SeekOut is well worth the effort to seek out and examine with a free trial.
April 14, 2022

SeekOut is well worth the effort to seek out and examine with a free trial.

Brian McGreevy (he/him/his) | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with SeekOut

Initially used SeekOut to aid with diversity and technology engineering sourcing. Currently, I use the tool to find and identify passive candidates for more general talent acquisition searches as well as for its diversity expertise.
  • Finding female and diverse candidates.
  • With GitHub searching capability and its own coding scores, SeekOut offers a great service to non-technical recruiters to wade in and find talent.
  • Boolean search capabilities a plus.
  • Chat team very responsive and knowledgeable about recruiting and searching.
  • Many profiles list a current company but are out-of-date due to recent job movement. So more regular sweeps to update its database is crucial.
  • The Clone A Candidate feature is overrated but it may provide a starting point for novice searchers.
  • Long searches sometimes get hung up when re-opening a browser tab the following work day.
  • Diversity and female hiring simplified.
  • Tech hiring tools.
  • Faceted search tools (i.e., sidebar filters) greatly simplify searching large data sets. One can even create personalized filters for re-use, which speeds up the time to search.
  • Finding and identifying diverse and female talent helps with huge our ongoing company initiative to change the make-up of the workforce at a large technology company.
  • Finding and identifying veterans also a help with D&I initiative here.
  • hireEZ (Formerly Hiretual)
Haven't had a chance to use hireEZ (fka Hiretual) yet for my sourcing work, except for some free Boolean strings help it offers.

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SeekOut is well suited for generating mapping reports to find and share specific geographies where talent is located or is sparse. This can be shared with a Hiring Manager during an intake call. SeekOut is also easy to use to drill down into general results to concentrate on specific target companies. This also works for the company I work for to see prior companies where current workers used to work at, thus enabling a list of target companies well-suited to the current company culture.