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Likelihood to Recommend

Rippling

If you are a company with over 50 employees, HR personnel management is a part of your operations that can be streamlined to save time and resources. Rippling is the perfect platform for onboarding/ deboarding employees and systemizing numerous parts of the human resources department.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

I highly recommend SmartRecruiters for all organizations to make job searches and applications smoother and easier. This application is currently well suited for this. I find it easy to search and review the job posting, job description, and criteria. It even shows the direct hiring manager and hiring recruiter. This allows me to send a separate email to either one if I had questions that were not answered directly on the posting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Rippling
8.7
SmartRecruiters
Employee demographic data
Rippling
8.7
SmartRecruiters
Employment history
Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Job profiles and administration
Rippling
8.8
SmartRecruiters
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Rippling
8.3
SmartRecruiters
Organizational charting
Rippling
8.9
SmartRecruiters
Organization and location management
Rippling
8.9
SmartRecruiters
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Rippling
8.8
SmartRecruiters

Payroll Management

Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters
Pay calculation
Rippling
8.7
SmartRecruiters
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Rippling
8.7
SmartRecruiters
Benefit plan administration
Rippling
9.5
SmartRecruiters
Direct deposit files
Rippling
9.5
SmartRecruiters
Salary revision and increment management
Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters
Reimbursement management
Rippling
9.3
SmartRecruiters

Leave and Attendance Management

Rippling
9.2
SmartRecruiters
Approval workflow
Rippling
9.3
SmartRecruiters
Balance details
Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters

Employee Self Service

Rippling
9.0
SmartRecruiters
View and generate pay and benefit information
Rippling
9.2
SmartRecruiters
Update personal information
Rippling
9.6
SmartRecruiters
View company policy documentation
Rippling
8.8
SmartRecruiters
Employee recognition
Rippling
7.9
SmartRecruiters
View job history
Rippling
9.5
SmartRecruiters

Asset Management

Rippling
8.2
SmartRecruiters
Tracking of all physical assets
Rippling
8.2
SmartRecruiters

HR Reporting

Rippling
8.3
SmartRecruiters
Report builder
Rippling
8.3
SmartRecruiters
Pre-built reports
Rippling
8.4
SmartRecruiters
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Rippling
8.3
SmartRecruiters

Onboarding

Rippling
8.9
SmartRecruiters
New hire portal
Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters
Manager tracking tools
Rippling
8.8
SmartRecruiters

Performance and Goals

Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Corporate goal setting
Rippling
8.6
SmartRecruiters
Individual goal setting
Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Line-of sight-visibility
Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Performance tracking
Rippling
8.4
SmartRecruiters

Performance Management

Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Performance plans
Rippling
8.6
SmartRecruiters
Performance improvement plans
Rippling
8.4
SmartRecruiters
Review status tracking
Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Review reminders
Rippling
8.5
SmartRecruiters
Multiple review frequency
Rippling
8.4
SmartRecruiters

Succession Planning

Rippling
8.3
SmartRecruiters
Create succession plans/pools
Rippling
8.2
SmartRecruiters
Candidate ranking
Rippling
8.4
SmartRecruiters
Candidate search
Rippling
8.2
SmartRecruiters
Candidate development
Rippling
8.2
SmartRecruiters

Recruiting / ATS

Rippling
7.9
SmartRecruiters
8.3
Job Requisition Management
Rippling
7.9
SmartRecruiters
8.7
Company Website Posting
Rippling
7.9
SmartRecruiters
9.0
Publish to Social Media
Rippling
7.6
SmartRecruiters
8.5
Job Search Site Posting
Rippling
8.1
SmartRecruiters
8.5
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Rippling
7.9
SmartRecruiters
8.0
Applicant Tracking
Rippling
8.1
SmartRecruiters
8.7
Notifications and Alerts
Rippling
8.0
SmartRecruiters
8.5
Customized Application Form
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
8.8
Resume Management
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
8.4
Candidate Search
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
8.3
Collaboration
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
8.4
Task Creation and Delegation
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
7.7
Email Templates
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
8.0
User Permissions
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
8.4
Reporting
Rippling
SmartRecruiters
6.8

Pros

Rippling

  • Email notifications with links to login and take action
  • Dashboard listing open action items hyperlinked to the modules
  • Multiple routes to get supporting documents like plan summaries and forms
  • Clear display of the information that will be supplied to the plans for checking
  • Comparison of future benefit plan options to current plan selected
Joel Ennis | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

  • Organization - SmartRecruiters is not so busy that I cannot easily tell what I am looking at. Everything is easy to navigate and follow intuitively.
  • Workflow - SmartRecruiters allows me to set up logical connections to automate subsequent fields in job creation. This aids in accuracy of job creation to match our payroll system, plus makes the process of creating a new requisition/ad faster.
  • Approvals - Approvals of job requisitions and offers could not be simpler.
  • Customization - There is very little that cannot be customized and/or branded to fit my organization's needs, including connecting to my other business platforms.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Rippling

