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Score 6.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Bambu

Bambu has been helpful to shift our culture from one of reluctance and fear related to social media to one of acceptance.
Kelsey Kruzel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

Bullhorn is only appropriate for staffing/recruiting agencies, or internal corporate recruiters. It is made to track jobs, candidates, placements, and is not well suited for any other scenario. Bullhorn integrates with other, more robust software for sales and leads gen, but itself is not a sales or lead gen tool. Bullhorn works best when you integrate with the other services you're already using, like your background screening vendor, phone service, or other analytics tools.
Ingrid Reyes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.5
Job Requisition Management
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
5.8
Company Website Posting
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
7.8
Publish to Social Media
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
8.1
Job Search Site Posting
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
7.0
Customized Application Form
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.6
Resume Management
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
5.4
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.9
Candidate Search
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
7.5
Applicant Tracking
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
7.1
Collaboration
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.8
Task Creation and Delegation
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.7
Email Templates
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.2
User Permissions
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.4
Notifications and Alerts
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
5.4
Reporting
Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
4.6

Pros

Bambu

  • A very simple and intuitive UI (both desktop + mobile)
  • User reporting like "Leaderboard" reports which are key for wrapping an inventive program around employee advocacy for top performers
  • Product Management - in the time I've been using this platform the development team is constantly adding product enhancements and are very receptive to user feedback.
Mike Kissel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

  • Candidate Management- it is very easy to track and search your candidates. Candidates are the heart of your ATS in staffing and Bullhorn does a great job of making those candidates accessible.
  • Job Order Management-Being able to keep your job orders managed in a way that keeps you closest to money is a one of the best parts of the system. You can filter your lists, schedule your followups and keep on top of the orders that are the most urgent.
  • Configuration- the ability to configure the tool to the look and feel that matches your business.
  • Bullhorn CRM allows Account Managers to do their prospecting without cluttering the Company and Contact List with Company and Contacts that are not buyers or individuals that do not using staffing, not decision makers, etc. Leads allows AM's to pursue those individual within a different entity until they are vetted as buyers. The opportunities allow you to track those longer range opportunities versus storing them in a notebook or on an excel document. They become company IP for down the road.
  • Configuration of the CRM is huge asset. We have changed and configured our workflow several times over the past few years until we have decided on the workflow we want to move forward with. The tool allowed us to make these changes as we saw fit and without the time and cost of having to go through a PS channel.
  • The Lead and Opportunity dashboards help to keep you on track in a visual way so you can see the time cycle of your leads and opportunities.
Wendy Kennah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Bambu

  • I feel overall that Bambu is a great, cohesive tool. No major changes or updates needed that I can think of.
Nathan Phillips | TrustRadius Reviewer

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

  • If there is a chain of commands that need signatures, it would be nice to be able to push the document through instead of a hard copy.
  • Sometimes the drop-down functions don't match exact scenarios, it would be nice to be able to edit OTHER with an explanation.
  • It would be nice to connect the Recruitment side, to match when a candidate is added to the database by another recruiter but is actually a skill match for a requirement that you have been assigned to as the primary recruiter.
  • Being able to assign who is the Primary Recruiter, especially if working on a team of Recruiters
Catherine Soto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Bambu

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

Bullhorn ATS & CRM 7.7
Based on 11 answers
We have about 2 years left on our current contract; It would take a major change in the ATS marketplace for us to strongly consider opting out of renewal given the time and effort we have dedicated to building our our Bullhorn system. I will take the time to revisit with some of the competition down the road, but Bullhorn acquired our runner up, MaxHire, about a year back and continues to offer a solid product suite for our current and future needs.
Paul Sabatino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Bambu

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

Bullhorn ATS & CRM 6.6
Based on 6 answers
It isn't the best ATS out there. It lacks on both the recruitment and sales side. There is no way to differentiate between prospects, candidates, and clients. There isn't a way to merge accounts and names, so there are many duplicates. Too may paid add ons. I had a much longer review written up and the page just deleted it, but I wouldn't recommend Bullhorn first or even third. It feels like it hasn't been fully realized yet. There are certainly some good things about the product, but more areas where they can improve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Bambu

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

Bullhorn ATS & CRM 5.9
Based on 13 answers
It's been a nightmare experience. The initial sales team were brilliant, and the customer service is great from the tech team - they get in touch with you quickly. However; I was often finding workarounds myself, or being advised workarounds instead of having issues resolved (example - The DPA/Non DPA issue - an Excel spreadsheet can do this, yet a CRM cannot?).I was debited on the incorrect date & then when I requested they refund until the due date, I was re-debited again on the correct date. The communication was poor - their billing team are based in the US and there was no acknowledgement of the mistake. My initial consultant chased them down for me, and advised me of their error. Lucky. The product was oversold. For example; I was advised their 'merge docs' feature would allow me to pull data directly from the 'Overview,' 'Work Histories' which later proved to be false. Finally, when I requested to end my contract & transfer my data (I advised a specific date I needed it, when my CRM would be ready) they advised it would take 15 business days & I was to put no further data in my system during that 15 days, and then gave me my data after 3. I now have no CRM for 4 weeks
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Bambu

It was similar in that it helped us push prewritten messages out to our team, but the UX/UI was far more dated and not as intuitive. It's mobile app also wasn't very useful; made it difficult to edit messages and would constantly need you to log back in. The two things GaggleAMP had over Bambu however was more comprehensive analytics and the ability to automatically push out social posts
Gita Sukhraj | TrustRadius Reviewer

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

Bullhorn has a complete integrated feature where it speaks with Outlook; makes parsing candidates who submit their data and resume simple. This is effective when you are running a 360 desk as it saves time and helps you focus on prospecting for clients and candidates. Often times when the software is hard to navigate through or requires many steps to complete one entry, it becomes discouraging and you're less eager to enter the data properly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Bambu

  • Positive returns -- sharing our brand and enabling our employees to share and tell their stories, ultimately helping them reach their own goals.
Kelsey Kruzel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

  • We have realized a clear, positive benefit from Bullhorn's ability to integrate with other software. We have our background check vendor integrated within our CRM platform and by doing so have saved a great deal of time and money as a result.
Richard Knight | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Bambu

General

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

Bullhorn ATS & CRM

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Bambu
8.8
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
5.8

Likelihood to Renew

Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
7.7

Usability

Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
6.6

Support Rating

Bambu
Bullhorn ATS & CRM
5.9

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