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The Top 78 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) for 2017

by Kelly Love Johnson on Apr 11, 2017

If your company is thinking about adopting new software or changing your current applicant tracking system (ATS) to streamline your recruiting efforts, here are some guidelines to help you pick the right one.

Selecting an ATS can be difficult, especially when it comes to getting your entire team’s buy-in, but we’ve done some of the research for you with this list of the top 78 ATS software companies.

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Greenhouse
From strategic sourcing to customizable interview kits, Greenhouse provides a technology platform that helps organizations of all sizes improve their recruiting performance.

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Website: www.greenhouse.io 
Pricing: Subscription, starting at $6,600.00/year (based on the number of employees at the time that you sign up).

RecruiterBox
Designed to include your entire team in the hiring process. Hiring managers and interviewers can enter ratings and feedback on candidates without logging into the system.
Website: recruiterbox.com
Pricing: Subscription, starting at $250 a month.
Free Trial: Available, 14 days (no credit card required).

SnapHire
From tailored recruitment workflows and SAP-backed reporting, SnapHire is designed to deliver a powerful yet extremely user friendly and intuitive end-to-end recruitment platform. 
Website: snaphire.com 
Pricing: Contact the company for a quote.

ATS On Demand
Geared towards mid to large-sized companies, ATSOD is an affordable “pay as you grow” solution that features a variety of add-on modules to assist in recruitment and hiring tasks. 
Website: power.atsondemand.com 
Pricing: Subscription, starting at $100 per user

Big Biller
Features include resume parsing, social media integration, ATS for recruiters, recruiting CRM, email marketing, and a job board plugin. Big Biller’s ATS is made for small to medium recruiting firms (up to 15 users). 
Website: www.topechelon.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $60 a month for the first user and $20 a month for each additional user.
Free Trial: 30 days (no credit card required).

SmartSearch
Advanced Personnel System’s SmartSearch talent acquisition and staffing management software streamlines your sourcing, recruiting and hiring in one easy-to-use solution. 
Website: aps2k.com 
Pricing: Contact the company for a quote.

SpeediARMS
Provides a complete solution for tracking everything from job requisitions and job postings, to every applicant’s resume and the status of the applicant through the hiring process. 
Website: speediarms.com 
Pricing: Contact the company for a quote.

Jobvite
Web-based ATS service enables its clients to create job invitations, known as "jobvites."
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Website: www.jobvite.com 
Pricing: Subscription
Free Trial: Available, 30 days (no credit card required).

The Applicant Manager (TAM)
An easy-to-use, customizable, cloud-based ATS that streamlines the recruiting process in a personalized way. 
Website: theapplicantmanager.com 
Pricing: Subscription starting at $80 per month.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

Paycom
Cloud-based software that offers payroll, time and labor management, talent acquisition, HR and talent management tools. 
Website: www.paycomonline.com 
Pricing: Subscription, contact company for quote.

AcquireTM
Provides a single platform, designed specifically for small and mid-size companies, that provides tools to manage applicant tracking, onboarding and background screening. 
Website: www.AcquireTM.com 
Pricing: Subscription, starting at $89.95/month.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

Infor Talent Science
Focuses on business applications for organizations delivered via cloud computing as a service. 
Website: www.infor.com/product-summary/hcm/talent-science/ 
Pricing: Contact company for pricing information.

UltiPro
Ultimate Software's cloud-based UltiPro helps simplify and deliver personalized talent acquisition experiences.
Website: www.ultimatesoftware.com 
Pricing: Subscription, contact company for a quote.

IdealTraits
A niche ATS designed to attract, assess, and identify top performing LSPs and CSRs for insurance agencies. 
Website: idealtraits.com 
Pricing: From one-time fee of $299 for starter package to $999 for platinum package.

Crelate Talent
A full-featured ATS solution built specifically for Recruiting Agencies, Executive Search and Staffing Firms. 
Website: www.crelate.com 
Pricing: Subscription, starting at $68/month per user.
Free Trial: Available by request.

Taleo
Taleo's product offerings primarily focus on talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development, and compensation management.
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Website: www.oracle.com/us/products/applications/taleo/
Pricing: Available by quote. Contact Oracle directly for pricing information.

ExactHire
ExactHire's HireCentric ATS makes it easy for qualified applicants to apply and its mobile-responsive, web-based portal is customized for your company. 
Website: www.exacthire.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $120 per month.
Free Trial: 30 days.

