Allows us to manage a large amount of candidates at a large amount of sites and still be very site specific
What is our primary use case?
On the day-to-day basis, we use Jobvite as an applicant tracking system to track all of the candidates that we have in process. We use it to push out interviews. We use it to notify hiring managers of candidates that are interviewed. We use it for its evaluation piece to evaluate candidates after their interviews. We use it to connect it to our website to do our advertising, we push advertising out to Jobvite. We manage our third party vendors through that system and allow them to help us track the resumes they submit to us and we input them into the system. It is used to make offers and to… more »
Pros and Cons
"The feature that I have found most valuable is the interview schedule piece. This allows me to see what interviews are going on. It allows me to put them on my calendar and to track that piece so that I can follow up both with my candidate and with my hiring manager."
"Sometimes it seems, for whatever reason, that not all of the messaging goes through. I don't know if that's an internal email issue or that's an email issue with them. So I will externally follow up a lot of my communication through Microsoft Outlook as my own redundancy to make sure that my messages get out."
What other advice do I have?
My advice to anyone considering Jobvite is to make sure you have a well-documented workflow process, make sure that you understand what you're going to ask Jobvite to do, make sure that you cover all those aspects of it, and make sure that you understand it. From the beginning - how you want the resumes to be routed, how you want interviews to happen, how you want job offers to happen, how you want to do evaluations, to make sure that you have your process done and documented in all of the different areas that you're going to have. Make sure you have that on the front end so that Java can be…