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HotSchedules Alternatives

How do HotSchedules alternatives compare?

7shifts and Connecteam stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing HotSchedules to its top 100 alternatives, Trello has the highest rating, with Acuity Scheduling as the runner-up, and HotSchedules ranking 30th place. Trello has the most reviews with a total of 20,249, while HotSchedules has 414. Users say Trello tops the list for value for money followed by Acuity Scheduling, while HotSchedules comes in 38th. Users also say Trello and QuickBooks Time are the easiest to use, while HotSchedules takes 30th place.

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Top 100 Alternatives & Competitors to HotSchedules

7shifts

4.7
(869)

Simplifying labor management, one shift at a time.

Features

Total

48

81

61

features in common

48

features in common

7shifts' unique features

  • Punch card

  • Reminders

  • Employee Recognition

  • Resource Scheduling

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Scheduling

  • Facility Scheduling

  • Approval Process Control

  • Task Management

Starting from

$17.99/month

Value for money

4.7

0.6

4.1

What users say about 7shifts' value for money

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.

KP

Kaitlin P.

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.

BC

Brianna C.

Connecteam

4.8
(132)

Enhance employee management with the only all-in-one app

Features

Total

47

219

61

features in common

47

features in common

Connecteam's unique features

  • Activity/News Feed

  • Event Scheduling

  • Real-time Scheduling

  • Commenting/Notes

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Recruitment Management

  • Labor Forecasting

  • For Healthcare

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

4.8

0.7

4.1

What users say about Connecteam's value for money

They are also willing to listen to ideas that would make this software better. They have been improving this app dramatically and I thank them for their continued effort in doing so.

JA

Jose A.

The Customer Service I have received is AMAZING. When I have questions or thoughts I need to work through, they are right there with information to help me make the decision to improve my process.

YZ

Yo-Zon E.

Nowsta

4.9
(143)

Workforce management tool to handle payroll & work shifts

Features

Total

26

38

61

features in common

26

features in common

Nowsta's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Resource Scheduling

  • Reminders

  • Third Party Integrations

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Messaging

  • Calendar Sync

  • Shift Swapping

  • API

Value for money

4.9

0.8

4.1

What users say about Nowsta's value for money

I love how user friendly and easy to use it it. The customer service is great-- shout out to Aimee.

JL

Jessica L.

It has made that we can increase our volume tenfold whilst maintaining superb quality. It has reduced some tedious tasks like payroll into easy to use functions.

Av

Anton v.

Bitrix24

4.0
(488)

100% free CRM, collaboration and communication tool suite

Features

Total

33

363

61

features in common

33

features in common

Bitrix24's unique features

  • Document Generation

  • Data Migration

  • Invoice Management

  • SIP Trunking

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Time Off Requests

  • Employee Self Service

  • Compliance Management

  • Overtime Calculation

Starting from

$49/month

Value for money

4.2

0.1

4.1

What users say about Bitrix24's value for money

Etremely lacking as a CRM, reporting is terrible, customizations are so basic, and customer support is the worst I have ever seen. Even with the premium versions.

ER

Eric R.

Great features as a CRM software and phone system. The reports that can be pulled are helpful to analyze the success of your sales/program.

AD

Ajay D.

SutiHR

4.3
(100)

A complete HR solution for companies of all sizes.

Features

Total

45

161

61

features in common

45

features in common

SutiHR's unique features

  • Question Library

  • Resume Search

  • Benefits Management

  • Single Sign On

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Drag & Drop

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Messaging

  • For Healthcare

Starting from

$4/month

Value for money

4.3

0.2

4.1

What users say about SutiHR's value for money

What I like most about this software, is that it is user friendly and easy to navigate.

JB

JESSICA B.

Profile images that are not uploaded as a square becomes distorted. There was a time where we were getting flooded with birthday reminder e-mails from Suti as well that got annoying.

MS

Makoto S.

Homebase

4.6
(806)

Free employee scheduling, time tracking, and more.

Features

Total

35

87

61

features in common

35

features in common

Homebase's unique features

  • Chat/Messaging

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Multiple Billing Rates

  • Real-Time Chat

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Projections

  • Online Booking

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Availability Indicator

Starting from

$19.95/month

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about Homebase's value for money

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.

MH

Michael H.