Loxo AI
The world’s first intelligent sourcing assistant. Its proprietary technology finds top talent across hundreds of data sources and recommends the best possible matches. 
Website: loxo.co 
Pricing:, Pro version, $79 per month.
Free Trial: Single user plan is free forever.

JobScience
ATS recruiting software for enterprise companies hiring internally. The company also has Staffing Software for recruiting and staffing companies. 
Website: www.jobscience.com 
Pricing:, Contact the company for a quote.

PeopleMatter
All-in-one sourcing, tracking and employee scheduling software for small businesses. 
Website: www.peoplematter.com 
Pricing: Subscription starting at $89 a month.

ApplicantPool
Web-based hiring software that automates every step in the hiring process. 
Website: www.applicantpool.com 
Pricing: Contact the company for a quote.
Free Trial: 30 days.

Workable
A web-based system with intuitive design so users don't need a consultant or hours on the phone to get started. Get up and running within 15 minutes, no installation required.
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Website: www.workable.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $50 a month.
Free Trial: Available, 15 days (no credit card required).

HireRabbit 
Provides cloud-based, scalable ATS software to companies to streamline recruiting activities across social networks. 
Website: hirerabbit.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $69 a month.
Free Trial: Available, 14 days (no credit card required).

ApplicantStack
An affordable and easy-to-use ATS that allows you to post jobs, collect applications, automate your workflow, manage compliance, and features paperless onboarding. 
Website: www.applicantstack.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $65 a month.
Free Trial: 15 days.

Recruitee
A highly collaborative ATS; from creating careers pages, posting jobs, to candidate sourcing, every team member can contribute to their company’s growth. 

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Website: recruitee.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $19 a month.
Free Trial: 18 days.

Applicant Pro
Powerful, easy to use, and affordable. Pricing is based on number of employees, with unlimited restricted manager logins at no additional cost. 
Website: www.applicantpro.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $60 a month.
Free Trial: Available, 30 days (no credit card required).

Cornerstone OnDemand
Lets recruiting teams keep track of job requisitions, manage candidate profiles and resumes, view application statuses, and exchange candidate feedback, all from a single location.
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Website: www.cornerstoneondemand.com 
Pricing: Growth Edition (<250 employees) starts at $8.00/month/user. Contact the company for a quote for larger companies.
Free Trial: Available for Growth Edition, 7 days.

SilkRoad
high-powered ATS that allows you to source, attract, engage, screen and hire top talent fast. Reduce your recruiting spend by 80% or more. 
Website: www.silkroad.com 
Pricing: Contact the company for a quote.

IntelliApp by Tenstreet
A niche ATS for the trucking industry that automates the collection of truck driver work history and employment data through the web. 
Website: www.tenstreet.com 
Pricing: Contact the company for a quote.

Workday
With workforce planning, recruiting, talent management, and learning in one system that works across devices, Workday helps your company gain complete visibility into your global workforce. 
Website: www.workday.com 
Pricing: Request a custom proposal from the company.

BreezyHR
Standout features: Chrome extension plug-in for candidate sourcing, video interview capability, custom candidate scorecards and interviewing guides for hiring managers. 
Website: Breezy.hr 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $49 a month.
Free Trial: Available, 7 days (no credit card required).

AutoMotoHR
Target, attract and hire the top automotive talent with AutoMotoHR’s niche ATS. Includes recruitment, HR and hiring marketing capabilities. 
Website: www.automotohr.com 
Pricing: Contact company for pricing information.

BirdDogHR
Cloud-based software and services streamlines the employee lifecycle and improves candidate quality and flow, shortens time to hire, centralizes learning, and increases employee productivity.
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Website: birddoghr.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $69.99 a month.

Hiredesk
Enables job marketing from the same system where you design and manage your jobs, plus customization to allow for multiple career sites and workflows depending on the type of job. 
Website: hiredesk.com 
Pricing: Subscription starting at $85 a month per user.

CareerPlug
Hiring software, applicant tracking system and paperless onboarding platform to make attracting, evaluating and hiring top talent easier.
Website: www.careerplug.com 
Pricing: Request a custom pricing proposal from the company.

JazzHR
A user-friendly and affordable ATS, and the creator of HR's first integrated crowd-sourcing, big-data and predictive analytics initiative. 
Website: www.jazzhr.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $89 a month.
Free Trial: Available, 21 days (no credit card required).

