Compare ApplicantStack, BambooHR, and Zenefits

Pricing

 
RECRUIT Standalone
$95
/month
Essentials
$4.95
per employee / per month
Premium
Contact Zenefits
 
RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135
/month
Advantage
$8.95
per employee / per month
Free
$0
 
ONBOARD Standalone
$95
/month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
ApplicantStack
RECRUIT Standalone
$95/month
RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135/month
ONBOARD Standalone
$95/month
Free Trial
BambooHR
Essentials
$4.95per employee / per month
Advantage
$8.95per employee / per month
Free Trial
Zenefits
Premium
Contact Zenefits
Free
$0
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.8
8.7
8.2
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
9.1
8.7
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
8.7
8.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
9.0
8.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
8.4
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.1
8.8
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.6
8.2
7.1
Meets Requirements
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
8.7
Zenefits
8.2
Ease of Use
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.1
Zenefits
8.7
Ease of Setup
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.7
Zenefits
8.3
Ease of Admin
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.0
Zenefits
8.4
Quality of Support
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
8.4
Zenefits
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
8.8
Zenefits
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.2
Zenefits
7.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
18.1%
27.6%
60.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
72.6%
66.8%
38.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
9.3%
5.6%
1.4%
ApplicantStack
Small-Business
18.1%
Mid-Market
72.6%
Enterprise
9.3%
BambooHR
Small-Business
27.6%
Mid-Market
66.8%
Enterprise
5.6%
Zenefits
Small-Business
60.0%
Mid-Market
38.6%
Enterprise
1.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Hospital & Health Care
19.2%
Computer Software
18.3%
Computer Software
13.7%
 
Individual & Family Services
12.1%
Information Technology and Services
11.8%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.2%
Internet
10.3%
Internet
8.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
5.4%
Marketing and Advertising
4.5%
Marketing and Advertising
5.8%
 
Health, Wellness and Fitness
4.7%
Hospital & Health Care
3.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.5%
 
Other
52.4%
Other
51.7%
Other
56.4%
ApplicantStack
Hospital & Health Care
19.2%
Individual & Family Services
12.1%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.2%
Information Technology and Services
5.4%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
4.7%
Other
52.4%
BambooHR
Computer Software
18.3%
Information Technology and Services
11.8%
Internet
10.3%
Marketing and Advertising
4.5%
Hospital & Health Care
3.3%
Other
51.7%
Zenefits
Computer Software
13.7%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
Internet
8.6%
Marketing and Advertising
5.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.5%
Other
56.4%

Reviews

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...

Brittany L.
Administrator in Internet

Our company wanted to move to a system that was automated, integrated and efficient so we moved on to Zenefits. Zenefits customer service has been absolutely fantastic during the implementation process. Our company just moved out of implementation and our...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

Would like for it to be more step by step instructions on use.

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...

Alex F.
Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services

Many services aren't offered in Delaware. We couldn't use them for health insurance or for payroll - 2 of the key reasons we wanted the platform. That being said, we like it enough that we signed up and are waiting for those services to be made available...

 
ApplicantStack
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...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

Would like for it to be more step by step instructions on use.

BambooHR
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

Most Helpful Critical Review
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...

Zenefits
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Brittany L.
Administrator in Internet

Our company wanted to move to a system that was automated, integrated and efficient so we moved on to Zenefits. Zenefits customer service has been absolutely fantastic during the implementation process. Our company just moved out of implementation and our...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Alex F.
Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services

Many services aren't offered in Delaware. We couldn't use them for health insurance or for payroll - 2 of the key reasons we wanted the platform. That being said, we like it enough that we signed up and are waiting for those services to be made available...

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Videos

 

Find out why over 2500+ customers choose ApplicantStack for their applicant tracking system.

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HR for the new world of work.
Employees, HR pros, brokers, carriers and everyone in between – for all the tools you need and use, you've found your partner. Try the People Platform from Zenefits today!

ApplicantStack

Find out why over 2500+ customers choose ApplicantStack for their applicant tracking system.

BambooHR

Videos show customer reviews and a day in the life of using BambooHR software.

Zenefits

HR for the new world of work.
Employees, HR pros, brokers, carriers and everyone in between – for all the tools you need and use, you've found your partner. Try the People Platform from Zenefits today!

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