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Due to the great Slack integration, the chatbot informs us about absent employees every morning and makes it easy to plan our resources. Costumer support is amazing.
It's worth every penny- a really financially comfortable software for smaller companies, that usually have less useful options.

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Nicole S.

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Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Easy to set up and run

Reviewed 3 years ago

Although we are only a small company, we were trying to manually record our employees' holiday and sick leave as well as days in lieu, but found that we were losing track of vital information. CakeHR lets us keep all this information in an organised way, and lets our employees also keep track of their accrued allowances, as well as requesting leave in a more formal and organised manner.

Pros

I really liked the choice of price points, depending on the needs of your business. The user interface is also intuitive, and the calendar integrates well with Outlook.

Cons

The trial version didn't have New Zealand public holidays automatically included, so I had to add these manually.

Vendor response

Dear Nicole, I'm so glad to hear that you are enjoying your experience with CakeHR! There are a lot of features we keep updating on a weekly basis and, probably thanks to you, now we have possibility to import also public holidays of New Zealand. So now, for certain, you can refer us to your New Zealand friends and colleagues, we are all set :) With thanks, Viktorija

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Matt S.

Computer Software, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Simple, easy to use HR software

Reviewed 3 years ago

Responsive to concerns, no reliability issues

Pros

Our team uses it to manage our paid time off and remote working policies. It's super simple and easy to use and very cost effective.

Cons

The way it is set up is probably designed for larger teams and takes a bit of effort in order to see everyone's calender as opposed to only the individuals on your 'team'

Vendor response

Dear Matt, Thank you very much for your feedback! We suggest using also our CakeHR app, that will help you to manage time-off policies much easier and it's more convenient when you are on the go :) With thanks, Viktorija

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Conley L.

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Computer Software, self-employed

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Could this be the best HR software?

Reviewed 5 months ago

Our group utilizes it to deal with our time-off and remote working arrangements. It's really basic and simple to utilize and exceptionally practical. Looks perfect and proposition numerous modules and yet the usefulness of the vast majority of them is exceptionally essential. I love that it is simple for my bookkeeping division to impart to me when solicitations have been paid.

Pros

Exploring through the framework is exceptionally simple and merely requires full preparation before utilizing it. I truly enjoyed the decision of price tags, contingent upon the requirements of your business. The UI is likewise instinctive, and the schedule coordinates well with Outlook.

Cons

No current cons I can think of. I had several login in issues a while back, but it was remotely fixed.

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Edward M.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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A solid option for a startup and SME

Reviewed 3 years ago

This has been a great solution to managing the day to day HR ops. I also like that i feel that i am contributing to making this product better such is the interaction with the CakeHR team. I am starting to reach some scalability limits but this software is evolving and i wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to a startup or SME.

Pros

It has all the standard features you need at a budget friendly cost and the customer support is responsive. The UI is intuitive, even for the employees who didn't really need any training to use it. I also like the G-Suite and Slack integration.

Cons

It needs more feature updates to have better functionality and scalability - the support team and community is pretty good at taking on requests and fixing bugs though.

Vendor response

Dear Edward, Thank you very much for your insightful review! Do not hesitate to share your ideas with us, your feedback really matters :) With thanks, Viktorija

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Anna R.

Commercial Real Estate, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Cake is great for small companies

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall we are happy and will continue to use Cake for hopefully many more years. We hope our requestes will be taken to development

Pros

It was very easy to setup it´s quiet user friendly it allows some automations vie receipts price is based on users

Cons

as we grow very fast our needs change, even tough the cake team did implement a few changes to also accommodate our needs some are not satisfied yet: option to choose a worktime pattern when adding new user complex leave policy setup with formula for holiday allowance based on i.e. (age, number of children etc.)

Vendor response

Dear Anna, Many thanks for your honest feedback! I just wanted to mention that there is automation available for some other tools except recipes. Let's get in touch to discuss our further cooperation and make sure you're making the most out of your subscription with us. With thanks, Viktorija

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Olga B.

