About Branch

Branch is a mobile-first technology that helps hourly workers get ahead financially. The application allows users to budget, take paycheck advances, and earn more income by picking up available shifts. By focusing on the hourly worker, Branch also helps companies attract and retain their hourly employees, which can in turn create better customer experiences and reduce turnover. Branch’s background in rolling out solutions across enterprises has provided better end-user experiences for both employees and employers.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Branch

  • Employees can increase financial wellness with budgeting tools and instant access to earned wages to meet bill payments, unexpected emergencies, or expenses ahead of the two week pay period.

  • The mobile app allows employees to view and manage their shift coverage, overtime, attendance, and earnings.

  • With shift flexibility, employers can maximize shift coverage and enable employees to boost earnings by picking-up more shifts.

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, United States

    Supported Languages

    English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

    Pricing starting from:

    N/A

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Branch Software - Get an overview of upcoming account, upcoming expenses, and spending
    Branch Software - Access a portion of earned wages instantly
    Branch Software - Users can view per-location reports through the dashboard
    Branch Software - Messages, images, videos, and files can be posted to the activity feed
    Branch Software - Users can choose whether or not manager approval is required for shift swaps and time off
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    Branch Software - Get an overview of upcoming account, upcoming expenses, and spending Branch Software - Access a portion of earned wages instantly Branch Software - Users can view per-location reports through the dashboard Branch Software - Messages, images, videos, and files can be posted to the activity feed Branch Software - Users can choose whether or not manager approval is required for shift swaps and time off

    Features

    Total features of Branch: 62

    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Attendance Tracking Software
    • Automated Scheduling
    • Biometric Recognition
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Calendar Management
    • Compensation Management Software
    • Contractor Management Software
    • Document Management Software
    • Employee Benefits Administration
    • Employee Database
    • Employee Management
    • Employee Scheduling Software
    • Employee Self Service
    • Employee Time Tracking
    • FMLA Administration
    • Facility Scheduling
    • Faculty/Staff Management
    • Group Scheduling
    • Incident Reporting
    • Labor Forecasting
    • Lead Distribution
    • Leave Tracking
    • Live Chat Software
    • Maintenance Management Software
    • Messaging
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Location
    • Multi-Physician
    • No-Show Tracking
    • On Call Scheduling
    • Online Benefits Enrollment
    • Online Booking
    • Online Time Clock
    • Overtime Calculation
    • Payroll Management
    • Performance Management
    • Physician Scheduling
    • Project Tracking Software
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Resource Scheduling
    • Schedule Distribution
    • Scheduling Software
    • Self Service Portal
    • Shift Swapping
    • Sick Leave Tracking
    • Skills Tracking
    • Subcontractor Management
    • Task Management Software
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Time & Attendance
    • Time Off Management
    • Time Tracking Software
    • Timesheet Management
    • Training Management
    • Vacation/Leave Tracking
    • Variable Workforce
    • Work Order Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5
    (670)
    Value for Money
    4.6/5
    Features
    4.5/5
    Ease of Use
    4.6/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.5/5

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    Opeyemi O.
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    • Industry: Human Resources
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
    • Review Source

    Overall rating

    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    branch messenger review

    Reviewed on 2018-12-18

    Pros

    The update interval for this app is way frequent and actually fixes things. I work with a bunch of friends and with branch messenger, it is much easier to schedule and update our calendar to our taste. Effectiveness has never been this easy and cheap as now, there is no need to have a squabble with anyone over who was meant to do what and at what time, they all constantly get reminded and everyone gets on easy. The upcoming schedule notification is great, the chatroom is just right for sharing information and the news feed is perfect for broadcast messages.

    Cons

    Branch simply glitches and that's just about everything i hate about it. Sometimes when trying to make a post, branch puts you off with a response about how your post can not be published at the moment, then, you make the post again in an effort to get your aim achieved and then voila, you've got duplicate posts to your name. This is something that needs to be fixed asap.

    Shenea A.
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    • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Love it

    Reviewed on 2020-12-10

    It was very easy to use. Loved it alot to use to use it.

    It was very easy to use. Loved it alot to use to use it.

    Pros

    Every feature on this software I like . It was very very easy to learn how to use it didn't take long

    Cons

    There wasn't nothing I didn't like inlikedd everything about it. Very good software to use lol very easy

    Melissa T.
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    • Industry: Supermarkets
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used for 1+ year
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

    Last resort banking app

    Reviewed on 2021-03-25

    When i needed help, Branch actually helped. If you were given key information before having to make...

    When i needed help, Branch actually helped. If you were given key information before having to make a choice & terms weren't so high & constantly changing it wouldn't be such a bad banking app.

    Pros

    I was in a pinch & just needed a little financial help to get me through until payday & luckily the branch app came through. I was approved a day or so after applying & after they confirmed my employment & banking status.

    Cons

    The approved pay advance you'd be offered wasn't always the same & sometimes it was nothing at all even. While they kept up-to-date with each account they hold back key info people needing an advance would need to make their decision.

    Betsy V.
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    • Industry: Retail
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software

    Branch Messenger has always been easy and convenient to use.

    Reviewed on 2018-02-15

    Pros

    I love that all you have to do is post the picture of the schedule and it will automatically list all the people working that day and it alerts everyone automatically. I think it is extremely convenient and I never miss a shift this way.

    Cons

    I don't think that there is a lot to dislike about Branch Messenger. Whenever I had issues with the app, customer support always got back to me quickly. I think that there is this one glitch when I look at the picture schedule and go back, the bottom tab that lets me navigate disappears so I have to exit out of the app and restart.

    Brett N.
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Restaurants
    • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
    • Review Source

    Overall rating

    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

    Needs some improvement with functionality

    Reviewed on 2019-08-08

    Overall, I think it can be a really helpful software. A few changes would need to happen for this...

    Overall, I think it can be a really helpful software. A few changes would need to happen for this to occur.

    Pros

    I like the overall idea of the software and it helps connect employees together for scheduling issues and to communicate. It’s also good to keep up with my schedule and finances all in the same place.

    Cons

    I tried to get a advance and i had trouble connecting my bank as well as many other people I talked too. Customer service was quick to respond, but the issue is still not resolved.

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    Branch FAQs

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    Branch offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from:
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    A free plan is available, for an unlimited number of employees & managers. Quotes for Enterprise plans, which offer additional features, are available on request.

    Branch has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

    Branch supports the following languages:

    English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

    Branch supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Branch integrates with the following applications:

    ADP Workforce Now, UKG Ready, Workday HCM

    Branch offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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