Onboard Software


 

Onboard is a cloud-based employee on-boarding solution for companies of all sizes in a variety of industries. Key features include employee verification, employee portal, e-signatures and task management.

Onboard enables users to manage the on-boarding process for new employees with onboard checklists, paperless and e-sign enabled processes, direct deposit setup and more. Managers and employees can electronically sign, store, and audit I-9 and W-4 forms to ensure compliance.

New hires can be given access to a personalized employee portal that includes messaging, videos, content and documents. Managers can create onboarding checklists with automated reminders for new employees to work through. The solution also includes a form builder with drag-and-drop fields and the ability to upload PDFs.

 

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Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

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Carrie from Peterson Companies, Inc. q
Specialty: Construction / Contracting
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2017

December 2017

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My favorite feature of HR Cloud is simply the ease of onboarding. I don't have to wonder how our new hires are doing with their paperwork; I can log in and see their progress for myself. Not having actual papers to potentially lose is another huge plus!

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The only con that I have experienced is that the initial welcome email that is generated by HR Cloud is oftentimes directed to my new employee's junk mail. I combat this by proactively letting them know to check their junk mail for the onboarding welcome email.

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Chad from Deviate Labs
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2018

January 2018

If only I implemented HR Cloud sooner....

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- Improved the first impression we convey to new applicants / hires
- Added structure / process to our employee onboarding
- Improved compliance with employment regulations

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I love the work-flow automation (which saves me time) and the fact that everything is compliant (which I assume will save me headache down the road).

As an owner of an agency that is scaling headcount, I really value the out-of-the-box work-flow that HR Cloud enables. For example, onboarding a new employee went from a flimsy Google Doc checklist (that was never up to date and looked pretty unprofessional in retrospect), to a polished looking new hire dashboard that updates automatically to ensure my onboarding process is fully compliant with all the stuff that Uncle Sam wants (e.g. i9 / eVerify).

I also use HR Cloud's "People" app to keep my org chart updated in real-time (which I love) and share team reporting structure and bio info with new hires so they get to know everyone (which helps make the onboarding process much more fluid and friendly which is really important as we have a distributed team).

Cons

When I first started using HR Cloud they didn't have all the integrations that they have today. One example of an integration I wish they had sooner was for an applicant tracking system. I'm eagerly awaiting the launch of their own ATS so I can consolidate my HR tools into one platform.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Bryan from Exactuals

January 2018

January 2018

Automates complex processes with full audit tracking

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Full audit tracking; modern UI and experience; automation of multiple group workflows; calendar integration with Office 365; robust reporting and dashboards

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The onboarding process involves many groups, has strict legal compliance requirements, and is one of the first ways a new employee experiences the company. HR Cloud allows us to automate these complex processes with full audit tracking and reporting, all while giving our new team members a modern, convenient experience.

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There is no perfect system (if there was, we would all buy it), so you have to invest in defining and maintaining your onboarding processes up front in order for team members to have a good experience. But that is more a function of the business process, not the software.

Review Source: Capterra
 


January 2018

January 2018

Easy to use, great for our needs.

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Search-ability is great when sifting through many people. It's easy to sign people up and our users have had few problems.

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There are too many things to open to get to a document that has been uploaded. It is a lot of clicking to get to one thing.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ken from Multispecialty Physician Partners

December 2017

December 2017

Helps keep track of tasks

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Clean interface that allows users to navigate between tasks and portals. Portals are neat and clean.

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Difficult to put in forms and tasks. Forms sometimes messes up. Tasks do not integrate with other platforms. Some of the mandatory fields are not needed.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Elizabeth (Liz) from Ichiban Cleaning, Inc.

December 2017

December 2017

Enjoy using this product and great customer service!

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Easy to use and excellent customer service. Easy to enter employee information, along with documentation and notes. Easy to explain to the employee how to use it when they receive their information to complete.

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I have trouble with finding how to easily correct a task that I may have done wrong, however; with great customer service, you have been able to help me each time.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jessica from ASRC Federal

December 2017

December 2017

The issues that have raised have been nearly impossible to resolve.

