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Score 8.8 out of 100

Paylocity

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Score 7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • 15Five ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Performance and Goals, Performance Management

Performance and Goals

8.9

15Five

89%
6.9

Paylocity

69%
15Five ranks higher in 5/5 features

Corporate goal setting

8.9
89%
26 Ratings
6.8
68%
94 Ratings

Subordinate goal setting

8.6
86%
28 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Individual goal setting

8.8
88%
33 Ratings
7.2
72%
106 Ratings

Line-of sight-visibility

9.4
94%
25 Ratings
6.8
68%
82 Ratings

Performance tracking

9.0
90%
28 Ratings
6.7
67%
113 Ratings

Performance Management

9.0

15Five

90%
6.4

Paylocity

64%
15Five ranks higher in 10/10 features

Performance plans

9.3
93%
22 Ratings
6.1
61%
122 Ratings

Plan weighting

6.8
68%
9 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manager note taking

9.5
95%
29 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance improvement plans

9.2
92%
16 Ratings
6.3
63%
105 Ratings

Review status tracking

9.8
98%
24 Ratings
6.9
69%
127 Ratings

Rater nomination workflow

6.7
67%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Review reminders

9.7
97%
27 Ratings
6.1
61%
130 Ratings

Workflow restrictions

10.0
100%
14 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multiple review frequency

9.8
98%
22 Ratings
6.6
66%
110 Ratings

Reporting

9.6
96%
23 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Human Resource Management

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.2

Paylocity

72%
Paylocity ranks higher in 7/7 features

Employee demographic data

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
232 Ratings

Employment history

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
232 Ratings

Job profiles and administration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.1
71%
212 Ratings

Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

N/A
0 Ratings
7.1
71%
211 Ratings

Organizational charting

N/A
0 Ratings
6.6
66%
194 Ratings

Organization and location management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.1
71%
189 Ratings

Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
163 Ratings

Payroll Management

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.7

Paylocity

77%
Paylocity ranks higher in 7/7 features

Pay calculation

N/A
0 Ratings
8.1
81%
236 Ratings

Support for external payroll vendors

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
106 Ratings

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
144 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
160 Ratings

Direct deposit files

N/A
0 Ratings
8.4
84%
234 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.8
78%
181 Ratings

Reimbursement management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
112 Ratings

Leave and Attendance Management

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.0

Paylocity

70%
Paylocity ranks higher in 3/3 features

Approval workflow

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
188 Ratings

Balance details

N/A
0 Ratings
6.7
67%
200 Ratings

Annual carry-forward and encashment

N/A
0 Ratings
6.6
66%
152 Ratings

Employee Self Service

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
8.0

Paylocity

80%
Paylocity ranks higher in 5/5 features

View and generate pay and benefit information

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
242 Ratings

Update personal information

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
245 Ratings

View company policy documentation

N/A
0 Ratings
7.5
75%
200 Ratings

Employee recognition

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
175 Ratings

View job history

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
205 Ratings

Asset Management

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.0

Paylocity

70%
Paylocity ranks higher in 1/1 features

Tracking of all physical assets

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
73 Ratings

HR Reporting

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
6.5

Paylocity

65%
Paylocity ranks higher in 3/3 features

Report builder

N/A
0 Ratings
6.8
68%
219 Ratings

Pre-built reports

N/A
0 Ratings
7.1
71%
219 Ratings

Ability to combine HR data with external data

N/A
0 Ratings
5.5
55%
139 Ratings

Onboarding

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.6

Paylocity

76%
Paylocity ranks higher in 2/2 features

New hire portal

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9
79%
201 Ratings

Manager tracking tools

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
159 Ratings

Succession Planning

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
5.9

Paylocity

59%
Paylocity ranks higher in 4/4 features

Create succession plans/pools

N/A
0 Ratings
6.5
65%
51 Ratings

Candidate ranking

N/A
0 Ratings
5.6
56%
64 Ratings

Candidate search

N/A
0 Ratings
5.7
57%
67 Ratings

Candidate development

N/A
0 Ratings
5.7
57%
56 Ratings

Recruiting / ATS

15Five

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.2

Paylocity

72%
Paylocity ranks higher in 7/7 features

Job Requisition Management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
103 Ratings

