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Likelihood to Recommend

Novatime

I believe that Novatime would be well suited for a business that has multiple people working the same or similar shifts. I would think that such places like a fast-food restaurant, hotel/hospitality industry, movie theater, and/or retail store would be a place where something like this would be a place where this software might flourish. In small businesses that have personalized care settings and jobs where the hours may change from day to day, I would recommend this particular timekeeping software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

I think Fieldglass is perfect for situations in which payments are contracted out, or paid on a project-completion basis. As in our situation, its perfect to organize extra external projects that are ongoing. Dates and timelines for approval and payment are easily seen, calculated, and approved.

It would not be ideal for a regular payroll scenario as most employees would feel burdened by reporting their time on a regular basis. It would also put a unnecessary task of individual approval processing on the payer.
Kyle Moninger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Novatime

  • Processing payroll is quite simple.
  • PTO request off is straight forward.
  • It's rather intuitive in use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

  • Fieldglass does a good job of displaying the jobs that are open, and allows for vendors to quickly determine the status of the jobs, the location, posting dates, and how many candidates you have submitted for each one.
  • Fieldglass does allow some filtering and search capabilities. When you get to a large number of jobs on which you are working, that is invaluable in keeping organized. Many other VMSs do not do a good job of this.
  • The submittal process, of attaching a candidate to a specific job, is fairly short and straightforward. That's important because it saves time. Many VMSs take forever to get a candidate through, and are not intuitive at all. Fieldglass is better than most in that regard.
Elias Cobb | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Novatime

  • You cannot write your own reports. All of the reports are canned ones and if you want one that is not included, you have to go through their design team and pay for it to be added to the list.
  • Since they have "upgraded" their tabs and added things to their pages, their site has slowed down and it takes much longer for some of their pages to load because of the amount of information that is now stored on each of their individual pages. It is nice to have all that information on one page, but it does take longer for it to come up.
  • The scheduling system is set up for organizations that have set schedules and/or multiple people on the same schedule (i.e. 3 people who work 9-3; 5 people who work 3-7; 4 people who work 4-11). If you have only one person who works each individual shift, the scheduling feature is not as helpful. It still works to show actual vs. worked hours and such; however, it will not work as easily to help fill in missing spots if one of your employees is on leave and/or absent.
Jennifer Steffens | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

  • Not very many major releases (only 3) while other technologies are changing more often
  • Help desk is quick to close a case without providing a full detailed logical explanation (they just state something even if it doesn't make sense)
  • Admin section is confusing as a lot of configurations are "hidden" even from an Admin view
  • Employees appear overburdened therefore are not as responsive as needed (i.e. Operations Consultants)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Novatime

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SAP Fieldglass

SAP Fieldglass 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Fieldglass VMS is definitely better than average, but not at all the best system I've used
Sean Pennel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Novatime

Novatime 7.0
Based on 1 answer
On the employee's side of things, Novatime is pretty intuitive and fairly easy to use. All they have to do is either press a button to punch in or punch out. If they are entering in their hours, all they have to do is type in the number of hours per day.On the manager's side of things, Novatime is also fairly easy to use. It highlights in red any missed punches and in green any OT that the employee has. There are links on the homepage of the manager's page that will lead them to a list of all their employees' missed punches for a pay period and they can fix them all before payroll is due.Novatime becomes a bit more complicated on the administrator's side. The issues I have run into with Novatime normally come after updates/upgrades to their system. They have been getting better, but the administrator's side is still a bit clunky and takes a while to find what you are looking for. It is not as intuitive as the other sides and takes a bit of computer knowledge to figure it out.
Jennifer Steffens | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

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Support Rating

Novatime

Novatime 8.5
Based on 4 answers
We have a great team of guys that are always willing to go the extra mile and keep everyone happy with professional and friendly service.
Adam Bander | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

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Alternatives Considered

Novatime

Ascentis Timekeeper is superior in it's ability in its configuration of highly complex organizational policies.
Karen Halladay SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CTM | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

Like I said in a previous question, we did not use a previous system before Fieldglass VMS. Our process was simply emailing a master Excel spreadsheet with a list of projects, contractors, approvers, and payments. While this worked on a small scale, our external partners and contracted jobs grew and this process became cumbersome. We saw the need to streamline our payment process and Fieldglass offered us the solution.
Kyle Moninger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Novatime

  • Customer service
  • HR support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

  • I would have to say Fieldglass has made a positive impact, only in that having access to it has opened up some client relationships we didn't have before. I am a vendor to clients using Fieldglass, so I can't really report on the financial successes they may have had by implementing it.
  • The negative side to Fieldglass, or any VMS, really, from an agency perspective is that it cuts out manager contact. That has a negative impact, both to the agency and the hiring manager. No longer can the managers really explain what they need, and no longer can an agency understand the req deeply. We have to work off of a scrubbed job description which is generally pretty vanilla.
Elias Cobb | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Novatime

General

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

SAP Fieldglass

General

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

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