If there's one thing that's consistent in the TA/Recruiting world, it's hot takes related to Workday Recruiting. Which is why a recent report that shows Workday Recruiting is now the most used ATS among Fortune 500 companies is fascinating.
Many of you object to that finding. But it is science! More from OnGig:
"Workday is the #1 ATS system used by Fortune 500 companies, narrowly beating Taleo.
That’s what we found after a review of the 476 Fortune 500 companies that show their applicant tracking system on their public-facing career sites.
22.6% of these Fortune 500 companies use Workday versus 22.4% that use Taleo.
Oracle is still the #1 ATS provider to the Fortune 500 when you add in Oracle HRMS, iRecruitment and Oracle Cloud (see the long table below). Oracle beats Workday 24% to 22.6% when you add in Oracle’s other software."
It's notable to say that there's a lot of dissatisfaction out there related to Workday Recruiting, as many CHROs are forced into the solution by broader ERP initiatives within their organizations.
Also notable is the fact this is a survey of Fortune 500 companies - Workday Recruiting most certainly is not the leader in the mid-market ATS category, where a bunch of companies on the tail end of the Fortune 500 full list fare much better (looking at you, Jobvite, Greenhouse, Newton, Lever, SmartRecruiters). See the top 10 ATS solutions across Fortune 500s in the image below, get the full list here, and see a broader list here from 2017 that includes mid-market companies that probably provides better context and a shopping list for the masses.