I have LOVED it every step of the way. I tried out lots of other solutions through online systems to local business management organization offers, and this was by far the BEST and MOST AFFORDABLE.

MW

Mae W.

Sling

4.6
(104)

Employee scheduling made easy and free!

Features

Total

27

46

61

features in common

27

features in common

Sling's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Punch card

  • Customizable Fields

  • Data Import/Export

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Real-time Updates

  • Online Booking

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Team Calendars

Starting from

$2/month

Value for money

4.7

0.6

4.1

What users say about Sling's value for money

Sling is the easiest and most useful application we have for our business. We love it and all of our employees love it.

RS

Rebecca S.

Sling seemed to have constant problems loading, or randomly needing to reload, and then having troubles doing so.

RZ

Rob Z.

ScheduleAnywhere

4.6
(60)

Online employee scheduling software

Features

Total

36

71

61

features in common

36

features in common

ScheduleAnywhere's unique features

  • Email Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Employee Profiles

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Online Booking

  • Task Management

  • Calendar Management

  • For Healthcare

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

4.8

0.7

4.1

What users say about ScheduleAnywhere's value for money

We went from paper scheduling to online scheduling with Schedule Anywhere so it has been a definite improvement. Like all software programs, I do feel like there is room for improvement.

KN

Kathryn N.

Their Customer Service is outstanding, the software helps our company on so many positive ways.

ME

Melissa E.

Calamari

4.7
(399)

Modern HR management, online leave and attendance tracking

Features

Total

24

50

61

features in common

24

features in common

Calamari's unique features

  • GPS

  • HR Management

  • Compensation Management

  • Monitoring

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Projections

  • Task Scheduling

  • Employee Self Service

Starting from

$10/month

Value for money

4.7

0.6

4.1

What users say about Calamari's value for money

They have worked with us to set up our system with all the nuances of our PTO policies. The price is amazing for an intuitive product with excellent customer support.

Preston H.

It's a friendly user application, easy to navigate yourself through it. Additionally, they have an amazing costumer service team always willing to solve any issues in a timely manner.

CP

Cristina P.

Trello

4.5
(20.2K)

Visual collaboration tool for shared project perspectives

Features

Total

22

142

61

features in common

22

features in common

Trello's unique features

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Roadmapping

  • Templates

  • Configurable Workflow

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Online Booking

  • Calendar Sync

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Budgeting/Forecasting

Starting from

$5/year

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about Trello's value for money

So natural to utilize Very visual Price is correct Easy to add/eliminate individuals Search ability is superb.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

The accidental "drag/move/delete" is scary for us because you can accidentally move a card when you're just trying to scroll over on the screen and that can be problematic.

ML

Meghan L.

monday.com

4.6
(2.4K)

Project Management Made Easy

Features

Total

37

498

61

features in common

37

features in common

monday.com's unique features

  • Rate Management

  • Document Generation

  • Calendar/Reminder System

  • Supplier Management

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Employee Self Service

  • Facility Scheduling

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • For Healthcare

Starting from

$10/month

Value for money

4.3

0.2

4.1

What users say about monday.com's value for money

When navigating the user-interface, it can have lagged. Its desktop version for mac is troublesome as compared to the online version and is annoying.

Poppy S.

Monday is very easy to use, has excellent help and tutorials, and extremely responsive tech support. They regularly add new features and improvements.

MG

Mitch G.

BambooHR

4.5
(1.2K)

Personalized HR software for SMBs

Features

Total

29

138

61

features in common

29

features in common

BambooHR's unique features

  • Tax Compliance

  • Job Requisition

  • Electronic Signature

  • Customizable Branding

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Real-time Updates

  • Online Booking

  • Compliance Management

  • Task Scheduling

Value for money

4.4

0.3

4.1

What users say about BambooHR's value for money

The software is clean and simple and serves as a great resource for company information, coworker contacts, and a comprehensive company calendar outlining anniversaries, birthdays, and days off.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I hadn't used it until my current company and I am really happy to be able to utilize it. There are so many great features and I love it.

TS

Tori S.

Rippling

4.9
(1.1K)

The #1 Rated Platform for Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT

Features

Total

32

159

61

features in common

32

features in common

Rippling's unique features

  • SSL Security

  • User Provisioning

  • Resume Search

  • Social Media Integration

HotSchedules' unique features

  • SMS Messaging

  • Facility Scheduling

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Shift Swapping

Starting from

$8/month

Value for money

4.8

0.7

4.1

What users say about Rippling's value for money

We also appreciate that they are always moving forward with additions and improvements. This company is truly innovative and the best option out there today.

