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4.4
Based on 262 reviews
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4.3
Based on 365 reviews
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Zenefits
Zenefits
4.0
Based on 211 reviews
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$95 /month
Essentials
$4.95 per employee / per month
Premium
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RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135 /month
Advantage
$8.95 per employee / per month
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$0
 
ONBOARD Standalone
$95 /month
 
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8.9
(Based on 246 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 334 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 201 reviews)
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8.9
(Based on 250 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 337 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 204 reviews)
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8.7
(Based on 151 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 138 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 115 reviews)
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8.9
(Based on 156 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 137 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 119 reviews)
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8.9
(Based on 223 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 248 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 164 reviews)
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9.2
(Based on 152 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 137 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 115 reviews)
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8.9
(Based on 250 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 328 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 200 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.5%
28.5%
59.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
78.1%
67.3%
38.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
8.5%
4.2%
1.4%
 
Individual & Family Services
17.6%
Computer Software
19.0%
Computer Software
13.9%
 
Hospital & Health Care
14.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.2%
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.7%
Internet
10.7%
Internet
8.7%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.3%
Marketing and Advertising
4.8%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
 
Staffing and Recruiting
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
3.0%
Staffing and Recruiting
4.5%
 
Other
51.5%
Other
50.4%
Other
56.8%
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,...

G2 Crowd User in Hospital & Health Care

The fact that everything I need for the candidate can be uploaded into Zenefits. It is also very user friendly. It stores a lot of the paperwork I need which reduces the paper clutter and lost information.

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...

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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