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RECRUIT Standalone
$95 /month
Essentials
$4.95 per employee / per month
 
RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135 /month
Advantage
$8.95 per employee / per month
 
ONBOARD Standalone
$95 /month
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
8.9
(Based on 247 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 340 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 611 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
8.9
(Based on 251 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 343 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 624 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.7
(Based on 152 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 140 reviews)
7.2
(Based on 119 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
8.9
(Based on 157 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 139 reviews)
7.6
(Based on 120 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
8.9
(Based on 224 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 253 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 443 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
9.2
(Based on 153 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 139 reviews)
8.0
(Based on 112 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
8.9
(Based on 251 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 334 reviews)
8.0
(Based on 615 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.4%
28.6%
4.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
78.2%
67.3%
16.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
8.4%
4.1%
79.1%
 
Individual & Family Services
17.5%
Computer Software
18.8%
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
14.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.2%
Internet
10.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.7%
Internet
10.6%
Computer Software
7.8%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
Marketing and Advertising
4.7%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
 
Staffing and Recruiting
4.6%
Hospital & Health Care
2.9%
Higher Education
6.1%
 
Other
51.4%
Other
50.7%
Other
59.1%
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...

Leslie C.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

I like the usability of Bamboo, and the simple design that makes ESS so simple for our employees. I also LOVE the simplicity of the app. there's an app for everything these days, and so often they are not useful. Our employees are always using their phones,...

Indira G.
Administrator in Banking

1)Workday is built for technology of the 21 st century. For example, they have a "mobile first" strategy, meaning they build software for the mobile platform and retrofit to the traditional computers. 2)The UI is fairly intuitive to the employees. 3) It...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sara V.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

the amount of hiring manager access. loses the connection between recruiter and candidates (could be a configuration fix)

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 Hospital & Health Care

It is difficult to hire or transfer someone in Workday. So many details of esoteric numbers that have to be exact or the process will not go through properly. Workday requires people to approve every little thing...and in some cases the same transaction...

 
 

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