LinkedIn Talent Hub vs. myStaffingPro

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
LinkedIn Talent Hub
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
LinkedIn Talent is a recruiting solution. It offers core ATS capabilities, as well as proactive recruitment outreach tailored to LinkedIn’s site. LinkedIn Talent also enables competitive insights and recruitment marketing.N/A
myStaffingPro
Score 9.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
myStaffingPro is a web-based applicant tracking system (ATS) that offers applicant tracking, candidate recruiting, and onboarding in a scalable, configurable solution. It is a SaaS model makes it accessible from anywhere at any time, and offers unlimited integration capabilities. Some key features include: Social Recruiting, Interview Scheduling and Tracking, and Resume and Social Media Parsing.
$0
Per User per Month
Pricing
LinkedIn Talent HubmyStaffingPro
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
myStaffingPro Express
Per User per Month
myStaffingPro
Per User per Month
myStaffingPro Premier
Per User per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
LinkedIn Talent HubmyStaffingPro
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsPricing is based on the number of users and configuration selected.
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Features
LinkedIn Talent HubmyStaffingPro
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
7.0
77 Ratings
13% below category average
myStaffingPro
6.9
5 Ratings
14% below category average
Job Requisition Management4.163 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.167 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.067 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.169 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Customized Application Form7.059 Ratings6.04 Ratings
Resume Management7.065 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.953 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Candidate Search8.076 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.058 Ratings3.04 Ratings
Collaboration8.064 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation7.256 Ratings3.04 Ratings
Email Templates6.065 Ratings8.04 Ratings
User Permissions6.060 Ratings4.04 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts6.170 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Reporting7.761 Ratings10.04 Ratings
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User Ratings
LinkedIn Talent HubmyStaffingPro
Likelihood to Recommend
7.1
(79 ratings)
9.0
(12 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(1 ratings)
6.2
(6 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
6.7
(2 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
7.5
(22 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
LinkedIn Talent HubmyStaffingPro
Likelihood to Recommend
LinkedIn
I really feel like [LinkedIn Talent Hub] has great potential to be used by many many companies. I think if it is made a little more user friendly with a little more development on the back end to remove some bugs, this could be a potential game changer. I have enjoyed working and getting to know this.
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Paychex, Inc.
myStaffingPro is very easy to configure and setup and takes less than 2 business days to configure and get it up and running. It facilitates the HR Business Partners in their recruitment activities. For the Open Position in the Organization, with the use of the software, they can quickly shortlist the candidates with quick mix and match of the requirements. Interviews can be scheduled with the candidate. If a Candidate is selected, the proper background screening process is initiated and finally, the Onboarding process is also tightly integrated within the software.
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Pros
LinkedIn
  • Source of talent - LinkedIn has become the #1 place to engage talent.
  • Targeting / advertising / sponsoring employment ads are very effective. They are costly, but effective.
  • Connecting with talent via InMails and ability to send InMails to a pretty targeted audience with ease is great. This allows you to reach out/connect fast with people that "fit" what you are looking for. Other sites for recruiting, etc. are hit and miss. The quality of results is the strongest on LinkedIn and has been for many, many years.
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Paychex, Inc.
  • One strength of myStaffingPro is because of its heavy manual interface, there is a lot of detail and very specific reason codes. This is very useful for later reporting to get specific information on hires and rejects.
  • Also the ability to upload documents (CVs, resumes, phone screen notes, etc) is all located in a convenient place
  • The calendar function is good, there are stop measures to prevent double booking and the time zones are preset
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Cons
LinkedIn
  • Reporting. Major lacking here. If a job is closed then reopened (which that feature was recently removed), all reporting is wiped clean and picked back up with the "reopen" date. So it doesn't give a full history of the job activity.
  • Lacks adequate approvals in the system.
  • If you're a company with a risk of audits, I would not recommend Talent Hub. They lack compliance: the system allows us to "hire" someone who never applied to the job. Req history could be incomplete with the way reporting functions are set up. The system puts passive "sourced" candidates and applicants in the same bucket for pipeline workflows. Disposition status is inadequate and greatly lacking, etc.
  • Dashboard is not customizable.
  • We do not have our own unique req IDs. The system generates project IDs but these numbers are shared with all their clients, they're not unique to Ora so they are somewhat random and not in order.
  • They do not differentiate between a networking project and an approved requisition.
  • There's more, too many to list.
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Paychex, Inc.
  • This product is not particularly easy to use because it is not intuitive.
  • It is difficult to generate accurate reports.
  • It is difficult to add notes and find particular requisitions.
  • Does not integrate well with our internal system in changes candidates to employees.
  • If a step in the hiring process is missed, it does not give any notifications.
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Likelihood to Renew
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
Paychex, Inc.
If I were a decision maker, I would not choose to renew myStaffingPro because of the overly manual process and lost productivity. I've found other ATS's that have the same functionality but are more intuitive, user friendly and appealing. Getting a hold of customer service and support was difficult and they were rarely able to fix the immediate issue.
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Usability
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
Paychex, Inc.
I have used a lot of applicant tracking systems in my career. I've always gone back to MSP saying that it's always been my favorite. It's easy to use, I've never worked with a system so easy to use. It's also easy to figure out if you don't know where something is located - you can typically figure it out on your own without having to ask anyone.
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Reliability and Availability
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
Paychex, Inc.
They are good about scheduling maintenance during overnight periods. There have been a few server issues with the e-signature system over the weekends.
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Support Rating
LinkedIn
Although we never experienced any issues with the LinkedIn Talent platform or required any support, we always knew in the event that we did need assistance, it was readily available. LinkedIn as a whole is always very supportive and responsive whenever I've had any issues or even a simple question in the past. I'm sure anyone experiencing difficulties with the platform would have a resolution from the support team just about instantly.
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Paychex, Inc.
We recently had an issue where it was brought to our attention by a candidate that specializes in Information Assurance and Network Engineering that their site was missing a secure socket layer for entering in your ssn, which means that when entering it, your ssn is in plain text in plain site. It should hide it with dots or asterisks as you type it to make it secure like when you enter passwords online. I turned off the field that collects SSN's immediately and have been waiting for a response as to when this would be updated so I could turn it back on. I submitted this to our rep back in October 2013 and they said they would forward it to their IT team. I never received any further follow up as to whether or not they would be updating this. I sent a follow up email and left voice messages asking for a status update in Jan. 2014 with no response. I finally called again at the end of Feb. 2014 and emailed. The rep seemed put out that I was telling her I was frustrated with the lack of follow through and that I told her I needed a response on whether or not this would be resolved. She then forwarded me an email from the IT team that said they didn't think this was an actual requirement, they would look into it. Today she emailed to let me know the IT team will not be making any changes.

