WebHR At The Top On Human Resources (HR) Category Leaders Q1 2018 On Gartner’s GetApp

Gartner’s GetApp, recently published the quarterly ranking of the Top 25 HR solutions on the market, and WebHR was named #1! https://web.hr Their ranking report aims to recognize the top solutions for SMBs and is based on five unique factors: reviews, integrations, data security, mobile platforms, and media presence. There are more than 286 HR solutions listed on GetApp, so being #1 is quite the achievement!

GetApp’s quarterly ranking showcases the top 25 Human Resources (HR) apps based in the cloud. Each app is scored using five factors, worth 20 points each, for a total possible score out of 100. These factors include user reviews, integrations, mobile app availability, media presence, and security. Each app’s score is independent of commercial interests and existing relationships that GetApp has with app vendors

Who is the ranking for?

GetApp’s Category Leader ranking is for business owners and decision makers looking for a comprehensive list of the leading cloud-based software products in the industry.

The ranking serves as a point of reference highlighting key factors that small businesses should look at when assessing a piece of software. These factors include user perception (reviews), compatibility (integrations and mobile compatibility), market presence (media presence), and security features (security).

How are the scores calculated?

An app’s score is calculated using five unique data points, each scored out of 20, giving a total score out of 100. The ranking and scoring methodology ensure complete impartiality and independence from any relationships that GetApp has with app vendors.

User Reviews

Review scores are calculated using reviews collected from GetApp and its sister sites, Software Advice and Capterra. Scores are calculated based on the total number, average rating, and recency of reviews.

The number of reviews and average user rating are scaled against the category average. A weighting is then applied to reward recency of user reviews: reviews written in the last 6 months score up to 10 points, those written between 6 and 12 months ago score up to 6 points, and those more than 12 months old score up to 4 points. These numbers are added together to give a total maximum score of 20.

Integrations

Integration scores factor in a number of variables. Up to 16 points are awarded based on the number of integrations an app has; the first 10 points are awarded based on the number of integrations relative to the category average, while 4 points are awarded based on the number of integrations relative to the leaders in the category. An additional 5 points is awarded for an integration with Zapier, a widely used software integration platform, while an extra point is given for h

Mobile Platforms*

Mobile scores are calculated based on the availability of an iOS and Android app. 5 points are awarded for the presence of each app, with an additional 10 points being awarded for the number and average rating of reviews in both the App Store and Google Play. These review scores are calculated and scaled against the competition for a maximum of 5 points per platform and an overall maximum score of 20.

If there isn’t a native iOS or Android app, the product’s website is assessed using Google’s PageSpeed Insights to measure mobile usability. The score is returned out of 100, then scaled to a score out of 5 for a maximum of 5 points.

aving an open API. The total possible score for integrations is 20 points.

Media Presence

Media presence is calculated using the number of Twitter followers and Facebook fans that an app has. The number of fans and followers are added together, and each app is scored based on this overall number, compared with others in the category. The first 15 points are awarded for the combined number of followers and fans scaled against the category average, while the final 5 points are awarded for the combined number of followers and fans scaled against the top leaders in the category. These two scores are added together for a total out of 20 points.

Security

Security scoring is calculated using answers from a vendor-completed survey. The questions in the survey are based on the Cloud Security Alliance self-assessment form as part of the Security, Trust & Assurance Registry. With 15 questions, each answer is assigned a point value based on vendor response, with additional points given for security certifications, for a maximum possible score of 20.

In the event of a tie, each data point is weighted for importance, with security taking precedent, followed by reviews, integrations, mobile apps, and media presence, respectively.

*All data points combining calculations for both ratings and reviews are calculated using a Bayesian estimate, which is a weighted average that includes the number of reviews and the rating of an app, benchmarked against others in the category.

