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LinkedIn Talent

Top Rated
176 Ratings

Accurate Background

2 Ratings
Score 9.8 out of 101

LinkedIn Talent

Top Rated
176 Ratings
Score 7.8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Accurate Background

The experience has been great! I was so happy to hear that my current company is also using Accurate. I know the information will come quickly and will meet the high expectations we set.
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LinkedIn Talent

There is no platform I would rather use for sourcing candidates. Instead of waiting for people to apply for your job and hoping they are qualified, you have the luxury of being able to go out and find qualified candidates yourself. LinkedIn Talent is poorly suited as a bonafide applicant tracking system. It won't be ideal for helping you track people from start to finish in the hiring life cycle, but I do not believe that has ever been the goal for this platform.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Accurate Background
6.2
LinkedIn Talent
7.6
Job Requisition Management
Accurate Background
6.0
LinkedIn Talent
7.6
Company Website Posting
Accurate Background
5.0
LinkedIn Talent
7.6
Publish to Social Media
Accurate Background
7.0
LinkedIn Talent
7.7
Customized Application Form
Accurate Background
7.0
LinkedIn Talent
7.0
Candidate Search
Accurate Background
5.0
LinkedIn Talent
8.7
Email Templates
Accurate Background
3.0
LinkedIn Talent
8.3
User Permissions
Accurate Background
8.0
LinkedIn Talent
7.6
Notifications and Alerts
Accurate Background
9.0
LinkedIn Talent
8.1
Reporting
Accurate Background
6.0
LinkedIn Talent
7.8
Job Search Site Posting
Accurate Background
LinkedIn Talent
7.4
Resume Management
Accurate Background
LinkedIn Talent
6.9
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Accurate Background
LinkedIn Talent
7.6
Applicant Tracking
Accurate Background
LinkedIn Talent
7.1
Collaboration
Accurate Background
LinkedIn Talent
7.8
Task Creation and Delegation
Accurate Background
LinkedIn Talent
6.6

Pros

  • AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE OPTIONS! You can call, email, and/or chat.
  • The dashboard is very straightforward and allows for easy organization.
  • The report is super easy to read but even if you are unfamiliar there's a tour button that walks you through each section of the report to help you understand the layout.
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  • Absolutely the best in sourcing high-level candidates that are both actively and passively searching for new job opportunities. The advanced search feature, and the ridiculous number of filters, really helps you identify the best talent that is perfectly suited to the positions you need to hire for.
  • Metrics! I rely almost exclusively on InMail for my recruiting efforts for higher level positions, and LinkedIn provides a number of key metrics to ensure I am optimizing my InMail messages. Notably, you can track the positive response rate of different templates, which really helps you hone in on what type of message works best for beginning the conversation with potential candidates.
  • Project organization. Typically, I work on 3 roles at a time. Often times while sourcing for my active reqs, I come across candidates that I think are really great, but just not a great fit for anything I am working on. Being able to save them to various projects based on skill set helps me to quickly find qualified candidates as soon as a new job order opens up.
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Cons

  • There is no direct way to reach the verifications team and having customer service as a middleman sometimes adds a delay.
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  • When running an advanced search, you can sort out individuals that have previously been contacted, tagged, or saved to a project. I wish they would add to this list the ability to sort out profiles that you have viewed within the last day, week, month, etc., to help me avoid accidentally looking at the same profile over and over again.
  • I wish job postings were more affordable. This is a feature that I would like to be able to take advantage of, but my understanding both from current and previous use is that job postings on LinkedIn cost an arm and a leg.
  • I would appreciate if I could either see if a profile has already been added to our resume database so I can check to see if another recruiter is actively working with them or if someone possibly has in the past. Although rare, I do sometimes run into candidates that are already working with another recruiter in a different position. It is unfortunately not feasible to check every profile against our database before sending an InMail if I hope to have an even mildly productive day.
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Support

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LinkedIn Talent9.7
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I'm giving this a 6 only because in my 1 year at my current position we have had 3 different reps. The first was unresponsive and passive when attempting to help us. When she came out to do a demo on a new feature launch it was scattered and all over the place. The person we have now is great and is super helpful when ever we need him.
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Alternatives Considered

Accurate actually makes an attempt to get things verified. They do not just call 10x in one day and then close it
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LinkedIn has better search functionality and you get to see profiles vs. just resumes. Easier access to contact candidates as well.
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Return on Investment

  • Our turn around time has decreased by half as far as complete background checks are concerned. This allows us to keep our candidates and improve their experience.
  • We averaged a savings of over $2,000/year thanks to Accurate's ability to create customized packages.
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  • Reduced the number of candidates we have to source
  • Higher quality of candidates
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Pricing Details

Accurate Background

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

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