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ADP RUN

Top Rated
169 Ratings

BizMerlin

1 Ratings

ADP RUN

Top Rated
169 Ratings
Score 7.1 out of 101

BizMerlin

1 Ratings
Score 10 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

ADP RUN

RUN by ADP is perfect, in my opinion, for any size of company. Whether you have 5 employees or 500 employees. I feel that RUN by ADP will meet your needs and help make processing payroll as smooth as possible. Using RUN by ADP is a huge time saver for me. I love how easy it is to add new employees. I work at a company that is experiencing big growth and I am grateful for how easy it is to add new employees. I wish RUN by ADP was more transparent about the cutoff times to process payroll timely. It would be very nice to know what is the latest I could process payroll to have it be processed on time
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BizMerlin

If you are a growing organization, Resource Allocation, Forecasting and Analysis tool is very useful.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

ADP RUN
8.6
BizMerlin
10.0
Pay calculation
ADP RUN
9.3
BizMerlin
Support for external payroll vendors
ADP RUN
6.8
BizMerlin
10.0
Benefit plan administration
ADP RUN
7.9
BizMerlin
10.0
Direct deposit files
ADP RUN
9.3
BizMerlin
Salary revision and increment management
ADP RUN
9.1
BizMerlin
Reimbursement management
ADP RUN
9.1
BizMerlin

Human Resource Management

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Employee demographic data
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Employment history
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Job profiles and administration
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Organizational charting
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Organization and location management
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Leave and Attendance Management

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Balance details
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Employee Self Service

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
View and generate pay and benefit information
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Update personal information
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
View company policy documentation
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Employee recognition
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
View job history
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

HR Reporting

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Report builder
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Pre-built reports
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Ability to combine HR data with external data
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Onboarding

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
New hire portal
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Manager tracking tools
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Performance and Goals

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Corporate goal setting
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Individual goal setting
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Line-of sight-visibility
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Performance tracking
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Performance Management

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Performance plans
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Performance improvement plans
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Review status tracking
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Review reminders
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Multiple review frequency
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Succession Planning

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Create succession plans/pools
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Candidate ranking
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Candidate development
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Recruiting / ATS

ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Job Requisition Management
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Company Website Posting
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Publish to Social Media
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Job Search Site Posting
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Applicant Tracking
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0
Notifications and Alerts
ADP RUN
BizMerlin
10.0

Pros

  • The software platform is incredibly easy to learn and user-friendly.
  • The cost is surprisingly better than other payroll processing platforms, especially considering what is included and the longstanding national reputation of ADP.
  • The simplicity, automation, and available templates and reports are incredibly helpful to our growing organization.
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  • This software is highly configurable. Very easy to use. Lots of out of box integration.
  • It's got a mobile app and is also cloud based.
  • The goals module is our biggest used module. It also has great features like instant feedback, applicant tracking and onboarding.
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Cons

  • do not see any downside to this platform for our use
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  • Wall of fame or the feedback given to the users cannot be controlled. The users cannot choose or control who can view their wall of fame.
  • The dashboard is customizable at organization and geography level but cannot be customized at the individual level.
  • The filter on archived goals does not work properly using text search.
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Likelihood to Renew

ADP RUN9.1
Based on 2 answers
ADP is a great service that saves us time and money in supporting our payroll operations.
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Support

ADP RUN8.6
Based on 2 answers
Very happy with support and ADP team.
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No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

We did switch to a PEO (not ADP) and the cost was just too prohibitive for a company our size and so we were glad to be able to switch back and ADP gave us a generous offer to make the move back to RUN. I have also looked at local companies but not just not confident that they can get the job done.
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Return on Investment

  • Payroll processing weekly takes 10 minutes a week - max!
  • It helps to eliminate any payroll miscalculations - if it is set up correctly there won;t be mistakes because the software does it for you :)
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  • It's saving us about 40% of what we are spending
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Pricing Details

ADP RUN

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

BizMerlin

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