting on issues surrounding these challenging times, before finishing with a 1:1 virtual networking roulette with other attendees. 

Thursday, 21st May at 1:00 PM EDT


Join our panel of experts from Staffing Future, StaffingHub, TextUs and as we unpack the true impact that this pandemic has had on recruiters, and what learnings we will take to improve and move forward. We will cover:

  • The short and long term effects of a pandemic on the recruitment industry.
  • What will be the new normal for recruitment?
  • How recruiting and recruiting roles will change moving forward.
  • How talent can professionals lead and influence in times of uncertainty.

Tuesday, 26th May at 11:00 AM PST


As one of the recruitment industry’s leading influential figures, Greg Savage is uniquely positioned to speak on the subject of recovery, having survived and thrived through many recessions and downturns, and learned how to thrive in the recoveries that followed. Join Greg as he walks you through the current landscape and shows you how to develop your own roadmap to recovery.

On Demand Webinar


COVID-19 rapidly introduced recruiters into the world of video interviewing and CX, but how can you ensure that your video strategy will be sustainable after the world returns to normal?

Join Victoria Cleghorn from JobAdder and Dean Reilly from Spark Hire as they discuss how a sustainable video strategy can support CX and employer branding.

On Demand Webinar


COVID-19 has challenged us to change how we traditionally welcome and onboard new hires. Getting this process right will boost retention, productivity and engagement – but how can we ensure this happens seamlessly over the web?

Michael Osmond from JobAdder will be joining Alex Hattingh and Karen Gately for an interactive discussion on best practices and ideas on how to onboard your next hire.

On Demand Webinar


A positive candidate experience is considered to be a key part of a quality recruitment process, but what are some of the best ways to keep candidates engaged?

Join Richard Thwaite from Talegent and Michael Osmond from JobAdder as we discuss optimising the candidate journey while recruiting remotely.

On Demand Webinar


There’s no better time to learn how to maximise on video to drive your relationships forward, keeping empathy and support top of mind.

To help you on this journey we’ve teamed up with Odro for a webinar packed full of proven tips and tricks for meeting your audience where they are. What you’ll learn:

  • The current state of play with video and why you should be going all-in.
  • Why now is the prime time to get in touch with clients and candidates. 
  • When to resort to other channels to avoid video fatigue.
  • Video tips that we see our customers using to engage with their clients and candidates.

On Demand Webinar


Video is here to stay and the way we communicate online has never been more important.

Join our guest speaker and communication expert Catherine Molloy as she takes you through what you can do to improve your non-verbal cues and increase your effectiveness in front of the camera.

On Demand Webinar


COVID-19 has turned our working worlds upside down, and it’s imperative that recruitment agency owners are able to adapt and pivot their strategy.

Join industry veteran Col Levander and JobAdder’s Co-Founder Darren Watts in a lively discussion about how recruitment agencies can adopt different engagement models in the new world of work.

On Demand Webinar

How can your recruitment agency weather the downturn and prepare to thrive as we return to “business as usual”?

Paul Masters, the recruitment industry’s leading accounting specialist, will take you into a deep dive of understanding the practical steps and government incentives to help your agency stay robust and survive the COVID-19 downturn.

On Demand Webinar


The impact of COVID-19 in recent months has no doubt created challenging times for the industry. As agency owners, managers and marketers, how can we position ourselves to tackle this crisis head-on?

Hosted by Oncore, join our Head of Marketing at JobAdder, Christina Knock and Managing Director of SIXGUN, David Pagotto in an interactive discussion how your agency maintain a strong digital presence.

On Demand Webinar

If you’re ready to take your recruitment marketing and automation to the next level but don’t quite know where to start, this webinar is for you.

Join JobAdder’s Head of Marketing and ActiveCampaign for an interactive digital workshop.

On Demand Webinar

Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses significantly impacted by the coronavirus outbreak will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees. This assistance will help businesses to keep people in their jobs and re-start when the crisis is over.

Join Emma Seymour from JobAdder and Nicole Poulton from Astute Payroll as we unpack what this means for recruitment agency owners and how they can leverage the JobKeeper scheme.

On Demand Webinar

If you’re like one of the thousands of Australians who have been left without work over the past few weeks, being in the position of suddenly having to find a job is incredibly intimidating. We want you to know you’re not in this alone.

Our HR & Recruitment experts have come together to run a completely free webinar which will cover key things that will help you find work during this stressful time.

On Demand Webinar

Join our breakfast club webinar series to connect with your industry peers and discover the critical tools you need to stay competitive. We’ve partnered with some of the most forward-thinking tech providers to help you:

  • Automate and speed up how you work
  • Deliver exceptional candidate care
  • Continue to smash goals and outperform expectations
  • Digitise outdated parts of your recruitment process
  • Stay competitive and productive while working remotely
  • Onboard and hire the best quality candidates and teams

On Demand Webinar

The rapid rise of tech is changing recruitment and CX as we know it. This era has delivered a whole new generation of candidates with a very different set of expectations. Our panel of experts discuss:

  • How technology has altered the candidate journey
  • How to better engage with candidates and capture hiring insights
  • Not getting caught up in fads – how to ensure new tech is valuable and delivering ROI
  • Is AI truly a value-add for recruiters?

