Easy-to-use & affordable Recruitment Software for small to medium-sized organisations

  • Made for teams with limited HR resources
  • Saves time and effort screening applications
  • Shines a spotlight on your top candidates
  • Only $150 per month

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What will :Recruit Essentials achieve?

Easily post jobs

  • Integrates with your website and top-tier job boards
  • Easily create, edit, and post job ads
  • Advertise up to 3 roles at a time

Build your workflow, your way

  • Assign candidates with statuses and tags (e.g; ‘contacted’ or ‘interview booked’)
  • Allow your hiring managers to get notified
  • View great candidates within minutes of their application

Create a seamless candidate experience

  • Guides candidates to a central, branded recruitment web page (with your logo, colours, and imagery!
  • Cleanly showcases the opportunity and organisation
  • Builds your employer brand
  • Delivers a consistent candidate application experience

Communicate with the click of a button

  • Use branded templates
  • Send batch communications to multiple candidates

Screen applications

  • Review candidate responses to your tailored screening questions
  • Quickly identify top candidates in your talent pool
  • Use simple automations to screen candidates faster

Connect with more candidates

  • Create an ongoing expression of interest form
  • Build a talent pipeline of great candidates for future roles
  • Report on which advertising channels perform best

New Features

Seek Enhancements

Our software users have access to an integration with SEEK that users can access from within the :Recruit Essentials software, allowing candidates to answer application questions directly from the SEEK job page

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Panel Feature

Our Panel Feature gives software users full flexibility in determining which users have access to which jobs and candidates, so you can ensure Hiring Managers only see the information relevant to them.

How much does :Recruit Essentials cost?

Investing resources in recruitment software can be out of reach for many SMBs, but with :Recruit Essentials, you can have a fully implemented system and achieve incredible ROI with a low investment of $1800 per year.

That’s only $150 per month!

Additionally, businesses will receive a complimentary branded expression of interest form – valued at $995. But hurry, this offer is only available for a limited time.

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Recruitment software to attract and secure top talent

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:Recruit Essentials is backed by Specialist support

Specialist support when you need it

Using this DIY software has never been easier, our recruitment specialists are ready to help when you need an extra set of hands with:

  • Advertising
  • Reviewing applications
  • Checks and tests

Access to a library of resources

To help you use the system and train your team, you’ll gain access to a full library of system training resources

Free on-demand training library

Gain access to our on-demand training library and recruitment webinars jam-packed with useful information to help you achieve your recruitment goals sooner.

How does :Recruit Essentials work?

Create advertisements

Through :Essentials, you can easily create job advertisements. You’ll be able to post your job advertisements to your website and job boards, as well as view and screen all applicants.

Manage campaigns

If you have any current talent acquisition campaigns being managed by Scout Talent, you’ll be able to view them within :Essentials. You will also be able to create and edit additional campaigns.

Setup automations

:Essentials allows you to view each application and interact with it at every stage of the talent acquisition process. Save time with automations that streamline the shortlisting process, and communicate with applicants via branded emails.

Track your applications

You can also use :Essentials to manually rate applications, make notes, and review responses to determine your top candidates. Every action is tracked, so you can set tasks for your team members and you’ll be able to view the progress of each candidate at every stage of your talent acquisition process.

Share your forms

Future proof your business by building your talent pools — through :Essentials, you can keep “Expressions of Interest” forms open at all times.

How can :Recruit Essentials help you?

Do more

A lack of time, money or staff can have you cutting corners. With :Essentials, you maximise your recruitment capabilities and streamline the process.

Do it better

If your current talent acquisition strategy isn’t reaching enough candidates, let alone the right fit, :Essentials is the perfect solution to expand your audience and build your talent pool.

Do it for less

Working on a tight budget? Gain access to the key capabilities of Recruit for less.

Not sure if :Recruit Essentials is right for your organisation?

If you’re a larger organisation needing to recruit more regularly, find out more about our Candidate Management System :Recruit Enterprise here.

Client Feedback


It is straightforward to set up and use. The support team is quick to respond to any inquiries and offers help through multiple people/functions. Compared to other ATS I’ve used, it is the easiest system to use, and all the hiring managers have said so.

Shannon S
HR Manager


I have been using Recruit for many years and find it very efficient and easy to use. The customer service and support team are very responsive and helpful if there are any issues and it is great to have everything in one place.

User in Staffing and Recruiting


The layout and the dashboard are straightforward to use. The way you can monitor the progression of the recruitment and the process.

User in Facilities Services

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