Misty Marie W.

I am thrilled, from the demos to onboarding to use every piece has been seamless, helpful and simple.

AK

Ashley K.

CompensationXL

4.8
(29)

Flexible, Affordable, Compensation Planning Automation

Features

Total

2

11

61

features in common

2

features in common

CompensationXL's unique features

  • Salary Planning

  • Employee Reward Programs

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Compensation Statements

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • For Healthcare

  • Employee Management

  • Messaging

Value for money

4.9

0.8

4.1

What users say about CompensationXL's value for money

The customer service level provided is excellent and very responsive, I couldn't have asked for a better Technical Lead than who we have.

DS

Deanna S.

We haven't used CompensationXL to its fullest capability probably but whenever I called with challenges or issues, my reps were responsive, helpful and supported me in getting the job done.

MT

Marsha T.

JazzHR

4.4
(422)

Recruiting software for small & midsize businesses

Features

Total

15

70

61

features in common

15

features in common

JazzHR's unique features

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Advertising Management

  • HR Management

  • Email Management

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Employee Scheduling

  • Labor Forecasting

  • Vacation/Leave Tracking

  • Document Management

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

4.4

0.3

4.1

What users say about JazzHR's value for money

I love how easy it is to receive support if we have a question and the fact that they are constantly improving on the product.

SA

Sarah A.

Their customer support is top notch and the system is obviously usable and you can do what you need to do. It’s a “good” system, not a great system.

Matthew C.

Recruiterbox

4.6
(185)

Recruiting Software & Applicant Tracking System

Features

Total

9

48

61

features in common

9

features in common

Recruiterbox's unique features

  • Progress Tracking

  • Jobs Board

  • Resume Database

  • Application Management

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Point of Sale (POS)

  • Employee Scheduling

  • Forecasting

  • Time Off Requests

Value for money

4.5

0.4

4.1

What users say about Recruiterbox's value for money

The backend support (Customer support) is very responsive, the backend developer resolve issue very actively and they are doing great and making this ATS more efficient.

AR

Ashutosh R.

I was hired on to provide recruiting backup, and when I covered for our recruiter one holiday last fall, I was shocked and horrified at the chaos of trying to manage everything via email.

Bree W.

Zoho Recruit

4.4
(815)

Talent Acquisition System to streamline your hiring process

Features

Total

18

99

61

features in common

18

features in common

Zoho Recruit's unique features

  • Match & Merge

  • Electronic Signature

  • Resume Database

  • Collaboration Tools

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Online Time Clock

  • Variable Workforce

  • Skills Tracking

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about Zoho Recruit's value for money

This app is very easy to use and has excellent search capabilities, also easy to customise. Very good tools to follow my recruitment projects and then to monitor performance of my time.

Salome M.

Zoho has many good features that simplify the Hr recruiting process. One great benefit is the resume tracking tool, this is especially useful when one wants to go back to a prime candidate’s info.

Dawn F.

PCRecruiter

4.3
(377)

Recruitment CRM / ATS for recruiting and placement agencies.

Features

Total

13

58

61

features in common

13

features in common

PCRecruiter's unique features

  • Job Management

  • Jobs Board

  • Job Posting

  • Job Requisition

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Point of Sale (POS)

  • Employee Scheduling

  • Team Calendars

  • Group Scheduling

Starting from

$85/month

Value for money

4.4

0.3

4.1

What users say about PCRecruiter's value for money

PCR is an investment just like any other software, the issues are worth it when there are obvious wins associated with the software.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I love how PCRecruiter can be personalized according to the company needs and wants. The ease of creating it and putting as many functions or options in the software is amazing.

Veronica E.

Gusto

4.7
(3.1K)

Gusto makes payroll, benefits, & employee onboarding easy

Features

Total

11

54

61

features in common

11

features in common

Gusto's unique features

  • Time Tracking

  • Check Printing

  • Compensation Management

  • Reminders

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • For Healthcare

  • API

  • Calendar Sync

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

4.5

0.4

4.1

What users say about Gusto's value for money

Our company used to use Gusto and I really enjoyed it. The website was super easy to use, I got an email every time I got paid and I thought the animations on the site were really fun.

