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609 Ratings
2 Ratings

Rippling

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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Rippling ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Payroll Management, Employee Self Service
  • Skyward HRMS ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Human Resource Management, Leave and Attendance Management

Human Resource Management

8.8

Rippling

88%
9.0

Skyward HRMS

90%
Rippling ranks higher in 5/7 features

Employee demographic data

8.8
88%
189 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Employment history

8.9
89%
182 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Job profiles and administration

8.8
88%
226 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

8.7
87%
184 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Organizational charting

8.7
87%
231 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Organization and location management

8.9
89%
200 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

8.7
87%
146 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Payroll Management

9.3

Rippling

93%
9.0

Skyward HRMS

90%
Rippling ranks higher in 6/6 features

Pay calculation

9.2
92%
258 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

9.3
93%
154 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

9.4
94%
272 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Direct deposit files

9.6
96%
268 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

9.3
93%
178 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Reimbursement management

9.0
90%
152 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Leave and Attendance Management

9.1

Rippling

91%
10.0

Skyward HRMS

100%
Skyward HRMS ranks higher in 3/3 features

Approval workflow

9.2
92%
241 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Balance details

9.2
92%
219 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Annual carry-forward and encashment

9.0
90%
147 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Employee Self Service

8.8

Rippling

88%
8.7

Skyward HRMS

87%
Rippling ranks higher in 4/5 features

View and generate pay and benefit information

9.4
94%
302 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Update personal information

9.7
97%
318 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

View company policy documentation

8.8
88%
248 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Employee recognition

7.4
74%
148 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

View job history

8.8
88%
211 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Asset Management

8.3

Rippling

83%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 1/1 features

Tracking of all physical assets

8.3
83%
121 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

HR Reporting

8.4

Rippling

84%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 3/3 features

Report builder

8.6
86%
125 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Pre-built reports

8.0
80%
116 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Ability to combine HR data with external data

8.5
85%
102 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Onboarding

9.2

Rippling

92%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 2/2 features

New hire portal

9.5
95%
219 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manager tracking tools

8.9
89%
148 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance and Goals

9.2

Rippling

92%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 4/4 features

Corporate goal setting

9.6
96%
72 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Individual goal setting

9.6
96%
74 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Line-of sight-visibility

8.3
83%
74 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance tracking

9.2
92%
73 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance Management

8.6

Rippling

86%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 5/5 features

Performance plans

8.5
85%
85 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance improvement plans

8.8
88%
80 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Review status tracking

8.7
87%
89 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Review reminders

8.5
85%
97 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multiple review frequency

8.5
85%
79 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Succession Planning

8.7

Rippling

87%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 4/4 features

Create succession plans/pools

8.6
86%
65 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate ranking

8.1
81%
69 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate search

9.1
91%
72 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Candidate development

9.1
91%
68 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Recruiting / ATS

8.9

Rippling

89%

Skyward HRMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Rippling ranks higher in 7/7 features

Job Requisition Management

8.9
89%
67 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Company Website Posting

8.8
88%
66 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Publish to Social Media

8.4
84%
62 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Job Search Site Posting

9.1
91%
64 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Duplicate Candidate Prevention

9.0
90%
65 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Applicant Tracking

8.9
89%
66 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Notifications and Alerts

8.9
89%
83 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Rippling and Skyward HRMS are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Rippling

90%
344 Ratings
9.0

Skyward HRMS

90%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

8.8

Rippling

88%
3 Ratings

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

9.3

Rippling

93%
341 Ratings

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

9.1

Rippling

91%
1 Rating

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

9.1

Rippling

91%
1 Rating

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.7

Rippling

87%
314 Ratings

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

9.1

Rippling

91%
1 Rating

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

9.1

Rippling

91%
1 Rating

Skyward HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Rippling

Great for a use case where you need to effectively communicate pay and PTO with a system that is intuitive for team members with any level of experience. Also, there is little friction when trying to integrate new team members into the system. If you have employees that are primarily remote this tool is particularly suited for you.
Malcom Scarry 🐙 | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Rippling

  • Rippling ATS is amazing - it really manages data and onboarding great. It gives our applicants a great first impression of us.
  • Pay roll is easy to use and easy to train on. Things that took us hours before taking one click.
  • Automations have been amazing - we've been able to upload trainings so onboarding people is a breeze.
margie dillenburg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

  • 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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Rippling

  • I'm looking for my W-2 and it is not available. If they had a time frame of when to expect it, it would be helpful.
  • I enjoy the experience and would welcome any additional features they are working on.
  • The App store they have doesn't explain what they do well.
Jason Nyal Long | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

  • 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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Rippling

General

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

Starting Price

$8 starting price per user, per month

Rippling Editions & Modules

Edition
Recommended$8.001
  1. starting price per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
For additional pricing details visit the Rippling pricing page.

Skyward HRMS

General

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

Starting Price

Skyward HRMS Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Rippling

Rippling 8.8
Based on 3 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Rippling

Rippling 9.3
Based on 341 answers
Easy interface to navigate - one does not need significant time to play around on the platform to determine what to do. In particular, I appreciate how there are 'less clicks' needed to toggle between different views on the platform. One needs to only hover over the global menu page and then select the option. Small things like this help promote a seamless experience
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Rippling

Rippling 9.1
Based on 1 answer
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.
XIOMARA LARROY | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Rippling

Rippling 9.1
Based on 1 answer
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.
XIOMARA LARROY | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Rippling

Rippling 8.7
Based on 314 answers
Customer service is amazing and patient, I imagine, because I have not had any issues needing to reach out to Rippling or my HR for needing assistance. Everything functions and works properly as a program should. The overall usage time to complete anything that I have to do on the app is minimal and easy peasy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Rippling

Traditional payroll software has a clunky user experience. They get the job done, but it's at the expense of more time spent by my HR team in supporting employees in using the software to find what they need. Rippling's self-service features work because it's intuitive and easy to understand. The more modern options have a beautiful, elegant user experience, but they're limited in their capabilities. We wanted a platform that could grow with us and make managing our business exponentially easier the more we expand with them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Rippling

Rippling 9.1
Based on 1 answer
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.
XIOMARA LARROY | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skyward HRMS

  • Previously we had multiple systems for licensed and unlicensed staff, Skyward brings it all together creating a same experience for all users
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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