50 Leading Companies of the Year 2018

Pioneers in the Recruiting Industry for almost 20 years: Bullhorn


Bullhorn, a recruiting firm was founded to give talented individuals the opportunity to pursue professional careers. Bullhorn Cares, its employee-led philanthropic arm, has raised more than $500,000 since its inception in 2006. As part of its service-driven culture, Bullhorn encourages every employee to volunteer in their community for one full day per quarter.

Bullhorn prides itself on having a company culture that encourages career development, community service, innovation, teamwork, and fun. It cares deeply about its customers, employees, and the world in general. Bullhorn is also a member of Pledge 1%, a global corporate philanthropy initiative in which organizations pledge 1% of their equity, employee time, product, and/or profit to benefit their communities.

Every day, the companies Bullhorn serves put the world to work, making an impact on one of the most fundamental aspects of a person's life – their livelihood. The staffing industry is about so much more than filling open jobs. It is about fulfilling open-ended dreams. The workforce solutions industry puts 3 million people to work each week in North America alone. It generates $450 billion in annual revenue. But what makes it special isn't the number it generates, it's the lives it changes for the better.

Solution Offerings

Recruiting: It provides best-in-class recruiting software to grow business. The company can manage the entire recruitment workflow from candidate sourcing to submittal to placement with the Bullhorn ATS. It helps to eliminate time-consuming manual data entry and enable the team to move fluidly through each step of the recruitment process.

Sales: Bullhorn CRM radically improves visibility into who on clients’ team is engaging with customers and the conversations they're having. Its patented technology connects emails to their contacts so that they can eliminate blind spots. With this mobile, intuitive, and completely automated platform, the teams can get the most out of their client and prospect relationships.

Operation: It has come up with products to help operations teams better manage contingent staffing operations and improve operational efficiency.

  • Streamline Operational Processes: By automating highly manual processes, teams will reduce wasted time, improve their margins, increase total placement volumes, and maximize their agility.
  • Uncover Business Insights with Ad Hoc Reporting: Bullhorn Canvas gives companies the flexibility to run reports on every dimension of their business. It helps to empower their operations team with true ad-hoc reporting and data-driven insights. 

Trademark Products

Applicant Tracking System: It helps to manage the entire recruitment life cycle in one, easy-to-use interface. It increases recruiter productivity bystreamlining daily tasks with faster source, search, and match. It improves the candidate experience byleveraging relationship insights to deliver a superior candidate experience. It helps to make better business decisions. One can run the business by the numbers using staffing-specific, actionable reports.

VMS Integration: Bullhorn offers the only closed-loop VMS integration available to staffing firms. Built for firms of all sizes, it automates VMS workflows, empowering firms to fill job openings at over 350 of the world’s largest companies.

Onboarding: Bullhorn Onboarding is an electronic document management platform designed specifically for staffing firms, eliminating manual data entry and frustrating paper documents while providing a great candidate experience. A company can create as many forms as its clients demand, populate fields on forms automatically with job and candidate data, and provide an excellent candidate experience with a secure portal to complete and sign documents.

Time and Expense: Web and Mobile Time Entry is perfect for employees at any location. Accessible via their computer or mobile device, all that’s required is access to the internet, no software to install or support. With comprehensive data capture, they can track more than start and end times, all through a single interface, regardless of the employee’s physical location. A customizable interface also helps them meet their clients’ specific compliance requirements, such as break times, and near real-time access to data means faster processing.

Invoicing: With Bullhorn, attaching signed timesheets to invoices and emailing them to clients is easier than ever, helping the company avoid billing errors and get paid faster. Clients can choose between several invoice frequency options and customize parts of the process to support the varying demands of their clients. One can even send multiple invoices at once.

Meet the Leader

Art Papas, Founder, and CEO: As Bullhorn’s Founder and CEO, Art was the original architect of Bullhorn’s flagship Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, which now helps more than 7,000 companies around the world run their businesses. He is the Chairman of the Board at Career Collaborative, an organization that teaches unemployed and under-employed adults how to build careers that change lives and strengthen families. In 2014, Ernst & Young named Art an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner in New England. Prior to starting Bullhorn, Art started his career as a software engineer at Thomson Reuters. Art is a graduate of Tufts University, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

“We are leaders in staffing and recruiting software that puts people to work.”