Employment Hero

Connecting employers and employees in the new world of work

About Employment Hero

Employment Hero’s cloud-based HRIS empowers Australian businesses to manage HR, payroll, performance, learning, recognition and benefits easily within one, integrated platform.

Employment Hero helps business owners and people managers be more efficient, cost-effective and compliant by taking the hassle out of HR and payroll admin. Features like paperless onboarding, contract and policy templates, bulk VEVO checks, electronic certifications, timesheets and leave management and automatic award interpretation save thousands of Australian businesses weeks in lost productivity.

Employment Hero takes care of the basics so you can focus on what’s important — growing your business. We believe that your people are your biggest asset; with all guns blazing, there’s no limit to what your business can achieve. Performance reviews, learning and development, reward and recognition and employee perks and benefits are all built into Employment Hero’s remote ready platform, ensuring your employees are engaged and connected like never before.

Employment Hero empowers you to get the most from your workforce. From the office or remote, Employment Hero is ready to change your world at work forever.

Pricing starting from:

A$7.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Employment Hero

  • Employment Hero is available as a native mobile application on iOS and Android, allowing users to access staff contacts and timesheets easily and conveniently on the move.

  • Employment Hero includes comprehensive reporting technology, enabling users to gather real time insight into organizational status and performance.

  • Employment Hero supports integration with Xero, MYOB and KeyPay, providing users with the tools to manage HR and accounting processes all in one centralized platform.

  • Users can opt in to the Employment Hero Benefits program, offering exclusive employee incentives and discounts on car finance or mobile plans.

  • Employment Hero utilizes employee self-service, permitting employees to enter and manage their own personal, bank and passport details as well as tax declarations and leave requests.
  • Typical Customers

    • Freelancers
    • Small Businesses (2-50)
    • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
    • Large enterprises (500 and more)

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    Australia, United Kingdom, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    A$7.00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Employment Hero Software - Bring all your HR into one, easy-to-use place.
    Employment Hero Software - Clearly view how everyone is contributing to the wider business goals on a team and individual level.
    Employment Hero Software - Help guide managers and employees through structured, constructive and bi-directional feedback for professional growth.
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    Employment Hero Software - Bring all your HR into one, easy-to-use place.
    Employment Hero Software - Clearly view how everyone is contributing to the wider business goals on a team and individual level.
    Employment Hero Software - Help guide managers and employees through structured, constructive and bi-directional feedback for professional growth.

    Features

    Total features of Employment Hero: 141

    • 401(k) Tracking
    • API
    • Academic/Education
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity/News Feed
    • Ad hoc Reporting
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Applicant Tracking Software
    • Approval Process Control
    • Asynchronous Learning
    • Attendance Management
    • Attendance Tracking Software
    • Audit Trail
    • Automated Scheduling
    • Benefits Management
    • Blended Learning
    • Bonus Management
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Built-in Course Authoring
    • Bulk Reference Request
    • Calendar Management
    • Certification & Licensing
    • Check Printing
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Commenting/Notes
    • Compensation Management Software
    • Compensation Statements
    • Compliance Management
    • Contractor Management Software
    • Corporate/Business
    • Course Management
    • Course Tracking
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Deduction Management
    • Direct Deposit
    • Disability Insurance Administration
    • Document Management Software
    • Document Storage
    • Electronic Forms
    • Electronic Signature
    • Employee Benefits Administration
    • Employee Database
    • Employee Directory
    • Employee Handbook
    • Employee Management
    • Employee Onboarding
    • Employee Portal
    • Employee Profiles
    • Employee Recognition Software
    • Employee Reward Programs
    • Employee Scheduling Software
    • Employee Self Service
    • Employee Time Tracking
    • Engagement Tracking
    • Feedback Management
    • For Accountants
    • For Small Businesses
    • Goal Management
    • Goal Setting / Tracking
    • Incentive Management
    • Job Description Management
    • Knowledge Management Software
    • Labor Forecasting
    • Leave Policy Management
    • Leave Tracking
    • Manager-to-Peer Recognition
    • Mention Management
    • Messaging
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile Learning Software
    • Multi-State
    • Negative Feedback Management
    • Nominations
    • On-going Performance Tracking
    • Onboarding Software
    • Online Applications
    • Online Punch Card
    • Online Time Clock
    • Organizational Charting
    • Orientation Workflow Management
    • Overtime Calculation
    • Payroll Management
    • Payroll Reporting
    • Peer Appraisals
    • Peer-to-Peer Recognition
    • Performance Appraisal
    • Performance Management
    • Performance Metrics
    • Performance Review Management
    • Real Time Analytics
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Notifications
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Recognition Tracking
    • Records Management Software
    • Recruitment Management
    • Reference Request Automation
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Resource Management Software
    • Review Cycle Tracking
    • Rewards Catalog
    • Rewards Points
    • SCORM Compliance
    • Salaried Employee Tracking
    • Screening Services Integration
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Self Assessment
    • Self Service Portal
    • Shift Swapping
    • Sick Leave Tracking
    • Skills Tracking
    • Social Recognition
    • Status Tracking
    • Summary Reports
    • Survey/Poll Management
    • Surveys & Feedback
    • Task Management Software
    • Task Scheduling
    • Tax Compliance
    • Template Management
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Time & Attendance
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Time Off Management
    • Time Off Requests
    • Time Tracking Software
    • Timesheet Management
    • Training Management
    • Vacation/Leave Tracking
    • Variable Workforce
    • W-2 Preparation
    • Wage Garnishment
    • Web-based Deployment
    • Weighted Performance Measures
    • Workflow Management Software
    • eCommerce Management
    • eLearning Companies

