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Likelihood to Recommend

BambooHR

If you are managing a small/medium-sized organization with up to 500 employees, BambooHR is a great utility. It will automate the entire recruitment and selection process, make time tracking benefit administration highly efficient, and enhance the integrity of annual performance appraisals. It will eliminate nearly all kinds of unnecessary record management and paperwork. All the information about an employee can be accessed at any time of the day. However, for a large organization, the HRIS can erect virtual walls among employees and make management of human resources a daunting task for the HR manager.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

The Celayix portals provide to the company are easily accessible from the web where employees can log their time-off requests and shift preferences, and can also update their availability and preferences anytime.
Patrick Taiwo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

BambooHR
8.5
Celayix
Employee demographic data
BambooHR
8.7
Celayix
Employment history
BambooHR
8.9
Celayix
Job profiles and administration
BambooHR
8.6
Celayix
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
BambooHR
8.4
Celayix
Organizational charting
BambooHR
8.4
Celayix
Organization and location management
BambooHR
8.4
Celayix
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix

Payroll Management

BambooHR
8.7
Celayix
Pay calculation
BambooHR
8.5
Celayix
Support for external payroll vendors
BambooHR
8.7
Celayix
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
BambooHR
8.6
Celayix
Benefit plan administration
BambooHR
9.1
Celayix
Direct deposit files
BambooHR
8.8
Celayix
Salary revision and increment management
BambooHR
8.8
Celayix
Reimbursement management
BambooHR
8.7
Celayix

Leave and Attendance Management

BambooHR
9.2
Celayix
Approval workflow
BambooHR
9.3
Celayix
Balance details
BambooHR
9.2
Celayix
Annual carry-forward and encashment
BambooHR
9.0
Celayix

Employee Self Service

BambooHR
8.9
Celayix
View and generate pay and benefit information
BambooHR
8.8
Celayix
Update personal information
BambooHR
9.0
Celayix
View company policy documentation
BambooHR
8.7
Celayix
Employee recognition
BambooHR
8.7
Celayix
View job history
BambooHR
9.1
Celayix

Asset Management

BambooHR
7.7
Celayix
Tracking of all physical assets
BambooHR
7.7
Celayix

HR Reporting

BambooHR
8.2
Celayix
Report builder
BambooHR
8.3
Celayix
Pre-built reports
BambooHR
8.1
Celayix
Ability to combine HR data with external data
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix

Onboarding

BambooHR
8.6
Celayix
New hire portal
BambooHR
8.6
Celayix
Manager tracking tools
BambooHR
8.6
Celayix

Performance and Goals

BambooHR
8.3
Celayix
Corporate goal setting
BambooHR
8.0
Celayix
Individual goal setting
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix
Line-of sight-visibility
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix
Performance tracking
BambooHR
8.6
Celayix

Performance Management

BambooHR
8.5
Celayix
Performance plans
BambooHR
8.5
Celayix
Performance improvement plans
BambooHR
8.3
Celayix
Review status tracking
BambooHR
8.8
Celayix
Review reminders
BambooHR
8.6
Celayix
Multiple review frequency
BambooHR
8.3
Celayix

Succession Planning

BambooHR
8.1
Celayix
Create succession plans/pools
BambooHR
8.1
Celayix
Candidate ranking
BambooHR
8.0
Celayix
Candidate search
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix
Candidate development
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix

Recruiting / ATS

BambooHR
8.3
Celayix
Job Requisition Management
BambooHR
8.3
Celayix
Company Website Posting
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix
Publish to Social Media
BambooHR
8.4
Celayix
Job Search Site Posting
BambooHR
8.4
Celayix
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
BambooHR
8.2
Celayix
Applicant Tracking
BambooHR
8.3
Celayix
Notifications and Alerts
BambooHR
8.7
Celayix

Pros

BambooHR

  • Helps us prepare our payroll on time and do so in an error-free manner.
  • Implements ATS in our organization and this is crucial in growing our talented workforce.
  • It's stable, and all organizations from small to mid-sized are able to use it efficiently.
Martin Oliver | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

  • This tool makes it very easy to schedule a fully remote team and fill appropriate time slots.
  • Easily report all time tracking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

  • The no guarantee of temporary employees returning to work is a big concern and accountability is difficult
Patrick Taiwo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

BambooHR

BambooHR 10.0
Based on 2 answers
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.
Kendra Zondervan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

BambooHR

BambooHR 9.3
Based on 3 answers
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.
Chris Edwards | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

BambooHR

BambooHR 10.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

BambooHR

BambooHR 9.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

BambooHR

BambooHR 8.4
Based on 28 answers
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.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

Celayix 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We were given a dedicated customer service rep that is there whenever we need them. Emails are answered within hours and the knowledge base they have has many of the answers including easy to follow how-to's. We haven't run into any issues that can't be solved in less than 24 hours.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

BambooHR

BambooHR 10.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

BambooHR

BambooHR 10.0
Based on 2 answers
it was very easy to sign up, quick and we could use the site very quickly as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

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
Hayden Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

Celayix is a flexible and powerful employee scheduling tool with a secure online cloud used to create and edit schedules. It is the very best automated scheduling solution that allows us to manage the workforce digitally and it is a great resource for any organization.
Patrick Taiwo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

BambooHR

BambooHR 10.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celayix

  • We needed to automate much of the shift allocations and this solution did it.
  • The solution we picked had to have integrations such as Salesforce and Celayix has that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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
Call for Quote*

* company size

Celayix

General

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

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