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Score 7.3 out of 100
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Score 7.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadbean

Broadbean is well suited in the event that a candidate search has come to a standstill, and it's become virtually impossible to find the right person for the job. Broadbean serves as a method and tool to find that "passive" candidate who could lead to a placement. Because it's easy to use and versatile, the posting is not time-consuming or tedious.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP SuccessFactors

Success Factors is really well suited to handling needs of my organization. They've done a good job integrating with our course catalog and making it easy to book courses right from within the application. It falls short in letting managers cascade their objectives easily. When I cascade an objective, the cascaded objective will often inherit comments from my own objective and share them down to my reports - not ideal behavior.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.8
Employee demographic data
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.7
Employment history
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.3
Job profiles and administration
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
6.8
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
6.7
Organizational charting
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.7
Organization and location management
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.9
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.3

Payroll Management

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.8
Pay calculation
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.1
Support for external payroll vendors
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.8
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
10.0
Benefit plan administration
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.9
Direct deposit files
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.9
Salary revision and increment management
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.3
Reimbursement management
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.4

Leave and Attendance Management

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.9
Approval workflow
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.0
Balance details
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.9
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.8

Employee Self Service

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.9
View and generate pay and benefit information
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
6.8
Update personal information
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.1
View company policy documentation
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.1
Employee recognition
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.4
View job history
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.2

Asset Management

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.6
Tracking of all physical assets
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.6

HR Reporting

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.1
Report builder
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.1
Pre-built reports
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.0
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.1

Onboarding

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.3
New hire portal
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.1
Manager tracking tools
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.0

Performance and Goals

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.3
Corporate goal setting
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.2
Individual goal setting
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.1
Line-of sight-visibility
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.5
Performance tracking
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.0

Performance Management

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.0
Performance plans
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.9
Performance improvement plans
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.3
Review status tracking
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.1
Review reminders
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.0
Multiple review frequency
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.6

Succession Planning

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.3
Create succession plans/pools
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.3
Candidate ranking
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.2
Candidate search
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.3
Candidate development
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
9.3

Recruiting / ATS

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
4.4
Job Requisition Management
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.3
Company Website Posting
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.4
Publish to Social Media
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
7.5
Job Search Site Posting
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.3
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.2
Applicant Tracking
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.4
Notifications and Alerts
Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.4

Pros

Broadbean

  • Posting job adverts
  • Easy to search for candidates
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP SuccessFactors

  • The Recruiting module is one of the best tools on SuccessFactors. This has so many capabilities and has truly helped managing all the positions and candidates that have applied to our requisitions.
  • The Learning module is a great asset to provide and push out required training for all employees. Tracking and reporting is seamless and easy to execute. Easy to manage, update and provide to all or a few employees.
  • Performance and Goals module is a great way to track and maintain professional and personal goals. This process is easy to track, update when needed, and beneficial for manager and direct reports. Powerful and accurate goal management for all levels.
  • Reporting module is easy to create own customized reports as needed that may not be standard out of the box. Ability to share those reports across groups/employees is extremely beneficial.
  • The org chart functiality is really impressive. You can make edits/changes within the org chart that have real time effects. The ease to view divisions and company org charts is so simple. One of the best features of any HRIS I have ever experienced.
Adam Kasten, PHR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Broadbean

  • Some of the job boards that serve on Broadbean are not the best, and can sometimes reach the wrong type of candidate (background & experience level).
  • The technology needs to be updated with the new ATS changes. There hasn't been an update to the system in quite some time.
  • They could work on parsing their data better with social media outlets, like posting on Linkedin, Twitter, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP SuccessFactors

  • There is a high level of disparity between some of the products. Many were purchased later on and "bolted" to the existing software. Unfortunately, there are always parts of this purchased software that do not mesh well with the existing system. They sometimes require separate log ins, additional uploads/permission/management, and sometimes separate reporting. There hasn't been much of an effort by SuccessFactors to better align these products so that there is a fluid transition between the modules.
  • The system lags in several key areas. The latest software update (v12) adds a far more robust homepage, however, it slows the initial site load considerably. Navigation between the modules is also very slow.
  • Parts of the software are dated. They either lack functionality that most systems have today or simply look like older technology. The v12 update improves on this issue but is only available for some modules.
  • Much of the software feels like it was "designed" by programmers. The user interface is not the most intuitive and can be confusing for non tech-savvy users. Even more astute users struggle with over-complicated processes and layouts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Broadbean

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors 2.7
Based on 13 answers
Support is still lacking. If we don't have a critical business need where we're looking to license something new, there is no partnership with SuccessFactors. Unless of course you purchase the Platinum Support which we did not. It is difficult for us to take advantage of new functionality when we have professional services fees that will be incurred as a result. We're in a tough economy and our budgets are slim. We don't have wiggle room to add $5k here or $10k there. The overall integration into a total HCM solution is also lacking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Broadbean

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors 2.7
Based on 3 answers
For Key users, it is not really friendly. There are lot of hidden buttons which makes the experience difficult.For end user, it is quite easy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Broadbean

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors 6.1
Based on 21 answers
The overall platform could use the updates, so the overall look of it seems more modern. Also, the number of possible customizations could be made more simple to implement. SAP SuccessFactors does have a helpline that is helpful and free. On a positive note, it is beneficial in our performance reviews and recruiting efforts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Broadbean

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors 3.6
Based on 1 answer
We had to delay go live of EC due to bad councelling of our implementation partner.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Broadbean

I have not used any other similar systems
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP SuccessFactors

Current environment includes ADP WorkforceNow and it had limitations on workflows and performance. Workday was reviewed but found to be cost prohibitive at the time. SF provided a good balance of needs we were looking for with core modules we needed to develop.
Tony Deblauwe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Broadbean

  • It is great to post adverts to multiple job boards and get that information out to a wide audience
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP SuccessFactors

  • SF is not cheap. I wouldn't recommend it as a solution for a small business. And while it is constantly being developed, in my humble opinion it is not yet a mature enough player to provide a large business the flexibility and support that it needs. It is a good tool for mid-size businesses.
  • The amount of support that is needed from SF in order to use the system to its fullest potential can really only be gained with a dedicated support representative (very costly) and most changes that need to be made are additional charges and are outsourced to other preferred consultant groups that work regularly with SF. These are costly and can quickly add up based on the level of customization and changes that need to be made each year.
  • I'm in Human Resources so I hear all the moaning and complaining from managers and employees regarding performance management and compensation planning. I've been in several companies and used several other tools to administer comp and performance manaement. I will say that the base compensation, goal planning, and performance management modules in SF are efficient and easy to use and administer. Like any system, you just need to get through the initial implementation phase to reap the full rewards.
Jennifer Murillo | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Broadbean

General

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

SAP SuccessFactors

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadbean
6.0
SAP SuccessFactors
6.3

Likelihood to Renew

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
2.7

Usability

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
2.7

Support Rating

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
6.1

Online Training

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
8.0

Implementation Rating

Broadbean
SAP SuccessFactors
3.6

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