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Score 8.4 out of 100

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

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Score 7.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Learning Management

    8.5

    Absorb LMS

    85%

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Absorb LMS ranks higher in 13/13 features

    Course authoring

    8.8
    88%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Course catalog or library

    8.4
    84%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Player/Portal

    8.4
    84%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning content

    8.9
    89%
    5 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile friendly

    8.0
    80%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Progress tracking & certifications

    8.3
    83%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Assignments

    8.7
    87%
    6 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance management

    7.6
    76%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning administration

    8.6
    86%
    9 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning reporting & analytics

    7.5
    75%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Social learning

    9.0
    90%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gamification

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Single Sign On (SSO) Enabled Learning

    8.4
    84%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Human Resource Management

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.0

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    70%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Employee demographic data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    423 Ratings

    Employment history

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    453 Ratings

    Job profiles and administration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    444 Ratings

    Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    448 Ratings

    Organizational charting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6
    66%
    409 Ratings

    Organization and location management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6
    66%
    448 Ratings

    Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    296 Ratings

    Payroll Management

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.3

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    73%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Pay calculation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    484 Ratings

    Support for external payroll vendors

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    242 Ratings

    Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    53 Ratings

    Benefit plan administration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    388 Ratings

    Direct deposit files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    470 Ratings

    Salary revision and increment management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    371 Ratings

    Reimbursement management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    249 Ratings

    Leave and Attendance Management

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.4

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    74%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Approval workflow

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    415 Ratings

    Balance details

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    428 Ratings

    Annual carry-forward and encashment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    350 Ratings

    Employee Self Service

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.2

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    72%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 5/5 features

    View and generate pay and benefit information

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    480 Ratings

    Update personal information

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    490 Ratings

    View company policy documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    333 Ratings

    Employee recognition

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    176 Ratings

    View job history

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    402 Ratings

    Asset Management

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    4.7

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    47%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Tracking of all physical assets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    4.7
    47%
    82 Ratings

    HR Reporting

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.1

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    61%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Report builder

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    488 Ratings

    Pre-built reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4
    64%
    487 Ratings

    Ability to combine HR data with external data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.6
    56%
    345 Ratings

    Onboarding

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.4

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    64%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 2/2 features

    New hire portal

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.2
    62%
    297 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    265 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.6

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    66%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Corporate goal setting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    163 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4
    64%
    178 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    153 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    184 Ratings

    Performance Management

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.8

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    68%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Performance plans

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    190 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    166 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    195 Ratings

    Review reminders

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6
    66%
    192 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    174 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.3

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    63%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Create succession plans/pools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1
    61%
    76 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    80 Ratings

    Candidate search

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    84 Ratings

    Candidate development

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4
    64%
    77 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    Absorb LMS

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.8

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    68%
    Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Job Requisition Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    225 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    220 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    184 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    213 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    180 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    221 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6
    66%
    216 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Absorb LMS is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Absorb LMS

    83%
    10 Ratings
    7.0

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    70%
    528 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Absorb LMS

    91%
    1 Rating
    8.6

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    86%
    77 Ratings

    Usability

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    76%
    53 Ratings

    Availability

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    99%
    23 Ratings

    Performance

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.1

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    51%
    25 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.0

    Absorb LMS

    90%
    4 Ratings
    6.7

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    67%
    99 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    70%
    11 Ratings

    Online Training

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    88%
    17 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.9

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    59%
    72 Ratings

    Configurability

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    61%
    12 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    79%
    8 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    99%
    14 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    89%
    18 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    Absorb LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8

    Ceridian Dayforce HCM

    98%
    12 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Absorb LMS Software Inc.

    All in all, the Absorb LMS system is a user-friendly system for the employee as well as the administrator. Creating courses is not cumbersome and allows for a variety of types. The only missing type of content that it doesn't allow is the upload of a PPT that can be viewed directly in the training window instead of forcing the download to the user's computer. The workaround is to save the PPT presentation as a video or to create a scorm file. I really like the scheduled emailed course activity reports that can be set up for course owners so that they may track course completion by users. All in all, I would highly rate the system from a cost standpoint, user-friendliness, and in the area of course creation. I do wish the more advanced reporting features were included without a significant cost upgrade.
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    Ceridian

    Ceridian Dayforce is one of the large human capital management (HCM) system providers. I would expect most large organizations would have it on their shortlist if evaluating HCM providers. It has a variety of modules in the HR space. Our usage is limited to payroll and benefits for the United States. As an end user, I find it to be fairly intuitive and the integrations with other systems (SuccessFactors, third party benefits providers) in my experience has worked without issue.
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    Pros

    Absorb LMS Software Inc.

    • The admin reporting dashboard is amazing. Customizing widgets with course stats for our courses allows us to see (or share with stakeholders) visual representations of our progress immediately upon login.
    • Publishing SCORM content from Create into the LMS is seamless. Maintenance and editing is a breeze!
    • I have worked in many systems in my tenure as a designer at multiple companies- the admin side of Absorb is by FAR the easiest to learn and use. Many systems have a deeply nested structure that is difficult to navigate - Absorb has lots of features and options but doesn't nest them in a way that difficult to understand.
    • The LMS is flexible and provides options regarding course setup that is nearly limitless. If you want multiple lessons within one course you can do that- if you want only one lesson per course but then you want to build a curriculum you can do that. You can enforce orders with ease. Set up enrollment rules with ease. Use email messaging from within the system- or turn it off for individual courses while not affecting global levels. Those are just a few examples of things I have done in Absorb with ease that couldn't be done in other systems I worked with.
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    Ceridian

    • Benefits and Payroll Integration - changes happen in real time.
    • Workflows - still working on creating some but we created some so that when employees make changes, we are notified and that's great so nothing goes unnoticed.
    • Site is easy for employees to navigate and has a 'clean' presentation.
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    Cons

    Absorb LMS Software Inc.

