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Feature Set Ratings

    Human Resource Management

    8.3

    BambooHR

    83%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Employee demographic data

    8.3
    83%
    62 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employment history

    9.0
    90%
    68 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job profiles and administration

    8.7
    87%
    68 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

    8.3
    83%
    61 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Organizational charting

    8.0
    80%
    66 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Organization and location management

    8.3
    83%
    61 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

    7.5
    75%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Payroll Management

    8.4

    BambooHR

    84%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Pay calculation

    8.3
    83%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for external payroll vendors

    8.2
    82%
    30 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

    8.6
    86%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Benefit plan administration

    8.0
    80%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Direct deposit files

    8.4
    84%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Salary revision and increment management

    8.6
    86%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reimbursement management

    8.8
    88%
    22 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Leave and Attendance Management

    9.1

    BambooHR

    91%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Approval workflow

    9.4
    94%
    67 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Balance details

    9.1
    91%
    59 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Annual carry-forward and encashment

    8.6
    86%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employee Self Service

    8.6

    BambooHR

    86%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 5/5 features

    View and generate pay and benefit information

    9.0
    90%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Update personal information

    9.0
    90%
    74 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    View company policy documentation

    8.7
    87%
    60 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employee recognition

    7.2
    72%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    View job history

    9.2
    92%
    69 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Asset Management

    8.4

    BambooHR

    84%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Tracking of all physical assets

    8.4
    84%
    32 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    HR Reporting

    7.6

    BambooHR

    76%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Report builder

    7.7
    77%
    53 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Pre-built reports

    7.9
    79%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ability to combine HR data with external data

    7.3
    73%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Onboarding

    8.1

    BambooHR

    81%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 2/2 features

    New hire portal

    8.2
    82%
    55 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    8.0
    80%
    53 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    8.1

    BambooHR

    81%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Corporate goal setting

    8.1
    81%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    8.5
    85%
    38 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    8.2
    82%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    7.8
    78%
    34 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance Management

    8.0

    BambooHR

    80%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Performance plans

    7.9
    79%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    8.1
    81%
    38 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    7.8
    78%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review reminders

    8.4
    84%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    7.9
    79%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    7.8

    BambooHR

    78%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Create succession plans/pools

    7.8
    78%
    23 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    7.9
    79%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate search

    7.8
    78%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate development

    7.9
    79%
    24 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    8.1

    BambooHR

    81%

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    BambooHR ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Job Requisition Management

    8.0
    80%
    32 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    8.3
    83%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    7.6
    76%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    8.4
    84%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    7.4
    74%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    8.2
    82%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    8.7
    87%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Project Management

    BambooHR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    5.8

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    58%
    Deltek TrafficLIVE ranks higher in 12/12 features

    Task Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.0
    50%
    9 Ratings

    Resource Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    9 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    2.0
    20%
    7 Ratings

    Scheduling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    9 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    1 Rating

    Team Collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    7 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    5 Ratings

    Document Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    3.0
    30%
    7 Ratings

    Email integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.5
    55%
    1 Rating

    Timesheet Tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    9 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    1 Rating

    Budget and Expense Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.0
    50%
    8 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    BambooHR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    2.0

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    20%
    Deltek TrafficLIVE ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    2.0
    20%
    7 Ratings

    Invoicing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    2.0
    20%
    7 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    3.0
    30%
    7 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    7 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • BambooHR is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    BambooHR

    89%
    80 Ratings
    4.0

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    40%
    9 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    3 Ratings

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    9.1

    BambooHR

    91%
    3 Ratings

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    9.0

    BambooHR

    90%
    1 Rating

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.4

    BambooHR

    84%
    26 Ratings

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Training

    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    10.0

    BambooHR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    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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    Deltek, Inc.

    Traffic is suitable for most agencies, regardless of size. You don't need to use all of the features in order to get good results. And it can be linked to Maconomy which is useful for larger agencies. We have around 80 employees and it works great.
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    Pros

    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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    Deltek, Inc.

    • The time sheet area is really good - it's easy to drag and drop and fill in time sheets with allocated tasks quickly, which makes it more likely that people will actually do it!
    • It's invaluable to be able to see the time spent on different tasks across a job - both for keeping track of ongoing projects, but also to plan resourcing and costs for the next time.
    • It's useful to be able to mark parts of a job as 'complete' before the full job is finished - this makes it easier to track which tasks still have to be finished, and makes sure that people are tracking time to the correct task within the job.
    • Job templates are very useful to make sure the same set of tasks is added to each job automatically.
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    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.
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    Deltek, Inc.

    • I would like to be able to colour code my clients, so I can see at a snapshot what projects staff are working on.
    • I would like to be able to colour code staff holidays, public holidays so I can easily see what resources I have available.
    • As an administrator, I can't see at a glance the actual time spent on a task work or comments a user has logged.
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    Pricing Details

    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.

    Deltek TrafficLIVE

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Deltek TrafficLIVE editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Required

      Additional Details

      TrafficLIVE offers solutions for small to large agencies. Our prices range based on number of users and requirements.

      Likelihood to Renew

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Usability

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Reliability and Availability

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Performance

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Online Training

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Implementation Rating

      BambooHR

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

      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
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      Deltek, Inc.

      Deltek TrafficLIVE was the pre-existing system when I joined the company. When we decided to purchase a new system, we considered a number of options such as Kimble PSA, Oracle NetSuite & Mavenlink. We decided to go ahead with Kimble PSA because we felt that as a package, it provided all the functionality we need against its competitors. It had far more functionality than TrafficLIVE and was more suited to the scale of our business.
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      Scalability

      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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      Deltek, Inc.

      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.
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      Deltek, Inc.

      • Much more clarity as to how much time each different type of brief should take to complete as we can back reference as to how long it took last season.
      • It has lead to better customer service. We can visibly demonstrate where we are with jobs and who has been assigned. In the past verbally confirming the different stages did not always convince the project leaders that they were being given the actual real time.
      • From the Studio users point of view it has empowered them to manage their time more efficiently. If they receive a request to move onto another job their calendars can be reviewed to see if they are available or not.
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