Business software UIs don’t need to be ugly

Business software need not be ugly or clumsy.

In fact, software for a job like recruiting is going to be used by people who only spend a few hours a month hiring people. For them, the process of reviewing applicants or taking in interview notes is a side job. Something they cannot afford to be trained for separately or do day-after-day, often enough to become experts with a complex tool.

The tools business users have for tasks like that ought to be pretty, simple, self-explanatory and yes, even fun!

Workable moodboard


We will be talking more about our design concepts and the way we solve complex problems with simple user interfaces. As a teaser for future posts on the topic, I’ll share with you a presentation delivered by our UI/UX queen in a web conference last weekend.

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