    • Communication of updates in the Platform can be improved.
    • Social interactions amongst the learners can be improved to facilitate an environment of learning.
    • A quick search bar can be added to search for courses.
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    Ceridian

    • Benefits functions on HR side, too much manual entry.
    • I know it’s for protection purposes but it gets annoying when you constantly need to input a security code texted to you.
    • Wish the onboarding progress page for managers can automatically update instead of being needed to manually update.
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    Pricing Details

    Absorb LMS

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Absorb LMS editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Ceridian Dayforce HCM

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Ceridian Dayforce HCM editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        Optional

        Additional Details

        Pricing Info

        Likelihood to Renew

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        I enjoy using Absorb, especially as a first-time user and not being familiar with an LMS. I have also received a great amount of support.
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        Ceridian

        We are highly invested in Ceridian's Dayforce product. It give us the flexibility and scaling that our growing company needs. Its potential reaches beyond the basic HR functions to the decision making that our Management Team needs. Ceridian is always innovating the employee and employee experiences to offer cutting edge options.
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        Usability

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        I think it's very usable for the employee. I don't think it is as easy for the HR/PR admins - especially if there is an issue. There are so many setup screens that need to be looked at to try to figure out why payroll isn't calculating properly, hours aren't feeding over correctly, or benefits are not calculating properly. For the most part, they can't do their own troubleshooting. The same is true for the managers. Our managers find it cumbersome to go into make any schedule changes after the schedules have been generated.
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        Reliability and Availability

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        We have never experienced a total/unplanned outages that effected our ability to process payroll. However, there are times when the application's speed is significantly effected - and processing a payroll may take up to twice as long as normal.
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        Performance

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        We haven't noticed any slow-down due to the integration of Dayforce WFM with our Ceridian HPL products (HRIS and Payroll). The new HTML view of the timesheets don't load as quickly as the old Silverlight view - however, we have gotten used to the change.
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        Support Rating

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        Support is very helpful when needed. It is easy to open a ticket and support is always quick to assist in getting the issue fixed the first time. My only issue was an issue we had for a long time when trying to get the file feed up and running which never seemed to work right, however it does now work correctly the way we want it to.
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        Ceridian

        Most of the time the support is great; it's not always super efficient but I always get the help I need. Occasionally it takes a lot longer than we had hoped or get conflicting responses. We had one ticket recently where we were told we would have to pay the service team to support us on the project and then another person called the next day with the solution to our query and was able to find a solution easily. Generally, though, the response is great and they either walk me though how to do something via a Zoom Meeting or they email step-by-step instructions on how to do it and say if I have questions we can set up a meeting to discuss further.
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        In-Person Training

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        Because the training we reviewed at Insights has changed how we use the system everyday. This is a key factor in our training.
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        Online Training

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        The online training has been really good, I can do some online sessions/courses on my own time which is great for time management. The on line class type sessions have been really good too, they provide a great overview with some additional features or where and how to look to make some changes.
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        Implementation Rating

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        Have a strong internal team. Communicate with your implementation team - they are there to make it work for you. Take the time to really think about how you want the system to work for you - in some cases, you may need to rethink your own business practices to see if you are working harder when the system could do it for you
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        Alternatives Considered

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        Absorb LMS is the only LMS we have used and we made the selection based on recommendations from other Learning and Development Professionals in our industry.
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        Ceridian

        ADP Workforce Now is the system we used prior and that I still use for other consulting services, and this system falls far inferior to the functionality of Ceridian Dayforce especially in terms of payroll processing and delivery but also in other aspects like benefits, employee profile management, and access permissions.
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        Scalability

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        No answers on this topic

        Ceridian

        Overall, we are extremely happy with the Dayforce WFM module. Our biggest pain point is concerning the twice annual software upgrades - which is the only reason I haven't rated them as a '10'. Because every customer is configured differently, the upgrades can sometimes have adverse effects on our current configured policies/rules. And although they roll-out the upgraded version in a test environment several weeks before go-live, not all testing is accurate in that environment. Some issues do not present themselves until you are working with live punches.
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        Return on Investment

        Absorb LMS Software Inc.

        • Absorb [LMS] allows us to decrease live customer training by 80 percent
        • Required much larger time investment than expected
        • Consulting services routinely delivered modules late
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        Ceridian

        • There's no paper handling for employee's PTO requests, manager approvals, etc. This is a huge time-saving and hassle-saving aspect of the system.
        • Employees no longer print out their paychecks - it's all on the app. And we pay less for mailing checks all over the place.
        • Employees enroll in their benefits now, which was also a huge time, paper, and cost saving!
        • Employees attest that they received all of their meals and rests via the biometric clocks, so paper doesn't have to be kept - the system tracks that info now.
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