What do you like best?
Very strong in Application Management space. Careers site and associated app forms can be customised to suit many scenarios. Front end interface for users is clean and straightforward, though this can depend on how each individual client configures their instance. Creating an application form is very easy and intuitive and requires very little, if any, training.
Excellent integration between recruitment and onboarding products, provides seamless experience for users.
Back-end applicant management functions and interface are relevant and efficient, with minimal clicks required to achieve desired outcome. Numerous bulk-update functions available to the user which increases efficiency.
Integrates with a significant number of third party job boards, with PageUp forthcoming to investigate any new integrations that may be required. The process of publishing job advertisements to third party job boards is very easy for any user once setup.
Single Sign-on functionality adds to the back-end user experience.
What do you dislike?
For advanced users (SuperUsers) who need to administer the product, it can be difficult identifying which configuration setting is the correct setting to alter, however configuring the basics is quite straight forward. This is perhaps a side effect of the product being very configurable, and it is still a better interface than other products in the marketplace of a similar nature.
Recommendations to others considering the product
The most common bottleneck to speed of implementation is a result of the customer not having a full understanding of their current and/or desired recruitment process and user and approval hierarchy.
Before kicking off a project, invest time in understanding your current business recruitment process, approval workflows and notification requirements (who receives what email content, and at which stage).
Understand the user hierarchy you will require to underpin the recruitment process and think about what data will need to be extracted (typically from an HR Payroll system) in order to setup user data in PageUp. Remember that you will require ongoing integration to maintain this data.
Don't underestimate the work required to design your careers site as this will require some work. Understand the process involved in creating the careers site as soon as possible as otherwise this may delay Go Live.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
An excellent user experience to end users. The careers web site is commonly the first introduction a prospective employee has to a company, so it's incredibly important to deliver a excellent experience to the end user.