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Fountain

High-Volume Hiring for the Hourly Workforce

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Fountain product overview

What is Fountain?

Fountain is the high-volume hiring platform empowering the world’s leading brands to streamline and scale their recruiting function. Our mobile-first platform keeps candidates engaged and reduces drop-off via built-in automated scheduling, text and email reminders.

Key benefits of using Fountain

  • Mobile-first experience allows candidates to apply anywhere, anytime via their email address on their mobile phone

  • Fountain is the only platform that has domestic SMS free of charge built-into our platform

  • Flexible drag and drop workflows by requisition allow for quick changes to accommodate fluctuations in hiring needs

  • Unlike traditional ATS providers, Fountain was built to scale for high-volume hourly recruiting

  • Recurring background checks enable frequent background checks on job roles that require a license/certification
  • Typical customers

    Freelancers
    Small businesses
    Mid size businesses
    Large enterprises

    Platforms supported

    Web
    Android
    iPhone/iPad

    Support options

    Email/Help Desk
    Phone Support
    Knowledge Base
    Chat
    FAQs/Forum

    Training options

    Live Online
    Webinars
    In Person
    Documentation
    Videos

    Fountain pricing information

    Value for money

    4.7

    /5

    31

    Starting from

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    Pricing options

    Free plan
    Subscription
    Free trial
    Pricing range

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    Fountain features

    Functionality

    4.6

    /5

    31
    Total Features65 7 categories

    Most valued features by users

    Reporting/Analytics
    Self Service Portal
    Activity Dashboard
    API
    Alerts/Notifications
    Third Party Integrations
    Employee Database
    Employee Management

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    Fountain users reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7

    /5

    31

    Positive reviews

    97%

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    Rating breakdown
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend9.16/10
    Rating distribution

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    Pros
    Overall, I have had a pretty good experience with Fountain. I think that it's a great platform and mediator between the candidate and interviewer.

    AR

    Anonymous Reviewer

    Overall, Fountain has fantastic features that make the hiring & on-boarding processes easier to deal with and this came with a great price point as well.

    Amanda Josalene W.

    The product is very easy to use and Fountain is always looking to upgrade and improve their platform. Candidates tend to love it.

    WS

    William S.

    Cons
    The interface can be really messy/ugly and sometimes difficult to sync with google calendars and other softwares used during hiring process.

    Marcus T.

    Fountain's focus is on functionality and obviously less so in the UI. There's limited design customization which makes it hard to utilize certain features.

    AR

    Anonymous Reviewer

    Some glitches would cancel interviews & reschedule.

    AR

    Anonymous Reviewer

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    Overall Rating
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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Glamsquad and Fountain

    Reviewed 3 years ago

    We have used Fountain for 3+ years and have been thrilled with the improvements made over time. The Fountain team seems to truly value the feedback of their clients, and our CSR has been a great partner in ensuring we are taking full advantage of what Fountain can offer in order to meet our unique needs and business objectives.

    Pros

    Fountain made scaling and managing our applicant funnels possible. Various integrations with 3rd party systems such as document signing, BGC and LMS platforms have been invaluable to manage paperwork and monitor applicant progress through the onboarding process.

    Cons

    Limited tools/features that allow users to manage multiple funnels simultaneously, ie text/chat feature or opening view. I would also like to see posthire features improve to keep Fountain as an active tool beyond onboarding.

    Overall Rating
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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Best Gig-Economy ATS Out there!

    Reviewed 5 months ago

    We utilize Fountain to recruit, onboard, and retain all of our PICKUP Good Guys across 69+ different markets.

    Pros

    The product is very easy to use and Fountain is always looking to upgrade and improve their platform. Candidates tend to love it!

    Cons

    The customizability of the platform for design and branding is pretty limited. They could improve in this area.

    Overall Rating
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    • Ease of use
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    • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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    Fountain Review

    Reviewed a year ago

    It has been a good experience with a few hiccups along the way.

    Pros

    It is a good central location to keep all of your employee training and interviewing in one location so that you don't have to look all over.

    Cons

    The interface can be really messy/ugly and sometimes difficult to sync with google calendars and other softwares used during hiring process.

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    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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    New of its kind, but far from perfect

    Reviewed 2 years ago

    We've been able to scale our company using Fountain faster in 3 months than we had previously for a year. It is a very unique ATS that provides very large benefits for automated hiring. Quite easy to use on both the front and backends of the system. However, its two biggest flaws are in its inability to integrate with any other system (unless your company has an engineering / development team dedicated to HR) and the inability to universally roll out changes to all workflows. Overrall - it is very cutting edge and has provided incomprehensible value to our organization, but there are minor things that the developers should consider in a V.2 of this product.

    Pros

    leverages text messages to speed up the hiring process tremendously, cool branding features, great modern UI for both desktop and mobile users, plenty of features, original analytics page provides valuable data about the health of the funnels

    Cons

    no shortage of bugs and glitches, doesn't integrate with most major HRIS or softwares, inability to clone offer letters with Hellosign, can only clone existing workflows when opening a new requisition, rolling out universal changes is burdensome as they need to be changed by the opening.

    Overall Rating
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    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Constantly evolving to meet the needs of our fast-growing business.

    Reviewed 3 years ago
    Pros

    We've used Fountain for ~2.5 years and have seen notable changes in the product. There's a ton of customizability and an open API lets us build the perfect system for our processes without much engineering required. Support has been great - both in general response time and willingness to address feature requests.

    Cons

    Fountain's focus is on functionality and obviously less so in the UI. There's limited design customization which makes it hard to utilize certain features. It serves as a strong backend system, but the applicant portal doesn't exactly meet our needs.

    Fountain FAQs and common questions

    Fountain has the following pricing plans:
    Pricing model: Subscription


    Fountain has the following typical customers:
    Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


    Fountain supports the following languages:
    English


    Fountain supports the following devices:
    Android, iPhone, iPad


    Yes, Fountain has an API available for use.


    Fountain offers the following support options:
    Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, Knowledge Base, Chat, FAQs/Forum

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