Greenhouse vs. Rippling

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Greenhouse
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Greenhouse delivers a solution to help companies hire for what's next. Their hiring platform has users at companies like DoorDash, Dropbox and Wayfair, who use Greenhouse's intelligent guidance to design and automate all aspects of hiring.N/A
Rippling
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Rippling gives businesses one place to run HR, IT, and Finance. It brings together all of the workforce systems that are normally scattered across a company, like payroll, expenses, benefits, and computers. This enables users to manage and automate every part of the employee lifecycle in a single system. For example, when onboarding a new employee, Rippling can take a new hire from anywhere in the world and set up their payroll, corporate card, computer, benefits, and even third-party…
$8
starting price per user, per month
Pricing
GreenhouseRippling
Editions & Modules
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$8.00
starting price per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
GreenhouseRippling
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsFor additional pricing details visit the Rippling pricing page.
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Community Pulse
GreenhouseRippling
Considered Both Products
Greenhouse
Rippling
Chose Rippling
Rippling is much more comprehensive and easier to set up. It has a wide range of integrations.
Chose Rippling
Rippling allows us to run payroll and all the other things Bamboo has. However, it doesn't have the employee NPS.
Chose Rippling
Rippling had the most HR-related products.
Chose Rippling
Rippling is much more comprehensive. The IT integration is outstanding and provides a huge benefit.
Chose Rippling
Rippling's UI is much more intuitive than any competing alternatives I've used.
Chose Rippling
Rippling is much more user friendly
Chose Rippling
Rippling offered a more robust offer extension and onboarding capability that has been crucial for us. BambooHR was not as sophisticated.
Chose Rippling
Rippling products caters to being personnel management focused (on the administrator side), but it is not an ATS or Performance Review platform.
Chose Rippling
We selected Rippling because it had the best reviews/ratings.
Chose Rippling
Rippling is a cutting-edge product designed for fast-moving, capable employees with a lot to do and a lot to say. Thanks to Rippling I find it very easy to track my payroll and current employee data. Updates and notifications are always in a timely manner and never too much.
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
GreenhouseRippling
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
7.9
136 Ratings
1% below category average
Rippling
8.8
174 Ratings
11% above category average
Job Requisition Management8.3120 Ratings9.3134 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.3120 Ratings8.4128 Ratings
Publish to Social Media7.5106 Ratings9.1119 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.1112 Ratings8.7120 Ratings
Customized Application Form8.7113 Ratings00 Ratings
Resume Management8.0126 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.7108 Ratings8.2123 Ratings
Candidate Search6.7110 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.7130 Ratings8.5128 Ratings
Collaboration7.8123 Ratings00 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation7.7101 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates8.0110 Ratings00 Ratings
User Permissions8.2112 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.1126 Ratings9.1157 Ratings
Reporting7.3108 Ratings00 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
8.1
560 Ratings
3% above category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings8.0372 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings8.2389 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings8.3452 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings8.3383 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings8.0472 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings8.3402 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings7.2301 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
8.5
604 Ratings
6% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.5523 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.1324 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings8.8544 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings9.1528 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.5361 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings8.1299 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
9.1
519 Ratings
11% above category average
Approval workflow00 Ratings9.2496 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings9.1456 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings8.9312 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
9.0
642 Ratings
10% above category average
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings9.3603 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings9.4631 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings9.0504 Ratings
Employee recognition00 Ratings8.4303 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings9.0426 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
7.9
234 Ratings
1% above category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings7.9234 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
8.2
265 Ratings
7% above category average
Report builder00 Ratings8.0258 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings8.0242 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data00 Ratings8.7203 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
8.9
428 Ratings
10% above category average
New hire portal00 Ratings8.8420 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings8.9300 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
8.6
165 Ratings
5% above category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings8.9140 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings8.6146 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility00 Ratings8.3140 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings8.6144 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
8.6
195 Ratings
7% above category average
Performance plans00 Ratings8.2170 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings8.1159 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings9.1167 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings9.2183 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings8.5149 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Greenhouse
-
Ratings
Rippling
9.3
152 Ratings
16% above category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings9.1124 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings9.4133 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings9.2139 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings9.2128 Ratings
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User Ratings
GreenhouseRippling
Likelihood to Recommend
8.3
(139 ratings)
8.1
(684 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(4 ratings)
9.1
(6 ratings)
Usability
8.5
(57 ratings)
8.3
(681 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(16 ratings)
8.1
(613 ratings)
Implementation Rating
6.1
(2 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
GreenhouseRippling
Likelihood to Recommend
Greenhouse Software Inc.
