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10 best recruiting software for small businesses in 2024

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10 best recruiting software for small businesses in 2024
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Let’s be real. Hiring can be a pain in the you know what. That’s exactly why recruiting software was created.

If you’re here, it probably means you could use a hand, and we’re more than happy to give you one. ✋ We know a thing or two about the hiring process and we’re all about helping small businesses with big hearts make meaningful hires!

As you can imagine, there are tons of different recruiting software and tools out there with a multitude of features. Think of them like fingerprints. At first glance they might look pretty similar, but each one is totally unique! And they should be, because every company has unique needs.

We’ve got a list of top-rated recruiting software for you to consider and compare. Below we’ll include all the information we think you’ll need to choose the one that’ll help you bring in your next hire(s). You ready?

The top recruiting software for small businesses in 2024

  1. <a href="#Homerun">Homerun</a> – Easy-to-use recruitment software designed specifically for small businesses
  2. <a href="#Bamboo">BambooHR</a> – All-in-one HR tool with hiring features
  3. <a href="#Workable">Workable</a> – Feature-packed ATS for recruiting pros
  4. <a href="#Teamtailor">Teamtailor</a> – Applicant tracking system “for all types of companies”
  5. <a href="#Breezy">Breezy</a> – Tool with tons of templates to streamline hiring
  6. <a href="#JazzHR">JazzHR</a> – Recruitment, onboarding and HR management tool
  7. <a href="#Freshteam">Freshteam</a> – Employee management and hiring tool designed to reduce workload
  8. <a href="#Greenhouse">Greenhouse</a> – Pricier tool packed with plenty of features, integrations and DE&I solutions
  9. <a href="#Lever">Lever</a> – ATS + CRM = powerful Talent Relationship Management platform
  10. <a href="#GoHire">GoHire</a> – Simple hiring platform to help you automate tasks

What to look for in small business recruiting software

Small businesses typically don’t have dedicated recruiters or hiring managers in place to attract and hire top talent. That means you and your team members are taking care of the tasks associated with hiring alongside your regular work, which is, well…a lot of work!

According to a recent survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 49% of small businesses say it is hard to find candidates with the skills they need and 42% say it is hard to compete for talent with larger enterprises.

Many companies are also struggling to maintain a clear overview of their hiring process – wading through messy shared inboxes and updating spreadsheets manually.

As a small business, you’ll want a recruiting software that is going to help you:

  • organize your hiring process
  • stand out to talent
  • connect with qualified candidates
  • collaborate seamlessly with your team
  • create a positive candidate experience

If that sounds good to you, now would be a good time to take a gander at our list of 10 high-quality hiring tools and how each bit of technology compare to one another.

The top 10 hiring software solutions for small businesses

<div id="Homerun">1. Homerun</div>

An easy-to-use recruitment software designed specifically for small businesses

Just because we put ourselves at the top of the list, it doesn’t mean we think we are the best recruiting software in the world. 🌍 It means we truly believe we’re one of the very best for small businesses – and our customers agree.

Homerun was built around three principles: we help you organize your hiring workflow, collaborate with your team and connect with candidates to make hiring easier, more meaningful and personal. Our software is designed for small businesses who want to attract the right talent and create a positive candidate experience, all while streamlining their entire hiring workflow. Because you’ve got to have time to work too, right?

If you don’t have much (or even any) hiring experience or you’re not especially tech savvy, that’s not a problem. Our intuitive tool makes it easy to:

Homerun's hiring dashboard
Homerun's hiring dashboard gives you a crystal clear overview of you're hiring to-dos

Of course there are a bunch of other features to make your life easier, like automated confirmation emails, bulk actions and dedicated features that enable you to remain compliant with data privacy laws.

Companies also appreciate our carefully-crafted, ready-to-use job post and job description templates, and our customizable application forms that allow you to add any job application questions you like. With these tools at your fingertips, you can start literally start hiring in minutes.

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Even our sign-up process is super simple. For our 15-day free trial, you only need to input the most basic of information and there’s no credit card required.

"As our team grew and we started to hire more, Homerun helped us profesionalize our hiring process in a very lightweight and agile way." -Brittany Burns, Director of Strategy at Fashion for Good

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: On the software review site Capterra, a Customer Success Manager noted, “Homerun has a very keen eye for design. The user interface is easy to navigate and simple to understand. They make it very easy to create beautiful job posts without the help of a designer or developer.” Isabel Machielse of Dopper also praised our thoughtful features and ease-of-use.