Financial Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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The Potential of the CakeHR

Reviewed 4 years ago

The CakeHR, although with some issues, has quite the potential, especially if the developers continue improving and updating it. Not to mention that it is cheap in comparison to, for example, same BambooHR and it also fulfills pretty much all the needed options. I was pleasantly surprised with the customer support that I was provided while working with this software: if you have any questions or...

Pros

The Cake is very convenient for employees in terms of usage: it is simple, understandable, and solves the problem with the time-off policies' usage tracking.

Cons

There were quite a few issues that weren't particularly to my liking; however, after mentioning them to the CakeHR support team - they were quickly fixed and changed in the way we wanted them to. Still, there is one thing that I think needs an improvement. As of now, when you want to upload the documents - you cannot filter/restrict them by location or the team. You can either upload it for everyone within the company to see it or upload it individually. As you might have already realized from that - if you want only one department or only one country's branch to see a certain document - you will have to upload it individually every time.

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Hi Olga, thank you so much for taking time to submit your feedback. More options for documents share is due to be in production next week - so watch this space! :)

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Anonymous Reviewer

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Financial Services, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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CakeHR review

Reviewed 3 years ago

The best value for money, where HR processes get automated very quickly and user friendly.

Pros

It is very adjustable, features are updated each week with increasing functionality, accessible customer support, very friendly pricing.

Cons

Bugs. With such a speed in new releases it is almost inevitable that bugs pop up. New customer onboarding could be improved with clear guidelines. Knowledge base with instructions of use could be more informative. System could offer basic templates for all modules (survey, onboarding, offboarding etc)

Vendor response

Hello, We very much appreciate your feedback! I am sure you have also noticed how fast our developers fix a bug if one occurs :) As for the onboarding, I would be very grateful if you can contact me directly and share what can be improved, what information or steps you felt were missing during your onboarding process. Unfortunately, I can not guarantee that we will have templates for surveys...

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Liz W.

Used weekly for 2+ years

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Cake HR is a very handy tool

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Shows how much holiday allowance is left in a straight forward manner. Very user friendly and simple to navigate around the site.

Cons

The price went up recently which isn't ideal as we're not getting more for our money. Probably could offer more things on the site.

Vendor response

Hi Liz I hear your concerns about the price going up but without any new features. The pricing increase was our first in 6 years - since CakeHR began. "plans" became legacy and we made the cost much more easier to manage. The problem with the plans was that you would essentially pay double for a new hire that would take you from Plus to Premium, for example. That being said, this year, we're...

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Teona B.

Investment Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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HR Module

Reviewed 3 years ago

it's comfortable in use comparing with our previous HR portal, but definitely it's not tailor-made for customers and our contact person in support team is negligent and not professional

Pros

it's easy to use. has nice interface. n/a

Cons

1. unfortunately phone application it's not comfortable for managers. Computer version is more friendly than mobile app 2. support team does not support in professional and western manner, couple of times they didn't answer my e-mails and removed me from correspondence and contacted my IT manager instead, when the issues were very specific related to HR and couldn't be answered by IT alone 3. Presence...

Vendor response

Dear Teona, Our entire team apologizes that our service did not satisfy your expectations. We set a high standards for ourselves and are truly sorry to hear that those standards were not met in your interaction with our business. CakeHR team love helping clients and I am sure we did not intend to make you feel left out by contacting your colleague instead. We will internally investigate this situation to make sure those misunderstandings does not happen again. I will contact you directly to determine how we can provide you with a solution that will make you smile :) Let's get on a call and address this asap, we value your business. Thanks so much for letting us know! Viktorija Customer Success @ CakeHR

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Anonymous Reviewer

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Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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CakeHR has provided me with an excellent balance between feature and cost.

Reviewed 5 years ago

As a small business and only two (2) employees I was able to find a cost-effective solution for managing my employees.

Pros

It fulfils the critical requirements for managing Human Resource meaning a means for storing employee information , onboarding and offboarding features, time off management and a neat asset tracking module for assigning specific assets to employees.

Cons

Well the software does not have an attendance tracking feature, however I understand that this feature is in the pipeline.

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Max A.

Real Estate, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Everything we need and a bit more

Reviewed 3 years ago

i´m happy :)

Pros

easy to use for all employees troughtout all applications

Cons

price could always be better and the org chart has limitations!

