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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Human Resource Management

    5.6

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    56%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Employee demographic data

    2.0
    20%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employment history

    7.0
    70%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job profiles and administration

    4.0
    40%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

    7.0
    70%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Organizational charting

    6.0
    60%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Organization and location management

    7.0
    70%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

    6.0
    60%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Payroll Management

    6.0

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    60%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Pay calculation

    9.0
    90%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for external payroll vendors

    5.0
    50%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

    4.0
    40%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Benefit plan administration

    6.0
    60%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Direct deposit files

    8.0
    80%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Salary revision and increment management

    4.0
    40%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reimbursement management

    6.0
    60%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Leave and Attendance Management

    4.7

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    47%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Approval workflow

    5.0
    50%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Balance details

    5.0
    50%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Annual carry-forward and encashment

    4.0
    40%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employee Self Service

    5.8

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    58%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 5/5 features

    View and generate pay and benefit information

    6.0
    60%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Update personal information

    7.0
    70%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    View company policy documentation

    4.0
    40%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employee recognition

    7.0
    70%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    View job history

    5.0
    50%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Asset Management

    3.0

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    30%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Tracking of all physical assets

    3.0
    30%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    HR Reporting

    5.0

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    50%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Report builder

    5.0
    50%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Pre-built reports

    4.0
    40%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ability to combine HR data with external data

    6.0
    60%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Onboarding

    6.5

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    65%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 2/2 features

    New hire portal

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    6.0
    60%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    7.0

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    70%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Corporate goal setting

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    4.0
    40%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance Management

    7.4

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    74%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Performance plans

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review reminders

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    5.0
    50%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    5.8

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    58%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Create succession plans/pools

    6.0
    60%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate search

    4.0
    40%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate development

    5.0
    50%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    6.1

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    61%

    Sapling HR

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SAP Core HR and Payroll ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Job Requisition Management

    5.0
    50%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    6.0
    60%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    4.0
    40%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Sapling HR is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.0

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    70%
    4 Ratings
    7.2

    Sapling HR

    72%
    6 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Sapling HR

    100%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8

    Sapling HR

    78%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0

    Sapling HR

    70%
    4 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Sapling HR

    90%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    SAP

    SAP HR can be well suited for global companies with operations in multiple countries. The Payroll module needs to be limited to one instance per country, otherwise trying to maintain multiple countries on the same instance is too complicated. I would not recommend using SAP HR and Payroll for smaller companies because the total cost of ownership and the lack of flexibility will make it unfeasible. There are many cloud-based options now a days available that would fit better for this type of scenario.
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    Sapling

    It's a good space to have a high level overview of the organization (especially Org view). Places for improvement include extra levels of complexity when you need to click on the person and you are navigated to the pop-up that is hard to use and only one pop up can be used at a time. I wish there wasn't so much of clicking in and clicking out.
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    Pros

    SAP

    • It’s easy to use
    • The layout is organized
    • It is reliable
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    Sapling

    • Very customizable. Very easy to create new workflows and tasks to meet the unique needs of your organization.
    • The system is easy to navigate, so minimal training is needed for users.
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    Cons

    SAP

    • The interface and graphic look and feel are not very modern.
    • Provide more intuitive and easier screens and functionality - Too many scroll bars.
    • Make messages back to users more descriptive.
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    Sapling

    • Deeper data management/review - dashboard experience could be better and deeper
    • Ability to drill into reports within the tool- right now it takes you out to a sheet to view
    • Org planning/org chart sharing
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    Pricing Details

    SAP Core HR and Payroll

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    SAP Core HR and Payroll editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Sapling HR

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Sapling HR editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Likelihood to Renew

        SAP

        No answers on this topic

        Sapling

        It is hard to rip out and replace systems and Sapling is doing what we need
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        Usability

        SAP

        No answers on this topic

        Sapling

        To use this system you need to buy several add-ons. If add-ons do not fit your business model you will have to access platforms from different companies. The system is not easy to use for onboarding. Candidates cannot change and update settings. To use the system a person must click in the correct spots. If not it leads you someplace else. Then you have to start clicking all over again.
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        Support Rating

        SAP

        No answers on this topic

        Sapling

        Sapling HR helps my HR team keep track of our personal information like contact information or t-shirt sizes (who doesn't like free shirts), as well as helping new hires onboard. I think it's super simple to use and keeps everything pretty nicely organized.
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        Implementation Rating

        SAP

        No answers on this topic

        Sapling

        If you have someone internally that can run it that definitely helps!
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        Alternatives Considered

        SAP

        SAP is very intuitive to use and allows us to achieve our goals.
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        Sapling

        Sapling [HR] was our first and only HR automation platform. We ran a trial campaign with them and did not compare them to other vendors.
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        Return on Investment

        SAP

        • SAP HR is suited for large companies with a sufficient budget. Small budgets will not be able to cover the expensive licensing, technical personnel and consultants required of an SAP installation.
        • In regards to the total cost of ownership, my ROI experience has been that by replacing SAP HR modules with cloud solutions we have been able to reduce the cost up to 60% while modernizing our systems and improving the employee experience.
        • I would encourage decision makers to look for cloud-based alternatives with a robust system integration, before believing that supporting every area of HR with a single SAP installation is a good long-term strategy. Having SAP HR as the core integrated to best-in-class cloud-based systems is a very valid and effective system strategy.
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        Sapling

        • We were able to get the system implemented very quickly, which was of great importance to us as we were undergoing rapid growth.
        • The system has helped us keep and stay organized and allowed team members to work collaboratively to get tasks done. Many of these tasks were previously managed with various spreadsheets and other trackers that were quickly becoming unmanageable.
        • Sapling has greatly decreased the time we needed to onboard and employee and has prevented many errors.
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