What do you like best?
Namely is a modern HR Platform that can handle payroll, benefits and talent management. It is just as ubiquitous in professional life, as it is a cloud based platform which makes work easy to implement, and enhances the businesses of all sizes. Namely's interface is simple and easy to navigate. At top there's Home, People and Teams. The Home Screen is where users are able to do most of the interacting. On home screen, you can see the feed which includes messages from the HR team, and team member's anniversaries and birthdays. Like any other social websites, you can simply like posts, add comments. On the left you can see the dashboard, where you can find several links that will help you to navigate the platform. "My Profile" in the top left allows you to view information pertaining to your company; also you can view compensation and benefits from the profile section. Goals and Performance reviews can also be accessed from it without any hassles. Namely has made it pretty easy to request time off or sick time plan details for employees according to their needs, and overall the calendar view option can be customized as per the necessity of the organization. Under Resources, you can find forms, policy guides and other HR information, which helps the employees to access the documentation within a click. Moreover, Payroll feature is also accessible from the home screen. Namely has made possible to review pay stubs for individual pay periods. Additionally, in a Payroll module you can automate benefits deductions, utilize seamless time tracking, and proper filing of tax documentation, also there's a benefit module where you can manage 401K, Healthcare and employee benefits. And talent management module allows you to easily accomplish peer and manger reviews.
Overall the pricing for the software is also reasonable, as it takes the one time implementation fee, and also based on pay per user for each utilized module.
What do you dislike?
With all this extensive features, still the software has a downside, the payroll management seems little overwhelming when it comes to the automatic emails from the system, as it provides a link through email and should be verified within a short time. So, if I am little late by time, had to contact the system admin to resend the new link.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Namely has made my work easier in various ways, most significantly it's straightforward to update my benefits and new deductions are synced directly into the payroll, exceptional is the robust analytics and reporting features that helps to understand all the information about the employees or the company's overall progress, so this helps to make more strategic decisions in real time. Namely's API allows me to connect to my companies data from a recruiting platform, and making my complicated work seamlessly easy and efficient.