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15Five

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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

15Five

15Five is a great platform, but it's very simplified and in the 4+ years that I've used it as an employee, I don't feel it has been changed or improved at all. While I'm sure there have been some minor updates, it has stayed virtually the same, which again leads me back to the feeling of "Groundhog day". Data collection plants the seeds for the future of any business, and the need is obviously there, but the monotony of it from an employee's perspective can also contribute to a decline in job joy. Overloading employees with reporting tasks across dozens of software platforms can lead to a major lack of productivity. As for where this platform is suited - in any organization that has a large number of entry-level employees who are all learning at different paces, with a great deal of upward mobility potential, this could be a very useful way to collect feedback and focus career development. In an organization full of senior-level employees with limited upward mobility who are results (or income) focused, this will be seen as an absolute waste of time and disrespectful to senior employees.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

YouEarnedIt is particularly good at getting employees more involved than they would otherwise be. For example, they have a "high five" feature, in which any employee in the entire company can add points to a reward or compliment that was given, creating a type of positive hype that contributes to a more positive workplace.
Nathan Richardson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

15Five
8.2
Kazoo
Corporate goal setting
15Five
7.6
Kazoo
Subordinate goal setting
15Five
8.4
Kazoo
Individual goal setting
15Five
9.0
Kazoo
Line-of sight-visibility
15Five
8.3
Kazoo
Performance tracking
15Five
7.8
Kazoo

Performance Management

15Five
7.9
Kazoo
Performance plans
15Five
8.3
Kazoo
Plan weighting
15Five
6.7
Kazoo
Manager note taking
15Five
8.6
Kazoo
Performance improvement plans
15Five
7.4
Kazoo
Review status tracking
15Five
8.2
Kazoo
Rater nomination workflow
15Five
6.8
Kazoo
Review reminders
15Five
9.3
Kazoo
Workflow restrictions
15Five
6.3
Kazoo
Multiple review frequency
15Five
8.6
Kazoo
Reporting
15Five
8.3
Kazoo

Pros

15Five

  • The technology - 15Five manages all the organization of questions/submissions, and reminders.
  • Simplicity - 15Five isn't difficult to set up. And all of our users found it very easy to interface with.
  • Great features - You can add as many answers as you want. You can tag people. You can do a lot with it.
Rocky Kev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

  • The rewards selection is pretty solid.
  • Good mobile app experience.
  • The tagging and multi-person reward features are easy to use.
Eric Serdar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

15Five

  • Although I mentioned customization as a positive aspect, it could use some improvements. The backend process of updating the questions, and setting them to a certain schedule, can be a bit confusing. This process could be streamlined.
  • The commenting process can be a bit confusing. If a person is tagged/mentioned in a comment, they are typically sent an email notifying them. However, it can be difficult to locate where you can reply and continue the conversation. Although a simple issue, it seems it could be easily rectified.
  • I would like to see more integration of the team portion of 15Five. It seems this feature is not as prominent, so you can easily get stuck in just your specific 15Five information.
Erin Holm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

  • Navigation could use some tweaks. I regularly struggle find the points redemption page.
Joshua Henke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
15Five offers a full feature solution that provides managers the flexibility to use the system that best fits the needs of their department.
Jason Watts, CF.APMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
It's very simple to use - not overly complicated. You wouldn't need training to use. There are some features I never use because I don't understand -- like one on ones. However we use without and still find a lot of value in it!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

15Five

15Five 8.3
Based on 23 answers
The 15Five support team is amazing. They were always willing to speak with me when I did something wrong in the system and never had a harsh or placing judgment tone in their voices. They respond quickly and promptly and allowed me to learn something new each time I cross lines with them. I am thankful for their knowledge and customer service they shared with me when I needed it.
Ty Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very helpful webinar training. They answer questions, the slides are all very helpful, and they send you the presentation once the webinar is complete so that you can share with your team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was very easy and support was super helpful!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

15Five

I've used Asana and Jira. Jira has too much functionality for a team like ours and Asana didn't have enough gamification for our team. At the end we chose 15Five because it was simple to use and easy to follow, it also allowed the manager to review each individual on the team quickly and effectively.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

Both Namely and Hey Taco have their own version of this. Namely has appreciations that you can do through their HRIS platform, that is basically shout outs to employees and Hey Taco is a Slack integration that has its own way to send recognition and also has a redemption "store." Both are nice in their own way. The Namely appreciations is a neat additional feature to the HRIS platform and is especially useful if your employees use Namely HRIS is kind of a hub for them. Hey Taco is fun because it integrates with Slack so if you are using Slack then this is a good additional feature to look at. We were using YEI before these came along and have checked out both but still love YEI. If we had not been using YEI we may have brought in one of these options as a central choice for our employees.
Lisa Shapiro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

15Five

  • For me, the ROI is immeasurable. I don't know how I could manage my team without it.
  • For the second year running, my team has been rated as "most engaged" by our annual HR survey. For a company with well over 1,000 people globally, I'm proud of this! Without 15Five, I dont know if it would be the same.
Shane Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kazoo

  • I wasn't involved in the purchase so I don't know what YEI costs. I'd recommend building ROI around employee engagement, employee satisfaction and overall culture of the company.
Cheryl Donahue | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

15Five

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Kazoo

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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