Workable Review - why 4.4 stars?

Workable Review
ITQlick Score: 96/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.4/5)
Pricing: 2.8/10 - low cost
Category: Applicant Tracking -> Workable
Ranking:Ranked 7 out of 222 Applicant Tracking systems
Company: Workable
Pricing: starts at $99 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Workable pricing, Workable alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 13, 2020

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What is Workable?

Workable is a recruitment management system. The software includes support for career pages, job posting, scheduling, recruiting and analytics.

Workable was founded with the goal to provide a tool that help recruitment managers easily advertise jobs while also giving them the ability to make better hiring decisions. The company helps businesses manage their full recruitment cycle in one easy to use solution.

What is Workable rating? ()

The rating of Workable is 4.4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 96 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Workable's typical customers?

Workable is a cross industry product focused on small and medium sized businesses. It is offered as a cloud based solution with a SaaS delivery option, and it is accessible via any web browser as well as web enabled mobile devices such as smart phones.

The product is meant for companies that are looking for a recruitment solution that can scale with their growth. Workable currently offers five different versions that are based on the number of Active or concurrently running job applications that a company has. In this way if the business has a low or high recruitment requirement, Workable can provide a solution as well as allow it to upgrade as its recruitment volume increases.

The product is offered as a cloud based solution with a monthly subscription fee, minimal technology investment and no software maintenance. This is good for small & medium businesses which are looking for a cost effective option, rapid deployment and a quick Return on Investment (ROI). Additionally the product offers companies a free trial so that it minimizes their investment risk, by ensuring they can confirm the fit of Workable with their requirements.

Customers for Workable include Pingdom, TransferWise, InVision, Insight Riot, NetGuru, TechCrunch, Mobi2Go, Marks & Spencer and Intercom

Is Workable the best Applicant Tracking?

Workable is ranked 7 out of 222 software in their category (Applicant Tracking systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

Workable includes the following features: Hiring & applicant tracking workflow, Post openings to major job boards, Gorgeous screening interface, Branded career pages, List jobs on your website, accept applications online, One-click apply with LinkedIn or indeed.com, Candidate tagging, Unlimited collaborators, Separate hiring teams per position, Create job descriptions & requirements, Social media recruitment, E-mail candidates, including mass mailing and mail templates, Fully-customisable questions and requirements for applicants, Google Chrome extension for one-click sourcing, EEO/OFCCP survey & reporting tools, Notes and tasks on each candidate, Track who shortlisted, rejected or commented on a candidate, Recruiting and sourcing statistics, Upload and import your existing resume database, Email & phone support, dedicated account manager.

What are Workable's pros? (5 Pros)

  • Workable offers a free trial for its product
  • Mobile device access of the application is supported by Workable
  • The product offers five versions that can be scaled according to business recruitment volume
  • Workable provides an API for integration with third party software
  • The solution includes discounted access to numerous premium job boards as well as LinkedIn integration

What are Workable's cons? (2 cons)

  • There is no on premise version of Workable
  • Workable is not focused on the Enterprise sector

Who are their main alternatives?

Recruitment Systems offers KPIs to track job recruitment objectives and goals, while Applicant Tracking Software provides screening questionnaires for applicants to score them and find top candidates prior to interviews being conducted. Recruitment Manager on the other hand offers an Automated Correspondence feature to generate all job related letters. Workable does not provide these features currently.

There are also tools such as iCIMS Talent Platform and Lumesse TalentLink which focus on talent sourcing, recruitment and onboarding whereas Workable is purely focused on sourcing & recruitment. Additionally Lumesse TalentLink provides multiple deployment options including SaaS, Hosting and On-premise deployments and support for multiple languages in the product. Workable is offered only as a cloud based solution and does not support multiple languages.

SelectSuite is another solution that focuses on the Civil Service requirements of the Government sector & Faculty Search requirements of the Higher Education sector. This is not supported by Workable. Another competitor is Compas which provides integrated video conferencing and integration to Source, which analyzes numerous job boards to identify qualified candidates for matching positions. Workable does not provide these features.

What is the cost of Workable?

The cost of license starts at $99 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 2.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Workable

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Workable's list of categories:

Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Self-Service Portal
Human Resources
Applicant Tracking
HR Analytics
Recruiting Agency
Recruitment
Talent Management
HR Department
Workforce Management
Workflow Management

Workable's list of features:

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
Applicant Tracking
Document Management
Email Integration
Email Notifications
Mobile Access
Pre-Employment Testing
Recruiting Management
Recruiting Management
Reference Checking

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