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Score 8 out of 101
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Score 8.1 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

ApplicantStack

Small to mid-size companies. Active ATS users to update candidate progress in real time. You have the option for candidates to apply through a URL, or to forward them/upload them into the ATS. Highly recommend for companies that need an ATS on a budget to manage candidates and move away from inbox management
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PCRecruiter

We are a third-party recruiting firm. It has been an excellent software for our type of business.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

ApplicantStack
8.7
PCRecruiter
8.2
Job Requisition Management
ApplicantStack
8.4
PCRecruiter
7.9
Company Website Posting
ApplicantStack
9.5
PCRecruiter
6.9
Publish to Social Media
ApplicantStack
8.5
PCRecruiter
4.8
Job Search Site Posting
ApplicantStack
9.5
PCRecruiter
9.5
Customized Application Form
ApplicantStack
10.0
PCRecruiter
8.5
Resume Management
ApplicantStack
7.9
PCRecruiter
9.0
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
ApplicantStack
8.0
PCRecruiter
7.3
Candidate Search
ApplicantStack
7.5
PCRecruiter
9.0
Applicant Tracking
ApplicantStack
9.0
PCRecruiter
9.0
Collaboration
ApplicantStack
8.4
PCRecruiter
9.0
Task Creation and Delegation
ApplicantStack
8.5
PCRecruiter
8.5
Email Templates
ApplicantStack
9.5
PCRecruiter
8.6
User Permissions
ApplicantStack
8.5
PCRecruiter
9.0
Notifications and Alerts
ApplicantStack
8.0
PCRecruiter
7.9
Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.9
PCRecruiter
8.2

Pros

ApplicantStack

  • 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
Stacey Smith profile photo

PCRecruiter

  • I am not a computer person but find it easy to work with
  • Notes, tracking and linking candidates to companies
  • Holding history
  • Uploading candidates
  • Just simple with a lot of functions
  • Searching the database is very easy and preparing lists to call is simple. It is easy to expand or narrow searches as needed.
  • I love the interface between Outlook and PCR it makes it very easy to not have multiple screens to go back and forth to.
Tom Lampl profile photo

Cons

ApplicantStack

  • I believe this stems from integration with our website, but ever since our franchisor changed the layout of our application, we have had issues with people being able to complete our application. We very recently reduced our initial application to contact information only and have seen a twofold increase in the number of completed "applications". Technological ability is not a part of the job we mainly hire for, so this has worked better for us.
  • Setting up forms on the onboarding side can be arduous, but it is done so infrequently that it's not a deterrent for us. Once you have a setup that works, you're golden. You do have to use Internet Explorer when modifying forms to be able to save changes for some reason.
  • If you don't have someone tech savvy on staff, you will need to contact ApplicantStack staff to make changes to your application. They have been very helpful for me the couple times I have needed help.
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PCRecruiter

  • We have used third party apps for analytics with PCRecruiter. We are waiting for their own solutions, which is expected late 2016 or early 2017. With that feature, there really isn't anything missing.
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Likelihood to Renew

ApplicantStack

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter 8.9
Based on 8 answers
The product is easy to use, has good functionality and I've not had any problems with it crashing or loss of data. It does the job that we need it to do.
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Usability

ApplicantStack

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter 8.5
Based on 3 answers
I think there is a lot of room to improve, but it's great...
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Reliability and Availability

ApplicantStack

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I have had little to no downtime with PC Recruiter (except for planned maintenance). Whether I am using it on my laptop or the mobile versions (iPad and Android based phone), I am able to get to my information quickly and easily
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Performance

ApplicantStack

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter 9.6
Based on 2 answers
Except for an occassional "bug" in the software the system works very well and has for many years and thru sevewral upgrades.
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Support

ApplicantStack

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter 9.1
Based on 2 answers
The technical support team is awesome. Very knowledgeable and if it is something out of the ordinary they will quickly find the answer or someone that has the expertise to help. I have never had a bad experience with PCR technical support services. They are first class.
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Alternatives Considered

ApplicantStack

Customization of all aspects of the job board/posting that the candidate sees.
Stacey Smith profile photo

PCRecruiter

Why PCRecruiter? Value for money. No hidden costs. Functionality and customisation. Honesty in sales process. Full (not partial or limited) Outlook integration
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Return on Investment

ApplicantStack

  • 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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PCRecruiter

  • The relatively low operating costs enables money to be spent elsewhere on candidate sourcing solutions.
  • The Android app means that you never have to worry about noting candidate or client contact details before going on the road.
  • The job board is a handy addition which saves spending more money on specific job posting solutions.
Andy Forbes profile photo

Pricing Details

ApplicantStack

General

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

ApplicantStack Editions & Modules

ApplicantStack
Additional Pricing Details

PCRecruiter

General

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

PCRecruiter Editions & Modules

PCRecruiter
Edition
Basic 2-Year Contract
$851
1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts available based on number of users, affiliations, length of contract, and other needs.

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