PeopleStrategy vs. Skyward HRMS

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
PeopleStrategy
Score 10.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
PeopleStrategy provides small and mid-sized companies access to a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service, hire-to-retire HR platform featuring integrated Payroll, Human Resources, Employee & Manager Self-Service, Applicant Tracking, Onboarding, Benefits Administration, Time & Attendance, Performance Management, Compensation Planning, Learning Management, Employee Engagement, Compliance, Reporting and Analytics. PeopleStrategy features a single, centrally located database for all employee,…N/A
Skyward HRMS
Score 9.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Skyward HRMS is all-in-one HRM software provided by Skyward Techno. The vendor says it helps organizations to enhance their productivity and improve their HR processes, including recruitment & selection, training or performance related information, employee database management, leaves, track record and history, or allied analytics. The overall aim of Skyward HRMS is to reduce operational cost and streamline functioning of HR. Each HRMS module can be customised to make the software user…N/A
Pricing
PeopleStrategySkyward HRMS
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
PeopleStrategySkyward HRMS
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPeopleStrategy's pricing model is comprised of two primary components: a Per Employee Per Month fee for system usage, maintenance, and support and a one-time Implementation fee. Both components depend on the modules selected, the complexity of the setup, the interfaces required, etc. There are optional capabilities offered through 3rd parties which are priced separately. For companies that select to use PeopleStrategy's brokerage services, a personalized quote will be provided.
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Features
PeopleStrategySkyward HRMS
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
2 Ratings
24% above category average
Skyward HRMS
9.0
1 Ratings
14% above category average
Employee demographic data10.02 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Employment history10.02 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
2 Ratings
22% above category average
Skyward HRMS
9.0
1 Ratings
11% above category average
Pay calculation10.01 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration10.02 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Direct deposit files10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management10.02 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Reimbursement management10.01 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Skyward HRMS
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Approval workflow10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Balance details10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
2 Ratings
21% above category average
Skyward HRMS
8.7
1 Ratings
7% above category average
View and generate pay and benefit information10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Update personal information10.02 Ratings8.01 Ratings
View company policy documentation10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history10.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
2 Ratings
27% above category average
Skyward HRMS
-
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Report builder10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built reports10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
Skyward HRMS
-
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New hire portal10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Skyward HRMS
-
Ratings
Corporate goal setting10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
1 Ratings
23% above category average
Skyward HRMS
-
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Performance plans10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
1 Ratings
24% above category average
Skyward HRMS
-
Ratings
Candidate development10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
PeopleStrategy
10.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
Skyward HRMS
-
Ratings
Job Requisition Management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
PeopleStrategySkyward HRMS
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(2 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
PeopleStrategySkyward HRMS
Likelihood to Recommend
PeopleStrategy
PeopleStrategy is an excellent product if an organization is growing in the right direction and wants to improve HR processes. The software has many different packages depending on the need and can be purchased separately if something in addition is decided in the future. This is a benefit because not all organizations may need all features right away.
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Skyward Techno Inc
For a medium sized company I believe Skyward is an acceptable and not too complicated system. I do not work with the back end so I am not aware of the reporting capabilities which would be a deciding factor for some companies. For K12 Education it seems to check all the boxes
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Pros
PeopleStrategy
  • It was easy to navigate
  • Easy to read
  • Document upload was very easy and quick
  • User Access was really easy to manager and reset passwords.
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Skyward Techno Inc
  • Skyward is superior in tracking and submitting PTO
  • Skyward is accessible in the cloud so 24/7 access
  • Menus and screens are fairly easy for non-technical users to navigate
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Cons
PeopleStrategy
  • Certain functions cannot be integrated unless you have purchase that specific package
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Skyward Techno Inc
  • The Captcha screen can be needlessly complex or hard to guess due to letters overlapping
  • Then time off screen defaults to 0 hours when creating a new entry and the zero does not get replaced... turning 8 hours into 80 hours unintentionally
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Alternatives Considered
PeopleStrategy
ADP and Oracle are systems I have used and the GUI of Oracle even as antiquated as it is was vastly more efficient to work with than the people as well as system that PeopleStrategy claimed to be supporting. I didn't have any part in the selection of this system as it was in place before I was part of the team. We promptly began looking into all in one systems so that we could convert to a better experience for us as administrators and for the employees and their use. We ulitmatelt converted to ADP this year and even though the process was not as seemless as promised I would still take this process over using PeopleStrategy any time.
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Skyward Techno Inc
Not part of the selection process, but the new Skyward system is fr easier, user friendly and full featured than previous systems I have used
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Return on Investment
PeopleStrategy
  • PeopleStrategy has reduced errors and paper waste
  • Since using PeopleStrategy, we've maximized our time and streamlined processes
  • Through PeopleStrategy's services, our business has increased employee retention
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Skyward Techno Inc
  • Previously we had multiple systems for licensed and unlicensed staff, Skyward brings it all together creating a same experience for all users
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ScreenShots

PeopleStrategy Screenshots

Screenshot of Configurable navigation bar to manage employeesScreenshot of Talent Acquisition: Configurable Career PortalScreenshot of Reporting Example: DashboardScreenshot of Configurable navigation bar to manage employees

Skyward HRMS Screenshots

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