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ADP TotalSource

15 Ratings

Kronos Workforce Ready

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154 Ratings

ADP TotalSource

15 Ratings
Score 6.9 out of 101

Kronos Workforce Ready

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154 Ratings
Score 7.3 out of 101

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ADP TotalSource

ADP TotalSource is my company's PEO. Being an HR department of one, the support I received from the was worth its weight in gold. They have so many resources already in place that I was able to make use of instead of researching and creating myself. One part of having them as a PEO that I wasn't a fan of, was the limitations we had in choosing our benefit carriers. They had contracts with two health carriers to choose from. So if we weren't happy with rates, there was only so much room to negotiate, at the carriers knew that.
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Kronos Workforce Ready

Before Kronos Workforce Ready, our HR Department was manually tracking each employee's medical and license expirations. With the notification and tracking features in Kronos, a simple report helps us get a quick eye on each of these areas, as well as gives us the ability to skip sending out notifications to employees manually.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

ADP TotalSource
8.1
Kronos Workforce Ready
6.9
Employee demographic data
ADP TotalSource
7.3
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.0
Employment history
ADP TotalSource
8.3
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.5
Job profiles and administration
ADP TotalSource
7.7
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.6
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
ADP TotalSource
8.4
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.0
Organizational charting
ADP TotalSource
8.5
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.7
Organization and location management
ADP TotalSource
7.3
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
ADP TotalSource
9.3
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.8

Payroll Management

ADP TotalSource
8.7
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.2
Pay calculation
ADP TotalSource
8.4
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.9
Support for external payroll vendors
ADP TotalSource
9.7
Kronos Workforce Ready
6.2
Benefit plan administration
ADP TotalSource
8.7
Kronos Workforce Ready
6.6
Direct deposit files
ADP TotalSource
9.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.6
Salary revision and increment management
ADP TotalSource
9.3
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.7
Reimbursement management
ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready

Leave and Attendance Management

ADP TotalSource
8.5
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.9
Approval workflow
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.7
Balance details
ADP TotalSource
8.5
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment
ADP TotalSource
9.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.1

Employee Self Service

ADP TotalSource
8.3
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.1
View and generate pay and benefit information
ADP TotalSource
8.7
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.3
Update personal information
ADP TotalSource
8.7
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.6
View company policy documentation
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.9
Employee recognition
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
View job history
ADP TotalSource
8.4
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4

Asset Management

ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.4
Tracking of all physical assets
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.4

HR Reporting

ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
5.1
Report builder
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
5.1
Pre-built reports
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
5.1
Ability to combine HR data with external data
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready

Onboarding

ADP TotalSource
8.8
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4
New hire portal
ADP TotalSource
8.5
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4
Manager tracking tools
ADP TotalSource
9.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.3

Performance and Goals

ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.2
Corporate goal setting
ADP TotalSource
6.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
Individual goal setting
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.0
Line-of sight-visibility
ADP TotalSource
6.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
Performance tracking
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.5

Performance Management

ADP TotalSource
7.6
Kronos Workforce Ready
5.1
Performance plans
ADP TotalSource
6.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
6.7
Performance improvement plans
ADP TotalSource
9.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.7
Review status tracking
ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.9
Review reminders
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.7
Multiple review frequency
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
4.4

Succession Planning

ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
Create succession plans/pools
ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
Candidate ranking
ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
Candidate search
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
Candidate development
ADP TotalSource
6.0
Kronos Workforce Ready

Recruiting / ATS

ADP TotalSource
7.4
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.2
Job Requisition Management
ADP TotalSource
6.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.2
Company Website Posting
ADP TotalSource
8.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
8.7
Publish to Social Media
ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
9.0
Job Search Site Posting
ADP TotalSource
9.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
10.0
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
ADP TotalSource
6.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4
Applicant Tracking
ADP TotalSource
7.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4
Notifications and Alerts
ADP TotalSource
9.0
Kronos Workforce Ready
7.4

