Rippling vs. Skilljar Customer Education Software

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Rippling
Score 8.8 out of 10
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Rippling gives businesses one place to run HR, IT, and Finance. It brings together all of the workforce systems that are normally scattered across a company, like payroll, expenses, benefits, and computers. This enables users to manage and automate every part of the employee lifecycle in a single system. For example, when onboarding a new employee, Rippling can take a new hire from anywhere in the world and set up their payroll, corporate card, computer, benefits, and even third-party…
$8
starting price per user, per month
Skilljar Customer Education Software
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
Skilljar is a solution to educate, engage, and retain everyone a business interacts with. Skilljar is an external LMS that is purpose-built for customer and partner education. It enables the user to build courses, design learning paths, monetize training, and improve the customer experience through actionable analytics. Turn new buyers into successful users: Skilljar’s external LMS helps onboard customers and partners and turn them into experts on a product.…N/A
Pricing
RipplingSkilljar Customer Education Software
Editions & Modules
Recommended
$8.00
starting price per user, per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
RipplingSkilljar Customer Education Software
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsFor additional pricing details visit the Rippling pricing page.
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
RipplingSkilljar Customer Education Software
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.5
378 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Ratings
Employee demographic data8.4251 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history8.3252 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration8.5305 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.8.6247 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting8.4318 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management8.8265 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)8.4197 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
9.0
411 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Ratings
Pay calculation9.1352 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment9.1209 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration9.1373 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files9.3364 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management8.8238 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management8.5197 Ratings00 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.8
345 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Ratings
Approval workflow9.0331 Ratings00 Ratings
Balance details9.0302 Ratings00 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment8.4201 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.6
436 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information9.2408 Ratings00 Ratings
Update personal information9.4428 Ratings00 Ratings
View company policy documentation8.6333 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition7.5197 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history8.5280 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
7.9
158 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Tracking of all physical assets7.9158 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.3
162 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Report builder8.5157 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built reports8.0147 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data8.5131 Ratings00 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.9
293 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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New hire portal9.1286 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools8.6199 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.9
107 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Corporate goal setting9.290 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting9.395 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility8.192 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking9.193 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.7
127 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Performance plans8.5106 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans8.9102 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking8.7111 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders8.6123 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency8.5100 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.6
102 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Create succession plans/pools8.584 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate ranking8.287 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate search9.093 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate development8.685 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
8.7
110 Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
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Job Requisition Management8.880 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.680 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.174 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting9.174 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention8.576 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.880 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.7102 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
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Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
7.5
22 Ratings
Course authoring00 Ratings7.318 Ratings
Course catalog or library00 Ratings8.421 Ratings
Player/Portal00 Ratings8.917 Ratings
Mobile friendly00 Ratings9.117 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications00 Ratings8.622 Ratings
Assignments00 Ratings7.415 Ratings
Compliance management00 Ratings4.613 Ratings
Learning administration00 Ratings9.520 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics00 Ratings7.422 Ratings
Social learning00 Ratings3.811 Ratings
Gamification00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Single Sign On (SSO) Enabled Learning00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Customer Training Tools
Comparison of Customer Training Tools features of Product A and Product B
Rippling
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Ratings
Skilljar Customer Education Software
7.0
1 Ratings
Customer Feedback Collection00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Customer Training Library Curation00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
User Permissioning00 Ratings6.41 Ratings
User Ratings
RipplingSkilljar Customer Education Software
Likelihood to Recommend
8.8
(461 ratings)
8.9
(60 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.8
(3 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
9.1
(458 ratings)
8.7
(37 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(416 ratings)
8.6
(43 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(1 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
RipplingSkilljar Customer Education Software
Likelihood to Recommend
Rippling
For the most part, my day-to-day activities in Rippling are very easy to execute. It was a breeze getting set up when we first started, and regular work like sending out employment agreements or running payroll is extremely straightforward. For a smaller company like ours, after extensive research, we found it to be the best option. Compared to other similarly priced and rated payroll platforms in the market, they were also the only ones that gave us a demo and walked us through the platform so we could make an informed decision. The biggest downside is how long it took us to get set up with state tax agencies and get all our numbers processed. We're a fully remote company, and it would've been a lot smoother if Rippling had people who could help manage this process, so that we could take care of all our responsibilities without having to worry about that side of things. Having a tax consultant who can handle all the paperwork (even for a fee) would be a great add-on. It's been close to 5 months, and we're still waiting on numbers from North Carolina and it's just because we've never done it before, and aside from some help docs, Rippling doesn't offer much assistance here.
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Skilljar
Skilljar is well suited to self-paced courses that need to be accessed by users in any location at any time. It hosts a variety of content that adult learners can use to upskill in the areas that are relevant to them. While you can host live virtual events through the platform, it is not ideal for situations where regular student interactions or instructor facilitation is needed, as there is not a discussion forum feature.
