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  • BambooHR    20

    Personalized HR software for SMBs
    BambooHR includes a built-in applicant tracking system with basic & advanced features, including job postings, resumeread more commenting & candidate rating.
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  • HireSelect    1

    Pre-employment Testing Made Easy
    HireSelect lets you administer pre-employment tests to new applicants. Utilize aptitude tests, personality tests & skillsread more tests, as well as job position tests.
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  • Fitzii    9

    Free ATS & Complete Hiring Platform for SMBs
    SMBs in the US & Canada get unlimited use of a FREE fully featured ATS, plus access to expert hiring services and toolsread more to hire better + save time & money.
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  • Jobvite    20

    Recruiting software to accelerate your hiring process
    Jobvite offers an Applicant Tracking System that lets your team promote jobs, create customized workflows, and offersread more in-depth analytics and reporting.
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  • Lever    7

    Collaborative recruiting platform
    Intentionally designed with every hiring stakeholder in mind, Lever is a collaborative ATS that powers true talent engagementread more
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  • HRMatrix  

    Human Resources Information and Applicant Tracking System
    HRMatrix's built-in applicant tracking system (ATS) with HR modules is designed to simplify the hiring process for recruitersread more
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  • Recruitee    24

    An all-in-one hiring platform for teams of all sizes.
    Recruitee is a fast, easy, collaborative applicant tracking system. Named "Best ATS of 2015" by RecruitingDaily andread more serving over 500 fast-growing SMBs.
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  • Workable    54

    Modern Hiring Software
    Workable's features include automatically created rich candidate profiles, a visual application pipeline, notificationsread more, profile sharing, bulk emails & more.
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  • Crelate Talent    8

    Talent tracking and candidate management for professional recruiters
    Modern, fast and flexible applicant tracking and candidate management for professional recruiters and executive searchread more firms.
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  • Zoho Recruit    4

    All in one staffing and recruiting software
    Zoho Recruit automates the hiring process with job posting & promotion, career page creation, resume review, statusread more tracking, integrated communication & more.
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  • Greenhouse    23

    The First Recruiting Optimization Platform
    Find better candidates, conduct more focused interviews, and make data-driven hiring decisions using Greenhouse.
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  • Hyrell    11

    Applicant Tracking & Recruiting Software
    Hyrell provides tools for applicant evaluation, tracking & management. Features include applicant files, auto-screeningread more, virtual interview & reference checks.
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  • Recruiterbox    8

    Recruiting Software & Applicant Tracking System
    For less than $500 per month, hire better than a Fortune 500 company. Customers include Wolfram, Lonely Planet & USread more Government.
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  • ApplicantPro    9

    Hiring Made Easy.
    ApplicantPro facilitates job advertising across multiple channels; applicant tracking & assessments; video interviewingread more; background checks; HRIS, & onboarding.
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  • Bullhorn    15

    Recruiting and applicant tracking software
    Bullhorn helps HR managers, recruiters and employees to take advantage of search engines and social media to find andread more recruit the best.
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  • VidCruiter VidInterviewing    4

    The New Standard for Recruiting - Video Interviewing
    An advanced Applicant Tracking system, which allows you to customize the workflows on a per position basis and utilizeread more a variety of other timesaving features.
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  • ClearCompany    2

    Talent Management Software for SMBs
    ClearCompany makes it easier to source, screen, evaluate and hire more top talent in less time.
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  • AcquireTM    1

    Web Based Applicant Tracking For Small & Mid-Size Companies
    AcquireTM incorporates an applicant tracking system for small to mid-sized companies that includes social recruitingread more, reporting, posting & collaboration.
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  • FluidReview  

    Collect, manage & review applications.
    FluidReview helps organizations to collect, manage and review virtually any type of application or submission from oneread more secure online portal.
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  • Newton  

    Newton is popular, intuitive, on-demand applicant tracking software designed for companies with between 20-2000 employeesread more. Newton delivers an easy to use, fast-to-deploy and affordable solution for creating, managing and improving corporate recruiting programs with no hardware to buy or software to license. Newton is a fully-featured ATS. Fully-branded careers pages - Get your jobs online without any support from IT Free Job Advertising - Advertise your jobs to over 150 websites for free with one click Online Employment Applications - Digitize your employment application process EEO/AA/OFCCP - stay compliant automatically with the more complete EEOC feature in the industry Smart Workflow - Newton has an intuitive built in recruiting process that works from day one Recruiting Dashboards - Share recruiting status with everyone instantly Real-time recruiting Analytics - Slice and dice over 28,000 piece of data instantly Email Assistant - Automate those emails you send all the time
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  • VistaHRMS  

