HR and Recruiting Software Categories

Click on a category to see the best vendors, pricing info, how to think about ROI and more

We've spent over 7,000 hours researching the HR Tech landscape to come up with the below vendor landscapes. They are mostly organized by the employee lifecycle starting with the top of the recruiting funnel.

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Most popular Software categories

These are the most popular HR and recruiting software categories on our site, updated quarterly. Some are old staples (ATS), some are rising due to COVID, and others are emerging categories.

Recruiting Software - Top of Funnel

These vendor landscapes help to attract and convert talent into the top of your hiring funnel.

Recruiting Software - Bottom of Funnel

These are the recruiting tools designed to help you hire the right people and grow your organization.

Free and Cheap HR Software

These are tools that at least offer a free trial and many times have a free tier.