Hubstaff - Top 4 Alternatives (Mar 2022)

Hubstaff Review
ITQlick Score: 94/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Employee Management -> Hubstaff -> Hubstaff competitors
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 18 Employee Management systems
Company: Hubstaff
Pricing: starts at $7 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Cloud
Links: Hubstaff review, Hubstaff alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 09, 2022

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Hubstaff faces competition from software brands like Timely, Timely, ActivTrak, and Toggl Track in the time tracking and employee management category. Hubstaff is compared to its top alternatives in the following aspects:
  • Cost: Hubstaff pricing starts at $7 per user per month, and a free plan is available. In comparison, Time Doctor pricing starts at $7, ActivTrak pricing begins at $9, Toggl Track at $9, and Timely pricing is pegged at $8. Each pricing schedule follows a user-based model, while ActivTrak and Toggl Track have free plans.
  • Popularity: Hubstaff was founded in 2012 and caters to over 40,000 customers globally. In comparison, over 9,000 customers use ActivTrak, Toggl Track has an estimated 70,000 customers, Time Doctor serves over 140,000 businesses, and Timely is trusted by over 5,000 businesses globally.
  • Functionality: Hubstaff has the typical functionalities of employee management software including employee activity monitoring and time tracking. Hubstaff does not have the employee email monitoring feature which ActivTrak and Timely have. Hubstaff has the keystroke recording feature which ActivTrak and Toggl Track do not have.
  • Scalability: Hubstaff is scalable for small and large-scale operations alike, and so also are its top competitors.
  • Customers/Industries: Hubstaff serves remote and service teams signed on to businesses across industries like software development, accounting, e-commerce, construction, etc, and also single-person freelancers. In comparison, Toggl Track and other top competitors of Hubstaff target similar customers across various industries.
  • Support: Clients that use Hubstaff can access support through the following channels: knowledge base, FAQ section, live chat, and email support. In comparison, Time Doctor has the phone support channel available, which Hubstaff does not offer. Timely and Toggl Track ask do not have phone support like Hubstaff.
  • Cloud/On-premise: Hubstaff is a cloud-based and on-premise software solution. In comparison, all top alternatives of Hubstaff are entirely cloud-based software.

Hubstaff alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Hubstaff that are worth checking out: ActivTrak for SMBs, PeopleDoc ­- HR Service Delivery for large size business, WebWork Time Tracker for growing companies, and

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Hubstaff
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
21
Best for SMBs
ActivTrak
ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$9 per user/month
Functionality
3
Best for Enterprise
PeopleDo...
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$0.01 per license
Functionality
8
Growing
WebWork
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
75/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$3 per user/month
Functionality
4

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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.