    PDS’ Vista HRMS® is the complete web-based software solution for organizations with employees in the United States andread more/or Canada. All of the pieces - human resources, benefits, payroll, recruiting, self-service, workflow, and reporting – come together to reflect your business practices and processes. Vista HRMS’ extensive workflow engine reduces the overhead involved in day-to-day tasks and frees up your HR/Payroll professionals to focus on more strategic issues. Available On-Premise or Hosted.
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  • JobBoard.io  

    Mobile-friendly job board solution for recruiters
    Job board solution and database including applicant tracking, analytics and reporting for recruiters, enterprise andread more online communities
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  • Octopus HR    1

    People Managing Brilliantly, Online
    Octopus is the award-winning, online HR software system that combines all your core HR, compensation and benefits informationread more in one simple-to-use solution. Through our powerful communication dashboard it alerts, informs and connects your employee community together, allowing HR managers, line managers and employees to interact quickly and effectively. It will transform the way you control, manage and deliver HR across your business, resulting in an efficient, pro-active and compliant HR environment that creates significant time and cost savings for the business. Available via your web browser 24/7, it can be accessed from any location – the office, a remote site, an employee's home or even a mobile device. Plus, by delivering truly exceptional customer service, we not only make HR tasks faster, simpler and more effective, we also help the HR department build stronger relationships with all their customers.
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  • Jobscience    1

    Recruiting Software
    Jobscience offers an all-in-one recruitment platform that allows recruitment staff to find, engage, qualify, & hireread more new talent - combining a CRM with an ATS.
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  • iCIMS Applicant Tracking System    13

    Top Rated Applicant Tracking and Recruiting Software
    Use iCIMS to attract new recruits through career portals, job boards & social recruiting, then manage the applicationread more process, from screening to onboarding.
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What is Applicant Tracking (ATS) Software?

Applicant tracking software (ATS) is used by human resources professionals to better manage the entire recruiting process - from applicant searching, to screening, interviewing and hiring. These solutions allow you to manage large amounts of job applicants by sorting and filtering candidates based on pre-defined filters. They also provide a secure platform to store and backup key applicant information, including resumes, cover letters, screening tests, interview notes and progress reports.

When HR teams, recruiters, managers and employers are faced with large volumes of incoming resumes, these can be narrowed down based on the criteria you set using your applicant tracking system. This might include filtering by former employment, years of experience, grades achieved, schools attended and certain skills, abilities or certificates attained.

Applicant tracking software (ATS) not only helps to reduce the number of curriculum vitaes "CVs" you need to read, but can also provide an overview of the total number of CVs received and organize them in a logical way. Applications and resumes can be searched within the database using key terms and specific filters. This archiving makes it easy to compare like-for-like CVs, as well as to retrieve previously received CVs for new job openings.

Data is not only pulled from resumes and applications, but can also be garnered from other sources, such as social media platforms. Data protection features form a common part of most applicant tracking systems, helping you ensure you meet legislative requirements.

In addition to data mining, many applicant tracking systems help to attract the right candidates by helping to create job posts and bulletin boards. These features can be useful for making job positions available to internal candidates on a corporate career site before recruiting externally.

Many of these solutions also facilitate the training and onboarding of new candidates, providing features such as background checks, interview and training tools. These solutions also provide collaboration tools for team members and managers such as note leaving and commenting on the progress of interviews, training and on-boarding.

Applicant tracking systems often form part of larger HR software suites, as well as forming integrations or add-ons with talent management solutions. These applications can be beneficial to agency recruiters, large enterprises and small businesses alike.

Key Features & Benefits

  • C.V. collection, storing and sorting
  • C.V. search and filtering by specific criteria
  • Backup and secure storage of personal data
  • Applicant tracking and progress reports
  • Job post creation, publishing and distribution
  • Application forms, questionnaires and screening test creation
  • Company career page hosting and management
  • Recruitment workflow management and task assignment
  • Collaboration tools for instant feedback
  • Interview, training and on-boarding tools

Applicant Tracking (ATS) Category Leaders Q2 2016

GetApp's quarterly ranking showcases the top 25 Applicant Tracking (ATS) apps based in the cloud. Each app is scored using five factors, worth 20 points each, for a total possible score out of 100. These factors include user reviews, integrations, mobile app availability, media presence, and security. Each app's score is independent of commercial interests and existing relationships that GetApp has with app vendors.

Scroll down for more details about how we calculate scores.

