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based on preference data from user reviews. ApplicantPro rates 4.3/5 stars with 79 reviews. By contrast, Paycom rates 4.2/5 stars with 753 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
(79)
4.3 out of 5
ApplicantPro
Paycom
Paycom
(753)
4.2 out of 5
Paycom
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ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
Market Segments
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
Mid-Market (77.6% of reviews)
Paycom
Paycom
Mid-Market (75.5% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
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Paycom
Paycom
No pricing information available

ApplicantPro vs Paycom

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Paycom easier to use. However, ApplicantPro is easier to set up and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with ApplicantPro overall.

  • Reviewers felt that ApplicantPro meets the needs of their business better than Paycom.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that ApplicantPro is the preferred option.
  • When assessing product direction, ApplicantPro and Paycom received similar ratings from our reviewers.
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ApplicantPro Pricing
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Paycom Pricing
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.9
Responses: 69
Paycom
Paycom
8.6
Responses: 638
Ease of Use
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 69
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 644
Ease of Setup
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.5
Responses: 43
Paycom
Paycom
7.4
Responses: 248
Ease of Admin
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.5
Responses: 44
Paycom
Paycom
8.0
Responses: 257
Quality of Support
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.9
Responses: 61
Paycom
Paycom
8.4
Responses: 567
Ease of Doing Business With
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.7
Responses: 41
Paycom
Paycom
8.0
Responses: 251
Product Direction (% positive)
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.0
Responses: 69
Paycom
Paycom
8.0
Responses: 627
Features
Sourcing
Social Sourcing
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.2
Responses: 37
Paycom
Paycom
8.0
Responses: 81
Job Posting
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.9
Responses: 48
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 115
Candidate Sourcing Metrics
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.0
Responses: 38
Paycom
Paycom
8.0
Responses: 86
Candidate Search
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 40
Paycom
Paycom
8.2
Responses: 95
Career Page Configuration
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 37
Paycom
Paycom
8.4
Responses: 105
Platform Content
Forms Library
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.9
Responses: 11
Paycom
Paycom
8.7
Responses: 176
E-Forms
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.8
Responses: 12
Paycom
Paycom
8.9
Responses: 194
E-Signature
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
9.2
Responses: 12
Paycom
Paycom
9.0
Responses: 188
Background Checks
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
9.4
Responses: 8
Paycom
Paycom
8.9
Responses: 121
Offer Letter Approvals
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.8
Responses: 8
Paycom
Paycom
8.8
Responses: 115
Offer Letter Templates
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.5
Responses: 8
Paycom
Paycom
9.1
Responses: 104
Candidate Management
Dashboards
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 46
Paycom
Paycom
8.6
Responses: 125
Workflow Building
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
7.8
Responses: 31
Paycom
Paycom
8.2
Responses: 103
Hiring Processes Tracking
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.1
Responses: 42
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 117
Scheduling
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
7.4
Responses: 29
Paycom
Paycom
8.2
Responses: 98
Applicant Data Management
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.2
Responses: 38
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 117
Candidate Evaluations
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.2
Responses: 30
Paycom
Paycom
8.3
Responses: 93
Automated Resume Parsing
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.1
Responses: 31
Paycom
Paycom
8.4
Responses: 90
Candidate-Facing Statuses
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 26
Paycom
Paycom
8.3
Responses: 77
Platform Additional Functionality
Self-Service Portal
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.0
Responses: 9
Paycom
Paycom
9.0
Responses: 214
Automated Team Introductions
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.1
Responses: 7
Paycom
Paycom
8.8
Responses: 101
Compliance Training
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
7.1
Responses: 7
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 134
Automated Onboarding Workflows
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.2
Responses: 10
Paycom
Paycom
8.7
Responses: 171
Onboarding Notifications
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.6
Responses: 11
Paycom
Paycom
8.8
Responses: 185
Platform Data
Time-to-Productivity Reporting
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.8
Responses: 7
Paycom
Paycom
8.8
Responses: 121
Onboarding Process Reporting
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
9.0
Responses: 8
Paycom
Paycom
8.9
Responses: 142
Visualization
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.6
Responses: 6
Paycom
Paycom
9.0
Responses: 50
Platform
Customization
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.6
Responses: 26
Paycom
Paycom
7.8
Responses: 168
Integration APIs
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.2
Responses: 16
Paycom
Paycom
8.1
Responses: 104
Internationalization
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 15
Paycom
Paycom
Feature Not Available
User, Role, and Access Management
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.4
Responses: 29
Paycom
Paycom
8.4
Responses: 180
Performance
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
9.0
Responses: 29
Paycom
Paycom
8.6
Responses: 174
Mobility
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.3
Responses: 25
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 162
Reporting
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.4
Responses: 28
Paycom
Paycom
8.4
Responses: 172
Dashboards
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.5
Responses: 29
Paycom
Paycom
8.5
Responses: 181
Recruiting and Onboarding
Interview Scheduling
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
7.5
Responses: 23
Paycom
Paycom
8.3
Responses: 137
Onboarding
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
8.1
Responses: 19
Paycom
Paycom
8.8
Responses: 222
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both ApplicantPro and Paycom were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
14.5%
Paycom
Paycom
14.8%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
77.6%
Paycom
Paycom
75.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro
7.9%
Paycom
Paycom
9.8%
Reviewers' Industry
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro Industry
Hospital & Health Care
9.2%
Construction
6.6%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
5.3%
Education Management
5.3%
Banking
5.3%
Other
68.4%
Paycom
Paycom Industry
Non-Profit Organization Management
7.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.8%
Information Technology and Services
5.7%
Education Management
4.1%
Marketing and Advertising
3.8%
Other
73.5%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
ApplicantPro
Natalie P.
Administrator in Non-Profit Organization Management

Ability to quickly post job openings to multiple job boards, review and sort applicants as well as communicate with applicants

Paycom
Susan S.
Administrator in Aviation & Aerospace

I like the customer service the best. It has been a smooth transition from ADP to Paycom and implementation was less stressful than it was with ADP. I have one dedicated person to my account that I can call or email whenever I have a question. All the...

Most Helpful Critical Review
ApplicantPro
GS
Consultant in Human Resources

Doesn't show if applicant has applied to multiple job postings within the company.

Paycom
Walter S.
Executive Sponsor in Hospitality

We switched from ADP to Paycom. Big mistake. While we were not happy with ADP, we had no idea how terrible Paycom would be. Conversion was expensive and full of errors. Time off PTO accruals were a total disaster. Almost our entire Paycom "team" left in...

Discussions
ApplicantPro
ApplicantPro Discussions
How do I make sure I don't contact a candidate who has already been turned down
1 comment
MK
Hi, Misty. This is totally doable! I'm going to have a Client Success rep reach out to you to discuss it so keep an eye on your inbox. - Hannah, ApplicantProRead more
Speeding up Integration
1 comment
Madisen D.
MD
Hi, Madisen! We are actively looking into how to make the integration with Paylocity better. I'll have a support rep reach out to you via email to discuss...Read more
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Paycom
Paycom Discussions
What kind of employee training does Paycom provide and what’s the implementation process?
2 comments
G2
I have implemented Paycom at three companies. Implementations are never easy but I have always been pleased with the overall process. The more I...Read more
Did anyone else get told that Paycom would not raise their prices on existing clients?
1 comment
Karissa B.
KB
Yes we were told that when they sold us on Paycom in 2018. They said no price increases was a differentiator vs ADP (our previous provider) but they lied....Read more
What is your experience with the software?
1 comment
Ricardo G.
RG
Our implementation was very professional, complete - and any questions we had were handled promptly and completely. Great experience.Read more
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