➖ Cons: A reviewer in IT and Services recently had this to say on G2: “We're looking to take our reporting to the next level and Homerun doesn't offer the visuals that we need. You will get some reporting but the information is raw and doesn't tell a story.” We hear you, G2 reviewer, and appreciate the feedback.

Our Insights page currently gives a clear, digestible overview of the hiring metrics we feel are most important for smaller companies and teams. We’ve found that advanced metrics are most useful for pro recruiters and can be overwhelming for hiring managers at small to medium-sized businesses, which is why we decided to keep it simple.

☝️Homerun’s fingerprint: Built specifically for small businesses, with an easy-to-use interface, beautifully-designed job posts, helpful templates that’ll have you hiring in just a few clicks and friendly and dedicated Customer Support (we’ve got a 98.8% customer satisfaction rating on Intercom). If you want to start hiring immediately and create a positive and memorable candidate experience, then Homerun is the recruitment software for you.

Free plan? Nope but you can start your free 15-day trial to see how Homerun can help you grow.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: There’s a Light Plan (69€/month paid annually, includes 3 job slots), a Basic Plan (129€/month annually, includes 6 job slots) and a Plus Plan (199€/month annually, includes 10 job slots with the ability to add more). There is an option to pay monthly as well. If you want to take Homerun for a test drive before you buy, businesses have the option of trying Homerun free for 15 days.</div></p>

<div id="Bamboo">2. BambooHR</div>

An all-in-one HR tool with hiring features

For small to midsize businesses, BambooHR combines multiple systems into one HR platform. We view this as more of an HR tool with hiring features, but if you need a mix of both, this one might be good for you!

With BambooHR, you can:

  • track and hire job applicants
  • view advanced reporting on candidates and employees and access HR management tools
  • onboard and offboard employees
  • track employee time and PTO

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In terms of hiring, BambooHR allows you to create simple and clean job posts, organize applicant information and automate several processes for simplified workflows. You can view centralized candidate data on both desktop and mobile, ensuring everyone involved is on the same page.

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If you see your company growing quickly and also need HR tools, then Bamboo could be a helpful tool for you.

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A People Operations Manager on Capterra shared, "I love the onboarding and self-service portal. It is very impressive as a new hire to be able to see the birthdays, anniversaries and days off of the team."

➖ Cons: You need to determine if the current setup will work for your business. On GetApp, a reviewer in Legal Services noted, ”It requires that you assign each employee to directly report to someone else, which doesn't always make sense in a company structured like ours.”

☝️BambooHR’s fingerprint: They have an ATS app for iOS and Android so you can post jobs on the go and review candidates as soon as they submit an application. Collaborators can see resumes, view responses to candidate questions and provide ratings and feedback from anywhere.

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: There is a free 7-day trial which gives you access to some key features. BambooHR has two separate plans (Essentials and Advantage) and a suite of add-on options, but you must contact them for a quote.</div></p>

<div id="Workable">3. Workable</div>

A feature-packed ATS for recruiting pros

Workable is a software solution that gives you access to hundreds of job boards, eSignature and offer letters, branded career pages, AI-powered sourcing capabilities, third-party integrations, reports and self-scheduling. There’s a LOT to learn and consider here, so you can request a guided tour with a product specialist.

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Made for companies with anywhere from 1 to 1000+ employees, some of Workable’s most notable features include:

  • AI Recruiter, which runs a search of the best passive and existing candidates and provides a list of the top 50 instantly.
  • People Search, a full Boolean search of 400+ professionals and a Chrome extension built into the Applicant Tracking System.
  • Workable Referrals, with optional rewards for each job.

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Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A reviewer on GetApp appreciates the variety of features, sharing, “It has a great analytics dashboard, a user-friendly mobile app, and a fantastic People Function that allows you to source passive candidates directly from the ATS, which might be very handy, especially for teams that don't have a LinkedIn Corporate Recruiter license.”

➖ Cons: Only Super Admins in your Workable account can add and edit communication templates, and it appears that information on candidates is not seamlessly accessed by everyone in the company. A reviewer on TrustRadius explains, “Each user that does hiring has a specific log in where they are able to view candidates for the job listing that they posted. So in my particular department, I can view one job listing, and my coworker can view a different if we are each hiring.”

☝️Workable’s fingerprint: They offer candidate surveys and EEO/OFCCP reporting, depending on your plan. (Note: Equal Employment Opportunity settings apply to jobs within the U.S. only. 🇺🇸 They focus on ethnicity and gender, while Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs deal with federally-approved questions about Veteran status and disability.) If your company is obligated to collect and report EEO/OFCCP data to the U.S. government, then these features will come in handy for you!

