JobAdder Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives


Simplifying Recruitment; Find & hire talent more effectively

4.34/5 (98 reviews)

JobAdder overview

What is JobAdder?

JobAdder powers recruitment efficiency for more than 10,000 recruitment professionals every day. Our comprehensive recruitment management and ATS platform is feature rich, flexible and can scale with your business as it grows.

As a cloud-based platform, JobAdder is fully accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection; it's also designed for mobility first. Offering robust features like voice to text, video, gesture navigation and action prompts you won't find a better hiring experience on your smartphones or tablet.

JobAdder's advanced posting technologies are fully integrated into the software, so there is no need for a third-party job posting provider. Once an ad is created, users can pick the job boards on which to post it, and with a single click the job posting can be pushed to over 200 job boards and advertising platforms, including social media sites.

Tracking and managing open positions is simple. Applications are automatically parsed into the system, and from there recruiters can review cover letters and resumes online and progress candidates through the recruitment workflow. JobAdder also offers customizable SMS and email templates so you can easily communicate and build engagement with candidates, ensuring they have a great experience.

Organize everything from mailing lists to prospects, their individual talent pool, and more with JobAdder's sleek and intuitive interface. In fact, all of your dashboards and views are completely customizable, using drag-and-drop and resizing features.

JobAdder offers free and unlimited support to all of their clients, and their low pricing is based on users. We recommend JobAdder to any company looking for an intuitive, cost-effective way to recruit the best talent.


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United States, Asia, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

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Tavis Shearer MIRP CertRP

JobAdder Review

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-05-26
Review Source: Capterra

Ease of workflow makes the recruiter able on with their job

Nothing, if we find an issue it fixed almost straight away / next day

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Jay Lucas

JobAdder - Robust & Easy to Use

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-08-14
Review Source: GetApp

The Product: First of all, I rated the product 4 stars overall only b/c I couldn't give them 4.5 stars. 5 in my book is nirvana, so overall me and my team are very pleased with the product. Very easy to use and configure/customize. UI is clean and easy to navigate, so you don't get lost like you do with a busy UI. Grid/List view gives you easy sort/filter options with links to all the related records. We've only been using the product for about 2 months and we are very happy. I'd say our team has become advanced users of ATS platforms, as JobAdder is our 4th and hopefully our last (for the foreseeable future) ATS. They are very responsive to the user community's feedback for feature enhancements, so new releases are always bringing new functionality. Data migration was well organized, but the difficulty in the implementation comes from not being intimate with how JobAdder works so we had some clean up (and still do) to keep from having inaccurate data. Junk In, Junk they say. The Support: Fantastic, responsive, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly. I can't be more pleased with their support!

The Product: The scheduling and outlook integration is weak and desperately needs improvement. The fact you can't create a recurring meeting in the ATS is mind boggling, and the fact that you can't create a team appointment with more than one other user is also a bit mind boggling. The synchronization between ATS and Outlook calendars only goes one way, so there is still a lot of clicking back & forth to make sure appointments received in outlook get added to. Would be nice if job ads that are posted within the system would automatically close when the job is filled...but not much of a hassle to update...just one more thing to remember. Sales Automation and sequencing doesn't exist. It would be awesome if they took some notes from Salesforce on the lead-to-order (win/loss) process. There are other minor issues, as is typical with ANY software, but we are optimistic that they can and will be addressed in future releases...hopefully in the very near future.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Jesse Evavold

Perfect for a small agency!

Reviewed 2015-12-02
Review Source: Software Advice

I run a small executive search company and was looking for a system that not only would work like an ATS but could also act like a CRM. I like to batch communicate with my candidates just as much as my customers. Jobadder does this. In fact, working within JobAdder is smooth and powerful. Posting positions is easy, replying to candidates is easy, building templates, etc.. it's all really simple and effective. After reviewing several ATS systems, I felt that it was the most intuitive and easy to use system for my needs at an attractive price point. Plus the customer support is nothing like I've experienced before from a software company. They're very attentive, polite, and solve all my problems with ease. I promise I'm not paid to say that, they're really that good.

There's a few of things that I wish could be improved. 1) You can't import all of your LinkedIn or other database (.csv files) records to JobAdder for free. They will do it but, they will charge you. Seems a bit petty. 2) I wish it was a little more similar to Workable where you would import a candidate and it would automatically scrape the web for additional contact information (i.e. additional email addresses, twitter feeds, Facebook, GitHub, Stackoverflow, etc..) to enhance the record. It looks like you can add a picture to your candidate records, but you have to do that manually. Workable does all of this automatically. Lastly, I wish I could create a record from the clipboard as oppose to creating a .pdf or .doc to import a resume. Sometimes I find a resume on a blog and I just want to copy it and paste it into Jobadder. And if I had to nitpick... I wish it was a little bit faster.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Nicolas Boston

Great applicant tracker but workflow could do with improvement

Reviewed 2015-08-11
Review Source: Software Advice

Jobadder makes the applicant tracking process easy to manage if you use job boards such as Seek (who are a part-owner of Jobadder). Being able to access candidates from anywhere via this cloud based tool is great. The resume search tool is also good and the system is relatively fast given it's cloud based.

