6 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 100
45 Ratings
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Score 6.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Adapt by Bullhorn ranks higher in 1 feature set: Recruiting / ATS

Recruiting / ATS

7.2

Adapt by Bullhorn

72%
6.9

SilkRoad Recruiting

69%
Adapt by Bullhorn ranks higher in 8/15 features

Job Requisition Management

7.5
75%
3 Ratings
7.3
73%
14 Ratings

Company Website Posting

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
8.3
83%
14 Ratings

Publish to Social Media

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
7.7
77%
12 Ratings

Job Search Site Posting

7.0
70%
3 Ratings
7.7
77%
13 Ratings

Customized Application Form

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
5.3
53%
12 Ratings

Resume Management

7.0
70%
3 Ratings
7.0
70%
14 Ratings

Duplicate Candidate Prevention

5.5
55%
3 Ratings
7.3
73%
13 Ratings

Candidate Search

7.5
75%
3 Ratings
8.3
83%
14 Ratings

Applicant Tracking

7.0
70%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
14 Ratings

Collaboration

6.5
65%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
14 Ratings

Task Creation and Delegation

7.5
75%
3 Ratings
7.7
77%
10 Ratings

Email Templates

7.0
70%
3 Ratings
6.3
63%
14 Ratings

User Permissions

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
4.3
43%
14 Ratings

Notifications and Alerts

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
5.3
53%
14 Ratings

Reporting

5.5
55%
3 Ratings
5.3
53%
14 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Adapt by Bullhorn is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

Adapt by Bullhorn

80%
3 Ratings
6.3

SilkRoad Recruiting

63%
30 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Adapt by Bullhorn

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0

SilkRoad Recruiting

50%
12 Ratings

Usability

Adapt by Bullhorn

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0

SilkRoad Recruiting

60%
3 Ratings

Availability

Adapt by Bullhorn

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

SilkRoad Recruiting

90%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Adapt by Bullhorn

90%
2 Ratings
5.0

SilkRoad Recruiting

50%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Bullhorn

I would highly recommend this software to other businesses because it is a great tool especially for simplifying all of the hiring processes and at the same time giving consultancies regarding recruitment. It is also very appropriate for companies that are providing staffing services. Hence, this is a great fit for companies and after doing personal research this tool should definitely be tried and implemented. This product delivers high performance and quality to its users. In spite of so much competition, this product is offering its services competitively and that is what I really appreciate about it.
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SilkRoad

I think OpenHire is best for a small company (max about 2500 employees). The more employees you have the more HR people you should have and this can get expensive. I know most larger companies are using more advanced systems as well (Workday). During the selection process be sure to determine how many OpenHire users you would need. Ask whether your managers will be willing to work in the system as well or whether HR would have to own the entire process. If you are EEOC compliant, make sure you ask about diversity posting, APP tracking of applicants, and reporting needs. If you require an onboarding tool, SilkRoad offers RedCarpet. I found it to be very complex and hiring managers refused to use it. If you require an onboarding tool, definitely look into it. The demo may look great but there were a lot of implementation steps done to make it work and it just didn't fit our company culture. So make sure it fits yours.
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Pros

Bullhorn

  • Client, candidate and contact records stored in one place
  • Good performance and clear UI produce high level of vision on profiles
  • Reporting systems is clear and generate handy reports for all levels
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SilkRoad

  • The ease of use when it comes to create requisitions from a hiring managers side of things is definitely a positive. It's very much user intuitive and the specifications can be completely customized as to what a company would like to appear within said requisition.
  • Candidate correspondence is an absolute breeze as you can custom load templates into the system that can be edited at any time through an administrator in your company instead of having to go through a technical support team on the other side of things.
  • Overall, it's a pretty no muss no fuss system to use as there's not a great layer of complication about it and like most things, spaced practice and consistent exposure to it tend to iron out those rough edges. From an administration standpoint, adding in locations and hiring managers is incredibly simplistic along with reporting functionality.
  • Candidate folders have come a long way in the system and are much more user friendly at this point than when I began using the system some four years ago. It's very easy to shift candidate profiles between folders and edit on the fly.
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Cons

Bullhorn

  • Slower
  • missing key integration factors
  • ability to customize report views
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SilkRoad

  • OpenHire's user roles can create issues depending on how your company's hiring process flows. For example, at one company, the hiring managers were extremely involved in screening candidates yet the system seems very geared towards use of centralized recruiters who distribute candidates. The lack of ability to customize roles and security to match our managers' needs created additional burden on HR as well as frustration from hiring managers.
  • I experienced several problems uploading documents to accompany a candidate's offer. There was a limit on the number, size and type of attachments that could be included, and there was no alternative (as vetted with OpenHire) besides sending a separate correspondence to the candidate. I found this to appear unprofessional to the candidate as well as creating an extra step in the process for HR/recruiting.
  • The requisition process had a few issues which created inefficiencies in the process. Firstly, for times when you need to post a role confidentially outside of your standard process, there was no way to designate the req as 'confidential'. Instead, you had to use the 'executive' status which created issues (ie: inaccurate data in reporting). Secondly, OpenHire was unable to upload the company directory of emails in the requisition approver fields so rather than being able to select from a drop-down or using a 'smart' field, you had to type each approver's email out manually thus increasing the potential for error and delay in the process.
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Pricing Details

Adapt by Bullhorn

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Adapt by Bullhorn editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    SilkRoad Recruiting

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    SilkRoad Recruiting editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Bullhorn

      No answers on this topic

      SilkRoad

      It was a great solution for the company in all aspects, especially the cost. The company was not in a position to afford a solution such as Oracle PeopleSoft. The only reason we did not renew OpenHire was we got acquired by a much larger organization and started utilizing the tools that the parent company had available
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      Usability

      Bullhorn

      No answers on this topic

      SilkRoad

      It's not a bad system to use, there just seems to be so much click through to get one task achieved. Once you know all the little routes and pieces it gets easier.
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      Support Rating

      Bullhorn

      • It is just good software that produces outstanding performance and close matches the professional support team from AdaptUX.
      • Through many years of usage, Adapt customer support provides our company high-level support and helps in any complicated cases.
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      SilkRoad

      The support for Silkroad is awful. I know they are working on it and it seems to be slightly better but it's still not great. I have had multiple cases I have never heard from them on, others I have had to follow-up multiple times and one that took a year
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      Alternatives Considered

      Bullhorn

      This product is great software as compared to other alternatives available in the market because it is best when it comes to the management of the recruitment processes. Moreover, the deep integration that this tool provides is a distinct feature in its own which makes this product a recognizable tool all over the world.
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      SilkRoad

      NeoGov is a more simple system but just being able to require specific documents has been a huge time saver for us. Other elements in NeoGov aren't as robust but still it saves me a lot of time compared to OpenHire.
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      Return on Investment

      Bullhorn

      • made it easy to share information while working from home
      • lack of customized reports make you double work
      • integration with linkedin is very helpful
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      SilkRoad

      • The cost was very high
      • It made managers more involved in the process
      • It got managers involved earlier than they had been in the past
      • It forced managers to stay involved in their recruiting and not just wait for HR to hire someone
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