Well suited for Big organizations where recruitment is a daily task. Understanding of Greenhouse workings is simple and it is not difficult to train people who use it for first time. Greenhouse is less appropriate if you are looking for sharing offer letters or doing employee onboarding. Did not had a great experience in doing that
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Rippling
Rippling is the best payroll provider if you have multiple companies that you want registered together. No other payroll provider we spoke to offered the multi-EIN feature that Rippling provides. We are a small company and Rippling works great for us at our size. I do not know how well the application scales, but I could see the systems being less than ideal for very large companies. Similarly, a very small company many not need all the features that Rippling offers and can get away with a cheaper payroll company. For example, a sole proprietorship with two employees probably should use Gusto or some other option if they need a payroll company, but Rippling would still be a useful service for these companies vs. no payroll company at all. It is just a matter of price.
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Pros
Greenhouse Software Inc.
  • Customization of interview plans, questions, interviewer roles for multiple positions
  • Manages efficient and timely candidate, hiring manager, and interviewer communication
  • Integrates with other tools needed in the hiring process such as sourcing tools and onboarding systems
  • Provides analytics and reporting to allow for data insights and process improvements
  • Provides an Onboarding feature that makes the hiring cycle seamless from first interview to hire date
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Rippling
  • Clean UI - there is no ambiguity about what function each button will perform.
  • Very easy to navigate. It is not difficult to find what is being looked for.
  • Single location for multiple functions. This is great for me as there is one central hub for all professional admin matters. Saving me valuable time that I can better spend on more pressing work matters.
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Cons
Greenhouse Software Inc.
  • Greenhouse Security is simple, but not that granular. For example, everytime new recruiter joins, we have to give them access manually one by one. There is no one click or an easy way to auto assign security unlike other systems that we use such as Workday.
  • Greenhouse reporting is very lacking. Even though we are on the highest tier, we cannot extract data through this delivered feature. For example, scorecard custom questions. We have to do this through SQL.
  • Greenhouse Audit Log is also lacking. It is not useful at all. We cannot even see what job info changed and who changed it even though we are on the highest tier now.
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Rippling
  • Providing point of contact for different aspects of the program, we have a customer service rep, who is fantastic, but he is the only person I know to reach out to, and he generally has to follow up with me with information on which department/person I need to get in touch with to resolve my question.
  • Their "help" section is a bit difficult to navigate, but I will say the team chat makes up for that particular shortfall.
  • Their pricing is a bit all over the place. Everything is "al a carte," so the costs can add up quickly.
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Likelihood to Renew
Greenhouse Software Inc.
we are gaining more by in from our hiring managers and candidates seem to like the ease of getting us interview times etc
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Rippling
Rippling continues to innovate and amaze me with their new innovations and features. Product feedback is taken seriously so I always give it whenever I can and end up seeing results. Rippling is the new wave of HRIS that cannot compare against others in the industry just due to the fact they are super user friendly!
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Usability
Greenhouse Software Inc.
Greenhouse's user-friendly interface, efficient workflows, and integration capabilities with other HR tools make it a powerful tool for our company, helping us streamline our hiring and onboarding processes. With its customizable workflow and intuitive design, Greenhouse allows us to create a hiring process that suits their specific needs and requirements, without the need for extensive coding or technical expertise. Moreover, Greenhouse's integration capabilities with other HR tools enable us to centralise our hiring and onboarding data, making it easier to access and analyse applicant information, and reducing the risk of data loss or errors.
