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11 Ratings

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Appcast

It has allowed me to streamline my job ad buying and selling process all in one dashboard.
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iApplicants

In my opinion, they are well suited to any hiring scenario in which there are many applicants and you need to do an initial screening. The tests we use are effective in filtering out people who we have learned later or from experience would not work in our organization, those who have scored well have went on to be successful. It is an excellent tool.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Appcast
9.0
iApplicants
8.4
Job Search Site Posting
Appcast
10.0
iApplicants
6.0
Reporting
Appcast
8.0
iApplicants
10.0
Job Requisition Management
Appcast
iApplicants
9.0
Company Website Posting
Appcast
iApplicants
7.0
Publish to Social Media
Appcast
iApplicants
8.0
Customized Application Form
Appcast
iApplicants
8.0
Resume Management
Appcast
iApplicants
8.0
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Appcast
iApplicants
7.4
Candidate Search
Appcast
iApplicants
8.6
Applicant Tracking
Appcast
iApplicants
9.0
Collaboration
Appcast
iApplicants
10.0
Task Creation and Delegation
Appcast
iApplicants
8.0
Email Templates
Appcast
iApplicants
9.4
User Permissions
Appcast
iApplicants
8.0
Notifications and Alerts
Appcast
iApplicants
10.0

Pros

  • Makes it easy to manage job feeds.
  • Makes it easy to manage traffic acquisition from multiple publishers.
  • Easy to use reporting dashboard for you and your customers.
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  • Ease of product use. There is little training needed when introducing this software to a new user.
  • The ability to customize applications, job postings and reports streamlines our recruiting efforts while saving time and resources.
  • Service has been great as well by support staff.
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Cons

  • Need to be more open to suggestions from clients.
  • Need to get better customer service turnaround time.
  • Need more knowledgeable staff.
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  • Searching for candidates who applied earlier for different positions: You have an applicant who is not really a fit for a role he/she submitted an application toward. However, you have a new position come open that they may be perfect - but it was months ago and you cannot remember their name! Search via 'jobs applied for' maybe helpful
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Likelihood to Renew

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iApplicants9.6
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iApplicants provides a professional, branded web interface for our recruiting efforts. As a small company (20-25 employees), that's not something we could have allocated resources for, based on our recruiting volume/frequency. However, it was incredibly easy to adopt and was a major productivity boost immediately. It not only saved us time in HR, but streamlined the collaboration process as we worked with the hiring manager to determine how to move candidates through the process. No longer did I have to keep track of a flurry of emails and dig through them to find the information I needed. We set up a series of status codes to toggle a candidate back and forth between staff -- it's always clear whose court the next step is in.

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Depending on the response rate, the list of applicants can become a little cluttered, so we regularly go ahead and send 'regrets' to candidates who clearly didn't meet the criteria and archive them, so it's easier to manage. It's easy to filter the list by the appropriate status code and email all of them at once via a template we built in the system.
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Usability

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iApplicants9.3
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iApplicants is rare -- they offer both a great company (service, innovation, and ongoing development) with a product that really focuses on the needs of its users. It provides the basis for HR/legal reporting. It's easy to use, just logging in for the first time, so even my not-so-tech-savvy managers love it.
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Reliability and Availability

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iApplicants10.0
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I've used this product consistently for 8 years now. In that time, I've seen ONE time that they had a technical glitch -- and THEY were all over it. The only reason I even knew about it was an email alert they sent out to all clients, explaining the issue. They also had it fixed the same day.
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Performance

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iApplicants9.0
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It works. It's easy for everyone I've shared it with -- even my not-so-tech-savvy staff. When I hired a coordinator to handle routine HR duties, this was a simple transition to hand off to someone else without a lot of training. Sometimes it's a little slow downloading documents (resumes) from the site, but that could be a combination of issues that may not be related to their product. At one time, it wasn't able to accommodate newer Word documents (.doc vs. .docx), but they fixed that, as well.
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Support

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iApplicants9.9
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Responses are always within 24 hours. They don't nickel and dime for everything we request. I like that they understand the request and we're not caught in a flurry of emails or failed attempts. Customizations, when needed by the vendor, have been at no charge. Most modifications can be made from my administrative panel. Everyone I've dealt with at iApplicants has been positive -- there seems to be a great sense of ownership across all staff there.
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Online Training

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iApplicants9.0
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I thought the training was well structured and the demos well-paced. Topics are set up sequentially so one can watch each one and build on previous tutorials. However, they are broken down into segments so a user can hone in on just a specific area where help is needed and not waste time on other topics s/he may already know. I also like the fact that the tutorials are available on the home page of the admin login, so we don't have to hunt for topics in a huge "knowledgebase." It's easy to get a quick refresher when needed (or when ready to try out something a little more advanced) and apply it immediately.
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Implementation

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iApplicants9.9
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It was very easy. We didn't experience any 'gotchas.'
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Alternatives Considered

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All the systems I have listed are major systems used my large staffing organizations. iApplicants is best suited to smaller organizations with less intensive needs. The price is also better suited. I chose iApplicants because it was a better match. When we expanded and opened Blue Frog Staffing we went with Bond Adapt as it was better suited to the needs of a staffing company.
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Scalability

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iApplicants10.0
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At the very basic level, it provides a place to post jobs and cross-post to free job boards. It could just be used by HR staff. However, it's more than just another place to post if one opts to utilize the full functionality-- it's an applicant management system that allows a user to pre-screen, organize, and collaborate on candidates with other users. They've added built-in background checks, reporting tools, community boards, integrated with larger/broader paid marketing opportunities, and affirmative action programs.
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Return on Investment

  • Positive sales margins.
  • Positive time allocation.
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  • Increased employee efficiency
  • Faster lead conversion
  • The ability to identify qualified candidates
  • Increased and more effective communication with candidates
  • Source tracking to assist in determining where to best invest our recruiting resources, in turn increasing our ROI in our HR department
  • The job board has increased our ROI as well with increased visibility on multiple job boards that would otherwise increase overall expenses
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Pricing Details

Appcast

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Appcast Editions & Modules
Appcast
Edition
Appcast Exchange
$01
Clickcast
$02
1. Pay-Per-Applicant
2. License
Additional Pricing Details

iApplicants

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
iApplicants Editions & Modules
iApplicants
Additional Pricing Details