Whilst this is a slick tool, Jobadder still has a way to go in terms of being a total workflow management tool and it is quite clear that it started life as an applicant tracking tool rather than a recruitment database. If you value a database where all email correspondence is linked to clients / candidates then this one is not for you. There is no seamless link between your email client and jobadder meaning you have to manually upload emails to the database (sent and received) from google or outlook 365. Furthermore this is something they (jobadder developers) do not see as valuable. For some people this is a non-issue but for me, I like to keep an audit trail of all client correspondence and easily be able to access it and ensure if needed it has a time and date stamp and can easily forward this email to a client (usual issues such as re-sending terms of business and the usual issues a recruitment firm faces around the timing of candidate submissions etc. Furthermore there is no ability to undertake a text search on notes / emails that you do manually upload into the system. The float functionality is very geared towards low-value recruitment, utilising a tool whereby the client clicks a hyperlink which goes to a jump page which you have no control over the look and feel of. From a workflow perspective, being able to update candidate skills, employment details, add notes etc is a little hit and miss. I have voiced these concerns but get the feeling their priority is to continually add smaller job boards to the platform than continue to improve workflow and functionality. It's a real pity as they are ALMOST there in terms of having a really awesome tool! For now we will stick with them but here's hoping I can change my 6 to a 10!

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Monica Kwan

A simple and user friendly recruitment software

Reviewed 2015-11-19
Review Source: Software Advice

An extremely user friendly system even for the not so tech savvy users. We use it for all our national recruitment including graduate recruitment. You can easily send bulk emails to shortlisted candidates and it records all interactions with candidates. JobAdder support uses a ticketing system which is very efficient- You receive a response within 24 hours or most of the time within the hour. Their support team is based in Sydney so you can easily call them directly if required. They also have a JobAdder app on IOS where you can easily access and view any new job applications. There is no contract- It is month to month and is charged per user so it is very cost efficient and a great system for any organisations who are new to using a recruitment software system. JobAdder also has a range of job boards- For each job that you post, you can select however many job boards you wish for the job to appear on (LinkedIn, SEEK,, Company intranet page etc..)

You can easily forward CV's to hiring managers to review and provide a rating, however the system doesn't easily allow for you to send through covering letters or other documents the candidate has attached with their application to the hiring managers. Running metric reports are quite basic and limited.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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JobAdder pricing

Pricing options
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per user, per month. No contracts.

JobAdder features

Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Applicant Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Customizable Branding
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Employee Management
Real Time Reporting
Recruitment Management
Reporting & Statistics
Self Service Portal
Third Party Integration

Employee Database (247 other apps)
Employee Onboarding (230 other apps)
Employee Portal (239 other apps)
Employee Self Service (231 other apps)
Performance Management (223 other apps)

Security and privacy


Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn

Additional information for JobAdder

Key features of JobAdder

  • Activity management
  • Applicant tracking
  • Applicant workflow
  • Approval process control
  • Assignment management
  • Attach job description
  • Automated scheduling
  • Automatic reminders
  • Automatic spell check
  • Bulk resume import
  • CRM
  • Calendar management
  • Candidate management
  • Candidate matching
  • Contact management
  • Custom fields
  • Customizable templates
  • Customizable work weeks & work days
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Email integration
  • Employee management
  • Fee tracking
  • Forecast tracking
  • Geo-search
  • Global search field
  • HTML5 app
  • Inbox management
  • Job advertising management
  • Job order management
  • Jobs board
  • Keyword & structured searching
  • Multi-location support
  • Native iOS & Android app
  • Notes
  • Popup task reminders
  • Powerful task management
  • Prioritizing
  • Progress tracking
  • Ratings
  • Recruiting management
  • Resume management
  • Social advertising
  • Social recruiting
  • Status & rating updates
  • Structured search
  • Task management
  • Template management
  • Timesheet management
  • Timesheets
  • Tracking features
  • Training management
  • Use on any device or browser
  • Vendor management
  • Website management
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Simplify recruitment with easy-to-use, intuitive software.
Organize jobs, ads, candidates and contacts all in one place.
Recruit anywhere, using JobAdder on any device, through any browser.
Get help when needed with online and phone support.
Tailored face-to-face and web training is also available.