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: Workable is one of the pricier options for small businesses. They have a 15-day free trial, a Starter plan with 2 job slots for $1788/year, a Standard plan for $3,588/year or a Premier plan for $7,188. Other optional tools: video interviews ($49-$99/month depending on your plan), texting ($39-$79/month) and assessments ($29-$59/month).</div></p>

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<div id="Teamtailor">4. Teamtailor</div>

An applicant tracking system “for all types of companies”

Teamtailor has dubbed themselves “the applicant tracking system made for all types of companies.” That means they’re aiming to please businesses from small to enterprise-level and the candidates that come into their hiring pipeline. Their recruiting software focuses on:

  • employer branding through customized career sites
  • growing your talent pool
  • working as a team to manage hiring processes

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Teamtailor provides:

  • automated triggers
  • a customized recruiting funnel
  • easy-to-build career sites
  • bulk actions
  • search and filters

Their helpful analytics dashboard helps you make data-driven decisions, understand where your applicants are coming from and identify bottlenecks in your recruitment processes.

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If you’re a small startup that’s aiming to one day be enterprise level, Teamtailor could be the tool you want to grow with.

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: On GetApp, an HR Manager reflected, “The candidate storage is great, and easy to maneuver when you need to find that candidate from six months ago (what-was-his-name?). Incredible to make sure no candidate is left unanswered and completely in regulation with GDPR. One less thing to worry about.”

➖ Cons: A Researcher from one small business said in her review on G2, “The survey tools are less flexible than we would like, i.e. we didn't find a way to include an open-ended question.”

☝️Teamtailor’s fingerprint: They offer a range of social media integrations for a fee. For example, they will analyze your paid job ad and target the relevant audience on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or LinkedIn, expanding your talent pool.

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: They have a free trial which is easy enough to sign up for but you'll have to contact them for pricing and plans.</div></p>

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<div id="Breezy">5. Breezy</div>

A tool with tons of templates to streamline hiring

Breezy (formerly called BreezyHR) offers a variety of recruiting features like branded career sites, access to over 50 job boards, automation, background screening integrations, resume parsing and self-scheduling interviews. You can make a career page using their software or use a widget to embed a branded list of open jobs on your existing career page.

Breezy’s interface allows for seamless communication with applicants and team members.

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You may end up hiring more diverse staff as well, as Breezy has integrations with many Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)-focused job sites.

Breezy offers:

  • comprehensive candidate profiles, helping you assess, contact and interview candidates
  • automated workflows allowing users to send messages, questionnaires, assessments and more
  • easy integration with Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) to record new hires in your HR system (Business plan only)
  • custom offer templates, built-in eSignatures and background screening services

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A Game Programmer on Capterra recently shared about Breezy, “It helps us keep track of every prospect, regardless of whether or not they're a good fit. When managing new employees and keeping track of all meetings, interviews, and other stages required is a problem, you might want to give this a shot.”

➖ Cons: Scheduling needs some updates. According to one hiring manager on G2, “They only allow me to block time by the hour each day. So if I am available to interview a candidate on Monday from 9-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m. and later in the day at 5-6 p.m., I cannot do that. It has to be set hours in a row for all the days. Hiring managers do not have the type of availability. Their availability varies by time and day. I have had to purchase a Calendly account for all hiring managers to be able to sync their calendar availability and set their custom availability hours.”

☝️Breezy’s fingerprint: They have a handy Candidate Sourcing Extension for single-click sourcing from LinkedIn, Indeed, AngelList, Xing and more.

Free plan? Yes — for one position or pool.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: Breezy offers a free 14-day trial. From there, you can explore the following plans: Bootstrap is a basic free version with one job slot, the Startup plan is $157/month billed annually, Growth is $273/month billed annually and Business is $439/month billed annually. All paid plans include unlimited positions. (Note: The least expensive plan doesn’t include features such as customizable scorecards, multiple recruiting pipelines, employee referrals, eSignatures or nurture campaigns.)</div></p>

<div id="JazzHR">6. JazzHR</div>

A recruitment, onboarding and HR management tool

Hey look! It’s another recruiting software with HR in the name! You know what that means. In addition to some typical ATS features, you can also digitize the offer management process and automate new hire onboarding.

Jazz HR is on a mission to streamline the entire recruiting process from start to finish. You can make a customized career page and use branded message templates and email sync to communicate with candidates.

