LinkedIn Talent Hub vs. PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool

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
PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
The PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform is a talent management platform designed for Higher Education and Government organizations, now from PowerSchool (acquired August, 2018). Modules include analytics, applicant tracking, position management, onboarding, records management, and performance management.N/A
Pricing
LinkedIn Talent HubPeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
LinkedIn Talent HubPeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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LinkedIn Talent HubPeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
LinkedIn Talent HubPeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
7.0
77 Ratings
13% below category average
PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
7.3
3 Ratings
0% below category average
Job Requisition Management4.163 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.067 Ratings7.22 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.067 Ratings7.12 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.069 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Customized Application Form7.059 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Resume Management7.065 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.953 Ratings2.72 Ratings
Candidate Search8.076 Ratings7.92 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.058 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Collaboration8.064 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation7.256 Ratings7.12 Ratings
Email Templates6.065 Ratings7.82 Ratings
User Permissions6.060 Ratings8.42 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts6.170 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Reporting7.761 Ratings8.62 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
7.7
8 Ratings
5% above category average
New hire portal00 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
Compliance tracking and reporting00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
5.8
3 Ratings
22% below category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Subordinate goal setting00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility00 Ratings6.03 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings2.03 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
2.7
3 Ratings
87% below category average
Performance plans00 Ratings4.02 Ratings
Plan weighting00 Ratings2.02 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings2.02 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Rater nomination workflow00 Ratings2.02 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings4.02 Ratings
Workflow restrictions00 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings4.02 Ratings
Reporting00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
PeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
7.3
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings6.33 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
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User Ratings
LinkedIn Talent HubPeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(79 ratings)
8.0
(20 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(12 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
7.5
(22 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
LinkedIn Talent HubPeopleAdmin Higher Ed Platform, from Powerschool
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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PowerSchool Group LLC
Organizations who have very few applications and/or very few positions posted are probably less likely to benefit as high from PeopleAdmin. Large organizations who have several positions and/or several applications/applicants can definitely benefit from this product. This product is not as well suited for performance management as I had hoped because there is not a lot of freedom to creating and designing different evaluations for different position types in the system when you have an organization that has thousands of different employees and types.
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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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PowerSchool Group LLC
  • Applicant tracking was a good use of this tool for our department. I think it could use a few more customization features but overall it was a good tool to weed out applicants who were not qualified for the position.
  • The system has some canned reporting tools that also worked well for our department and management needs.
  • It was a great place to house our position descriptions and provided a readily accessible source for hiring managers to make requested updates and changes and for employees to see and have access to their position descriptions.
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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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PowerSchool Group LLC
  • PeopleAdmin's internal report writer needs work. Currently, in version 7, reporting can only be done requisition number by requisition number. The report writer needs to be modified so it can create reports enterprise-wide.
  • PeopleAdmin's Data Mart product needs substantial modification. In version 5.8, on a monthly basis, PeopleAdmin provided us with an Microsoft Access database containing our historical data up to that period end. In version 7, the "Data Mart" contains our historical data. The Data Mart consists of over 300 files. These files are not database table downloads nor is it parts of a database data dump. Rather, the files appear to be scrapes from html pages. They contain html codes and other character data that needs to be cleaned before they can be uploaded. The files are not in a table-by-table format. Any one file can contain data from two or more tables. The format of the Data Mart makes it difficult to load the data into a database and format it in a table structure that is comparable to the Access database provided with version 5.8.
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Likelihood to Renew
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
PowerSchool Group LLC
We are evaluating our options as it relates to PeopleAdmin. We are likely to renew as we can not find another product that gives us the functionality we have with PeopleAdmin 5.8 in the area of Position Description. Outside of that, we would likely be close to finding another product solution.
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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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PowerSchool Group LLC
No answers on this topic
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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PowerSchool Group LLC
I've used both Target Recruit and HR Smart. When working with Target Recruit it quickly became apparent it was not the right solution for us. Another solution we examined prior to selection PeopleAdmin was iCIMS. iCIMS is a very social system but was not as familiar with the Higher Education recruitment processes as was PeopleAdmin.
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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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PowerSchool Group LLC
  • We are now able to track our recruitment sources to determine our ROI on university paid subscriptions.
  • We have reduced our recruiting approval review times by 50%
  • We have identified areas for improvement substancially by having robust reporting available at our fingertips.
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