SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors

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What is SAP SuccessFactors?

SAP SuccessFactors is a suite of HR/HCM products covering these capability areas: core HR and payroll, recruiting and onboarding, learning and development, performance and compensation management, workforce analytics and planning, and employee experience management.
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SAP SuccessFactors

10 out of 10
November 17, 2022
I have been using the product in my last three companies. Now I use it almost daily while following various learning paths, registering …
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How SAP SuccessFactors Differs From Its Competitors

SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

These standards have not had a huge negative impact on our firm. It has been a pretty easy process to work with them, and we don't require a lot of customization. However, I do think that organizations that need more customization and country-specific tools would be able to do what they need to do …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

That's true, SAP has a global reach, and almost all verticals of business and domains consume SAP and its services. They heavily invest in uplifting their reach, support, compliance, and operation ability across the horizons. Among various sanctions that we see these days, no impact can be …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

Indeed SAP SuccessFactors has good compliance tools, such as activity tracking, which makes it easier for a big team always to be sure of the activities that are taken within the system. As a user and not administrator, this is all that I have had contact with, and I don't know about the impacts …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

We implemented SuccessFactors globally in our organization, it helped to manage compliance efficiently with the same process globally. in the past, all regions had multiple solutions, and it is a huge cost.
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

SAP’s global compliance standards and localization ability are very good. We never faced any critical issues regarding compliance or policy while using the software. Also, the localization features were good, and seeing the difference between various markets and industries, has allowed great …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

This will reduce the effort of managing various compliance standards. With the introduction of SuccessFactors modules, we are excited to be replacing existing manual, admin-heavy processes, with a much improved and consistent approach to the way in which we recruit and onboard our new employees, …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

SuccessFactors is suitable for large organizations with packages with many features. With full integration and additional add-ons, or some sort of custom product, it makes sense.It also works as his HRIS system for a large company. It supports various payroll systems and job boards. It has the …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

Setting up business rules is flexible and easy to manage. Even as a business analyst one can find his way into this part. Despite the general positive experience, sometimes business rules do not function on specific objects. It is also possible to assign certain logic to specific permission …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

We require our users to complete training that meets specific compliance regulations but also to achieve certification on hardware or software that is part of their assigned duties. With our users scattered across the country the ability to have a standardized GUI and training access is one of the …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

We are a global company and have had to build certain rules or workflows different for certain countries and were able to do with the flexibility within SAP SuccessFactors.
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

SAP is the backbone system for medium to large businesses. This has been accept for customers around the globe. From recruiting to operation in corporate processes. SAP has play a great role in our businesses. Each countries might need their localization and SAP could answer this need which make …
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

To be honest, I have nothing to say about the global compliance standards this software follows; however, what I would say is the greatness in what SAP SuccessFactors is doing as we had no problem regarding the Global Compliance standard matters.
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SAP SuccessFactors Globalization

We already used DRTM to configure exactly how intended the Recruiting Data retention tool but still miss the remaining configuration. So far we were able to implement any configuration that was required.
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  • Individual goal setting (148)
  • Employment history (147)
  • Organizational charting (154)
  • Performance plans (155)

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Starting price (does not include set up fee)

  • $85 per year Up to 100 Employees
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Features Scorecard

Human Resource Management


Payroll Management


Leave and Attendance Management


Employee Self Service


Asset Management


HR Reporting




Performance and Goals


Performance Management


Succession Planning


Recruiting / ATS

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Product Details

What is SAP SuccessFactors?

SAP SuccessFactors solutions are changing work for good – strengthening the connection between HR and business operations to help organizations create a sustainable workforce and profitable business. By spanning core HR/payroll, talent management, HR analytics/workforce planning, and individualized employee experiences, SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) suite helps both employees and companies be their best.

The SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) suite covers:
  • Employee Experience Management
  • Core HR and Payroll
  • Talent Management
  • HR Analytics and Workforce Planning

SAP SuccessFactors Features

Human Resource Management Features

  • Supported: Employee demographic data
  • Supported: Employment history
  • Supported: Job profiles and administration
  • Supported: Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
  • Supported: Benefits information
  • Supported: Organizational charting
  • Supported: Organization and location management
  • Supported: Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

Payroll Management Features

  • Supported: Pay calculation
  • Supported: Support for external payroll vendors
  • Supported: Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
  • Supported: Payroll history for each employee
  • Supported: Benefit plan administration
  • Supported: Direct deposit files
  • Supported: Payroll tracking and auditing
  • Supported: Salary revision and increment management
  • Supported: Reimbursement management
  • Supported: Statutory form management

Leave and Attendance Management Features

  • Supported: Approval workflow
  • Supported: Email notifications
  • Supported: Balance details
  • Supported: Travel absence management
  • Supported: Annual carry-forward and encashment

Employee Self Service Features

  • Supported: Employee login
  • Supported: View and generate pay and benefit information
  • Supported: Update personal information
  • Supported: Request time off
  • Supported: View job history
  • Supported: View company policy documentation
  • Supported: View company news and information
  • Supported: Employee recognition

HR Reporting Features

  • Supported: Report builder
  • Supported: Pre-built reports
  • Supported: Ability to combine HR data with external data

Integration with other HR capabilities Features

  • Supported: Additional HR capabilities (talent management, LMS, etc.) supplied by same vendor
  • Supported: Additional HR capabilities (talent management, LMS, etc.) supplied by different vendor

Performance Management Features

  • Supported: Performance plans
  • Supported: Performance improvement plans
  • Supported: Review status tracking
  • Supported: Review reminders
  • Supported: Multiple review frequency

Succession Planning Features

  • Supported: Create succession plans/pools
  • Supported: Candidate ranking
  • Supported: Candidate search
  • Supported: Candidate development

Onboarding Features

  • Supported: New hire portal
  • Supported: Manager tracking tools

Performance and Goals Features

  • Supported: Corporate goal setting
  • Supported: Individual goal setting
  • Supported: Line-of sight-visibility
  • Supported: Performance tracking

Recruiting / ATS Features

  • Supported: Job Requisition Management
  • Supported: Company Website Posting
  • Supported: Publish to Social Media
  • Supported: Job Search Site Posting
  • Supported: Duplicate Candidate Prevention
  • Supported: Applicant Tracking
  • Supported: Notifications and Alerts

Additional Features

  • Supported: Experience-first approach designed for the individual
  • Supported: Strong partner ecosystem and extensible platform with complementary apps
  • Supported: Guided workflows allowing best practices to be melded with integrations to other systems
  • Supported: Global solutions and embedded localizations
  • Supported: Robust technology for core HR, payroll, talent acquisition, learning, talent management, and people analytics

SAP SuccessFactors Screenshots

Screenshot of Be able to provide informal and collaborative learning through SAP SuccessFactors LearningScreenshot of A modern LMS experience puts innovative learning opportunities at the center of your business operations and goals.Screenshot of Learning dashboard and metrics in SAP SuccessFactors Learning.Screenshot of SAP SuccessFactors Opportunity Marketplace.Screenshot of Information on employee requests, evaluations, and performance in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.

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SAP SuccessFactors Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android

Frequently Asked Questions

SAP SuccessFactors is a suite of HR/HCM products covering these capability areas: core HR and payroll, recruiting and onboarding, learning and development, performance and compensation management, workforce analytics and planning, and employee experience management.

SAP SuccessFactors starts at $85.

Workday Human Capital Management, Oracle Cloud HCM, and Cornerstone OnDemand are common alternatives for SAP SuccessFactors.

Reviewers rate Reimbursement management highest, with a score of 8.6.

The most common users of SAP SuccessFactors are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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