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Likelihood to Recommend

Modern Hire

While video interviewing is still considered too "unconventional" by too many small business HR people I visit with, the ROI can easily be found within 4-6 months (if the company is having to fly more than 3 or 4 candidates in for interviews)... so I would argue that Montage is well-suited for organizations of all sizes. For best success, though, I would make sure that any HR leader seeking to implement spend the time to educate your leadership team on how the technology works and why it is a worthwhile investment (especially underscoring the risk mitigation provided against alot of frivolous EEOC claims, as the interviews are recorded and the records are yours to keep... meaning you have Exhibit A to share should you ever receive a Charge Notice, which demonstrates exactly what was asked by the employer and how the candidate responded).
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance STAR Assessments are most appropriate when reviewing student progress and growth over time. These reports can be shared with students and families. The results can be used to guide instruction.
STAR Assessments are not appropriate for grading purposes. These assessments are also not appropriate to be used daily/weekly for a quick check of academic growth.
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Pros

Modern Hire

  • Montage is easy to use. Scheduling is intuitive.
  • It sends invitations with links directly to attendees Calendars...which streamlines the meeting scheduling process.
  • Technically easy to use and informative for all users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Star Assessments

  • They assess without requiring excessive amounts of time, leaving more time for actual learning and instruction.
  • There are a variety of reports available for different needs.
  • Their norm data and percentile measures are statistically adjusted for weeks of instruction/ date the test is taken in relation to the norming study.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Modern Hire

  • While we are a fan of the concierge service, there have been a time or two where we have scheduled for it but the Montage partner didn't log-in/dial-in in a timely manner and we were left trying to address technical issues outside our comfort zone.
  • The Montage platform is solid, without question. That said, there are pieces of the interface for both the prospective candidate and the hiring manager which could be made far-more intuitive than they exist today. We all know that in hard-to-fill roles across the nation today, there are more opportunities than there are great candidates with which to fill them... so we need to do all we possibly can to make the candidate experience as simple, quick and painless as possible.
  • It would be great if the Montage platform could easily interface with our ATS.
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Star Assessments

  • Renaissance Star 360 should allow teachers to modify information included in reports. Sometimes teachers and administrators need information presented in a different way from the standard reports given.
  • Renaissance Star 360 should allow for students to increase their ZPD each time they take the STAR rather than only basing it on the initial score.
  • Renaissance Star 360 should give teachers an analysis of types of questions missed so that teachers can assess testing issues with the students.
Lisa Capon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 6.4
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I feel that is has been a very useful resource for data management in our school. It has helped the students and teachers recognize what needs to be addressed and what they already know so far that school year. I feel that this has been extremely helpful on many different levels.
Annmarie Grieco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 8.3
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I love the idea that it takes only a short period of time for the students to be able to take the quizzes and obtain results. I appreciative how quickly the teacher has plans on implementation in her/his hands as soon as the class has completed the quiz.
Gengie Wiedenfeld | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Never have issues with the program
Missy Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 10.0
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I absolutely love this program
Missy Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 8.0
Based on 11 answers
I joined the Renaissance online community so that has given me lots of ideas. However, I still have to search through tons of posts and discussion threads to find what I need. Online help is available to teachers to find what you are looking for but it is often hard to explain in a chat bubble what you need exactly. I think teacher support is lacking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

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Renaissance Star Assessments

The training staff is very knowledgeable
Missy Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 10.0
Based on 2 answers
It helped that we created a school testing calendar for each grade level and subject matter. In this way, everyone was taking a quiz at a specific time.
Gengie Wiedenfeld | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Modern Hire

Technology is similar, though Montage is a bit more user-friendly. Also found the recordkeeping and release of same to be more attractive with Montage. Both are competitively priced.
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Star Assessments

STAR is much more comprehensive than other reading assessments available for secondary students. Unlike DIBELS, STAR assesses more than just vocabulary. Unlike other Informal Reading Inventories and assessments, STAR requires no special training to administer or interpret the results. STAR can be used to determine reading levels through a post-secondary reading level
Alecia Walkuski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

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Renaissance Star Assessments

Renaissance Star Assessments 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Great overall program with lots of advice in implementation
Missy Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Modern Hire

  • We have seen saved travel spend.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Renaissance Star Assessments

  • Schools aren't exactly a business, but Star helps us track progress toward our goals.
  • In education, time is our currency. We save tons of assessment time with Star.
  • Star is data rich and resource rich, which saves us from having multiple resource streams.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Modern Hire

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Renaissance Star Assessments

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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