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Recruiting and Applicant Manager

Published 02/18/2013 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

HiringThing is a recruiting tool that gives businesses more control and convenience when managing job openings and applicants. The application makes posting jobs online easier by supporting a number of popular networks, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, TalentZoo, Indeed and Stack Overflow. Users can choose between free organic listings or pay to promote the job opening. Along with features that help companies generate interest, the application also supplies effective organizational tools. The user can access an administrative interface and keep track of applicant status and related notes. Resumes can be instantly sent on to managers for consideration. Professional and courteous rejection notices can also be generated and sent to the declined applicant. Additional features include integrated screening questions, applicant ranking and customization tools.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

HiringThing has earned a relatively strong reputation since its founding in March of 2012. Most users find that the application is very easy to use and offers many convenient functions that simplify the hiring process. Many glowing reviews appear on the web, with nearly perfect ratings. Most users noted that some small improvements could be made to functionality however this did not impact the application’s overall value.

What are the differences to other apps?

HiringThing stands out because the application covers each step in the hiring process. Companies in almost any industry can utilize each feature. Each function is intended for long term use. Businesses can post job openings and begin receiving applications. The screening questions further streamline the process by refining submissions while the administrative interface gives the user access to a wide range of actions. The application is user friendly and has quite a bit to offer a growing company.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

HiringThing offers an appealing interface that caters to users of all skill levels. The newcomer can easily adapt to the application’s layout, which features gentle colors and plenty of open space. The design is professional but friendly, with a charming robot mascot and easy to read charts and graphs. The user gets a practical service that includes modern visual appeal.

How does the registration process work?

New users can get started by scrolling down the HiringThing homepage. Two green buttons are found at the bottom, one reads “Try it free – post a job” while the other let the user request a demo. Those who try to post a job are asked to provide position details as well as a first and last name, email address, phone number and password. Those who request a demo are asked for a name, phone number and email address. The user must choose one of these two methods to sign up.

What does it cost to use the application?

HiringThing is available in four different sizes. The first is a Basic plan which costs $39 per month and includes up to two open jobs, unlimited applicants and unlimited users. The Standard plan costs $79 per month and includes up to five open jobs. The Pro plan costs $129 per month and upgrades to 10 open jobs while the Max plan costs $199 per month and includes unlimited open jobs.

Who would you recommend the application to?

HiringThing is a great tool for any company that plans on seeing rapid growth in the coming months. The application includes a wide range of convenient features that streamline the hiring process. The only downside is the cost. The cheapest plan is just under $40 per month which might be a bit much for a small company or startup operating on a shoestring.

  • Post job openings to many major social networks
  • Rank applicants for easier sorting
  • Forward resumes on to managers and hiring personnel
  • Generate polite thank you noticed for rejected applicants
  • Refine candidates with integrated screening questions

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HiringThing contact details

Telephone: (888) 769-2023
Postal address:
711 SW Alder St.
Suite 200
Portland, OR, 97205

HiringThing pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : $39.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $199.00




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