Kronos Workforce Vs HRM Direct (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 13, 2020

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Kronos Workforce

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $6 per user/month

Kronos Workforce Management is a cloud-based comprehensive set of Human Resource and workforce management applications including standard ones like HRMS, Payroll, Time and Attendance, Absence Management to name...

Categories: Applicant Tracking, Attendance Tracking, Benefits Administration, Employee Recognition.

HRM Direct

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

HRM Direct is a cloud-based talent management solution designed for different industries. It offers a number of features that include an onboarding module that handles internal duties, approves offer letters an...

Categories: Human Resources, Applicant Tracking, Travel Management, Employee Recognition, Employee Performance Management.

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Kronos Workforce: 15 Features

Appraisal Performance
Benefits Administration
HR Management
LMS
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
Timesheet
Calculation Approval
Flextime Tracking
Labor Cost Reporting
Multiple Pay Rates
Project Time Tracking
Salaried Time Tracking

HRM Direct: 10 Features

Appraisal Performance
HR Management
LMS
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
Applicant Tracking
Email Notifications
OFCCP Compliance
Social Networking

Bottom Line: Which is Better - Kronos Workforce or HRM Direct?

Kronos Workforce is more expensive to implement (TCO - Total Cost of Ownership) than HRM Direct, HRM Direct is rated higher (99/100) than Kronos Workforce (95/100). Kronos Workforce offers more features (15) to their users than HRM Direct (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 Kronos Incorporated compares with HRM Direct?

Kronos Incorporated: It started off with a simple idea: there had to be an easier way to record employee time transactions. And then one innovation led to another and that idea grew into something we now call workforce management.

HRM Direct: Founded in Boston, MA in 2004, HRM Direct was the first true on-demand Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider in the HR space, and has empowered hundreds of HR & recruiting teams at small- to mid-size businesses to attract, recruit, and onboard the best talent ever since. Now in our 7th consecutive year of double-digit growth, HRM has a mature produ...

Who's more expensive? Kronos Workforce or HRM Direct?

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 Kronos Workforce and HRM Direct.

Kronos Workforce price starts at $6 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Kronos Workforce Central is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Human Resources software. HRM Direct accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 Kronos Workforce Central is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Human Resources software.

Bottom line: Kronos Workforce is more expensive than HRM Direct.

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 Kronos Workforce Vs. HRM Direct based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. Kronos Workforce: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Appraisal Performance, Benefits Administration, HR Management, LMS, Payroll, Performance Record, Recruiting, Software Customization. HRM Direct: Appraisal Performance, HR Management, LMS, Performance Record, Recruiting.

Target customer size

More than thousand companies worldwide, use Kronos workforce management tools everyday to effectively manage their employees. HRM Direct is an excellent fit for HR and other recruiting groups across all industries, whether private or public, especially for retail, manufacturing or hospitality sectors, as well as third party recruiters or agencies.

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Kronos
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality
30
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HRM
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
15
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Kronos
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
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Namely
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
Review
BambooHR
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality
27
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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.