KS

Kayla S.

It's has been easy to enroll and to look around how does the app work, I like that it is very friendly and the support is amazing.

DJ

David J.

Breezy

4.5
(1.2K)

A modern recruiting & applicant tracking tool you'll love

Features

Total

16

91

61

features in common

16

features in common

Breezy's unique features

  • Customizable Fields

  • Customizable Questions

  • Email Management

  • Interview Management

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Online Time Clock

  • Leave Tracking

  • Facility Scheduling

Starting from

$143/month

Value for money

4.5

0.4

4.1

What users say about Breezy's value for money

Great product at a superb cost which allows for hiring and on-boarding to be very straightforward.

MD

Mikhail D.

It's been a really great experience. The customer support team is pleasant to work with and it's been easy to onboard my team.

Rhianna C.

Namely

4.2
(405)

All-In-One HR, Payroll, and Benefits Solution

Features

Total

27

117

61

features in common

27

features in common

Namely's unique features

  • Employee Benefits Administration

  • 401(k) Tracking

  • Learning & Development

  • Feedback Management

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Messaging

  • Online Booking

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Variable Workforce

Value for money

4.0

0.1

4.1

What users say about Namely's value for money

Namely is the perfect solution for a small business like ours. It has saved me so much time compared to the previous solution we used for HR and payroll.

MM

Meg M.

For the most part, it is very intuitive and user friendly. Being user friendly makes it easy for me as the admin but more importantly it makes it easy for my employees to navigate.

LD

Lisa D.

Freshteam

4.3
(130)

The smart HR software for growing businesses

Features

Total

17

66

61

features in common

17

features in common

Freshteam's unique features

  • Candidate Profiles

  • Interview Scheduling

  • Employee Photos

  • Email Templates

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Labor Forecasting

  • Payroll Management

  • Multi-Location

  • Facility Scheduling

Starting from

$75/month

Value for money

4.2

0.1

4.1

What users say about Freshteam's value for money

We are also very pleased with how integrated the solution is with our other Freshworks solutions. We are looking forward to growing our company with this tool.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

This product is very powerful. I like the career website, I like the workflow that is built in, and the onboarding task lists.

BK

Blake K.

Features

Total

6

34

61

features in common

6

features in common

SmartJobBoard's unique features

  • Recurring/Subscription Billing

  • Job Posting

  • Customizable Branding

  • Email Alerts

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Employee Time Tracking

  • Point of Sale (POS)

  • Employee Self Service

  • Task Management

Starting from

$299/month

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about SmartJobBoard's value for money

Smartjobboard is very easy to use, and the team are very helpful and responsive. I will definitely recommend them.

tf

tonye f.

Hands down their support, specifically Will - this guy has been amazing with helping us get everything set up effectively.

DD

Daryle D.

Deputy

4.7
(573)

Staff Scheduling, Time & Attendance (Time Clock) and more

Features

Total

50

103

61

features in common

50

features in common

Deputy's unique features

  • Physician Management

  • On Call Scheduling

  • Real Time Data

  • GPS

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Customizable Templates

  • Facility Scheduling

  • Recruitment Management

  • Projections

Starting from

$2.5/month

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about Deputy's value for money

Like the ease of using and that it integrates well with Quick Books Online (QBO). I also like the phone app and that is great for when we are in the field.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I also enjoy the ease of inputting employees into the system and the ease of placing employees into shifts. Its quite easy to use and its functionality is great throughout all levels of use.

AG

Adam G.

Push Operations

4.6
(47)

Payroll, HR, Scheduling, Time Tracking for small businesses

Features

Total

35

68

61

features in common

35

features in common

Push Operations' unique features

  • Compensation Management

  • Direct Deposit

  • Self Service Portal

  • Real Time Reporting

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Recruitment Management

  • SMS Messaging

  • Compliance Management

  • Kitchen / Menu Management

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about Push Operations' value for money

Our experience has been excellent very professional ad very helpful.

CT

Clint T.

Easy to use and very convenient. Love the ability to login and adjust hours for our guys.

MB

Martin B.

