Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Advanced Cloud HR
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
OpenHR from UK company Advanced is a complete human resource management system (HRMS). Integration with OpenPeople, the vendor's payroll processing system, presents a complete automated HR solution.N/A
Gusto
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Gusto offers payroll, benefits and compliance capabilities. Gusto is scaled for small to mid-sized businesses, and emphasizes an easy to use interface.
$46
per month
Pricing
Advanced Cloud HRGusto
Editions & Modules
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Simple: A streamlined set of automatic payroll features and benefits integrations
$40/month + $6/mo per person
$12 per employee/contractor
Plus: Comprehensive payroll, benefits, and HR tools for employers building a great place to work
$80/month + $12/mo per person
Premium: Scalable payroll and benefits, expert HR, and dedicated support for the complex needs of growing teams
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Advanced Cloud HRGusto
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsGusto offers three pricing plans for payroll, benefits, and HR, so you can choose the plan that meets your business needs.
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Community Pulse
Advanced Cloud HRGusto
Top Pros
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Features
Advanced Cloud HRGusto
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.6
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Gusto
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Employee demographic data8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Gusto
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Approval workflow10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Balance details10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.6
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Gusto
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View and generate pay and benefit information6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Update personal information10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
View company policy documentation7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
6.7
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Gusto
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Report builder10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built reports6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
4.5
1 Ratings
56% below category average
Gusto
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New hire portal4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.3
1 Ratings
2% above category average
Gusto
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Corporate goal setting8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
7.8
1 Ratings
2% below category average
Gusto
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Performance plans6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.3
1 Ratings
4% above category average
Gusto
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Create succession plans/pools7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate ranking6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate search10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate development10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
6.6
1 Ratings
17% below category average
Gusto
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Job Requisition Management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
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Ratings
Gusto
8.4
163 Ratings
2% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.3155 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.58 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings7.6107 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings8.4158 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.1134 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings9.511 Ratings
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User Ratings
Advanced Cloud HRGusto
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(176 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(7 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
1.5
(24 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Advanced Cloud HRGusto
Likelihood to Recommend
Advanced
Advanced Cloud HR helps to solve problems with diversified magnitude and changing needs of an organization, the ones which are faced by the HR department obviously. This tool is a simple solution to most of the challenging HR tasks like leave application, Training tracking, Career progression, and many others. This makes it enough solution to cater to all the existing and futuristic HR problems.
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Gusto
I would love to use Gusto for companies of all staff sizes but I understand that larger businesses will opt for a PEO and willingly give up flexibility and features to do that. However, I love that Gusto can be customized on so many levels – offer letter, adding documents for new hires, document verification, deploying documents to existing staff, tracking who has signed, helping staff select health benefits (love that this is an entirely paperless process!), screen share support (love this!), a host of integrations with other apps are easy to link up. The interface is delightful (love the piglet!), HR support for Master Admins is very professional. There are templates, forms, rules and updates provided for all States. And the reports are so easy to read, customize and understand. Amazing!
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Pros
Advanced
  • Robust employee problems addressal.
  • Self accessible admin tasks.
  • Employee reporting is very easy.
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Gusto
  • The self-service aspect of the software is very nice. We rarely need to get customer service involved.
  • For the first 2 years of our subscription to Gusto, customer service has been good when we needed it.
  • We have also had good experience with third parties recommended by Gusto including a 401(k) administrator, R&D tax credit analyst, and background check software.
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Cons
Advanced
  • User interface and navigation.
  • Ready training material not available easily.
  • Could add employee feedback functionality.
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Gusto
  • The support isn't very impressive, although it's rare that we even need their help.
  • I would like to see a better scheduling tool for the staff. Currently I have to use Homebase for this feature alone because Gusto's offering is lacking in this area.
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Likelihood to Renew
Advanced
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Gusto
Unless they break it, I'm never leaving. It's just too easy. Gusto is also really affordable, and for what I pay, it's worth having the historical record within the system. I like that I can go back and pull up W2's for year's past. This sort of easy access reporting, has been helpful especially when getting reports for PPP loans.
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Usability
Advanced
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Gusto
The UI is clean and simple. It's incredibly easy to find what you need to find, and if you can't, a quick search of their help files will direct you where you need to go about 90% of the time. For that last 10%, a support e-mail will result in a quick answer. Almost any time I try to do something new I haven't done before with Gusto, I can do it in a few minutes.
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Support Rating
Advanced
No answers on this topic
Gusto
Gusto's customer service has really deteriorated lately and they seem to have really changed their focus. It used to be when you called you were routed to an individual who knew about payroll, benefits, reporting, etc. but now you get someone who seems to have not received the correct training. My last call about a dismissal payroll took me over an hour of my time and the person still could not help me and finally transferred me to someone else.
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Implementation Rating
Advanced
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Gusto
Super easy to implement and use!
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Alternatives Considered
Advanced
This is a cloud-native application and it's very easy to implement and deploy across multiple platforms. This makes it a go-to tool for many organizations. However, the above-mentioned tools are no way less. They are the market leaders in the HRM department and are already established, players. But considering the price tag, they carry on license Advance Cloud HR is absolutely a no-brainer choice for organizations looking to get value for money.
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Gusto
Gusto was the only payroll provider we used for our business. Before Gusto we were running payroll manually, which was cumbersome and didn’t account for our tax liability. Gusto is heads and shoulders above running payroll manually. It takes the load of payroll management off your shoulders and gives employees and easy to use portal to manage their personal payroll information.
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Return on Investment
Advanced
  • Excellent purchase considering the problems that the tool can address.
  • One stop solution to all the major HR activities.
  • It has the capability to enhance and adapt to changing Employee related data challenges.
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Gusto
  • Saves me time and time is money so I've definitely saved money using Gusto over other payroll providers
  • 401k integration was not a good fit for my size company unfortunately, which I was disappointed about initially, but if you are a larger company it could be an excellent asset to your benefits structure for your team
  • Has increased employee retention because of its ease of use
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