LinkedIn Talent Hub vs. Trakstar Hire

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
Trakstar Hire
Score 7.4 out of 10
N/A
Trakstar Hire (formerly RecruiterBox) is a cloud-based ATS boasting a suite of features: a centralized candidate database, batch or mass communication with potential candidates via multiple channels such as email or by leveraging its integration with social networking sites (e.g. LinkedIn), instantaneous posting to multiple job boards, a customizable career page, resume parsing and bulk uploading, and customizable applications including questionnaires. Feedback sharing is facilitated by allowing…N/A
Pricing
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
Considered Both Products
LinkedIn Talent Hub

No answer on this topic

Trakstar Hire
Chose Trakstar Hire
We evaluated and tested a few tools that are offered by a few job boards (Dice, LinkedIn Talent Solutions, SimplyHired). We then purposely targeted startups and early-stage companies that had fresh/creative approaches to talent management (platforms created by what might be the …
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
7.0
77 Ratings
13% below category average
Trakstar Hire
8.5
11 Ratings
6% above category average
Job Requisition Management4.163 Ratings8.410 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.067 Ratings9.29 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.067 Ratings7.37 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.069 Ratings7.58 Ratings
Customized Application Form7.059 Ratings7.110 Ratings
Resume Management7.065 Ratings8.810 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.953 Ratings7.811 Ratings
Candidate Search8.076 Ratings8.510 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.058 Ratings9.411 Ratings
Collaboration8.064 Ratings9.410 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation7.256 Ratings7.88 Ratings
Email Templates6.065 Ratings9.111 Ratings
User Permissions6.060 Ratings8.611 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts6.170 Ratings9.410 Ratings
Reporting7.761 Ratings9.77 Ratings
Best Alternatives
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
Small Businesses
Recruit CRM
Recruit CRM
Score 9.1 out of 10
Recruit CRM
Recruit CRM
Score 9.1 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.6 out of 10
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises
Vibe HCM
Vibe HCM
Score 4.4 out of 10
Vibe HCM
Vibe HCM
Score 4.4 out of 10
All AlternativesView all alternativesView all alternatives
User Ratings
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(79 ratings)
8.8
(11 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(1 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
7.5
(22 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
LinkedIn Talent HubTrakstar Hire
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.
Read full review
Mitratech
Before, it was a nightmare of spreadsheets, email templates, and needless to say, many many applicants fell through the cracks or left with a bad impression of our firm due to the poor communication. With Trakstar, we're able to easily track where every applicant is in the funnel, collect information on how they are doing, and manage the whole communication process. I love being able to work in both Gmail and in their software and I love how it tracks the conversations so that I can easily go back and review where things are with any given applicant. That said, the product is more geared toward someone that is hiring for one person per role. We make it work, but there is a lot of functionality that doesn't get used because of that
Read full review
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.
Read full review
Mitratech
  • You can create your own fully customized job board, so that you have indefinite openings for different types of jobs, and so that all interested parties can apply to meet certain openings. This is an excellent way to organize each candidate from the beginning.
  • Recruiterbox lets us program our own workflows within the platform, which are useful to better define the work organization that must be in place for all recruiting processes to meet the right requirements, and this is reflected in improved reporting.
  • The platform automatically creates analyses based on the resumes of each candidate, so that, depending on each resume, they are shown offers that are fully compatible with their type of employee and their previous work operations.
  • We like the customer service offered by Recruiterbox, which has been able to meet our employment needs in a short time and in a mostly accurate way. Thanks to this, we were able to solve the usage error we had with the platform and our current results are much more profitable in terms of analytics of recruitment operations.
  • Recruiterbox is an exemplary service in terms of usability mechanics, with an extraordinary ease of application and a deployment that allows us to work on different platforms without any usability problems or labor errors, as with most human talent services nowadays.
Read full review
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.
Read full review
Mitratech
  • The interface isn't dazzling. But it's clean. Perhaps there's some opportunity to sexy up the UI.
  • The labeling was a bit awkward, and doesn't work so cleanly when you forward a candidate to the data store, via the application email. For example, you can add the candidate manually using the web-based UI, or you can forward an application from your email client to an email alias. Also, the conversion from email-to-"creation of candidate profile" was not entirely great. But it was close enough to get the name logged in there. You just have to properly label and format the profile later, if you want the candidate repository to be well sorted and easily searchable.
  • You cannot transfer jobs from one account to another. What I mean by this is: If you have multiple organizations within a single tenant, you can move the position within that tenant. But let's say you and a colleague signed up separately, and want to merge candidate databases and job settings. It's a no go. You'll have to do a bulk import. Which kind worked out to be an imperfect migration for us.
Read full review
Likelihood to Renew
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
Mitratech
We have not renewed our subscription for Recruiterbox. Although it is a great platform with great customer service, it does not have the functionality our company needs to be able to scale and there weren't plans to develop that functionality soon.
Read full review
Usability
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
Mitratech
Recruiterbox is extremely easy to use and to learn. The only function that is difficult to use, even once you have the hang of the system, is reporting.
Read full review
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.
Read full review
Mitratech
The customer service has always been fantastic. We were always taken care of and no issue or problem went unsolved.
Read full review
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
Read full review
Mitratech
Recruiterbox does not have as many features as other products I have used, however I would rate it very strong for ease of use. If you need something simple & out of the box, I had no complaints. I also experienced very few, if any, bugs while using the product.
Read full review
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!
Read full review
Mitratech
  • By automatically managing the recruitment process, the tool frees up the working time of different employees, which is reflected in efficiency and performance in the working day.
  • The use of Recruiterbox allowed us to generate fewer expenses in paperwork or recruitment systems, which is specifically noticeable in accounting.
Read full review
ScreenShots