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Integrations
Mobile
Media
Security

1. Jobvite

Recruiting software to accelerate your hiring process
69
13
20
0
17
19

2. Zoho Recruit

All in one staffing and recruiting software
69
8
19
12
20
10

3. Workable

Modern Hiring Software
67
18
19
0
16
14

4. Greenhouse

The First Recruiting Optimization Platform
64
16
19
0
16
13

5. Breezy HR

Recruiting software for fast growing, modern teams.
64
20
18
12
2
12

6. iCIMS Applicant Tracking System

Top Rated Applicant Tracking and Recruiting Software
63
13
19
0
16
15

7. PCRecruiter

The flexible, affordable, web-based solution for recruitment and sourcing.
63
13
18
13
5
14

8. CATS

CATS applicant tracking system: Everything you need to hire!
57
16
19
0
5
17

9. ZipRecruiter

Job posting & Applicant Tracking software
57
9
11
20
17

10. Crelate Talent

Talent tracking and candidate management for professional recruiters
53
13
11
14
2
13

11. HiringThing

We're changing how companies hire.
52
13
11
13
4
11

12. Recruitee

An all-in-one hiring platform for teams of all sizes.
51
16
18
6
4
7

13. Talentsquare

Applicant tracking System / Recruiting Software
48
8
11
6
10
13

14. JobAdder

Recruitment Software Simplified
48
12
5
13
7
11

15. HireMojo

We make hiring easy. Complete Hiring Automation - Free Demo!
45
13
16
0
3
13

16. TAM

TAM Simply Works!
44
12
19
0
2
11

17. Bullhorn

Recruiting and applicant tracking software
42
5
11
13
13

18. Hyrell

Applicant Tracking & Recruiting Software
40
15
5
0
3
17

19. VidCruiter VidInterviewing

The New Standard for Recruiting - Video Interviewing
39
11
0
13
4
11

20. Comeet

Collaborative recruiting + applicant tracking = better hires
37
0
19
0
3
15

21. Fitzii

Free ATS & Complete Hiring Platform for SMBs
34
14
8
0
2
10

22. Recruiterbox

Recruiting Software & Applicant Tracking System
32
13
3
0
16

23. Valuehire

SaaS/Cloud recruitment software for agencies & employers
31
10
5
0
2
14

24. Jazz

The Resumator is now Jazz
29
10
8
0
11

25. ApplicantPro

Hiring Made Easy.
27
12
3
0
4
8
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Who is the ranking for?

This ranking is for business owners and decision makers looking for a first glance at the leading cloud-based Applicant Tracking (ATS) software in the industry. The data serves as a point of reference highlighting the key factors that small businesses should look at when first analyzing a piece of software. These factors include user perception (reviews), compatibility (integrations and mobile app availability), market presence (media presence), and security features (security).

For more details on why we chose these data points, take a look at our industry research reports, which provide in-depth explanations of each data point, as well as trends in the industry.

How are the scores calculated?

An app’s score is calculated based on five unique data points and is completely independent of any relationships that GetApp has with app vendors. The data points are calculated as outlined below:

User Reviews

The score for user reviews is calculated using a Bayesian estimate, which is a weighted average that includes the number of reviews and the rating of an app, benchmarked against other apps in the category. This raw number is then scaled to represent a value between one and 20.

Integrations

Integration scores are calculated by scaling and adding two different averages for the number of listed integrations on GetApp: the first 15 points are awarded for the total number of integrations scaled against the average for the top 25 percent of apps in the category, while the final five points are awarded for the total number of integrations scaled against the leader in the category.

Mobile Platforms

Mobile platform scores are calculated using data from Google Play and the Apple App Store. Five points are awarded for having an Android App, and another five for an iOS app. The additional 10 points are calculated based on the user ratings of the app in each store, rated out of five, for a total of 20 points.

Media Presence

Media presence is calculated using the number of Twitter followers and Facebook fans a vendor has. Each social network contributes a maximum of 10 points to the total score. The first five points are awarded for total number of followers scaled against the average number of followers that each vendor in the category has, while the remaining five points are awarded based on the total number of followers, this time scaled against the category leaders. The scores for Facebook and Twitter are added together for a total score out of 20.

Security

Security is calculated using answers from a vendor-completed survey. The questions in the survey are based on the Cloud Security Alliance self-assessment form as part of the Security, Trust & Assurance Registry. With 15 questions, each answer is assigned a point value based on vendor response, with additional points given for security certifications, for a maximum possible score of 20.

In the event of a tie, each data point is weighted for importance, with security taking precedent, followed by reviews, integrations, mobile apps, and media presence, respectively.