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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Buddy Punch

I think that is very convenient as far as tracking your employees when they are punching in or out to ensure they are physically at the location they are supposed to be for that shift. I also think that the option to download this app to your personal phone is amazing, it makes it more convenient to punch in or out when you aren't near a laptop or a residence to use one. The feature of being able to attach a note with your punches explaining possible late punchers or absences is very beneficial to the employee allows show proof if needed.
Nicole Segebart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Greenshades

It made the end of year process easy, but we did have to buy the software [Greenshades] every year. A cloud/web based platform would be easier. We used Microsoft Dynamics.
Lacey Davidson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Buddy Punch
Greenshades
8.5
Pay calculation
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
9.0
Support for external payroll vendors
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
9.1
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
9.0
Benefit plan administration
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
7.3
Direct deposit files
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
9.0
Salary revision and increment management
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
9.0
Reimbursement management
Buddy Punch
Greenshades
7.3

Pros

Buddy Punch

  • Their customer service is second to none. We have requested several changes over the years for the web interface and app; I think all the requests we've made were implemented by this point. I only wish this was the case with other companies we utilize.
  • They allow you to set different pay rates based on department which allows us to pay employees more for the skilled jobs they perform versus the more basic work they perform. This is a huge benefit to a small company as it encourages employees to strive for more skilled work and they keep moving up the ladder to become even better assets to the company.
  • The reports you can run are very thorough and work very well for us when it comes time to enter payroll.
  • Having the ability to set alerts has allowed us to cut back on unnecessary overtime as employees can get reminders prior to going over. We can also set reminders for employees to punch in/out for the ones that have a tendency to forget.
Jake Cowden | TrustRadius Reviewer

Greenshades

  • Requesting Time- Off, which can include PTO and sick time.
  • Managing the hours that you have worked during each pay period.
  • Seeing past pay information.
  • Quick access to W-2.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Buddy Punch

  • Sometimes I need to check back to be sure I'm still punched in.
  • The indicator between punched in and out is not very indicative of if I am or not.
  • I want to total hours not just by the week but by pay periods 1-15 days, 16-end of [the] month.
Thomas Carson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Greenshades

  • Really can't think of anything here
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Buddy Punch

We originally scheduled and ran payroll through Homebase, but in the last few months the software became very buggy, customer service was slow and when they did respond, was not helpful. When we cancelled our account they didn't even try to make things right. We are so happy that Buddy Punch is like us--taking care of their clients and really invested in their success!
Joy Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Greenshades

[In my opinion] isolved is easier compared to Greenshades.
Lacey Davidson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Buddy Punch

  • Efficiency has definitely gone up switching to Buddy Punch. Ive never quantified specific hours or time lapse it has given to my personal managerial efficiency. But it has without doubt.
  • I can see a better overview of the employees I need to be concerned with and not have to filter out others not concerning me.
  • Ease of use has decreased mental stress and angst in maneuvering employee time cards.
Tony Factor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Greenshades

  • Easy to use!
  • Very basic. Not much design quality to it.
  • Gets the job done!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Buddy Punch

General

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

Buddy Punch Editions & Modules

Edition
Time & Attendance25.991
Time & Attendance + Scheduling35.991
Enterprise45.991
  1. For 4 Employees, Unlimited Administrators
Additional Pricing Details
We offer three plans, each with a monthly or annual payment option. We offer tiers, as you have more employees you move into the next tier. It's an all-inclusive fee (not a per-user fee) and includes access to our website/mobile apps from as many locations and devices as needed. There are no startup, cancellation, support, or additional fees of any kind. There are no taxes either, so you'd only need to worry about the monthly/annual subscription price.

Greenshades

General

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

Greenshades Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Buddy Punch
8.8
Greenshades
8.5

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