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ADP SmartCompliance

Top Rated
79 Ratings

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Top Rated
511 Ratings

ADP SmartCompliance

Top Rated
79 Ratings
Score 7.1 out of 101

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Top Rated
511 Ratings
Score 8.2 out of 101

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ADP SmartCompliance

I LOVE ADP; ALL COMPANIES HAVE ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENTS
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Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Dayforce appears to be a product that was designed for retail, however, we have made it work for our environment in a law firm setting. It works well for time management to my knowledge, but our recruiting, performance management, and billing through accounting is still outside of Dayforce in other systems.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

ADP SmartCompliance
9.0
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
Pay calculation
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.7
Benefit plan administration
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
Direct deposit files
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.8
Salary revision and increment management
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
Reimbursement management
ADP SmartCompliance
8.6
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
Support for external payroll vendors
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7

Human Resource Management

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
Employee demographic data
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.3
Employment history
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
Job profiles and administration
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
Organizational charting
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.8
Organization and location management
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3

Leave and Attendance Management

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
Approval workflow
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.4
Balance details
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0

Employee Self Service

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
View and generate pay and benefit information
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.8
Update personal information
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.6
View company policy documentation
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
Employee recognition
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
View job history
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9

Asset Management

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
Tracking of all physical assets
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7

HR Reporting

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.9
Report builder
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.0
Pre-built reports
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.1
Ability to combine HR data with external data
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.6

Onboarding

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
New hire portal
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
Manager tracking tools
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0

Performance and Goals

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
Corporate goal setting
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
Individual goal setting
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
Line-of sight-visibility
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
Performance tracking
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7

Performance Management

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
Performance plans
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
Performance improvement plans
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
Review status tracking
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
Review reminders
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
Multiple review frequency
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.2

Succession Planning

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
Create succession plans/pools
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
Candidate ranking
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
Candidate search
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.3
Candidate development
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.0

Recruiting / ATS

ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
Job Requisition Management
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
Company Website Posting
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
Publish to Social Media
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
Job Search Site Posting
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
Applicant Tracking
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
Notifications and Alerts
ADP SmartCompliance
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5

Pros

  • ADP PROVIDES A VERY WELL KNOWLEDGABLE STAFF TO ADDRESS ANY ISSUE YOU MAY ENCOUNTER
  • ADP ARE CONCERNED ABOUT HOW YOU FEEL AS A USER OF THEIR SERVICES AND ALWAYS OPEN TO LEARN WHAT THEY CAN DO BETTER
  • ADP DEFINITELY WILL SEE ANY ISSUE THRU O THE END; GREAT FOLLOW UP SKILLS
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  • One single platform was a game changer for us. The continuous calculation of pay changed the way our payroll and benefits office does business. The time it has saved in calculating and auditing changes is great.
  • Dayforce looks at the entire employee experience from both an employee and employer's perspective and meets both expectations. Employees are getting what they need and stayed engaged through Dayforce. Managers, administrators, and executives can get the level of detail they want/need to help them make informed decisions
  • Scalability. As our organization has grown from 800 employees when we first implemented Dayforce to over 1350 employees now, Dayforce has grown with us. And not only in the number of employees, but growth of our organizational structure. We've added locations, cost centers, and processes. Dayforce has kept up and allowed to to make these changes with relative ease.
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Cons

  • It would be great to have How To guides more easily accessible. (maybe within the sections that they pertain to). For example, a how-to guide on how to add a new state to the within the set up the screen.
  • I think that being able to download the quarterly tax filings that ADP filed on our behalf are missing. We do not know what was submitted directly to the agencies.
  • A built-in Quarter end / Year end checklist or workflow that is directly in ADP SC would be great. Currently, I reference a spreadsheet that is outside of ADP SC to ensure that I have checked the necessary reports and reconciled. If this could be a step by step task (with the due dates) within ADP SC and if you could mark it complete within the system instead of having to scan and fax the sign off sheet for the quarter... that would be great and would help keep me on track.
  • Reminders within ADP SC that would let me know when it was time to submit my Monthly file for Illinois would be great. I currently have a calendar reminder to remind me to send the monthly integration file.
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  • Implementation was rough. We felt like the team from Ceridian did not know the system that well and they didn't set up stuff correctly which caused issues later.
  • The new Payroll module in HTML is too slow and added hours of work onto payroll. Until that is fixed we will continue to use My Pay.
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Likelihood to Renew

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM7.7
Based on 29 answers
They meet and exceed our needs for the system. They have been a good partner in managing all our employee data. The larger our company grows, the more important it is to all of our operations and finance teams to have robust data at our fingertips to use every single day
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Usability

ADP SmartCompliance6.4
Based on 1 answer
Its easy to use just need additional changes to make some functions easier to find on the interface
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Ceridian Dayforce HCM7.6
Based on 19 answers
Nothing is perfect - including Ceridian Dayforce HCM. However, I can say that of all the payroll providers I have been associated with, Ceridian Dayforce offers the most comprehensive all-in-one platform currently available. It is not the simplest to start using right 'out of the box', but it is definitely the most powerful not to mention the most configurable.
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Reliability and Availability

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM8.2
Based on 7 answers
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

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM8.1
Based on 8 answers
Improvements being made to sunset "Silverlight" on all modules.
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Support

ADP SmartCompliance4.5
Based on 1 answer
The account managers have too many clients to give great customer service all the time. I had to complain to get better customer service
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Ceridian Dayforce HCM6.5
Based on 16 answers
As a user I have been struggling with Dayforce since day one on September 2017.I have reported my problems so many times and our HR department doesn't get any solutions.I have sent numerous screenshots showing the problems and nothing.
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In-Person Training

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM8.5
Based on 6 answers
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

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM8.0
Based on 11 answers
I think it is a good start, but I don't think the content delves very deep into the covered topics.
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Implementation

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM8.3
Based on 12 answers
Be prepared to spend a lot of time to do it right
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Alternatives Considered

More functionality and very easy display
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We have less issues with importing and spend less time on data entry now that we left ADP for Dayforce. The features that ADP had were not even comparable to what Dayforce has to offer and it has created such a change in culture here
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Scalability

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Ceridian Dayforce HCM8.3
Based on 11 answers
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

  • It makes tax fling easier and W2 processing is very simple.
  • Registration for the W2's employees is too complicated for employees and we have to add additional help to manage the registration process.
  • There is a time difference for any process with ADP, most process do not post immediately and you have to wait on reporting as well.
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  • We have definitely increased our efficiency and improved errors due to adding Ceridian Dayforce HCM. We are able to be more proactive rather than reactive with errors or miscalculations. We are able to review data quicker and easier.
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Pricing Details

ADP SmartCompliance

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details
Pricing varies based upon modules deployed and features enabled.

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Ceridian Dayforce HCM

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

Ceridian Dayforce HCM More Information