Tools & Templates

A subjective list of tools worth looking into.

ATS (Applicant Tracking System)


Recruitee (simple ATS, easy candidate management, supports sourcing);
Teamtailor (simple ATS, user-friendly)
Workable (simple ATS, easy candidate management, less reporting, and customization. price depends on the number of job postings);
Greenhouse (highly customizable, great reporting options, unlimited postings, price depends on the size of the company);
Lever (great for sourcing, less advanced reporting, unlimited postings, price depends on the size of the company);

free / freemium:

HubSpot (not really ATS, but works decently for storing information and communicating with candidates)
Hire (at the moment available only in the US)
Trello (good for tracking candidates, will do if you have few applicants)


Finding candidates

Crystal (LinkedInpersonality insights)
Followup (automatic follow ups)
Hiretual (finding candidates)
Lusha (find contact details)
Recruit’em (find people on LinkedIn via Google)
Teamable (boost referral program)


Calendly (scheduling)
Skype (scheduling and video calls) (video calls)
Google Hangouts (video calls)

Psychometric tools

Criteria (wide range of pre-employment tests)
Gallup Strengths Finder (talent development)
TalentQ (both pre-employment and talent development)

People Operations

Asana (processes, eg. onboarding and offboarding)
Calamari (time and holidays tracking)
Numbeo (cost of living worldwide)
Office Vibe (track employees happiness)
Peakon (for bigger companies, employee satisfaction)
People Experience Hub
Friday (simple tool for measuring employees satisfaction, free for 1 team)
Textio (augmented writing)
Typeform (forms and surveys)
LTSE (several free tools for startups, from workforce planning to business analytics)

Further reading