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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

WorkBright

WorkBright is great for companies that constantly receive a wide array of applications through the door. Especially for different types of positions across different parts of the country. It has been a great resource for helping our HR team stay organized as we continue to grow and see more applicants through the door every day
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

BambooHR
8.5
WorkBright
Employee demographic data
BambooHR
8.7
WorkBright
Employment history
BambooHR
8.9
WorkBright
Job profiles and administration
BambooHR
8.6
WorkBright
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
BambooHR
8.4
WorkBright
Organizational charting
BambooHR
8.3
WorkBright
Organization and location management
BambooHR
8.4
WorkBright
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
BambooHR
8.2
WorkBright

Payroll Management

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

Leave and Attendance Management

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

Employee Self Service

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

Asset Management

BambooHR
7.6
WorkBright
Tracking of all physical assets
BambooHR
7.6
WorkBright

HR Reporting

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

Onboarding

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

Performance and Goals

BambooHR
8.2
WorkBright
Corporate goal setting
BambooHR
8.0
WorkBright
Individual goal setting
BambooHR
8.2
WorkBright
Line-of sight-visibility
BambooHR
8.1
WorkBright
Performance tracking
BambooHR
8.6
WorkBright

Performance Management

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

Succession Planning

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

Recruiting / ATS

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

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

WorkBright

  • The system is seamless from first contact to onboard.
  • Easily keep notes on prospective employees and prioritize them.
  • Ability to share information directly with other team supervisors/hiring managers.
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

WorkBright

  • Onboarding Paperwork - It would be great if there was only one website we had to log into. For example, I have to log into one to send paperwork, and then log into another domain to check the paperwork sent.
  • Note Timeline - Anytime any application is touched, viewed, etc. a note is made. We also utilize the note feature to communicate about each applicant. However, it gets quite messy when their are over 40 notes and you are not able to sort or organize them.
  • Attachments - Can't attach items in notes, would be nice feature for attaching images, snippets, pdfs, etc.
Anonymous | 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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

We use Ceridian Dayforce for payroll. It does not integrate with WorkBright. We are looking to unite payroll, recruitment and onboarding with one service or at least groups that can share info. At the time we purchased Ceridian Dayforce they did not have a recruitment module and we preferred the WorkBright onboarding tools.
Anonymous | 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

WorkBright

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

WorkBright

  • Increased efficiency of hiring process.
  • Allowed more time to focus on other HR goals.
  • Able to communicate/move applications faster.
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

BambooHR Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

WorkBright

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

WorkBright Editions & Modules

Edition
OnboardingStarting at $158/mo1
  1. hires per year
Additional Pricing Details
Our pricing is based off the number of hires in a given contract year. All contracts are annual but can be billed on a monthly basis.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

BambooHR
8.8
WorkBright
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

BambooHR
10.0
WorkBright

Usability

BambooHR
9.3
WorkBright

Reliability and Availability

BambooHR
10.0
WorkBright

Performance

BambooHR
9.0
WorkBright

Support Rating

BambooHR
8.4
WorkBright

Online Training

BambooHR
10.0
WorkBright

Implementation Rating

BambooHR
10.0
WorkBright

Scalability

BambooHR
10.0
WorkBright

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