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SmartRecruiters

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SmartRecruit: from $10k annually

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Ease of use - pretty interface - it helps to have something nice to look at when you are a recruiter looking at an ATS all day.

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Amy B.

Missing an option to upload files to a job pipeline, missing search filters in the PEOPLE tab which seem so obvious but aren't there. These two things make the handling of 100+ candidate difficult.

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Madlin S.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Awesome and intuitive CV and application management system

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

It's easy to use and isn't too bloated. It's online, so it requires no installation or support. It's cheap compared to equivalent products.

Cons

The country and city selection is a bit weird. Some cities are not relevant if the country is small (like Malta).

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Free Version Great for the Price BUT

Reviewed 5 years ago

We are a very small recruiting agency and went with a free version of SmartRecruiters to start. It is an excellent value for the price (free). Allows you to post jobs, candidates can apply online and you can send and receive emails in the system. You can also assign ratings to candidates and type in any notes about the candidate.

Pros

The ability to send and receive emails in the system and keep a record of past emails for referral. The ability to take notes. You can move several candidates to a different stage in the pipeline at once.

Cons

The free version doesn't have email templates (except for Rejection letters). No customization in the free version. The paid version is too expensive for what you get compared to other systems, in my opinion.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Reviewed 3 years ago

Good product, but quite pricey. Customer service was not the best when I had questions and I couldn't cancel jobs after the platform costed money. I was not notified about it costing until I tried to login one day and still had people calling me a year later about jobs floating around that I had posted on SR.

Pros

This used to be a free product and then one day it went sky high on price. I used it quite heavily but found it difficult to get jobs to free job boards.

Cons

didn't post jobs to free job boards, or wasn't the most efficient in doing so

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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It’s promising product but raising subscription fee abnormally

Reviewed 3 years ago

Should introduce economical packages for SMEs

Pros

Reliable and ease of use stands at the top. Job boards are very effective and we get quality resume.

Cons

It’s started as free app with all the features. The promise of SR was it will remain free. Though it’s still free but full functionality admin controls are now restricted to pod users

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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SmartRecruiters develops a large quantity of candidates

Reviewed 4 years ago
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Great value for the price! It is quick and easy to create and publish job postings. Applications start to arrive in 24 to 48 hours. I can choose to contact applicants through the SmartRecuriter platform or directly by telephone or email.

Cons

About 20-40% of applicants are not qualified (depending on the job), but this is a better return than the CareerLink site.

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Reviewed 3 years ago

not sure of price but a decent ats

Pros

decent search capabilities, pretty easy to upload resumes. good information flow.

Cons

not a big fan that when you reply to candidates through its email a weird id shows up vs the user's email

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great ats

Reviewed 3 years ago

At the pricing a great deal for small teams

Pros

The ease of making job pages and implementing the solution is unparalleled

Cons

The dashboards and lists of candidates should be more customizable

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  • Likelihood to recommend2/10

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Not good for third party recruiters

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

Easily pushes job to external job postings sites and lets you track where your hires come from. Also, great mobile platform and great price as well for what you get.

Cons

The software is pretty but unfortunately won't work for a third party staffing firm/recruiter since you can't send resumes to other people through the system.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Handling approx. 30 job pipelines simultaneously is fairly simple with SmartRecruiters.

Reviewed 4 years ago

Moving the organization around the recruitment process in one tool, communicating with the hiring team on a candidate's profile and setting it as private notes has been of great value. Also the cost per hire becomes more and more attractive even though many websites we publish job ads are not yet integrated. The analytic section however, is very helpful indeed and most of the times shows accurate data.

Pros

Inviting a whole hiring team, scheduling interviews in the tool, comparing candidates based on a score card.

Cons

Missing an option to upload files to a job pipeline, missing search filters in the PEOPLE tab which seem so obvious but aren't there. These two things make the handling of 100+ candidate difficult.

