LinkedIn Talent Hub vs. UKG Ready

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
LinkedIn Talent Hub
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
LinkedIn Talent is a recruiting solution. It offers core ATS capabilities, as well as proactive recruitment outreach tailored to LinkedIn’s site. LinkedIn Talent also enables competitive insights and recruitment marketing.N/A
UKG Ready
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Designed for small businesses where everyone wears multiple hats, UKG Ready® is an HR solution that guides users through their day-to-day HR activities. Capabilities span from HR and payroll to talent and time.N/A
Pricing
LinkedIn Talent HubUKG Ready
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
LinkedIn Talent HubUKG Ready
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeRequired
Additional Details
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Features
LinkedIn Talent HubUKG Ready
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
7.0
77 Ratings
13% below category average
UKG Ready
6.8
90 Ratings
14% below category average
Job Requisition Management4.163 Ratings6.876 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.167 Ratings6.875 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.067 Ratings5.853 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.169 Ratings6.956 Ratings
Customized Application Form7.059 Ratings00 Ratings
Resume Management7.065 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.953 Ratings6.657 Ratings
Candidate Search8.076 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.058 Ratings7.178 Ratings
Collaboration8.064 Ratings00 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation7.256 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates6.065 Ratings00 Ratings
User Permissions6.060 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts6.170 Ratings7.683 Ratings
Reporting7.761 Ratings00 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
7.7
181 Ratings
2% below category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings8.7157 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings7.5153 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings8.0153 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings7.6143 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings7.2115 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings7.2136 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings7.8112 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
8.2
178 Ratings
2% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.6166 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings7.6103 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings7.968 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings7.9127 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings8.9131 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.1122 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
7.8
164 Ratings
4% below category average
Approval workflow00 Ratings8.1149 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings7.5156 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings7.7133 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
8.2
169 Ratings
1% above category average
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings8.4149 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings8.6156 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings8.0129 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings8.0132 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
8.4
61 Ratings
7% above category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings8.461 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
7.5
176 Ratings
2% below category average
Report builder00 Ratings7.4169 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings7.6170 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
7.3
116 Ratings
10% below category average
New hire portal00 Ratings7.3114 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings7.391 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
7.3
65 Ratings
12% below category average
Individual goal setting00 Ratings7.358 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings7.364 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
6.9
82 Ratings
15% below category average
Performance plans00 Ratings6.973 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings7.068 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings7.473 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings5.976 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings7.162 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
LinkedIn Talent Hub
-
Ratings
UKG Ready
5.5
23 Ratings
36% below category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings6.522 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings7.12 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings6.63 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings2.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
LinkedIn Talent HubUKG Ready
Likelihood to Recommend
7.1
(79 ratings)
8.1
(205 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.3
(18 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.5
(87 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.3
(7 ratings)
Support Rating
7.5
(22 ratings)
8.1
(73 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.8
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.3
(4 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.1
(10 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
5.6
(60 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
LinkedIn Talent HubUKG Ready
Likelihood to Recommend
LinkedIn
I really feel like [LinkedIn Talent Hub] has great potential to be used by many many companies. I think if it is made a little more user friendly with a little more development on the back end to remove some bugs, this could be a potential game changer. I have enjoyed working and getting to know this.
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UKG
It's amazing for providing data to a location; especially when that data hasn't been available to get before. The reporting ability is phenomenal; some more tutorials on how to get that data out of the system would be wonderful. The user experience is really good - it is something that almost any level of user can easily access and comprehend. It seems to meet users where they are from an intuitive level.
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Pros
LinkedIn
  • Source of talent - LinkedIn has become the #1 place to engage talent.
  • Targeting / advertising / sponsoring employment ads are very effective. They are costly, but effective.
  • Connecting with talent via InMails and ability to send InMails to a pretty targeted audience with ease is great. This allows you to reach out/connect fast with people that "fit" what you are looking for. Other sites for recruiting, etc. are hit and miss. The quality of results is the strongest on LinkedIn and has been for many, many years.
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UKG
  • I find timesheets to be easy to use and provide good details for employees and employers.
  • I love how customizable the dashboard is. This is a time saver for someone working in HR.
  • The payroll process was easy to learn. The steps are simple to follow, and changes can be made to the pay statements with ease.
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Cons
LinkedIn
  • Reporting. Major lacking here. If a job is closed then reopened (which that feature was recently removed), all reporting is wiped clean and picked back up with the "reopen" date. So it doesn't give a full history of the job activity.
