This FAQ attempts to answer your general questions about Wurrck as well as specific questions you may have as a job seeker or hirer (talent seeker). While we have endeavored to answer most pressing questions, please contact us if you can't find an answer here. We are happy to hear from you.
Wurrck is a virtual platform where talent meets opportunities. You will find hundreds of curated tech jobs and thousands of qualified tech professionals at a Wurrck event. Unlike a resume database, all actors come to life at a predefined time for a few hours to meet and interact at virtual booths, private meeting rooms and 1:1 through video conversations and text chat. Wurrck's platform aims to help build epic tech teams, inspire tech talent and help them discover new connections and information useful to their career.
Fully compliant with social distancing norms, Wurrck is built for the pandemic and post-pandemic world.
We have announced four Wurrck events:
Bookings for job applicants and hirer's open 16 weeks prior to each event.
As a job seeker, at a Wurrck event, you will find find hundreds of curated tech jobs from participating companies. A full list of job openings will be published from the Wurrck website a few weeks in advance of the event, so you can see exactly which employers are coming to the event and what opportunities are available to you.
The GIDS Live & Wurrck agenda will also include a conference featuring thought-provoking talks and discussions to help you grow your professional career. You can also tune in to live pitch sessions from participating companies showcasing their company culture and available opportunities. The agenda will also feature select hosted live talks led by tech talent from participating companies to help you gain an understanding for the tech stacks in use and the interesting projects in play.
You can also check out hiring companies at their virtual booths and chat with recruiters and talent acquisition managers in private meeting rooms. You can also video meet 1:1 with talent seekers to discuss your application.
The Job Seeker ticket is absolutely FREE, no strings attached. However, you will need to apply for a ticket by completing the application form at https://wurreka.com/wurrck/applicants/apply and signing up for a Wurreka account. Following your application, Wurrck will match your profile with the hiring companies participating at the event and send you a ticket if it is established there is value for both the job seeker and talent seeker. If your application is selected, you will receive a ticket with details on how to join the event.
Following your application, we will review your profile to ensure there is a match with our participating companies. We work closely with participating companies to understand the jobs on offer, the skill-sets and experience levels of candidates they are looking to hire. If we find your profile a match and we have tickets available (for your skill set & experience level), your application will be successful. The more informative your profile, the better the chances of a successful application. We will look at your LinkedIn profile for relevant career experience, skills, courses/certificates, events attended (such as GIDS), portfolios of relevant work (GitHub or StackOverflow for developers, Dribbble or Behance for designers), etc.
Yes, when you apply, please mention the company (or a list of companies) that you'd like us to exclude and we will ensure your profile is fully abstracted from the companies in your list.
We are working relentlessly to get you in front of the best tech companies, bootstrapped tech startups to high-growth companies. Apply to Wurrck and create your Wurreka account and we will keep you updated on new and exciting organizations, businesses and startups who are keen to meet you.
In the weeks leading up to the event, we will publish a full list of participating companies and the jobs on offer, so budget enough time to check out all their profiles, job listings and websites well in advance of the event. You can filter and search for roles that match with your skills and save a customized list of participating companies that you'd like to meet on the day of the event.
The two days at Wurrck is open to job seekers seeking software engineering roles as well as product, marketing and design roles. Wurrck India Summer Edition is co-located with GIDS Live 2021.
Representatives from participating hiring companies will be available both days (29th & 30th April) to meet with you. If your application is successful, we will allot a ticket for both days, and a complimentary ticket to the GIDS agenda should you be interested to attend.
When you apply, please ensure you are submitting your LinkedIn URL that has a full profile of your professional background and experience. Any additional profile information you can provide such as your Github URL, Stackoverflow URL, Dribble or an about.me page will brighten your chances of qualifying for a ticket and meeting your match at Wurrck.
Job Roles on offer on both days of Wurrck (29th & 30th April), include:
You will go back buzzing with ideas and opportunities. Be sure to follow through with all the contacts you made at the event. Send them a thank you e-mail or write to let them know what you liked, the ideas that came out of your discussions etc. If you found your job at the event, or through connections you made at the event, let us know and we have a wonderful surprise in store for you. Our team will also reach out to you for your evaluation and feedback.
We have a range of benefits you can choose from, including:
Yes, once you are signed up as a Hirer to a Wurrck event, you will receive your username and password to access your Hirer dashboard. From there, you can set up your company's profile, social media links, add team members, publish a company video, post unlimited jobs and much more.
All participating hiring companies are allotted a 10-min slot on the Wurrck agenda for a representative from the company to introduce the organization, its work culture, open positions etc. This is the opportunity for the hiring company to pitch itself to the talent at Wurrck. This will set the stage for job seekers to further meet and interact with you at the virtual booth, networking area and/or private labeled meeting rooms.
Participating hiring companies are allotted a number of private meeting rooms based on their tier of engagement with Wurrck. Private meeting rooms are virtual rooms available to representatives from the hiring company to conduct private discussions with a group of job seekers or with fellow recruiters/staff. They are different from a virtual booth in that a private meeting room will show up in the event to only the company representatives and job seekers. The room will be private from all other category of ticket holders.
If you are looking to hire talent at our next Wurrck event, packages start from as low as INR 15,000/-. Get in touch with us by completing the form at https://wurreka.com/wurrck/companies/apply and we will reach out to better understand your requirements and tailor-make a package to fit your needs.
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