The workforce experience layer that makes digital HR simple

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The workforce experience layer that makes digital HR simple

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Create a consumer-grade workforce experience:

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Employee-first HR services

From onboarding to offboarding, and every moment in between, make work simple by turning employee and manager services into the type of exceptional technology experiences we expect as consumers, anywhere, any time.

Free your HR service desk

Freedom for HR

Replace link farms with relevant, personalized knowledge and support exactly when your people need it, reducing HR cases and improving adoption rates.

Productive Workforce

Work full force

The workforce experience layer hides complexities, and unites departments and systems to create HR services that are so easy to use your workforce won’t have to use them, they’ll want to use them.

Faster innovation

No-code required innovation

Innovate without relying on IT and developers using the no-code platform, built for the new breed of HR who know that agility is the key to recruiting and retaining the very best people.

“Applaud has taken our People services to the next level. We’re receiving great feedback from our staff, delivered ROI to the organization and enhanced the experience for all our employees.”
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Tracey Dyer
Head of People Services, National Trust

Your workforce deserves and expects consumer-grade technology experiences

But, if your HR service was in an App Store, how would your users rate it?

Could it compete against consumer apps or would its complexity cost you stars?

Inaccessible to remote employees

Outdated information

Tech abandonment

Low adoption

Hard to find answers

Damaged HR reputation

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Wastes employee and manager time

Hard to navigate

Disjointed processes

Multiple logins and systems

HR overwhelmed

Poor user experience

A global organization of 10,000 employees typically loses $1,760,000 every year due to complex HR services.

The workforce experience layer

Serving your employees first. Creating the simplicity your workforce deserves.

All employee and manager services in one

Applaud’s layer is designed to support your existing HR services, reigniting your existing HR technology, not replacing them to deliver one united workforce experience.

  • All your employee and manager services in one place
  • Easy-to-use consumer-grade experience
  • Anywhere, any time
  • Integrates with your current HR content and systems
  • Makes work simple, improves workforce experience
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30+ templates for every HR Service

Whether it’s celebrating a milestone anniversary, finding answers in the knowledge base or catching up on approvals, Applaud comes loaded with 30+ best-practice templates that fast track you to 5* digital HR services.

  • Templates for transitions, moments, and employee and manager self-services
  • Templates, refined over 10 years, right out of the box
  • Accelerate your way to a new digital HR
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Applaud best practice HR templates

30+ templates for every HR Service

Whether it’s celebrating a milestone anniversary, finding answers in the knowledge base or catching up on approvals, Applaud comes loaded with 30+ best-practice templates that fast track you to 5* digital HR services.

  • Templates for transitions, moments, and employee and manager self-services
  • Templates, refined over 10 years, right out of the box
  • Accelerate your way to a new digital HR

Underpinned by the power of the platform

Under the hood is a versatile and flexible no-code, HR-aware platform, which means you can customize practically anything without needing IT or developers. Creative freedom at your fingertips.

  • Adapt existing templates or build completely new services
  • Configure workflows and approvals that automate across departments and systems
  • No coding required. Designed for HR, not developers
  • Everything created is automatically available on all devices and platforms

More features:

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Digital HR in 4 low-risk steps:

1

Book a demo

Take 60 minutes to explore how Applaud could transform your HR services

REQUEST A DEMO

2

Free trial

Explore more with a free trial adapted to your organization. Share it around and show it off with no strings attached

3

Start small

Run a small-scale pilot to a friendly group to try Applaud out with less investment and less risk

4

Phased Growth

Extend the deployment in phases.
Use our customer success team to help you continually innovate (or use a partner, or do it yourself, whichever works for you)

Take the first step

REQUEST A DEMO

The organizations setting HR technology standards in the USA and worldwide

Across a wide variety of sectors, from retail and hospitality to charity, investment and government, there’s one thing that unites these companies: the belief that their employees are everything.

98% of customers recommend Applaud

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The leading workforce experience layer

Applaud has been helping the most ambitious fortune 100 companies simplify their digital HR for over 10 years.

fast return on investment

Fast return on investment

ROI within 12-20 months, including risk adjustments. Savings are based on employee productivity and HR time saved.

highest levels of security

Highest level of security

Applaud takes data security seriously and invests in protecting your data. Applaud has multiple ISo certifications and is GDPR and CCPA compliant.

4.7 app store rating

4.7 app store rating

Over a million employees use Applaud, with an app store rating that matches the very best consumer apps available.

“Applaud’s cutting edge mobile and desktop experience is a refreshing change that encourages our associates to engage with their own data”
Rober Reiling, ASM

Robert Reiling
National Director EBS Systems and BI
Advantage Solutions

Simpler digital HR starts here

  • Consumer-grade HR services
  • Frictionless employee experience
  • Faster innovation
  • An empowered and productive workforce
  • Fewer  enquiries into HR
  • Elevated HR reputation

The impact of the

growing gap

between employee expectations and HR services

Higher churn rates Compromised employee experience Constrained innovation

HR Directors Guide to COVID-19

The priorities HR need to address in order to navigate this rapidly changing landscape

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Protecting the employee experience through communication, clarity and support.

During this trying time, whole workforces will be asked to adapt to fast-moving change, and adopt a truly agile mindset. Though there will be growing pains, you can set clear examples through strong leadership and guide your employees through this transition.

This guide will take you through:

  • Handling workplace changes and closures
  • Managing a newly remote workforce 
  • Internal communication priorities
  • Looking after the mental health and wellbeing of your employees