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ELMO Software Features

Features Summary

Functionality

4.4

/5

241

Total features

200

30 categories

ELMO Software features

360 Degree Feedback
AI/Machine Learning
API
Academic/Education
Accounting Integration
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Ad hoc Reporting

Common features of Human Resources software

360 Degree Feedback
API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Applicant Tracking
Approval Process Control
Benefits Management
Calendar Management

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Functionality

4.4

/5

241

Price starts from

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Total Features

200

Unique features

  • Data Blending

  • Quizzes

  • Job Management

  • Survey Builder

Functionality

4.8

/5

4.5K

Price starts from

3000

/user

Per year

Total Features

69

Features in Common

52

Unique features

  • Employee Portal

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Customizable Forms

  • Access Controls/Permissions

Functionality

4.6

/5

5K

Price starts from

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No pricing info

Total Features

53

Features in Common

41

Unique features

  • Rewards Catalog

  • Question Library

  • Employee Portal

  • Anonymous Feedback

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Deborah W.

Banking, 201-500 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Easy to implement learning management system

Reviewed 7 years ago

Improved functionality from previous LMS, automated email reminders and easy to access cloud based system and course builder tool from anywhere.

Pros

Cloud based meant the system was easy to implement with little support required from internal IT resources. Very intuitive for end users with a clean interface, and most don't need much help to navigate around the system. Great support from implementation team even though it was phone based. Already experienced updates that have improved the functionality which is reassuring with product road map. Reporting really visual and easy to understand especially for managers. Very good value for money.

Cons

Data migration of learning records very manual but only a one-off pain point. Face to face event management is buried in system so not as intuitive for administrators and little visibility for facilitators that aren't administrators.

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Frank H.

Financial Services, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Great overall quality of platform for money spent with good customer service and support throughout.

Reviewed 7 years ago

Centralised HR Platform where we can design, manage and report on the three critical people stages for us in our business, which are Recruitment, On-boarding and Learning.

Pros

I think the ease of use and implementation of each of the three modules we currently have; recruitment, on-boarding and learning (including course library) is the main benefit for our business wanting to design and deploy learning modules quickly to our employees, but also makes it easier to implement best practice processes for these which improve workplace efficiencies in how we manage our most important...

Cons

The ELMO Survey tool and functionality requires some further enhancements to be made to ensure that it provides more granular data for clients (e.g. like Survey Monkey's design), as this will assist us in drilling down further with certain users/learners of the portal to see for example, how long and how many attempts they take for completing compliance modules etc.

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Geoff B.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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ELMO Payroll Review

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

There are few redeeming features about ELMO Payroll. It appears to have been developed on the run using a 3rd party payroll system most likely from USA

Cons

Features that are critical are least developed such as reports from which to compile a general ladger payroll journal for uploading to an accounting system; termination transactions get included in the pay period of termination reports rather then being able to produce an 'extra' pay period; the conversion from existing to new system was as bad as it could possibly get in terms of communication with ELMO, manual data entry when uploading files fails and inconsistency with leave entitlements computation - ELMO expresses annual leave in days and long service leave in weeks - what happened to hours ??

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Vic F.

Security and Investigations, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Excellent portal for a large security company

Reviewed 2 years ago

Problems? There are no such things. Only challenges that are life's little tests.

Pros

The pleasant UI and the way the system has been implemented for staff is well thought out and easy to navigate.

Cons

Nothing springs to mind unless you include the "user to keyboard interface". You know, the one who always forgets his password. Whilst it is very simple to reset, i'm running out of passwords.

Vendor response

Thanks so much for your review, Vic! We really appreciate the time you've taken to provide feedback and are enjoying ELMO's UI. Kind regards, ELMO Team

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Daniel G.

Human Resources, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Good software

Reviewed 3 years ago

Very positive

Pros

Excellent product- has allowed us to bring training , onboarding and payroll and a Human resource database into one system

Cons

Document attachment could be larger to allow bigger documents to be saved

Vendor response

Hi Daniel. We really appreciate the time you've taken to provide such great feedback. Your feedback has been passed on to our Product Development team. We hope your organisation continues to benefits from using ELMO's cloud-based solutions. Best wishes, ELMO Team

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Andrew J.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Great platform

Reviewed 2 years ago

easy to use, great way to merge leave, HR and learning modules in one system.

