Plans and Pricing

Flexible Affordable Plans

Flexible pricing model that works for your recruitment budget.

Option to:

  • Upgrade or downgrade plans 
  • Pay by month or per annum
  • Pro features available as add-ons for Standard Plans

See Features Comparison & Pricing Details tabs below.

Features Comparison

Features Chilli Factor Jobs

Standard Plan

Pro Plan
Job Posting & Candidate Sourcing      
Branded Job Board  *  *  *
Custom subdomain  *  *  *
Job Board Syndication (free & paid job boards)  *  *
Chilli Factor Jobs Ads * 3 Free Ads per month 5 Free Ads per month
Applicant Tracking      
Job Requisition / Details  *  *  *
Job Requisition custom fields & multiple templates  * *
Job Approval to Recruit System  * *
Clone Jobs & Set Up * * *
Customisable Recruitment Process workflow * * *
Quick Application Review Panel * * *
Duplicate Application Detection * * *
Customisable Job Specific Application Forms * * *
Knock out questions and ATS flag * * *
ATS Application Form Question Filters * * *
Applicant Review Shortlist, Longlist Flags * * *
Recruitment Management & Communication      
Customisable Email templates * * *
Email template user permissions * * *
Bulk Emails * * *
Auto-personalised emails * * *
Auto-response emails * * *
Task Manager * * *
Customisable Phone screen, Interview & Reference Check Forms * * *
Document Library * * *
Position Description Management * * *
Form Library * * *
Job Reports * * *
Job User Permissions * * *
Budget Manager – track recruitment costs * * *
SMS 2 way Texting (standard NZ Telco carrier fees apply) * *
SMS Template Builder * *
SMS Budget Setting * *
Talent CRM      
Applicant Search * * *
Resume Parsing * * *
Boolean Search * * *
Tags * * *
Talent Pools * * *
Talent Pool Email * * *
Prospect Pipelines * * *
Offer Management      
Customisable Job Offer Details Form *
Job Offer Approval to Hire System *
New and Variation of Offer Letters & Employment Contracts *
Customisable Offer Letters & Contract Templates & Fields *
Customisable User Instructions *
One Click Contract Set Up selections *
One Click Auto Contract Generation *
Contract Approve & E-sign by Employer *
Contract Accept & E-sign by Employee *
Job Offer Portal *
Offer Audit Trail *
Unlimited Users * *
User Roles & Permissions * *
2FA * * *
Customisable Privacy Policy and Database Cleanse * * *
Configurable Account Settings * * *
Help Centre Support – Submit a ticket for quick assistance * * *
Help Centre – System Updates and User Guides * * *
Dedicated Account Manager * *

Pricing Plan Details

Active Jobs Standard Plan Pro Plan Chilli Factor Jobs
  $ $ $
  per month per month

per job per 30 days



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  • Active Jobs per month
  • Prices plus GST
  • Contact Us for Additional Pricing.
  • Option to upgrade & downgrade plans as required.
  • Pay monthly or annually.
  • Pro features available as add-ons for Standard Plans

Chilli Factor Jobs


Is Chilli Factor Right For You?

  • Book A Demo or Online Session to assess against your recruitment needs.
  • Once you’ve identified Chilli Factor Recruitment Software is the right solution for you, it’s quick to get started.
  • We offer a 14 day free trial, which includes training to get you started.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click + on the right of each question to show answer.


Features Checklist

Applicant Tracking features – read here

Offer Management Features read here

Road Map
We update system with new features or enhancements typically quarterly depending on size of software release.


What support is in place?
Support is via phone, helpdesk and email.  The help centre also includes user support guides.

Support is local and responsive. See customer feedback here.

Does Support cost?
No. We will shadow you the first few weeks as you get up to speed. It won’t take you long to get familiar with the system.

We’re always here to help you if you do need it.


How long does it take to set up system?

Applicant Tracking System

We can have you up and running within a day.

The key to executing this quickly, is to have all your content ready to load.  Such as company logo, recruitment process steps, forms such as job specific application form, phone screen and reference check forms questions.

Chilli Factor has a library of form templates you can customise to your requirements. We can help you customise these forms or create new ones from scratch – for your first job. Then simply clone and edit new form templates accordingly for future jobs. Super quick and easy.

Offer Management System

Can take 1 to 2 days depending on your requirements. 

What does it cost to implement?

Applicant Tracking System

Nothing. We’ve made it simple for you to set up system quickly.

