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Likelihood to Recommend

ADP Mobile Solutions

Since my company only uses the payroll features from ADP, I can only speak to those. I haven't had any issues with viewing pay statements and breakdowns, and I really like how there's a feature to hide the numbers when viewing your pay information, in case you don't want others near your screen seeing that information. This being said, I don't think it makes sense for a company to have different software for payroll, PTO, etc, which is what our company currently does. Since ADP allows you to have multiple features on this platform, I would recommend it for consolidating all "HR Type" features like this in one place.
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Payroll by Wave

Payroll by Wave is a simple tool - and of course it requires you to be inside the Wave ecosystem. So if you are invoicing and accounting with Wave, you are probably a small mom 'n pop setup in search of low-maintenance and cost-effective software. Payroll is a good complement to your Wave account.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

ADP Mobile Solutions
9.3
Payroll by Wave
Pay calculation
ADP Mobile Solutions
9.0
Payroll by Wave
Benefit plan administration
ADP Mobile Solutions
10.0
Payroll by Wave
Direct deposit files
ADP Mobile Solutions
9.0
Payroll by Wave
Salary revision and increment management
ADP Mobile Solutions
9.0
Payroll by Wave

Pros

  • Easy to use mobile app
  • Ability to view pay statements
  • Ability to view and download necessary pay and tax documents
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  • An intuitive, clear UI helps you know where everything is, what options are at your disposal. Calendars and timelines show that Wave really thought out how to provide you with useful tool.
  • Pay day can be automated and straightforward.
  • Wave onboarding provides guidance at what information to input next until you are all set up.
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Cons

  • Application is very slow
  • Have had issues with app crashing/errors
  • Wish there was a feature to compare different paychecks or project future paychecks
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  • Payroll is a paid feature at $10 + $4/employee per month. I suppose this is a normal expense, but other payroll systems I've used, such as ones built into online banking, have cost me a fraction of this.
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Likelihood to Renew

ADP Mobile Solutions1.0
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It's just not user-friendly
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Usability

ADP Mobile Solutions9.0
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Because at 52 years old I use this app easily and often.
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Alternatives Considered

Both software do the same types of things. I think either is a good choice, I would just recommend you consolidate all your processes onto one software. Having multiple software can be tedious and confusing for employees.
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We moved away from Wave as most of our contractors are time-based, and Wave flat out refuses to provide time tracking features. We tried integrations, but the pricing/complexity goes up and reliability goes down when integrating systems which were not intended to communicate. We since moved to Avaza and sacrificed Payroll for more robust time tracking, project management, and a very open feature development process
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Return on Investment

  • Ability to see pay breakdown
  • Ease of access for forms
  • Ability to privately view pay statements if you're in public (ex. blur out numbers)
  • Easy to use mobile application
  • Frequent errors when using app, crashes/glitches at times
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  • We tested Wave briefly and Wave Payroll briefly. Impact was minimal as it did not quite fit our needs.
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Pricing Details

ADP Mobile Solutions

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Payroll by Wave

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details