 

 

Connect and engage your workforce with the future of HR

The coming years, would be the years of evolution and change for HR. The way we manage people has come a long way, there is an ever changing scenario, when it comes to how a company advertises, recruits, engages and evaluates employees. There was a huge gap between the corporate outlook and the way SMBs see things a few years ago, along with distinct differences between the ways to deal with their respective workers, which seem to have been merging now and the new ideology tells us that every company, large or small needs to quantify and gauge the employee experience and retain their best talent, not just recruit them.

All that glitters is not gold and not all expensive software ensure the quality of services provided. The true demographics of companies all over the world, according to a research done by the analysts at WebHR, tell us a surprising story, there is a huge demand for an All-in-One HCM suite not just for smaller companies but also larger corporations, that tend to burn a whole lot of money on software systems, that are hard to deploy, provide little value compared to the amount spent on them or have an extremely complicated learning curve. What the team at WebHR has found out is that, it doesn’t matter how pricy the software in place, if it fails at basic functionality and doesn’t provide an ease of use for the user, it becomes a burden on the company.

The next generation of software tend to be smarter, precise and more vigilant about the customer requirements, have shorter life cycles for necessary updates essential to make the workflows smoother, make more customization to cater and adjust to different workflows. The newer tools focus on customer queries, their worries and concerns and provide them support free of cost to equip them with a better understanding of the software, helping them use it at its maximum potential. The evolutionary process wants these systems to incorporate more social aspect tools, that keep the teams engaged, performing up to their mark, meet targets and then evaluated more responsibly and fairly. Companies need to make sure that their spending is justified and they get ease of using a software that covers most aspects related to HR and goes an extra mile.

The rapid innovation onset round the globe, accounts for an increased level of automation and intelligent analysis of data to bring out more productivity, that is where the team WebHR understands that AI and data analytics can be a game changer. The use of certain physical devices to extract data, without actually doing any manual work, like Amazon’s Alexa, acting as an HR manager. These are the facts that are changing the way HR looks and feels. The meetings from different ends of the world, done virtually in a conference room with just a VR headset, that works with WebHR. This is just a fraction of what the team at WebHR is planning to do in this space.

The step forward is not just all that innovation but also to meet the human end of it and improve it manifold. The evaluations, as we see it today are based on old tactics and sometimes do not turn out to be beneficial in any substantial change in an employee;s career or pathway. To bring  valuable and significant change, is not to bring out a feedback that is not reflective of employees day to day activities but more directed towards an overall achievement designed to highlight those certain phases where they completed a project and showed their best capabilities, with elated sense of team spirit. If we look into the life cycles of startup, that continually go through different phases of development, their employees go from the very basic in skills set to becoming an integral part of the team, where everyone works as a cohesive and combined force, having a larger success rate of getting things done effectively. The level of persistence and organizational development depends on the level of engagement amongst the employees and the focused objectives to do better by adapting skills at work and utilizing them effectively.

Today’s employees have entered an era of competition, where people grab opportunities faster and are ready to take on career paths, that are challenging and demand a constant process of learning, with that said, finding that talent has become more convenient through tools like “WebHR”, as WebHR helps creating a brand recognition for the company and help them spread good vibes about them, putting forth their mission towards acquiring and retaining the best suitable candidates for their businesses. This not just brings out the companies as specific “brands” but also ensure that their integrity, is the main focus during the process.

The latest wave of showdowns for the leaders in the upper-most tiers of the company and their deeds being highlighted on social media, means surrounding the company culture. No company big or small, can survive on brand names alone, it is imperative to build a culture of trust and understanding as portrayed by the CEO of the company itself. Nothing stays inside a company’s board room, or no misconduct can be brushed under the carpet these days. A better management, is a connected, honest and culture reflective management. A culture where all employees have an equal opportunity to grow and get promoted to the positions they deserve. The mechanism of sharing and appreciating efforts put in by every member of the team, with very visual tokens of appreciations, like “employee of the month”, “high achievers”, badges, that make their day and boost their ego, making them feel involved and engaged at all times.

