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Likelihood to Recommend

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

There are a lot of ways that WFR has streamlined the payroll process for us. The reports module is fantastic, in that it can be modified to any information you need to track. The ease of use is just not there. The set up portion should include assistance to guide professionals through step by step instruction for key issues that may arise or changes that may need to be made in the future. The online videos just were not what we were capable of completing at the time. They are long and drawn out, making them too time consuming for a busy HR department
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

Zoho Recruit is well suited in situations where one has multiple sources of candidates applying for different jobs, as it allows you to keep track of progress across each source. It is also well suited for companies that are constantly hiring and need an efficient system that tracks candidates. Zoho is probably not well suited for someone looking for an absolutely free resource for their ATS, or anyone looking to hire less than 10 people over the next 1-2 years. Tranditional tools can serve the purpose better in those cases
Jaideep Tibrewala | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit
Employee demographic data
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.0
Zoho Recruit
Employment history
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.8
Zoho Recruit
Job profiles and administration
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.7
Zoho Recruit
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.3
Zoho Recruit
Organizational charting
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.4
Zoho Recruit
Organization and location management
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.2
Zoho Recruit
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
6.8
Zoho Recruit

Payroll Management

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.4
Zoho Recruit
Pay calculation
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.6
Zoho Recruit
Support for external payroll vendors
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.1
Zoho Recruit
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
9.0
Zoho Recruit
Benefit plan administration
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.8
Zoho Recruit
Direct deposit files
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.7
Zoho Recruit
Salary revision and increment management
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.2
Zoho Recruit

Leave and Attendance Management

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.2
Zoho Recruit
Approval workflow
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.3
Zoho Recruit
Balance details
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.1
Zoho Recruit
Annual carry-forward and encashment
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.2
Zoho Recruit

Employee Self Service

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.3
Zoho Recruit
View and generate pay and benefit information
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.7
Zoho Recruit
Update personal information
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.5
Zoho Recruit
View company policy documentation
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.9
Zoho Recruit
View job history
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.9
Zoho Recruit

Asset Management

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.6
Zoho Recruit
Tracking of all physical assets
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.6
Zoho Recruit

HR Reporting

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.7
Zoho Recruit
Report builder
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.8
Zoho Recruit
Pre-built reports
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.7
Zoho Recruit

Onboarding

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.6
Zoho Recruit
New hire portal
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.4
Zoho Recruit
Manager tracking tools
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.7
Zoho Recruit

Performance and Goals

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit
Individual goal setting
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit
Performance tracking
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit

Performance Management

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.4
Zoho Recruit
Performance plans
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.4
Zoho Recruit
Performance improvement plans
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.2
Zoho Recruit
Review status tracking
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.4
Zoho Recruit
Review reminders
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit
Multiple review frequency
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.4
Zoho Recruit

Succession Planning

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.1
Zoho Recruit
Create succession plans/pools
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.1
Zoho Recruit

Recruiting / ATS

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.2
Zoho Recruit
7.8
Job Requisition Management
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.6
Zoho Recruit
8.1
Company Website Posting
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.3
Zoho Recruit
6.6
Publish to Social Media
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.0
Zoho Recruit
6.9
Job Search Site Posting
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
6.8
Zoho Recruit
7.0
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
6.9
Zoho Recruit
7.9
Applicant Tracking
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.6
Zoho Recruit
9.4
Notifications and Alerts
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit
6.1
Customized Application Form
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
8.3
Resume Management
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
8.4
Candidate Search
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
8.5
Collaboration
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
8.0
Task Creation and Delegation
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
8.0
Email Templates
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
9.0
User Permissions
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
8.1
Reporting
UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
Zoho Recruit
7.5

Pros

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

  • Easy to access in the sense that it simply takes a click of a button.
  • Comprehensible meaning that it is not difficult to understand how the system works as long as you have someone explain it to you.
  • Easy to use in the sense that it's not hard to remember how to use it. It's easy to explore.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

