Advanced Personnel Systems, makers of SmartSearch ATS was founded in 1986. SmartSearch has formed partnerships with major job boards and resume-search databases like Monster, CareerBuilder and others. SmartSearch ATS also integrates with providers of ancillary products like assessment services; background checking; screening and research tools, including E-Verify; to better streamline the recruiting process. The company is privately held and has never accepted venture capital funding. For nearly 30 years, SmartSearch has maintained a staffing focus and contains a CRM tool for managing relationships.
|Revenue Growth 2013-2014:||N/A|
|Rating Attribute||SmartSearch ATS Rating||# of Reviewers Contributing to Rating Average||Recruiting / ATS Average Rating|
|Likelihood to recommend||7.3||21||7.5|
|Likelihood to renew||7.3||16||7.6|
|SmartSearch ATS Pros||SmartSearch ATS Cons|
Basic features are easy to learn and to use; however, many reviewers said that SmartSearch requires in-depth training, because the most helpful features have a steep learning curve. Some reviewers found the visual interface confusing, and difficult to navigate.
Helpful for keeping track of candidates throughout the hiring process; also allows users to save past candidate histories for future job consideration.
Platform performance is generally a pain point.
Scales well. Easy to customize, for organizations and individuals within an organization.
The SmartSearch customer support team is very helpful and has great follow-up.
Unlimited broadcast emails; organized, easily accessed records allow for better customer service in communications with candidates.
Increased efficiency in the recruiting and hiring process.
Easy to access from remote offices, at home, or on mobile devices.
Easy to maintain records and keep current information up to date. Users can set priorities and manage workflow within SmartSearch.
Central information storage allows multiple users to view resumes and post notes. Many reviewers said that SmartSearch has improved internal communication within their company.
SmartSearch is a SaaS organization dedicated to providing our clients with excellent service and support – and one of the most powerful search engines on the market. Scalable from two to thousands of users, our highly configurable software is designed to satisfy the demands of modern-day recruiters and to meet and exceed the expectations of our end-users. Our first and foremost goal is to service our clients and support them as they navigate the ever-changing recruitment landscape.