Pros

being able to see things such as forecasted leave helps an employee to work out when they can take leave etc. being able to share recognition with peers and for the company to see it also is great.

Cons

perhaps the forecasted leave could be on the home page of the leave? just sometimes a little annoying to go through different pages to find out?

Vendor response

Hi Andrew, Thanks so much for your review and it's great to hear about your positive experience using ELMO's cloud-based solutions. We've passed your feedback regarding forecasted leave on to our Product Development team. Best wishes, ELMO

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Debbie W.

Used other for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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We have the ELMO Learning module - so far, so good! Easy way to get learning out to the business.

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

PROS: ELMO was relatively easy to install, and the single sign on function is great as it means we don't have to log on separately to use the system. The system has been branded to look the same as our other platforms, and is quite intuitive in terms of navigating around. The ability to deploy learning opportunities from the Library works well, and we're also able to generate our own content using the course builder. The support team have been great - particularly with more presence in NZ! The data and tracking we get from the system has worked well for us and allows us to provide real time analytics to our management team.

Cons

CONS: We have come up against some limitations, particularly around linking learning items together - e.g. if we want to run a webinar using Skype across the organisation, we can't embed the Skype link into an invitation direct from ELMO. We also wanted to be slightly "out of the box" and use ELMO for collation and recording of Driving Licence details for example, or apply for an unlisted external programme using the system. This proved to be more challenging than we thought, but it is probably more to do with an unintended use of the system rather than a particular system issue......

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Caroline S.

Financial Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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Head of People and Culture

Reviewed a year ago

I don't feel we have what we were sold. We moved from Employment Hero which I feel was simple and intuitive had all the basic features and was a better system for core HR , however not for onboarding or performance.

Pros

The Onboarding and Performance modules are the only good modules we have used in ELMO

Cons

There is no option to save pdf's or other documents (emails) in employee's profile , believe it or not, so we have to compile employee files separately which defeats the purpose for the system . After many conversations with our account manager there has been no definitive timeframe to rectify this huge problem. Also the salary doesn't automatically feed to key pay (our payroll system) , so we have to add the salary in both ELMO and our payroll system separately . Setting up ELMO has been complicated. When sending pay or leave related emails the link doesn't work. Again no timeframe to rectifying this problem.

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Pratik S.

Financial Services, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Good Learning Management Sysytem

Reviewed 2 years ago

ELMO software has streamlined the learning and tracking completion of learning modules. Easy to do performance assessments as well.

Pros

It is easy to navigate the learning modules, assign and track completion

Cons

Bit difficult to search the learning modules. There should be a way to add the learning modules into categories and this would make it easy to search and allocate the modules.

Vendor response

Hi Pratik, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we're glad to hear you are enjoying ELMO's Learning Management System. Your feedback regarding categories has been passed on to our Product Development team. Kind regards, ELMO

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Jen S.

Education Management, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend2/10

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Elmo LMS

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

Easy for users to use when selecting and completing modules

Cons

Difficult & time consuming to set up Requires prior knowledge & skills of HTML coding Build platform confusing Desktop and Mobile must be built separately - duplication Mobile has no working flash, plain text only so user experience not engaging Restrictive on videos, pictures and file attachment size

Vendor response

Thanks so much for your review, Jen. We are glad that you find ELMO's Learning Management System easy to use. If you ever need any more help, your system administrator can reach out to your Account Manager for support and additional training to ensure you get the most out of the platform. Kind regards, ELMO Team

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Vasilios T.

Construction, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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If you are a small business Do Not Buyt This Product

Reviewed 3 years ago

Very disappointing.

Pros

The only thing that was in line with the salesperson's demo was rewards and recognition.

Cons

The customer service is horrible, it is always on you to chase them.

Vendor response

Hi Vasilios. We appreciate the time you've taken to provide feedback. Your Account Manager has been in contact with you to discuss your areas of concern so that we can work together to improve your experience with ELMO and deliver an effective outcome. Thank you for your feedback, ELMO Team

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Tashi L.

Individual & Family Services, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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ELMO user friendly

Reviewed 2 years ago

I have no complaints yet

Pros

Leave management system: Employee can easily have access to their leave balances and apply for appropriate leave with ease. Thats because ELMO shows all the information's.

Cons

Don`t know yet. So far, I think this is serving my purpose.

