Breezy HR

Updated on Sep 14, 2022

Introduction

Used by the likes of Nandos, L’Oreal and Opera, among others, Breezy HR is suitable for fast-growing small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), which are hiring constantly for multiple roles, running remotely or have never used human resources (HR) software. Breezy HR streamlines recruiting processes, from targeted talent searches to onboarding processes. Also, it is easy to use and provides a visual pipeline for a smooth recruiting process. 

To help take the hassle out of the recruitment process,  Breezy HR uses tech to automate and simplify many of the time and labour-intensive tasks associated with recruitment. From sourcing, tracking, and hiring, all the way to employee reviews.  All can be done on their platform which features a drag-n-drop interface and automation. 

Breezy HR has a great free plan offering which most small businesses will find adequate to meet their needs. The free plan has the following features: a candidate pool, resume parsing, a branded careers site, interview self-scheduling, GDPR compliance and automation. 

For more complex requirements, their paid plans offer extensive features such as Out-of-box SMS & email messaging, real-time team messaging with @-mentions, and structured feedback with candidate scorecards. Integrations with Google & Office 395 for email and calendaring and Slack integration. 

The platform also automates tasks like interview scheduling, SMS & email messaging, team feedback requests, and reference checking.

Trigger background checks send out offer letters at exactly the right time and automatically add them to your HRIS system of choice. Zenefits, Rippling, Namely, BambooHR, ADP, etc.

Main Features

  • Candidate sourcing – To minimise the problems associated with candidate sourcing Breezy has a range of sourcing features to help small businesses to find qualified candidates such as resume parsing to organise and manage candidates’ resumes,  posting to more than 50 job boards and a branded careers site. On their paid plans you can also get additional features like SMS text messaging, access to a sourcing database, candidate automations, candidate questionnaires, customisable scorecards, automated reference checking, employee referral portals, external recruiter portals and assessment integrations. You can also track candidates with features like interview self-scheduling, GDPR compliance and automation.
  • Reporting & analytics – Improve your business’s recruiting process and more informed hiring decisions by taking advantage of actionable insights provided by the Reporting & Analytics  tools.
  • Candidate management – Build and manage relationships with active and passive job seekers and guide them through the recruiting funnel. Breezy allows users to get a clear view of the entire candidate pipeline using their  visual drag & drop interface. You can also customise pipelines for different roles, as well as  automate communication, tasks, scheduling and follow-ups.
  • Email, SMS, & scheduling – To lessen the administrative burden of scheduling interviews with multiple candidates, Breezy software users can automate candidate emails, set up and sent SMS messages, scheduling, and other aspects of interview management,
  • Advertise your jobs – Get the word out about your job listing and attract the best candidates. Use the platform to help you to create the perfect job description and advertise it on over 50 job boards with a single click.
  • Workforce Planning – Get a full understanding of your current workforce and how it can change over time. Breezy offers workforce planning features only on their paid plans. Some of the features available on the platform are:  customisable pipeline stages, custom roles and permissions, candidate nurture campaigns, and recruiting pipelines.

Pricing

Breezy HR pricing is quite flexible, with five plans, including a free one to cater to your growing business needs. Free trials are available, as long as you can provide a business email. Breezy HR does not require contracts or cancellation fees, and you can upgrade or downgrade between monthly plans as often as you need.  Users who opt to pay annually instead of month-to-month will receive two free months each year; a savings of nearly 17%.

All plans include unlimited users, candidates and customer support perfect for companies from 10 to 10 000.

Bootstrap – free

Features include: access to one active position, one active candidate pool, resume parsing, a branded careers site, interview self-scheduling, GDPR compliance and automation, distribution to 50+ job boards, GDPR compliance & automation, multi-language support.

Startup – $189 p/m or $157 p/m (on the annual plan) 

All Bootstrap features included.  Additional features:  Unlimited users and candidates. background screening integrations, candidate automations, candidate questionnaires, customizable pipeline stages, EEO / OFCCP Reporting, email & calendar integration, interview self-scheduling, iOS & Android mobile apps, live video meetings, real-time analytics & reporting, Slack integration, task management, video assessments.

Growth – $329 p/m or $273 p/m (on the annual plan)

All Startup features included. Additional features: automated reference checking, customisable interview guides, customisable scorecards, employee referrals, eSignatures, external recruiter support, Hello Messenger, multiple recruiting pipelines.

Business – $529 p/m or $439 p/m (on the annual plan)

All Growth features included. Additional features: advanced questionnaires (Multi-Path), assessment integrations, candidate comparison, candidate nurture campaigns, custom roles & permissions, HRIS integrations, job approvals, offer approvals, offer management.

Pro plan for custom pricing

Businesses with advanced needs. It includes all Growth plan features plus account manager, advanced reporting, SSL enforcement on custom domains and data export and import.

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Pros

  • Easy to use

  • Cost-effective

  • All-in-one solution

  • Feature-rich

Cons

  • Limited customization

  • Not ideal for large enterprises

  • Limited scalability

FAQs

Yes, Breezy HR is known for its user-friendly interface and intuitive design. Even those without prior HR experience can typically navigate the platform quickly.

Breezy HR allows you to tailor the application process for each role, including adding custom questions, setting up pre-screening requirements, and building different pipelines for various departments.

Breezy HR offers a wide range of integrations with popular platforms like Google Calendar, Slack, Zoom, and many more. This allows for a smooth workflow and avoids data duplication.

Breezy HR complies with relevant data privacy regulations like GDPR and CCPA. You can control access to candidate data within your organization and ensure it’s used responsibly.

No, Breezy HR focuses solely on the recruitment process. However, it can integrate with onboarding software to streamline the transition for new hires.