Namely vs. Viewpoint HR Management

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Namely
Score 7.3 out of 10
N/A
Namely offers a cloud-based HR platform for integrated core and specialized HR services, including time and employee performance management and onboarding processes.
$9
per month
Viewpoint HR Management
Score 7.3 out of 10
N/A
Powered by ViewpointOne, Viewpoint HR Management reduces manual data entry and speeds up onboarding and employee-related workflows. Viewpoint HR Management aims to improve productivity by giving construction organizations the ability to better manage field and office employees though efficient processes.N/A
Pricing
NamelyViewpoint HR Management
Editions & Modules
Namely Now
$9
per month per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
NamelyViewpoint HR Management
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsNamely Now offers small-businesses an HCM including payroll and HR at a budget conscious price. For growing companies we have Namely Plus which includes payroll and HR, talent, time, and other tools to engage and enrich their employees. For companies looking to free up more time internally for strategy, Namely offers Namely Plus People, including managed Payroll and Benefits. And for the business who wants to expand while minimizing risk and liability, our white-glove comprehensive PEO solution is Namely Complete.
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NamelyViewpoint HR Management
Top Pros
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Features
NamelyViewpoint HR Management
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Namely
6.3
143 Ratings
22% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Employee demographic data6.6132 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history7.1138 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.030 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.7.0132 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting4.7134 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management5.7129 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)6.282 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Namely
7.2
127 Ratings
11% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Pay calculation8.8111 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors6.953 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment7.157 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration6.9109 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.3113 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management5.4100 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management7.157 Ratings00 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Namely
7.7
124 Ratings
5% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Approval workflow7.3121 Ratings00 Ratings
Balance details7.5116 Ratings00 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment8.395 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Namely
7.5
141 Ratings
8% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information7.9129 Ratings00 Ratings
Update personal information8.2140 Ratings00 Ratings
View company policy documentation7.0127 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition7.3116 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history7.3134 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Namely
5.7
53 Ratings
30% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets5.753 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Namely
6.9
121 Ratings
10% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Report builder7.3117 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built reports7.6112 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data5.774 Ratings00 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Namely
6.5
116 Ratings
21% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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New hire portal7.4110 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools5.685 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Namely
5.0
96 Ratings
48% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Corporate goal setting6.086 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting4.694 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility4.272 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking5.189 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Namely
5.4
107 Ratings
38% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Performance plans5.296 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans3.768 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking6.595 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders6.298 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency5.485 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Namely
5.6
21 Ratings
34% below category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Candidate search5.621 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Namely
7.8
6 Ratings
1% above category average
Viewpoint HR Management
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Ratings
Job Requisition Management7.85 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media7.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.15 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.75 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking7.95 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.26 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
NamelyViewpoint HR Management
Likelihood to Recommend
7.4
(145 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.1
(71 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(27 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
5.0
(85 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
NamelyViewpoint HR Management
Likelihood to Recommend
Namely
Namely is aesthetically very pleasing and navigates like other social media platforms which can be appealing to potentially a remote workforce who interacts more online than in person. Unfortunately, it did not serve our population well as we are primarily manufacturing where people are not as interested in utilizing the HRIS for interactions when they would rather connect in person.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
It is well suited to manage field and office employees together. the process of critical onboarding of employees has been in the improved form. Reduction of manual data entry to a level is improved. The cloud-based applicant tracking system is a feature to look forward to. The portal makes the data audit-ready always which aligns things a lot.
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Pros
Namely
  • Namely has helped with our COVID sick leave response. It has made a major difference both with the weekly payroll and the 941 tax filing
