CATS Applicant Tracking System vs. Keka HR

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CATS ATS
Score 7.7 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
Keka HR
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Keka HR is an HR & Payroll Management System. The vendor states that Keka's architecture has reshaped employee experience and adaptability in India, and further state that with all HR functionality under 1 umbrella, Keka has made a huge dent in the HRMS ecosystem. Key Features: Payroll management system Attendance & Leave management Applicant Tracking System Performance Management System Timesheet Travel & Expense…N/A
Pricing
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemKeka HR
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 ATSKeka HR
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsPlease visit the CATS pricing page to compare plans and features
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Community Pulse
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemKeka HR
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemKeka HR
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
Keka HR
-
Ratings
Job Requisition Management9.517 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting9.517 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.617 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting10.017 Ratings00 Ratings
Customized Application Form9.518 Ratings00 Ratings
Resume Management8.119 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention4.618 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate Search6.219 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking7.619 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration8.612 Ratings00 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation8.615 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates9.519 Ratings00 Ratings
User Permissions8.517 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts9.517 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting4.718 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
CATS Applicant Tracking System
-
Ratings
Keka HR
9.3
5 Ratings
12% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings9.75 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
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User Ratings
CATS Applicant Tracking SystemKeka HR
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(28 ratings)
8.7
(5 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 SystemKeka HR
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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Keka HR
Specific Scenarios Where Keka HR Excels:1. Mid-sized Businesses with Diverse HR Needs 2. Organizations Emphasizing User-Friendly Interfaces. 3. Companies Emphasizing Employee Directory and Communication. Scenarios Where Keka HR Can Improve: 1. Advanced Reporting and Analytics Needs. 2. Highly Specialized Industry Requirements.In conclusion, Keka HR is a strong choice for mid-sized businesses with a range of HR needs, especially those valuing user-friendly interfaces. While it may not be the optimal fit for organizations with advanced reporting demands or mobile-centric operations, its overall performance makes it a recommendable solution for many HR management scenarios.
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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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Keka HR
  • Salary
  • Leaves and Attendance
  • Expenses and Travel
  • Manage Tax
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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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Keka HR
  • Keka HR can add more features for employees, like alerts
  • Keka HR can improve tracking dashboard by adding charts
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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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Keka HR
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Usability
CATS Software
not recruiter friendly. workflow is not good
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Keka HR
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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Keka HR
No answers on this topic
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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Keka HR
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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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Keka HR
Rippling has a complex user interface and someone needs to guide me to get acquainted with the usage of the portal daily unlike Keka HR it's really clear for what purpose we need to use the portal to make maximum use of it. It has more market range but Keka HR stole my heart by simplifying my work.
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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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Keka HR
  • Salary and Tax Management is made easy for employee
  • Team Management and Team Performance can be tracked
  • Accurate in Payroll Processing
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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

Keka HR Screenshots

Screenshot of Leave DashboardScreenshot of Attendance & Time tracking dashboardScreenshot of Keka Dashboard