Compare ApplicantStack vs BambooHR

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comparison of ApplicantStack vs. BambooHR
based on data from user reviews. ApplicantStack rates 4.3/5 stars with 529 reviews. BambooHR rates 4.3/5 stars with 463 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
RECRUIT Standalone
$95
/month
Essentials
$4.95
per employee / per month
 
RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135
/month
Advantage
$8.95
per employee / per month
 
ONBOARD Standalone
$95
/month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
ApplicantStack
RECRUIT Standalone
$95/month
RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135/month
ONBOARD Standalone
$95/month
Free Trial
BambooHR
Essentials
$4.95per employee / per month
Advantage
$8.95per employee / per month
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.9
8.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
9.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
9.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.1
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.6
8.4
Meets Requirements
ApplicantStack
8.9
BambooHR
8.7
Ease of Use
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.1
Ease of Setup
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.7
Ease of Admin
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.0
Quality of Support
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.4

Features

Sourcing
Social Sourcing
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.3
Job Posting
ApplicantStack
9.0
BambooHR
8.6
Candidate Sourcing Metrics
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.0
Candidate Search
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.2
Career Page Configuration
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.3
Platform Content
Forms Library
ApplicantStack
9.0
BambooHR
Not enough data available
E-Forms
ApplicantStack
9.0
BambooHR
9.1
E-Signature
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
9.0
Background Checks
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
Not enough data available
Offer Letter Approvals
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
9.0
Offer Letter Templates
ApplicantStack
Not enough data available
BambooHR
8.9
Candidate Management
Dashboards
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.2
Workflow Building
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.6
Hiring Processes Tracking
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
8.7
Scheduling
ApplicantStack
8.2
BambooHR
8.2
Applicant Data Management
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.5
Candidate Evaluations
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.4
Automated Resume Parsing
ApplicantStack
8.0
BambooHR
7.8
Candidate-Facing Statuses
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.1
Platform Additional Functionality
Self-Service Portal
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
9.1
Automated Team Introductions
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
9.0
Compliance Training
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.6
Automated Onboarding Workflows
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
9.0
Onboarding Notifications
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
9.0
Recruiting and Onboarding
Recruiting Marketing
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.3
Sourcing and Candidate Identification
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.3
Job Posting
ApplicantStack
8.9
BambooHR
8.7
Interview and Offer Management
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.7
Applicant Tracking
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
8.6
Onboarding
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
8.9
Platform Data
Time-to-Productivity Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.6
Onboarding Process Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.6
Visualization
ApplicantStack
Not enough data available
BambooHR
9.0
Platform
Customization
ApplicantStack
8.2
BambooHR
8.4
Integration APIs
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.6
Internationalization
ApplicantStack
Not enough data available
BambooHR
8.7
User, Role, and Access Management
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.8
Performance and Reliability
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
9.0
Mobile User Support
ApplicantStack
7.7
BambooHR
8.1
Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.0
BambooHR
8.5
Dashboards
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
18.1%
27.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
72.2%
65.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
9.6%
7.0%
ApplicantStack
Small-Business
18.1%
Mid-Market
72.2%
Enterprise
9.6%
BambooHR
Small-Business
27.2%
Mid-Market
65.8%
Enterprise
7.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Hospital & Health Care
21.2%
Computer Software
16.7%
 
Individual & Family Services
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.2%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.8%
Internet
8.3%
 
Health, Wellness and Fitness
6.0%
Marketing and Advertising
5.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
Financial Services
3.9%
 
Other
51.8%
Other
53.9%
ApplicantStack
Hospital & Health Care
21.2%
Individual & Family Services
9.5%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.8%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
6.0%
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
Other
51.8%
BambooHR
Computer Software
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
12.2%
Internet
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
5.0%
Financial Services
3.9%
Other
53.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Debbi P.
User in Construction

The software itself is great, very flexible and customizable, and easy to use. It packs a punch with minimal cost to our HR budget. My favorite thing about ApplicantStack is their customer service. If I ever need a change done to a template, they are...

Leslie C.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

I like the usability of Bamboo, and the simple design that makes ESS so simple for our employees. I also LOVE the simplicity of the app. there's an app for everything these days, and so often they are not useful. Our employees are always using their phones,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Human Resources

Not the most user-friendly, wish it was easier to make updates. Copy and paste for job descriptions doesn't work well, you have to fix the format. Not easy to figure out how to update job statuses.

Ryan V.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

The Payroll system(powered by Execupay) is absolutely terrible. BambooHR & Bamboo Payroll don't sync updates properly, and has cost our company tens of thousands of dollars. It's a constant mess, with no end in sight. We are constanlty auditing, finding...

 
ApplicantStack
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Debbi P.
User in Construction

The software itself is great, very flexible and customizable, and easy to use. It packs a punch with minimal cost to our HR budget. My favorite thing about ApplicantStack is their customer service. If I ever need a change done to a template, they are...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Human Resources

Not the most user-friendly, wish it was easier to make updates. Copy and paste for job descriptions doesn't work well, you have to fix the format. Not easy to figure out how to update job statuses.

BambooHR
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Leslie C.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

I like the usability of Bamboo, and the simple design that makes ESS so simple for our employees. I also LOVE the simplicity of the app. there's an app for everything these days, and so often they are not useful. Our employees are always using their phones,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Ryan V.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

The Payroll system(powered by Execupay) is absolutely terrible. BambooHR & Bamboo Payroll don't sync updates properly, and has cost our company tens of thousands of dollars. It's a constant mess, with no end in sight. We are constanlty auditing, finding...

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