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5
    (176)
    Value for Money
    4.5/5
    Features
    4.3/5
    Ease of Use
    4.5/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.3/5

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    Deep
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    • Industry: Logistics & Supply Chain
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Employment Hero is Hero

    Reviewed on 29/04/2021

    My experience with EH has bee great and very satisfactory. I will recommend this software to anyone...

    My experience with EH has bee great and very satisfactory. I will recommend this software to anyone wanting to make a difference in Human Resources processes in their company

    Pros

    Employment hero is user friendly and so easy to use. With the click of a button you can automate a variety of Human Resources and Payroll process within you company.
    The customisation and ready to use functionality of this software allows you to implement this internally without any need for third party specialist.

    Cons

    Inability and restriction on scheduling report, announcement etc means you cannot customise this .
    It will be great if more research and development is done on scheduling reports, announcements etc .

    Alternatives Considered

    ELMO Software and SAP Concur

    Reasons for Switching to Employment Hero

    As a small business the easy of implementation was the key selling point. For a finance and HR person to implement this by themselves and run and customise it within a week with no need to have third party specialists is the winner. And the price is great value for money.

    Response from Employment Hero

    Hi Deep,

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with Employment Hero with others. We're so happy to see that you've had such a positive experience with the platform and so user-friendly.

    Thank you also for sharing your feedback regarding scheduling reports and announcements. Employment Hero spent over $8 million on product development last year, so our platform is always adding more functionality to keep up with our customers' needs. I've passed your feedback on to our product team who will factor it into future development plans.

    Thank you again,
    Anna from Employment Hero

    Alexandra
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    • Industry: Management Consulting
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
    • Review Source

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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Employment Hero as a great HR tool

    Reviewed on 26/05/2020

    It supports the development of HR as a value add function. As the HR processes are more efficient...

    It supports the development of HR as a value add function. As the HR processes are more efficient and easier for employees, they tend to be more involved in the HR initiatives. Also, the information collected is reported graphically, making the analysis and decision making faster and more accurate.

    Pros

    The great advantages of Employment Hero are the excellent understanding of the HR/Payroll processes and Australian legislation; the innovation and continuous improvement of the software and the clean/user friendly layout and user experience.

    Cons

    I think the Performance Review process is not as developed as other features within the software.
    It can be more flexible and 360 degree, allowing a more robust tool to develop employees.
    I think if improved, it would add a significant value to the organisations. After all feedback is one of the most powerful tools of development.

    Alternatives Considered

    HR Central, ELMO Software, BambooHR, and Xero

    Switched From

    Xero

    Reasons for Switching to Employment Hero

    Australian Servers Local experience (Australian product) Flexibility Extra features (GO, HERO Dollars) User friendly Overall, good value for price

    Response from Employment Hero

    Hi Alexandra,

    Thank you so much for reviewing Employment Hero. We're sure the detail you've shared will be a huge help to other people managers in search of their own HRIS solutions! We love that your employees find it so easy to use too.

    Thank you also for the feedback regarding our Performance Reviews module. We've passed this on to the product team now.

    Thank you again,
    The Team at Employment Hero

    Dearne
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    • Industry: Farming
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    HR made easy

    Reviewed on 08/05/2020

    The fact we can have up to 350 people inducted and work ready over our peak season the thing we...

    The fact we can have up to 350 people inducted and work ready over our peak season the thing we loved most was the ease in which we could do multiple pays per week for the different divisions we have, and the fact employees can access their payslips, leave balances etc is just awesome.
    We most definitely saved hours pay day by using this system very happy we made the change to Employment Hero.

