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Score 8.3 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

BambooHR

I feel that Bamboo HR is well suited for start-up environments where employees are changing/ being added at a rapid pace. May be less appropriate for massive organizations where there needs to be a lot of customization done within the platform. Overall, I feel the majority of companies could benefit, however.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

BambooHR
8.0
Employee demographic data
BambooHR
8.0
Employment history
BambooHR
8.2
Job profiles and administration
BambooHR
8.1
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
BambooHR
8.3
Organizational charting
BambooHR
7.4
Organization and location management
BambooHR
7.7
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
BambooHR
8.0

Payroll Management

BambooHR
7.9
Pay calculation
BambooHR
7.9
Support for external payroll vendors
BambooHR
6.6
Benefit plan administration
BambooHR
7.4
Direct deposit files
BambooHR
8.4
Salary revision and increment management
BambooHR
9.0
Reimbursement management
BambooHR
8.2

Leave and Attendance Management

BambooHR
8.8
Approval workflow
BambooHR
9.0
Balance details
BambooHR
8.9
Annual carry-forward and encashment
BambooHR
8.5

Employee Self Service

BambooHR
8.2
View and generate pay and benefit information
BambooHR
7.8
Update personal information
BambooHR
8.7
View company policy documentation
BambooHR
7.9
Employee recognition
BambooHR
8.1
View job history
BambooHR
8.4

Asset Management

BambooHR
8.8
Tracking of all physical assets
BambooHR
8.8

HR Reporting

BambooHR
8.1
Report builder
BambooHR
8.4
Pre-built reports
BambooHR
8.0
Ability to combine HR data with external data
BambooHR
7.9

Onboarding

BambooHR
8.3
New hire portal
BambooHR
8.3
Manager tracking tools
BambooHR
8.3

Performance and Goals

BambooHR
7.9
Corporate goal setting
BambooHR
7.9
Individual goal setting
BambooHR
8.0
Line-of sight-visibility
BambooHR
8.0
Performance tracking
BambooHR
7.6

Performance Management

BambooHR
8.1
Performance plans
BambooHR
8.1
Performance improvement plans
BambooHR
7.9
Review status tracking
BambooHR
8.2
Review reminders
BambooHR
8.3
Multiple review frequency
BambooHR
7.7

Succession Planning

BambooHR
7.8
Create succession plans/pools
BambooHR
8.1
Candidate ranking
BambooHR
7.0
Candidate search
BambooHR
7.9
Candidate development
BambooHR
8.0

Recruiting / ATS

BambooHR
8.2
Job Requisition Management
BambooHR
8.4
Company Website Posting
BambooHR
8.4
Publish to Social Media
BambooHR
8.0
Job Search Site Posting
BambooHR
8.5
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
BambooHR
7.5
Applicant Tracking
BambooHR
7.9
Notifications and Alerts
BambooHR
8.5

Pros

BambooHR

  • Documents signatures, it is great to get paperwork signed electronically.
  • Time off requests, it is quick and efficient and you always know how much time has been accrued.
  • Celebrating staff on their birthdays and anniversaries, allowing other locations to feel connected.
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Cons

BambooHR

  • User Experience - the user experience for personal assessments isn't easy to find. It's a little clunky to use, but still better than other companies (For specifics: All of those links should be featured in the top navigation so it's easy to get to. Otherwise I have to go My info -> performance)
  • Announcements - I receive the email, but have a hard time finding old announcements. E.g. company holidays are announced, but after a few weeks it disappears from the homepage.
  • Documents/Files - These are similar, but live in two entirely separate places, this also goes back to the user experience, but it can take a while to find the document I'm looking for.
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Usability

BambooHR

BambooHR 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The fact that I could jump in for the first time ever using BambooHR and figure out how to use the system within minutes makes for a high usability rating.
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Alternatives Considered

BambooHR

Again, BambooHR is a great choice for companies with contracted or hourly employees to track but there are other, more user friendly tools like ADP.
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Return on Investment

BambooHR

  • Ability to see who's out on any given day.
  • Ability to know something about a new employee before meeting face-to-face.
  • Org chart showing flat org.
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Pricing Details

BambooHR

General

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