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4 Essential Talent Acquisition Apps for Hiring Top Performers


"These apps make talent acquisition easy from start to finish, keeping your pipeline organized and helping you find the perfect fit for every role."
4 Essential Talent Acquisition Apps for Hiring Top Performers

by Melissa Ramos

4 months ago


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Talent acquisition is tough. Whether your search starts with applications flowing in through a public job posting, candidates being manually sourced through LinkedIn, or current employees giving personal referrals, the process can be sprawling unless you keep it under control.

Thankfully, there are apps out there that do the heavy lifting for you and are powering talent acquisition for some of the world’s fastest growing companies. We put together a collection of some of our favourites to help you build out your company’s HR stack for better recruiting.

These apps make talent acquisition easy from start to finish, keeping your pipeline organized and helping you find the perfect fit for every role.

Why Do Talent Acquisition Apps Matter?

Are your job postings turning your best talent away?

Legacy systems that force candidates to copy and paste their uploaded resume into plain text; submission flows that take an hour for a candidate to successfully navigate—every step you add to the process is another opportunity for a jobseeker to head elsewhere.

To improve your entire strategy, you need to focus on using tools that will make life easier for you and your candidates. Talent acquisition is a two way street and you need to think about candidate experience just as much as you think about sorting through a sea of applications.

4 Essential Talent Acquisition Apps

1. Lever

Lever is a recruiting platform with extensive candidate management features and tools that allow for a collaborative approach to talent acquisition. Its handy Chrome extension and custom link generator can help you leverage your existing employees by giving them easy ways to submit referrals.

2. Fortay

Fortay is a culture screening and analytics platform that takes a unique approach to hiring. By tracking the values of your current team, Fortay can generate an assessment for new candidates that lets you uncover whether or not they’re a cultural fit for your organization.

3. Greenhouse

Greenhouse is the applicant tracking platform supporting the recruiting teams at tech giants like Pinterest and Airbnb. Greenhouse also offers robust tools for improving the interviewing process. With its Interview Kits feature, you’ll be able to build decks for your interviewers about each candidate and role to bring consistency to your recruiting.

4. Collage

Collage is a complete Human Resources management platform that also includes tools for refining your talent acquisition strategy. In addition to HR fundamentals like benefits and time off, you’ll also be able to create job postings, track applicants and find hiring grants for your company.

Building a Better Candidate Experience

A successful talent acquisition strategy is built on the tools that you trust with your recruiting process.

We love discovering new HR apps. Drop us a line at info@howtoworkwell.com if you want to share your favourite.

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1 comment


  • Hi Melissa…great roundup…we love your posts…thanks…-sean

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