iCIMS Vs SmartRecruiters (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - iCIMS or SmartRecruiters?

SmartRecruiters is more expensive to implement (TCO) than iCIMS, iCIMS is rated higher (94/100) than SmartRecruiters (92/100). iCIMS offers more features (12) to their users than SmartRecruiters (6). There is a clear winner in this case and it is iCIMS!

Looking for the right Talent Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How iCIMS compares with SmartRecruiters?

iCIMS: iCIMS' Talent Platform is the industry's premier talent acquisition solution that enables HR professionals to manage their organization's entire talent lifecycle from sourcing to recruitment marketing to applicant tracking to onboarding all within a single web-based application.

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's more expensive? iCIMS or SmartRecruiters?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Talent Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for iCIMS and SmartRecruiters.

iCIMS price starts at $299 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 iCIMS Talent Platform is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Talent Management software. SmartRecruiters price starts at $100 per month , when comparing SmartRecruiters to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Talent Management software cost.

Bottom line: iCIMS cost is around the same cost of SmartRecruiters.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared iCIMS Vs. SmartRecruiters based on some of the most important and required Talent Management features. iCIMS: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Employee Self-Service, HR Management, LMS, Performance Record, Recruiting, Software Customization, Timesheet, Applicant Tracking. SmartRecruiters: Applicant Tracking, Mobile Access, Recruiting Management, Reference Checking, Resume Database.

Target customer size

iCIMS Talent Platform is optimally fitted for companies that constantly need to boost their numbers and search for young talents. SmartRecruiters is a cross industry product that is scalable for any size of business.

iCIMS

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $299 per month

iCIMS Talent Platform is a cloud-hosted Talent Acquisition and Management Software that lets the users to easily manage the lifecycle of a candidate. It features a TextRecruit module which is a mobile communica...

Categories: Product Lifecycle Management, Applicant Sources & Marketplace, Applicant Tracking, Compensation Management.

SmartRecruiters

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $100 per 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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iCIMS: 12 Features

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
LMS
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
Timesheet
Applicant Tracking
Email Integration
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management
Social Networking

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
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iCIMS
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$299 per month
Functionality
27
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SmartRecruiters
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$100 per month
Functionality
15
Ziprecruiter
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$249 per month
Functionality
13
Crelate
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$69 per user/month
Functionality
13
CE
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
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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.