The year of 2016 was great for Zoho Recruit - be it our customer base, new feature updates, enhancements, revenue or customer support. Summing up our growth this past year, here's how it went.
A fresh and easier user interface for posting your jobs on social media.
To avoid a avoid complex data-sharing structure, territories and sub-territories for job openings were created.
Introduced web forms for custom modules on Zoho Recruit.
Introduced Kanban view in To-dos Tab, helping you focus on continuous delivery of tasks.
Introduced sharing rule support for Activities module.
Introduced live desk chat for Europe locale.
Introduced multi-language support for several actions on the candidate log in page and the web form.
Custom modules functionality gets a facelift with the addition of several features like Send Mail, Macros feature, web forms and assignment rules.
Carry out all the activities of the Careers website and web forms on the Zoho Recruit mobile app.
Enabling recruiters to create templates for resumes that are in sync with their company's theme and culture with the Formatted Resume feature.
Introduced Export to Excel, CSV and PDF option under the Activity Log and the option to enable export activity log permission for custom profiles.
Added a pick list to select users under activity reports.
Revamped the Associate Pop-out page in the Job Opening Details page.
Introduced the Social icon in the Candidates and Contacts list page.
Introduced auto complete component in the criteria editor for lookup field.
Enabling recruiters to make data-driven business decisions with the Advanced Recruit Analytics - Zoho Reports Integration feature.
Introduced Change Status feature in Zoho Recruit mobile app (iOS and Android).
Increased the custom field limit to 500 for the enterprise edition users.
Enabled the option to edit email templates under the Send Mail and Submit to Client/Hiring manager features.
Enabled email tracking with contacts and users filter in the Client module.
Zoho Recruit announced its integration with three new job boards - Monster, Dice and Zip Recruiter.
Made alterations to the publish to job boards workflow, for an easy way to make job listings reach the world.
Added interviewer and guest profiles in the hiring/account manager look up field.
Enabling recruiters to invite candidates in bulk to access careers page with the Mass Invite Candidate option.
Increased the number of custom fields from 150 to 300 for all the modules.
Zoho Recruit was announced as the G2 Crowd's Summer 2016 - Category leaders of the ATS section for getting the highest number of positive reviews. The "Custom Button" feature, which was introduced was a big hit among recruiters. Our users took their appreciation to G2Crowd, one of the world's leading business software review website.
Major enhancements made to the Resume Extractor feature.
Introduced the option to edit bulk email template for custom modules.
Changed the Candidate Login UI for the web version.
Introduced the option to overwrite records while importing them in the XLS format for Administrator profile users.
Integrated with the Career One job board.
The month of July was very special, as Recruit was featured under the Top 20 Most User-Friendly Applicant Tracking Software in by Capterra.
Being called user-friendly is what Recruit has always aimed for.
Not just that, Recruit also featured in the Capterra's list of the "Top 20 Most Affordable Softwares", in the same month.
Indeed Resume Search introduced to enable direct candidate sourcing from Indeed, on Recruit UI.
Made enhancements in the Job Opening workflow.
Introduced bounced email notifications—now while sending bulk emails, if an email bounces you will get a notification about it in your inbox.
Introduced integration with Zoho People. Now, with this integration, convert a hire into an employee in just one click.
Introduced integration with Broadbean job board.
Zoho Recruit climbed to the third place on GetApp's Applicant Tracking Category Leaders of this year's final quarter. GetApp rates its softwares based on five important criteria: The number of reviews, the number of integrations with third party apps, availability of mobile apps on various platforms, number of Facebook fans and Twitter followers, and a survey that went out to their reviewers based on the security of the product.
Zoho Recruit introduced the Zoho Phonebridge featured and also its first integration with Twilio. This feature enabled recruiters to make calls via Recruit.
Zoho Recruit was named as the "Most Innovative Recruitment Software" by Corporate Vision, a well known recruiting magazine based out of the UK. Recruit receved the highest number of votes for this category.