Company Website Posting

N/A
0 Ratings
7.8
78%
108 Ratings

Publish to Social Media

N/A
0 Ratings
6.9
69%
84 Ratings

Job Search Site Posting

N/A
0 Ratings
7.2
72%
104 Ratings

Duplicate Candidate Prevention

N/A
0 Ratings
6.7
67%
86 Ratings

Applicant Tracking

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
116 Ratings

Notifications and Alerts

N/A
0 Ratings
6.7
67%
118 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • 15Five is rated higher in 6 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Support Rating, Online Training, Implementation Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.6

15Five

96%
40 Ratings
6.4

Paylocity

64%
264 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

15Five

100%
3 Ratings
7.4

Paylocity

74%
18 Ratings

Usability

10.0

15Five

100%
3 Ratings
7.6

Paylocity

76%
11 Ratings

Availability

15Five

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Paylocity

90%
2 Ratings

Performance

15Five

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0

Paylocity

50%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

8.4

15Five

84%
47 Ratings
2.0

Paylocity

20%
37 Ratings

Online Training

10.0

15Five

100%
1 Rating
9.1

Paylocity

91%
2 Ratings

Implementation Rating

10.0

15Five

100%
2 Ratings
6.4

Paylocity

64%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

15Five

At first, it was a little much to continue reporting each week. Then, as time went on, it was more helpful as I was using it as a tool to accomplish and complete tasks that were listed. There have only been a few weeks that I was unable to complete a weekly report, but all in all, it has made me more aware.
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Paylocity

The time clock system (Time & Labor module) is great for clocking employee's time and Time Off. There is a time off calendar to view who is off which is really nice. Adjustments to time sheets are simple to enter. Schedules are easy to view. It's an easy system to learn for new employees. The Implementation took a little longer than I would have liked. Allow yourself extra time. But once we were up and running, things went really smoothly. The self training videos are really helpful. And if you do need to contact them with a question, the response time from their reps is super quick
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Pros

15Five

  • The Pulse Check feature is both easy to use and allows staff and management to gauge how team health is.
  • The metric and key performance tools are very well designed.
  • Automated reminders and reporting are great features.
  • I find the customer services to be best in class.
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Paylocity

  • Schedule feature makes needing to correct missed punches a breeze
  • Community feature is a great way to bring members at the same location and across the company together
  • Benefits module is easy for members to use even if they do not have lots of tech skills
  • Love that the learning module is integrated rather than a separate platform
  • Workflows makes updates to positions and payrates a breeze
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Cons

15Five

  • Questions are repetitive weekly, though this may be a function of our administrator, and not the platform itself. Answering the same questions every 2 weeks is an awful lot like the movie Groundhog day.
  • Give employees at all levels visibility into the "How are you feeling" score to get a pulse on the entire company at once.
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Paylocity

  • I often notice that there are glitches in the system. These are often "one-off" situations that typically happen at random. For example, sometimes when I go to change an employee's supervisor, I get an error message saying the effective date has to be prior to the employee record date; which doesn't make sense to me to update a change that "happened" before the employee's record was created.
  • It would be nice to receive notifications whenever there are pending employee changes. I typically don't know that an employee has made a change unless I go into that section of the website and updates like direct deposit can be held up especially since the first check after a DD change is made always has to be a paper check.
  • I noticed that I can only see the project codes and employee entered on their timesheet when I'm going through their line items.
  • It would be nice to be able to create offer letters in the system that would allow for multiple signatures and also be able to customize onboarding acknowledgement documents to the particular employee. For instance, we have a non-compete document that leaves the employee's name, job title and the date the non-compete went into effect. We can have the employee acknowledge that they've actually read it but we can't tailor it to each employee.
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Pricing Details

15Five

Starting Price

$0

Editions & Modules

15Five editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Basic71
Plus142
PerformanceCustom Pricing3

Footnotes

  1. per person/per month
  2. per person/per month
  3. none

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

Optional

Additional Details

Paylocity

Starting Price

$2 Per Employee Per Month

Editions & Modules

Paylocity editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Paylocity$2.001

Footnotes

  1. Per Employee Per Month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Pricing Info

Likelihood to Renew

15Five

This program is the absolute best I've ever used in 30 years with organizations. Not only do I enjoy being a user and "filling it out" every week- but I would personally buy it if available for goal tracking in my personal life I love it that much!
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Paylocity

