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Score 8.7 out of 100

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Feature Set Ratings

    Human Resource Management

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.3

    BambooHR

    83%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Employee demographic data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    62 Ratings

    Employment history

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    68 Ratings

    Job profiles and administration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    68 Ratings

    Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    61 Ratings

    Organizational charting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    66 Ratings

    Organization and location management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    61 Ratings

    Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    40 Ratings

    Payroll Management

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    BambooHR

    84%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Pay calculation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    35 Ratings

    Support for external payroll vendors

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    30 Ratings

    Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    15 Ratings

    Benefit plan administration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    41 Ratings

    Direct deposit files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    41 Ratings

    Salary revision and increment management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    42 Ratings

    Reimbursement management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    22 Ratings

    Leave and Attendance Management

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.1

    BambooHR

    91%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Approval workflow

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4
    94%
    67 Ratings

    Balance details

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    59 Ratings

    Annual carry-forward and encashment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    52 Ratings

    Employee Self Service

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    BambooHR

    86%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 5/5 features

    View and generate pay and benefit information

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    47 Ratings

    Update personal information

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    74 Ratings

    View company policy documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    60 Ratings

    Employee recognition

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    52 Ratings

    View job history

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    69 Ratings

    Asset Management

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    BambooHR

    84%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Tracking of all physical assets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    32 Ratings

    HR Reporting

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.6

    BambooHR

    76%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Report builder

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    53 Ratings

    Pre-built reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    52 Ratings

    Ability to combine HR data with external data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    44 Ratings

    Onboarding

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    BambooHR

    81%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 2/2 features

    New hire portal

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    55 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    53 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    BambooHR

    81%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Corporate goal setting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    33 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    38 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    29 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    34 Ratings

    Performance Management

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.0

    BambooHR

    80%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Performance plans

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    39 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    38 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    39 Ratings

    Review reminders

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    41 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    36 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    BambooHR

    78%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Create succession plans/pools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    23 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    27 Ratings

    Candidate search

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    27 Ratings

    Candidate development

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    24 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    actiTIME

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    BambooHR

    81%
    BambooHR ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Job Requisition Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    32 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    36 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    33 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    33 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    29 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    40 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    42 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • actiTIME is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    actiTIME

    90%
    2 Ratings
    8.9

    BambooHR

    89%
    80 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    3 Ratings

    Usability

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1

    BambooHR

    91%
    3 Ratings

    Availability

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Performance

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    BambooHR

    90%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    9.0

    actiTIME

    90%
    2 Ratings
    8.4

    BambooHR

    84%
    26 Ratings

    Online Training

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    actiTIME

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    actiTIME Inc.

    Previously I needed to manage the employees' check-in and check-out time manually, but from now on, I don't have to do that because of automatic time tracking done by actiTIME. Now I can also track the project status and tracking. And its unique reporting helped me to analyze the status easily.
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    BambooHR

    Overall BambooHr has excelled in satisfying our needs. It performs well as a one-stop-shop for HR challenges. It has benefitted us as an excellent repository for personnel information both in processing prospective and new hires, as well as existing employees. It provides a fairly simple, but [the] straightforward system for managing and using time off. Some areas do need some work, however. There is no ability to set up a default set of time-off types/accruals for a new hire, which means this has to be done manually for each new employee. This creates a lot of opportunities for human error. It also has a very opaque and unhelpful API when it comes to the management of the time data; Whereas the rest of the API is exceptional. Lastly, the ability to request time off only allows for a flat number of hours in a day; it doesn't allow the employee to request specific times. As a result, we rely on the employee and manager to communicate the time successfully in the notes field. There is a big difference between arriving 1 hour late, leaving 1 hour early, and stepping out for an extended lunch.
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    Pros

    actiTIME Inc.

    • It's a program that has different tools perfect for saving time.
    • It has a mobile application that serves to see the activities that are carried out from anywhere.
    • It offers detailed reports in real-time.
    • Its reports are customizable.
    • Allows employees access without the need to create another account.
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    BambooHR

    • BambooHR has a top-notch electronic onboarding process. It is fully customizable and works very well with applicants of all technological capabilities. Onboarding allows you to add every step the new employee and the business partners must complete through timed, dated, notifications, digital documents, e-signatures, and a back-end administrative ability to follow up.
    • BambooHR has good applicant tracking system. They currently integrate with indeed and ZipRecruiter. However, it is easy to create links for other platforms with the ability to distinguish where you are getting recruiting traction. In addition the ability to rate, and communicate about an applicant is confidential between the hiring managers and HR. Also, there is an easy way to create a candidate pool of eligible candidates for later passive recruiting, that is called Talent Pools.
    • BambooHR has a unique feature called Announcements. This function allows various announcements to go out via email, through the application, or a combination of both to directed target audiences or the entire company.
    • BambooHR also sends out announcements (customizable) on every new hire. This allows folks to see who is starting and learn a bit about them before they meet them.
    • BambooHR has a great function for tracking time by the task or job. This is great for tracking productivity gaps for administrative positions or job costing for positions that have billable hours.
    • BambooHR also has easy to organize digital documents. You can easily upload documents via drop and drag. Documents can be added to folders and then downloaded later if an employee terminates.
    • Goal in performance management are very good, they follow the SMART methodology but there is no way to attach them to a performance review. They do allow the employee to adjust using a slide bar and you can attach people to a goal. In addition it notifies the supervisor but you cannot shut off notifications.
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    Cons

    actiTIME Inc.

