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Score 10 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Core HR

No answer on this topic is available.

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

Keeping an accurate time off calendar, with specific buckets, is extremely important. It has helped my company grow without having to manage things in Excel. Also, implementing an annual review process by using CakeHR has been very clean and transparent with my employees. This also allows me to see year over year. In years past, we used Word or a Jotform which made it challenging to pull up years past.
Michael Gabriele | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.6
Employee demographic data
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.7
Employment history
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.0
Job profiles and administration
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Organizational charting
Core HR
5.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.4
Organization and location management
Core HR
7.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
7.5

Payroll Management

Core HR
8.8
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Pay calculation
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Benefit plan administration
Core HR
7.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Direct deposit files
Core HR
10.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Salary revision and increment management
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Reimbursement management
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

Leave and Attendance Management

Core HR
7.7
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.9
Approval workflow
Core HR
7.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Balance details
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.8
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.9

Employee Self Service

Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Update personal information
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Employee recognition
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
View job history
Core HR
9.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
View and generate pay and benefit information
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
View company policy documentation
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

HR Reporting

Core HR
10.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.6
Report builder
Core HR
10.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.6
Pre-built reports
Core HR
10.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.5

Onboarding

Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.5
New hire portal
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.5
Manager tracking tools
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.4

Performance Management

Core HR
7.5
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Performance plans
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Performance improvement plans
Core HR
6.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Review status tracking
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Review reminders
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Multiple review frequency
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

Recruiting / ATS

Core HR
7.7
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Job Requisition Management
Core HR
7.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Applicant Tracking
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
Notifications and Alerts
Core HR
8.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

Asset Management

Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Tracking of all physical assets
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

Performance and Goals

Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.9
Corporate goal setting
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Individual goal setting
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Line-of sight-visibility
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.4
Performance tracking
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

Succession Planning

Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Create succession plans/pools
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1
Candidate development
Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

Pros

Core HR

  • Core HR manages our PTO well. It allows users to access their accruals and requests.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

  • Employee self service - the apps and desktops GUIs are very intuitive.
  • Leave management - this manages itself through the app and system, saves lots of admin.
  • Customization - you can tailor the system more and more to suit your specific needs.
  • Updates and Customer Service - the CakeHR team gave dedicated a lot of time to bring out weekly updates and systems improvements which shows they are dedicated to making this a great product - the fact that they were bought by Se recently is also testament to their ongoing mission.
Edward McKay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Core HR

  • I would love the ability for reviews to be deleted.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

  • Calendar could be offered in a larger view by week
  • Requesting time and accepting it would be great if linked with our own calendar Bookeo
Kerri Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Core HR

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR) 9.1
Based on 1 answer
My staff "actually" likes it! I can tell because they are actively in the program almost daily!
Barbara Rhoades | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Core HR

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR) 9.1
Based on 9 answers
Customer support is amazing. There are times I post a question and I don't get back to support. They will always follow-up with an email to make sure our questions are answered. I even had a call with Julianna who was wonderful and very personable. You definitely get a level us service that exceeds most companies. Keep up the good work CakeHR.
Michael Gabriele | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Core HR

Core HR is not as robust and does not allow the same functionality but does provide similar functionality based on the size of our organization.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

For core HR functionality, this is the only product we use. For ATS, we have experimented with BreezyHR. We've learned that CakeHR is adding an ATS module soon though.
Tim Henry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Core HR

  • Still to new to determine.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

  • The system shows us all days off and overtime, so we can manage this and know everything is like agreed in the contract.
  • A simple and affordable system with room to grow.
Maaike van der Kroon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Pricing Details

Core HR

General

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

Core HR Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)

General

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

Sage HR (formerly CakeHR) Editions & Modules

Edition
Leave Management$5.501
Performance Management$3.001
Shift Scheduling$3.001
Timesheets$3.001
Expenses Management$1.501
Recruitment$200.001
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
Product is module. No hidden fees Cancel anytime No credit card required

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Core HR
7.0
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
8.9

Usability

Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

Support Rating

Core HR
Sage HR (formerly CakeHR)
9.1

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