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ApplicantStack
ApplicantStack
4.4
Based on 263 reviews
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BambooHR
4.3
Based on 365 reviews
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Paychex Flex
Paychex Flex
4.0
Based on 595 reviews
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RECRUIT Standalone
$95 /month
Essentials
$4.95 per employee / per month
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RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135 /month
Advantage
$8.95 per employee / per month
 
ONBOARD Standalone
$95 /month
 
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8.9
(Based on 247 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 334 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 530 reviews)
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Ease of UseSee More
8.9
(Based on 251 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 337 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 539 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.7
(Based on 152 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 138 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 364 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
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8.9
(Based on 157 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 137 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 375 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
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8.9
(Based on 224 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 248 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 516 reviews)
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9.2
(Based on 153 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 137 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 377 reviews)
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8.9
(Based on 251 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 328 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 541 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.4%
28.5%
73.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
78.2%
67.3%
24.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
8.4%
4.2%
2.4%
 
Individual & Family Services
17.5%
Computer Software
19.0%
Construction
6.5%
 
Hospital & Health Care
14.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.2%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.7%
Internet
10.7%
Medical Practice
4.7%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
Marketing and Advertising
4.8%
Accounting
4.3%
 
Staffing and Recruiting
4.6%
Hospital & Health Care
3.0%
Information Technology and Services
3.9%
 
Other
51.4%
Other
50.4%
Other
74.5%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Debbi P.
User in Construction

The software itself is great, very flexible and customizable, and easy to use. It packs a punch with minimal cost to our HR budget. My favorite thing about ApplicantStack is their customer service. If I ever need a change done to a template, they are...

Darren S.
Administrator in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

The self service functionality! The intuitive interface is very easy to learn from the administrative side. It is also very easy to deploy to computer savvy users and those that are learning. The BambooHR development team listens and sometimes it seems the...

Jeff L.
Executive Sponsor in Utilities

We have been very happy with the level of service and expertise of the Paychex staff. The web site is easy to navigate and submit payroll information. Keeps things simple.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Matthew G.
Administrator in Hospital & Health Care

A bit tedious userface could be simpler

Ryan V.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

The Payroll system(powered by Execupay) is absolutely terrible. BambooHR & Bamboo Payroll don't sync updates properly, and has cost our company tens of thousands of dollars. It's a constant mess, with no end in sight. We are constanlty auditing, finding...

G2 Crowd User in Non-Profit Organization Management

Paychex Preview cannot handle cross period reporting so if you have a fiscal calendar you are in for a world of hurt. Paychex has an integrated system and their component systems, Preview, HR Online and Time & Labor Online do not talk to each other...

 
 

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