Appcast - Top 4 Alternatives (Aug 2022)

Appcast Review
ITQlick Score: 86/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.7/5)
Pricing: 5/10 - average cost
Category: Recruitment -> Appcast -> Appcast competitors
Ranking:Ranked 13 out of 126 Recruitment systems
Company: Appcast, Inc
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop
Links: Appcast review, Appcast alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 26, 2022

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Appcast vs. Greenhouse Recruiting

Appcast and Greenhouse Recruiting share some features, including talent sourcing, reporting & analytics, bias & diversity management, machine learning & predictive analytics, etc. Unlike Appcast, Greenhouse offers assessments, interviews & scheduling, in-app team communication, etc. On the other hand, Appcast offers resume sourcing and programmatic recruiting, unlike Greenhouse Recruiting.

They are cloud-based recruiting solutions. Also, they are equally scalable for small, medium, and high-volume hiring operations for businesses of all sizes. Appcast and Greenhouse Recruiting do not disclose their pricing details. They target a similar customer base across different industries, including healthcare, retail, finance, etc.

Appcast was founded in 2014 and has received over 1.3 billion job posts. On the other hand, Greenhouse made the Inc. 5000 list in 2021 for the fourth consecutive time. Also, Appcast has a live chat support channel, which Greenhouse Recruiting does not offer.

Appcast vs. SmartRecruiters

Appcast offers talent sourcing, job advertising, job distribution, artificial intelligence/machine learning, career sites, etc., which SmartRecruiters also offers. Unlike Appcast, SmartRecruiters has a built-in applicant tracking system, AI recruiting, text recruiting, chatbot recruiting, and a CRM. Appcast offers a broader network of job sites, socials, and network connections for job distribution, unlike its alternative.

They are cloud-based recruiting software. SmartRecruiters is a leading provider of recruitment software solutions, while Appcast made the Inc. 5000 list four times in a row by 2021. Appcast and SmartRecruiters are equally scalable solutions for high-volume hiring and hyper-growth organizations.

They target a similar customer base, serving hiring managers, HR personnel, and recruitment teams in software development, financial services, healthcare, retail, etc. Unlike SmartRecruiters, Appcast has a live chat support channel. Also, SmartRecruiters offers a community forum support channel, unlike Appcast.

Appcast vs. iCIMS Talent Cloud

Appcast and iCIMS Talent Cloud have similar features, including talent attraction, performance analytics, job postings across job boards and social, etc. Unlike Appcast, iCIMS Talent Cloud offers a built-in applicant tracking system, candidate engagement, employee onboarding, video interviews, etc. Appcast offers programmatic recruiting and resume sourcing.

Appcast pricing is undisclosed and is billed for each job application, while iCIMS Talent Cloud does not disclose its pricing details. They are cloud-based recruiting solutions. Appcast and iCIMS Talent Cloud are equally scalable software options for the small, medium, and high-volume hiring needs of SMBs and enterprises. Unlike Talent Cloud, Appcast has a live chat support channel.

Appcast and iCIMS Talent Cloud serve talent management specialists and HR teams in businesses across several industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, retail, transportation & gig economy, financial services, etc. Appcast has received over 1.3 billion job posts since its birth in 2014, while iCIMS Talent Cloud has over 4,000 global brands as its customers.

Appcast alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Appcast that are worth checking out:

BirdDog Recruitment & Applicant Tracking for SMBs, Oracle Taleo for large size business, COMPAS for Staffing for growing companies, and Zoho Recruit for startups and SMBs.
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Appcast
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3.7/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
5/10
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3
Best for SMBs
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4.3/5
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96/100
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5/10
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36
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Oracle T...
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$5,000 per year
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22
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4/5
Score
91/100
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2/10
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$39.99 per user/month
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Zoho Rec...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$25 per recruiters/month
Functionality
20

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.