Lever
Features like one-click sourcing, two-way email sync, and @-mentions make it easy for a team to strategically source, interview, and hire top talent. 
Website: www.lever.co 
Pricing: Pricing depends on the plan you choose and how many employees you have. Contact Lever for a quote.

SmartRecruiters
A web-based hiring platform suitable for companies with more than 50 employees in almost any vertical.
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Website: www.smartrecruiters.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $395 a month.

WizeHire
A niche ATS for the real estate industry, WizeHire helps find more candidates, conduct insightful interviews, and hire successful real estate agents. 
Website: wizehire.com 
Pricing: Subscription, $199 a month.

Bullhorn
From sourcing to candidate placement, the Bullhorn ATS eliminates manual data entry, streamlining the recruiting process and enabling your team to move faster and work smarter. 
Website: www.bullhorn.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $99 a month per user.

CATS ATS
A customizable, web-based applicant tracking system and recruiting software built for internal HR and recruiting agencies. 
Website: www.catsone.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $99 a month per user.

HiringThing
Hiring managers can source candidates and compare them collaboratively, then measure the recruitment strategy’s success. 
Website: www.hiringthing.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $22 a month (limited START plan).
Free Trial: 14 days (no credit card required).

IBM Kenexa 
IBM Kenexa's Talent Suite is the first ATS offered by IBM since it acquired Kenexa in late 2012. This platform uses Big Data and analytics to help find and attract the best employees. 
Website: www-01.ibm.com/software/smarterworkforce 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $5,000 a month.

Ceipal Talenthire
Complete talent management tool to manage job posting, applicant profiles, interviews and reviewing feedback, hiring, onboarding with notifications, and reporting features. 
Website: talenthire.ceipal.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $19 a month per user.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

Hyrell
A cloud-based recruiting and hiring management solution that helps organizations find, qualify, engage, and hire the best applicants possible. 
Website: www.hyrell.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $200 a month.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

Hireology
Hireology's most unique feature is the ability to help recruiters identify how a candidate’s past behavior will impact future performance by gauging applicants against Hireology’s proprietary “67 Elements of Success.”
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Website: www.hireology.com 
Pricing: Subscription from $49 a month.

Agile HR
Helps organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent without the stress and expense of clunky enterprise level systems. 
Website: www.agilehr.com 
Pricing: $2,495.00/one-time

TribePad
TribePad's talent pool features make it easy to segment and nurture talent for future roles. Its advanced web search allows you to find the perfect candidate among 30 million profiles at the click of a button. 
Website: www.tribepad.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $1,500 a month.

Resumeware
A web-based resume management and ATS. It is also an Application Service Provider (ASP), offering installation, monthly hosting and maintenance services. 
Website: resumeware.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

PCRecruiter
Features Outlook integration, mobile access, integrated job posting, candidate screening, unlimited storage, automated resume import, full text searching, VOIP integration, and completely configurable data views. 
Website: www.pcrecruiter.net 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $85 a month per user.

myStaffingPro
Web-based ATS that provides social recruiting, applicant tracking, and onboarding to enterprise and midsize businesses. 
Website: www.mystaffingpro.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

Pereless
A scalable, cloud-based ATS for automated recruitment, management, and organization. Its secure solution integrates with job boards, payroll, email and background check providers. 
Website: power.pereless.com
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

LocalWork
Ideally suited for organizations with 20 -150 employees, LocalWork’s ATS has a drag and drop landing page builder to showcase your company culture. 
Website: localwork.io 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $59 a month.
Free Trial: 7 days (no credit card required).

ADP
ADP's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is a scalable and outsourced solution for large businesses (1,000+ employees). They have solutions for small and mid-sized businesses as well.
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Website: www.adp.com 
Pricing: Subscription, based on business size. Contact ADP directly for a quote.

Ceridian Dayforce Recruiting
A simplified ATS for candidates, hiring managers and administrators. Identify staffing needs, create job requisitions, and find and hire best-fit candidates. 
Website: www.ceridian.com/human-capital-management/recruiting 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

Select International 
Features pre-employment assessments, developmental assessments, and hiring management systems for every industry, including: Manufacturing, Healthcare, Sales, Contact Centers, Customer Service/Retail, and more. 
Website: www.selectinternational.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

iApplicants 
Creates a web-based careers website allowing you to manage unlimited job openings. Highly customizable. 
Website: www.iapplicants.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $55 a month.
Free Trial: 30 days (no credit card required).

