BambooHR - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 29, 2021

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The two main competitors of BambooHR software include Zoho Recruit and Spidergap. Zoho Recruit is a low-cost web-based recruiting solution meant for small to medium businesses while BambooHR is a low cost, cloud-based human resource software that also targets small and medium businesses.

Both BambooHR and Zoho Recruit can be deployed through on-premise and cloud-based solutions. While Zoho Recruit offers Documentation, Webinars, Live Online, and In-Person sessions as means of customer training, BambooHR, on the other hand, offers Documentation, Webinars, and Live Online training. Zoho Recruit is by Zoho software Company but BambooHR is by BambooHR Company.

Spidergap is a cloud-based low cost, feedback assessment platform made for businesses of every size but in comparison, BambooHR is a low cost, cloud-based human resource software that also targets small and medium businesses.

BambooHR offers business hours and online customer support while Spidergap offers Online, Business Hours, and 24/7 (Live Rep) support. Spidergap Company from the UK owns Spidergap software while BambooHR Company in the US owns BambooHR software.

2021's Top BambooHR Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to BambooHR that are worth checking out: Namely for SMBs, Kronos Workforce Ready for large size business, Zenefits for growing companies, and Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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BambooHR
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
27
Best for SMBs
Namely
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
Review
Best for Enterprise
Kronos
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
Growing
Zenefits
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$8 per employee/month
Functionality
31
Free version
Infor
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Has a free version
Functionality
3
Review

1. Namely - Best for SMBs

Namely is an alternative Human Resources software, Namely installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Namely, with a pricing score of 6.8 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Namely is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Namely offers 22 main features). compare head to head: Namely Vs BambooHR

2. Kronos Workforce Ready - Best for Large Business

Kronos Workforce Ready is an alternative Human Resources software, Kronos Workforce Ready installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Kronos Workforce Ready, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Kronos Workforce Ready is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Kronos offers 32 main features). compare head to head: Kronos Workforce Ready Vs BambooHR

3. Zenefits - Best for Growing Companies

Zenefits is an alternative Human Resources software, Zenefits installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Zenefits, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Zenefits is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Zenefits offers 31 main features). compare head to head: Zenefits Vs BambooHR

4. Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite is an alternative Human Resources software, Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite, with a pricing score of 5.6 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite is rated 2.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Infor offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Infor Healthcare Workforce Management Suite Vs BambooHR

5. Workday

Workday is an alternative Human Resources software, Workday installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Workday, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Workday is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Workday offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Workday Vs BambooHR

6. TribeHR

TribeHR is an alternative Human Resources software, TribeHR installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. TribeHR, with a pricing score of 5.6 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

TribeHR is rated 3.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (TribeHR offers 23 main features). compare head to head: TribeHR Vs BambooHR

7. Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos Workforce Central is an alternative Human Resources software, Kronos Workforce Central installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Kronos Workforce Central, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Kronos Workforce Central is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Kronos offers 30 main features). compare head to head: Kronos Workforce Central Vs BambooHR

8. SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors is an alternative Human Resources software, SuccessFactors cloud, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. SuccessFactors, with a pricing score of 7.4 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

SuccessFactors is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SuccessFactors offers 35 main features). compare head to head: SuccessFactors Vs BambooHR

9. Paycor Recruiting

Paycor Recruiting is an alternative Human Resources software, Paycor Recruiting installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Paycor Recruiting is considered same cost to implement ($399 per month) as BambooHR, both with a pricing score of 2.2.

Paycor Recruiting is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Paycor offers 13 main features). compare head to head: Paycor Recruiting Vs BambooHR

10. Epicor HCM

Epicor HCM is an alternative Human Resources software, Epicor HCM installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Epicor HCM, with a pricing score of 10 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Epicor HCM is rated 3.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Epicor offers 26 main features). compare head to head: Epicor HCM Vs BambooHR

11. Vibe HCM

Vibe HCM is an alternative Human Resources software, Vibe HCM installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Vibe HCM, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Vibe HCM is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Vibe offers 28 main features). compare head to head: Vibe HCM Vs BambooHR

12. Dayforce HCM

Dayforce HCM is an alternative Human Resources software, Dayforce HCM installed on-premises or used cloud based, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Dayforce HCM, with a pricing score of 8.6 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Dayforce HCM is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Dayforce offers 15 main features). compare head to head: Dayforce HCM Vs BambooHR

13. Sage HRMS

Sage HRMS is an alternative Human Resources software, Sage HRMS installed on-premises, BambooHR can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Sage HRMS, with a pricing score of 3 is considered more expensive to implement than BambooHR with a score of 2.2.

Sage HRMS is rated 3.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Sage offers 25 main features). compare head to head: Sage HRMS Vs BambooHR

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.