    • Payroll
    • Need to calculate the salary according to the working hours
    • Selfie punch
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    BambooHR

    • Some edge cases aren't as fleshed out. For example, asset inventory management isn't something BambooHR can really excel at currently.
    • Something akin to Google Forms but with the privacy protections of being already in the HRIS would be great for collecting anonymized responses.
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    Pricing Details

    actiTIME

    Starting Price

    $5 per month per user

    Editions & Modules

    actiTIME editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    actiTIME Self-Hosted1201
    actiTIME Online (1-40 users)62
    actiTIME Online (41-200 users)53
    actiTIME Online (200+ users)Fixed Cost4
    actiTIME Free (up to 3 users)05

    Footnotes

    1. user
    2. per user per month
    3. per user per month
    4. for unlimited users
    5. per user per month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Optional $0

    Additional Details

    Choose from three different actiTIME versions: - actiTIME Free is online software for teams of up to three users with basic time-tracking functionality. - actiTIME Online is full-featured online software with free regular product upgrades starting at $5 user/month. - actiTIME Self-Hosted is software that you install on your own servers and purchase with a one-time payment.

    BambooHR

    Starting Price

    $59 per month

    Editions & Modules

    BambooHR editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    12 Employees$991

    Footnotes

    1. per month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Optional Call for Quote

    Additional Details

    After 12 employees, each additional employee is $8.25 each. To run payroll for employees is an additional $75 a month for $10 employees, with each additional employee being $4.25. Adding performance management is $4.25 a month and tracking features are $3.00 a month.

    Likelihood to Renew

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    We have tried other software in the last year and have not found it to be comparable to Bamboo HR especially in relation to the HR functionalities such as workflows, onboarding, automation, user-friendly experience, innovation, timekeeping, and ability to integrate with other 3rd party Payroll processing software. In addition, the employee ease of access and navigation of the platform makes this software crucial within our current culture of multi-site and remote work environments.
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    Usability

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    Does not have many problems and this ensures all of users are able to use it reliably. There is a free demo available to illustrate the accurate usage of the platform and even customer support. All of these help in improving the usability of the platform and ensure that all users are comfortable with the platform.
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    Reliability and Availability

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    Yes, there is a huge team in the back of the online platform or it looks like it because I have never been left without an answer when I have a question or waiting from a response on my chat .... There must be a huge team, this is so great and I always seem to have someone that is very knowledgeable too. So many times in the past I had to leave with customer service that would connect you with someone else because of the expertise, here everyone seems to be some kind of an expert in the HR function.
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    Performance

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    I love BambooHR. Reports are easy to run and download and it usually covers any types of requests I get from the management team. You get excel or .csv downloads/reports and it is fast and simple, not too crowded so it is easy to read through. We don't integrate the tool yet but again, soon we will. we just did not had the time to utilize it yet but that's the plan.
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    Support Rating

    actiTIME Inc.

    It has quality support, solving any problem quickly, and clarifying any doubt that arises. It works very well and has quick and detailed answers, the quality of service in this sense is impeccable. ActiTime offers an online chat by which you can solve most of the problems almost immediately.
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    BambooHR

    Support is effective and responsive. During our time with BambooHR we did not experience many issues, but initial support on setup was helpful and allowed for a quick turnaround on getting started. Since then, few needs have arisen for contacting support, but I would not hesitate to do so and would recommend BambooHR based on the quality of their support team.
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    Online Training

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    The online training team is great. Theis is so well done! very user friendly, very nice to go through. Then you get all those exemples and questions to test you and make sure you understand the training as we go along. This is a great asset from the tool, I don't think I have ever been left without understanding because there is help and additional resources to understand or extra windows that explain terms or answer Q&A.
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    Implementation Rating

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    it was very easy to sign up, quick and we could use the site very quickly as well.
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    Alternatives Considered

    actiTIME Inc.

    actiTIME is more reliable and has more features, and is budget-friendly. Its easy-to-use functions have eased my tasks and my employees.
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    BambooHR

    I would say they both have a lot of strengths for sure. Workday manages data on a mass scale a little bit better in my opinion, but Bamboo HR is more user friendly and pleasing to the eyes
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    Scalability

    actiTIME Inc.

    No answers on this topic

    BambooHR

    There is so much you can do with this platform, it is incredible and so welcoming. We don't utilize it 100% yet just because we are growing and the HR team has not been able to concentrate on other areas offered to us but but we will soon. Which is also why we got the product, specifically because what BambooHR can do to help us meet our growing business needs.
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    Return on Investment

    actiTIME Inc.

    • It allows us to take the process and the expenses made in each project, and these give us the possibility to choose the correct budget for what we are doing.
    • This application does not give the ease of knowing that the payments will be made to different employees without any complication, generating reports that justify the hours of work they did.
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    BambooHR

    • There has been an excellent rate of profitability in our work season, especially thanks to the optimization of our operations through BambooHR.
    • Currently estimated gains appear to be 500%, which leaves our ROI at 4, demonstrating that the platform has a high return on investment.
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