Saba Cloud vs. Timelabs

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Saba Cloud
Score 8.0 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Saba Cloud is a talent management suite which includes performance management, succession planning, learning management, planning, and recruiting. The vendor intends the cloud-based platform to be highly scalable to enable continuous corporate employee development.N/A
Timelabs
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
Timelabs is a pro-domain HRMS solution that comes with system modules and advanced features helping businesses to manage, track, assess, and empower people to perform with the end-to-end HR management system.N/A
Pricing
Saba CloudTimelabs
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Saba CloudTimelabs
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Saba CloudTimelabs
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
8.2
24 Ratings
Timelabs
7.3
1 Ratings
New hire portal7.011 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Manager tracking tools9.319 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Compliance tracking and reporting8.223 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
9.6
25 Ratings
Timelabs
8.5
1 Ratings
Corporate goal setting9.824 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Subordinate goal setting9.824 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting9.825 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility9.225 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking9.724 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
8.3
27 Ratings
Timelabs
8.2
1 Ratings
Performance plans9.221 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Plan weighting7.014 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager note taking6.915 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans8.918 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Review status tracking9.719 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Rater nomination workflow7.815 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders9.818 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Workflow restrictions6.314 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency7.515 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Reporting9.326 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
8.2
14 Ratings
Timelabs
7.7
1 Ratings
Create succession plans/pools9.813 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Candidate ranking7.512 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Candidate search8.012 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Candidate development7.513 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
8.8
8 Ratings
Timelabs
9.1
1 Ratings
Job Requisition Management8.25 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media8.84 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Customized Application Form8.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Resume Management7.94 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention9.15 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate Search8.85 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking9.45 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Collaboration9.15 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates9.46 Ratings00 Ratings
User Permissions9.15 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts9.17 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Reporting9.48 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
8.9
30 Ratings
Timelabs
-
Ratings
Course authoring7.123 Ratings00 Ratings
Course catalog or library9.130 Ratings00 Ratings
Player/Portal8.527 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning content9.329 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile friendly8.724 Ratings00 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications9.129 Ratings00 Ratings
Assignments9.328 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance management9.130 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning administration9.729 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics9.729 Ratings00 Ratings
Social learning8.721 Ratings00 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.1
1 Ratings
Employee demographic data00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.5
1 Ratings
Pay calculation00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.2
1 Ratings
Approval workflow00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.9
1 Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Employee recognition00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Saba Cloud
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.5
1 Ratings
Report builder00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
User Ratings
Saba CloudTimelabs
Likelihood to Recommend
9.2
(49 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
4.5
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.8
(11 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.4
(24 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
4.5
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Saba CloudTimelabs
Likelihood to Recommend
Cornerstone OnDemand
Our organization uses Saba Cloud primarily to manage all types of learning systems or staff training empirically. In addition, it provides us with a quick test-based follow-up to the trainees. We use Saba Cloud to train our clientele in a professional manner with respect to our worldwide online service. With this tool we are able to enhance the customer experience with the organization. Similarly, our organization uses Saba Cloud to monitor the performance and effectiveness of our employees and customers after having access to all the information provided by the application to subsequently make learning and development reports.
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Timelabs
It's best suited for an organization where you have over 20 employees. Not for a company that has a lower count.
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Pros
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Skills Management - Saba has allowed us to set specific expectations for employees based upon their role, and this has clarified the skill requirements for employees.
  • Goal Management - With Saba, managers can easily create goals aligned up to senior leadership, and then work with their direct reports to create supporting goals.
  • Learning Management - Using Saba's built-in Smart Lists, assigning compliance training is a simple process that used to be a challenge in our former LMS.
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Timelabs
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Cons
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Saba continues to improve their reporting and analytics. While it is much improved over previous versions, it can be improved.
  • Release Notes for system updates need to be delivered to admins farther in advance of the update in order to prepare properly.
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Timelabs
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Likelihood to Renew
Cornerstone OnDemand
Typically customers that acquire a Saba solution rarely move away. There are reasons and "legends" behind this. The investment is significant. Time and money are required to make the engine go smoothly. But once it runs at full capacity, it doesn't stop! Professional Services are extremely competent and able to close implementation gaps quickly.
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Timelabs
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Usability
Cornerstone OnDemand
As someone who creates classes and is also a learning administrator in the system, I have run into some issues with the system's capabilities for my needs. I am not a fan of having to use Adobe Captivate to download a PowerPoint presentation into the system, as my training sessions are much more than a glorified PowerPoint. Our organization has yet to turn on Saba Meetings, which may help with these limitations.
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Timelabs
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Support Rating
Cornerstone OnDemand
For the times that we have used the support provided by Saba, it has been a very pleasurable experience for our department. Part of our package with Saba includes a specified number of hours of "training" time with Saba. During these meetings, we have shared our desires of the product and the support personnel have either shown us how to accomplish our task or they have taken our requests to their developers to look at future enhancements. Overall, very pleased with the support.
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Timelabs
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Implementation Rating
Cornerstone OnDemand
Was not involved with integration.
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Timelabs
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Alternatives Considered
Cornerstone OnDemand
We had extensive reviews with a plan of what we needed and must have out of the system, including custom learning paths and tracking inside our HRIS system to grant permissions and positions based on completed learning certifications and courses. We weighed each option and chose based on the one that met the most of the must-haves.
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Timelabs
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Return on Investment
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • This may seem small but with 90% of our workforce not at our main facility just the fact that since July 1, 2021, we have had over 18,956 compliance-related training completed by our staff. Do the math the ROI is wonderful.
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Timelabs
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