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With JazzHR you have access to:

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A Director of HR for a small non-profit organization had this to say about JazzHR on TrustRadius: ”It's a very big help to have all the documents and notes about each candidate from every stage in one place that's secure and shareable. And the initial screening step is invaluable to let us focus on follow up with truly quality candidates.”

➖ Cons: You need to set aside some time to learn how to use everything. An Operations Bookkeeper on G2 put it this way: “There is a definite learning curve when it comes to using JazzHR, but once you get used to it, it's very user-friendly.”

☝️JazzHR’s fingerprint: They include Knockout Questions, which automatically disqualify candidates based on certain responses on their applications. (Available within the Plus and Pro plans.)

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: JazzHR features a 21-day free trial. The Hero plan includes three job slots and is $49/month for small teams and $99/month for staffing companies if you pay in advance annually. The Pro plan is $239/month paid annually and includes unlimited job slots, enhanced ATS, interviews and assessments. The Plus plan is $359/month paid annually and includes offers, eSignatures, reporting and compliance.</div></p>

<div id="Freshteam">7. Freshteam</div>

An employee management and hiring tool designed to reduce workload

Freshteam automates processes to help you cultivate a top talent pool and onboard new team members faster. The main idea, in their words, is to use their software to “reduce mundane HR workload and focus on what matters.” They claim that HR teams that use Freshteam save 50% in recruiting costs and reduce 75% of HR workload.

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These are some of the most valued Freshteam features used by small and mid-size businesses as well as large enterprises:

  • self-service portal
  • alerts/notifications
  • employee database
  • employee management
  • reporting/analytics

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Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A GetApp reviewer working in Technology shared, “The best thing is it has a very powerful tracking and reporting system. I can generate all my reports on a single click. It’s based on SAAS, hence I can use it anywhere and everywhere. It has a mobile app as well for fast and quick checks.”

➖ Cons: Overall, the software is affordable but there are some hidden fees. A reviewer on Capterra shared, “The documents features such as right to work ID is behind a paywall which can be pricey for a start-up like us. Overall the pricing is high for small start-ups like us.”

☝️Freshteam’s fingerprint: The HR software includes personal time off tracking and time off reports for teams that give a view into upcoming leaves, absenteeism trends and more.

Free plan? Yes.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: There is a free 21-day trial. The Free Forever plan includes up to three job postings and a basic career site. The Growth plan is 1,20€/employee/month + a 71€/month platform fee (all paid in one go annually) and includes 20 job postings and a customizable career site. The Pro plan is 2,40€/employee/month + a 119€/month platform fee paid annually.</div></p>

<div id="Greenhouse">8. Greenhouse</div>

A pricier tool packed with plenty of features, integrations and DE&I solutions

Greenhouse has designed recruiting and onboarding products and solutions for companies hiring 1 or 100 employees at a time. Their goal is to help you build “a sophisticated hiring organization” while tracking, measuring and improving your processes.

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Their Essential plan includes:

  • applicant tracking
  • structured hiring
  • team collaboration
  • automated task management
  • multi-channel sourcing
  • core reports

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A reviewer on Software Advice shared, “Overall Greenhouse is a great piece of software and real kudos for their engineering and design team. It has more than 200+ integrations which is incomparable to any other ATS system. It has an option to invite third parties to participate in recruitment processes (e.g. recruitment agency or RPO agency) which is great in today’s world.”

➖ Cons: On G2, a Senior Manager in Talent Acquisition recently noted, “While Greenhouse collects a TON of data, it's hard to do anything useful with it unless you are a trained data analyst; because you have to develop all your visualizations to interpret anything outside of the offer details report.”

Another reviewer warned about the data, “When pulling reports in Greenhouse, it can look very messy depending on how you set up your interviewing stages. If you want a clean report, then it is best to set up your interview stages consistently across the organization.”

☝️Greenhouse’s fingerprint: Their dedication to diversity and inclusion in hiring. Their DE&I solutions are built in to address unconscious bias and promote inclusion throughout the hiring process. For example, candidates can pre-record the correct pronunciation of their name and indicate their personal pronouns so the team can get it right and candidates feel seen and acknowledged.

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: There are three plans — Essential, Advanced and Expert – that include different features for small, midsize and Enterprise-level businesses. You must request a demo to learn about pricing. From what we've heard, you pay dearly (between $6-$25K annually) for those features and 200+ integrations.</div></p>

<div id="Lever">9. Lever</div>

ATS + CRM = powerful Talent Relationship Management platform

Lever combines ATS and CRM functionality in a single platform so employers at companies of all sizes and needs can source, nurture and manage candidates in one place. The ATS + CRM combo results in a strong Talent Acquisition Software, also known as a TRM (Talent Relationship Management) platform.