Vendor response

Dear Madlin, Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your candid feedback. Regarding your inquiry about search filters, there are many possible search filters in the people tab, and you can even combine them. You can filter candidates by location, proximity to the location, title, status, candidate groups (active, past, leads, referrals, internal), the type of candidate (employee, recently...

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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SmartRecruiters

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

This software is easy to use with decent available options

Cons

The upgrade cost is a little high for the product.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Liked it better when it was free

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Pretty intuitive and like that it connects everyone involved in the hiring process in one central location.

Cons

Depending on features purchased, it can be cost prohibitive for smaller companies.

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The system is very user friendly so it was a plus when presenting it to hiring managers and hr team.

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

The system is easy to use (both admin and end user). They have a great customer support. The system functionality is broad and add value to HR.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Responsive, knowledgeable customer service and easy to use product.

Reviewed 4 years ago

Value for money. Increased coordination within hiring teams. Detailed information on candidates. Ability to quickly review and respond to all a high volume of candidates.

Pros

Easy to configure and use. Extensive training isn't needed to get up and running. For those who require it, there are online tutorials for every part of the system.

Cons

Candidate search functionality isn't very robust. It is limited to predefined fields (e.g., location, degree, etc.) instead of allowing customer to define the fields from the candidate profile to use for searching and sorting (e.g., technical expertise, field of study, industry-specific terms, etc.).

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I love using SmartRecruiters

Reviewed 4 years ago
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I love the interface and how easy it is to use this software. SmartRecruiters makes it super easy to post position vacancies, filter through applicants and get going throughout the entire process from recruitment to hiring.

Cons

I haven't run into any issues with the software, I think there is a lot of value for what they offer even if you're on the free plan and even more if you're on a paid plan which makes perfect sense.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Makes hiring easier

Reviewed 2 years ago

Our hiring process is so much more simple with SmartRecruiters. We are saving time spent answering emails and sharing documents, and we aren't losing track of potential hires.

Pros

I love the queue where I can easily see who is applying for our available positions and where they are in the process. I don't have to review and organize my emails because everything is tracked within the software. It makes collaboration easy.

Cons

I haven't seen any negatives yet, but I am an end-user with a recruiting firm paying the cost and handling setup.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great Recruiting Platform for Medium Sized busineses

Reviewed 5 years ago

Smartrecruiter is an amazing piece of technology written by recruiters for recruiters. It's flow process is intuitive and allows you to design your own recruitment process as well as put in place job and offer approval processes. It's great for managing candidates through a process and to store into future pipelines as necessary. It allows you to upload and store resumes as well as build different job and offer templates you can share with candidates. It has built in 360 Outlook integration which is great for setting up candidate interviews with hiring managers.

Pros

ease of use ability to design own recruitment process build out approval processes (job and offer) Resume uploads keyword search multiple offer and job templates Very reasonable cost

Cons

Hard to create some customizations SSO was not doable in our case Reporting not that robust

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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I love this platform! it allows me to track my recruiting process and find the best match!

Reviewed 4 years ago

As I told before, I can track my recruiting process including customer and candidate feedback, in a very easy way.

Pros

I like the availability of tags and notes to find candidates based on specific words. I can manage candidates that are in active search but not assigned to processes, and match them based on their skills.

Cons

The free version is great as it is, but if I 'd like to migrate, it would be too expensive if I compare con local suppliers that offers similar options.

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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Little to no support

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

It appears easy to use on the surface, and in comparison to other ATS', it isn't so bad in that regard. Customer support is rather quick to answer.

Cons

Sponsored jobs on Indeed are no longer supported by SmartRecruiters. This is a pretty big deal. This means resumes for thos job ads do not land in the ATS, statistics are therefore skewed, all of which defeats the purpose of having an ATS. No one at SmartRecruiters bothered informing their customers. No one at SmartRecruiters or Indeed wants to fix this issue. You can only save one job ad as a template, so if you post the same job in multiple languages, this process isn't automated and so is a bit lengthy. Customer support is also only done via e-mail. Watch out for the fine print in their pricing structure. It isn't as was discussed during our negotiation.