About Zoho People

<strong>Simplified Time Management</strong>
With Zoho People's intuitive and easy-to-use software you can manage employee attendance, time off and time sheets more efficiently. Enable or set up IP restrictions for employees to check-in and out. You can import data from a biometric device into the Zoho People system. Employees can apply for leave and track time directly from the mobile app. They can also log time, create timesheets and simply associate them with your clients in Zoho CRM.

<strong>Customizable Forms​</strong>
To give you complete control, we give you customizable forms to cater to your business needs. Choose from a range of pre-built forms or if the need arises, you can build a form from scratch, using just drag and drop. No coding knowledge needed to build a form on your own.

​<strong>Intelligent Automation</strong>
Incorporate intelligence into the system with our automation feature. For HR, completing business processes is time consuming through a whole lot of back and forth communication with various departments. With Zoho People's automation tools - checklists, approvals, workflows and reminders you can complete processes seamlessly.

<strong>Employee Portal & Self-service</strong>
Our software enables you to step away from manually updating spreadsheets and instead, maintain all your HRIS data in a single location.The employee portal in ZPeople is a people finder and the self service portal lets your employees share ideas and information, their abilities, performances and, collaborate with their team in real-time. Managers and employees are enabled to handle their data on their own through self service. This increases data accuracy, decreases administrative hassles & lessens mundane paper work for you.

Pricing starting from:

US$0,83/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Zoho People

- Manage all HR activities from a single location.

- Empower employees to manage their own data.

- Track time & attendance even when away from the office.

- Increase productivity by encouraging employee collaboration & knowledge sharing.

- Powerful time tracking - integrated with Zoho CRM.

- Save time and increase accuracy by automating day-to-day HR.

- Mobile app to access HR info on-the-go.

- No downloads and no complex upgrades necessary.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

Supported Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Pricing starting from:

US$0,83/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Top 5 alternatives to Zoho People

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Zoho People Software - You can assign goals, set a weightage and track the progress. Goals can be added as a part of the appraisal cycle for review.
Zoho People Software - Sensitive information can be restricted to users with user access control.
Zoho People Software - Leave tracker lists the days of absence of an employee. Employees can directly apply for leave and check the available and eligible days of leave.
Zoho People Software - Forms help you to gather information for any action that you'd like to perform. You can customize the forms with simple drag and drop option.
Zoho People Software - An employee form is where all employee details are registered. This will help in easy search of any employee within your organization and to collect information for other purposes.
Zoho People Software - The user report gives you a comprehensive view of all your employees working hours. There are other reports like daily reports, status reports & hours report.
Zoho People Software - This screen is where the time log for each project gets listed. You can also start logging time from this wizard.
Zoho People Software - The dashboard gives you a bird's eye view of your organization's status. You can view the total employees, attrition and retention rate and also perform certain quick actions.
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Zoho People Software - You can assign goals, set a weightage and track the progress. Goals can be added as a part of the appraisal cycle for review. Zoho People Software - Sensitive information can be restricted to users with user access control. Zoho People Software - Leave tracker lists the days of absence of an employee. Employees can directly apply for leave and check the available and eligible days of leave. Zoho People Software - Forms help you to gather information for any action that you'd like to perform. You can customize the forms with simple drag and drop option. Zoho People Software - An employee form is where all employee details are registered. This will help in easy search of any employee within your organization and to collect information for other purposes. Zoho People Software - The user report gives you a comprehensive view of all your employees working hours. There are other reports like daily reports, status reports & hours report. Zoho People Software - This screen is where the time log for each project gets listed. You can also start logging time from this wizard. Zoho People Software - The dashboard gives you a bird's eye view of your organization's status. You can view the total employees, attrition and retention rate and also perform certain quick actions.

Features

Total features of Zoho People: 90

  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Benefits Management
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Biometric Recognition
  • Blended Learning
  • Built-in Course Authoring
  • Calendar Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Contractor Management
  • Corporate/Business
  • Course Management
  • Course Tracking
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Forms
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Customization
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee Self Service
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • Learner Portal
  • Learning & Development
  • Leave Tracking
  • Messaging
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Learning
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Offline Time Tracking
  • On-going Performance Tracking
  • Onboarding
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Time Clock
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payroll Management
  • Peer Appraisals
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Performance Review Management
  • Progress Tracking
  • Punch card
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Review Cycle Tracking
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Self Assessment
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shift Swapping
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Synchronous Learning
  • Task Scheduling
  • Team Calendars
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Clock
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Video Conferencing
  • Workflow Management
  • Workstation Tracking
  • eLearning Companies

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Reviews

Overall rating

4,3 /5
(175)
Value for Money
4,4/5
Features
4,2/5
Ease of Use
4,0/5
Customer Support
4,0/5

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Luis daniel R.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Best app for your employees

Reviewed on 2019/06/18

Non intrusive, robust and easy to use hr tool.

Non intrusive, robust and easy to use hr tool.