Too many acronyms for you? Then maybe it’s better to focus on the fact that Lever has received some noteworthy awards, including RemoteTech’s Breakthrough Award for Recruiting Solution of the Year.

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Some notable Lever features include:

  • resume parsing
  • candidate search
  • user permissions
  • metrics tracking
  • DE&I solutions
  • advanced automation and HR (add-ons)

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: Lever is especially helpful if you need to do a lot of hiring. An Operations Associate at a nonprofit said on TrustRadius, “It is a huge time saver when trying to fill multiple openings at an organization where employees are always coming and going. If you have a lot of interns, temporary staff, and/or contractors then Lever might be right for you.”

➖ Cons: A People and Capability Development Lead for a small business revealed on G2, ”Some features are very 'North American' specific and don't cater to international privacy laws, which does add some time or doesn't allow for some features to integrate in a way we would need them to. Also not being able to customize your dashboard can take a little more time to get used to a new way of working. You also can't select a default currency during the offer process - which is a minor thing but frustrating all the same.”

☝️Lever’s fingerprint: The scheduling feature is top-notch. One Administrator from a small biotech company explored a few different recruiting software and learned, “The interview scheduling feature was the best out of all the vendors we evaluated, and would be a game-changer for any organization that struggles with keeping up with scheduling tasks.”

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<img src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/5e1452b8eb497cb0d999c76f/6490810241a2b9cf62b97021_Lever%20scheduling.png" loading="lazy" alt="Lever scheduling tool" class="browser-image"></div><center><i>Keep track of your many candidate interviews with Lever's built-in calendar</center></i>

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: Wah, wah. This is another "must request a demo" situation. We know that Lever's pricing system is based on cost per employee plus an implementation fee, but you’ll have to contact them for details.</div></p>

<div id="GoHire">10. GoHire</div>

A simple hiring platform to help you automate tasks

GoHire’s platform enables you to take control of your hiring pipeline – helping you create career pages and job posts, connect with candidates and schedule interviews.

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<img src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/5e1452b8eb497cb0d999c76f/6490816a8582c2eff7093e15_GoHire%20interface.png" loading="lazy" alt="GoHire interface" class="browser-image"></div><center><i>GoHire's clean and easy-to-understand interface</center></i>

The candidate CRM allows you to organize, filter and search for candidates within the dashboard and also stores information like their answers to questionnaires.

With GoHire, you’ve got:

  • interview scheduling
  • resume parsing
  • user permission settings
  • templates
  • online knowledge base
  • mobile-friendly application forms

Word on the street:

➕ Pros: A Creative Director at a small design agency shared on Capterra, “We've not had the best experience with recruitment agencies. We've had a number of employees who have failed to live up to the expectations set out by recruiters and as such have been costly to our business. GoHire allows us to take power back and to recruit in a way that suits us….Overall, just a great way to streamline your recruitment efforts.”

➖ Cons: The job description templates are all in British English, which may not make sense for every company. The CEO of a small American marketing firm pointed out: “An ability to have U.S. English as an option for the job descriptions would be nice.” He admits, “There are enough differences that are small enough that they are easy to look past when you are trying to get a job up quickly and utilize their job descriptions,” but if you want the words to reflect you and your brand, you’ll need to do the edits yourself.

☝️GoHire’s fingerprint: Their integration of social media and job boards. You have the ability to post to multiple job sites like Indeed, Glassdoor, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn in one click for maximum reach and effect.

Free plan? No.

<div class="inpage-callout-container"><p class="inpage-banner-text">Pricing: There is a free 14-day trial. The Starter package costs £69/month billed annually for three active job posts, the Growth plan (£99/month billed annually) includes 10 job posts and features like bulk actions, and the Pro plan unlocks unlimited postings at £199/month billed annually.</div></p>