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Pros
Rippling
  • Displays PTO, Time Cards, and Benefit information where you need it.
  • Has clear indications of where to find what you need, including a search bar.
  • Easy to look at past records on your payroll, and easy to look for co-workers if needed from an HR perspective.
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Skilljar
  • The design is simple. If you're looking for a complex or beautiful platform, this isn't it. However, Skilljar makes things very easy to follow and build within.
  • Navigating Skilljar is very logical. it is easy to set up a new course and navigate within that course.
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Cons
Rippling
  • having to do a MFA everytime I log in from the same source is frustrating
  • The reminders should come at random times of the day
  • it seems like it is hard to talk to someone at Rippling as just an employee
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Skilljar
  • We've had one particular outstanding ticket for quite some time now
  • There are some features that require custom code--it would be nice if this was a built-in functionality
  • More flexibility to make widespread changes. Sometimes we have to go into every single course to make a change
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Likelihood to Renew
Rippling
Because it is through my current job I would recommend it to other friends with businesses both large and small. It is an easy to use app and it is super helpful and beneficial for time tracking and ensuring accuracy of the time clock. It notifies you when you are close to your allotted PTO limit which is also a neat feature.
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Skilljar
I like what you are using and how we are doing it. Also, changing systems is a lot of work
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Usability
Rippling
Easy to use. I can always find what I am looking for. Enrolling in benefits is a breeze. The learning section is really easy to manage and easy to keep up with what you have done. I also really like how tasks that need to be completed are highlighted as soon as you login
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Skilljar
I think it's great overall; so many things are easy to use. However, there is room for improvement. Navigating can be confusing at times - especially when it comes to domains, theming, live event courses and where certain settings live and what you can and can't do from each page
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Reliability and Availability
Rippling
I like that the availability in using Rippling at any given time is useful to me. Getting on the site freely when I need gives me security of knowing that I can be in control of viewing health insurance and hours information. I have yet to get any errors in using the Rippling app.
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Skilljar
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Performance
Rippling
Rippling's performance has been great, no errors or glitches yet so far. I am confident that Going from one page to the next and all its complexity usage does not lag or times out, it works effectively and efficiently. While using Rippling and other apps it does not tend to slow it down, works great. No complaints.
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Skilljar
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Support Rating
Rippling
Not a ton to say here, I have only had to contact support once in the past year, and the issue was resolved immediately. This is exactly how support should work - pain-free, very responsive, and there when I needed it. If the company is great, then support is one of those things you shouldn't need to think about.
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Skilljar
I’m fairly experienced with LMS’ and don’t usually require help or support on topics. The CSM team is quite good overall however more than often time between meetings and solutions (at least from my experience) can take time. Regardless, the team has been helpful and answers all questions - or comes back with an emailed solution
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Implementation Rating
Rippling
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Skilljar
Do a good job of preparing your internal teams (IT, Salesforce, etc.) about the work they will have in the process
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Alternatives Considered
Rippling
The previous systems I have used have been internally built. In these scenarios, the data and logging of tasks/updates have tended to be clunky and it was hard to easily find the information you need. When it came to looking at par stub details, I had to do my own math and percentage breakdown to make sure my with-holdings actually made sense. In addition logging time off and tracking timesheets was a mess of a process because sometimes you had to manage two systems and old/new versions for certain features.
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Skilljar
Compared to other LMS it has great features, plus a faster learning curve and is very easy to manage. Other platforms could be cheaper but are pretty limited, and others have way to much features that we were not going to use and with a very high cost, so complex that the company even would need a specific lms manager, something that we don't have atm
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Scalability
Rippling
I can go on here and see all my hours and pto plus health benefits. I like to have the work handbook handy to refer to legal things. How to work my role within it's limits. Being able to put in my hours and view when they are approved is a huge benefit for me.
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Skilljar
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Return on Investment
Rippling
  • Rippling has made it incredibly simple for me to get the information I need when I need it
  • Rippling allows me to see the people I work with well, an especially important task for this remote environment
  • I've been able to save time in my day since I no longer have to goggle HR specific criteria thanks to Rippling
  • I also have been able to save time not having to go to all of the different sites to see things like my vested shares, 401k Balance, etc.
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Skilljar
  • Our customers seem to be getting onboarded efficiently. Giving our customers a good experience helps us retain them longer.
  • So far, we are still not able to come up with solid metrics that it provides evidence of ROI. If Skilljar could somehow come up with clear, actionable metrics about customer success and how that relates to ROI then I think it would be vastly better. To be fair, we roll the cost of using Skilljar in the overall price, otherwise, we would charge customers and have a revenue stream to measure.
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