Jobvite Review - why 4.1 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 11, 2020

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What is Jobvite?

Main category: Applicant Tracking

Jobvite is a social recruiting software solution helps clients manage the whole process of talent acquisition, including reporting, applicant tracking, and sourcing. Jobvite is also the only recruiting software that was made to work with social networking. The software was created to integrate social networks in the traditional recruiting program. Clients that use Jobvite save time and important resources because they have access to a system that delivers employee referral programs and applicant tracking. The software program also offers web based solutions that will fit the needs of each client. Jobvite was founded in 2006 and has headquarters located in San Mateo, California.

Jobvite rating -

The rating of Jobvite is 4.1 stars out of 5 and the total score is 87 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

Jobvite is best for small to medium sized businesses in almost all markets. The software also works with directors, recruiters, and hiring managers. The software can also be used in several industries including sciences, advertising, education, marketing, non-profit industries, business software and services, health and health services, computing and technology, finance, energy, consumer products and retail, and consumer product and retail. The software is used by several clients used all over the world. Among their most prominent clients includes eHarmony, Spotify, Redfin, and LinkedIn.

Features

Jobvite can help your business in several ways. One way is through its stand alone applicant tracking system. The system allows users to use the software’s tools to track applicants through all the processes of hiring. The software also has features such as resume parsing, configurable workflows, and candidate databases. These features can be linked directly to email correspondence, giving users access to important information. The Jobvite software also integrates well with important programs such as Gmail Calendar and MS Outlook, giving managers a better means of managing applicant interviews. The software’s custom dashboard also allows users a fast and easy way to create reports and source metrics.

Jobvite also uses social media, employee referrals, and resume databases to find the best fitting candidates for the job. This recruiting application connects the client to more than 300 social media sites all over the internet. Clients can also use the software to send out Jobvites, tag candidates, create campaigns, filter listings based on keywords, publish available positions, and make hiring templates. This ensures the client that they can cover all the available outlets.

Jobvite 5 Pros

  • Jobvite uses a SaaS deployment model
  • The software offers a free trial and demo
  • Jobvite has social networking links on their site
  • Jobvite offers technical and customer support to their clients
  • The Jobvite software can be used on mobile devices and tablets

Jobvite 2 Cons

  • Jobvite does not have a forum for consumer collaboration
  • Jobvite is limited by a browser and an internet connection

Competitors & Alternatives

The main competitors for Jobvite are SilkRoad and Simplicant.

SilkRoad is recruitment software that includes applicant tracking for both the web and social media. This includes online career portals, as well as integration with most major social networks for the easy sharing of job requirements. The product can apply with their LinkedIn profile and also easily connect with the relevant parties within the organization. There is also support for pre-screening procedures to ensure correct qualifications for potential jobs.

Jobvite on the other hand is focused on social recruitment for its applicant tracking solution. It includes Refer which allows job referrals via social media, as well as friend & professional networks. Then there is Engage which allows recruiters to network with potential candidates to build a ready talent pool to address future requirements. Another good feature is its inbuilt support for video interviewing which can be used for early screening and improving the job selection shortlist.

Then there is Simplicant which provides as similar tool, but with analytic tools to determine effectiveness of job postings, campaigns, and social networks that are best for recruitment requirements. Additionally social engagement can be handled through automated workflows to ensure a consistent message to all candidates. Another feature is incentive based employee referral schemes which can improve the sources of available talent.

Jobvite also provides its own set of reporting tools to monitor social recruitment effectiveness, but also includes dashboards and analytics to monitor hiring metrics & performance. Additionally Jobvite allows candidate engagement by allowing them to apply via mobile websites as well.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

Jobvite Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $500 per month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3.2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Jobvite

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Jobvite Categories

CRM
Self-Service Portal
Applicant Sources & Marketplace
Applicant Tracking
Employee Recognition
HR Analytics
Video Interview
Recruiting Agency
Recruitment
HR Department
Workforce Management
Workflow Management

Jobvite specifications

ITQlick Score: 87/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.1/5)
Company: Jobvite
Address: Burlingame, CA 94010, United States
Pricing: Starting from $500 per month
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Jobvite Features

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Recruiting
Software Customization
Applicant Tracking
Document Management
Email Integration
Email Notifications
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management
Resume Database
Social Networking

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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.