Recruiting software for small businesses compared

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class="inpage-table-header">Resume <br>Parsing</div><div id="w-node-c389bc2c-24e8-03f3-27e7-eea746a296f9-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-header">Flexible <br>Apply Forms</div><div id="w-node-_5002ed98-997d-47be-cc64-07b33aa58afa-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Homerun</strong></div><div id="w-node-bab12ec0-1c28-9ed2-18c1-b8b4f9e818e9-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-bab12ec0-1c28-9ed2-18c1-b8b4f9e818ea-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_61eaa8f0-3acb-8ca5-5686-3c209e5f1f94-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem z-1">❌</div><div id="w-node-a4c37ede-8b66-8c4a-9400-2fd0a869428c-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-a4c37ede-8b66-8c4a-9400-2fd0a869428d-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-ebc9fd87-21c3-beff-9745-f65a1a8d6e7a-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>BambooHR</strong></div><div id="w-node-b5ea1b73-8b1b-3555-0393-e56902c2584f-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-b5ea1b73-8b1b-3555-0393-e56902c25850-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_7bd78e1b-a639-4e9c-f2e3-23641e07bbb8-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_7bd78e1b-a639-4e9c-f2e3-23641e07bbb9-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_3c56824b-65df-77eb-3534-9d071e9b8246-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-d352363a-0a80-3138-ea69-853e750cbf8b-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-d352363a-0a80-3138-ea69-853e750cbf8c-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_3a800c2b-b83b-a4d5-9239-fd68a2191777-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_3a800c2b-b83b-a4d5-9239-fd68a2191778-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_82923b1b-f0d8-9b2f-71fb-319bb4a022b5-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_82923b1b-f0d8-9b2f-71fb-319bb4a022b6-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-bed85303-0f31-c663-e7ac-c95ccf4617b7-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Workable</strong></div><div id="w-node-_8c011b8a-5d67-8b0c-3cc0-9bf274b7a15c-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_9e6ff7b3-bfbe-ff51-57fa-8a510f518235-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_3d79c08d-bb54-fc71-7e06-1efbc40012d0-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">€25/month</div><div id="w-node-f663f98d-5d0b-41bb-9491-1bf76ccd9cdb-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Teamtailor</strong></div><div id="w-node-_65caa4f5-91b3-d01a-7ebd-45d6ee6491e3-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Breezy</strong></div><div id="w-node-_66cd5f71-d3fe-823f-e07c-a29823400e8a-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_66cd5f71-d3fe-823f-e07c-a29823400e8b-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_5959591b-d8d8-fc1e-7b45-d15dcf3fcf89-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-e7f851a4-982f-d095-efa5-dac58b058e68-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-e7f851a4-982f-d095-efa5-dac58b058e69-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_08b3462c-e68b-459b-1146-8b257c9e657e-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-ac9dcc9f-7d5e-1cb2-7e25-e8d82542813a-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Contact for pricing</div><div id="w-node-_38e973ac-b291-6ee5-c05a-963035520fc8-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_38e973ac-b291-6ee5-c05a-963035520fc9-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_6cc306ed-8a25-83ae-fdbf-609a33ca3276-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_6cc306ed-8a25-83ae-fdbf-609a33ca3277-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_7a8d372c-db90-db5f-e374-0d0ce06ac366-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>JazzHR</strong></div><div id="w-node-a243a3ab-3cf3-cbc6-5554-88d8f9367d92-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Freshteam</strong></div><div id="w-node-_0ecca850-45d2-1e47-5aec-42ac198b1300-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_0ecca850-45d2-1e47-5aec-42ac198b1301-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-c50ad7a4-cef9-9b89-cffd-9892d2708bd5-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Greenhouse</strong></div><div id="w-node-_874e185d-3dfa-078c-ea5c-1e7df76e1aa6-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_69e767a7-a2f4-d730-eb0f-058632617d59-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>Lever</strong></div><div id="w-node-ee4d8e3f-31ed-8f57-b6d0-002a04494dbe-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-ee4d8e3f-31ed-8f57-b6d0-002a04494dbf-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_5ef42bf5-c55e-97c5-ecac-5cacd9d9453a-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_5ef42bf5-c55e-97c5-ecac-5cacd9d9453b-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_4cc89de1-f627-d179-4580-63be0fbb21a8-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_4cc89de1-f627-d179-4580-63be0fbb21a9-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-b7cf1ddf-049f-867c-695a-6143f3d90db4-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-fc8f90a8-84d3-85e0-699d-71d13cdb2549-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">$149/month</div><div id="w-node-_4a82903e-e162-90ea-3b79-b95f6ec9521b-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_4a82903e-e162-90ea-3b79-b95f6ec9521c-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_79f9b603-de7e-b67d-4578-8e3c2608fc8c-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_8b661612-1cbd-92ba-41df-5b4971074cab-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_8b661612-1cbd-92ba-41df-5b4971074cac-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_82847eaa-90e6-a291-6892-c5ff23fb6dad-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_7200c766-6667-79c6-6624-13fbd64da3a4-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_7200c766-6667-79c6-6624-13fbd64da3a5-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_4bc38a04-788c-abdb-6d09-07510a5b4d7e-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem first"><strong>GoHire</strong></div><div