HR Services

BambooHR
BambooHR

BambooHR has emerged as a power player in this category. The service covers the full range of HR needs—applicant tracking, onboarding, benefits administration, reporting, employee records, PTO, performance management, payroll services and more.

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What sets it apart

  • Applicant tracking: Includes a tool for managing job-seekers
  • Employee self-onboarding: Employees can enter and manage their info online
  • Robust data management: Easy-to-use online directory for accessing data and forms
  • Flexible pricing: Per-employee costs go down for businesses above a certain size
  • All-in-one HR: Provides quality software across all HR subcategories

Pricing

  • $7/month

    per employee with a minimum monthly cost of $99 (Get a custom quote or sign up for a free trial.)

Overview

The Utah-based BambooHR was founded in 2008 and is geared towards small- to mid-sized businesses that have outgrown using spreadsheets to manage employee information. It has a variety of high-profile clients and strives to be a truly all-in-one HR solution with quick setup and an open API for simple third-party integrations.

BambooHR is not the cheapest in its class—it has a monthly minimum of $99 and per-employee costs start at around $7/month—but it strives to meet the needs of growing companies where HRM is an essential component. Unlike some competitors, BambooHR offers robust tools for tracking job applications, performance reviews and benefits administration. Interestingly, it doesn’t handle payroll or time-tracking, but its open API (application program interface) makes it easy to integrate with third-party apps that do handle these. It’s a good but costlier choice for businesses with an eye on growth.

Offerings

  • Access your account from anywhere with a mobile app for both iOS and Android
  • Self-service portal: Employees can access and update their data, which makes self-onboarding simple and time-saving
  • All-in-one-HR: - Covers a broad range of HR concerns: hiring, onboarding, performance reviews, applicant tracking, benefits administration, etc.
  • Robust HR reports: A wide selection of reports, from employee data to benefits info
  • Seamless integration: Integrates easily with a variety of third-party tools
  • Big-company functionality for small businesses: Tools for job applicant tracking and performance reviews, which are typically only available to larger companies
  • A cost structure for growing businesses, with per-employee costs that go down as the number of your employees grows
  • Free customer support in the form of live chat via phone or email, as well as access to a library of free videos, tutorials, trainings and white papers