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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 6.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Brightmove

Brightmove is well suited to a large active team of recruiters. It is too expensive to be good for a smaller shop, especially if there are several users. If you are considering this product, I recommend that you ask about upgrades and improvements, "up time", what the service response is like, what new interfaces they are planning, what will be included in the next release, and how that new release will be communicated in advance
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

I personally, am not a fan of SumTotal. I have worked on several different HRIS and Payroll systems which outweigh all aspects of SumTotal (Lawson Interface Desktop, Ceridian Dayforce, ADP Enterprise, and Ultimate Software's UltiPro). As antiquated as Lawson felt, it had more functionality than SumTotal. Of course, all others I worked on were for the most part cloud based and had modern functionality to go with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Brightmove
9.6
SumTotal Talent Development
Job Requisition Management
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Company Website Posting
Brightmove
8.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Publish to Social Media
Brightmove
8.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Job Search Site Posting
Brightmove
9.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Customized Application Form
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Resume Management
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Candidate Search
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Applicant Tracking
Brightmove
9.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Collaboration
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Task Creation and Delegation
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Email Templates
Brightmove
9.9
SumTotal Talent Development
User Permissions
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Notifications and Alerts
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
Reporting
Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development

Human Resource Management

Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.9
Employee demographic data
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Employment history
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
5.0
Job profiles and administration
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
2.0
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Organizational charting
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Organization and location management
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
2.0

Payroll Management

Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
3.3
Pay calculation
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
8.0
Support for external payroll vendors
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Benefit plan administration
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Direct deposit files
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0

Leave and Attendance Management

Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0
Balance details
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0

Employee Self Service

Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0
View and generate pay and benefit information
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
5.0
Update personal information
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
2.0
View job history
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
2.0

HR Reporting

Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0
Report builder
Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
1.0

Pros

Brightmove

  • Power search is a great tool to search through the resumes in the ATS.
  • It's one of the least expensive ATS options.
Chris Ammann | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

  • Assign complete learning plans to users so they don't have to spend time searching for courses.
  • Export learner's transcripts so managers can easily see their employee's progress.
  • Embed Social Media feeds that are relevant to their business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Brightmove

  • Brightmove could offer more detailed and user friendly reports.
  • Brightmove could add more screening questions to applicants when they are applying to a job. The feature that is already there is not really useful.
  • Brightmove needs to separate internal applicants from external applicants.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

  • Navigation (too many clicks to get anything done).
  • Reporting is complicated.
  • Buttons everywhere that don't do anything.
  • Features enabled that don't fully work or function the way they should.
  • Support for the product is lacking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Brightmove

Brightmove 5.5
Based on 3 answers
Brightmove has worked well as we are a company with 120 employees. For as long as we stay around this size, we will continue with Brightmove, but as we grow we will start looking for an ATS that can directly tie into our CRM (NetSuite). The price point is great for the functionality when compared to other ATS solutions
Patrick Scally | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

SumTotal Talent Development 6.0
Based on 5 answers
I have transitioned from a position who supported the product to a position where I use the product. I continue to be impressed with the robustness of the product and how efficient it is. It is a user friendly software that can be used to navigate and accomplish tasks to meet organizational requirements.
Kimberly Barricklow | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Brightmove

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SumTotal Talent Development

SumTotal Talent Development 2.0
Based on 2 answers
I do not find SumTotal to be intuitive. I feel we need to adjust our needs to meet the functionality available in the tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Brightmove

Brightmove 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The Customer Support is the best part of using this ATS vs others. They have a chat feature on the home page where you can ask a question and have a Customer Service rep help you in less than a minute. I have found that to be invaluable and a life saver on several occasions. I'm not sure you get that kind of service from a bigger ATS provider.
Chris Ammann | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

SumTotal Talent Development 3.0
Based on 4 answers
We have our own IT support to assist in SumTotal issues, however, we have had to log in cases directly. Support is mediocre at best.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Brightmove

Brightmove 5.0
Based on 1 answer
The Info Tech conversion and implementation team was too small to meet our needs
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Brightmove

It isn't even remotely close how much better Brightmove is compared to PCRecruiter. PCRecruiter is living in the early 90s, while Brightmove has brought recruiting and ATS software into 2018. Highly recommend it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

When I came to my company, they had been using a "light" LMS called Articulate. It was cheap and bare bones; i.e. not a lot of features, really just a platform to launch eLearning from and not real interface for student to utilize. When I began to overhaul the training department, this was one of the first things I changed. Articulate would only run courses built in their software, and the software was not 508 compliant. In addition, we had no ability to create learning plans, house transcripts, customize the interface, or manage the students. I made the choice to select and LMS that was a true LMS with all of the features that were critical to our clients' needs. Thus far, SumTotal has been able to support all of our needs, except one; mobile learning that is media rich
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Brightmove

  • Our previous ATS experienced a lot of technical issues and down time which translated to lost revenue for our organization in placements and time to fill. Brightmove provided strong support if and when there was a technical support issue.
  • Our recruitment team increased their productivity by 20% within the first three months of use.
Christie McPherson | TrustRadius Reviewer

SumTotal Talent Development

  • Clean front-end user interface for easier course catalog management.
  • Reporting has been more difficult than previous LMS.
  • Audience building has more variables making it more difficult to manage.
  • Slower overall client turnaround due to admin side interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Brightmove

General

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

Brightmove Editions & Modules

Edition
Subscription$625.001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

SumTotal Talent Development

General

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

SumTotal Talent Development Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Brightmove
9.0
SumTotal Talent Development
1.1

Likelihood to Renew

Brightmove
5.5
SumTotal Talent Development
6.0

Usability

Brightmove
SumTotal Talent Development
2.0

Reliability and Availability

Brightmove
7.0
SumTotal Talent Development

Support Rating

Brightmove
10.0
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0

Implementation Rating

Brightmove
5.0
SumTotal Talent Development

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