  • Cost as a Third Party Recruiter - We have researched hundreds of ATSs suitable for a third party recruiter and we love Zoho because it does nearly everything it's bigger competitors do at a quarter of the cost.
  • Automated emails - in particular we use the automatic e-mails functionality all the time, which you can associate with a particular status for candidate. So any recurring e-mail text can be set up to link to a particular phase of the recruiting process, or anything you want actually, and then any candidate status can be changed to automatically send them the e-mail.
  • Job boards - Zoho has excellent options when it comes to posting on job boards. It integrates with indeed.com, Although you do have to pay indeed separately. And it posts to other free job boards automatically like glassdoor.com.
  • Ease of use - Zoho is very easy to set up and maintain in terms of integration with your website. You don't even need technical skill, and it can filter all the Jobs and list them in whatever way you want.
  • Customizable - one of our favorite things is how customizable Zoho is. From the application form and individual fields to the layout of job listings to particular steps in the recruiting process that you need, you can change anything to suit your needs.
  • Support - whenever anyone has a question, or (rarely) a problem, Zoho email support responds usually within hours of an inquiry.
  • Updates and improvements - with their new candidate login capability (due out any day now) and (later) automatic job alerts to candidates Zoho will have absolutely everything a recruiter could want.
Christy Grimste | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

  • The tax piece of Kronos was the one thing that has made me slightly regret my decision to use Kronos. We have 7 EINs so we have a lot of taxes to file on a quarterly basis. The BSI system we have to use (which is a third party) is terrible. We have had nothing but problems with it. BSI has some agreement with Kronos that doesn't allow us to speak directly with BSI and it's extremely frustrating. We are on our 5th quarter of filing using the BSI system and are still having issues. This is not much of an automated process and the BSI system seems so far behind Kronos' technology. It's not user-friendly and has definitely caused a lot of issues. If there was one thing I would change about Kronos it would be the tax filing portion. Maybe if we didn't have to use BSI it would be different. The systems I have used in the past have processed our quarterly taxes for us so this was a big change for me.
  • I do not like that the system allows employees to request vacation time that they may not have available. Employees can request time off even if they don't have any vacation available and if their supervisor approves it, it populates in their timecard. I have caught several employees with negative vacation balances in the system. I think it should not allow them to request this time off if they don't have a current balance in the system.
  • When you terminate an employee, their benefits don't automatically terminate. You have to go into each active benefit and put the termination date in or your reports won't be correct. This should be something that automatically occurs once you terminate that employee.
Sarah Eigel, SPHR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

  • When searching for a name, it brings up much too broad of a list.
  • Adding candidates from LinkedIn sometimes has a lengthy delay and takes up to 2 minutes to be able to search from them, though I have found a workaround by navigating to the home page to find activity of adding a candidate.
  • Would be helpful if it were more intuitive with adding duplicates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 9.0
Based on 6 answers
We have begun looking for other vendors to supply this products need as Kronos WFR cannot deliver the suite of applications which it should with this product.*6/5/17 Edit - We started the new year with a new application. WFR proved to be unable to correct the errors within the application. We are much happier with the new application as we can use it effectively.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

Zoho Recruit 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We have evaluated every other ATS on the market, and do so every 1-2 years just to make sure we aren't missing out on anything better, and found that Zoho offers more functionality than any ATS with a per-recruiter-price under $100. Once it introduces automated job alerts and candidate login functionality there will be no reason for us to look elsewhere.
Christy Grimste | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 7.0
Based on 6 answers
WFR is very customizable. Only a few things are off limits....surprisingly the most basic screen, the employee time sheet, IS NOT able to be changed. Almost every screen/report users can add/remove fields. Menu setup is fairly easy with the exception multiple versions of a report CANNOT be directly linked to. They are supposed to be updating this in a future release but at the moment it is cumbersome for users to switch to different versions of the report.
Aaron Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

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Reliability and Availability

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 9.0
Based on 4 answers
The system seems very stable. Being hosted in the cloud, we are vulnerable to internet speeds and busy times. The system has been down a couple times over the 3 months we have been live, but Kronos resolved the issues very quickly. To have access from a desktop, tablet, time clock, or phone app is one of the best features....users have almost NO REASON they can't clock in.
Aaron Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

No score
No answers yet
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Performance

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 8.5
Based on 14 answers
We were always told that Kronos was the best, but there are reports that we got out of ADP and other payroll providers that we cannot get out of Kronos. One example is a report of Productive/Non-productive hours by department. We also need the dollar amount associated with the hours. This is information that is required on our cost report and we were told that that report is unavailable. It is very frustrating when I can't get what I need.
Mary Quade | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 7.5
Based on 104 answers
Kronos support is great in the ability for a representative to take our needs seriously and respond with care, however, there are times when the need for support was time sensitive (for payroll processing purposes) and the response rate caused us hiccups in our timeline. Our company also has many customized options to our package and company build and at times things were miscommunicated in regards to the builds - this was only in the beginning though and has since been great.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