  • [The ability to have] any authenticator app can be used for login, not just Google Authenticator.
  • [I would like it if it] included a tutorial or walkthrough of the website for new users.
  • [There is] a few too many emails so far, [I would like the ability to] auto-set task reminders to monthly, not daily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

  • Not having feature of referral data, who has referred
  • Another problem is that in [the] emails section it shows 'company name' field will show as Smartrecruiters vs. the name of our agency that will make confuse to [candidates]
  • Major problem of this is that it does not support api in the free version
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Rippling

Rippling 9.1
Based on 2 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

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 10.0
Based on 14 answers
Our team is currently on a free tier as we only hire a handful of people per year. With that said, I would not switch if the low usage tier was paid. We have several years of data and candidates in the system and they have continued to make the product better. I discovered SR years ago from their community management and customer services efforts, which were outstanding. They care about their users, and they're passionate about making them successful. They've definitely evolved to become more enterprise focused, but the free SmartStart versions still blows away competitors. Plus, they've got some kickass t-shirts
Josh Krakauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Rippling

Rippling 9.5
Based on 155 answers
Rippling has a very user-friendly and intuitive user interface. The system layout is very logical and easy to use. The payday emails are fun and provide useful links to review your paystub. Employee onboarding, maintenance, and offboarding are easy to navigate. Reporting is configurable enough to get what you need.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 9.0
Based on 14 answers
SmartRecruiters is an intuitive tool that our HR recruiters can use without a lot of prior training. It is easy to post jobs to targeted audiences; create advertisements to attract attention; and then keep track of candidates for follow-ups, etc. Overall I would saw SmartRecruiters is very easy to use.
Mark McCully | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Rippling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Rarely is there an issue and if the product is down, it typically is restored quickly.
Joel Zak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Rippling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I have no complaints about performance. The system works virtually flawless.
Joel Zak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Rippling

Rippling 9.0
Based on 134 answers
Any issues that arise are usually resolved within the same day! I only see it from the employee side, but when discussing issues with our HR department, it seems that they're able to address problems and find self-service solutions fairly easily.
Arsenia Marrs | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 8.6
Based on 14 answers
Although we have not had a strong need for support (we have only been using the software for about a year), the few times we've reached out to support, we have had pleasant interactions and fairly quick turnaround time. The support we received in the implementation process was excellent.
Kyle Moninger | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Rippling

No answers on this topic

SmartRecruiters

Quick and easy to learn.
Aaron Fitzgerald | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Rippling

Rippling 9.1
Based on 1 answer
I was not a part of the implementation process.
Jennifer Prince | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 9.1
Based on 3 answers
It really was a painless and easy process to switch to SmartRecruiters.
Joel Zak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Rippling

Bamboo, in all fairness, was another great internal platform that my last company used to track benefits. I [enjoyed] Bamboo, but Rippling is much easier to use, and I like how you can navigate through the platform faster. I also like the added alerts [...] Rippling provides to your email notifying you of when you get paid, any changes made to your account, etc.
Mark Atwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

I've really enjoyed using SmartRecruiters, but these other ATSs that we've checked out offer better reporting features and price points. Over time, we may be transitioning off of SmartRecruiters to one of these ATSs because the price is a set price where SmartRecruiters has employee-based pricing model. Also, these other software products offer better reporting features that would eliminate some of our manual tracking process that we're currently doing.
Michelle Sexton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Rippling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters 9.0
Based on 1 answer
No explanation really, just a great product.
Joel Zak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Rippling

  • Unsure of how much we paid to use Rippling, but I do know we are paying far less for health insurance with better policies
  • Being able to have each employee in the same place for mandatory trainings is easier to keep track of.
  • Always super simple to find my 401k contribution and change when needed
Sarah Goins | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartRecruiters

  • In terms of ROI, SR helped our business greatly in returning precious time to my productivity in business management, as well as my team's, so that we could get back to the main work we were hired for. The SR process did most of the heavy lifting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Rippling

General

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

Rippling Editions & Modules

Edition
Recommended$8.001
  1. starting price per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
For additional pricing details visit: https://www.rippling.com/pricing.

SmartRecruiters

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$1,000

SmartRecruiters Editions & Modules

Edition
CorporateVaries, per FTE1
GlobalVaries, per FTE1
SmartStartFree2
  1. Billed annually
  2. up to 10 active job postings
Additional Pricing Details
The software subscription is determined by the number of full time employees in your company. A one time cost to set up software, including customizations, integrations, data migration and training.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Rippling
9.0
SmartRecruiters
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters
10.0

Usability

Rippling
9.5
SmartRecruiters
9.0

Reliability and Availability

Rippling
SmartRecruiters
9.0

Performance

Rippling
SmartRecruiters
10.0

Support Rating

Rippling
9.0
SmartRecruiters
8.6

Implementation Rating

Rippling
9.1
SmartRecruiters
9.1

Scalability

Rippling
SmartRecruiters
9.0

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