HRM Direct - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 07, 2021

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The HR industry is essential to the growth and development of organizations globally, and ClearCompany has a lot of competition. Some direct competitors include BambooHR, Cornerstone HR, Qualtrics Employees XM, and Sentric HR. ClearCompany is compared with its competition in five key aspects below:
  • Cost: ClearCompany does not provide the details of its subscription pricing. However, ClearCompany is cost-rated 1.6, comparing favorably with its alternatives. BambooHR, Cornerstone HR, Qualtrics, and Sentric HR also do not provide the full details of their pricing arrangement. Sentric HR has no free trial or free version, like ClearCompany, but others have a free trial period, with Qualtrics the only software with a free version.
  • Functionality: ClearCompany has lesser features compared to its competitors. The software does not come with tools for Payroll Management, Benefits Management, Compensation Management, and Time Off Management like BambooHR, Cornerstone HR, and Sentric HR. Qualtrics XM also does not come with Payroll and Time Off Management tools.
  • Deployment and Support: ClearCompany can be deployed on the cloud and is also web-based. The software also has a mobile version compatible only with Apple iPad. In comparison, BambooHR and Qualtrics support desktop deployment, while Cornerstone HR and Sentric HR do not. All alternatives offer mobile versions. ClearCompany offers live and remote training and also onsite educational assistance. Apart from BambooHR, the others also provide in-person training. ClearCompany has 24/7 live support and FAQs discussion, which Qualtrics and Cornerstone HR provide. BambooHR and Sentric HR do not provide 24-hour support, FAQ discussions, or chat.
  • Customers/Industries: ClearCompany targets customers in all sectors, and companies of all sizes, from small to medium to large scale enterprises. In contrast, BambooHR targets both small and medium enterprises, while Cornerstone HR focuses on entry-level and mid-market firms. Qualtrics XM focuses on HR executives and leaders, while Sentric also targets HR teams of small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Cloud-based/On-Premises: ClearCompany and its competition are all cloud-based.
  • Popularity: Starting as HRM Direct, ClearCompany has been around since 2004 and is quite popular among HR teams compared to its alternatives.
  • Scalability: ClearCompany is best suited to recruiter communities and departments of all sizes, like all the mentioned alternatives.
ClearCompany (HRM Direct) is an HR solution built for recruitment departments of corporate bodies and professionals to enable them to get hired. The software also supports onsite employee management, applicant tracking, and seamless communication between hires and Human Resource leaders. Clients utilizing ClearCompany software include Infoworks, Monteith Construction Group, Cascadia Healthcare, and Strata Information Group.

2021's Top HRM Direct Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to HRM Direct that are worth checking out: Greenhouse for SMBs, Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software for large size business, Collage Software for growing companies, and Fountain 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
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality
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HRM
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
15
Review
Best for SMBs
Greenhouse
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$6,000 per year
Functionality
17
Best for Enterprise
Bullhorn
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$99 per user/month
Functionality
18
Growing
Collage
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
22
Free version
Fountain
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
21

1. Greenhouse - Best for SMBs

Greenhouse is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Greenhouse installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Greenhouse, with a pricing score of 6.2 is considered more expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

Greenhouse is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Greenhouse offers 17 main features). compare head to head: Greenhouse Vs HRM Direct

2. Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software - Best for Large Business

Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software, with a pricing score of 2.2 is considered less expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Bullhorn offers 18 main features). compare head to head: Bullhorn Staffing and Recruiting Software Vs HRM Direct

3. Collage Software - Best for Growing Companies

Collage Software is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Collage Software installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Collage Software is considered same cost to implement ($7 per user/month) as HRM Direct, both with a pricing score of 2.6.

Collage Software is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Collage offers 22 main features). compare head to head: Collage Software Vs HRM Direct

4. Fountain - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

Fountain is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Fountain installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Fountain, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

Fountain is rated 4.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Fountain offers 21 main features). compare head to head: Fountain Vs HRM Direct

5. WorkBright

WorkBright is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, WorkBright installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. WorkBright, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

WorkBright is rated 4.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (WorkBright offers 11 main features). compare head to head: WorkBright Vs HRM Direct

6. Workable

Workable is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Workable installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Workable, with a pricing score of 2.8 is considered more expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

Workable is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Workable offers 31 main features). compare head to head: Workable Vs HRM Direct

7. JazzHR

JazzHR is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, JazzHR installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. JazzHR is considered same cost to implement ($39 per month) as HRM Direct, both with a pricing score of 2.6.

JazzHR is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (JazzHR offers 14 main features). compare head to head: JazzHR Vs HRM Direct

8. Recruiterbox

Recruiterbox is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Recruiterbox installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Recruiterbox, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

Recruiterbox is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Recruiterbox offers 16 main features). compare head to head: Recruiterbox Vs HRM Direct

9. JobDiva

JobDiva is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, JobDiva installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. JobDiva, with a pricing score of 2.4 is considered less expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

JobDiva is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (JobDiva offers 23 main features). compare head to head: JobDiva Vs HRM Direct

10. ADP Workforce Now

ADP Workforce Now is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, ADP Workforce Now installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. ADP Workforce Now, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered more expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

ADP Workforce Now is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ADP offers 18 main features). compare head to head: ADP Workforce Now Vs HRM Direct

11. Avature ATS

Avature ATS is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, Avature ATS installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Avature ATS, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered more expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

Avature ATS is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Avature offers 11 main features). compare head to head: Avature ATS Vs HRM Direct

12. BerniePortal

BerniePortal is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, BerniePortal installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BerniePortal is considered same cost to implement ($11 per employee/month) as HRM Direct, both with a pricing score of 2.6.

BerniePortal is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BerniePortal offers 24 main features). compare head to head: BerniePortal Vs HRM Direct

13. SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters is an alternative Applicant Tracking software, SmartRecruiters installed on-premises or used cloud based, HRM Direct can be used on-premises and on the cloud. SmartRecruiters, with a pricing score of 5.6 is considered more expensive to implement than HRM Direct with a score of 2.6.

SmartRecruiters is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SmartRecruiters offers 15 main features). compare head to head: SmartRecruiters Vs HRM Direct

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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.