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The lack of support for issue resolution--I am an HR Administrator user, and it seems like the implementation team doesn't get nearly enough support when issues arise.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Dani from Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County

December 2017

December 2017

Good, but some room for improvement

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Reduces paper files, employees and administrators can access from anywhere. The onboarding function is great so that employees can have all of the paperwork completed before their first day in the office! Customer service is fantastic when there are issues.

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My company uses HR Cloud for 3 main purposes: performance reviews, PTO requests and onboarding/personnel recordkeeping. Unfortunately, all of these purposes are not on just one platform, so the admin and users have 2 separate platforms with logins to remember. This is extremely cumbersome and I am constantly having to remind my employees which platform to go to for which purpose. Also, the PTO platform does not automatically calculate remaining PTO after a request is made, so I have to keep a separate spreadsheet to track PTO remaining.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Christopher from Kestler Financial Group
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2017

December 2017

We have used Onboard to easily guide multiple new hires through the initial hiring process.

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Ability to easily on-board new hires and guide them through the process efficiently.

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We first and foremost like that Onboard keeps us in line from a compliance standpoint, which is extremely important. This program has helped dramatically working with new hires to e-sign documents, creating fillable PDF's and even automating some of those tasks. We have found that Onboard greatly reduces the time that it used to take to get a new hire up to speed.

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It hasn't happened very often, but there have been instances where emails that are generated through the system end up in a new hire's junk folder in their email.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Doug from Top Shelf Brands
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Quick, supportive, accessible from anywhere.

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Easily can use the software from anywhere, great customer service, more organized HR because we don't have to worry about storing documents. Ability to on-board quicker because of e-signing forms.

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We have been able to take advantage of the partnership between engagedly and HR Cloud, HR cloud and engagedly made this integration seamless, our employees can get right to their goals without having to log into engagedly from the HR Cloud system. I also love that customer support we get-every question we send is solved usually within 24 hours.

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Time off-I wish I could look specifically at one employee instead of the entire list- but I can sort the list alphabetically.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Aly from EDG Architecture | Engineering
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Easy to use, fun animations, superior customer service!!!

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This product does exactly what we needed it to do; engage our team with light, fun announcements.

Many of the products we were looking for were just too heavy for what we needed or just too social. Workmates offers a super clean interface. Our team was able to activate their account in one click and there was no training required. It's mobile app is an awesome resource when the team is out of the office or on the go. Simple, fun, easy to use!

Cons

We signed on while Workmates was still in development and working out the links. The customer service team was quick to respond to our feedback and had their development team resolve our problem in days.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ryan from Top Shelf Brands

November 2017

November 2017

Easy, functional, organized

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We are way more organized, can collect the proper documentation we need when an employee is starting but also through an employees time with us. It is easy to pull up any document or note we need to reference from anywhere.

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How easy it is to navigate, the ability to process the necessary paperwork to get an employee on boarded, the time off functionality and ability to use balances for our salaried people. How easy it is to reset someones password.

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The password requirements are a bit hard to remember, which is good for security purposes but we have a lot of employees who get locked out of their account.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Anna from Top Shelf Brands

November 2017

November 2017

Convenient, accessable, support.

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HR Cloud has been a great resource for our Company. With our business operating out of many different locations and senior leadership often working remotely it has been great to have a system that can be accessed from any where and is easy for our employees to navigate. I love knowing where to find all the on-boarding documents, having the ease of checking time off requests before I run payroll, and using the note function to make any performance notes I need from anywhere. The staff support has also been amazing, responsive, and quick.

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I love how easy it is to fill out necessary on-boarding documents for both the employees and myself.

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There are some bugs that you find as you go, but I will say that as I find them and tell the HR Cloud team, they quickly work to address them.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Alex from NEOGOV
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

It's the internal social network that companies need now.

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Gets everyone at my company on the same page and helps me see what is going on at all of our other offices.

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You can recognize your coworkers with kudos and the company directory is very useful to find information faster than looking it up elsewhere. Plus it's free!

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There is more functionality on the web version than the mobile but the mobile is really easy to use.

Review Source: Capterra