BrightHR vs. Skedulo

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
BrightHR
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
British company BrightHR offers a human resources platform which helps replace paper documents with edocuments and contains features for managing employee scheduling and ROTA, sick leave and tardiness, vacation and holiday shift planning, as well as providing employment law legal advice.
$4.50
Skedulo
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Australian company Skedulo offers their eponymous workforce management software optimized for managing a team of mobile employees working in the field.N/A
Pricing
BrightHRSkedulo
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BrightHRSkedulo
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPrices start at £4.50 (per employee/per month)
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Features
BrightHRSkedulo
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
7.0
1 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
Employment history8.21 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.31 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.5.51 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.31 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
7.0
1 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
Pay calculation7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
8.6
12 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
Approval workflow8.312 Ratings00 Ratings
Balance details8.411 Ratings00 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
8.3
13 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Update personal information8.513 Ratings00 Ratings
View company policy documentation8.513 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
9.0
1 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
Pre-built reports9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
8.0
1 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
Review reminders8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
BrightHR
7.0
1 Ratings
Skedulo
-
Ratings
Notifications and Alerts7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
User Ratings
BrightHRSkedulo
Likelihood to Recommend
8.4
(15 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
BrightHRSkedulo
Likelihood to Recommend
BrightHR
For a new part of our business, we have input staff details on Bright HR. There have been times when calls have been made to the helpline for guidance. It does not take long to get to know the staff you are speaking to. In relation to the query addressed with a team member today the service was excellent. Matthew has a great depth of knowledge of the system and works through the shift and annual leave calculations at the click of a finger. Thank you Mathew for your support, you are a star!
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Skedulo
Skedulo fits our needs for scheduling and uploading documentation for our medical research studies. Our phlebotomists are able to accept and decline jobs based on their availability and are able to give a decline reason. This is invaluable to us as time is important, and getting these appointments scheduled is imperative.
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Pros
BrightHR
  • When a query has been dealt with via the helpline an email confirming the outcome is often issued which is great for reference at any time.
  • The system is easy to use and the screens are clutter free.
  • The support service offered is easy to access and the staff are friendly and helpful.
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Skedulo
  • Friendly UI
  • Continuous Product Development
  • Open Source APIs
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Cons
BrightHR
  • Direct-dial telephone numbers rather than going through the Peninsula helpline numbers.
  • Setting up annual leave profiles often needs the assistance of a Bright HR representative when staff works quirky shifts. Providing examples of how to set the system up in user guides may help to set the system upright the first time.
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Skedulo
  • Occasionally it will not locate an available consultant because they put their block in on top of a previous appointment -- overlapping causes issues
  • Fix it so the human errors of us inputting blocks is not so "perfect"
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Alternatives Considered
BrightHR
I chose BrightHR as it offered a one-stop platform for HR management for which we have dedicated UK and ROI HR specialists who not only give HR advice but also write policies and handbooks, etc. They are a one-stop-shop, which was very important as when I signed the contract I did not have an HR person in my team and they were essentially my back office. Also, by signing up, I got access to Bright Safe too; which is great as again it's a one-stop-shop for Health and Safety in the workplace. So I can roll out toolbox talks, training, and accident management.
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Skedulo
We actually use Skedulo as our only dispatching appointment program. Salesforce is not like Skedulo, but we use them together daily to ensure on-time specimen draws, delivery, and payout for all visits completed. Skedulo is very easy to interface with other programs.
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Return on Investment
BrightHR
  • Saved admin time in filing and then searching for documents.
  • Saved admin time in chasing for managers' approvals for holiday requests.
  • Saved admin time in chasing managers/employees to update their profiles.
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Skedulo
  • Lengthy implementation window due to high degree of change management
  • FTE efficiencies not yet fully realized; assumed higher levels of automation
  • Enable customer innovation and new Self Serve booking capability
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