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39 Ratings

15Five

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Likelihood to Recommend

15Five

15Five is a great platform, but it's very simplified and in the 4+ years that I've used it as an employee, I don't feel it has been changed or improved at all. While I'm sure there have been some minor updates, it has stayed virtually the same, which again leads me back to the feeling of "Groundhog day". Data collection plants the seeds for the future of any business, and the need is obviously there, but the monotony of it from an employee's perspective can also contribute to a decline in job joy. Overloading employees with reporting tasks across dozens of software platforms can lead to a major lack of productivity. As for where this platform is suited - in any organization that has a large number of entry-level employees who are all learning at different paces, with a great deal of upward mobility potential, this could be a very useful way to collect feedback and focus career development. In an organization full of senior-level employees with limited upward mobility who are results (or income) focused, this will be seen as an absolute waste of time and disrespectful to senior employees.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

We used Workable at a start-up which was extremely wise. We weren't hiring for 50 open requisitions, we were hiring usually for five or six requisitions at a time. The cost and functionality were so helpful that we used this platform up until we were growing exponentially. After our growth took off, it made sense to utilize a different tool (especially as expectations in measurements shifted).
Jim Leahy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

15Five
8.2
Workable
Corporate goal setting
15Five
7.5
Workable
Subordinate goal setting
15Five
8.4
Workable
Individual goal setting
15Five
9.1
Workable
Line-of sight-visibility
15Five
8.2
Workable
Performance tracking
15Five
7.9
Workable

Performance Management

15Five
7.9
Workable
Performance plans
15Five
8.3
Workable
Plan weighting
15Five
6.8
Workable
Manager note taking
15Five
8.7
Workable
Performance improvement plans
15Five
7.4
Workable
Review status tracking
15Five
8.3
Workable
Rater nomination workflow
15Five
6.7
Workable
Review reminders
15Five
9.3
Workable
Workflow restrictions
15Five
6.3
Workable
Multiple review frequency
15Five
8.7
Workable
Reporting
15Five
8.3
Workable

Recruiting / ATS

15Five
Workable
8.4
Job Requisition Management
15Five
Workable
8.4
Company Website Posting
15Five
Workable
8.8
Publish to Social Media
15Five
Workable
7.9
Job Search Site Posting
15Five
Workable
8.8
Customized Application Form
15Five
Workable
8.6
Resume Management
15Five
Workable
8.1
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
15Five
Workable
7.4
Candidate Search
15Five
Workable
8.2
Applicant Tracking
15Five
Workable
9.2
Collaboration
15Five
Workable
8.9
Task Creation and Delegation
15Five
Workable
7.2
Email Templates
15Five
Workable
9.3
User Permissions
15Five
Workable
8.7
Notifications and Alerts
15Five
Workable
8.9
Reporting
15Five
Workable
7.7

Pros

15Five

  • The technology - 15Five manages all the organization of questions/submissions, and reminders.
  • Simplicity - 15Five isn't difficult to set up. And all of our users found it very easy to interface with.
  • Great features - You can add as many answers as you want. You can tag people. You can do a lot with it.
Rocky Kev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

  • Workable was extremely user friendly and aesthetically pleasing to use. I had no trouble training or setting up new users, they always caught on quickly.
  • You are able to quickly review candidates at a glance with all notes, texts or emails sent at the top of their profile. This made jumping into a job order easy for those who may be out of the loop.
  • Workable's customer support is stellar, they offer free training and very timely responses for any questions or concerns you may have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

15Five

  • Although I mentioned customization as a positive aspect, it could use some improvements. The backend process of updating the questions, and setting them to a certain schedule, can be a bit confusing. This process could be streamlined.
  • The commenting process can be a bit confusing. If a person is tagged/mentioned in a comment, they are typically sent an email notifying them. However, it can be difficult to locate where you can reply and continue the conversation. Although a simple issue, it seems it could be easily rectified.
  • I would like to see more integration of the team portion of 15Five. It seems this feature is not as prominent, so you can easily get stuck in just your specific 15Five information.
Erin Holm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

  • Candidate timeline history - you could say it's a double-edged sword. I love that I can follow how a candidate has progressed through the process and see all the notes, correspondence, and stage updates on one page, but it's also too much information sometimes. I wish there was a way that I could just filter it to see email history, for example.
  • Workable going to spam - if you or your client select the option that "hides" your email address in Workable email correspondence, sometimes candidate emails go straight to candidate's spam folders. I try to warn clients and candidates ahead of time about this, but it would be great if it didn't happen at all!
  • People Search - it's a great tool when it works, but oftentimes it brings up candidate search details that are no longer valid or true (out of date resumes, closed email accounts).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
15Five offers a full feature solution that provides managers the flexibility to use the system that best fits the needs of their department.
Jason Watts, CF.APMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

Workable 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It's become a part of the fabric of our hiring process and we are growing like crazy! Once we have a working platform in place the cost of the change management typically far out weighs the benefits derived from the change! It's especially hard to change a process with employees who are not key stake holders, they are alway hesitant to invest time in a new product they are only going to use once in a while. With that said if something else came along with benefits far and above workable that we would gain a clear lift in productivity and capabilities we would make the change, we've done it with other parts of our tech stack
Dustin McBride | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
It's very simple to use - not overly complicated. You wouldn't need training to use. There are some features I never use because I don't understand -- like one on ones. However we use without and still find a lot of value in it!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

Workable 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to use
Nicola Young | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

15Five

15Five 8.4
Based on 24 answers
The 15Five support team is amazing. They were always willing to speak with me when I did something wrong in the system and never had a harsh or placing judgment tone in their voices. They respond quickly and promptly and allowed me to learn something new each time I cross lines with them. I am thankful for their knowledge and customer service they shared with me when I needed it.
Ty Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

Workable 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I have never had to rely on Workable's support team so I cannot attest to this. I have never had to rely on Workable's support team so I cannot attest to this. I have never had to rely on Workable's support team so I cannot attest to this.I have never had to rely on Workable's support team so I cannot attest to this. I have never had to rely on Workable's support team so I cannot attest to this.
Talyon Perry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very helpful webinar training. They answer questions, the slides are all very helpful, and they send you the presentation once the webinar is complete so that you can share with your team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was very easy and support was super helpful!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

15Five

I've used Asana and Jira. Jira has too much functionality for a team like ours and Asana didn't have enough gamification for our team. At the end we chose 15Five because it was simple to use and easy to follow, it also allowed the manager to review each individual on the team quickly and effectively.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

Workable is slightly simpler than Greenhouse - fewer features, cheaper, and more suited to our company size. I can't say I wouldn't move to Greenhouse when we're a bigger company, but for our current context I'm happy to be using Workable for it's focus on simplifying the hiring process and streamlining the pipeline we've created.
Brad Price | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

15Five

  • For me, the ROI is immeasurable. I don't know how I could manage my team without it.
  • For the second year running, my team has been rated as "most engaged" by our annual HR survey. For a company with well over 1,000 people globally, I'm proud of this! Without 15Five, I dont know if it would be the same.
Shane Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workable

  • Easier access to our candidate pool, and better management of applicants.
  • Quicker turnaround for hiring - we are without employees in various for less time, which is great.
  • Better communication with candidates, and easier to keep track of the communication. This has allowed for fewer candidates to get 'lost in the shuffle', which could turn into a negative few of our organization.
Erin Holm | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

15Five

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Workable

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

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