Recruiting software provides a simplified means for organizations to hire new personnel and track applicants over time. Two companies that provide this type of software are Bullhorn ATS and Sendouts. Their recruiting software is suitable for businesses of any size, but is particularly well-suited for independent recruiters and small to mid-sized businesses.
Bullhorn ATS and Sendouts share a lot of features in common. They both provide mass mailing features, job board posting and offer a candidate career portal. They also both have social media features like the ability to link to job postings from Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
The main difference is whether or not the features automatically come with the software. Bullhorn ATS, for example, only provides text messaging to candidates through an integrated application. That function is innately built into the Sendouts application. On a similar note, Bullhorn ATS can integrate with different CRM software, but Sendouts has its own internal CRM.
Both products are fully compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems. Bullhorn ATS also has a Mac version available, however, while Sendouts can only function on an Apple computer if you use an emulator. If you primarily use Macintosh computers, Bullhorn ATS is the clear winner here.
Sendouts and Bullhorn ATS are both compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and Android. It should be noted, however, that the mobile application for Bullhorn ATS requires the user to pay an additional fee.
The technical support for Sendouts and Bullhorn ATS is slightly different. Sendouts offers phone and email support on Monday through Friday between 7AM and 6PM. Bullhorn ATS offers phone and email support on Monday through Friday on a 24 hour basis, with emergency support available on weekends. That said, Sendouts also provides live chat support to its users, while Bullhorn ATS does not.
Sendouts and Bullhorn ATS both offer a wide variety of integrations. Sendouts can integrate with SGE Executive Tracker, CareerBuilder, Smartpost, and S2Verify. Bullhorn ATS can integrate with VerticalResponse, MSConnect, Exchange, eQuest and Interviewstream. Both products can integrate with Microsoft Outlook, CareerBuilder, Monster, Talentwise
Both products offer a robust API that allows developers to create their own applications. They also both have online documentation on how to use the API and a specific forum set up for software developers. You are unlikely to go wrong with either recruit management solution in this regard.
Bullhorn ATS has the Team Edition, which costs $89 per user per month and includes all of the basic features. They also have the Corporate Edition and the Enterprise Edition for medium-sized companies and large organizations. The cost for these editions can be as high as $169 per employee per month and requires a price quote.
Sendouts, on the other hand, starts at $99 per month and is based on the overall number of users. If you have eight or more users, the price drops slightly. This makes it a good choice for organizations with lots of employees.
The main difference between Bullhorn ATS and Sendouts is the features and the technical support. If you are going to need phone support late at night, then you might want to choose Bullhorn ATS. If you'd like an application that does not require integrations for extra functions, Sendouts is a great alternative.
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