id="w-node-_6b54fe08-77bb-ba41-5ac0-6fbe6715b197-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_6b54fe08-77bb-ba41-5ac0-6fbe6715b198-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-d97f7dcf-971b-5419-2997-9102f44dc356-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-d97f7dcf-971b-5419-2997-9102f44dc357-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-b86bee4e-63c9-93c5-60fa-19a5f0c4d06b-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-b86bee4e-63c9-93c5-60fa-19a5f0c4d06c-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_12a0b97b-64e1-0ac1-961a-b76a850dc3fa-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_12a0b97b-64e1-0ac1-961a-b76a850dc3fb-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_5dc3e976-23ed-29d7-91ca-3c7e306096d6-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_5dc3e976-23ed-29d7-91ca-3c7e306096d7-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_90233c16-d42e-2294-253e-5d37dc34e145-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-cc7628f9-bf5f-0146-26be-67ab2cb02974-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-cc7628f9-bf5f-0146-26be-67ab2cb02975-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_7928bad6-9a2d-2c3b-5c67-f4355b325edb-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_7928bad6-9a2d-2c3b-5c67-f4355b325edc-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_784e43a2-f62a-5991-8618-cbb6e43fe99a-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Contact for pricing</div><div id="w-node-_8302b756-21a6-2f91-c440-b513ccda8540-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_8302b756-21a6-2f91-c440-b513ccda8541-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_8d121c1c-a697-96ee-e576-d147811dde7c-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div 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src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-ac13fa1d-b661-2606-3730-2bf6e248b1cf-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-ac13fa1d-b661-2606-3730-2bf6e248b1d0-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_60c26027-e262-f0cf-1354-ca15c1d9fc58-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_60c26027-e262-f0cf-1354-ca15c1d9fc59-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-eb24fe1a-a9c6-31d5-2f56-32c574078dcc-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_9804e7db-0fcc-a112-a947-b43e41353083-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_9804e7db-0fcc-a112-a947-b43e41353084-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_09592d62-2ecf-b4aa-b27c-511c3b78713d-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-d3588df9-7dc9-5252-0e91-5619ba243b49-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Growth plan</div><div id="w-node-db44dc4b-4a0f-656d-f2ab-91d1754197c7-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">$157/month</div><div id="w-node-_7b6d9da4-b9a0-060c-593d-2db80a4adcba-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_4e442435-333d-9c1d-0639-0bb7ea17b8b8-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-a22623bc-407c-dcb3-a53c-fbb2114bdf80-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-a22623bc-407c-dcb3-a53c-fbb2114bdf81-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_19861995-4fa0-1485-ddc4-45d9cb80fa6c-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_19861995-4fa0-1485-ddc4-45d9cb80fa6d-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_491328f8-ad72-4db7-88e3-999f599f2889-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_05900a94-82f6-c472-5372-213e90e4fa42-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_05900a94-82f6-c472-5372-213e90e4fa43-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_9ec40c6c-ba33-54b8-ebde-89daf9dcf604-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">$49/month <br>(limited features)</div><div id="w-node-_55b32175-ad46-13ca-5c8e-557e80c0e8ce-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_55b32175-ad46-13ca-5c8e-557e80c0e8cf-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_7935c939-e9fc-be8b-3915-86ef7bbff71f-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">€1,20/employee/month + €71 platform fee</div><div id="w-node-_21e1d33c-8189-fa95-6444-fcc857cbeb12-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Must request a demo first</div><div id="w-node-_50e87e20-fe3f-1b37-a877-a31d9940d53f-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Growth plan</div><div id="w-node-_0a862f82-4bee-1fdd-f3ea-dbfae411a41f-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">❌</div><div id="w-node-_24d91bf3-2ad7-a012-5386-24ef7a62fbf2-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Pro plan</div><div id="w-node-f446d54e-2752-a024-9262-af9488163087-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Must request a demo first</div><div id="w-node-ac6630e3-7643-cb63-0aed-96585f7e6a8a-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-ac6630e3-7643-cb63-0aed-96585f7e6a8b-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-e393827a-f798-3072-f83e-1241b4517a91-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">£69/month</div><div id="w-node-_90891cfe-3449-0f1d-d775-8e8cd79eee33-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_90891cfe-3449-0f1d-d775-8e8cd79eee34-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_6b637880-ea76-3de0-f9f9-c951cc5d13c9-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_6b637880-ea76-3de0-f9f9-c951cc5d13ca-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-c66369bc-d6b9-59e2-eb92-7cd93aad25b7-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-c66369bc-d6b9-59e2-eb92-7cd93aad25b8-50722bbd" alt="" 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loading="lazy" id="w-node-a8f38cda-e635-a486-155d-18c6ee6b7a34-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_8c86fb31-0e20-3aef-25a1-47f3fcd11a42-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem"><img loading="lazy" id="w-node-_8c86fb31-0e20-3aef-25a1-47f3fcd11a43-50722bbd" alt="" src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/58d684124f3644b01d649b26/6231e93d13856e400e404516_Checkmark.svg"></div><div id="w-node-_029f26a5-ddf3-855a-2376-118701750951-50722bbd" class="inpage-table-rowitem">Growth plan</div></div></div>

