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side-by-side comparison of Idealist vs. ZipRecruiter
based on preference data from user reviews. Idealist rates 4.2/5 stars with 17 reviews. By contrast, ZipRecruiter rates 4.7/5 stars with 750 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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Idealist
Idealist
(17)
4.2 out of 5
Idealist
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
(750)
4.7 out of 5
ZipRecruiter
Star Rating
Idealist
Idealist
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
Market Segments
Idealist
Idealist
Small-Business (47.1% of reviews)
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
Small-Business (45.8% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Idealist
Idealist
No pricing information available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
No pricing information available

Idealist vs ZipRecruiter

  • Reviewers felt that ZipRecruiter meets the needs of their business better than Idealist.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that ZipRecruiter is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Idealist over ZipRecruiter.
Categories
Shared Categories
Idealist
Idealist
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
Idealist and ZipRecruiter are categorized as Job Boards
Unique Categories
Idealist
Idealist has no unique categories
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter has no unique categories
Pricing
Idealist
Idealist Pricing
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ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter Pricing
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Idealist
Idealist
8.9
Responses: 11
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
9.4
Responses: 593
Ease of Use
Idealist
Idealist
9.4
Responses: 11
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
9.6
Responses: 599
Ease of Setup
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
9.0
Responses: 76
Ease of Admin
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
9.1
Responses: 75
Quality of Support
Idealist
Idealist
7.9
Responses: 8
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
9.3
Responses: 536
Ease of Doing Business With
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.8
Responses: 110
Product Direction (% positive)
Idealist
Idealist
10.0
Responses: 10
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.8
Responses: 603
Features
Platform Basics
Reporting
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.3
Responses: 5
Interoperability
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.5
Responses: 6
Performance
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.8
Responses: 6
Platform Content
Automation
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.3
Responses: 5
Content Library
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.7
Responses: 5
Search Tools
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.3
Responses: 6
Posting Tools
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.3
Responses: 6
Platform Additional Functionality
Dashboard
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.5
Responses: 6
Mobility
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
6.9
Responses: 6
Payment
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
6.7
Responses: 5
Portal
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
6.9
Responses: 6
Job Board Creation
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.7
Responses: 5
Marketing Tools
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.1
Responses: 6
Integrations
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.5
Responses: 6
Platform
Customization
Idealist
Idealist
Feature Not Available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
7.9
Responses: 39
Integration APIs
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.6
Responses: 20
Internationalization
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.6
Responses: 23
User, Role, and Access Management
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.8
Responses: 38
Performance
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
9.0
Responses: 43
Mobility
Idealist
Idealist
Not enough data available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.2
Responses: 37
Reporting
Idealist
Idealist
Feature Not Available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.2
Responses: 31
Dashboards
Idealist
Idealist
Feature Not Available
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
8.8
Responses: 40
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Idealist and ZipRecruiter were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Idealist
Idealist
47.1%
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
45.8%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Idealist
Idealist
35.3%
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
31.0%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Idealist
Idealist
17.6%
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter
23.2%
Reviewers' Industry
Idealist
Idealist Industry
Non-Profit Organization Management
35.3%
Education Management
17.6%
Higher Education
11.8%
Pharmaceuticals
5.9%
Information Technology and Services
5.9%
Other
23.5%
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter Industry
Staffing and Recruiting
5.8%
Hospital & Health Care
5.5%
Retail
4.9%
Construction
4.6%
Information Technology and Services
4.4%
Other
74.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Idealist
G
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

Easy to use and attracted the right people to our event.

ZipRecruiter
G
User in Consumer Goods

I found that Zip Recruiter had a wealth of jobseekers with the necessary qualifications. I liked that you would look at these candidates and contact them thru the Zip Recruiter news portal. Don't get me started on the preliminary questions which are a god...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Idealist
Justin T.
User in Higher Education

Nothing I dislike, although I would like to see a way to better connect with diverse applicant pools.

ZipRecruiter
GI
Executive Sponsor in Computer Software

No dislikes - a simple process that took a few minutes to complete

Discussions
Idealist
Idealist Discussions
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Idealist has no discussions with answers
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter Discussions
What is the best way to land the job using ZipRecruiter?
8 comments
KK
Apply for jobs within your field and keep applying for those positions. This is the best way to land a job through ZipRecruiter. Some companies hire...Read more
Can you filter out the staffing agencies?
3 comments
G2
The only way to keep hiring agencies from reaching out to you is by making your profile private. This way, only jobs you personally apply to will see your...Read more
how do i get salaries
3 comments
Elaine H.
EH
Go to us department of labor: wage and hourly divisionRead more
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ZipRecruiter
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