Zoho Recruit 8.7
Based on 5 answers
I give Zoho Recruit this rating because over all, it has helped me to organize my candidates and saved me time and energy in organizing them myself. Without Zoho Recruit, I simply would not be able to keep my talent pool straight, and it certainly gets the job done.I took off a couple points because if I download a resume after already inputting the candidate into Zoho, it won't automatically sync the two profiles up. It also does not remind me when a task is expired.
Maureen Trattner | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 5.6
Based on 2 answers
Our in-person training was a hybrid. Live online training with an instructor. They were very knowledgeable of the product & the area they were training on. I asked several specific questions and if they didn't know the answer immediately they followed up after class.
Aaron Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Lots & lots of training available. Timing was wrong for our organization. We had lengthy down time in the beginning while the implementation consultant setup our system. We did online training then. Difficult to train on a generic system setup that isn't your industry and hard to understand what you are learning how to do w/o actually being in your system. Online training was well documented and the instructors were very knowledgeable.
Aaron Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

No score
No answers yet
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Implementation Rating

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 7.0
Based on 6 answers
DO NOT attempt to go live too quickly. Sales sold us on 100 days from contract signing was doable. We postponed go live 3 times because everything was not ready. We did not have enough time document the new functionality & train end users. Almost 3 months later we are still working through export issues, minor setup issues, adequate time for system admins to get comfortable with the system.
Aaron Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

No score
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Alternatives Considered

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

Kronos definitely beats out the competition in terms of user-friendly features and simple "it works" functionality. We tried using several other payroll suites including Paychex and found they were lacking in a number of areas especially in terms of user interface. Our employees literally groan when they remember using these older systems, they absolutely love Kronos in comparison.
Clinton Verley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

Zoho Recruit provides us with the opportunity to post unlimited jobs, manage the entire recruiting process, integrate with job boards, and have a career site- at a low cost. They continue to add on new features and work with staffing agencies to create tailor-made tech platforms that speak to the needs of our industry.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Thus far we are able to add as many users as necessary, implement 3 different bargaining units, 5 different types of user groups. Very flexible.
Aaron Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

No score
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Return on Investment

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

  • Overtime for Salary Non-Exempt members is easier to track. They no longer have to fill out a time card on a piece of paper where things can be mis-interpreted or transposed.
  • Salaried members as well as non-exempt members are using it 100% and we receive reminders from payroll to submit our time sheets after reviewing them making the entire approval process paperless! We are finally using a system that we can easily run reports from and utilize the outputs for files to upload which means less manual errors.
  • We are no longer paying our managers to review a paper time sheet then compare it to their notifications on their calendar then walk it to the administrative assistant so they can double check compared to the group calendar then they manually walked it up to the third floor for processing. This helped relieve manual tasks for all members and definitely allowed to increase staff productivity.
  • We are using this system to report and approve FMLA and STD and record it properly allowing the medical center on site to systematically track timing and make sure appropriate paperwork is filled out in a timely manner.
  • Payroll had to make some changes but they adapted quickly, they were trained and we are working with the system admin as a team partnering with Kronos and Global Information Services. They have their reports immediately, no waiting for sales areas to report their hours, etc.
Dawn Solomon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Recruit

  • As a positive impact, it keeps our small business knowledgable about the possible candidates and their aspirations.
  • Gives us direction about our next step concerning the human resources needs in our business.
  • Provides us a list of possible candidates if a great opportunity opens in the next semester.
Yemsi Pino | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

General

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

Zoho Recruit

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.0
Zoho Recruit
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
9.0
Zoho Recruit
10.0

Usability

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.0
Zoho Recruit

Reliability and Availability

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
9.0
Zoho Recruit

Performance

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.5
Zoho Recruit

Support Rating

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.5
Zoho Recruit
8.7

In-Person Training

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
5.6
Zoho Recruit

Online Training

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
8.0
Zoho Recruit

Implementation Rating

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
7.0
Zoho Recruit

Scalability

UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)
9.0
Zoho Recruit

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