Pros

  • It does a great job of keeping track of all your pay at various other jobs that also use ADP TotalSource. You can easily log in and verify any information that you might need to check on.
  • The privacy feature is really great so that only you can see documents with financial information on them.
  • The app is also really handy and easily accessible. You can pull up anything in a pinch if you don't have access to your work computer at the same time that you need to look up something.
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  • Displays our vacation used, approved, taken, and what is forecasted that we have remaining. Great one stop shop!
  • Automates approvals by managers and once submitted approvals go directly to payroll and they can properly and quickly load to ADP saving time and giving more quality.
  • Easy to use and submit for time off. We have set up all of our reasons and it is tracked by member and by manager group so the manager can see all of his employees' time off in one calendar.
  • Eliminates paper! Quick and easy to submit time cards after validation then workflow takes it to the manager which then takes it to payroll.
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Cons

  • I wish that there was a feature that would allow you to do some financial planning with your money.
  • If you can't remember your password or username, it is really hard to retrieve and they always take a long time to get back to you.
  • One other con is that it is not always the easiest to navigate and sometimes you don't realize that you have gone to a different screen and then it gets you out of everything and you have to do the log in process all over. This would be more of an issue if you were using a computer instead of the mobile app.
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  • We would like to see better support. We ended up configuring it as needed even though we were trying to work with the KWR implementation team to get configuration done, we were not able to supply all the needed items in a timely manner so we ended up doing it ourselves as we had to pull information from our payroll team of 3 with 99 years combined experience - could have used some help with change management!
  • They have added a middleware tool that will allow us to submit and process files more efficiently, we are just implementing this but are excited to see some improvement as to the way the data is moved and secured.
  • I'd like to see more engagement from Kronos when implementing and I do not think we use their support as we feel we are strong in understanding what we have and how it is configured, however if we lose our support person in HRIS who is the main admin, we will be looking to Kronos for guidance and I'm not sure they would know how to give it since we did the configuration and made all the interfaces on our own.
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Likelihood to Renew

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Kronos Workforce Ready1.7
Based on 2 answers
We have begun looking for other vendors to supply this products need as Kronos WFR cannot deliver the suite of applications which it should with this product.*6/5/17 Edit - We started the new year with a new application. WFR proved to be unable to correct the errors within the application. We are much happier with the new application as we can use it effectively.
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Usability

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Kronos Workforce Ready9.6
Based on 3 answers
While some tasks such as updating an employee's basic info, password, and approver preferences are very easy to do and straightforward (all combined on a single employee maintenance page and updateable through a single 'save'), other items prove to be more cumbersome such as navigating through multiple layers of employees when you are up higher in management with more system rights
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Performance

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Kronos Workforce Ready6.4
Based on 5 answers
We were always told that Kronos was the best, but there are reports that we got out of ADP and other payroll providers that we cannot get out of Kronos. One example is a report of Productive/Non-productive hours by department. We also need the dollar amount associated with the hours. This is information that is required on our cost report and we were told that that report is unavailable. It is very frustrating when I can't get what I need.
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Support

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Kronos Workforce Ready7.6
Based on 52 answers
The application support team cannot fix issues they state are clearly 100% on them to fix
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Alternatives Considered

We use ADP simply to to track pay for employees. We really like more of the functionality of Workday as it is really easy to import org charts and track performance. The graphics and appearance of these sections are also really nice! We also use Workday to track time off as it was more popular among employees to use when we asked them to compare more options. However, ADP is much better at tracking pay and because it carries information over from previous jobs, employees really like this as well!
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Better price for the feature set across the whole HR system. But you do trade that for reduced functions for each subsection.
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Return on Investment

  • It has helped us to keep track of various financial information for employees and this has helped our HR department.
  • We were trying to find a system that was more user-friendly and many people are able to use this pretty easily.
  • We found more cost effective methods to do absence management and goal setting because this system was too expensive and cumbersome for us.
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  • Leave management
  • ACA compliance
  • Scheduling
  • Employee self service
  • Reporting
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Pricing Details

ADP TotalSource

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Kronos Workforce Ready

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details
For pricing information please contact Sales at 1 (800) 225-1561.

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