Factorial HR vs. Sling

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Factorial HR
Score 6.9 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Factorial is an HR software company that was founded in 2016. Factorial was born with the goal of solving all the slow and repetitive HR processes through free software and a labor consultant service. The vendor reports that 80% of the day is spent on cumbersome and repetitive tasks and only 20% invests in building a robust business culture, and increasing productivity and employee satisfaction. The vendor aims to provide human resource managers with the tools they need to take…N/A
Sling
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
Sling, from the company of the same name in Brooklyn, is presented by the vendor as an easy way to schedule and communicate with non-desk employees. It allows users to organize, communicate, and administer all aspects of a business, to stay on top of things and keep everything in one place without juggling multiple platforms.
$2
per month
Pricing
Factorial HRSling
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Premium
$2.00
per user, per month
Business
$4.00
per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Factorial HRSling
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Factorial HRSling
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
7.8
1 Ratings
1% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Employee demographic data9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
7.7
1 Ratings
5% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Approval workflow9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Balance details7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
5.0
1 Ratings
48% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Update personal information5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
View company policy documentation3.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition2.01 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
6.0
1 Ratings
26% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
5.3
1 Ratings
36% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Report builder6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built reports4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
3.5
1 Ratings
79% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
New hire portal4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools3.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
2.8
1 Ratings
98% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Corporate goal setting1.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking2.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
5.8
1 Ratings
32% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Performance plans6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Factorial HR
5.7
1 Ratings
31% below category average
Sling
-
Ratings
Job Requisition Management4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Factorial HRSling
Likelihood to Recommend
6.0
(1 ratings)
8.3
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Factorial HRSling
Likelihood to Recommend
Factorial
I am not fully convinced about factorial HR yet. We are about to transition to a new tool after using Recruitee for a long time. The bar was high when it came to recruitment ATS. and Factorial HR is multifaceted but not as well structured or functional. Support in other languages should also be improved, as those are the most common reviews I have seen online.
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Sling, Inc
Sling offers enough customization I can see it working in most any scheduling scenarios. The ability to build job types into each employee gives you the control to match employee skills with the need for any particular position. Time of day templates makes it easy to select various shift times.
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Pros
Factorial
  • Recruitment ATS.
  • Keeping documents and employee records.
  • Talent performance management.
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Sling, Inc
  • Ease of access for managers & employees alike.
  • Sling staff always reply almost right away when I have had questions in the past.
  • We love utilizing the different colors for the schedule, so it's easier to see who's what and where/when.
  • Easy for staff to apply for shifts.
  • Free version does everything we need it to!
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Cons
Factorial
  • i think the main area is time off requests.
  • also, customer service is not as responsive.
  • interface could be more user friendly.
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Sling, Inc
  • Notification system is weird
  • Limited features for free
  • Confusing layout at first
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Alternatives Considered
Factorial
I does not stack up very well. It's best feature is that it is a 360 HR platform, but it needs to evolve and improve. Recruitee and Teamtailor seem way better options, in my opinion, for the Applicant tracking system. Time off tends to get confusing at times, and employees prefer tools like bamboo or Roots, which integrate well with other tools.
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Sling, Inc
(it has been 3+ years since I evaluated other programs, I don't recall the names)
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Return on Investment
Factorial
  • It has not had any impact. we are testing the tool for a while now, but we do not think it will make it to the end of the process.
  • It seems good for ATS but all other functionalities seemed to have been left behind.
  • I like that it allows managing posts and other things like internal social media and communities.
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Sling, Inc
  • It has been much easier to fill shifts faster
  • It's easy to train new staff on with ease
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ScreenShots

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Sling Screenshots

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