The team at WebHR has experimented and tested different ways of bringing a social aspect to HR and uplift its current role, moving it towards a platform that provides, connectivity and sense of tribe building amongst the employees. Improving the mental well-being of even the most introverted of the employees in the company by giving them a chance to mingle with all the tiers in the company. The team at WebHR has noticed that it bridges the gap between older and younger employees, creating a unique mechanism of learning, where millennials seek wisdom and advice from older, more experienced ones.

WebHR’s team has always been innovating the ways we deal with our most valuable assets ” our employees”, the team holds this notion highly, that an overall success at any company is directly related to the well-being of their employees. They are not just a tool to get a better ranking but also an essential and integral basis of how a company builds its image from the ground up and be known for that. The modern day companies want more, they want fast, effective and affordable ways of doing things and larger corporations have realized the same thing. The coming year would be the year when affordable HR tools break their way into companies of all sizes and categories. The need has been identified and the change is imminent.

WebHR – Creating A Connected Work World

In a hyper connected social world that sees no distinction between work and social life, we live, breathe and survive on Facebook. The professional networks on LinkedIn create new opportunities and business ventures, socially connecting the different businesses and expanding our horizons. These days, there are hundreds of thousands of tools that let you stay connected and updated at all times. Be it twitter, SnapChat, Facebook or WhatsApp, they all create this essential set of connectivity.

WebHR is all combined in one, status updates, photos and videos shared like Facebook. The video calls & conferences, video interviews with candidates.  The companies can share news, update news feeds and news letters. WebHR shares and helps create company events, that go to everyone involved as notifications or show up on the dashboards as part of the news feed.

WebHR engages the employees by providing badges for employee engagement and encouragement. Live conference rooms, for different tiers and departments within a company to stay in touch and converse in real time. It’s tools are a great way of providing value to the clients, a way of adding more perks and cutting costs, to give them a taste of the future. It is the only HR software that has a conversational Web App, has integrated with Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Invoke to provide a futuristic HR assistant, that helps you gather intelligent data within a flicker of a second.

WebHR has means of constantly measuring the usage of clients and then upping its game, to keep giving them something new to try, test and add it as a feature. The fast paced innovation has enabled us to add a VR experience to everything like, meetings, conferences and candidate interviews. This is still in the testing mode but the team is very excited and is testing all possibilities of  making it flawless. Every detail is measured in terms of usage and user experience and then launched for all the users. The sidebars on WebHR’s dashboard show valuable everyday details that all HR managers would promptly want to get in touch with, like all important days, leaves, birthdays etc.

The news feed becomes daily stories to keep employees updated about all important things they should know about. The project management gets everyone involved, on the same page and makes it easier for employees to set assignments and monitor how tasks are accomplished. The teams can chat in real time or send messages, there are hundreds of tools companies use separately to make these things possible, while WebHR brings all under one platform. Every feature introduced and created is aimed towards usage and user friendliness, this is the reason the feedback we get is that WebHR is helping companies with higher engagement amongst teams at work. We constantly roll out something new, to make office and work lives easier, our teams are ahead of the curve when it comes to innovating and implementing something exciting.

The only way WebHR tops its competitor is true, responsive customer service, no call has gone unanswered since the conception of the company, having teams that work round the clock, since our customers are spread round the world and are now expanded over 196 countries. Our teams engage with its customers over calls, live chat, Facebook messenger, emails, phone calls, Skype, contact us form, twitter, LinkedIn etc. There is no way a customer could have a problem reaching out to us. The team at WebHR is always on a research and build mode, we listen to the pains of the customers attentively, talk to them and take their concerns into consideration, engage with them and develop features that makes things easier for them. The only way any company can increase usage is to keep offering things that remove glitches from everyday work life cycles.

Every integration made through our platform is always something requested by our customers, not just power users but also startups because that is where the true talent lies. We keenly observe the trends and usage of apps at all times and then integrate them with ours and that makes it easier for the users to get data all under one platform.

