Rippling Expert Review, Pricing, Alternatives - 2021

Listed in our research on: Best HR Software (HRIS) - August 2021

Author Phil Strazzulla, HR Tech Expert, Harvard MBA, Finance and Software Nerd
Phil Strazzulla: HR Tech Expert, Harvard MBA, Finance and Software Nerd
August 31, 2021

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Rippling is an employee management platform for everything between onboarding and offboarding, with a soothing design and great user experience.

What's Inside

Rippling Review

Rippling is another new player in the HR tools market, with a focus on helping SMBs manage HR and IT in one solution. An interesting thing about them is that they try to make their software easy-to-use and intuitive not just for HR professionals and recruiters, but for the CEO, IT staff, and any team member that will interact with the product. The tech is exactly what you’d expect from a silicon valley-based startup, with a great UI and eye-catching design. Notably, they also have over 500 integrations with everything from Slack to Github.

Rippling Customers

Proxy, Dwell, Superhuman, Expensify, Checkr

Rippling Stats

  • Named a “Next $1B Startup” by Forbes in early 2020
  • Became an actual $1B startup just months after that mention, getting valued at $1.35 billion in August 2020
  • Over 1,000 reviews on the main business software sites, all averaging 4.9 stars

Rippling Resources

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Buying HR Software? Here's some quick advice

Key Rippling Features

  • Manage devices: Among other things, Rippling lets you manage and protect the computers, phones, and tablets that your employees use for their work.
  • App management: Another feature that's particular to Rippling is their mission control for work apps. In brief, you can manage users and access for tools like Slack, Office, Google Workplace, and Dropbox.

Rippling also offers:

  • Payroll
  • Benefits
  • Talent Management
  • Time & Attendance
  • PEO

Rippling Implementation

Typically, Rippling takes around 2 weeks to implement.

Rippling Customer Success

Rippling has a Customer Success department, a CSM toolkit, and a help center.

Rippling Key Integrations

Rippling has over 500 integrations. Some of them are with Lever, Greenhouse, and Quickbooks.

What to be aware of

Rippling Pricing

Starts at $8 per month per user, will vary depending on which modules you’d like to use (or if you want the whole platform) and for how many people.

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