Opsyte

4.6
(14)

The hospitality tool

Features

Total

34

58

61

features in common

34

features in common

Opsyte's unique features

  • Sick Leave Tracking

  • Time Off Management

  • Ad hoc Reporting

  • Financial Analysis

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Task Management

  • Recruitment Management

  • Compliance Management

  • For Healthcare

Starting from

£75/month

Value for money

4.8

0.7

4.1

What users say about Opsyte's value for money

Easy to use, not complicated at all, everything you need is there at your service amazing software.

MD

Mauro D.

Easy to use, great support and happy to use them.

MG

Matt G.

Sage HR

4.4
(293)

Manage and engage your workforce wherever they are

Features

Total

47

170

61

features in common

47

features in common

Sage HR's unique features

  • Multi-Currency

  • Mentorship

  • Mobile App

  • Employee Onboarding

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Compliance Management

  • Projections

  • For Healthcare

  • Availability Management

Starting from

$5.5/month

Value for money

4.4

0.3

4.1

What users say about Sage HR's value for money

The ease of use and the wonderful customer support. The software is always helpful and if I don't find the way on how to do something, customer support is always there to help.

LG

Lali G.

No warning given if approving a request for time off for an employee who is over their accrued time off entitlement.

SW

Sarah W.

UKG Ready

4.1
(776)

Flexible, seamless HR

Features

Total

44

165

61

features in common

44

features in common

UKG Ready's unique features

  • Jobs Board

  • Biometric Recognition

  • Resume Search

  • Social Media Integration

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Drag & Drop

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Group Scheduling

Value for money

3.9

0.2

4.1

What users say about UKG Ready's value for money

I had previously used TruPay before coming to this company, so I found the transition to be extremely comfortable for me. I like the ease of use and ability to pull a variety of reports with ease.

SL

Samantha L.

The customer service for resolving issues is excellent as I am one of the individuals responsible for maintaining our system.

JN

Jack N.

Roubler

4.0
(4)

Cloud-based HR & workforce management solution

Features

Total

34

80

61

features in common

34

features in common

Roubler's unique features

  • Employee Profiles

  • Wage Garnishment

  • Mobile Time Tracking

  • Customizable Branding

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Online Booking

  • Calendar Sync

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Availability Indicator

QuickBooks Time

4.7
(5.5K)

Time Tracking App for Simple and Accurate Payroll

Features

Total

38

81

61

features in common

38

features in common

QuickBooks Time's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Project Management

  • Workstation Tracking

  • Punch card

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Employee Self Service

  • Facility Scheduling

  • Customizable Templates

  • Kitchen / Menu Management

Starting from

$8/month

Value for money

4.6

0.5

4.1

What users say about QuickBooks Time's value for money

Your team is knowledgeable, courteous, friendly and always upbeat. You can tell that they genuinely care and love their jobs.

CW

Cindy W.

Very simple to access, no redirecting to other pages I think everyone can be capable to use it. I like the reporting and ability to download the data, the TSheets is clean is smart.

celso mahibeque m.

Humanity

4.3
(278)

Employee shift scheduling

Features

Total

34

48

61

features in common

34

features in common

Humanity's unique features

  • Document Storage

  • Reminders

  • Customizable Branding

  • Activity Tracking

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Real-time Updates

  • Online Booking

  • Compliance Management

  • Sales Reports

Starting from

$3.5/month

Value for money

4.2

0.1

4.1

What users say about Humanity's value for money

Ease of use and functionality. The staff is pretty responsive and there are a good amount of online resources.

AC

Ashlee C.

Humanity is a good tool for scheduling and managing human capital. One of the best features is the ability to look at all of an employees data in one place.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Planday

4.3
(52)

Employee scheduling, time tracking & absence management

Features

Total

47

62

61

features in common

47

features in common

Planday's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Data Import/Export

  • Self Service Portal

  • Reminders

HotSchedules' unique features

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Calendar Sync

  • For Healthcare

  • Availability Indicator

Starting from

2.49/month

Value for money

4.2

0.1

4.1

What users say about Planday's value for money

So far I am excited about the change and the time it has saved my manager each week and the money I have saved allowing her to apply her time to more worthwhile tasks.

SP

Susie P.

The software itself is very user friendly, easy to navigate, and appealing to the eyes. With so many choices out there, you want to make sure you go with something that you will enjoy using.

JH

Jennifer H.

ScheduleFlex

4.4
(234)

Smarter workforce scheduling

Features

Total