CakeHR Review - why 4.5 stars?

CakeHR Review
ITQlick Score: 86/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 3/10 - low cost
Category: Recruitment -> CakeHR
Ranking:Ranked 14 out of 126 Recruitment systems
Company: CakeHR
Pricing: starts at $5.50 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: CakeHR pricing, CakeHR alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 17, 2022

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What is CakeHR and its features?

CakeHR is a web based HR management solution designed for small and medium businesses. It offers such capabilities as absence management, employee scheduling, overtime tracking, and others. The software was designed and launched by Mosties! Ltd headquartered in the United Kingdom.


What is CakeHR rating?

The rating of CakeHR is 4.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 86 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses CakeHR?

The software is a most suitable product for small and medium businesses without any restriction on industrial affiliation. It can be used by such major industries as retail and wholesale, financial services, healthcare and hospitality, and others. Some notable clients of the software include BTG Group, Music Matter Group, Lattlelecom, and others.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, CakeHR makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is CakeHR cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access CakeHR on your mobile/smart phone.

Is CakeHR the best Recruitment system?

CakeHR is ranked 14 out of 126 software in their category (Recruitment systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers separate account for each employee from where he or she can request time off. The requests are then automatically sent to managers for approval. It generates email notifications in case of approval or rejection of time-off requests.

CakeHR features custom dashboard which details daily, weekly, and monthly absence plans and core stats. Employees also have access to a shared time-off calendar where they can check the availability of their co-workers. Other important capabilities include employee time clock, calendar management, overtime tracking, self-service portal, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to CakeHR: Oracle Taleo, BirdDog Recruitment & Applicant Tracking, COMPAS for Staffing, Front Rush, ApplicantStack Recruit, SmashFly, Zoho Recruit, PCRecruiter, GoHire, Mindscope Staffing and Recruitment. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of CakeHR?

The cost of license starts at $5.50 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for CakeHR. You can also find here pricing information from CakeHR's website.

What should you ask CakeHR during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with CakeHR and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching CakeHR in action.

List of categories

Attendance Tracking
Employee Engagement
Employee Scheduling
Employee Onboarding
HR Analytics
HR Department
Workforce Management
Scheduling
Time Tracking

List of features

Business performance management
Automated Scheduling
Employee Database
Employee Scheduling
Online Timesheets
Sick Leave Tracking
Scheduling
Absence Management
Employee Time Clock
Overtime Tracking

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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.