The transition from my old provider to Paylocity was virtually painless. I always felt well supported by my account rep. I would use Paylocity again, but I'm not in a position to change providers at my current company right now.
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Usability

15Five

It's very simple to use - not overly complicated. You wouldn't need training to use. There are some features I never use because I don't understand -- like one on ones. However we use without and still find a lot of value in it!
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Paylocity

Although it is fairly easy to use, there are some processes that just don't make munch sense. For example, if an employee has 2 bank accounts and the funds are returned from one account the process to reissue is TEDIOUS and confusing. Unless you want to PAY for Paylocity to do it for you. I think the manual process should be as easy for us.
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Reliability and Availability

15Five

No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Solid network - down for upgrades at late hours during the weekend when I am definitely not in the system to use it. Even if I was, they provide excellent advance notice.
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Performance

15Five

No answers on this topic

Paylocity

It's so manual, not automated or intuitive.
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Support Rating

15Five

The 15Five support team is amazing. They were always willing to speak with me when I did something wrong in the system and never had a harsh or placing judgment tone in their voices. They respond quickly and promptly and allowed me to learn something new each time I cross lines with them. I am thankful for their knowledge and customer service they shared with me when I needed it.
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Paylocity

The frustrations I have with Paylocity customer support are what drove me to leave a review in the first place so I can warn anyone considering purchasing this product. I really like the software and it has a lot of great features, but my complete distrust of their customer service has led me to rue the day I chose Paylocity to be our payroll vendor. For one thing, they are often slow to respond. That alone might be manageable, except even when I do get a response, half the time the answers are incomplete/not helpful, if not completely incorrect! Imagine waiting 90 days and paying thousands of dollars for a corrected W2 only for it to come back more incorrect than it was when you started, and not only that but they also made me question my sanity trying to convince me that they were correct when it was BLATANTLY wrong - and that's just one example! Sometimes you might be lucky to get a decent customer service rep using the chat help feature, but most of the time whoever you talk to does not seem to have any more knowledge of the system than you do. I am a patient person and I have a lot of grace for administrative errors (we're all human) but Paylocity customer service is consistently unreliable and sometimes unprofessional to boot. To their credit, the sales and implementation teams do seem really good. It seems like maybe they just can't retain good customer service reps. We've been through several account managers without ever having a good experience.
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Online Training

15Five

Very helpful webinar training. They answer questions, the slides are all very helpful, and they send you the presentation once the webinar is complete so that you can share with your team.
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Paylocity

very knowledgeable presenters for their webinars and very user friendly; you can learn at your own pace
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Implementation Rating

15Five

It was very easy and support was super helpful!
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Paylocity

I would make sure you have a dedicated team at Paylocity to complete the implementation. We had staff from Paylocity quit and things were not completed properly. They dropped the ball so to speak on that portion of it. we have encountered multiple issues since then and are still not using the Time off tracking to its full capabilities.
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Alternatives Considered

15Five

I used Achievers a while ago and it was only limited to rewards. 15FIVE really makes a difference, it's real engagement for businesses and provides a lot of structure. I also love what they preach in their social channels as we are constantly learning from their podcasts and blog posts.
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Paylocity

We previously used ADP for many years and the ADP Workforce Now for roughly seven years prior to moving to Paylocity in 2019. ADP was very costly and not user-friendly for our staff or management. This is the only other payroll provider I have ever used and can compare to Paylocity.
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Return on Investment

15Five

  • 15Five opened up many discussions for issues/challenges in the workplace that wasn't available in meetings/during projects/in other capacities.
  • 15Five has opened the door to creative ideas that became projects and improvements.
  • 15Five improved culture by allowing team members in other departments see what others are doing/feeling, making us feel as one company
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Paylocity

  • The ability to have reports compiled for various audits and having the totals needed at my fingertips instead of having to modify data in Excel.
  • Utilizing the PTO information in the portal, this allows for less frustration between the employees and Payroll regarding any discrepancies.
  • One item that takes away time is the fact that I can't approve time off requests because I'm not a supervisor, even though my security level is a company administrator. I don't even receive an email notification that an employee submitted the request. As a result, I am tracking down employees regarding missed work and they have already submitted a request which I can't even see in the portal either.
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