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An Automated Hiring Software For Hourly Employees
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FountainProduct Overview

  1. About Fountain
  2. Pros of Fountain
  3. Cons of Fountain
  4. Breakdown of core features

Fountain product overview

Fountain is the high volume hiring platform empowering the world’s leading brands to streamline and scale their recruiting function. Our mobile-first platform keeps candidates engaged and reduces drop-off via built-in automated scheduling, text and email reminders. Candidates can apply anytime, anywhere in minutes, right from their phone. It enables on-the-go hiring managers to move quality talent through the pipeline, reducing time to fill. Fountain provides local, regional, and company level analytics to make data-driven decisions. Our drag-and-drop workflow allows for quick changes to accommodate fluctuations in hiring needs. Fountain’s global customers hire over 1.2 million workers annually in 78 countries.

Pros of Fountain

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By using Fountain, clients are able to gain an advantage of customized workflows that they can easily configure and adjust without technical support. Fountain offers a full suite of SMS engagement that decreases, on average, 20% time-to-hire and allows hiring managers to directly engage applicants all the way through the application process.

Cons of Fountain

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Since Fountain is a highly customizable platform, there needs to be a full alignment within the teams and decision-makers in order to fully utilize everything the software offers.

Breakdown of core features

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Customizable Hiring Process

Any user is able to create recruiting workflows and automation triggers within Fountain UI with no technical skills requirements.

Automated Follow-Ups

All communication can be automated, so the applicant get instant feedback and moves through the hiring process much faster

Mobile-First Experience

80% of all applications for hourly positions happens on the phone. Therefore, entire experience has to be mobile first on both client and customer facing sides

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3 PeopleGuru

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(Last updated on 01/26/2022 by Marshall Bright)

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