Pros

This app is great for companies that don't have a clock in/out system, a file repository per each employee for HR documents and a company calendar with events or things that will be done in the company per employee. It's a valuable resource since it also provides geolocation limits so you can check where your employees are clocking in and out and securely host important documents like tax forms for your employees. You can also use it to tabulate the work hours an employee has made for the week or month and export it for you to use with any payroll programs. You can also keep track of personal days, vacation days and sick days. This is basically the best suit for managing employees. It has a mobile app as well! So you can clock in and out or view your documents on the go.

Cons

The mobile app can be a little buggy sometimes, they patch it a lot. But the geolocation feature, it's a little buggy since they've done improvements, because in the past you could spoof the location by faking the GPS coordinates, but now you cannot do that since it does some work with the IP Addresses to triangulate where you are, but sometimes it gets the location of the ISP and not from where you are, so sometimes you will have problems checking in and out.

David P.
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  • Industry: Telecommunications
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Zoho Peoples Review

Reviewed on 2019/05/14

It is marginal over all

It is marginal over all

Pros

They have a lot of HR related resources pre-configured, time sheet and check-in/out services

Cons

not able to configure the time sheets to match our payroll cycle, it's only based on a bi-monthly or monthly calendar only. They take over 24 hrs to respond to any assistance needed

Alternatives Considered

ADP TotalSource and BambooHR

Switched From

ADP TotalSource and BambooHR

Reasons for Switching to Zoho People

as an experiment to see if it was going to be a good product
Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

User-friendly experience

Reviewed on 2021/12/16

Pros

User-friendly dashboard allows you to trace working-time, leaves and activities. It is easy to asks for leaves as well.

Cons

It is easy where to find things you're looking for, but it could be better and faster the way you prepare timesheet of an entire period.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

As usual with ZoHo - A good idea that's not working out

Reviewed on 2018/09/08

(I ran out of room in the "What did i like least) section.. so I'll continue here)

The many many...

(I ran out of room in the "What did i like least) section.. so I'll continue here)

The many many times I contacted support they were very slow to respond, unhelpful, and more than a little condescending...

Many times I wound up skipping customer support and contacting the sales representative who was trying to get me to use the software (he was financially motivated to help me)

Overall - Zoho People is an unrefined, difficult to use and poorly supported piece of software. I wish it weren't so! But.. alas...

Pros

There's a lot of conceptual things to like about zoho people - as with most Zoho products out there (And believe me.. I have tried just about all of them) There are a lot of great ideas..

Zoho promises the ability to track time, integrate with Zoho projects, track and measure performance, create employee profiles and in short manage every aspect of your employees.

As i'll describe below - these things don't actually pan out the way they should.

Since I have to pick one thing I like most about this software (That isn't theoretical) I would say it's ability to (almost) easily integrate with other zoho platforms - notably the various messaging systems

Cons

Zoho People is like every other Zoho software I have ever used - Too good to be true.

What makes most of the zoho software so attractive seems to stem from two things...

1. The price is always fantastic

2. The marketing team is clearly miles ahead of the development team (in other words, it looks better than it is)

With specific regard to Zoho people.. to start with, you definitely feel like you need to be a developer to set it up.

They have pretty extensive support documentation but it's often out of date - and at least a half dozen times I went to the documentation and found it was missing the specific problem/issue or feature I was trying to figure out.

Zoho people uses a lot of labels for things that aren't adequately explained which oftens leaves the user thinking that they are doing one thing.. only to find out they aren't.

An easy example is that you can have employees, or users - and sometimes employees are users, but not always.. I wish I could tell you more about it but honestly I have no idea what it means.

If you manage to get any pieces of this software set up, you will find that the functionality is more limited than planned. It doesn't integrate well with things like projects and it always seems to be lacking that ONE feature you really needed.. (for me, it was project task time tracking)

Priyabrata S.
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  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Best Online Human Resource software till now in the market, with amazing user interface.

Reviewed on 2018/03/19

Easy to keep track of employees daily working hour record. Very user friendly to create online...

Easy to keep track of employees daily working hour record. Very user friendly to create online forums. Even yearly leaves and holidays can be tracked very easily. It saves lots of valuable time for feeling time sheets in a spreadsheets. All these features are done here dynamically.

Pros

Easy to keep track of employees daily working hour record. Very user friendly to create online forums. Even yearly leaves and holidays can be tracked very easily. It saves lots of valuable time for feeling time sheets in a spreadsheets. All these features are done here dynamically.

Cons

Zoho people mobile app can be enhanced similar to zoho people web page version. In mobile app still I struggle to find the user details including user's document, marksheets and certificates. Even won't be able to upload documents(Ids like driving licence, office id..etc )in it.

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Zoho People offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$0,83/year
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

15-day free trial, with no credit card required. Zoho People is free for up to 5 employees. Four subscription levels are available: ESSENTIAL HR - $1/employee/month PROFESSIONAL - $2/employee/month PREMIUM - $3/employee/month ENTERPRISE - $5/employee/month

Zoho People has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

Zoho People supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Zoho People supports the following devices:

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

Zoho People integrates with the following applications:

Zoho CRM

Zoho People offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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