Access PeopleXD vs. CATS Applicant Tracking System

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Access PeopleXD
Score 6.1 out of 10
N/A
Access PeopleXD is a mobile-first, 100% SaaS HR and Payroll solution that connects processes from hire to retire including Payroll, People Management, Workforce Management, Talent, Recruitment, Learn, Compliance and Analytics.N/A
CATS ATS
Score 7.7 out of 10
N/A
CATS is a web-based recruiting software. Users can manage the entire recruiting process including custom job applications, posting jobs, resume parsing, custom recruitment workflows, and generating customized reports. Pricing is tiered per user, per month.
$69
per month
Pricing
Access PeopleXDCATS Applicant Tracking System
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Annual Pro Plan
$69
per user, per month
Monthly Pro Plan
$99
per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Access PeopleXDCATS ATS
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPlease visit the CATS pricing page to compare plans and features
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Community Pulse
Access PeopleXDCATS Applicant Tracking System
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Access PeopleXDCATS Applicant Tracking System
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Access PeopleXD
7.5
1 Ratings
2% above category average
CATS Applicant Tracking System
-
Ratings
New hire portal8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Access PeopleXD
7.7
1 Ratings
6% above category average
CATS Applicant Tracking System
-
Ratings
Corporate goal setting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Access PeopleXD
7.3
1 Ratings
6% above category average
CATS Applicant Tracking System
-
Ratings
Performance plans9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Access PeopleXD
6.0
1 Ratings
18% below category average
CATS Applicant Tracking System
-
Ratings
Create succession plans/pools6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Access PeopleXD
8.0
1 Ratings
9% above category average
CATS Applicant Tracking System
8.2
19 Ratings
3% above category average
Job Requisition Management8.01 Ratings9.517 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.01 Ratings7.619 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.01 Ratings9.517 Ratings
Company Website Posting00 Ratings9.517 Ratings
Publish to Social Media00 Ratings8.617 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting00 Ratings10.017 Ratings
Customized Application Form00 Ratings9.518 Ratings
Resume Management00 Ratings8.119 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention00 Ratings4.618 Ratings
Candidate Search00 Ratings6.219 Ratings
Collaboration00 Ratings8.612 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation00 Ratings8.615 Ratings
Email Templates00 Ratings9.519 Ratings
User Permissions00 Ratings8.517 Ratings
Reporting00 Ratings4.718 Ratings
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User Ratings
Access PeopleXDCATS Applicant Tracking System
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.1
(28 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(10 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
2.7
(1 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
5.9
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Access PeopleXDCATS Applicant Tracking System
Likelihood to Recommend
The Access Group
It is very useful for the medium size or large scale of businesses, it almost settled down the HR and payroll basis transactions just click away. In this digital era it also provides you a desktop free or desktop away environment (accessible via cellphone). You may use it to extract your payslip, mark your leave, generate a report as an when it required
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CATS Software
It has a great parsing feature and the extension is very helpful. Many ATS systems do not support parsing within LinkedIn...this one does. I was sad to see this option go when we finally transitioned. I would almost keep CATS just for the LinkedIn parsing if I knew I could easily get the information OUT of the system once it was there. A good API/webhook would be great, but sadly the API connections don't work well. Our firm also works with companies with multiple sites all across the US. There was never a way to "nest" a location with a parent company. Because of this, being able to research or report on a true client relationship was not possible. It was a very manual process.
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Pros
The Access Group
  • People management
  • Payroll management
  • Talent management
  • Digital Learning
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CATS Software
  • Simple to implement, SaaS based tool that needs no in-house IT support or resources
  • Customizable reports, labels, fields, applications
  • Affordable
  • No long term contract, month-to-month with ability to cancel anytime
  • Data backups are simple
  • Email directly from the candidate record with response coming into Outlook is easy to configure and creates record and updates status automatically
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Cons
The Access Group
  • Provide easy ways for customization
  • Provide more ways for integration of processes
  • Provide access at user level to prepare reports, drag and drop basis
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CATS Software
  • I would like to see either an integration with a robust reporting tool that would allow me to design my own custom reports with a data export or more built-in reporting options.
  • Mobile app is currently mostly just a look-up tool. I would like it to have the ability to do more - add tasks, update pipelines, etc.
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Likelihood to Renew
The Access Group
No answers on this topic
CATS Software
Our company has been using it and enjoying the benefits for a few years now. Its a perfect system for our end goal of finding the best candidate effectively and being able to track and write reports on our progress.
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Usability
The Access Group
No answers on this topic
CATS Software
not recruiter friendly. workflow is not good
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Support Rating
The Access Group
No answers on this topic
CATS Software
I've had mixed results with asking for support. Sometimes they gave a quick answer and sometimes my emails were never responded to. Some responses were a single word.
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Implementation Rating
The Access Group
No answers on this topic
CATS Software
This is an incredibly easy system to implement. There is no hardware or software required, it's entirely SaaS based. Compared to other systems I've implemented, it's breathtaking. Customization can all be done directly in the tool, there is no need for any involvement of consultants and most of the information you cannot figure out intuitively is covered in the knowledge base
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Alternatives Considered
The Access Group
Access people HR suite (people XD) having a complete package as per the requirement of medium or large scale of businesses, all the HR and payroll related opts and benefits may gets via single window, but for the small businesses/enterprises its of very high cost and not useful on optimize level
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CATS Software
We used to use Sendouts (prior to it being acquired by Bullhorn) - and it wasn't browser based like CATS so instead of being able to access it from a home computer, laptop, mobile phone, etc. you could only use it on the computer with the software uploaded - which is a hindrance. It also wasn't as customizable as CATS. We picked CATS because it the price was right, it was browser-based, had email-integration, and integrates with social media and job posting services to share your jobs
with the public.
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Return on Investment
The Access Group
  • Time saving for business
  • Cost saving for business
  • Effective and efficient system to use
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CATS Software
  • We went from Excel spreadsheets to using CATS so honestly anything would be an improvement. But CATS has saved tremendous time on an on-going basis in terms of managing the career portal automatically.
  • Being able to log email conversations with the click of a button from Outlook right into CATS has been a time-saver and also has helped numerous times in providing better follow-through to candidates and providing better tracking of candidate interactions and what they have previously said (or not).
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ScreenShots

CATS ATS Screenshots

Screenshot of Easily view candidates, without leaving the job order, using the candidate preview. Even quickly communicate with candidate via SMS without leaving your current screen.Screenshot of Candidate ProfileScreenshot of Add filters to quickly search and narrow down your candidate database.Screenshot of