Crelate History

We’ve come a long way.
And so have you.

From the early days of Crelate, we’ve been on a journey to build the best recruiting and staffing software solution for recruiters like you. We’re committed to continuous innovation and we release major updates on a regular basis. Here’s a look at where we started and how we got to where we are today.

For more detail on our past and future product announcements, check out the Crelate Roadmap.

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Bryant Crone
Software Developer


1,500 Customers

April 2021

With deep gratitude to all of our wonderful new and existing customers, Crelate grows 50% in two years and now powers over 1,500 unique staffing and recruitment firms.

Crelate Omni Announced

February 19

Crelate unveils middle and back-office functionality, giving staffing and consulting firms the ability to seamlessly integrate their entire business on a single, end-to-end platform.

Matt Peebles Software Developer
Matt Peebles
Software Developer


Client Portal

March 27

The new Crelate Client Portal provides a way for recruiters to gather external feedback about candidates, generate reports, and securely communicate recruiting information with clients.

Read the Release Notes – December 8, 2020 [1.172]


Email Campaigns

December 19

Send personalized emails to thousands of contacts in your ATS database and track the performance of your emails by seeing the open rates, click-thru rates, and more.

RingCentral Integration

October 3

Text and call your candidates from Crelate Talent and automatically record your phone interactions under each contact record.

1,000 Customers

August 1

Crelate passes 1,000 customers!  Read more in our Press section about this milestone.

New Mobile Experience

April 1

Take your recruiting on the go with many of Crelate’s most popular capabilities now enabled through the Crelate Connector mobile app.


Microsoft Office Online

October 20

Deeper Microsoft integration allows recruiters to edit and manage Microsoft Office documents by linking a Crelate account with an Office 365 subscription.

850 Customers

September 14

Over 850 recruiting, staffing and consulting agencies use Crelate to power their recruiting processes.

Video Interviews

July 28

Integrate with Spark Hire to schedule video interviews directly from your Crelate account with automatic synchronization to your Spark Hire account.

April Release

April 15

More career portal customizations, improved job SEO, Google Jobs metadata, better international support and much more.

GDPR Release

May 25

On May 25th, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in the EU. At the same time, Crelate released a suite of features to help manage consent and data.

Text Messaging

July 15

Text Messaging by Crelate allows recruiters to communicate with the mobile candidate and sync conversations with the Crelate database for future reference.

700 Customers

April 4

Crelate continues to grow and help more staffing and recruiting agencies to succeed.

February Release

February 12

Major updates to our reports and recruiting analytics, a new dashboard builder, plus new activity templates. Learn more.


600 Customers

December 30

Crelate more than doubles its customer base to 600+ staffing, recruiting and other talent-centric businesses.

October Release

October 23

Next generation Recruiting CRM, Opportunity Management, Candidate Portal Search and more.

June Release

June 2

Business Premium Launched, mobile client updates, self-signup and more.

March Release

March 19

Chrome Parser Updates, Beta of Business Premium, Public API Beta and more.

Smiling woman in green field.
Chelsie Petit
Customer Success
Specialist II


December Release

December 18

Candidate Application Process Improvements, Major Server Upgrades and more.

October Release

October 22

Email integration with Gmail and Office 365, Job Board Integration updates and more.

June Release

June 12

Major Home Page Dashboard updates, Settings Re-design, Task + Notifications Improvements and more.

February Release

February 21

Custom Fields, Integration, Mobile Recruiting with Android and iOS Apps, plus more.

Man, desk, monitors.
Daniel Shikoff
Software Developer II


November Release

November 22

Major Search Improvements, Reports vNext, Performance Improvements and more.

July Release

July 19

Candidate-centric Workflows, Automatic Email Tracking (O365, Gmail, Exchange), new Template Editor and more.

Public Launch

May 17

The end of our Early Adopter Beta Program. Updates to Candidate Portal, Job Dashboard and a new iPad client.

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