WorkTango vs Vantage Circle

WorkTango

The Bottom Line

Decent peer-to-peer recognition program, but it's true strengths lie in it's performance management and survey features.

Vantage Circle

The Bottom Line

A fairly standard core recognition program with additional products that can add many other features, depending on how far beyond standard you want to go.

How It Works

WorkTango

Monetary peer-to-peer recognition with points that expire and refresh on a cadence of your choosing. Earned points can be redeemed for gift cards, physical products, charities, and events/experiences.

Vantage Circle

Users give monetary or non-monetary recognition using predefined awards, each with their own point values, approvers, and eligible givers/receivers. Giving balances are manually allocated by admins and earned points can be redeemed for gift cards, physical products, experiences and events.

The Good

WorkTango

  • Powerful performance management and survey toolsets
  • Flexible rewards catalog with good availability
  • Good admin dashboard effective at keeping you on track

Vantage Circle

  • Robust corporate wellness program
  • Ability to earn points as a percentage of what you spend using corporate discounts
  • Good international reward options

The Bad

WorkTango

  • Minimum annual agreement of $5k and term length of 2 years
  • Few help center articles
  • Buggy, inconsistent mobile app

Vantage Circle

  • No public API
  • Limited reporting and data exporting

Pricing

WorkTango

Starts at $4.25 per month per employee, depending on the number of employees.

Vantage Circle

$3.60 or $4 per user per month depending of if monthly or annual.

Setup & Onboarding

WorkTango

They require the purchase of an onboarding package, which grants a custom-tailored onboarding experience and a smooth launch.

Vantage Circle

You begin by requesting a free demo they setup for you. After initial setup, you’ll be assigned a dedicated account manager to assist with launch setup.

UI & UX

WorkTango

WorkTango homepage

Attractive interface that avoids feeling overwhelming despite the many features across its suite of projects.

Vantage Circle

Vantage Circle homepage

Clean, polished, and modern look with fairly intuitive navigation.

Reward Catalog

WorkTango

Gift cards, physical products, charity donations, tickets to events, local experiences.

Vantage Circle

Gift cards, physical products, local experiences, and event tickets.

Integrations

HRIS

WorkTango

BambooHR, Workday, Namely, ADP, custom HRIS integrations via SFTP

Vantage Circle

Zoho People, Freshteam, SAP, custom HRIS integrations via SFTP

SSO

WorkTango

Okta, custom SSO integrations

Vantage Circle

Okta, Azure

Common Tool Integrations

WorkTango

Microsoft Teams, Slack, Outlook

Vantage Circle

Slack, Microsoft Teams, Facebook Workplace

Additional Integrations

WorkTango

Speakap, Yammer, SAP, open API

Vantage Circle

Yammer

Analytics & Reports

WorkTango

Basic reporting features that don't provide deep dive into data.

Vantage Circle

Basic reporting dashboard and graphs but limited export options and default exportable reports.

Support

WorkTango

Primarily email and phone support, scant selection of help center articles.

Vantage Circle

Email and chat are primary support channels, help center articles lack depth and breadth.

Extra Features

WorkTango

Performance management toolset to set and manage goals, powerful survey platform, Android & Apple mobile apps.

Vantage Circle

Corporate discounts and cashback options for national retailers, pulse surveys, corporate wellness program with challenges and leaderboards, Android and Apple mobile apps.

The Bottom Line

WorkTango

Decent peer-to-peer recognition program, but it’s true strengths lie in it’s performance management and survey features.

Vantage Circle

A fairly standard core recognition program with additional products that can add many other features, depending on how far beyond standard you want to go.