I’ve used Justworks for a number of years and find them to be a great solution for small businesses (1-35 employees or so). So once we outgrow it, we’re going to be moving over to a partner firm of ours called Namely.
Founder & CEO - Vestwell
I think Justworks is good. As we’ve grown, in the last two and a half years or so, Justworks has grown as well and gotten more robust. It’s great and seamless and saves myself and my co-founder a lot of time in terms of benefits. The great thing about Justworks, more than just saving us time, is the benefits that we’re able to offer as an early stage startup and keep track of there.
Co-founder & CEO - Snowe
When you move to a PEO you have to use their payroll so we’ve been using Gusto but are switching to Justworks.
CEO - Beeswax
We’re moving to Justworks from Zenefits/Gusto because their PEO can bring the cost of benefits way down for companies under 100 employees.
CEO - Beeswax
We’ve had some trouble with TriNet, so we’re switching to Justworks. TriNet is legacy software in our eyes, but not intrinsically bad, just slow-moving. Justworks has a lot of improvements for payroll and day-to day as well a better price point. It’s been a better sales process so the switch is imminent.
Co-founder & Chief Product Officer - Clark
Justworks is very good--they make my life a lot easier. Their service is a little buggy sometimes, but just because they are a young company. They need to be better at communicating exactly what you need to do to get it set up. I trust that they are going to get better.
Founder & President - RippleMatch
Justworks is very comprehensive and easy to get setup for employees and management.
Founder & CEO - FoodTrace
I like it. The only issue that I have with Justworks is that they take pay on the 1st and 15th of the month and the payments are automated so that they get processed 5 days beforehand. There is no flexibility in adapting to your payment flow. Overall though, it is a really good product. Everything is centralized, and any team member receives a login and can sign up and manage their account directly. The interface is very nice. It is also pretty affordable.
Founder & CEO - Zera
I really like Justworks--everyone there is really nice and helpful. They could go a little further on the benefits offering. Overall it’s a great tool and gets HR out of your way.
Co-founder & CEO - Frame.io
I used Gusto at my previous startup, but since I’ve switched to Justworks for this venture. The key difference for us is that Justworks automatically ensures you are covered under various Workers’ Comp and Unemployment Insurance policies while Gusto doesn’t automatically cover you. Gusto does help you sign up, but if you miss a notification, like we did, this can be extremely costly.
Co-founder & CEO - Edquity
For benefits and payroll, we use Justworks. It keeps everything in one place, and it is very straightforward. We get a better rate than we would get as a standalone company because they group together smaller startups to get better quotes with the insurance companies.
Co-founder & President - JustFix
We are very happy using Justworks for payroll and benefits. We knew about them for a few reasons: they’re based in NY, so that’s #1. Then, they’re also a bit in our category (insurance). We don’t offer the type of insurance they offer, and they don’t offer ours, but we’re both still in the insurance industry. CoverWallet and Justworks usually appear in the same press mentions about the inventions and tech in the insurance industry.
Founder & CEO - CoverWallet
Justworks is really easy to use. I have a contractor for HR but with Justworks, I can pretty much do it myself. The problem in the US is that you have to abide to the rules of each state if you are employing people from different states. Justworks makes it easy.
Founder & CEO - Current
Justworks has a simple design. It is really modern and easy to use.
Co-founder & CTO - Moving Analytics
Justworks is awesome for the $70 or so that we pay per employee. I don’t have to think about anything in regards to taxes or worker’s compensation. It’s all taken care of very easily by Justworks. I would highly recommend them as a tool; they’ve been great for us. I’ve been using them since they were in their early stages 4-5 years ago.
Founder & Managing Director - StartupRunner
We love Justworks. It is really great for full stack HR benefits compliance.
Founder & CEO - CloudPeeps
Justworks takes care of our payroll, benefits and vacation time. It was recommended to us by a friend who runs another startup, but it’s definitely lacking some features. They don't have any apps attached to it. For example, we need to use Zoho Expense in addition to Justworks because it lacks a tool for tracking expenses. Aside from those features we wish it had, it’s definitely better than the platforms we’ve used in the past.
Co-founder & CEO - LeafLink
We use Justworks for payroll, and it’s good. There’s definitely no reason for us to move on and use anything else.
Founder & CEO - Roomi
Justworks is good. We started working with them early on, and we love the founder! We looked into Trinet, but it’s very expensive.
Founder & CEO - Roomi
We really love using Justworks. We recently emailed them to tell them we love them.
Founder & CEO - Museum Hack
We use Justworks for payment processing and benefits, and we love them! As we’ve grown to operate in different states, we haven’t had to worry about the different laws in all of the different states; Justworks takes care of everything for us. They make sure employees get paid on time, and it’s easy for employees to track their paystubs and get tax documents at the end of the year.
Founder & CEO - Museum Hack
We use Justworks for payroll as well, along with HR. You can pay anyone in the country, and add or remove people, very easily. Really, it just runs itself.
Founder & CEO - Justworks
We’re happy customers of our own product, Justworks. We built it for ourselves, so it does the things we want it to do, which is what we figured other startups would want too!
Founder & CEO - Justworks
We’ve been very happy with Justworks. It’s turnkey, very easy to manage and there was very little brain damage on setup.
Co-founder - TheSquareFoot
Justworks also takes care of payroll for you. The huge advantage with them is that they did all of our 1099s, while TriNet did not.
