Compare ApplicantStack, BambooHR, and Zenefits

Pricing

 
RECRUIT Standalone
$95
/month
Essentials
$4.95
per employee / per month
Premium
Contact Zenefits
 
RECRUIT & ONBOARD Bundled (MOST POPULAR PLAN)
$135
/month
Advantage
$8.95
per employee / per month
Free
$0
 
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
Zenefits
Premium
Contact Zenefits
Free
$0
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.9
8.7
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
9.1
8.8
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
8.7
8.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
9.0
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
8.5
7.7
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.1
8.8
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.6
8.4
7.4
Meets Requirements
ApplicantStack
8.9
BambooHR
8.7
Zenefits
8.3
Ease of Use
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.1
Zenefits
8.8
Ease of Setup
ApplicantStack
8.4
BambooHR
8.7
Zenefits
8.3
Ease of Admin
ApplicantStack
8.8
BambooHR
9.0
Zenefits
8.5
Quality of Support
ApplicantStack
8.7
BambooHR
8.5
Zenefits
7.7
Ease of Doing Business With
ApplicantStack
9.1
BambooHR
8.8
Zenefits
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
ApplicantStack
8.6
BambooHR
8.4
Zenefits
7.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
18.1%
27.2%
58.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
72.2%
65.8%
39.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
9.6%
7.0%
2.1%
ApplicantStack
Small-Business
18.1%
Mid-Market
72.2%
Enterprise
9.6%
BambooHR
Small-Business
27.2%
Mid-Market
65.8%
Enterprise
7.0%
Zenefits
Small-Business
58.1%
Mid-Market
39.7%
Enterprise
2.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Hospital & Health Care
21.2%
Computer Software
16.7%
Computer Software
14.1%
 
Individual & Family Services
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.2%
Information Technology and Services
9.4%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.8%
Internet
8.3%
Internet
7.3%
 
Health, Wellness and Fitness
6.0%
Marketing and Advertising
5.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
Financial Services
3.9%
Marketing and Advertising
4.3%
 
Other
51.8%
Other
53.9%
Other
59.0%
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%
Zenefits
Computer Software
14.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.4%
Internet
7.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.0%
Marketing and Advertising
4.3%
Other
59.0%

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...

Darren S.
Administrator in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

The self service functionality! The intuitive interface is very easy to learn from the administrative side. It is also very easy to deploy to computer savvy users and those that are learning. The BambooHR development team listens and sometimes it seems the...

Brittany L.
Administrator in Internet

Our company wanted to move to a system that was automated, integrated and efficient so we moved on to Zenefits. Zenefits customer service has been absolutely fantastic during the implementation process. Our company just moved out of implementation and our...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Pharmaceuticals

Lack of call in support Lack of unified candidate profile so you have to read through every application to see the history with the company No ability to opt in to a talent community No ability to submit a resume for future openings New interface...

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...

User in Writing and Editing

When I was living abroad, Zenefits wouldn't allow me to put in an address that wasn't in the U.S. I had to use a family address after troubleshooting for a long time.

 
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 Pharmaceuticals

Lack of call in support Lack of unified candidate profile so you have to read through every application to see the history with the company No ability to opt in to a talent community No ability to submit a resume for future openings New interface...

BambooHR
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Darren S.
Administrator in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

The self service functionality! The intuitive interface is very easy to learn from the administrative side. It is also very easy to deploy to computer savvy users and those that are learning. The BambooHR development team listens and sometimes it seems the...

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...

Zenefits
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Brittany L.
Administrator in Internet

Our company wanted to move to a system that was automated, integrated and efficient so we moved on to Zenefits. Zenefits customer service has been absolutely fantastic during the implementation process. Our company just moved out of implementation and our...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Writing and Editing

When I was living abroad, Zenefits wouldn't allow me to put in an address that wasn't in the U.S. I had to use a family address after troubleshooting for a long time.

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Videos

 

Find out why over 2500+ customers choose ApplicantStack for their applicant tracking system.

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HR for the new world of work.
Employees, HR pros, brokers, carriers and everyone in between – for all the tools you need and use, you've found your partner. Try the People Platform from Zenefits today!

ApplicantStack

Find out why over 2500+ customers choose ApplicantStack for their applicant tracking system.

BambooHR

Videos show customer reviews and a day in the life of using BambooHR software.

Zenefits

HR for the new world of work.
Employees, HR pros, brokers, carriers and everyone in between – for all the tools you need and use, you've found your partner. Try the People Platform from Zenefits today!

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