Compare Bullhorn ATS & CRM and SmartRecruiters - May 2024

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 20, 2024

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Bullhorn ATS & CRM or SmartRecruiters?

SmartRecruiters is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Bullhorn ATS & CRM, and Bullhorn ATS & CRM is rated higher (97/100) than SmartRecruiters (92/100). SmartRecruiters offers users more features (6) than Bullhorn ATS & CRM (5).

Looking for the right Applicant Tracking solution for your business? Buyers are primarily concerned about the real total cost of implementation (TCO), the full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, and the pros and cons. In this article we compare between the two software products:

Bullhorn, Inc Vs. SmartRecruiters

Bullhorn, Inc: Bullhorn is an international recruitment software company, delivering best-of-breed technology solutions for the world’s leading recruitment firms. Founded in 1999, Bullhorn pioneered the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for staffing and recruiting software, as well as innovations in mobile, candidate search, open API access, and social recruitin...

SmartRecruiters: SmartRecruiters social recruiting platform combines awesome free recruiting software with the best on-demand services to make hiring social, collaborative, enjoyable and, well…EASY! Eradicate Unemployment Our end goal is to eradicate unemployment. We leverage technology to give businesses easier access to talent and create more jobs as a resu...

Who is more expensive? Bullhorn ATS & CRM or SmartRecruiters?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Applicant Tracking software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for Bullhorn ATS & CRM and SmartRecruiters.

Bullhorn ATS & CRM price starts at $99 per user/month , On a scale between 1 to 10 Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Applicant Tracking software. SmartRecruiters price starts at $100 per user/month , When comparing SmartRecruiters to its competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Applicant Tracking software cost.

Bottom line: SmartRecruiters is more expensive than Bullhorn ATS & CRM.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Bullhorn ATS & CRM Vs. SmartRecruiters based on some of the most important and required Applicant Tracking features.

Bullhorn ATS & CRM: Billing & Invoicing, Applicant Tracking, Resume Database, Customer Relationship Management, Payroll.

SmartRecruiters: Applicant Tracking, Mobile Access, Recruiting Management, Reference Checking, Resume Database.

Target customer size

Bullhorn ATS & CRM's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, SmartRecruiters is a cross industry product that is scalable for any size of business.



Bullhorn ATS & CRM

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $99 per user/month

Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software is a cloud-based Application Tracking software that enables its users to manage candidate relationships, insights, productivity for recruitment, and staff reports.

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, CRM, Self-Service Portal, Applicant Tracking.

SmartRecruiters

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $100 per user/month

SmartRecruiters is a recruitment management solution. The software provides a unified platform that supports the full recruitment cycle from sourcing, engagement and hiring of the best talent for an organizatio...

Categories: CRM, Self-Service Portal, Human Resources, Applicant Sources & Marketplace, Applicant Tracking.

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Bullhorn ATS & CRM: 5 Features

Billing & Invoicing
Applicant Tracking
Resume Database
Customer Relationship Management
Payroll

SmartRecruiters: 6 Features

Applicant Tracking
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management
Reference Checking
Resume Database
Social Networking
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Bullhorn...
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$99 per user/month
Functionality
18
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SmartRecruiters
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/month
Functionality
15
ADP Work...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$62 per month
Functionality
18
Collage ...
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
22
WorkBright
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$178 per month
Functionality
11

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