Compare ApplicantStack, BambooHR, and Workday HCM

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
Free Trial Unavailable
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
Workday HCM
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.9
8.7
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
9.1
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
8.7
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
9.0
7.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
8.5
7.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.1
8.8
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.6
8.3
7.9
Meets Requirements
ApplicantStack
8.9
BambooHR
8.7
Workday HCM
8.5
Ease of Use
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.1
Workday HCM
8.2
Ease of Setup
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.7
Workday HCM
6.9
Ease of Admin
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.0
Workday HCM
7.4
Quality of Support
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
8.5
Workday HCM
7.9
Ease of Doing Business With
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
8.8
Workday HCM
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.3
Workday HCM
7.9

Features

Sourcing
Social Sourcing
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.3
Workday HCM
7.2
Job Posting
ApplicantStack
9.0
BambooHR
8.6
Workday HCM
8.1
Candidate Sourcing Metrics
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.0
Workday HCM
7.5
Candidate Search
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.3
Workday HCM
7.4
Career Page Configuration
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.3
Workday HCM
7.1
Platform Content
Forms Library
ApplicantStack
9.0
BambooHR
Not enough data available
Workday HCM
Not enough data available
E-Forms
ApplicantStack
9.0
BambooHR
9.1
Workday HCM
8.3
E-Signature
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.6
Background Checks
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
Not enough data available
Workday HCM
7.9
Offer Letter Approvals
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.9
Workday HCM
8.3
Offer Letter Templates
ApplicantStack
Not enough data available
BambooHR
8.9
Workday HCM
8.1
Candidate Management
Dashboards
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.2
Workday HCM
7.8
Workflow Building
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.5
Workday HCM
7.8
Hiring Processes Tracking
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
8.7
Workday HCM
8.0
Scheduling
ApplicantStack
8.2
BambooHR
8.2
Workday HCM
7.6
Applicant Data Management
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.4
Workday HCM
7.8
Candidate Evaluations
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.4
Workday HCM
7.6
Automated Resume Parsing
ApplicantStack
8.0
BambooHR
7.8
Workday HCM
7.5
Candidate-Facing Statuses
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.1
Workday HCM
7.3
Platform Additional Functionality
Self-Service Portal
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.4
Automated Team Introductions
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
8.9
Workday HCM
7.9
Compliance Training
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.6
Workday HCM
8.0
Automated Onboarding Workflows
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Onboarding Notifications
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.2
Recruiting and Onboarding
Recruiting Marketing
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.3
Workday HCM
7.3
Sourcing and Candidate Identification
ApplicantStack
8.5
BambooHR
8.2
Workday HCM
7.9
Job Posting
ApplicantStack
8.9
BambooHR
8.7
Workday HCM
8.1
Interview and Offer Management
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.7
Workday HCM
7.9
Applicant Tracking
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
8.6
Workday HCM
8.1
Onboarding
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
8.9
Workday HCM
8.3
Platform Data
Time-to-Productivity Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.4
Workday HCM
7.9
Onboarding Process Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.5
Workday HCM
8.2
Visualization
ApplicantStack
Not enough data available
BambooHR
8.9
Workday HCM
8.4
Platform
Customization
ApplicantStack
8.2
BambooHR
8.3
Workday HCM
7.1
Integration APIs
ApplicantStack
8.3
BambooHR
8.5
Workday HCM
7.8
Internationalization
ApplicantStack
Not enough data available
BambooHR
8.7
Workday HCM
7.8
User, Role, and Access Management
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.9
Workday HCM
7.8
Performance and Reliability
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
9.1
Workday HCM
8.4
Mobile User Support
ApplicantStack
7.7
BambooHR
8.1
Workday HCM
7.7
Reporting
ApplicantStack
8.0
BambooHR
8.5
Workday HCM
8.1
Dashboards
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.6
Workday HCM
8.3

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
18.1%
27.3%
5.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
72.2%
66.2%
17.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
9.6%
6.5%
77.9%
ApplicantStack
Small-Business
18.1%
Mid-Market
72.2%
Enterprise
9.6%
BambooHR
Small-Business
27.3%
Mid-Market
66.2%
Enterprise
6.5%
Workday HCM
Small-Business
5.0%
Mid-Market
17.1%
Enterprise
77.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Hospital & Health Care
21.2%
Computer Software
17.0%
Information Technology and Services
10.4%
 
Individual & Family Services
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.3%
Internet
8.9%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.8%
Internet
8.5%
Computer Software
7.9%
 
Health, Wellness and Fitness
6.0%
Marketing and Advertising
4.9%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
Hospital & Health Care
3.6%
Financial Services
5.8%
 
Other
51.8%
Other
53.8%
Other
60.9%
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
17.0%
Information Technology and Services
12.3%
Internet
8.5%
Marketing and Advertising
4.9%
Hospital & Health Care
3.6%
Other
53.8%
Workday HCM
Information Technology and Services
10.4%
Internet
8.9%
Computer Software
7.9%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Financial Services
5.8%
Other
60.9%

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,...

Indira G.
Administrator in Banking

1)Workday is built for technology of the 21 st century. For example, they have a "mobile first" strategy, meaning they build software for the mobile platform and retrofit to the traditional computers. 2)The UI is fairly intuitive to the employees. 3) It...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

The reports accuracy. I often find myself questioning the numbers that come back.

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...

G2 User in Computer Software

I actually don't like the basic principle of the position management setup. It's extremely rigid and a nightmare for the HRIS support team to build and maintain. I feel this system was built solely for the end user in mind versus those that had to...

 
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
G2 User

The reports accuracy. I often find myself questioning the numbers that come back.

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...

Workday HCM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Indira G.
Administrator in Banking

1)Workday is built for technology of the 21 st century. For example, they have a "mobile first" strategy, meaning they build software for the mobile platform and retrofit to the traditional computers. 2)The UI is fairly intuitive to the employees. 3) It...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Computer Software

I actually don't like the basic principle of the position management setup. It's extremely rigid and a nightmare for the HRIS support team to build and maintain. I feel this system was built solely for the end user in mind versus those that had to...

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