Recruiting Automation Landscape

From early-stage startups improving sourcing and outreach, to system-of-record applicant tracking technologies, recruiting automation is a quickly burgeoning category.

The below recruiting automation vendor landscape was designed to give you a clear picture of the recruiting automation software market and wide range of players within it. Vendors are represented by their logos and broken out by function.


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Companies include: Entelo, Sourceress, Hirtual, HiringSolved, Zensourcer, Topfunnel, Arya, Jobjet, and SeekOut

Sourcing technologies automate the process of identifying and engaging with passive candidates. These companies leverage cutting-edge technology to aggregate and analyze data about candidates’ skills and experience then match them to job opportunities. These solutions also automate candidate outreach and follow-up to increase engagement.

Candidate screening and experience

Companies include: Mya, Olivia (Paradox), AllyO, Ari, Ideal, and goHire

Candidate screening and experience technologies leverage automated chatbot technologies to automate candidate screening, applicant status updates, and other aspects of the candidate experience, helping companies to provide a streamlined, consistent and scalable interface to individuals considering employment opportunities.

Interview scheduling

Companies include: Clara Labs,, and

Interview scheduling technologies are automating the scheduling process. These companies offer the promise that one of the most tedious parts of the hiring workflow, scheduling candidates for interviews, can be largely automated via their technology.

Candidate relationship management (“CRM”) / recruitment marketing

Companies include: Smashfly, Beamery, Jibe, Avature, PhenomPeople, Yello, Telemetry, Ascendify, and TalentBrew

Candidate relationship management (“CRM”) / recruitment marketing technologies help companies maintain relationships with candidates on an ongoing basis (vs. simply when applicants are in an active interview process).

Applicant tracking systems (“ATS”)

Companies include: Taleo, Jobvite, Workday, Greenhouse, Ultimate Software, Lever, SilkRoad, SAP SuccessFactors, SmartRecruiters, ADP, Bullhorn, iCIMS, Workable, Kenexa, Google Hire, and JazzHR

Applicant tracking systems (“ATS”) are used to manage the interview process once a candidate becomes an applicant for a specific job. Not all ATS software leverages intelligent technology, but the more modern vendors heavily leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to automate the process and improve both the candidate and recruiter experience.

Assessments, interviewing and background checks

Companies include: HireVue, Pymetrics, HackerRank, Convey, Wepow, Intelligo, Codility, TripleByte, Checkr and Koru

Assessments, interviewing and background check technologies are an area of tremendous innovation when it comes to around evaluation of candidates for employment fit. Vendors help customers administer coding tests to identify top developers, test for non-technical attributes that lead to better hires, administer video interviewing, and automate the background checking process.

Candidate rediscovery and ranking

Companies include: RestlessBandit, VolkScience, Brilent, Twine, Uncommon, Clearfit, and HiredScore

Candidate rediscovery and ranking technologies are a newer segment of recruiting automation technologies which leverage AI and machine learning can help companies better understand who has applied for their jobs and help them to uncover good fit candidates who might be already present in their ATS or CRM.

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