Whether or not the issue above is a DoD issue or not, the length of time to receive the final response was way too long and involved too much follow up on my part. The fact that they are unwilling to update the SSN field is also troublesome. Even if this is not an actual DoD violation or a mandate, it's a pretty common practice on most websites for collecting private information. Would you enter your PIN number into an ATM if it showed your PIN number until you hit enter? Identity theft is very high these days and people should feel like the company cares enough to help provide that extra layer of protection of their personal information.

This recent development has really changed my opinion of MyStaffingPro drastically since I last wrote my review
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Alternatives Considered
LinkedIn
It's definitely better than other competitors because of one a better pool of candidates, who are well categorised and filtered, and the database is well updated. Also, it has a better UI with end to end hiring requirement management, that helps to make hiring faster and smarter. The UX though is a bit laggy, which can be improved
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Paychex, Inc.
We thought it would've been better than ADP, but it wasn't. Also, the sales person who sold us on Paychex promised that this and Paychex would be able to do a lot of things we needed, which turned out to be a lie when we were implementing it, and the MyStaffingPro expert told us it wasn't possible, and it never was. It wasn't as user friendly either.
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Return on Investment
LinkedIn
  • Positive impact. The tool has helped us in finding quality candidates for our hard to fill positions!
  • Helps in “pipelining” even after we fill a position, we make a folder of prospective candidates that we find through the platform. This list is then revisited once we have additional positions!
  • Outreach to global candidates. We have an office in Spain and we have found so many qualified candidates on the platform to fill those positions!
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Paychex, Inc.
  • Positive - Went from tracking candidates to excel to having a proper tracking system to move candidates through the hiring process faster
  • Positive - Always working to improve current program to make it easier to use for recruiter, hiring managers, and candidates applying
  • Negative - Bumpy start, but after building a relationship with the staff, smooth sailing to what we invested in
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ScreenShots

myStaffingPro Screenshots

Screenshot of Build the applicant prescreening workflowsScreenshot of Create and post a new requisitionScreenshot of Review and manage applicant pools