On Demand Webinar

Join us for an interactive webinar with Kristy Gilham and Greg Savage will be discussing how recruiters can pivot to a recession-proof temp and contract mindset.

  • The key difference between temp and perm recruiting
  • The massive trap most perm (and some temp) recruiters fall into
  • Selling pay rates to candidates who were perm but now open to temp
  • Negotiating & selling in temp to perm opportunities
  • Industries that are taking off right now
  • Lessons & the recovery cycle from previous recessions

On Demand Webinar

Additional Resources

One thing that this quiet period does give us is the time to review our systems and processes. This is a fantastic opportunity to take stock, review the way we work, tidy the database, and get things ship-shape.

To this end, Brett Iredale has put together some ideas of some of the most valuable things you can do in JobAdder during this period to get you in the best possible shape for when things come roaring back to life again.

We’ve pulled together our marketing experts to share their tips and tricks to help recruitment agencies capitalise on the shift to digital. Whether you have an established digital strategy, or you’re just starting out, we’ve made sure there’s something in here for everybody.

Between partners, pets, kids and housework, who would’ve thought that working from home could be such a challenge? We’ve compiled some of the best hacks we’ve used here at JobAdder to help you nail remote working.

Greg Savage’s newest blog post in which he shares expert advice for recruiters who are searching for jobs right now. Even if you aren’t looking for a new role, these tips are highly recommended and will most definitely help you in future searches.

Who's hiring right now

What else we are doing

  • Building new software. Our Product and Development teams are in full swing, developing and deploying new solutions every day. They are on a roll and have over 30 new things coming out in April alone.
  • Express Data Migrations. If you are stuck on a platform that does not offer the flexibility or support you need right now, then ditch it. Come across to JobAdder now and we will offer an Express Migration plan that makes it fast and painless.
  • Getting Kiwis back to work. We have been working hard with some of New Zealand’s top employers to build and deploy a website that allows New Zealand employees who are being retrenched to get jobs with some of New Zealand’s top hirers.
  • Helping job seekers. We are running weekly free webinars with advice for job seekers.
  • Helping recruiters to find business opportunities. We are offering our amazing ValueAdder lead generation product for free to all agency clients.  We have also built a free website for recruiters and job seekers so that you can see which businesses are still hiring.
  • You are in control. Your JobAdder licenses are month to month. Adjust your user numbers up or down any time, or even cancel your account anytime with just 30 days notice.
  • Account hibernation. If you are facing extreme hardship and feel that you need to close your account, consider putting it into hibernation instead. We do not normally offer this because it costs us a lot to host your data, however during these crazy times we are offering to put your account into hibernation until the end of 2020 in case you want to come back and re-open it.

What our Integration & Marketplace Partners are doing to help during these times

Veremark is a background screening and reference checking platform, that can be used by any company.

Veremark is offering free, unlimited character reference checks until the end of 2020.

Myinterview is a candidate focused video interviewing platform built for recruitment firms and employers.

All JobAdder customers are entitled to a free trial and 20% off when you sign up – with free setup included.

Connect Aircall and JobAdder for instant access to your customer’s details the moment the phone rings.

Aircall is offering the first month free for JobAdder customers that are transitioning to work from home.

Sourcr is a reviews and recommendations platform for recruiters to showcase their abilities, placements and client reviews to help them boost their digital presence and win new business.

Sourcr is offering their platform to JobAdder users free for the next 3 months.

Flare is a free HR software for medium and large businesses offering all the HR essentials: paperless onboarding, exclusive benefits and discounts, and employee management.

Flare is offering their full HR solution free to Australian businesses with over 150 employees with no upfront implementation costs. offers customisable widgets which can easily be plugged in to your website or careers page to vastly increase referrals, subscriptions, applications and even boost your consultant positioning. is offering their platform free for Rec to Rec agencies.

Use Referoo to handle the entire reference gathering process from within JobAddder.

The Referoo platform is now free for Rec to Rec agencies, there is a 21 day free trial for new accounts and all JobAdder users can access the lite version of Referoo for free.


Onboard Express allows all onboarding documentation to be created and issued efficiently

Onboard Express is offering free onboarding setups and a complimentary pack of onboards to get you up and running at no cost. This offer is valid until 31/5/2020 

OneUp Sales in the UK is a gamified platform for managing and motivating recruitment teams.

They’re offering the ‘lite’ version of their product for free. Included within this version is reporting with up to 5 metrics.

Powered by APositive, APay is a ‘Recruit Now, Pay Later’ model for recruiters and their clients.

APay is offering free setups and a 10% rebate on any fees between April – June 2020. APay is also offering free non-invasive credit searches on any new clients you are considering for APay.


Ratescalc is a pay/bill rate calculator which automates quotes and employment contracts.

Ratescalc is offering $0 up-front cost, allowing you to spread implementation fees across your first 3-6 months of use. Ratescalc is also offering 15% off annual licensing until July 2020.

Ento is a cloud based, all in one HR, workforce management and staff engagement platform for medium and large businesses in retail, hospitality, labour hire, health, aged and child care industries.

Ento is offering unlimited free Workflows + CoreHR for 5 months with no lock in contracts.

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