CATS Applicant Tracking System vs. GoHire

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CATS ATS
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
CATS is a web-based recruiting software. Users can manage the entire recruiting process including custom job applications, posting jobs, resume parsing, custom recruitment workflows, and generating customized reports. Pricing is tiered per user, per month.
$69
per month
GoHire
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
GoHire is designed to allow the company to get everything needed to launch a better employer brand and attract top applicants with employer branding tools.N/A
Pricing
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemGoHire
Editions & Modules
Annual Pro Plan
$69
per user, per month
Monthly Pro Plan
$99
per user, per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CATS ATSGoHire
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsPlease visit the CATS pricing page to compare plans and features2 minute setup Cancel anytime 24/7 UK Support
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Community Pulse
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemGoHire
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemGoHire
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
CATS Applicant Tracking System
8.2
19 Ratings
3% above category average
GoHire
7.7
2 Ratings
3% below category average
Job Requisition Management9.517 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Company Website Posting9.517 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.617 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting10.017 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Customized Application Form9.518 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Resume Management8.119 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention4.618 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Candidate Search6.219 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Applicant Tracking7.619 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Collaboration8.612 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation8.615 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Email Templates9.519 Ratings8.01 Ratings
User Permissions8.517 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts9.517 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Reporting4.718 Ratings9.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemGoHire
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(28 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.4
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
2.7
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
5.9
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.5
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemGoHire
Likelihood to Recommend
CATS Software
It has a great parsing feature and the extension is very helpful. Many ATS systems do not support parsing within LinkedIn...this one does. I was sad to see this option go when we finally transitioned. I would almost keep CATS just for the LinkedIn parsing if I knew I could easily get the information OUT of the system once it was there. A good API/webhook would be great, but sadly the API connections don't work well. Our firm also works with companies with multiple sites all across the US. There was never a way to "nest" a location with a parent company. Because of this, being able to research or report on a true client relationship was not possible. It was a very manual process.
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GoHire
If you need to hire one person then the software is a bit overkill for you. If you are looking to hire multiple people in different departments and would like to schedule interviews with multiple candidates, then this would be a good win for you. My company is a circus company, so we have to list multiple jobs often. This allows us to track those jobs and the people with ease.
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Pros
CATS Software
  • Simple to implement, SaaS based tool that needs no in-house IT support or resources
  • Customizable reports, labels, fields, applications
  • Affordable
  • No long term contract, month-to-month with ability to cancel anytime
  • Data backups are simple
  • Email directly from the candidate record with response coming into Outlook is easy to configure and creates record and updates status automatically
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GoHire
  • Organizing and listing of openings at companies
  • Tracking potential candidates
  • Following up with potential candidates and creating shortlists
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Cons
CATS Software
  • I would like to see either an integration with a robust reporting tool that would allow me to design my own custom reports with a data export or more built-in reporting options.
  • Mobile app is currently mostly just a look-up tool. I would like it to have the ability to do more - add tasks, update pipelines, etc.
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GoHire
  • Integration with third party software such as WordPress is lacking
  • Didn't really have too many other major issues with the software
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Likelihood to Renew
CATS Software
Our company has been using it and enjoying the benefits for a few years now. Its a perfect system for our end goal of finding the best candidate effectively and being able to track and write reports on our progress.
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GoHire
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Usability
CATS Software
not recruiter friendly. workflow is not good
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GoHire
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
CATS Software
I've had mixed results with asking for support. Sometimes they gave a quick answer and sometimes my emails were never responded to. Some responses were a single word.
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GoHire
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Implementation Rating
CATS Software
This is an incredibly easy system to implement. There is no hardware or software required, it's entirely SaaS based. Compared to other systems I've implemented, it's breathtaking. Customization can all be done directly in the tool, there is no need for any involvement of consultants and most of the information you cannot figure out intuitively is covered in the knowledge base
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GoHire
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Alternatives Considered
CATS Software
We used to use Sendouts (prior to it being acquired by Bullhorn) - and it wasn't browser based like CATS so instead of being able to access it from a home computer, laptop, mobile phone, etc. you could only use it on the computer with the software uploaded - which is a hindrance. It also wasn't as customizable as CATS. We picked CATS because it the price was right, it was browser-based, had email-integration, and integrates with social media and job posting services to share your jobs
with the public.
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GoHire
GoHire helps more. They can help you make a perfect finish resume. They can so keep track on your application progress. You can also message companies about your application work status. And it's free to sign up. Their is always new job posting everyday. So this application is pretty popular compare to the rest.
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Return on Investment
CATS Software
  • We went from Excel spreadsheets to using CATS so honestly anything would be an improvement. But CATS has saved tremendous time on an on-going basis in terms of managing the career portal automatically.
  • Being able to log email conversations with the click of a button from Outlook right into CATS has been a time-saver and also has helped numerous times in providing better follow-through to candidates and providing better tracking of candidate interactions and what they have previously said (or not).
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GoHire
  • Time is money. This software allows us to streamline the process of listing and reviewing candidates.
  • The software allowed us to better see a "Birdseye" view of all the applicants that we have, to make more informed hiring decisions.
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ScreenShots

CATS ATS Screenshots

Screenshot of Easily view candidates, without leaving the job order, using the candidate preview. Even quickly communicate with candidate via SMS without leaving your current screen.Screenshot of Candidate ProfileScreenshot of Add filters to quickly search and narrow down your candidate database.Screenshot of