JobAdder vs Bullhorn: An alternative for recruiters who want to keep it simple

Looking for an ATS you’ll love to use? We put our money where our mouth is. You’re free to choose how you prefer to pay, whether that’s month to month or annually.

“JobAdder is the most nimble and adaptable system we have used – our productivity has increased immensely. We are finding candidates we did not know we had.” – Lindsey Morgan, People Intelligence

Comparing JobAdder and Bullhorn recruitment software

JobAdder and Bullhorn both provide recruiting and staffing solutions that work for recruitment agencies of any size.

What is JobAdder?

JobAdder is a cloud-based ATS and CRM SaaS platform. Built in Australia by recruiters for recruiters, JobAdder streamlines your recruiting workflow so you can focus on getting the best results for your clients by placing better candidates, faster.

JobAdder builds recruitment software that recruiters love to use. Our recruitment platform features one main dashboard with a drag-and-drop workflow and pop-out drawers, so you don’t have to click away to get the job done.


What is Bullhorn?

Bullhorn is a US-based Applicant Tracking and CRM System. It’s billed as a modern recruiting system that enables recruitment agencies to increase sales, streamline operations and differentiate themselves from the competition.

Their recruitment platform features separate tabs for jobs, candidates, companies, leads and opportunities, requiring multiple clicks for each task. It claims to make faster placements, increase candidate redeployment and manage client relationships all in one system of record.


JobAdder vs. Bullhorn ATS and CRM

Where JobAdder shines:

  • Australian development, support and data storage
  • Built to scale with business growth of any size
  • Flexible pricing plans to suit every business – month to month or annually
  • Pay-per-user, flex down as well as up
  • No tiered features for different access levels
  • Continuous development at no additional cost
  • Extensive integration partner network to choose from

Where Bullhorn shines:

  • Northern hemisphere development, southern hemisphere support and data storage
  • Used as a system of record for enterprise recruitment agencies
  • One or two-year lock-in contracts
  • Set number of users, no flex until contract renewal
  • Tiered features with permission requirements for different access levels
  • Preferred partner network driven by acquisitions

Why choose JobAdder?

Simplify the job of recruitment

Complex Applicant Tracking Systems are overkill for most recruiters. Our cloud-based platform and mobile app let you recruit from anywhere, any time. With partnerships with 100+ best of breed solutions built for maximising revenue from recruitment, you can create a tailored solution that scales with your business growth.

Save time with workflows

Our automation and AI technology help you source, attract, engage and place the right candidates faster. You don’t want to spend time or money on admin when you could be talking to candidates. Use our drag-and-drop workflows with pop-out drawers to complete your tasks with fewer clicks.

Deliver better results for your clients

Reduce time-to-fill. Increase placement volume. Source proactively to build talent nurture pools that help you place candidates faster. Our exclusive SEEK Talent Search Connect tool plus LinkedIn Recruiter System Connect let you access tens of millions of candidate profiles – all within your JobAdder workflow.

Expect clear and transparent pricing

You’re free to choose how you prefer to pay, whether that’s month to month or annually. We work hard to keep your business every month. We know you’ll love using JobAdder, and we put our money where our mouth is. No lock-in contracts and no tiered features for different user levels. Never pay for a seat that nobody sits in.

Get local customer support

Get Australian-based customer service 24/6, no matter where your business is located. We provide support for every user, not just account administrators, at no additional cost. On-demand training is baked into your JobAdder workflow, so you don’t have to waste time learning how to use the platform.

Switching from Bullhorn to JobAdder

Just looking for a simple data transfer? Use our blueprint for express migration from Bullhorn and cut your onboarding time by 75%. Have a chat with us to see how we can help.

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Why Bullhorn customers are migrating to JobAdder

Native tools

JobAdder’s core platform provides a whole suite of recruitment features out-of-the-box. Imagine all your daily tasks in a drag-and-drop workflow – job creation, sourcing, messaging and communication, assessments, interviews and more. We also offer add-ons and integrations that plug and play with our core platform.

Continuous innovation

We listen to our customers when it comes to improving our platform. Platform development is needs-based and customer-driven. We’re constantly innovating so you can deliver the best results for your clients using the best technology. Continuous development at no additional cost.

Flexible pricing

Don’t pay for features you don’t need. With JobAdder, users can scale up or scale down at any time, so you’ll only pay for what you actually use. No need to lock into annual contracts, unless you want to. Change or cancel your plan at any time. Pay-per-user with no minimum user cost, even during your migration period.

The personal touch

Even though we’ve come a long way since our humble beginnings, we recognise and celebrate our roots. Our business is built by local people who are passionate about recruitment. Our job is to add joy to your job. We want you to love using your ATS and will do everything to help make this happen. After all, you use it every day!

Hear why your peers love JobAdder

23rd Jun
Senga Allen
Everest People

There are big time savings from our perspective and that’s been all the way through. It’s also about that sense of professionalism that candidates get with JobAdder, the level of communication they get, it’s so important.

3rd Feb
Phillip Lenzenhuber
NTP Forklifts Australia

People don’t understand the power of JobAdder or what JobAdder has – it’s an amazing tool. You feel totally at home. That’s how I feel when I come into the office in the morning, I’m actually looking forward to going to work. Because I like my job with JobAdder, it makes my life just so …

23rd Jun
Maarten Roosenburg
Smaart Recruitment

We’ve stayed with JobAdder because it’s moved with the times and been proactive in its approach to releasing updates and seeking feedback. It’s really a partnership in every sense of the word.

13th Nov
Amy Wilkins
BestStart

JobAdder is in continuous development mode where we don’t have to be thinking – JobAdder is always listening to their clients and making changes. Often these are things that we hadn’t thought of, but when it comes through we think ‘that’s brilliant,’ or it helps our processes.

17th May
Courtney Rice
Thinking Ahead

Our remote recruiters are not necessarily reliant on our company connections, but they can be completely independent of that and use JobAdder anywhere, anytime.

17th May
Mary Blake
Citrus Group

If it’s not working for you then you’re able to get out of it, but I’m really confident that once people see it and start using it, they will never want to leave. JobAdder is our single source of truth.

17th May
Courtney Chambers
OnTalent

In comparison to our prior system, we now have the ability to build reports and to be able to report upon things that are relevant to our business again.

23rd Jun
Vanessa Flynn
Bolt Talent Solutions

JobAdder was great, they suggested who we should reach out to based on their experience of working with different integrations. We were blown away at how quick and easy it was to just integrate and that we could integrate things ourselves.

3rd Feb
Samantha Robertson
Seafolly

We know that JobAdder will be the best recruitment tool for us – it doesn’t matter what country. It’s part of having the right people in place from the beginning to get to the goal in the end. So I feel like it’s a long-term relationship with JobAdder. JobAdder is a step above some of …