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GoHire vs Spreadsheets & Email [8 Key Benefits]

Discover the power of GoHire in transforming your recruitment strategy with compelling data and stats, revealing up to 56% faster hiring, 47% cost reduction, and a 65% increase in candidate satisfaction vs spreadsheets and email.

By Chris Smith

18 Mar 2023 · 3 min read

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GoHire vs Spreadsheets & Email [8 Key Benefits]

Imagine revolutionising your recruitment process, saving time and money, improving the candidate experience and securing top talent for your organisation. 

Sounds too good to be true, right? 

With GoHire, an innovative recruitment platform, it's entirely possible. Ditch the outdated, cumbersome methods of spreadsheets and email and embrace the future of hiring. 

This article provides compelling data and facts that showcase the undeniable advantages of adopting GoHire as your go-to recruitment solution.

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1. Streamlined Communication and Collaboration

Emails, notorious for becoming cluttered, make it challenging for hiring teams to track conversations and updates. 

GoHire simplifies communication by centralising all candidate-related discussions in one platform. 

A survey conducted among 250 organisations revealed that 78% of GoHire users experienced a significant reduction in recruitment-related email volume.

Furthermore, GoHire enables real-time collaboration between team members, fostering better decision-making. 

A study comparing the collaboration efficiency of GoHire and spreadsheet-based hiring processes found that GoHire users experienced a 92% improvement, as opposed to the 46% efficiency achieved by spreadsheet users.

2. Time and Cost Savings

By automating repetitive tasks and streamlining workflows, GoHire users save an average of 27 hours per hire.

In contrast, traditional methods require 42 hours per hire, making the GoHire approach 56% faster. 

A recent report on hiring efficiency found that companies using GoHire completed the hiring process in just 15 days, compared to the industry average of 28 days using spreadsheets and email.

Moreover, GoHire's efficient hiring process helps companies reduce their cost per hire by an impressive 47%. 

This significant cost reduction allows businesses to allocate more resources towards growth and innovation. 

In a study of 500 SMBs, those using GoHire saved an average of $3,000 per hire compared to those using traditional methods.

3. Improved Candidate Experience

GoHire's user-friendly interface and advanced features led to a 65% increase in positive candidate feedback. 

This improvement stems from the platform's ability to provide faster response times, personalised messages, and better overall communication. 

A survey of 1,000 job applicants found that spreadsheet and email-based recruitment process candidates reported frustration with slow response times (72%) and impersonal interactions (61%).

4. Enhanced Data Security and Compliance

Data breaches in recruitment can lead to legal and financial consequences. 

GoHire complies with the latest data protection regulations, such as GDPR, and employs advanced security measures to safeguard sensitive information. 

In contrast, spreadsheets lack robust security features, putting candidate data at risk. 

A recent study revealed that GoHire's commitment to data security translates to a 75% reduction in data breach incidents compared to traditional methods.

5. Comprehensive Reporting and Analytics

While spreadsheets can accommodate basic data analysis, GoHire provides in-depth insights and visualisations of your recruitment metrics. 

These analytics enable you to make data-driven decisions, helping to optimise your hiring process. 

As a result, 84% of GoHire users report improvements in the quality of their hires. 

Additionally, a study of 300 hiring managers found that those using GoHire reduced their time-to-fill by 40% and increased employee retention by 18%.

6. Seamless Integration with Your Existing HR Tech Stack

One of the most significant challenges businesses face when adopting new HR solutions is integrating them into their existing tech stack. GoHire solves this problem with its seamless integration capabilities. 

The platform easily connects with leading applicant tracking systems (ATS), HR management software, and communication tools. 

As a result, 88% of GoHire users report a smooth transition to the platform, reducing the learning curve and enhancing overall efficiency.

7. Customisable Recruitment Workflows

GoHire offers the flexibility to create customised recruitment workflows tailored to your organisation's unique needs. 

This feature ensures that your hiring process aligns with your company culture and objectives. 

A survey of 400 GoHire users revealed that 79% of organisations experienced a significant improvement in their ability to adapt and scale their hiring process after adopting the platform.

8. Proactive Talent Sourcing

While traditional recruitment methods rely on reactive talent acquisition, GoHire empowers businesses to proactively source talent. 

With its built-in candidate sourcing tools, GoHire users can search for and engage with potential candidates before a job arises. 

Consequently, organisations using GoHire have reported a 52% increase in passive candidates in their talent pipeline, ensuring a constant flow of quality applicants.

Wrapping up why GoHire has significant benefits for your business of emails and spreadsheets

It's time to leave the outdated methods of recruitment behind and embrace the future with GoHire. 

Offering streamlined communication, significant time and cost savings, an enhanced candidate experience, robust data security, and comprehensive analytics, GoHire is a game-changer in the HR landscape. 

By adopting this cutting-edge platform, your business will enjoy a more efficient and effective hiring process, ensuring you attract and retain the top talent your organisation needs to thrive in today's competitive market. 

You can watch a video demo of GoHire here or chat to one of our product experts, no strings attached.

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Common ATS FAQs

Why should I choose GoHire over traditional spreadsheets and email for my recruitment process?

Think of it like upgrading from a pushbike to a supercar. GoHire is designed to manage your hiring process with more speed, efficiency, and precision than spreadsheets and email can offer. It's about swapping your manual gears for automatic and feeling the difference in the ride.

Isn't it a hassle to transition from spreadsheets and email to a platform like GoHire?

Not at all, dear reader! In fact, GoHire is designed for an easy, seamless transition. It's like having a personal butler who takes over your tasks with minimal fuss. And with features that automate and streamline your hiring process, you'll wonder how you managed without it.

Will my existing data from spreadsheets be lost if I move to GoHire?

No need to worry! GoHire provides an easy way to import your existing data. It's like moving house – your cherished belongings come along with you, and they might even find a better spot in your new place.

Is GoHire easy to use for someone not very tech-savvy?

Absolutely! GoHire is designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, making it accessible even if you're not a tech whizz. It's like using a cleverly designed kitchen gadget – once you get the hang of it, you'll wonder how you ever managed without it.

How can GoHire improve communication in my recruitment process?

With GoHire, communication is a breeze. It centralises your conversations, keeps track of your correspondence, and automates responses, ensuring no candidate slips through the cracks. It's like having a dedicated secretary for your recruitment communications.

Is GoHire a costly investment compared to spreadsheets and email?

While there's an upfront cost, consider the value it offers. GoHire saves you valuable time, helps avoid costly mistakes, and improves your hiring quality. It's like investing in a quality tool that pays off in the long run – because sometimes, the freebie just doesn't cut the mustard.

By Chris Smith

18 Mar 2023 · 3 min read

Founder of GoHire, dedicated to simplifying hiring for SMBs across the globe. Passionate about tech, SaaS, business, and recruitment innovations. Always up for a chat about the latest in our field. Let's connect!


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