Vendor response

Hi Tashi, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. It is great to hear that you find ELMO's Leave Management solution easy to use. Best wishes, ELMO Team

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Jen S.

Retail, 201-500 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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ELMO Review

Reviewed 6 years ago

We recently launched ELMO to our company and it is in the process of becoming the core component for training and development. The library has provided a good base and saved us a lot of time, effort and costs in the creation of basic courses as we did not have to start from scratch. So far, all my interactions with the people who work at ELMO have been fantastic, they are a company that care about their people, and their people really want the products to work for you and your people.

Pros

The ELMO library, it gives a great starting point for any business that is wanting to develop ELearning modules.

Cons

The reporting needs to be real time, but I believe this is something ELMO is working on. I also think an Administrator training course on how to create the moving pictures and other cool techniques that are used within the library courses would be useful.

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Tom K.

Information Technology and Services, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Performance Management (appraisal)

Reviewed 6 years ago

people - very nice to deal with - very helpful system - overall good

Pros

ELMO system is very user friendly and people who you will get to deal with are very nice

Cons

when designing the system to suit your organisation - you have to think of all the possibilities as it is either hard or not possible to change the formatting once go live until maybe you reach your end of year.

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Andrew W.

Individual & Family Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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ELMO - The 21st Century nightmare of HR

Reviewed 7 months ago

Hate is a strong word. Would prefer to use despise, which is frankly worse. Cannot believe that anyone would pay such a huge amount of funds towards such an underdeveloped project. I guess we got pulled in by the sales team that marketed with ' Yes we can ' to later find out that they could actually not, worse than that, that option never existed. Felt like a test dummy for Xero integration, with nobody really knowing how to fix the issue and is still unresolved 3 years later.

Pros

Forms provide flexibility in development. Employee management of documentation is easy.

Cons

Lost most of my hair setting it up, lost more trying to change how departments wanted it to run, and more when trying to sort out their software bugs for them. It is badly managed, badly put together hodgepodge of software that has no place in being part of the HR realm.

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Alan B.

Hospital & Health Care, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Easy to use and updates team on policies and procedures

Reviewed 9 months ago

Before an HRIS was implemented, most records were kept in printouts and physical copies rather than in a centralized location. Since ELMO has been introduced, it is simple to look up an employee's past and see how their performance has been handled.

Pros

Superb Customer Service and Support Staff: Throughout both the pre- and post-implementation phases, I received assistance that was competent, fast, and effective. Simple Leave Request Form with Leave Balance View. And to conduct evaluations for supervisors to examine. The dashboard is also quite helpful for data retrieval.

Cons

One email will be sent upon enrollment in a new course. As a gentle reminder, I prefer many reminders. The employee data part is not as aesthetically pleasing as the rest of the screen display.

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Katie N.

Wine and Spirits, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Very happy with the software and the service offered by ELMO

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

The implementation was seamless and the staff at ELMO go over and above to ensure you get the most out of the system. We have gained the most benefits out of the Onboarding, Learning & Performance modules.

Cons

Some limitations in the rostering software but ELMO are very proactive in continuously developing and improving the software

Vendor response

Thanks for a great review, Katie! We love to hear that you have found ELMO's Implementation team and cloud-based solutions helpful to your oranisation. We look forward to continuing to support your business. Kind regards, ELMO Team

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Helen S.

Facilities Services, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Change your life with ELMO

Reviewed 3 years ago

Time to Onboard has been dramatically reduced and is now no longer a labour intensive process. I am looking forward to providing meaningful reports to the business.

Pros

This software is so simple to implement and once implemented it has saved myself and other managers so much time. In particular having project based work our Onboarding process has become so streamlined now we can onboard high numbers of employees at the same time. As a Performance Appraisal system we found ELMO easy to develop and roll out. Our company had not been keen on Performance Appraisals in the past but ELMO was so well embraced we had 100% update on the first appraisal round. We also find the more you use the system the more proficient you become. The support provided by ELMO during the project implementation phase has been extremely supportive. We are now using the Help Desk and our issues are usually resolved within 24 to 48 hours.

Cons

If an employee has not completed all their documentation we would like an automatic alert. At this stage we need to manually check on this.

Vendor response

Hi Helen. We really appreciate the time you've taken to provide such a great review, and thank you for your continued support. Our customers are at the heart of our business, and feedback like yours is invaluable. We have passed your feedback on to our Product Development team. We hope your organisation enjoys the benefits of ELMO's cloud-based solutions. Best wishes, ELMO Software.

