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Cloud-based Human Experience Management (HXM) software

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  • Likelihood to recommend7.29/10

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Pros and cons

Ou can list and reach any kind of training & courses online. It's a good platform to find all kind of learning stuff in a hub.
Successfactors has been great for our company, we are glad we got it.
Also It can helped us to streamline our HR processes and improve efficiency, leading to increased productivity and cost savings.
Reporting is quite tedious and more manual intervention required. Time Management is too complex - not simple to trouble shoot errors.
The customer support is awful. To put in a ticket, you have to research the topic on their site before it lets you submit a ticket.
Crap UX: Means many clicks = drags down productivity. Setting up processes or adding a step is an actual project.
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Justin D.

Director Talent Acquisition

Information Technology and Services, 501-1,000 employees

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SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite Review: Its been valuable to our organization

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Justin: Hi, my name's Justin. I'm a Senior Manager II of talent acquisition for Capgemini Engineering,...

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Parul A.

Senior consultant

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

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Vast range of features

Reviewed a year ago

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Parul A.: Hi, my name is Parul and I work as a senior consultant for an IT company which provides support...

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Tiana T.

Automotive, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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There's always something in here you didn't know it was capable of

Reviewed 5 years ago

SF is great because the experience changes for each user. You can control access down to each page type and req number. It is such a great tool for recruiting and data tracking as long as you are willing to dedicate the time to learn the system.

Pros

The amount of reports and data that this software holds is amazing. You are able to track an employees progress from the second they apply to the time that they leave and everything in between. I am able to pull very specific reports, or ask that they be created. The data is there somewhere, it's just a matter of figuring out how to harness it.

Cons

You need to spend some serious time training in the underbelly of this program to make sure that you are getting your monies worth. As far as HRIS systems go, this one integrates well with other internal programs, so spend the time learning.

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Fernando d.

Computer Software, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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Too complicated...

Reviewed 6 years ago

My certifications came from extensive studies, I think I couldn't have made it without SAP Learning, by success factors. If the format was just like the OpenSAP, then it would be perfect!

Pros

It has an extensive collection of books and training materials. You can prepare yourself for a certification exam by using the materials which are available to your company. You can find the right material and study focused on your objective. Some materials must be bought by you Enterprise or it will not be available to its employees, but even without the specific trainings, it stills useful.

Cons

Its so hard to use it. Nothing is easy to find, you spend too much time just to know where you are and to find what you are looking for. It would me much better if it is just like the OpenSAP. That other platform is better organized and structured, but SAP Success Factors still got its value, I think it just could be better.

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Medical Devices, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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Horrible UX, hight cost and lacking features (Recruiting module)

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Nothing compared to modern ATS´s like Ponty, Workable, Teamtailor, GreenHouse etc. A nice "tell" is that during demo videos (created by actual fans/users on Youtube) the product lags and there is pauses every now and then since the pages have to load and you have to wait. Acceptable 10 years ago, not so much in 2018.

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- Crap UX: Means many clicks = drags down productivity - Setting up processes or adding a step is an actual project. Something that takes less then 2 minutes with any of the systems above - No data visualization (unless extra module is bought). Data is everything! And it´s a really unmodern and slow process to create specific reports (again, a project in itself), and then you get a report where...

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Ashok k.

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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All you Need as Employee is Here

Reviewed a year ago
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It helps to manage All Employee information safely.Easy to access and submit their concerns like applying leaves, payroll management, Searching for internal job can be done by themselves.Time Sheet Management is good, In that more options available so that we can mention easily.Available in system and Mobile which is super good.

Cons

HR policy tab should be pre designed, so that employee get everything clearly.

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Automotive, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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Need improvement on user experience

Reviewed 5 years ago

It's a very capable and customizable platform for any kind of business needs but user interface and performance needs to be improved.

Pros

SAP is a well-known management system which is recognized by most of companies and can be adapted for your needs without knowledge of hard programming. You can drag and drop someting to create your own system.

Cons

User interface is not friendly and it works slowly. If you use on a browser, go back future can struggle. Developers should focus to increase GUI and performance.

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Banking, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used other for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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SAP SuccessFactors - The HR Platform

Reviewed 3 years ago

SAP SuccessFactors was one stop solution for all the requirements related to HR.

Pros

SAP SuccessFactors is a total one stop solution for almost all the HR functions such as Employee on-boarding, Performance Management, Payroll etc.

Cons

As SAP SuccessFactors has a lot if functions and rolls, it is found little bit confusing to operate. If the main options made simplified, it will be great.

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Automotive, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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Complicated GUI Design

Reviewed 5 years ago

Success Factors Learning has a complicated graphical user interface and sometimes it's so hard to use. I couldn't find some options easily (especially when I try to filter some kind of trainings) and spends my time. It's design should be changed to make more eye-pleasing.