PeopleSoft 
PeopleSoft's Recruiting Solution is an advanced ATS designed to expedite the hiring process. Candidates, recruiters and managers all gain real-time visibility into the hiring process. 
Website: www.oracle.com 
Pricing: Available by quote. Contact Oracle directly for pricing information.

Deltek 
Deltek Talent Acquisition provides the components needed for the application-to-hire process, employee recruitment, wizard-type workflow management for ease of use, and hundreds of personalization options. 
Website: www.hrsmart.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

HireBridge
A low-cost, full-featured and easy-to-use ATS to manage the recruiting and hiring process - from posting and screening top candidates to analyzing the effectiveness of a company's recruiting activities. 
Website: www.hirebridge.com 
Pricing: From $50 a month per user for small business plan.

iCims Recruit
Supports customers of all sizes in managing every step of their recruitment lifecycle within a single system of record.
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Website: www.icims.com 
Pricing: Subscription based on available packages as well as the complexity and customization of the final system.

JobAdder
A cloud based recruitment management platform. 
Website: jobadder.com 
Pricing: $99 per month per user.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

HealthCareSource
A niche healthcare ATS that accelerates hiring, improves management and staff productivity, attracts better personnel, and reduces hiring costs. 
Website: www.healthcaresource.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

Kronos
The Kronos Workforce Ready suite combines workforce management and human capital management in one cloud platform to help you manage your entire workforce from pre-hire to retire. 
Website: www.kronos.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

HireHive
A cloud-based solution for recruiting. Post jobs to job boards and social media with one click and manage all candidates in one place. 
Website: www.hirehive.io 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $49 a month.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

JobScore 
JobScore's START product is affordable, self-service recruiting software for smaller businesses. Its SCALE product is a powerful, modern ATS that helps employers reach hiring goals. 
Website: www.jobscore.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $49 a month.
Free Trial: 30 days (no credit card required).

Konetic
A powerful, yet easy to use, online applicant tracking/e-recruitment system for both large and small corporate employers. 
Website: www.konetic.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $1,000 a month.

MightyRecruiter
Provides hiring leaders and recruiters with a powerful, one-stop candidate sourcing solution. 
Website: www.mightyrecruiter.com 
Pricing: Subscription plans from $189 a month.
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

ClearCompany
Talent management and recruiting software, particularly great for SMBs, as the pricing model is by module.
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Website: info.clearcompany.com 
Pricing: Subscription
Free Trial: Available (no credit card required).

Lumesse TalentLink
Offers multiple talent acquisition processes on an open platform with extensive configurability to help you bring the right people on board quickly and effectively. 
Website: www.lumesse.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

Newton
An intuitive ATS designed by and for internal recruiting and HR teams. 
Website: www.newtonsoftware.com 
Pricing: $399.99 per month, all features included in this basic package fee.

OpenCATS
A free open source ATS designed by the recruitment community. Provides job posting, candidate application and selection management. 
Website: www.opencats.org 
Pricing: Free.

SelectSuite by PeopleAdmin
Niche ATS software that provides recruiting, position management, onboarding, and performance management for government and higher education. 
Website: www.peopleadmin.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

PeopleFluent Recruiting
An ATS for enterprise global organizations, with employee populations greater than 2,000 with expertise in larger enterprises greater than 10,000 employees. 
Website: www.peoplefluent.com 
Pricing: $50,000/year.

Phenom People
Phenom Pro helps recruiters, hiring managers and every member of your talent acquisition team track candidate intent and easily collect, target and nurture candidates to find and hire the perfect fit. 
Website: www.phenompeople.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting
Provides intelligence and guidance along every step of recruiting, from sourcing to marketing to candidate management. 
Website: www.successfactors.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

PracticeMatch
A niche ATS for medical practices, PracticeMatch offers sourcing and recruitment tools designed to provide medical facilities a clear competitive hiring advantage and ROI. 
Website: www.practicematch.com 
Pricing: Contact company for a quote.

Jobsoid
An intelligent recruitment software that automatically screens candidate applications and suggests the best fit for a certain job profiles in your company. 
Website: www.jobsoid.com 
Pricing: From $50 per month.
Free Trial: 30 days (no credit card required).

 

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Kelly Love Johnson
Written by Kelly Love Johnson

Kelly Love Johnson is Content Strategist for Jobs2Careers. She's also a shower singer, TV watcher, pop culture junkie, and habitual smirker. She's passionate about helping people find their dream jobs and closing the wage gap. Her book, Skirt! Rules for the Workplace: An Irreverent Guide to Advancing Your Career, was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2008.