iApplicants vs. Vultus Recruit

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
iApplicants
Score 5.0 out of 10
N/A
iApplicants is a cloud-based ATS that offers batch or mass communication with potential candidates via multiple channels, resume parsing, and data management. This particular platform is sought and used by small to midsize companies and is offered on a flexible payment schedule.
$800
per year
Vultus Recruit
Score 1.0 out of 10
N/A
Vultus Recruit is the most affordable cloud-based applicant tracking system. From creating a job to placing candidates, we provide all the necessary tools – publishing jobs to the world, sourcing candidates from job boards, scheduling interviews to managing pipelines. Make your team workflows fast, accurate & straightforward so that recruiters can focus on what truly matters: their candidates. Make your team workflows fast, accurate & straightforward so that…
$9.99
Per User Per Month
Pricing
iApplicantsVultus Recruit
Editions & Modules
ATS
$800.00
per year
30 +
$9.99
Per User Per Month
6 to 30
$14.99
Per User Per Month
1 to 5
$18.99
Per User Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
iApplicantsVultus Recruit
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Features
iApplicantsVultus Recruit
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
iApplicants
8.4
3 Ratings
5% above category average
Vultus Recruit
1.5
1 Ratings
137% below category average
Job Requisition Management9.01 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.02 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting6.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Customized Application Form8.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Resume Management8.02 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.42 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Candidate Search8.62 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Applicant Tracking9.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Collaboration10.01 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation8.01 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Email Templates9.42 Ratings1.01 Ratings
User Permissions8.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts10.03 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Reporting10.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
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iApplicantsVultus Recruit
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User Ratings
iApplicantsVultus Recruit
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(11 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.6
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.3
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.9
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.9
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
iApplicantsVultus Recruit
Likelihood to Recommend
iApplicants.com
In my opinion, they are well suited to any hiring scenario in which there are many applicants and you need to do an initial screening. The tests we use are effective in filtering out people who we have learned later or from experience would not work in our organization, those who have scored well have went on to be successful. It is an excellent tool.
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Vultus Inc.
They need to improve a lot on their development side. The sales and marketing side does well to get clients but the development side is not able to compliment them in the way they represent it in front of the client. They need to work really hard on the UI/UX development side as the interface and experience are lacking a long way back. Other ATS in the market are way better. Vultus would be cheaper but they are nowhere near the competitors already available in the market. We saw a lesser rate and tried it for some time and we needed to switch back to our older ATS. So not a very good or pleasant experience with them but if they update and become a bit better then can have a good chance because they do good marketing. Also as they are cheap so the start-up company might prefer them but would be the first thing to be changed once the company goes into the higher revenue phase. Other than that they did not even have any extra thing, it was just like other ATS, and probably the better ones would be available than Vultus. Let's see how they go ahead and work out the tough competition in the market.
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Pros
iApplicants.com
  • Innovation - iApplicants partners with other related businesses and develops tools to streamline processes. Their integration makes sense - e.g. integrated background checks or HR software integration.
  • Responsiveness - I don't think I've ever had a response that was beyond 24 hours of my request.
  • Training and Updates - The dashboard offers tutorials at your fingertips. Updates/announcements are displayed upon logging in. I appreciate having it there as a constant reminder, but without getting a lot of email notices that clutter my inbox.
  • Customization - I love that we can brand the application for a professional recruiting "portal" and add additional details about our company. Additional customizations are accessible to me as an end user via the GUI, so I don't have to make a request for everything.
  • The application is long enough to deter job hunters who are "click-happy" and apply to every job they come across - applications that allow job hunters to store their resume in the system and click to apply generated hundreds of unqualified people who were desperate for anything and didn't even read the job description. On the reverse side of the spectrum (particularly government systems), I've seen (experienced) online submissions that were so long and tedious and could take hours to complete online. While some fields are mandatory in the application, iApplicants doesn't require a candidiate to essentially re-key every piece of their resume into sections of an online form.
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Vultus Inc.
  • Their customer service was good
  • They were always open for new suggestions
  • They were ready to customize in any kind of pattern you want to set
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Cons
iApplicants.com
  • The version we used didn't have the look and feel of more sophisticated ATS systems, which often feel more user friendly. It would be nice if it had less of a database format.
  • The posting feature utilized a third party which was great but didn't post to real time and required some follow up administratively. The feature of posting from the system is fantastic and the number of options is great but for sites that require manual entry and approval just knowing you are waiting on a third party company to manually enter those postings, have them approved and then verify they have actually been posted live requires a bit more follow up than I prefer.