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Hospital & Health Care, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Good system - more suited to Offices than Hospitals

Reviewed 3 years ago

Easy to use, just have to put in more effort on our part to make it work for us.

Pros

Visually ELMO is easy to navigate and logical to use. Suits us for performance reviews and new starters.

Cons

Reporting. We would like to be able to get learning hours in a report that is "good looking" not having to download a csv file only to then have to filter, sort and "make pretty" for use. This is important to us because learning hour are required for Nurses to keep their qualifications and certifications. Also, most of the help received by ELMO System Experts could do with some improvement. They don't seem to understand the needs of the client/customer when working with them to come up with solutions.

Vendor response

We really appreciate the time you've taken to write a review. ELMO's Dashboards feature, under Analytics, can help you create user-friendly charts that can be easily exported. Your system administrator can reach out to your Account Manager to work out solutions specific to this feature. Kind regards, ELMO team

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Bhawna S.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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HRIS Feedback

Reviewed a year ago

The overall experience has been great so far.Suits to the organisational needs.Looking forward to more features.

Pros

It suits the business requirement.Has some great features.The concept of updating the system from time to time is excellent, which means the employer doesn't have to look for other options and upgrade the system as per the latest software.

Cons

Yes, like downloading the course material.Currently, there is no option to download the course handbook, and after assigning the course to staff, the employee raised such a request.

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Maile F.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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ELMO Software Is Great

Reviewed 2 years ago

Excellent experience. Deployments have been made easy

Pros

Easy to Navigate and Access. Summary of all data is clear and easy To understand

Cons

Limited only to Australian platforms when it comes to Finance and Banking.

Vendor response

Hi Maile, Thank you for sharing your experience with ELMO! It's great to hear you find ELMO's cloud-based solutions so easy to use. Kind regards, ELMO Team

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Varun K.

Telecommunications, 201-500 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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360 Employee Management

Reviewed 2 years ago

ELMO provides you a platform to manage your daily HR operations through a system driven governed process. From on-boarding, recruitment, leave management, performance tracking and internal workflow management to handling employee exit.

Pros

No pros were added to this review

Cons

Some fields require manual addition to sections. Option for duplicates not present.

Vendor response

Hi Varun, Thanks for your review and for your feedback. We've passed this on to our Product Development team. We hope you continue to enjoy ELMO's Performance Management. Best wishes, ELMO

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Ella W.

Facilities Services, 10,001+ employees

Used monthly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Confusing feedback on module test/assessment

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

The module is clear, straightforward and provides key information supported with relevant visuals to enhance understanding especially if you are not a non-native speaker of English. Navigation is easy and and progress is recorded and indicated accurately.

Cons

I just used the learning module as a required training path from my employer. In one of the tests' questions, I made a wrong choice and scored 75% in my first trial. As feedback is provided immediately, I can see what the correct option is. So I went back and tried it again, choosing the right option as suggested by the feedback from the software. When I did so, my answer was still wrong. So I tried...

Vendor response

Hi Ella, thanks for your review and feedback. Sorry to hear you had issues with that particular learning module, we have passed your comments to our Product Development team. We are pleased you find ELMO's learning modules clear and straightforward. Many thanks, ELMO Team

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Education Management, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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User review

Reviewed 2 years ago

ELMO has been used by our HR team for over five years. It has gotten progressively better and easier to use. Now, I know exactly where to go in ESS, how to request information or support and have more clarity around my performance management, than ever before.

Pros

I use ESS ELMO software nearly every day in my role; for requesting leave, undertaking mandatory training, keeping an eye on performance KPI's and measurement.

Cons

Finding a payslip from my company is difficult.

Vendor response

Thanks so much for your review. We really appreciate the time you've taken to share your positive experience when using ELMO's Employee Self-Service module. Kind regards, ELMO Team

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Helena B.

Hospital & Health Care, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Great everyday use

Reviewed a year ago

I have thoroughly enjoyed using this system.

Pros

The ease to pick-up and learn this platform, back end. I have used other products that have been far more complicated.

Cons

There are limitations, as with all systems. The 2 way integration with ELMO pay is a particular pain point resulting in duplication of work effort and not being able to create reports in Analytics combining HR Core and Payroll