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Healthcare hiring is full of choices. Picking your applicant tracking system (ATS) might be one of the most important ones. If you’re currently making this critical decision, you may be considering Apploi and ApplicantStack.

Apploi and ApplicantStack both offer excellent applicant tracking features for their customers, such as job page distribution and a robust search feature. But there are several key differences between the two. How do these ATS options compare when it comes to attracting talent, engaging applicants, onboarding, and more?


Apploi vs. ApplicantStack features

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Attract Talent
Centralized platform to create, post and manage jobs
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Job board + social media site integrations
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Job post sponsorship
Job snippets + templates
Branded career page
Quick apply + 1-click apply
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Advanced applicant + resume search
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Engage Applicants
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Interview scheduling
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License verifications
Background checks
Onboard & Manage Teams
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Document e-Signature
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Automated digital employee file creation
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Ability to add + digitize existing employee documents
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Credential management
Compliance + readiness-to-work monitoring
Alerts + notifications for upcoming expirations
Employee texting + emailing
Advanced Features
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Apploi vs. ApplicantStack: Which One Is Better for Healthcare?

ApplicantStack is an effective general ATS with onboarding capabilities. This means that many companies will be able to use it to good effect. However, anyone who works in healthcare knows that their industry’s demands are different. Healthcare hiring is fast-paced, constant, and with patient wellbeing at stake.

Apploi is a healthcare-specific platform designed with these needs in mind. Some of Apploi’s healthcare-specific features include:

  • Easy credential verification, and notifications for expired credentials, so you can make sure that your candidates are qualified to fill your open positions
  • Access to analytics across multiple facilities, so you can better understand how you’re hiring.
  • Onboarding packets created for specific healthcare roles, so you always have the right paperwork on file
  • Automatic job posting, so you’re always hiring and don’t have to continually reupload job posts for common roles
  • Job distribution to all top job boards for healthcare, including HiredNurses and myCNAjobs.
  • A customer success team trained in the specifics of healthcare hiring.

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Apploi vs. ApplicantStack: Which One Helps You Attract Talent? 

Apploi and ApplicantStack both offer job board distribution and advanced search functions. Both platforms also enable quick apply and 1-click apply, allowing candidates to cut through the noise and apply faster and from anywhere.

But Apploi and ApplicantStack also differ in key ways. Apploi distributes jobs to both healthcare-specific job boards, such as myCNAjobs and HireNurses, and to job boards without industry specificity, such as LinkedIn. With ApplicantStack, you only get the latter.

Apploi also allows users to boost jobs through sponsored posts directly on the platform, increasing your chance that the ideal candidate will find your post. Finally, Apploi users also receive branded career pages that are professional, attractive, and integrate with your pre-existing brand. Candidates will be attracted to a career page that seems professional and put-together.

Apploi vs. ApplicantStack: Which One Helps You Engage Applicants?

Apploi and ApplicantStack both make it easy to engage candidates at every step of the hiring process. They both provide texting, interview scheduling, and automated workflows, which work together to prevent candidate drop-off.

However, only Apploi’s customer success team provides users with industry-specific interview guides and templates. These customisable materials are made with healthcare hiring in mind.

Apploi vs. ApplicantStack: Which One Helps You Onboard & Manage Teams?

Apploi and ApplicantStack both have onboarding functionality—something you can’t always get from applicant tracking platforms.

Onboarding software helps you digitize paperwork and gather documents before an employee’s first day. Digital onboarding is a gamechanger in healthcare, and can even decrease no-shows on the first day.

Because Apploi is uniquely built for healthcare, it has crucial onboarding functions that ApplicantStack does not. These include license verification and notifications of upcoming expirations—saving you from compliance issues and potential fines. New hires can easily upload their licenses and certifications directly to Apploi, and managers can quickly re-verify credentials from the platform at any time.

Apploi vs. ApplicantStack: Which One Has More Advanced Integrations? 

Apploi and ApplicantStack both come with important integrations. For example, they both integrate with other tools to offer in-platform background checks. 

But while both platforms integrate with other tools, only Apploi also functions as a human capital management (HCM) platform. An HCM doesn’t just manage hiring, it also allows users to onboard and manage teams. 

This means that with Apploi’s integrations, managers can stay on the same platform from the first point of contact to the moment an employee leaves the company. Apploi’s integration with Viventium, for example, allows users to manage payroll on the same platform they use to hire. Apploi will also soon offer staff scheduling through OnCall. 

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How to Choose the Best Solution For Your Business

Ultimately, both ApplicantStack and Apploi are strong choices for certain businesses.

Need more guidance? Here are some questions you should ask yourself while you’re making your decision.

Do I Need a Platform Tailored to Healthcare? 

If yes, Apploi is the platform for you. Apploi is made with healthcare in mind, and exists to speed up hiring in this crucial industry. 

What Other Features Do You Want From Your Software? 

If you’re looking for functional ATS, then ApplicantStack might be right for you. But if you’re looking for a platform that covers payroll, onboarding, employee management, and more, Apploi will likely be the best fit. Apploi also offers advantages when it comes to applicant tracking, including the ability to score candidates.

Do I Want Recruitment Marketing Functions?

If you’re interested in sponsoring job posts and branded career pages, Apploi’s the right choice. Apploi can help you ensure that your job posts get traction in all the right places. Apploi’s customer success team also communicates with users to help optimize job posts for healthcare candidates. 

Learn More About Apploi

Apploi is on a mission to empower healthcare professionals with intuitive and efficient human capital management software. Interested in learning how you can recruit, hire, and onboard healthcare roles quickly? Contact us today for a free demo of our platform.

Sophie Guillermin

As Apploi's Senior Product Manager, Sophie Guillermin focuses on developing features that curate a positive and streamlined candidate experience through insightful engagement and automation.