About BambooHR

BambooHR offers small and growing companies a human resource information system (HRIS) that includes an applicant tracking system (ATS), time tracking, payroll processing, employee engagement and employee satisfaction tools, automated reminders, and workforce data analytics to manage all aspects of the employee lifecycle. With BambooHR, any HR team or HR department can improve the hiring process, onboard new employees, manage compensation, maintain and analyze employee data, and develop company culture. Using an integrated ATS and onboarding tools, BambooHR streamlines the whole recruiting process from applications to first-day orientation. It also provides customization services, multiple administrator roles, user support, and inactive employee management. BambooHR pricing uses a subscription-based model that depends on the number of employees plus a one-time implementation fee.
What is BambooHR?

BambooHR is an all-in-one HR solution that provides an integrated human resource information system (HRIS) designed to streamline the HR data collection, onboarding, hiring, payroll compensation, and employee management processes.


How do you use BambooHR?

With BambooHR, HR managers can centralize all employee information in one place and manage workforce data using built-in reporting and editing tools. Using Bamboo's integrated applicant tracking system, users track hiring assessments for every candidate, send notifications to candidates at every stage of the process, and collaborate with others on hiring decisions. Users can also gather and track work hours, time-off requests, and paid time off to ensure accurate payroll for every employee.


Who uses BambooHR?

BambooHR is mainly used by HR managers, recruitment teams, and general managers within small and medium-sized businesses.


How much does BambooHR cost?

BambooHR does not share pricing details publicly. Please contact BambooHR for information on starting price and available plans or tiers.


Does BambooHR have an app?

For mobile recruiting and hiring, BambooHR provides a mobile application for iOS and Android devices.


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BambooHR pricing

BambooHR does not have a free version but does offer a free trial.

Starting Price:
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Free trial:
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BambooHR Reviews for UK Users

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.5
Functionality
4.4
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Support
4.5
5 reviews of 1,828 View all reviews
Sarah
  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 04/08/2022

Easy to Use HRIS

I love Bamboo! Very happy with it, and excited to see what the future holds.

Pros

The product is very easy to use. The customer support is incredible. The system is aesthetically pleasing. Bamboo listens to feedback and is always updating and releasing new features based on customer feedback.

Cons

Some features are not the most robust. Time tracking and reporting specifically. Bamboo does not have built-in scheduling. The employee notes feature could be more like applicant notes (replies, attachments, email notifications).

Alternatives Considered

Humanity and Deputy

Switched From

UKG Ready

Reasons for Switching to BambooHR

Ease of use, better customer support, better features.
Ryan
  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
3
Features
3
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
3

4
Reviewed on 14/07/2022

Great HRIS For Start-ups!

I haven't had any negative remarks from employees or managers about BambooHR; I think it excels in almost every category for an HRIS.

Pros

BambooHR has a great user interface, robust integrations, a wonderfully designed time tracking tool, and their payroll is reliable and easy to work with!

Cons

I think BambooHR falls short with some of their HR compliance stuff, which has recently become more complex.

Alternatives Considered

Gusto and ADP Workforce Now

Reasons for Switching to BambooHR

At the time, we were looking for something that was not only cost effective, but easy to use and familiar with employees to decrease implementation time.
Melissa
  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
3
Features
3
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
0

3
Reviewed on 28/06/2022

Easy HRIS Tool for Small-Mid Size Companies

Pros

This software is very easy to customize to your organization's individual needs - especially if you are a start-up or small scale-up business. BambooHR also integrates with a lot of tools making the value skyrocket. It's also visually extremely easy to use and set up, and running reports is simple and fast.

Cons

We're moving into being a bigger size company which is complicated our workflow and the number of tools/integrations that we have set up with it. We're having to do a lot of different customization which means it's adding a layer of complication to our daily jobs.

We now need something a little bit more robust. It would also be ideal to have different access level permissions as different people in the HR Team need to have specific access to data and information, while others don't.

Heidi
  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 23/05/2022

Free up your HR Department to do their best work

Due to implementing BambooHR, we moved from having 8-10 spreadsheets that required daily maintenance to being able to have one system of record. This has allowed us to onboard employees more seamlessly during the COVID-19 pandemic. We went from PDF time off request forms and a Google Out of the Office calendar that we had to manually maintain to using time off in BambooHR and implementing the iCal feeds so everyone knows who is out of the office at a glance.

Pros

Getting employee buy in and adoption is easy due to how intuitive the end-user experience is with BambooHR, especially with Google Single Sign On. As the administrator, I have the ability to make changes and implement things quickly on the backend without having to make a request and wait for someone else to make the changes for me. Having a streamlined and consistent onboarding and offboarding process ensures that new hires are set up for success and offboarding employees accounts and data are turned off in a timely manner.

Cons

BambooHR may not have as many robust features as some of the other HRIS out there, but they are always adding new features and making improvements, which is good to see. You may have to add some app integrations in areas like recruiting and benefits administration, if you want all the bells and whistles.

Parvez
  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for Free Trial
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 15/06/2022

When HR goes green

We have offices in 3 countries and each unit was trying to follow same process. In fact, everybody was working in their own way and it is very difficult to get everything arranged properly. With BambooHR, the process is same for everyone, with the possibility to make exceptions when needed

Pros

The interface is so well designed and intuitive, that it makes the adoption of this software instantaneous even for them more skeptical employees

Cons

BambooHR lacks the functionality for resource scheduling which would have made it a complete all in one software

Alternatives Considered

Zoho CRM

Reasons for Switching to BambooHR

Functionality and ease of use along with the price

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