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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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TribeHR

I think it's great for small companies to manage their basic HR functions if they do not have a dedicated department. I'm unsure of the capabilities it holds for a large company with multiple teams to organize and how the calendaring functions across departments. But, for our team of roughly 20 folks it is simple and straightforward.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

ADP TotalSource
8.1
TribeHR
7.0
Employee demographic data
ADP TotalSource
7.3
TribeHR
Employment history
ADP TotalSource
8.3
TribeHR
7.0
Job profiles and administration
ADP TotalSource
7.7
TribeHR
5.0
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
ADP TotalSource
8.4
TribeHR
Organizational charting
ADP TotalSource
8.5
TribeHR
8.0
Organization and location management
ADP TotalSource
7.4
TribeHR
8.0
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
ADP TotalSource
9.4
TribeHR
7.0

Payroll Management

ADP TotalSource
8.7
TribeHR
5.0
Pay calculation
ADP TotalSource
8.4
TribeHR
Support for external payroll vendors
ADP TotalSource
9.7
TribeHR
Benefit plan administration
ADP TotalSource
8.7
TribeHR
5.0
Direct deposit files
ADP TotalSource
9.0
TribeHR
5.0
Salary revision and increment management
ADP TotalSource
9.3
TribeHR
Reimbursement management
ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR

Leave and Attendance Management

ADP TotalSource
8.5
TribeHR
9.0
Approval workflow
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
9.0
Balance details
ADP TotalSource
8.5
TribeHR
10.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment
ADP TotalSource
9.0
TribeHR
8.0

Employee Self Service

ADP TotalSource
8.3
TribeHR
8.0
View and generate pay and benefit information
ADP TotalSource
8.7
TribeHR
5.0
Update personal information
ADP TotalSource
8.7
TribeHR
9.0
View company policy documentation
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
9.0
Employee recognition
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
8.0
View job history
ADP TotalSource
8.4
TribeHR
9.0

Asset Management

ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Tracking of all physical assets
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR

HR Reporting

ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Report builder
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Pre-built reports
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Ability to combine HR data with external data
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR

Onboarding

ADP TotalSource
8.8
TribeHR
New hire portal
ADP TotalSource
8.6
TribeHR
Manager tracking tools
ADP TotalSource
9.0
TribeHR

Performance and Goals

ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
8.0
Corporate goal setting
ADP TotalSource
6.0
TribeHR
Individual goal setting
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
8.0
Line-of sight-visibility
ADP TotalSource
6.0
TribeHR
Performance tracking
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR

Performance Management

ADP TotalSource
7.6
TribeHR
7.0
Performance plans
ADP TotalSource
6.0
TribeHR
7.0
Performance improvement plans
ADP TotalSource
9.0
TribeHR
Review status tracking
ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
Review reminders
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Multiple review frequency
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR

Succession Planning

ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
Create succession plans/pools
ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
Candidate ranking
ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
Candidate search
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Candidate development
ADP TotalSource
6.0
TribeHR

Recruiting / ATS

ADP TotalSource
7.4
TribeHR
Job Requisition Management
ADP TotalSource
6.0
TribeHR
Company Website Posting
ADP TotalSource
8.0
TribeHR
Publish to Social Media
ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
Job Search Site Posting
ADP TotalSource
9.0
TribeHR
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
ADP TotalSource
6.0
TribeHR
Applicant Tracking
ADP TotalSource
7.0
TribeHR
Notifications and Alerts
ADP TotalSource
9.0
TribeHR

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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  • It's great for time tracking - I can look at when and how much time I have taken off, what I am accruing each month, which helps me plan vacations and other needed time off.
  • It's a great place to share appreciation for a team member/department so all folks can see without clogging inboxes with emails.
  • It's a great go-to place for company information and policies - no digging through the server or emailing HR for documents and questions.
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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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  • I would like even more capabilities, but I think that has to do with how we are using the site.
  • I would like to receive email notifications once a week with a summary of activity in TribeHR, including time-off scheduled by my team and any new documents or information that has been added.
  • I'd like reminders if I am going to go over my time off that is allotted to carry over into the new year and other pertinent vacation, floating holiday, sick time notifications.
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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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We did not previously have an HR product at our company. As stated earlier in my review, we often had to send emails back and forth with our CEO and part-time CFO to get answers regarding policies, payroll and time-off. This has eased the load for these two individuals so that they can focus on the business and revenue.
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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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  • As I stated it has alleviated numerous back and forth emails with our CFO (who is only available PT) and CEO (who is often too busy to spend time on HR functions) - this has allowed for easy answers to basic HR questions.
  • It has allowed us to track all employee time-off in one place, saving us time from checking each individual Outlook calendar for scheduling purposes.
  • It has allowed us to direct all employees to one place for core HR documents and information, ensuring that folks are always getting the same answers to their inquiries.
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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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TribeHR

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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