Likelihood to Recommend
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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They need to improve a lot on their development side. The sales and marketing side does well to get clients but the development side is not able to compliment them in the way they represent it in front of the client. They need to work really hard on the UI/UX development side as the interface and experience are lacking a long way back. Other ATS in the market are way better. Vultus would be cheaper but they are nowhere near the competitors already available in the market. We saw a lesser rate and tried it for some time and we needed to switch back to our older ATS. So not a very good or pleasant experience with them but if they update and become a bit better then can have a good chance because they do good marketing. Also as they are cheap so the start-up company might prefer them but would be the first thing to be changed once the company goes into the higher revenue phase. Other than that they did not even have any extra thing, it was just like other ATS, and probably the better ones would be available than Vultus. Let's see how they go ahead and work out the tough competition in the market.
Read full review Pros 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. Read full review Their customer service was good They were always open for new suggestions They were ready to customize in any kind of pattern you want to set Read full review Cons 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 Read full review Their UI is very complex. Their UX is something like, on the first day you would miss your previous ATS. There is no ease of access Many options are for the same result, and reports are very deep inside the scrolls. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
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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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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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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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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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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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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Vultus had no chance to stand against Ceipal or
. Just their promotion and marketing team was good and secondly the customer service or the sales team. They showed us a good picture and gave us many options and also that we can customize it however we want. Also, it was cheaper than the other ones we were using. So we switched but literally after the training and all we started missing the prior ATS from which we switched to Vultus. The experience was not good, to be honest, and that was the reason we switched again from Vultus to Ceipal.
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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.
Read full review Return on Investment 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. Read full review Doesn't want to be specific but we have lost manpower efficiency due to the complex scrolls and options. Database was not updated properly as there were fewer options to put in notes and had many unnecessary options. Reports generation was a big task because the options and scrolls were hard to find and also too many options. Very confusing and as i said many options did the same thing. Read full review