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Rippling
Rippling stands out with its dependable, transparent, and intuitive platform for HR management. It simplifies tasks like managing team details, payroll, and benefits, making them straightforward and efficient. This user-friendliness has been a game-changer for companies like Noticed, where it streamlined employee onboarding and Open Enrollment. Their features combine to create a positive and stress-free experience for HR professionals and employees alike. Rippling's focus on user-friendliness makes it a clear choice for companies seeking a streamlined and efficient HR solution.
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Reliability and Availability
Greenhouse Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
Rippling
I like that the availability in using Rippling at any given time is useful to me. Getting on the site freely when I need gives me security of knowing that I can be in control of viewing health insurance and hours information. I have yet to get any errors in using the Rippling app.
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Performance
Greenhouse Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
Rippling
Rippling's performance has been great, no errors or glitches yet so far. I am confident that Going from one page to the next and all its complexity usage does not lag or times out, it works effectively and efficiently. While using Rippling and other apps it does not tend to slow it down, works great. No complaints.
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Support Rating
Greenhouse Software Inc.
I have never needed to call Greenhouse for support. I am not the primary account holder, nor do I use Greenhouse enough to merit calling support. I delegate that responsibility to the Recruiting team. They have never mentioned any experience with Greenhouse technical support, either bad or good. I would assume that they would tell me if the support was poor.
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Rippling
The Rippling support team is INCREDIBLE. Their chat bot feature is very robust and if you need a live agent they are quick to hop on and a very helpful and friendly. Whether you need a Zoom call for a screen share or things are complicated and they need to make a support ticket, they will always work with you until you find a solution. VERY helpful! and Onboarding as a company/customer was great too.
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Implementation Rating
Greenhouse Software Inc.
I think we could have used more delivered functionality and less customized which now results in more maintenance
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Rippling
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Greenhouse Software Inc.
Tools appears very light to use. It does not take forever to load. the interface is very simple but capable, unlike many ATS's. The tools is Simple yet loaded with very useful functionalities that save a lot of time and expedites the processes. For different stakeholders, the tools works accordingly.
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Rippling
Proof was much more convoluted and not easy to maneuver. Also all the platforms could not relate to each other and so nothing was streamlined in its approach. Also things seemed to lag and was not very up to date when it needed to be. I feel rippling has simplified their processes
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Scalability
Greenhouse Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
Rippling
I can go on here and see all my hours and pto plus health benefits. I like to have the work handbook handy to refer to legal things. How to work my role within it's limits. Being able to put in my hours and view when they are approved is a huge benefit for me.
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Return on Investment
Greenhouse Software Inc.
  • Streamlined the hiring process and new hire time to value
  • Increased satisfaction for hiring managers and sales account managers
  • Allowed us to gain access to a bigger and more targeted talent pool
  • Saved us time and helped us avoid things falling by the wayside by keeping things in one place and sending automated alerts
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Rippling
  • The organization of information increased the business efficiency
  • Employee can search for themselves, leaving HR to do the things they need to be productive
  • Access 24/7 thru mobile app allows employee to function when they have the opportunity leaving the normal work hours for other business.
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Rippling Screenshots

Screenshot of Rippling Dashboard: Employees' home for their payroll, benefits, documents, devices, expenses, and apps.Screenshot of Rippling Payroll: Runs payroll in 90 seconds. Pays employees and contractors around the world. Automatic tax filing.Screenshot of Rippling Benefits Administration: Management of employees' Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, FSA, HSA, and commuter benefits.Screenshot of Rippling Single Sign-On: Employees can access all of their SaaS apps in one click from their Rippling dashboard.Screenshot of Rippling’s Time & Attendance platform integrates with the rest of the product suite so that when employees clock in, their approved hours automatically synced with payroll and accounting systems.Screenshot of Rippling Mobile Device Management: To manage employees' computers and devices 100% remotely.