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Likelihood to Recommend

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

I can't imagine a scenario where it is less appropriate than any other 360 tool. It's easy to use, customizable, and inexpensive. Reports are easy to interpret. Great tool for anyone looking to implement a new 360.
Ellen Spara | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

I've had job openings where I received 10 candidates, and some where I've received over 250. My opinion is that iCIMS is very helpful if you have candidate pools over 25, and especially if your company is under scrutiny with audits or outside governing bodies. iCIMS helps especially with transparency. If you're a small to medium sized company with an informal hiring process, iCIMS might be too much
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
iCIMS
Corporate goal setting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
iCIMS
Subordinate goal setting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
iCIMS
Individual goal setting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
iCIMS
Line-of sight-visibility
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
iCIMS
Performance tracking
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
iCIMS

Performance Management

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Performance plans
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Plan weighting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Performance improvement plans
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Review status tracking
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Rater nomination workflow
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Review reminders
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Workflow restrictions
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Multiple review frequency
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS
Reporting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
iCIMS

Recruiting / ATS

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
6.9
Job Requisition Management
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.9
Company Website Posting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
8.0
Publish to Social Media
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
6.1
Job Search Site Posting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.2
Customized Application Form
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.7
Resume Management
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.8
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
6.1
Candidate Search
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.2
Applicant Tracking
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.7
Collaboration
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
6.2
Task Creation and Delegation
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
6.2
Email Templates
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
6.8
User Permissions
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.2
Notifications and Alerts
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
5.6
Reporting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
5.6

Pros

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

  • EchoSpan was extremely supportive in the initial training portion and is extremely quick to offer support when required.
  • Filled our request for customization and were easy to work with.
  • Excellent on-line training videos
Michelle Martfeld | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

  • Applicant tracking - it allows us to keep up with their status in the entire new hire process
  • Ease of use - iCIMS is very user-friendly
  • Organization - iCIMS is very clearly labeled and organized, so you never have to search too far for someone or something
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

  • EchoSpan's 360s are completely customizable, so content improvements are up to the user
Ben Dattner | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

  • Conditional Logic; This is the biggest opportunity for improvement for iCIMS. Not having this functionality becomes an issue when we want to prevent users from doing something based on a set of other - sometimes unrelated - conditions. Conditional logic would allow us to set up a more prescriptive process which would reduce user error and help maintain compliance. They have JUST released some promising new functionality in this area and I hope to see similar types of improvements around conditional logic elsewhere in the platform soon.
  • Onboarding; Okay, we all know the purpose of an Applicant Tracking Systems is (at least historically) to track APPLICANTS. But if you've been involved in attempting to design a streamlined onboarding process, you know it's a beast all it's own. The capabilities of the Onboard module in iCIMS are . . . acceptable. It's functional, but it's not great. For the company with less complexity, I think the Onboard module would be a wholly sufficient. However, for more complex organizations, what's lacking becomes a bit more obvious (conditional logic would also be a huge win if applied to the onboarding module!)
  • As with almost everything in iCIMS, you do have the ability to configure the content of the onboarding portal(s) to your liking. However, the user-interface itself leaves a lot to be desired and isn't nearly as sleek as the rest of the platform. They've recently released an update with some improved functionality and it seems like they are beginning to dedicate more resources to this area, so that's exciting. We've had over 15k new hires funnel through our onboarding process in iCIMS this year so by no means is this a deal breaker but I do hope for some functional and aesthetic improvements in the coming year.
Carey Wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool 9.6
Based on 2 answers
Customer support and the cost of the product would be my number one reasons. Customer support is fantastic!
Michelle Martfeld | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

iCIMS 8.0
Based on 26 answers
I would say that we are very likely to renew with iCIMS. They seem to continuously be improving their product based on the feedback from their clients. In addition, the thought have having to go through another implementation of this level is daunting and as long as the software continues to meet the business needs of the company and provides the appropriate level of support we will most likely stay. Costs regarding future renewals will also impact this decision and if necessary we will go to market to evaluate other options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

iCIMS

iCIMS 7.2
Based on 6 answers
I think in today's world, and if you're a Recruiting professional, you have at least a good basic understanding of technology and the internet, so you can easily understand the functionality of iCIMS. I would improve my rating if iCIMS was just more effecient with less clicking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

iCIMS

iCIMS 9.1
Based on 5 answers
There is always ample advance notice before the software goes down for maintenance and this is usually done at off-peak hours. As for system failures - I can't think of any that have effected us in over two years od use.
Marc LeVine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The system is easy to use, the Echospan support is fantastic and the cost is very competitive.
Michelle Martfeld | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

iCIMS 8.2
Based on 3 answers
We can think of no dissatisfaction with our daily use of iCims, involving its response time to commands or incompatibility with any other software we presently use.
Marc LeVine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

iCIMS

iCIMS 5.9
Based on 11 answers
ICIMS's support is great. They are prompt in responding to questions. Their case management system segregates questions based on the topic and a person with expertise is then assigned. You can also email them or call them for immediate business needs. They have a good user community, a lot of answers can be obtained by using Google to search.
Shreshthi Mehta, PMP®, PHR® | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

iCIMS

iCIMS 7.9
Based on 3 answers
I would say I believe iCims online training is very good. It's informative, visually appealing, and simple in explaining all the different aspects of iCims. I also really like the new candidate onboarding, and all the other training curricula you have up to be able to inform or send out to the candidate. I like you can attach a URL link for videos as well so you can really customize the training. I feel that overall, I would like to see more. Perhaps, more robust options with the training, if that's something iCims is expanding on in the future.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

iCIMS

iCIMS 5.3
Based on 3 answers
Things went smoothly
Leslie Montarbo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

Reporting, conciseness and detail.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

iCIMs is better in terms of reporting and tracking data. They also have great built-in reports that you can use to track progress. However, Greenhouse excels in every other way: better user experience, integrates with calendar invites for interviews, tracks feedback for every interview that goes down. There are also interview templates you can bake into the role. I also love that you can add prospects to a job for people you meet that are great but aren't the right fit at the moment. Greenhouse has fantastic tools you can integrate with e.g. coderpad where engineers can tech out other engineers in interviews.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

iCIMS

iCIMS 7.8
Based on 2 answers
iCims is currently pretty good and the best TAS for us at our stage of growth - but further improvement and enhancements will only help make it even better.
Marc LeVine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

  • Improved awareness of employee strengths and weaknesses
Ellen Spara | TrustRadius Reviewer

iCIMS

  • iCIMS has overall great customer service.
  • My organization owns this a bit; We struggled in the initial implementation process. My advice to iCIMS would be to be very detailed and upfront to new customers the importance of the implementation aspect. Have multiple calls and conversations with all individuals involved so that they can customize what they exactly want. If you don't you will be behind the 8 ball from the start and potentially never get to where you want.
  • From an ROI perspective, it cost my organization significantly because we did not have it implemented correctly from the start and given the needs in other areas for my organization (more mobile/social capabilities) caused us to make an ATS change after only 2 years.
Ryan Winthrop, MA, PHR | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

iCIMS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
9.0
iCIMS
6.6

Likelihood to Renew

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
9.6
iCIMS
8.0

Usability

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.2

Reliability and Availability

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
9.1

Performance

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
9.0
iCIMS
8.2

Support Rating

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
5.9

Online Training

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.9

Implementation Rating

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
5.3

Scalability

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
iCIMS
7.8

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