Pros

ou can list and reach any kind of training & courses online. It's a good platform to find all kind of learning stuff in a hub

Cons

Graphical user interface is so complicated. It's hard to use. It should be designed more user-friendly.

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Computer Software, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Easy way to review performance in big teams

Reviewed 3 years ago
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It´s great for perfomance review, allows to track objectives and the progress of each of them, at the end of the year your team members reviews themselves and you review them too, so you can easily and objectively have a full year review to share with them

Cons

The look and feel is kind of old and you have a lot of full page loads when modern software can update part of the content you´re looking

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Jonathan A.

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Excellent application for production companies

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

It is a software that allows modular growth, adjusts and parameterizes the needs of each country, has absolute control of information security, integrates different areas of the company, and has in detail all operations

Cons

It is very expensive, the implementation takes a long time, it requires the change of many processes to adapt to the best practices, the front end is not so friendly when using it. it requires very robust equipment for its implementation.

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Jeremiah F.

Computer Software, 501-1,000 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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SuccessFactors has Room for Improvement

Reviewed 5 years ago

Overall SuccessFactors is adequate in reviewing my job requirements, extra learning opportunities, or profile specific information. It's a bit difficult to navigate and once you've been to the place you need to go it's best to bookmark it as it may be cumbersome to get back to that spot.

Pros

SuccessFactors is easy to log into (uses AD Creds) and the front page is inviting with an overview of main pages I typically need to visit.

Cons

Navigating throughout the various places I need to go can get complicated and with all the redirects it can take a bit of time for a page to load. We have learning/courses integrated within SuccessFactors and often times progress is lost or SuccessFactors doesn't register when I close out of a window.

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Mohammad K.

Apparel & Fashion, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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SAP Human Capital Management

Reviewed 8 years ago

The main focus of SAP HCM is employee administration: which gives basic, personnel-related data, and leverages a centralized database that enables employees and management to access up-to-date, consistent information that supports HR- and business-related decisions. Global employee management allows to supports processes involved in international employee relocation, including planning and preparation...

Pros

Talent management analytics: which allows for employee skill/qualification analysis; recruiting process evaluation; learning program effectiveness measures; succession program assessment; cost-benefit analyses of employee compensation programs.

Cons

Training and SOX deployment is bit difficult

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Rynardt N.

Information Technology and Services, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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SAP SuccessFactors Review

Reviewed 5 years ago

Overall usability and end user experience makes this a great solution. Because it's a Cloud based solution it also allows end users to transact anytime and everywhere.

Pros

The ease of change management to move over from legacy solutions to a Cloud Based solution that SuccessFactors provides end users.

Cons

The lack of a robust payroll solution. Currently end users decides to rather keep their payroll solution in SAP ECC or other software.

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Mining & Metals, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Good Core HRIS - but nothing more than that

Reviewed 3 years ago

Poor to non existent customer service, with poor additional modules not worth using (much better to use best of breed tech and integrate it into SF via API or SFTP), but a decent Core HRIS for larger organisations.

Pros

For a Core HRIS, it's a solid system. A little complicated in use, but nevertheless, core HRIS data is well structured and reportable.

Cons

Additional modules are basic to poor in quality. Recruitment module is a 5/10 - does the very basic stuff, but that's it. Very reactive recruitment focus, relying on job board posts to fill jobs. Non existent functionality - in terms of them actually being useful - re talent pools, searching the database, integrating with other tech etc. I couldn't also recommend the Performance module - too complicated and not liked amongst users. Talent module not worth it at all. Etc etc.

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Honey G.

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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End to end Human Resources solution

Reviewed 5 years ago
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Light weight, easy user interface, good reporting and insights , all modules - recruitment, onboarding, PMS, LMS are integrated and provide much more than ATS service.

Cons

Successfactors login creates problems sometimes because of downtime or IP related issues.

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Khaled A.

Packaging and Containers, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Easy to use ,clear ,transparent ,Reduced the documentary cycle

Reviewed a year ago

it is Easy to use ,clear ,transparent ,Reduced the documentary cycle

Pros

It enables you to accomplish whatever you want from vacations, iyou can make evearything you need from comapnies colliges while you in place

Cons

performers evaluation is complicated process and take long prosudres and not all labours can treat it so company cancel this process

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Norman W.

Pharmaceuticals, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Many features but hard to use

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

- Employees familiar with SAP in other use-cases will have an easier time adapting to this version of the software. - Reporting functionality if powerful and capable to dealing with large amounts of data and pulling what data looked like on a particular time-frame.