Vendor response

Dear Max, We are very happy to receive your positive feedback :) Would you mind to give us some more details on what additional features you would like to see added to existing org. chart? Our system has evolved to be intuitive and user-friendly as a result of close collaboration with our clients, therefore please get in touch with us as your recommendations would be greatly appreciated! With thanks, Viktorija

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Laura D.

Marketing and Advertising, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Cake HR is a Strategic Partner

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

We have created a very close relationship of collaboration with Cake HR. The flexibility and adaptability to listen to our needs, make custom adaptations to the tool, etc has been of great value.

Cons

In the past the festive day calendars where difficult to handle, to manual. I think now this has improves.

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alexandre B.

Computer Software, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Very functional

Reviewed 4 years ago

The time off functionality is reliable and well built. I don't find that there is many product updates, which would be nice, but the value for money overall is good, and I would recommend.

Pros

Easy to use Provide a good snapshot of the company's activity Allow the essentials to happen

Cons

The actual visual interface It misses, in my opinion, some more ''Fancy'' features that would be nice to have

Vendor response

Hi Alexandre, thank you for your feedback, this is much appreciated! We release new product updates each week, you can check them out from your CakeHR dashboard. I would love to schedule a quick call with you or discuss your ideas further - let's stay in touch :) Thanks Ilona

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Fabio M.

Computer Software, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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use of cake for Italian SMB

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

easy to use, clear, good capabilities of customization, cheap

Cons

absence of renewable monthly policies, limited configuration for carryovers

Vendor response

Hello Fabio, thanks so much for leaving the feedback :) I would love to have a further chat with you to review your policy settings as well as customising carryovers. I am confident we are able to find a best solution for your Leave Management requirements :) Thanks Ilona

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Natalie J.

Marketing and Advertising, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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A good software for a great price

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Significantly cheaper than others in the market Covers time off, employee data, and stores documents for all employees Easy to use

Cons

I can't download org chart in a pdf version I have to download time off reports to individually distribute them to the managers

Vendor response

Dear Natalie, Thank you for bringing this to our attention! Once transferring 51-200 employee org chart to A4 format, you, unfortunately, will end up with a document that is in an unusable state. We are looking into this issue, but if you already figured out the perfect solution, we would be thrilled if you whisper it to us :)) All in all, there will be some updates in regards to the org. chart any time soon, I'll keep you informed! With thanks, Viktorija

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Soha J.

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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It`s a useful tool helps our company to master out HR issues.

Reviewed 5 years ago

Be well organized

Pros

It is very easy to use, and really a value added to our company that helps us to arrange internally.

Cons

I don't see that there is one point you should focus on it, but everything in technology has to be better over time,

Vendor response

"everything in technology has to be better over time" - we agree! Based on the feedback, we're constantly improving UI, UX and features. I'm really happy you find CakeHR easy to use and that our solution adds value to Chesstag!

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Jean-christophe P.

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Information Technology and Services, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend3/10

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CakeHR for a startup

Reviewed 4 years ago

Complex on boarding

Pros

We are simplifying the monitoring of our staff movements

Cons

Cost is prohibitive for that simple usage. And excel sheet can do the same, but not possible to integrate in calendar... so we have to pay for that comfort, that is not really well priced

Vendor response

Hello Jean-Christophe, thank you for your feedback. I am curious to learn how would you like to benefit from CakeHR as an HR Management System. There is more to CakeHR than creating excel-like reports and Calendar functionality. I would really like to ensure you get the most benefit out of your subscription so how about if we arrange a call where I can show you all functionality that is already available to you? :)

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Anonymous Reviewer

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Market Research, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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CakeHR - good product, even better service

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

As an SME we needed a platform for our HR. We reviewed most of the systems intended for a business for our size and CakeHR was the best price / value combination. Since taking it, we've found it to be useful, it's done the job we wanted. Best of all has been their customer service. When we've had a development request they've taken it seriously and, in most cases, added it. The product needs some further development, esp around appraisals. But we are happy with our choice and hope to stay with Cake for some time, especially if they remain as responsive as they've been to date.

Cons

It could be a bit easier to navigate. I sometimes have to get reminders on how to find certain parts of the platform.

