ApplicantStack by SwipeClock vs. CareerPlug

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ApplicantStack
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
ApplicantStack is a recruiting software solution acquired by SwipeClock in January 2019. Users can post to job boards, manage candidates and onboard new employees with top-rated applicant tracking and onboarding.
$95
per month
CareerPlug
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
CareerPlug is a software company that states they are on a mission to solve the #1 challenge of running a business: attracting and hiring the right people. Since 2007 CareerPlug has worked to make hiring easier for over 12,000 growing companies in the U.S. and Canada. They designed a hiring software for non-HR people so every owner, operator, and hiring manager can make the right hires for their…N/A
Pricing
ApplicantStack by SwipeClockCareerPlug
Editions & Modules
Recruit
$95
per month
Onboard
$95
per month
Bundle: Recruit + Onboard
$135
per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ApplicantStackCareerPlug
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
ApplicantStack by SwipeClockCareerPlug
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
ApplicantStack by SwipeClock
9.5
8 Ratings
17% above category average
CareerPlug
8.9
4 Ratings
11% above category average
Job Requisition Management8.27 Ratings8.84 Ratings
Company Website Posting9.97 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Publish to Social Media10.07 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.68 Ratings8.84 Ratings
Customized Application Form10.08 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Resume Management9.77 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention9.78 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate Search8.08 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Applicant Tracking10.08 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Collaboration10.06 Ratings9.33 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation10.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates9.48 Ratings8.74 Ratings
User Permissions10.07 Ratings8.84 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts9.66 Ratings8.84 Ratings
Reporting10.07 Ratings8.84 Ratings
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User Ratings
ApplicantStack by SwipeClockCareerPlug
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(8 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ApplicantStack by SwipeClockCareerPlug
Likelihood to Recommend
SwipeClock
ApplicantStack is an excellent tool for managing applicants and recruitment efforts. It allows multiple users to access data and stay informed of the status of recruitment projects.
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CareerPlug
CareerPlug is a fantastic tool for any midsize business or organization looking to do moderate hiring. The system is user-friendly and makes recruitment easy. It is certainly appropriate for a company looking to hire key employees and get their jobs posted to multiple job boards.
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Pros
SwipeClock
  • Customized reporting
  • Customized workflow
  • Email triggers
  • Customized URLs apply links to track the source of candidates, with scraping capabilities for Indeed, LinkedIn and social platforms
  • Customized screening questions with scoring functionality
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CareerPlug
  • hiring
  • job posting
  • dealing with clients.
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Cons
SwipeClock
  • Could have additional choices of what job boards you can post to.
  • Ability to integrate to more ATS systems and Social Media Platforms.
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CareerPlug
  • Voyager needs a better tracking of open requisitions
  • being able to track and pull reporting when applicants are unresponsive
  • better google calendar integration
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Support Rating
SwipeClock
ApplicantStack support is outstanding. Any issue that I have ever encountered is handled within a day by their support team. There are very rarely issues that come up, and they typically stem from a user error, but the ApplicantStack team is always ready to help and solve the issues that arise.
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CareerPlug
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Alternatives Considered
SwipeClock
Applicantstack offered a high level of customization for us, at a price point their competitors couldn't touch. While it's got some room for improvement in reporting, we've been able to fill every gap with custom programming at an incredibly reasonable rate.
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CareerPlug
CareerPlug was user friendly and provided us with a great value.
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Return on Investment
SwipeClock
  • We want to see more applications. Most months, it would be impractical to have all those papers on our recruiter's desk. I cannot imagine going back to paper after using ApplicantStack.
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CareerPlug
  • It makes hiring easier
  • It saves a lot of resource.
  • It always finds the best.
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ScreenShots

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