Indeed Expert Review, Pricing, Alternatives - 2022

Chris Hatler
Chris is a writer and editor based in Philadelphia
May 16, 2022
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Indeed Versus the competition

We love Indeed because of its massive database of candidates. Companies of any size can post jobs on it and access their talent pool - all for free.

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Indeed Review

Yes, the job board giant Indeed is a great free recruiting tool. Why? It allows companies to post jobs and apply skill assessments to those open positions to reach one of the largest talent pools on the internet completely for free. It also has a built-in messaging system for direct contact with candidates.

While using Indeed will likely prove to be limited in the long run, it's an easy-to-use tool when in a pinch or in transition between recruiting software providers.

Who shouldn't buy Indeed

Indeed Customers

Nokia, Schwab, Pier 1 Imports, Smokey Bones.

Indeed Stats

  • Over 3,000,000 companies use Indeed to hire
  • 250 million people visit Indeed every month
  • 60 million stored resumes
  • 5 minutes to post a job for free

Indeed Key Features

  • Job posting
  • Sponsored jobs
  • Searchable talent database
  • Candidate matching
  • Candidate assessments
  • Interview scheduling 
  • Company page
  • Featured employer option
  • Send messages
  • Automated alerts and messages
  • Budget management
  • Analytics
  • Mobile App

Indeed Key Integrations

Indeed integrates with hundreds of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to streamline the hiring process, improve the job seeker experience, and help employers find the right hires faster. Visit Indeed's integrations page for the full list of products they integrate with.

Indeed Pricing

It doesn't cost anything to post jobs to appear on Indeed's general search results. To reach more candidates, companies can sponsor job posts starting from $5/day. Payment is only made when sponsored job posts are clicked.

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$5 per person per month
$6.50 per person per month
$2 per person per month

Indeed Implementation

Indeed is easy to implement. All a company has to do is create an account and start posting jobs right away for free. For better visibility, companies can sponsor their job postings so they appear in candidate searches longer as well as get access to better quality candidates.

Indeed Customer Success

Indeed has a help center that's packed with answers to common questions. Users can also contact Indeed's team via phone or log a ticket via a request submission form.

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Indeed Alternatives

We love GoHire because it is affordable and scalable; companies of different sizes can make use of their offerings. They can also upgrade their plan as their operation grows.
Vultus is an affordable recruiting and workforce management solution that allows you to trial its offerings for free.
Gem's free Chrome sourcing tool is a great choice for companies getting started with AI sourcing. They aim towards providing a single source of truth for every candidate relationship.
We love SmartRecruiters because their SmartStart plan is designed with small businesses in mind. Besides it being free of charge, SmartStart allows for an unlimited number of users, a perk Free ATSs rarely provide.
We love Freshteams because it is a robust and user-friendly ATS. Their free plan serves companies with up to 50 users quite well, eliminating the need to supplement their offering with additional tools.
We love MightyRecruiter because it is a completely free end-to-end ATS that allows for unlimited job postings.
We love Zoho Recruit because as with all of Zoho's products, it is quite robust. It is also completely free when hiring for only one active job.
Not only does iKrut pack a decent amount of features in its free plan, it also allows for an unlimited number of users, which is a rare offering for a free software.
On top of being an affordable solution, Recooty has a lengthy 15-day free trial of its paid plans as well as a free forever plan.
We love Calendly because it is the simplest online scheduler out there, and it's totally free for one calendar / user.
We love SeekOut because it packs a Sourcing Assistant that is incredibly powerful for a free tool. They put many variants of artificial intelligence within the context of a search engine for talent.
myInterview has a free forever plan with plenty of functionality. Their solution is also incredibly easy to implement for smaller companies.
Listed in our research about the Best Free Recruiting Software
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