Auzmor Hire vs. SmartSearch ATS

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Auzmor Hire
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Auzmor Hire, from Auzmor in West Des Moines, is an application tracking system featuring candidate management, interview scheduling, and onboarding workflows.N/A
SmartSearch ATS
Score 6.6 out of 10
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SmartSearch is a web-based talent acquisition and staffing management software. Features include job posting to job boards and social media outlets, resume parsing, and automated workflow. SmartSearch advertises robust customer service and implementation assistance.N/A
Pricing
Auzmor HireSmartSearch ATS
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Auzmor HireSmartSearch ATS
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Auzmor HireSmartSearch ATS
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Auzmor Hire
9.0
1 Ratings
12% above category average
SmartSearch ATS
3.4
17 Ratings
81% below category average
Job Requisition Management9.11 Ratings3.017 Ratings
Company Website Posting9.11 Ratings3.017 Ratings
Publish to Social Media9.11 Ratings1.013 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting9.11 Ratings1.017 Ratings
Customized Application Form9.11 Ratings9.016 Ratings
Resume Management9.11 Ratings1.017 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention9.11 Ratings10.016 Ratings
Candidate Search9.11 Ratings3.017 Ratings
Applicant Tracking9.11 Ratings3.017 Ratings
Collaboration9.11 Ratings1.015 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation9.11 Ratings1.014 Ratings
Email Templates9.11 Ratings1.016 Ratings
User Permissions9.11 Ratings1.016 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts9.11 Ratings5.513 Ratings
Reporting8.21 Ratings8.016 Ratings
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User Ratings
Auzmor HireSmartSearch ATS
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(1 ratings)
6.0
(31 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(18 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(10 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.4
(8 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Auzmor HireSmartSearch ATS
Likelihood to Recommend
Auzmor
I would recommend Auzmor Hire to anyone who is having a hard time in managing applicants and using multiple tools to get the work done. Auzmor Hire is simple to use ATS wherein you need not have any prior experience in using ATS. If you are struggling with posting same job on multiple job boards then you can integrate all your Job boards with Auzmor Hire so that with "One Click Posting", you can post the job across all the job boards. If you do not have paid job boards then Auzmor Hire has free job boards that you could always use. They are also adding few more in coming weeks.
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
I think our environment has stretched SmS and their capabilities (positively) but we have grown together and developed an enormously capable system together that is now very well integrated into our business. For doing applicant tracking, requisition management and offer management that has really been strong. I think we can partner together and build some better analytics and reporting capabilities that would be better suited for our business.
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Pros
Auzmor
  • The Recipe Templates are an amazing option that helps us to automate Manual rejection, Sending Automated Emails, Questionnaire and Notifications when a score card is submitted by the Interviewer.
  • Integrating Email Suite so that Email communication, Calendar Invites are synced to the ATS
  • Being able to define the Recruiting Preferences and change it at the Job level
  • Auzmor Hire Chrome Extension that helps us to Capture the details of the candidate from LinkedIn and add them to the Job on ATS with one click.
  • Scoring the applicants based on the answering the Screening Questions is a great option to filter the candidates
  • We can disqualify the candidate who have not met the criteria and give reasons so that we can track what are the major disqualifying reason.
  • Integrating our Website's Career page with Auzmor Hire so that every job posted on ATS is automatically posted on Career's Page.
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
  • The search functions are outstanding. It is the reason we originally went with SmartSearch many years ago. The ability to do very simple or complex searches gives the recruiting staff great flexibility in how they look for and narrow down candidates.
  • The hire and onboarding traks allow us to create very specific processes we want our staff to follow to insure a consistent and repeatable result. I can create traks that can be very general or traks that literally provide emails and reminders to all of the players (recruiters, managers, candidates, etc...) every step of the way. This is particularly helpful where we have customers who have extremely stringent contractual guidelines that must be followed.
  • Support. Their customer support is second to none. We always joke that they are our favorite vendor to deal with.... Anytime we have an issue or question. They are there to walk us through it. The training is on target and the staff has always been friendly and more than eager to help make us successful with the tool.
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Cons
Auzmor
  • Nothing that i know but it would be great to add more free job boards
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
  • SmartSearch has a steep learning curve if you want to extensively use the features like automated tasks and the report writer
  • Technical support is spotty and sometimes very frustrating, they don't respond for weeks at a time.
  • SmartSearch user interface is old and has far less ability to customize the interface than other tracking systems
  • SmartSearch has virtually no ability to connect directly with other software and allows now other software to connect in - so no Microsoft Flow, no Zapier, no mail parser, etc. and since Smart Search capabilities are limited, not being able to integrate it with other platforms easily is unfortunate.
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Likelihood to Renew
Auzmor
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
I believe over the past 30 or so pages (or so it seems), you have every reason for my business to continue as a SmartSearch ATS client and user. The support is off the charts great the few times I need them (generally not even once per year). My business has been a client since 2004. That should say it all.
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Usability
Auzmor
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
There are so many facets of SmartSearch, that to know everything about it is nearly impossible. While it is mainly straight forward, there is a lot. After using the program for a while, you become pretty comfortable with the basics and can start adding some of the other features.
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Reliability and Availability
Auzmor
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
My license for SmartSearch goes back to 2004. It has always been available for me - don't remember a single time it was not available in all of those years.
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Support Rating
Auzmor
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
Once you get the 1 person on the phone they are very knowledgeable and tend to solve the problem. The issue is there are not enough resources to handle all the clients. Their primary clients are "recruiting firms" and I think that is where most of the their support resources go
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Implementation Rating
Auzmor
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
Using the basic functions of SmartSearch is an easy implementation. But consider carefully what your organization needs to really drive placements. Because we only did a basic implementation first, we were caught off guard when later trying to implement more functions and realizing that the capabilities were limited or were difficult to learn and implement and realizing that tech support was not going to be consistent.
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Alternatives Considered
Auzmor
We have not used any ATS in the past but we did explore many ATS service providers wherein most of them we complex to use.
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
Functionally, SmartSearch is not on the same page as ZipRecruiter. ZipRecruiter as a platform is much more geared toward helping applicants and is essentially a glorified resume database. SmartSearch offers so much more in terms of features and abilities, that would not really be appropriate to try and compare the two. Similarly, the overall use of SmartSearch is an apples and oranges comparison to LinkedIn Talent. LinkedIn is great for sourcing and attracting talent, but in terms of tracking candidates all the way through a hiring process and tracking a heavy volume of job orders across a variety of states and locations, the two just don't really compare.
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Return on Investment
Auzmor
  • Auzmor Hire has help us in getting better candidate through the Job boards they have suggested via Job Target Integration.
  • We have seen drastic improvements in time to hire & cost per hire
  • We maintain a database of all candidates in the Talent Pool so that when there's a similar job opening i don't have to look out for candidates, I can quickly filter them by tags in Talent Pool.
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Advanced Personnel Systems (SmartSearch)
  • That's easy - they have helped us grown and make more money. The core element of their technology (e.g. the ability to search for, identify and contact candidates is excellent).
  • They are a business partner and do their very best to help us succeed.
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