Arcoro HR vs. BambooHR

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Arcoro HR
Score 6.4 out of 10
N/A
Arcoro offers proven modular HR solutions to workforce performance and empower HR leaders with time-saving tools and strategic reporting. Their product suite and software platform offer end-to-end HR functionality to help drive business outcomes. With Arcoro’s solutions, the user selects the modules that meet the needs for talent acquisition, talent management, core HR, benefits administration, payroll, time and attendance tracking.N/A
BambooHR
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
BambooHR is an on-line human resources solution that provides onboarding, payroll, and benefits management. It also offers automated time-off management and employee self-service.
$59
per month
Pricing
Arcoro HRBambooHR
Editions & Modules
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12 Employees
$99
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Arcoro HRBambooHR
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsAfter 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.
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Community Pulse
Arcoro HRBambooHR
Considered Both Products
Arcoro HR
Chose Arcoro HR
Excellent customer service -- If I need to talk to someone, I can call or email. They are very responsive. With Paycor and Paycom, it was almost impossible to get anyone to respond in any sort of timely manner.
BambooHR has good customer service, but I get better applicants …
Chose Arcoro HR
Acoro is really great and stacks well in the industry. There really isn't any other ATS system out there that works with contractors and other different industries which makes it tailored really well into the field. It centralizes around different scopes that employees and …
BambooHR

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Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
Arcoro HRBambooHR
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
7.2
2 Ratings
BambooHR
8.3
77 Ratings
Employee demographic data6.22 Ratings8.362 Ratings
Employment history8.52 Ratings8.968 Ratings
Job profiles and administration9.62 Ratings8.768 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.7.72 Ratings8.361 Ratings
Organizational charting7.42 Ratings7.966 Ratings
Organization and location management8.12 Ratings8.361 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)3.01 Ratings7.440 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
7.6
1 Ratings
BambooHR
8.3
54 Ratings
Pay calculation4.01 Ratings8.135 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors9.01 Ratings8.030 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment8.01 Ratings8.515 Ratings
Benefit plan administration7.01 Ratings7.741 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.01 Ratings8.341 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management9.01 Ratings8.542 Ratings
Reimbursement management8.01 Ratings8.822 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
7.7
1 Ratings
BambooHR
9.0
67 Ratings
Approval workflow10.01 Ratings9.467 Ratings
Balance details8.01 Ratings9.159 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment5.01 Ratings8.552 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
8.8
1 Ratings
BambooHR
8.5
75 Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information8.01 Ratings8.947 Ratings
Update personal information9.01 Ratings9.074 Ratings
View company policy documentation10.01 Ratings8.760 Ratings
Employee recognition8.01 Ratings7.052 Ratings
View job history9.01 Ratings9.169 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
9.0
1 Ratings
BambooHR
8.6
32 Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets9.01 Ratings8.632 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
5.0
1 Ratings
BambooHR
7.5
56 Ratings
Report builder6.01 Ratings7.553 Ratings
Pre-built reports3.01 Ratings7.852 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data6.01 Ratings7.244 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
6.6
4 Ratings
BambooHR
8.0
59 Ratings
New hire portal9.64 Ratings8.155 Ratings
Manager tracking tools9.04 Ratings7.953 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
7.8
3 Ratings
BambooHR
8.0
40 Ratings
Corporate goal setting10.03 Ratings8.033 Ratings
Individual goal setting9.03 Ratings8.538 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility10.03 Ratings8.029 Ratings
Performance tracking9.03 Ratings7.634 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
6.9
3 Ratings
BambooHR
7.9
45 Ratings
Performance plans8.03 Ratings7.839 Ratings
Performance improvement plans9.03 Ratings8.038 Ratings
Review status tracking10.03 Ratings7.639 Ratings
Review reminders9.03 Ratings8.441 Ratings
Multiple review frequency10.03 Ratings7.736 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
9.3
3 Ratings
BambooHR
7.7
30 Ratings
Create succession plans/pools9.03 Ratings7.723 Ratings
Candidate ranking10.03 Ratings7.827 Ratings
Candidate search9.03 Ratings7.727 Ratings
Candidate development9.03 Ratings7.724 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Arcoro HR
7.7
6 Ratings
BambooHR
8.0
47 Ratings
Job Requisition Management7.54 Ratings7.932 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.96 Ratings8.336 Ratings
Publish to Social Media9.16 Ratings7.533 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.65 Ratings8.433 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention6.96 Ratings7.229 Ratings
Applicant Tracking9.06 Ratings8.240 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.06 Ratings8.642 Ratings
User Ratings
Arcoro HRBambooHR
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(6 ratings)
8.9
(80 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
Usability
5.9
(2 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(26 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Arcoro HRBambooHR
Likelihood to Recommend
Arcoro
Arcoro Hire [(formerly BirdDogHR)] is perfect for organizations that want to find an easy-to-use system where you can talk to a live person if you have questions. If you're looking for a system that will process payroll, this is not the right system. But if you want to find qualified applicants give them an excellent, on-line experience and provide a seamless, on-boarding process, this is an excellent option.
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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
Arcoro
  • Simple to use in a small employer environment; Not overkill
  • Flexible; Not required to purchase and integrate for HRIS/Payroll platform
  • Targeted to use within our industry
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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
Arcoro
  • Integration into an email, to log all communication in and out of ATS
  • The notes time out too quickly and they don't save or log time
  • Job flow is odd
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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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Likelihood to Renew
Arcoro
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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
Arcoro
It's a bit bulky in terms of the other ATS systems out there such as Zenefits, or Paylocity or Lever or Greenhouse where the functionalities and the buttons are more user friendly designed. Acroro HR is a pretty bulky and difficult to really use because the navigation is just everywhere
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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
Arcoro
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
Arcoro
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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
Arcoro
No answers on this topic
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
Arcoro
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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
Arcoro
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
Arcoro
  • Much easier to use.
  • Much more efficient and organized making for easier use and more efficient use.
  • Customer support is also much better as we no longer need to contact them as much. They also seem to be much more knowledgeable about their product and have one main point of contact.
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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
Arcoro
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
Arcoro
  • Increased Recruiting Speed and Efficiency
  • Increased On-Boarding Speed (accuracy)
  • More Affordable than other options, but just as good if not better
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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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