Free HR for Startups

Freebies have never lost luster and attraction. These days it is all about the value you can get for your money. For the startup world that actually means a lot. Imagine the most fragile time of your life, as an entrepreneur it means everything that matters to you, is the fact that your life depends upon the successful launch of your company. You are a builder, a dreamer and a doer, the only thing that you lack at this stage is resources. You might want to invest in a software that grows as your team grows.

WebHR has the capacity of accommodating and expanding as the needs change. The startup phase of the company is pretty critical, it is a time when one is experimenting, learning, exploring and venturing into new areas. At that critical phase of a startup’s life,  WebHR wants to provide all the initial leverage required  to launch without worrying about budgets and costs. WebHR also wants to provide them a classy most innovative experience, creating a culture of excellence right from the beginning.

Our motto is to not only cater to large corporations but also create an ultimate support mechanism for young businesses, so if a company has five or less employees, WebHR is free for them and provides them all the tools they need to manage their team in the best possible way. The mission is to educate and update entrepreneurs about the latest experiences in HR, also providing them a platform that uses AI to automate a lot of processes. Our aim is to provide an experience which they can easily claim they haven’t seen before.
Having said that, as a team grows and at times emerges as a bright and promising company that expands and adds in more employees, the system builds  a social culture within the organization, becoming an integral platform that would stick with them through their office lives.

Our teams have built brilliant ways of employee engagement which matter the most when any entrepreneur is building their legacy. The status updates, announcements, surveys, polls, meeting rooms, and badges for encouragement are all social elements that binds the employees together as a team.

WebHR gives all hard-core HR management tools and a lot more making office lives easier.
Our commitment towards all sizes of teams has set us apart from other HR companies. For WebHR it doesn’t really matter what size your company is, everyone gets personalized demo and training of the software for free.

WebHR believes in the culture of trust and openness between us and our clients hence, there is a detailed demo of the software available and anyone can view it. The customer service works round-the-clock, as we have clients all over the world, so it has to work in all times zones.

WebHR seamlessly takes care of on boarding, personal tracking, time and attendance, payroll management, recruiting, employee training and a lot more for free for any company, that has five or less employees. This social HR platform also features employee self service functionality and ability to manage employee training. It also allows the company to gather important verifiable data to report generation tool.

WebHR has made leaps and bounds in the field of AI, something upcoming companies might fall in love with. WebHR brings an easy hand free work environment where Amazon’s echo or Microsoft’s invoke becomes your HR manager.

Our team believes in innovation and so far is the only HR software that has partnered and integrated with physical devices to give the users an insight to what the future of HR is going to hold for them.The Web app is completely conversational now and acts like a personal HR assistant. WebHR helps organizations to get an effortless HR management to make startup of  life cycles smooth, so that they can function and exist in a peaceful environment and focus on their growth. WebHR understands that startups have time critical work goals and need to complete tasks as quick as possible, this is the reason WebHR helps them all the way from the time they on board their employees, to when they exit and provide them an exit screening.

Automation is the way forward and there is no stopping it. This helps facilitate the HR managers, supervisors and assistants and in numerous ways, so it doesn’t essentially means that it would eliminate the need of these people but enhance their skills. For startups it means less people with a better more efficient way of working. With automation startups can now focus more on strategy building and other productive measures to make their businesses more lucrative. The future of work means to get more productivity and profits out of your businesses and that is WebHR’s ultimate goal and motto. WebHR provides the boost and sense of accomplishment required by these small hard-working teams, keeps them engaged, rewards them and awards them, creating a sense of harmony and acquiring targets faster.

WebHR makes things simpler so even people with zero HR knowledge could feed data to the software and get faster more precise results. With a few clicks of the mouse or just by talking to the software, one can process payroll, benefits, on boarding, scheduling, shift planning, event planning, training -everything can be done without pulling out piles of paperwork that takes months of completion.

WebHR has the most secure way of having back ups for your data and in cases of emergencies and natural disasters, it is a sigh of relief that your data is backed up on a server rather than on files and papers that get destroyed.

WebHR supports and uplifts startups around the globe because, it knows the importance of how valuable the next generation of entrepreneurs is.