BambooHR Vs Zenefits (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - BambooHR or Zenefits?

BambooHR is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Zenefits, BambooHR is rated higher (97/100) than Zenefits (93/100). BambooHR offers more features (11) to their users than Zenefits (10).

Looking for the right Human Resources solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How BambooHR compares with Zenefits ?

BambooHR: We're a group of hard-working and fun-loving people who are passionate about building great web-based software. Members of our team have worked for small successful companies, as well as publicly-held giants like Disney, Intuit, Intel, Novell, Omniture (an Adobe company), and HP. We're working hard to create tools that make our customers' ...

Zenefits : Zenefits is redefining the way companies manage their mission critical HR systems, like payroll and benefits. A customer-centric company, we’re chock full of awesome people who are passionate about our product and the 5,000+ employees who use it.

Who's more expensive? BambooHR or Zenefits?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Human Resources software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for BambooHR and Zenefits.

BambooHR price starts at $6 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 BambooHR is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Human Resources software. Zenefits price starts at $8 per employee/month , when comparing Zenefits to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line: BambooHR cost is around the same cost of Zenefits.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared BambooHR Vs. Zenefits based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. BambooHR: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Software Customization, Timesheet, Applicant Tracking, Document Management. Zenefits: Benefits Administration, Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record.

Target customer size

BambooHR offers its intuitive online HR software to medium and small businesses. Zenefits is perfect for small and mid-sized companies that are looking for a complete HR solution.

BambooHR

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $6 per user/month

BambooHR is an integrated, cloud-hosted human resource software solution built to serve small, medium and large enterprises. The platform is a comprehensive suite of HR functionalities that include applicant tr...

Categories: Human Resources, Applicant Sources & Marketplace, Applicant Tracking, Benefits Administration.

Zenefits

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $8 per employee/month

Zenefits is a human resource management software that offers benefits administration, payroll management and compliance features in one single solution. If you are already using benefits or payroll software, yo...

Categories: Self-Service Portal, Product Lifecycle Management, Human Resources, Applicant Tracking, Attendance Tracking.

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BambooHR: 11 Features

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Software Customization
Timesheet
Applicant Tracking
Document Management
Email Integration
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management

Zenefits: 10 Features

Benefits Administration
Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Software Customization
Timesheet
Absence Management
Employee Time Clock
FMLA Tracking
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), 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)
Functionality score
Software review
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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
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Zenefits
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$8 per employee/month
Functionality
31
Kronos
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
Namely
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
Review
Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
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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.