Disclaimer: Recruitment software prices are subject to change after the publication of this article.

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If that’s us, then we’re elated 🎉 and we’ll continue to do our best to delight our customers and their candidates. And if it’s not us, then we hope you’ve learned some useful things and that we’ve pointed you in the right direction.

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You’ve gotten this far on your hard work and decisions, so when it comes to recruiting software, we’re sure you’ll choose the one that makes the most sense for you and your team. 😉 Happy hiring!

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FAQs on recruitment software for small businesses

1. What is recruiting software? And what's recruitment software for small businesses?

Recruiting software is designed to help companies source, screen, shortlist, communicate with and hire talent with an all-in-one system. Recruiting software for small businesses are typically cloud-based and are used to improve efficiency, communication and collaboration within the team and reduce time spent on manual recruitment tasks. An ideal hiring software will help you organize your hiring process, streamline HR workflows, create a positive candidate experience and hire top talent in less time.

2. What is the best small business recruitment software?

The best recruiting software is the one that is going to help you nurture and recruit talent seamlessly while meeting your small business’s unique needs. Homerun offers a beautifully designed, easy-to-use hiring platform packed with thoughtful features that help small businesses simplify hiring, stand out to talent and create a positive candidate experience. Start your free trial.

3. How do I select the right recruitment software to use?

Choosing the best recruitment software for your small team and business all comes down to what you're looking for. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

  1. Consider your business size relative to what the software offers: Small teams don't have a lot of time or resources that are often required to get started with enterprise-level recruitment software. The right small business recruiting tool has all the core features you’ll use for every job opening. This includes a career page builder, job posts, job applications, candidate profiles, email templates and scheduling, and a visual hiring pipeline.
  2. Keep costs and your tech stack in mind: As a small business, you can't break the bank on high-tech recruitment software. Instead, you need something affordable and flexible for your changing hiring needs. Consider the pricing plan options for your shortlist of software; do you have to pay a flat rate, pay per user, pay per vacancy, or pay per employee count? Also make sure you can pay monthly rather than annually, as a monthly plan will give you greater flexibility if your hiring volumes fluctuate.
  3. Decide on the features you need most: Write a list of the non-negotiable features for your new recruitment software. Nailing down your top hiring priorities and challenges will help keep you focused on what you most need. Recruitment software built for large businesses and enterprise companies often comes with complex, robust features that most small businesses will never have time to use.
  4. Evaluate the onboarding experience: Small teams hiring without the help of full-time recruiters lack the time to learn how to use complex recruitment software. In your search, make sure your small business recruiting tool is easy to set up and doesn't require much (if any) training.
  5. Test it out with a free trial: It's difficult to decide if a hiring tool is right for you unless you take it for a test run. The ideal recruitment software will have a trial period where you can test out the tool, try out all the features, and potentially even hire a new employee.

4. What features are most important when investing in recruitment software?

  1. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) streamlines the hiring process by managing job postings, tracking applicant data and organizing candidate information in one place.
  2. Online job application forms allow small teams to easily collect important information from candidates while making it easy for candidates to apply.
  3. Customizable job posts and career pages that directly reflect your brand and engage keen applicants.
  4. Candidate communication tools to keep applicants and candidates in the loop through every stage of the hiring process. Send "application received" emails and remind them of upcoming interviews to keep them engaged and informed.
  5. Reporting and analytics to provide high-level insights into recruitment metrics, helping you measure the effectiveness of your hiring strategies.

About the author
With a background in education and journalism, Brook has spent the past 18 years crafting and editing insightful content for small to medium-sized businesses. Her current favorite topics in the hiring space include employer branding and how to create a positive candidate experience. She lives in Toulouse with her husband, two sons and one sweet Staffy.

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