  • Lacks adequate approvals in the system.
  • If you're a company with a risk of audits, I would not recommend Talent Hub. They lack compliance: the system allows us to "hire" someone who never applied to the job. Req history could be incomplete with the way reporting functions are set up. The system puts passive "sourced" candidates and applicants in the same bucket for pipeline workflows. Disposition status is inadequate and greatly lacking, etc.
  • Dashboard is not customizable.
  • We do not have our own unique req IDs. The system generates project IDs but these numbers are shared with all their clients, they're not unique to Ora so they are somewhat random and not in order.
  • They do not differentiate between a networking project and an approved requisition.
  • There's more, too many to list.
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UKG
  • I would like to see the balances for PTO described and grouped differently. Employees continue to be confused with the "Projected balances" section. Maybe this can be worded one way for the users and another for the admins.
  • The Passwords to access the system, plus the need for a verification code, is a huge pain point for our deskless workers. We have a lot of frustration around accessing the system to clock in and out, request time off, etc. The increase in user adoption is a struggle.
  • It would be great to have UKG Pro and UKG Ready in one application on the mobile app; having access to areas to simply punch in and out for your daily shift is counterintuitive.
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Likelihood to Renew
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
We plan to renew our support and use of UKG Ready each year unless it becomes unavailable or the district seeks another vendor. As of now, there are no plans to changes vendors. The district staff is now familiar with using UKG. Another vendor will need to meet the same expectations we have come to enjoy with using UKG
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Usability
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
For the average user they do not struggle. We do have a handful of users who struggle using their own smartphones, and of course, they struggle with any technology. However, we do not let this sway us from helping them learn. Managers have found the system easy to navigate once fully trained.
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Reliability and Availability
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
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.
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Performance
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
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.
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Support Rating
LinkedIn
Although we never experienced any issues with the LinkedIn Talent platform or required any support, we always knew in the event that we did need assistance, it was readily available. LinkedIn as a whole is always very supportive and responsive whenever I've had any issues or even a simple question in the past. I'm sure anyone experiencing difficulties with the platform would have a resolution from the support team just about instantly.
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UKG
If I was only rating support itself that would be a 10. Every support case I have entered has been addressed efficiently and with the desired result. On the implementation and transition to support there were multiple issues that those doing the implementation or transition could not answer or workflows and various settings left undone only to be discovered later. We implemented 3 different modules and the expertise we got for each one varied widely.
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In-Person Training
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
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.
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Online Training
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
Pretty good online training, you have many how to options and can watch them several times. It can be hard at times to dig through the amount of data online but can usually find what you are looking for. Also you can download documentation for setting up the profiles and policies.
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Implementation Rating
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
Make sure the people who are doing the build have extensive knowledge on employment law and asking the right questions. I would bet that the people who helped with our builds did not read any of our employment contracts or ordinances; and when I asked questions about how other companies handled certain basic dictates from federal employment laws, they didn't have any idea what FMLA, FLSA, etc were.
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Alternatives Considered
LinkedIn
It's definitely better than other competitors because of one a better pool of candidates, who are well categorised and filtered, and the database is well updated. Also, it has a better UI with end to end hiring requirement management, that helps to make hiring faster and smarter. The UX though is a bit laggy, which can be improved
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UKG
UKG is great for reporting and for having a pleasant UI. I find that Paylocity has a lot more innovation, but sometimes its reach exceeds its grasp when it comes to implementation of those features. ADP is bog standard, and it works pretty well, but there's little interest in looking good, which matters a lot when it comes to the wide variety of users the systems need to handle.
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Scalability
LinkedIn
No answers on this topic
UKG
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.
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Return on Investment
LinkedIn
  • Positive impact. The tool has helped us in finding quality candidates for our hard to fill positions!
  • Helps in “pipelining” even after we fill a position, we make a folder of prospective candidates that we find through the platform. This list is then revisited once we have additional positions!
  • Outreach to global candidates. We have an office in Spain and we have found so many qualified candidates on the platform to fill those positions!
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UKG
  • Ability to manage all HR activities within one platform
  • Built in Workflows make approval process seamless
  • UKG Ready offers a solid solution and ROI on our investment
  • Easy to navigate Time & Attendance into Payroll, making processing seamless
  • Great customer service offering several methods to contact UKG for support, fast to reply and offer a solution to the issue
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ScreenShots

UKG Ready Screenshots

Screenshot of UKG Ready® HR - A single solution for employee information that enables comprehensive people analytics and room for HR strategy.Screenshot of UKG Ready® Payroll - Facilitates pay that is quick, simple, and correct.Screenshot of UKG Ready® Time & Attendance - Streamlines time tracking with consistent, fair rules.Screenshot of UKG Ready® Talent - Tools to source, engage, develop and grow people.Screenshot of UKG Ready® Analytics - Offers proactive, practical, and guidance.Screenshot of UKG Ready® Benefits - Right-sizes benefits to match the organization and its people.