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Anonymous Reviewer

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Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best HR tool for any business

Reviewed 4 years ago

Awesome! It's a great price and does everything you need without being overly complicated to get the hang of.

Pros

It's extremely easy to use and for our team to grasp as well. I love that it integrates with apps like slack so the whole team can see if colleagues are off sick or working remotely. The policies they allow you to set are very flexible and once it's setup, it just runs in the background and you don't have to worry about it.

Cons

Nothing. Honestly, I haven't found something I didn't really dislike yet. If I was to be really picky, I'd say that as a manager, it's not that easy to amend or add attendance records, but once you figure it out, it's fine. It does allow it, it's just one of the features that's less intuitive to use.

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Jayan D.

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201-500 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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This application is very easy to use because of the mobile application and the web application.

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

View the employees inside the office at a moment is very and the customizable approvals for employee requests. These very simple features are helping in a huge way to enhance the achievements to be gained by the company. Since employee satisfaction is very important in a company. Dragging and dropping the employees inside the company to create teams is another valuable functionality because it's very easier to plan the current processes in the company. This application has a lot more pros than cons. Very easy to use and has a lot of functionalities which are useful to a company.

Cons

There are some small cons in the user interfaces because sometimes they get stucked in low performance PCs

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Ilze G.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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CakeHR's review

Reviewed 4 years ago

For the price soft is very good. The most important part is what do you want from the soft? If employees time off tracking is on of the main reasons, then CakeHR is a perfect fit.

Pros

I like the most customer support (it's fast, helpful, plus, some things which I have mentioned, later I see in the soft which is great and let's the customer feel special :)

Cons

Access levels - the weakest part in this soft. Still waiting for new levels which I could share with HRs in our other offices. Also a bit disappointing is reporting part. Would like to make reports more specified, with more options than now.

Vendor response

Thank you, Ilze! We already working on reports advancement! :)

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Robert R.

Information Technology and Services, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Simple, modern and easy to use!

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Good looking, easy to use and has some nice features like Slack integration for leave management. Also their customer support response time is amazing!

Cons

Extensions are too expensive if your employees are going to use those only once per month. Also would like to have some intranet features like events or blog :)

Vendor response

Hi Robert, Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Your feedback will give additional encouragement to our customer support team :) I'll contact you directly to get more detailed feedback on additional modules we offer, meanwhile, you can make yourself a cup of coffee and dive into CakeHR blog - https://blog.cake.hr/ Best regards, Viktorija

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Erfane A.

Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Ease our staff administration

Reviewed 6 years ago

CakeHR is very easy to use and implement. Before we had a Google Sheet which was perfect for 3 persons. But then we grew to 10 and I didn't want to take any more of my time handling a stone age tool. I feel now very comfortable with CakeHR, a dedicated product at a very competitive price. Last but not least, all our requests for support have been responded to very quickly. Thanks!

Pros

It is easy to use. There's a mobile app.

Cons

The mobile app should have more features.

Vendor response

Erfane! A pleasure to read your review. We appreciate the comments and, just in time for the end of the year, we're going to updating the mobile apps to include more features like the web app! We also have a few surprises up our sleeves in the new year so get ready for that!

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Mmathabo M.

Law Practice, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Totally Recommend

Reviewed a year ago

Our employee profiles, data, financials and even documented reports are now easily accessible and easy to manage.

Pros

All our HR functionalities can be managed in not just a chronological manner but time-saving cost effective manner. It has minimized many tasks for us.

Cons

It is not easy to integrate with the system we have always used here at our company but we are considering switching fully to SAGE HR.

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Austin S.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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HR for the Non-Profit

Reviewed 6 years ago

CakeHR has been a lifesaver for our organization. Prior to CakeHR we we trying to keep track of all of our human resources information in various places and in various systems that weren't able to manage that information. CakeHR allows us to have clarity and function well without the need to hire an employee to cover this post. Great platform, easy to use, and has served us well. Thank you, and keep up the great work!

Pros

Ease of use. The interface is great. Cost is fair.

Cons

I don't have any complaints!

Vendor response

Thank you, Austin! We love serving the church and I'm super glad to see that you're feeling great about CakeHR.