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Amazing product!

10 out of 10
March 10, 2020
Since it has a Leave Management feature, most of us benefited from that one. Also it easy to use. Calamari turned out to be a great …
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Leave Mgmt

Starting at 10

per month

Clock In/Clock Out

Starting at 20

per month

Leave Mgmt + Clock In/Clock Out

Starting at 30

per month

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Product Details

What is Calamari?

Calamari is an agile, modern and innovative people management tool for small and medium businesses. Calamari aims to help companies increase their efficiency of people management, around issues like working remotely, planning time off, business trips, and being late to work.

Currently, Calamari has two modules:
- Calamari Leave
- Calamari Clockin

According to the vendor, these are the top 5 reasons customers use Calamari:
  • Provides team availability at a glance
  • Allows users to request, approve or reject time off
  • Sends the right notifications at the right time
  • Syncs with Google calendar
  • Supports remote work and remote teams
A free trial is available on the vendor's website.

Calamari Features

  • Supported: Absence management
  • Supported: Time tracking
  • Supported: Remote work
  • Supported: Slack integration
  • Supported: Google apps calendar

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Calamari makes leave and attendance management easier. You can plan & track vacation, paid time off, sickness online. Calamari automates flow of leave requests and absence entitlement calculations. We provide reports and team availability overviews. More info: Web: http://chr...
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Calamari Customer Size Distribution

Small Businesses (1-50 employees)30%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)40%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)30%

Calamari Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesFrench, English, Polish, Spanish


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What is Calamari?

Calamari is a workforce management software system offered by Chrobrus.

Who uses Calamari?

The most common users of Calamari are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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Noah Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
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We appreciate the download to Excel feature, which allows for deeper dives into trending, pivot tables, and other Excel functions. The available hours and leave reports are comprehensive, and we appreciate the download to Excel feature. Employees and managers will find it simple to use. The application simplifies the process by allowing clock in/out and leave requests. No one needed to come back to us after we trained our managers on how to use the system. Flexible clocking methods include smartphone clocks, QR scans, and browser checks, to name a few. I'd also like to thank the support team for providing excellent back-end support to our managers! Continue your excellent work and service.
  • No one needed to contact us after we trained our managers on how to use the system. Smartphone watches, QR scans, and browser tests are just a few of the many watch methods available.
  • Our administrators are well-served by our support team.
  • It is overly efficient in terms of completing the activities and objectives set.
  • For current labor issues, we can rely on everything included in the compensation package.
Calamari is constantly striving to account for and provide useful, practical, and simple solutions to its employees that everyone can use without significant inconvenience. Always seeking to be in an active business environment that allows them to manage the various labor policies that exist in each region and company where they work.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
We are using Calamari as our PTO management tool for the entire organization, across all departments. This includes the employee's annual leave allowance, specifying a replacement team member, and stating a leave of absence due to health issues or working remotely from home.
  • Complex rules to define each team member's PTO allowance.
  • Overview of remaining allowance and when it is has been requested for.
  • Easy login options.
  • I would like for the platform to be available in other languages as well. Currently, only a few languages are supported.
  • While the platform is intuitive, the built in tutorials are not the best.
Calamari should work fine for Small to Medium Businesses that want to keep track of their personnel's leave of absence, especially if they have different rules based on location, experience, etc. It also works adequately to allow for PTO to be approved based on a specific org structure (manager, then HR, etc).
March 10, 2020

Amazing product!

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
Since it has a Leave Management feature, most of us benefited from that one. Also it easy to use. Calamari turned out to be a great solution that allowed us to make the process more agreeable and helped both Employees and Team Leaders better plan their work!
  • Leave management feature.
  • Track attendance and work time of employees.
  • Free trial.
  • Lack of a mobile app.
  • A little tricky at first to use.
  • Need HR-friendly features to add.
The very user-friendly interface encourages our team members to use Calamari regularly. The tool is also very simple to use so all in-house communication is strengthened because of that. The Success team writes back within minutes and helps with literally everything so the communication between us/our team and Calamari is great.
Working with my rep is so easy and has been the selling point on this platform. I like that I don't have to think about it much, love the Slack integrations for my team and how easy it was to transition from our old process into Calamari. It's simple, clear, and for a small team, it has everything I need. The customer support team has always responded promptly when I need anything, and we were even able to extend our trial period in the beginning and converted to a paying customer shortly after.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
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We're using Calamari for our whole company. It's a really awesome absence management and time tracking solution, with a lot of additional functions and flexible configuration options. It allows us to plan our vacations effectively, but also track our working hours effortlessly using Beacon technology and the mobile Calamari app. No more cards and manually clocking in. You come into the office, or log in to your desk and your phone with the Calamari app, connect to Beacon, and it clocks you in. It's that easy!
  • Feature rich.
  • Cheap.
  • Professional and helpful support team.
  • Beautiful and clear UI.
  • Would be great to have a team calendar in the mobile app.
  • Give notifications about the end of the working day.
  • Provide a better dashboard for tracking available vacation days in the mobile app.
It's absolutely great for tech companies that are open to new technologies. Clocking in and out is super easy, and you have a lot of options to do it. My favorite two are: automatically clocking in using the mobile app and beacons, and clocking in/out using Slack integration. It's a great tool not only for the HR department, but for team leaders as well. It's easy to manage team member vacation requests and plans.