    Pros

    We found the system super easy to use once set up had been completed it was a very simple process to move over to Employment Hero - We use a lot of seasonal workers through Cherry season and this system made it so much easier for employees as well as the admin team.

    Cons

    Not so much as liking least but it just took a while to work out which information was where in the menu

    Response from Employment Hero

    Hi Dearne,

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review Employment Hero and to provide so much detail about your experiences. We really appreciate it.

    We're so glad we can help you manage your onboarding and offboarding across seasons and that all your employees love having their employment documents on hand whenever they need them.

    We look forward to supporting you and the team for many more seasons to come!

    Thank you again,
    The Team at Employment Hero

    Ben
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Great product

    Reviewed on 24/02/2020

    It's been great and now that is in place we haven't looked back, however onboarding was a difficult...

    It's been great and now that is in place we haven't looked back, however onboarding was a difficult process

    Pros

    HR coupled with Payroll covers many boxes that we have to deal with. User-friendly for our team members and the transparency creates confidence across the company. We like the adaptability of the development team and the improvements we've seen over the past two years. As a whole, it has produced efficiencies across the team for payroll & compliance that ahs been well worth the effort.

    Cons

    We implemented the system in mid-2018. We found at that time that creating payroll rules when you're outside of an award can be very challenging, especially when you have to learn how the categories affect each other and you're trying to mesh everything to existing agreements. The platform could do with information links for each step that detail the exact impact of changing each rule. Sometimes a change could create a cascade of unintended consequences (this may have changed). If we had to go back fix something now, we'd have to relearn why certain things were done.

    Response from Employment Hero

    Hi Ben,

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with Employment Hero. Having been using the platform for almost two years, your feedback is great to see and we're glad to hear your employees find the platform easy to use. Improving transparency and efficiencies are great wins!

    Thank you also for your feedback regarding setting up your own payroll rules. You now have first-hand experience into how complicated the modern award system is - so many variables that affect one another! Your suggestion for warnings is great and I've passed it on to our product team.

    Have a lovely day,
    The Team at Employment Hero

    Milly
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    • Industry: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    The no-brainer HR & Payroll option

    Reviewed on 17/02/2020

    Employment Hero is a paperless systems which is great for where our business is heading. It has...

    Employment Hero is a paperless systems which is great for where our business is heading. It has both a HR and Payroll platform that integrate with each and it quite reasonably priced for the size of our business. For a business that is has never had a great HR system, this ticks all the boxes. Still learning the system being only 6 months in, but keep surprising myself with what I find and can do. I love how it is so modern compared to our old system and what's even better it works with the awards so I sure never to miss a beat with compliance again!

    Pros

    What I love most about employment hero is the flexibility as the payroll admin to change the platforms to suit our business requirements. The feel and look is modern and both HR & Payroll work together. The most handy point though is the fact it can be set up on the award and another plus is also the paperless HR system which is so more time efficient and has a better track record. And we can't forget the app that work seamlessly with the platforms - this has definitely change my HR role for the better.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be hard to navigate, but I can put this down to just still in training. I can obviously reach out to support, but this is only through a ticketing system, which sometimes all you want is to pick up the phone and speak to somebody - maybe there is this option, I am not sure yet.
    Also the currently there are two apps operating, if this was all on the one app, I wouldn't ever not recommend employment hero - it would be the only HR & Payroll option that's for sure.

    Response from Employment Hero

    Hi Milly,

    Thank you for taking the time to review Employment Hero! We're really excited to see that you've had such an amazing experience with the platform and are reaping all the benefits of streamlined HR and payroll functions.

    Thank you also for your feedback regarding support. Because there are so many different ways that the platform can be used by so many different and diverse businesses, support can be delayed during busy periods. We're expanding our support team as we speak and implementing new strategies to improve our response times.

    Thank you again for your review,
    The Team at Employment Hero

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    Employment Hero FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Employment Hero.

    Employment Hero offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: A$7.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Employment Hero offers 4 price plans: Free: $0 Standard: A$7 per employee/month Premium: A$10 per employee/month Platinum: $14 per employee/month Payroll Standard: A$4 per employee/month Payroll Premium: A$6 per employee/month Add payroll for an extra A$4 per employee/month or add rostering/time & attendance/modern award interpretation for A$2 per employee/month. Prices are in AUD.

    Employment Hero has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500

    Employment Hero supports the following languages:

    English

    Employment Hero supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Employment Hero integrates with the following applications:

    Go1, JobAdder, KeyPay, MYOB Business, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quickbooks Online, Saasu, Seek, Xero

    Employment Hero offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, Chat

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