Cons

- Administrator interface is not intuitive and has a steep learning curve in order to use it. Requires a significant amount of time to train new administrators. - Learner portal is not well laid out and can be confusing for new employees.

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Amanda F.

Utilities, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Effective LMS with Additional Tools and Resources

Reviewed 4 years ago

Overall it is a useful tool that has helped us accomplish learning and development initiatives, performance-driven development, and much more.

Pros

It's nice to have not only your learning management system (LMS), but also your performance review and feedback system in one. We do not utilize all of it's features, but those we do are effective and is fairly easy to catch on to.

Cons

Some action items are harder to find than others and you have to search for them among the different tabs and functions under each. Some rating limitations within the system for performance if you want to customize your own rating system.

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Jasper d.

Management Consulting, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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SuccessFactors, the Samsung of the HR software world

Reviewed 6 years ago

If you would like to compare it to the mobile phone market, it could be seen as the Samsung in the market, whereas Workday is the Apple in the market. SuccessFactors doesn't give the Apple kind of feeling, but by far has better (and more) options inside, whereas Workday tends to be perceived as a bit easier to some customers, while you do loose a lot of functionality.

Pros

- Highly flexible for a cloud based product; - Offers a lot of options to customise as a customer after the implementation.

Cons

- Has a lot of features that won't be useful to a lot of customers; - Doesn't always give you the feeling it's one system if you combine various modules.

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Human Resources, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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SAP HCM

Reviewed 6 years ago

Payroll and Legal Reporting is near perfection, although with challenges (at least PT Location has challenges on the legal report side. All the HR information is gathered in one place, which allows for reporting and analytics to be deep and accurate.

Pros

Talent management analytics: which allows for employee skill/qualification analysis;

Cons

The learning curve of usability is a bit steep, although when you get the hang of it you won't believe how effective this software is.

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Garrett E.

Computer Software, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Good product; would be great to see more...

Reviewed 7 years ago

Stay true to what you are good at; be the best there and innovate! If you nail that people will continue to come; but if you bury the features within SAP - my guess is that they will be quickly overtaken.

Pros

It has been interesting to see how SuccessFactors has evolved and is now being positioned within SAP. I have always seen them as stronger in performance management and succession. The frameworks the tool was originally based on have certainly held the test of time.

Cons

As with everyone acquired by Oracle or SAP; you wonder what is going to be left in a couple of years. Also, struggle with the adequacy of the payroll, benefits, workforce management, etc.. Have always understood why they wanted to be there but it's a bit like going to a motorcycle dealer to but a car.

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Automotive, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Old Fashioned HCM Program

Reviewed 4 years ago

It does the job but it does not please you when using it. Also, it does not allow you to create your custom views, custom reports etc.

Pros

Team status reports are really useful. Vacation plan reports, office hour reports, salary reports and salary change reports.

Cons

User interface is very old fashioned and navigation within program to find correct functions and features are really hard.

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Özen Ş.

Oil & Energy, 5,001-10,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Single source of information for HR management

Reviewed a year ago

They improved the user friendliness of the system with final update. I find it effective since I lead a team of 50+ professionals.

Pros

I can find multiple critical information on the same platform as team management, personal development, tasks to be completed etc.

Cons

Sometimes I face with difficulties to use the system on mobile.

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Rajesh R.

Management Consulting, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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SAP tool review

Reviewed 7 years ago
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Integration of all modules makes a seamless experience if all upstream and downstream process is set up effectively. The checks and balances in terms of validations are set up which ensures integrity of data.

Cons

Complex change management process and it takes long time to drive changes in the SAP system. This often leads to escalations and low user satisfaction

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David K.

Consumer Goods, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Easy to use but slow system

Reviewed 7 years ago

Easy of use and access to a cloud based sas system.

Pros

The ability to easily configure forms and processes as needed. The portlets are easy to manage and use and everything field is reportable.

Cons

The limitation of a SASS based system with very slow process to add a recomendation on a gap. Also it's very slow compared to other systems like Cornerstone.

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Justin K.

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing,

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Solid software that continues to improve each year.

Reviewed 9 years ago
Pros

SuccessFactors offers a wide variety of products covering the entire full talent suite including L&D, succession, recruiting, and performance management software. Having a "one-stop-shop" for all of our talent management needs was a major factor in our software choice. This not only provides a better user experience for our employees, but consolidates our data into one place. Also, the software is highly configurable. While this varies by module, there is typically a lot room to configure both the functionality and aesthetics of the software.

Cons

Some of the products were purchased later on and "bolted" to the existing software. Unfortunately, these pieces can end up not meshing well with the existing system. They sometimes require separate log-ins, additional uploads/permission/management, and separate reporting. There hasn't been much of an effort by SuccessFactors to better align these products so that there is a fluid transition between...