Founder & CEO - Venwise
We’ve stopped using TriNet, and now we’re using Justworks. Their usability is far and away better than TriNet. Justworks is built for companies like us, and it works. The only downfall with Justworks is that TriNet had a lower minimum threshold for the number of people required to have W-2s in your company. They only required 2-3 people, which is never going to affect most companies, but definitely affects smaller companies.
Founder & CEO - Venwise
We’ll stick with Justworks for now. We always get a little bit of sticker shock when we see how much Justworks charges every month, but the thought of switching back to ADP or Paychex is cringe-worthy. Justworks also has a pretty intuitive product and a reliable customer service team.
Co-founder - Underdog.io
Justworks is the startup version of TriNet. They handle all of our benefits, payroll and disability. I’m a huge fan of theirs. They’re very friendly and, much like a startup, very approachable. Their dashboard is insanely easy to use, which I love, because I don’t have time for that stuff. From an employee standpoint, Justworks is great because it’s very easy to sign up. They demystify the system, and give employers and employees a great user experience. TriNet wanted me to sign a million things and they have lots of fees; I didn’t want to deal with that. On a per-employee basis, we’re spending about $85/month/person but we will save more than that on health insurance premiums. Justworks is also open to providing discounts to folks, so we really appreciate that. As far as possible cons, I’ve heard that Justworks’ insurance premiums might be slightly higher than TriNet’s, but I’ve also heard that TriNet is jacking up their premiums, so I’m sticking with Justworks. They’re changing our plan from Blue Cross/Blue Shield to Aetna too, but I don’t know if that will change anything
Co-founder - Datavore Labs
The price and cost of Justworks was more affordable than TriNet or others. And from a conceptual standpoint, we really liked that the founders come from people management backgrounds at high-growth companies. This has meshed well with their vision. It’s an especially great HR management tool for developers and fast-growth companies. The only con at this point is that they don’t do performance tracking like Namely.
Founder & Head of Operations - Wheelhouse
Justworks makes it easy to track employees (W2) vs. contractors (1099), and make payments. The itemized breakdown of taxes required for payments is useful. It's also a clean and uncluttered platform.
COO, Developer - Lightmatter
We've been using them since before we even launched, and they help us with everything HR/payroll-related.
Co-founder & COO - Casper
They’re a startup themselves, which comes with pros and cons. From a customer service perspective, they’ve been very engaged and committed to making things work. I appreciate the effort, but they don’t have a fully developed feature set yet. On the benefits side, they’ve been great, but if you have complex payroll needs, like managing both full-time and hourly workers, you should know that upfront. That’s been our challenge with them. That said, when I do have challenges, I can just talk to Justworks about what I need, and they’ll go ahead and build it. So the question you need to ask yourself is, is the flexibility of a startup, and their commitment to customer service and to continued product development, stronger or weaker than going with a more established service like ADP that has a richer feature set, but no continued evolution in terms of product features? If you’re a straightforward startup with pretty basic payroll and benefits needs, I think Justworks is probably very good. If you have a nontraditional scenario, then you’ll want to look carefully into their features before getting started.
CEO - Fluent City
We love being able to combine contractor payments all in one place.
Co-founder - Monaeo
Justworks is a great service with a great interface. They offer competitive pricing with a lower total cost of ownership than most other HR platforms.
Co-founder - Monaeo
It's very, very simple, and it does exactly the tasks that we don’t want to spend time doing. The reason we chose Justworks over other products was because setup was so simple--we didn’t have to fill out a lot of paperwork to get things rolling.
CEO - Dasher
Our first three employees were on Cobra. Once we got our first non-Cobra employee, we moved over to Justworks.
Co-founder - SocialRank
Justworks is a good choice for startups, and handles everything for payroll and taxes.
CEO - PureWow
We considered both TriNet and Justworks. Justworks is very easy to use and easy to understand. It's a really intuitive interface. They also do your 1099s for contractors for free, which is great because we have a lot of them. Justworks was easier to communicate with, and they understood immediately what we wanted. They worked with us like we were a startup. TriNet had a more corporate style, and a lot of what they wanted from us was too much for us to prepare, and their setup was too complicated.
Co-founder Stage: Seed - Sailo
We absolutely love Justworks, and we use it for all payroll, benefits tracking and health insurance. It works well, the interface is nice and clean and the customer service is great. At a previous company I had used TriNet, and while it achieved all the things it said it would, and they do have some advantages, including a wide reach so you can get better insurance rates than we’re currently getting, the quality of the user interface and customer service is about 15 years behind Justworks. It also seemed like there were additional fees all over the place.
Founding Partner, Chief Product Officer - Reboot
We picked Justworks because they also do all of our taxes. It was an easy and cheap way to handle everything at once. The administration is super simple; you just upload your paperwork and they handle everything for you. We don't really have the time to talk with an accountant or track everything ourselves, so it seems like a great solution. Before Justworks, we had to push all our administration stuff onto one employee.
Co-founder & CTO - Concord Systems
7%Stacklist Startups Are Using Justworks
Justworks is a professional employer organization (PEO) that keeps pricing simple by bundling all of your HR needs, including payroll, benefits and compliance, and into one lump service. It’s a smaller and newer provider than some of the other PEOs on the market. Founders report that Justworks prioritizes customer service and transparency in a way that other PEOs don’t, while offering the same full range of HR services.
It’s valued among users for its clean interface, usability and customer service; however, its smaller customer pool prevents it from getting some of the discounts to which its larger PEO competitors have access. As such, many of its users are Seed-stage startups with a smaller employee pool.
Justworks charges roughly $75 per employee per month, not including insurance rates. Contact the company for an exact quote.
Visit the website: https://www.justworks.com