Manage Staff On The Move: 7 Slick HR Apps For iPad

With a wide range of choice and many tablet-optimized HR applications, believe it or not the iPad is a fantastic device for managing your employees and colleagues. Through these applications managers can track holiday requests, hire employees and gain an overview of working hours. For employees, HR software for iPad makes the process of requesting time off an awful lot easier.

In order to find the best iPad human resources application for you I’ve rounded up seven of the best in this article. All of these HR apps for iPad require a subscription to the corresponding HR cloud solution.

Read on to find out more!

BambooHR

BambooHR is an online HR software that provides human resource professionals with the necessary tools to successfully transition from manually tracking employee information in paper forms and spreadsheets to managing it with personalized HRIS (human resource information system), leaving them with more time to perform more value-adding tasks.

For employees and managers BambooHR makes it easy to request and approve time off. The elegant looking BambooHR app for iPad does this by adapting for specific users. For employees, they have a constant reminder of how many days they can book, and for managers they are able to have a daily overview of time off requests and missing employees. In addition to this, BambooHR is clearly keen to develop, already implementing an Apple Watch application and 3D touch functionality for newer devices.

Price: Starting from $99/month.

BambooHR

BambooHR

Zoho People

Zoho People lets you manage your employee attendance, time-offs and timesheets from a central location, with IP restrictions in place. You can check-in, apply for leave and track your time directly from your mobile devices as well. Alternatively, if a biometric device is used, all the data will be automatically imported into Zoho People.

Zoho makes checking in and out easy by only requiring a single swipe to mark the start and end of your day. In addition to this, the Zoho People HR software for iPad comes equipped with a powerful time tracker. Allowing you to quickly record how long you spend on each task, making billing easier for certain companies.

Price: Starting from $39/month.

Zoho People

Zoho People

Tribe HR

TribeHR is designed to help HR professionals concentrate on the more value-added aspects of their jobs rather than repetitive, admin tasks such as tracking time off, updating employee records, and others.

TribeHR lightens the load on HR teams by allowing individual employees to sign in and maintain their own records. Its ‘kudos’ system is great for allowing fellow employees to recognize a job well done, and this can be tied to performance reviews, applicant tracking, time-off tracking, and performance management.

The TribeHR iPad app allows the employee, manager, or administrator to quickly access the company directory, view upcoming events and PTO, request and review time off, view colleague information, and submit kudos.

Price: From $5 per month.

TribeHR

Workday

Workday Human Capital Management includes a number of HR features including organization management, talent and performance management, and Workday Absence Management, which allows you to manage time-off and absence policies across global offices. Workday also offers a range of recruiting tools to help set up career sites that are compatible with mobile devices and integrated to social media platforms such as LinkedIn.

Workday’s most appealing factor on the iPad is its fantastic design. Adopting a clean blue and white color scheme, the Workday HR software for iPad is fresh and easy to use. The notification system makes sure that new developments are quickly recognized and helpful reports are available in the form of charts in order to gain an overview of the costs and progress of specific departments. Workday is a strong example of a great HR application for the iPad.

Price: Individual quotes are available upon request.

Workday

Workday

Humanity

Humanity is a workforce management platform that allows managers to schedule employee shifts, vacation time, work timelines and send notifications through a pleasant and easy to use interface.

The Humanity iPad application is split into six key modules: Company, Calendar, Schedule, Time Clock, Leaves and Sessions. These modules make sure that the application is streamlined and simple for companies to use. Sessions is a handy messaging client built into the application that allows communication between teams. The addition of an advanced messaging client is a unique and desirable feature in Humanity.

Price: Starting from $33/month.

Humanity

Humanity

SuccessFactors

Unlike talent management and human capital management vendors, SuccessFactors offers more than process efficiency and transactional cost savings. Both enterprise-class and small to midsize businesses can use SuccessFactors’ full suite of talent solutions, core HR, collaboration, and workforce analytics to improve productivity and engage, retain, and motivate employees. And as a SAP company with world-class technology under the hood, SuccessFactors is positioned to provide end-to-end integrated business solutions that address the biggest business challenges companies face.

SuccessFactors places huge focus on its feed and analytics. These allow a team to constantly be aware of status updates that can be added through text, photo and video. Call, text and email services are also incorporated into the application to enable quick access from colleagues’ contact cards. The SuccessFactors iPad application possesses additional functionality, including the ability to annotate questions and finding on-screen around the analytics.

Price: Individual quotes are available upon request.

SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors

Oracle TBE

Through Oracle TBE you can easily access key employee data and streamline operations with modules for every talent management process – from recruiting to performance management to learning and development.

Oracle TBE is accessed on the iPad through Oracle Tap, combining the entire suite of Oracle tools. While still incorporating all the desirable features needed for a powerful HR application, Oracle TBE may be more useful for those already using additional Oracle software.

Price: Individual quotes are available upon request.

Oracle TBE

Oracle TBE

For more information about the top SaaS human resources applications, visit our sister site GetApp and compare the top HR software. Let us know in the comments below your preferred HR tool!


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