TriNet reviews from startup founders

70 reviews by founders
Sept. 22, 2017

It works. We haven’t had any issues but for our employees, we want to offer a higher-quality system.

Sam Gimbel

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer - Clark

Sept. 22, 2017

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.

Sam Gimbel

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer - Clark

Sept. 20, 2017

In addition to all the HR functions we also use TriNet for payroll.

Bonnie Crater

President & CEO - Full Circle Insights

TriNet - Best Benefits Tools for Startups

TriNet is a professional employer organization (PEO) that is a one-stop-shop for all of your HR needs, from hiring employees to managing benefits, payroll, travel expenses and more. It allows you to choose among a multitude of different, pre-assembled packages, dividing its services among four categories of software: expense tracking, time tracking, hiring and performance management. Managing all of your HR functions under the TriNet umbrella is often more expensive than picking and choosing a number of complementary HR tools, but the breadth of services and discounts it offers make it a staple among startups with fewer than 75 employees.

How startups use TriNet?

Some Seed-stage companies value TriNet for the way it manages every aspect of HR in one place, but it’s most often used by small- to mid-sized Series A and B companies who can afford its higher prices, don’t have their own HR staff and need a more robust service than TriNet’s cheaper alternatives.

How much does TriNet cost?

TriNet pricing varies based on number of employees and negotiated rate. Call the company for a direct quote.

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