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Zoho Recruit

Employment Applicant Tracking Application

Published 08/24/2010 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Zoho Recruit is an applicant tracking system that allows human resources personnel, staffing agencies and other recruiters to track all aspects of hiring in a quick and efficient manner. Zoho Recruit simplifies the administrative side of the hiring process and allows the user to spend more time concentrating on ensuring they’re hiring the best qualified candidate.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Zoho Recruit was developed by the Zoho, a division of the Zoho Corporation. Based in the US, Zoho creates and distributes a wide array of software solutions and has customers worldwide. Zoho Recruit is one of the many applications offered by the company, and aims to stick to their commitment of providing high quality, feature-rich software solutions to individuals, non-profits, and small to medium sized businesses. Zoho Recruit specifically aims to solve the needs of small to medium sized businesses and staffing agencies to fill the needs that their company has, and to track incoming applicants in an efficient and easy to use manner.

What are the differences to other apps?

Zoho Recruit is an easy to use, web based solution for almost any company’s human resource needs. Posting jobs and monitoring candidates, scheduling interviews are all done with just a few clicks. Zoho Recruit enables recruiters to maintain organized records of applicants, quickly review resumes and schedule interviews with applicants without having to worry about stacks of papers, and allows them to respond quickly to all applicants in order to keep lines of communication open throughout the hiring process.

How does the web app look and feel to use?

Zoho Recruit has a very clean design. Like other Zoho Applications, the layout and design closely resembles Google’s method of product implementation, the tools are only a few clicks away, with a strong focus on speed, functionality and efficiency. Once the user is within the Zoho Recruit application, there is very little clutter, and the tabs at the top of the screen are straightforward and intuitive. Even inexperienced human resources personnel should have no trouble at all navigating the menus, posting jobs and responding to resumes and applications.

How does the registration process work?

Using Zoho Recruit first requires registration. On the home page, a visitor can click on the orange “Sign Up & Get Started” button to begin the process. When signing up, the user is required to enter a username, email address, password, and enter a random word into a word verifier. After which, they will need to agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and then choose whether or not to subscribe to the Zoho Newsletter. When all of this is complete, click “Sign Up Now” to receive a confirmation email. After verifying the email address, the user is logged into their Zoho account, completing the process.

What does it cost to use the application?

Zoho Recruit is free for one recruiter, but is somewhat limited in the free edition to posting only five job openings and limited to 250 MB of storage space. More storage space can be purchased for $3 a month per additional 1 GB. The free edition provides email only support, and will embed Zoho branding on the website and any emails issued through the site. The Standard Edition costs $12/month per recruiter, but upgrades to unlimited job postings, 1 GB of storage, email and phone support, 250 mass mailings per day, unlimited email templates, 5 custom from addresses for emails, and removes Zoho branding from emails and the company’s Zoho site. The Standard edition also allows for backup on demand.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Zoho Recruit is an easy to use, affordable solution for both human resources departments and staffing companies or temp agencies. It simplifies the process by organizing incoming applications, and allows applicants easy access to available job postings.

  • The ability to parse resumes
  • Population and management of an extensive resume database
  • Easy Interview scheduling
  • Candidate import from external sources
  • Functionality allowing users to forward candidate information to clients

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Zoho Recruit pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : FREE
Most expensive plan (per month) : $12.00




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