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Overview

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7shifts is an all-in-one solution for restaurants to schedule staff, communicate with their team, optimize labor, and more...

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Homebase is an employee scheduling, time tracking, hiring, and communications tool for businesses and their employees within...

  • Platforms supported
  • Web-based
  • iPhone app
  • Android app
  • Windows Phone app
  • Typical customers
  • Freelancers
  • Small businesses
  • Mid size businesses
  • Large enterprises
  • Customer support
  • Phone
  • Online
  • Knowledge base
  • Video tutorials
  • Platforms supported
  • Web-based
  • iPhone app
  • Android app
  • Windows Phone app
  • Typical customers
  • Freelancers
  • Small businesses
  • Mid size businesses
  • Large enterprises
  • Customer support
  • Phone
  • Online
  • Knowledge base
  • Video tutorials

Video & Screenshots

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Pricing

Starting from

34.99

Per month

  • Free trial available
  • Credit cardless trial
  • Free account
  • Subscription based

Starting from

14

Per month

  • Free trial available
  • Credit cardless trial
  • Free account
  • Subscription based

User reviews

4.7

1.1K

5

4

3

2

1

820

254

23

3

2

  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
99%
would recommend this app

4.6

896

5

4

3

2

1

638

193

44

7

14

  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
96%
would recommend this app

Pros

It definitely does a nice job of allowing everyone to communicate on a single platform. Very user friendly and the features are great.
I love how intuitive it is, I love that it is free for under 10 employees, I think everyone who has to do scheduling for any size of company or any industry should use this software.
I love how easy everything is to use. I love being notified when my schedule has been posted and as someone who used to make the schedule each week, making and publishing schedules is easy as well.

Pros

The ability for them to request days off on the app is amazing because I do not have to remember all the days, it comes up while I'm making the schedule.
We are using the free features of home base and couldn’t not be happier. It is reliable, accessible, and just plain awesome.
I love the ease of making schedules and tracking of hours. I also love the fact of when hiring someone I can send them the invite and send them a schedule right away.

Cons

The only flaw in the software I have found is that I sometimes have trouble accessing the app from my phone.
The absolute worst part about this software has to do with the roles that employees can be assigned: there is no "training" option under the roles that I created.
Also, the wage predictions are hit or miss. I also only get half of the notifications I should, and sometimes that app refuses to post pictures to the log.

Cons

With applicant messages, there's no way to end the communications/block disqualified applicants so I've had former applicants continually message and harass with no solution from Homebase.
I don’t like surprises and that happens. That feature alone is my only complaint.
The only problem I have is once my drivers download the app it can be difficult logging on the first time.
  • Vendor responds to reviews
  • Last review13 days ago
  • Vendor responds to reviews
  • Last review7 days ago

Key features

  • Total features87
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Activity/News Feed
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Application Management
  • Assignment Management
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Automatic Time Capture
  • Availability Management
  • Benchmarking
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Calendar Management
  • Calendar Sync
  • Candidate Profiles
  • Candidate Tracking
  • Careers Page
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Clock In/Out
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Communication Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Cost Tracking
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Discussions/Forums
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • E-Verify/I-9 Forms
  • Electronic Forms
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Management
  • Email Templates
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Recognition
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee Self Service
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Event Calendar
  • Event Management
  • FMLA Administration
  • Feedback Management
  • File Sharing
  • For Cloud
  • Forecasting
  • GPS
  • Group Scheduling
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Job Posting
  • Labor Cost Reporting
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Leave Tracking
  • Live Chat
  • Messaging
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Multi-Location
  • Multiple Billing Rates
  • Negative Feedback Management
  • Offline Time Tracking
  • Onboarding
  • Online Booking
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Time Clock
  • Online Time Tracking
  • Orientation Workflow Management
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Projections
  • Punch card
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-Time Chat
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Resume Storage
  • SMS Messaging
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Sales Trend Analysis
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shift Swapping
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Social Media Integration
  • Summary Reports
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Management
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tagging
  • Tax Compliance
  • Team Calendars
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Variable Workforce
  • Workflow Management
  • Total features90
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Activity/News Feed
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Application Management
  • Assignment Management
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Automatic Time Capture
  • Availability Management
  • Benchmarking
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Calendar Management
  • Calendar Sync
  • Candidate Profiles
  • Candidate Tracking
  • Careers Page
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Clock In/Out
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Communication Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Cost Tracking
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Discussions/Forums
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • E-Verify/I-9 Forms
  • Electronic Forms
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Management
  • Email Templates
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Recognition
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee Self Service
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Event Calendar
  • Event Management
  • FMLA Administration
  • Feedback Management
  • File Sharing
  • For Cloud
  • Forecasting
  • GPS
  • Group Scheduling
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Job Posting
  • Labor Cost Reporting
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Leave Tracking
  • Live Chat
  • Messaging
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Multi-Location
  • Multiple Billing Rates
  • Negative Feedback Management
  • Offline Time Tracking
  • Onboarding
  • Online Booking
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Time Clock
  • Online Time Tracking
  • Orientation Workflow Management
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Projections
  • Punch card
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-Time Chat
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Resume Storage
  • SMS Messaging
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Sales Trend Analysis
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shift Swapping
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Social Media Integration
  • Summary Reports
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Management
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tagging
  • Tax Compliance
  • Team Calendars
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Variable Workforce
  • Workflow Management

Integrations

  • Total integrations46
  • ADP Workforce Now
  • BambooHR
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Workspace
  • Greenhouse
  • Indeed
  • LinkedIn for Business
  • Meta for Business
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Okta
  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Slack
  • Twitter
  • Workday HCM
  • Xero
  • Zapier
  • iCIMS Talent Cloud
  • Total integrations29
  • ADP Workforce Now
  • BambooHR
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Workspace
  • Greenhouse
  • Indeed
  • LinkedIn for Business
  • Meta for Business
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Okta
  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Slack
  • Twitter
  • Workday HCM
  • Xero
  • Zapier
  • iCIMS Talent Cloud