  • Keeping track of our multiple PTO plans. Thank goodness for Namely, I have shredded my old PTO spreadsheets.
  • Employees like the convenience of the cell phone app. As a payroll administrator, I like the Geo Tracking tool where I can see where some are when the clock is in or out.
  • The flexibility inside of the payroll system both as you are finalizing an employee profile and when you are processing payroll is a major advantage.
  • The reports I get out of Namely in Excel format work well for me.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
  • Payroll process with Management of PaySlips.
  • Payroll process with Processing of Statutory Slips.
  • Management of Field and Office employees together.
  • Management of Critical Onboarding.
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Cons
Namely
  • Limits to custom reporting
  • No direct feed for Ohio Workers Comp (now a manual process on our end)
  • No option to place an employee on Leave of Absence and exclude them from payroll while they are "inactive"
  • No option to suppress certain deductions for certain pay types (i.e. allow 401K for commissions but block remaining deductions - also now a manual process to uncheck the suppress box for 401K for each commission check)
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
  • More to work on Reduction of Manual Data Entry.
  • More detailed layout required to manage field and office employees.
  • Collection of employee and resources data to improve margin.
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Likelihood to Renew
Namely
Administrators and employees love Namely. It is very easy to use and streamlined. Employees stay engaged with news feed updates and enjoy all the self service options. The time cards are very easy to access and clocking in and out for non-exempt employees is a breeze. Namely is part of our family.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
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Usability
Namely
It is very simple to use for myself, the HR team, and our employees. I find the payroll process very user-friendly. Reporting is simple to navigate and produce the required information requested. I know our employees enjoy the self-service feature and use it on a regular basis, which saves me time.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
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Support Rating
Namely
Unfortunately, in more recent years we've had a lot of difficulty with Namely as they've undergone a lot of internal changes. It took 4 returned emails saying the person no longer worked at Namely to find someone to help me (I finally called payroll) and it took a while to get connected with a direct source of help. Namely now has set up their "pod" feature of communication which works well for the most part, but is different. I felt spoiled when we first started with Namely, but now it feels very much like working with most large companies' help centers. There is a system to go through and you do have the option to click "urgent". In general the help is efficient, but it still takes a few days and it's hard to speak with someone directly. It is all done via online communications and is difficult to actually speak to someone on the phone. This works well for most cases, but I do feel frustrated more often than I'd like to with this type of communication. (2019/2020)
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
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Implementation Rating
Namely
Implementation was a bit complicated and our company had to carry most of the weight. It often felt like our implementation manager was giving us extra work that she did not want to do herself. It also took much longer than expected - I believe almost 2 months. I believe our company carried a bit too much of the weight.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
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Alternatives Considered
Namely
Namely has a robust suite of offerings, and fallows for a la carte selection of add-ons (rather than a single bundled option). This has allowed our company to save money by not purchasing options / functionalities that we dont need, but may drive up the cost for other companies who need more a la carte selections. In all, the size of the company, the size & capabilities of the internal HR team, and considerations like managed payroll and benefits should be key drivers in selection.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
The feature to manage field and office employees. The usefulness in the management of paystubs. The application of training material availability and an audit-ready data feature is adding to its wings.
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Return on Investment
Namely
  • When we were over 100, it provided a huge benefit to us due to the accuracy of payroll, benefits integration and management, and org chart and performance tracking. Having all of that in one place was a huge improvement from the former disjointed user experience.
  • When we dropped below 100 due to covid, our insurance rates went up 93% to offer comparable plans, and we had to move over to a PEO for benefits which meant we also had to move payroll. It was hugely disruptive, and now our employees have a bad experience when trying to manage their HR lives in multiple places. It is confusing and, again, disjointed.
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Viewpoint, a Trimble company
  • Management of field and office employee together is full of positives.
  • Critical on boarding process makes it more useful.
  • Nothing seems negative except need to make it more automated.
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ScreenShots

Namely Screenshots

Screenshot of Namely News Feed: The home base to make announcements, express appreciation, and to celebrate important milestones.Screenshot of HR Analytics: data to drive confidence in an active people strategy and to encourage pride in provable resultsScreenshot of Talent & Performance Management: connects, engages, and develops the workforce in a platform designed so that employees actually want to use itScreenshot of Benefits Administration: modern, integrated benefits technology makes it easy for employees to enroll and easier to manageScreenshot of Payroll Administration: integrated with HR data and coupled with full payroll tax servicesScreenshot of Namely Mobile App: request time off and access paystubs and benefits information from anywhere

Viewpoint HR Management Screenshots

Screenshot of Employee Self Service PortalScreenshot of Integrated Onboarding for ConstructionScreenshot of Expense ManagementScreenshot of Paystub Tools