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What Is Factorial?

Factorial is a powerful human resources software that employees love almost as much as HR does. With a simple, intuitive interface, Factorial streamlines HR processes at every stage of the employee life cycle. We make recruitment, onboarding, time tracking, time off management, and performance reviews easy. HR managers have enough to do! Make admin more efficient so you can concentrate on the things that really matter.

Who Uses Factorial?

Factorial specializes in helping small- and medium-sized businesses.

Factorial Software - On Factorial's dashboard, you can check see pending tasks, upcoming holidays, who's taking time off, and catch up on what's going on around your company.
Factorial Software - Factorial's time tracking feature makes it easy to review the working hours of your whole team at a glance.
Factorial Software - With Factorial, employees can easily send digital time off requests which managers can approve on their own time. With a team view calendar, it's always to see who has time off coming up and who will be in the office.
Factorial Software - Use Factorial's Applicant Tracking System to streamline the hiring process. Track potential hires so that their data will already be in the system when you make your final decision.
Factorial Software - Factorial's mobile app makes it easy to clock in and out, check upcoming time off, and stay on top of company news.

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Reviews of Factorial

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.4
Features
4.2
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Juan
Juan
CEO in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

Simplifying human resource management

5.0 11 months ago

Comments: My experience has been very positive. From the first moment I started using the platform, I realized how easy it was to use and how intuitive its interface was.

Pros:

What I liked the most is its intuitive and easy-to-use interface. From the very first moment I started using the platform, I was able to navigate smoothly and perform all HR tasks efficiently. I also love how it simplifies each stage of the employee life cycle. From recruiting and onboarding to time tracking and free time management, this tool has you covered.

Cons:

One aspect that I think could be improved is the integration with other tools and systems. While it does offer some integrations with third-party software, I wish there were more options available. This would further facilitate the management of human resources and the synchronization of data between different platforms.

Lotte
Senior Technical Project Manager in Qatar
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Easy Staff Managment Through Factorial

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: As of now, the Factorial Application is running smoothly and meeting all desired expectations in my business unit. Staff is much pleased with the software as they no longer need to visit my office to submit their leave forms physically as the application enables them to request these through the system. Likewise, never missed my tasks and not had any arguments with my subordinates with regard to their day-offs. All the above achievements emerged thanks to Factorial Software. You will never regret owning this software because this will help to save your human assets in the company.

Pros:

One of the best aspects of the Factorial app is its handy Dashboard. This provides a great helicopter view to senior staff with regard to identifying many activities such as upcoming events, pending tasks, upcoming holidays, and community posts. The Dashboard is in blocked shape with enlarged text, which helps users to quickly capture the eyes of the user without missing any activity! Furthermore, the users can easily install many user-friendly applications that integrate with Factorial through a few clicks. Some of the great features you can enjoy using these apps are Goals, reviews, surveys, training and etc. Another superb plus point is users can integrate the mailboxes, including outlook. If somebody thinks this is an exaggeration; I must tell you that you should try their free version before purchasing this! You will surely be mesmerized by your output!

Cons:

So far, I did not experience any issues, since I have been using limited features yet but there are many other areas to capitalize on. There are abundant capabilities this App has but I am yet to experience any misbehaves of this app. In a nutshell, there are literally zero issues for me as of now!

Asami
CEO and Founder in Japan
Staffing & Recruiting, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

More time to focus on other tasks

5.0 6 days ago New

Comments: Reduces paperwork and has a dedicated support experts and consultancy. There is data security and reliability.

Pros:

I have experienced high time saving routine through automation. On top of being easy to use, Factorial has all HR tools required to build an intuitive HR process. Shift management is a desirable feature which helps us in scheduling effortlessly. Integration is impressive too.

Cons:

None in my experience. All my expectations were well catered for and I look forward to more achievements.

Steven
Chair in France
Hospitality, 501–1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source
Source: SoftwareAdvice

Avoid Factorial. A terrible experience !

1.0 5 months ago

Comments: This is honestly the worst experience we have ever had with a software vendor, there were commitments made that money would be refunded whilst the company were not delivering, these were never followed through. My honest advice is unless you are a very small business is to stay away from this company. This is my personal opinion based on my personal experience and may not be representative of your experience.

Pros:

Nothing, I personally feel "ripped off" by factorial and personally question their business ethics.

Cons:

Our experience with Factorial was absolutely terrible, over the first six months we had four different success managers, (they did not seem to be able to retain their people) - to add to that the product was grossly over sold, only for us to find out when it came to implementation that promised features were not available. The support is slow, getting any support outside of Europe is near impossible. Any complaints were met with promises that we never delivered upon.

Alejandro
Co-Founder & CEO in Spain
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Good solution for HR problems

5.0 3 years ago

Comments: Happy customer

Pros:

Nice UX/UI Mobile App Scalable Strong product

Cons:

Payroll is too separated from SaaS This is something that 80% of the times is a bad thing, on the other 20% it is nice to speak with a profesional partner who owns a strong legal payroll background