Offer Management System

Depends on complexity of requirements and assistance required. On average it takes 1 to 2 days set up. We can advise once we understand your requirements if a set up fee.


What training is available?
You will be trained how to set up your account and manage applicants. Typically we split training across two 1/2hr to 1hr training sessions. This is often completed during the 14 day free trial especially if testing a live job.

During the first couple of weeks you may have some questions as you become familiar with the system. Simply contact us via phone, helpdesk or email. We are local and respond quickly.

What does training cost?
Initial training

Training of Account Administrator/Users during account set up and first job. Typically a few hours online training.

The Account Administrator becomes the super user and trains rest of your Users.

Cost – No

Additional training

If you require training of additional users later on, we can arrange individual or group online training.

Cost – Yes

Time – Training sessions 1/2hr to 1hr depending on training needs. Contact us to discuss.

Customised Guides

If you require customised User guides based on your process to help roll out system to the business, we can assist.

Cost – Yes

Time – Custom User Guides typically take 4 to 8 hrs. Contact us to discuss.

Recruitment Software Plans

What plan is best for my organisation

The standard plan is ATS, and Pro plan is ATS plus add on features such as SMS service fee included in plan, Approval to Recruit, Approval To Hire, Letter of Offers, E sign. See the Features Comparison section above.

You can upgrade and downgrade your plan at any time.

What are active jobs?
These are the number of jobs (recruitment campaigns) you can actively work on at one time per month.

An active job is from when you set up job to when finished managing applicants through the recruitment process e.g. from Job Details to Offer stage.

How many Users are allowed?

We encourage you to bring Hiring Managers into the system to collaborate and make good hire decisions together.

Are there User Permissions / Controls?
Yes – there are 2 types of user permissions: Account Admin (full control) and User (limited).

Account Admin sets up the account, invites users and manages all permissions and settings.

A User is typically Hiring Manager who may just need permission to view a job they are assigned to to view shortlisted applicants. There are advanced permissions to control what User is permitted to do in a job. 

User Partners – You can also invite Users from other organisations to assist you with your recruitment task/s. They can be given full or limited access.

Recruitment Software Free Trial

How does the free trial work?
Contact Support to request 14 day free trial to gain access to Chilli Factor Recruitment Software.

Invite a couple of Users from your organisation to trial software with you. Collaborate on a job together.

If you skipped the demo – we recommend completing an online session with us. We’ll take you through how to: set up a job and manage applicants through your job’s recruitment process.

Can I test a live job during the trial?
Yes – absolutely. It’s a great way to try before you buy so you feel happy Chilli Factor software meets your requirements.

Load a live job and publish it to job board such as Seek and/or Trade Me.

*Note we will require your permission to syndicate to your Seek account.

What happens at the end of my free trial?

You’ll be notified by email two days before the end of your free trial period; with a reminder how to continue with your membership or end the free trial.

How do I subscribe?

You don’t need to do anything at the end of your free trial. On the 15th-day – you’ll be automatically billed the Standard Plan monthly fee for 5 active jobs per month, unless otherwise arranged. You can upgrade and downgrade your plan anytime from your Account Settings > Accounts.

How do I end my free trial?
Go to your Settings > Account – and click ‘Deactivate Account’.  This will cancel your account and stop scheduled 15th-day payment. Note: If you want to end your trial or become a subscriber before your 14-day free trial is up – you can do so anytime from Settings > Accounts.


How do I pay for my subscription?

Payments are by ‘Bank Transfer.’  We’ll email you an invoice with our bank account details at the end of the month payable by the 20th of the following month.

How do I change my billing details?
Contact us to request change. (You can submit a request for assistance from our Help Centre).
Where can I see what payment plan I am on?
Log into your account, and go to SETTINGS > Accounts > Subscription to see your current plan.
How can I upgrade my subscription plan?
Simply contact us (by email or phone) to request change.
How can I downgrade my subscription plan?

Simply contact us (by email or phone) to request change. Minimum subscription plan is Standard 5 Active Jobs.

Ready To Get Started?

"I have implemented a few eRecruitment systems in the past and Chilli Factor was astoundingly simple and fast, with zero implementation cost. It is the ideal solution for a business with our size, turnover and type of workforce. We will use it for subsidiary businesses also. It is a simple, flexible, cost effective solution and the support service provided has been excellent, can’t fault it. We highly recommend Chilli Factor."

- Jacquie Sherborne, HR & Support Services Manager