13 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 100
46 Ratings
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Score 6.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

Jobscience is a good fit for medium to large organizations, especially those who have various different lines of business and need one system to be able to handle them all. It is very difficult for me to imagine another system being able to accommodate the very different ways of doing business between our departments. Only a highly flexible system could have a chance at doing that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SilkRoad Recruiting

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
7.9
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.1
Resume Management
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
8.0
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.0
Candidate Search
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
8.3
SilkRoad Recruiting
8.0
Reporting
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
7.4
SilkRoad Recruiting
6.0
Job Requisition Management
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.5
Company Website Posting
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
8.0
Publish to Social Media
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.5
Job Search Site Posting
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.5
Customized Application Form
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
5.5
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.5
Applicant Tracking
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
8.0
Collaboration
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
8.0
Task Creation and Delegation
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
8.0
Email Templates
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
7.0
User Permissions
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
5.0
Notifications and Alerts
Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
6.0

Pros

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

  • JobScience is extremely customizable and flexible. This is a strength because you can tailor it to your workflow, rather than having to change your workflow to fit a software.
  • JobScience is the most intuitive ATS / CRM I have ever used. This is particularly important when hiring and training new employees. The faster they can come up to speed on the core software in your business, the faster they can start generating revenue.
  • JobScience has extremely powerful built in reports. I have yet to need a report that I couldn't build using the internal report wizard. It helps us understand all the numbers at the heart of our business, which is critical in decision making situations.
  • JobScience also has powerful automation components. The email alerts and automated tasks you can set up are great and boost efficiency. We use them a lot, and I suspect we may have only scratched the surface.
Elias Cobb | TrustRadius Reviewer

SilkRoad Recruiting

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

  • Multiple users - when multiple users edit a page, it doesn't show that there is someone else on the page and it only lets one person edit which can cause the information to be lost.
  • Action grid - it is a helpful page to use however it is extremely slow and takes a long time to load and can be a bit finicky.
  • It's simple - this is is also a positive, but I also think there could be additional resources added to it to make it more up to date and advanced.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SilkRoad Recruiting

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SilkRoad Recruiting

SilkRoad Recruiting 5.0
Based on 12 answers
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
Oksana Lukash, PHR, CCP (ksusha45@yahoo.com) | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SilkRoad Recruiting

SilkRoad Recruiting 6.0
Based on 3 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SilkRoad Recruiting

SilkRoad Recruiting 5.0
Based on 2 answers
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
Erin Seay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

We use Jobscience to add candidates, upload resumes, and have certain fields such as Name, Location, Compensation Details, Non-compete Details, Packet highlights, and of course the Resume field, all of which are required in order to create a packet to submit to our clients. These packets are created using Conga ActionGrid, so Jobscience allows us to input all the information, and it would be great if we could create a packet directly through Jobscience, but we require Conga ActionGrid, as that is then used in Adobe PDF to create the final packet.
Shalini Gandhi | TrustRadius Reviewer

SilkRoad Recruiting

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.
Diaman Amsler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

  • It is convenient because I can see nationwide activity logged in the database from other locations in real time.
  • It's not a negative impact, just isn't as lead-generation or easy to use for candidate pool search as I would like.
Elizabeth Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

SilkRoad Recruiting

  • 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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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SilkRoad Recruiting

Pricing Details

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)

General

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

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued) Editions & Modules

Edition
Practice$1001
Placement$1251
Workforce$1331
  1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details

SilkRoad Recruiting

General

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

SilkRoad Recruiting Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
7.5
SilkRoad Recruiting
6.5

Likelihood to Renew

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
5.0

Usability

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
6.0

Reliability and Availability

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
9.0

Support Rating

Bullhorn Jobscience (discontinued)
SilkRoad Recruiting
5.0

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