SmartRecruiters Vs iCIMS

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - SmartRecruiters or iCIMS?

iCIMS is more expensive to implement (TCO) than SmartRecruiters, 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 Applicant Tracking 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 SmartRecruiters compares with iCIMS?

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...

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.

Who's more expensive? SmartRecruiters or iCIMS Talent Platform?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Applicant Tracking 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 SmartRecruiters and iCIMS Talent Platform.

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

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

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 SmartRecruiters Vs. iCIMS based on some of the most important and required Applicant Tracking features. SmartRecruiters: Applicant Tracking, Mobile Access, Recruiting Management, Reference Checking, Resume Database, Social Networking. iCIMS Talent Platform: Employee Self-Service, HR Management, LMS, Performance Record, Recruiting.

Target customer size

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

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.

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, Employee Recognition.

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SmartRecruiters: 6 Features

Applicant Tracking
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management
Reference Checking
Resume Database
Social Networking

iCIMS Talent Platform: 12 Features

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
LMS
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
Timesheet
Applicant Tracking
Email Integration
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management
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)
Functionality score
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SmartRecruiters
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$100 per month
Functionality
15
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iCIMS
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$299 per month
Functionality
27
Review
HRM
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
15
Review
Greenhouse
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$6,000 per year
Functionality
17
Collage
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
22
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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.