  • We had a posting delete and no technical explanation as to why or how. It took someone several days to realize it was gone which lost traction and was alarming when we realized that the technical support team had no idea how it happened or what could prevent it from happening again. Needless to say that led to having to verify all postings were active daily for several weeks after which was time consuming when you have 30 open requisitions at a time.
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Vultus Inc.
  • Their UI is very complex.
  • Their UX is something like, on the first day you would miss your previous ATS.
  • There is no ease of access
  • Many options are for the same result, and reports are very deep inside the scrolls.
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Likelihood to Renew
iApplicants.com
This is simply because as we expanded our business to include a staffing division, our technical needs of a tracking system greatly increased because now we needed to also track job orders, time sheets and billing. Had we simply stayed a software development company, we would have stayed with iApplicants as it fulfilled our needs at that time.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Usability
iApplicants.com
iApplicants is rare -- they offer both a great company (service, innovation, and ongoing development) with a product that really focuses on the needs of its users. It provides the basis for HR/legal reporting. It's easy to use, just logging in for the first time, so even my not-so-tech-savvy managers love it.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
iApplicants.com
I've used this product consistently for 8 years now. In that time, I've seen ONE time that they had a technical glitch -- and THEY were all over it. The only reason I even knew about it was an email alert they sent out to all clients, explaining the issue. They also had it fixed the same day.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Performance
iApplicants.com
It works. It's easy for everyone I've shared it with -- even my not-so-tech-savvy staff. When I hired a coordinator to handle routine HR duties, this was a simple transition to hand off to someone else without a lot of training. Sometimes it's a little slow downloading documents (resumes) from the site, but that could be a combination of issues that may not be related to their product. At one time, it wasn't able to accommodate newer Word documents (.doc vs. .docx), but they fixed that, as well.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
iApplicants.com
Responses are always within 24 hours. They don't nickel and dime for everything we request. I like that they understand the request and we're not caught in a flurry of emails or failed attempts. Customizations, when needed by the vendor, have been at no charge. Most modifications can be made from my administrative panel. Everyone I've dealt with at iApplicants has been positive -- there seems to be a great sense of ownership across all staff there.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Online Training
iApplicants.com
I thought the training was well structured and the demos well-paced. Topics are set up sequentially so one can watch each one and build on previous tutorials. However, they are broken down into segments so a user can hone in on just a specific area where help is needed and not waste time on other topics s/he may already know. I also like the fact that the tutorials are available on the home page of the admin login, so we don't have to hunt for topics in a huge "knowledgebase." It's easy to get a quick refresher when needed (or when ready to try out something a little more advanced) and apply it immediately.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
iApplicants.com
Great product support!
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
iApplicants.com
I would say the overall capability with the iApplicant system is fairly similar to what other products can offer. Our recruitment goes in streaks where we can have several positions at once and then there are times when we have no recruitment at all. So we didn't want to spend a lot of money on an applicant tracking system. I would say the biggest selling point for us was that the iApplicants allowed for our applicants to apply online and would improve our processes. But also that it was reasonably priced compared to the other products.
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Vultus Inc.
Vultus had no chance to stand against Ceipal or Bullhorn. Just their promotion and marketing team was good and secondly the customer service or the sales team. They showed us a good picture and gave us many options and also that we can customize it however we want. Also, it was cheaper than the other ones we were using. So we switched but literally after the training and all we started missing the prior ATS from which we switched to Vultus. The experience was not good, to be honest, and that was the reason we switched again from Vultus to Ceipal.
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Scalability
iApplicants.com
At the very basic level, it provides a place to post jobs and cross-post to free job boards. It could just be used by HR staff. However, it's more than just another place to post if one opts to utilize the full functionality-- it's an applicant management system that allows a user to pre-screen, organize, and collaborate on candidates with other users. They've added built-in background checks, reporting tools, community boards, integrated with larger/broader paid marketing opportunities, and affirmative action programs.
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Vultus Inc.
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
iApplicants.com
  • Increased employee efficiency
  • Faster lead conversion
  • The ability to identify qualified candidates
  • Increased and more effective communication with candidates
  • Source tracking to assist in determining where to best invest our recruiting resources, in turn increasing our ROI in our HR department
  • The job board has increased our ROI as well with increased visibility on multiple job boards that would otherwise increase overall expenses
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Vultus Inc.
  • Doesn't want to be specific but we have lost manpower efficiency due to the complex scrolls and options.
  • Database was not updated properly as there were fewer options to put in notes and had many unnecessary options.
  • Reports generation was a big task because the options and scrolls were hard to find and also too many options.
  • Very confusing and as i said many options did the same thing.
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