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Product Review – Homebase

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Home Base which is one of the best hr tool for sme is a very easy to use time tracking software. It is specially designed to make the hourly work more straightforward for the entire team. Its free mobile apps and other online tools help in eliminating the paperwork and the other task related to scheduling, payroll. This tool is especially suitable for restaurants, bars, coffee shops, retail stores, spas, salons, etc. It allows businesses to spot errors, calculate the working hours or overtime. Employees can quickly identify their work schedules, change their shifts, and also get notification regarding any important updates concerned with their work through its mobile app version.

 

Editions and Pricing

Home Base HRM Software offers a free trial to its prospective customers. Also, the tool offers three trial plans.

Plans Monthly Pricing
($/Annually)
Scheduling Basic $1.50 per month per user
Deputy Scheduling $2.50 per month per user
Humanity Starter $3 per month per user

 

Capabilities and Supporting Set of Features

Scheduling

Home Base offers some easy to operate drag and drop scheduling tools. To make the scheduling process more efficient, one has to save the frequent shifts they’ve been working so that they don’t have to begin the same task from scratch every week. All they have to do is enter their availability. Managers can also add notes so as to record the day off and the most common shifts that the employees are comfortable working in.

 

 

 

Accountability

One can easily download the mobile app version of Home Base software on their tablet, phones, thereby enabling them to clock in through their desktop or work space configured with Home Base web app. Employees can also clock in on the basis of their geographical location or through the pin code number.

 

 

Budgeting

The home base can be easily integrated with other pay roll software like Gusto, Square, Quick book so as to make sure that all the workers are fully paid on the basis of hours worked by them. However, one doesn’t have to wait till the pay day to determine the amount to be spent on labour cost. The creation of schedules also helps in getting an overview of the summary report on the hours spent on scheduling how much they have to pay the employees.

Support

  • Email Support
  • 24/7 live representative
  • Business hours
  • Online

Mobile Accessibility

Homebase can be accessed through laptops, tablets, and smartphones. You can also download the app from the Play Store and App Store and can access on Apple iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The device supported by the software includes:

  • Cloud
  • SaaS
  • Web-based.

External Integration

The best part about this Software is that it can be easily integrated with other apps like Toast Payroll, Quick Books Clover Etc.

 

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • It is effortless to use.
  • Its mobile app version makes it easy to use at any time or from anywhere.
  • It is one of the most cost efficient HRM tools.
  • Homebase has a decent time clock feature, thereby allowing the managers to plan and process timesheets individually.
  • It offers premium customer support services.
  • It comes with a very simple user interface.
  • It is very simple to control and contact the employees through this Software.
  • Employees can easily change shifts or track their hourly payroll.

Cons

  • It does not show the clock in time of the workers.
  • Some of its features work better on the desktop rather than the mobile app version.
  • Some of its reporting features are difficult to understand.
  • Some of its additional features need an upgrade.

 

Key Differentiators

Homebase offers a great and on-time support to its users and has a perfect time clock system for the businesses. The tool has a great ability to define pay periods and create and deploy schedules.

 

For further details, please visit the Homebase website.

 

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