ADP VirtualEdge vs. Paycom

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ADP VirtualEdge
Score 6.1 out of 10
N/A
ADP VirtualEdge is a recruiting software solution offered by Automatic Data Processing, LLC.N/A
Paycom
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
Paycom is a core HR management software solution. It includes features such as talent acquisition and management, time tracking, and payroll management. It offers some automation capacities, particularly regarding payroll.N/A
Pricing
ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
Considered Both Products
ADP VirtualEdge

No answer on this topic

Paycom
Chose Paycom
Paycom is literally the best system I have ever used, hands down.
Chose Paycom
We were too frustrated with Paycom to want to stay any longer. The other products were all better and cost effective.
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
7.7
7 Ratings
3% below category average
Paycom
6.9
226 Ratings
13% below category average
Job Requisition Management8.17 Ratings6.9201 Ratings
Company Website Posting6.47 Ratings7.1198 Ratings
Publish to Social Media7.17 Ratings6.6158 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.67 Ratings6.8184 Ratings
Customized Application Form7.67 Ratings00 Ratings
Resume Management9.37 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention8.37 Ratings6.9172 Ratings
Candidate Search8.67 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking9.27 Ratings6.9207 Ratings
Collaboration7.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Task Creation and Delegation6.76 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Templates6.37 Ratings00 Ratings
User Permissions6.57 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts7.87 Ratings7.0212 Ratings
Reporting8.27 Ratings00 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
7.5
366 Ratings
5% below category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings7.9331 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings7.8317 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings7.4320 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings7.6321 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings6.9241 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings8.0278 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings6.9264 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
8.0
380 Ratings
1% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.5369 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings6.447 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.713 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings8.2317 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings8.6369 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings7.9304 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings7.5205 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
8.0
335 Ratings
2% below category average
Approval workflow00 Ratings7.8320 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings8.0320 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings8.2265 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
7.9
380 Ratings
3% below category average
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings8.4373 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings8.6376 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings7.9335 Ratings
Employee recognition00 Ratings6.5180 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings8.0297 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
4.9
26 Ratings
46% below category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings4.926 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
6.8
326 Ratings
12% below category average
Report builder00 Ratings7.4320 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings7.3317 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data00 Ratings5.855 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
7.7
322 Ratings
4% below category average
New hire portal00 Ratings7.9319 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings7.6276 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
5.7
186 Ratings
36% below category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings4.236 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings6.9173 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility00 Ratings4.835 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings7.0182 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
7.3
233 Ratings
9% below category average
Performance plans00 Ratings7.3215 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings7.2203 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings7.5209 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings7.6215 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings6.9193 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
ADP VirtualEdge
-
Ratings
Paycom
6.8
34 Ratings
16% below category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings9.124 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings6.830 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings5.833 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings5.429 Ratings
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ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
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Score 9.6 out of 10
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User Ratings
ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
Likelihood to Recommend
7.8
(7 ratings)
7.9
(400 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(22 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(24 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(52 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(7 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
5.5
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
ADP VirtualEdgePaycom
Likelihood to Recommend
ADP
ADP VirtualEdge is undoubtedly the platform that any company needs to be able to keep an exact control of the candidates and the performance of each one of them. It is important to note that ADP VirtualEdge allows the monitoring of candidates and new employees, which makes it easier to know if the new employee is meeting the skills presented in the interview. This platform has a complete order for all the résumés received and provides complete management for the new applications of candidates for a specific position. I would recommend it without a doubt, it has quick benefits.
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Paycom
Paycom has really helped us to configure our timecards and payroll to fit our unique pay structure. The system made it easy for staff to understand and not just the payroll/HR department. We use paper pay checks, and the system uses the "home location" for delivery which is not necessarily where the employee works, just where they pick up their check. If we used direct deposit, I am sure that would not be an issue.
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Pros
ADP
  • Previously, it was more difficult to store all the resumes that we received, since there were many candidates for the jobs that we had open in our company, however, ADP VirtualEdge gave me a better handling of resumes, the platform stores all the resumes in chronological order Resumes received and this makes it easier to read each of these.
  • I love the duplicate candidate prevention function, sometimes people make mistakes when applying for a job and this causes the application to be duplicated, this platform performs this process automatically and prevents duplicate applications, it is fantastic.
  • It has an excellent integration with my social networks, which helps me to be able to make publications of the available jobs and also allows me to see details in real-time of the applications that I have received from those publications in my social networks.
  • It provides me with a section where I can manage all the interviews. For me, it is one of the most important functions since I can have a much higher order for the interviews that I have scheduled.
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Paycom
  • Employee Merit increases needing to be signed by EE and Managers
  • Timecards were clean and easy to navigate
  • Timecard that needed approving by managers could be sent an email directly from the system alerting them they needed to complete the task
  • Processing payroll was easy and fast
  • Audits were conducted timely and clear
  • 401K changes could be done through a bridge between Broker and investment company
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Cons
ADP
  • One of the things I don't like about ADP VirtualEdge is that it doesn't allow me to conduct interviews online. Many other platforms that I have used in the past allowed me to conduct interviews online without having to do it in person. With the current problems due to COVID-19, this has become a very important functionality that ADP VirtualEdge does not offer me, since online interviews would be an option to avoid physical contact.
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Paycom
  • GL set up can be clunky until you understand how it works.
  • Be able to edit document types. I made an entire document then realized I attached it incorrectly and had to start over.
  • Advanced Report Writer would be nice to combine multiple areas into one report easily.
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Likelihood to Renew
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
We've made the mistake of moving away from Paycom to a PEO which had made a lot of promises, that they could not keep. Less than a year after that transition, we returned to Paycom and are happier than ever.
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Usability
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
The system is very user friendly. Once you navigate where your information is stored under the forms you are golden. While the training amplified my capabilities and knowledge, I could have jumped into the system without and training and managed just fine. This probably one of my favorite parts about Paycom!
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Reliability and Availability
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
They are very dependable and I have never experience any outages
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Performance
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
Yes, Paycom's performance is excellent, no issues.
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Support Rating
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
Our TSR has been wonderful to work with. Every step of the
way he was quick to respond and answer any questions we had. I knew I could
reach him at any time (day or night) and he would be available to assist.
Implementing a new HRIS system is obviously a huge task and I contribute all
our success to our rep Kurt! Of course, with any implementation, there were
bumps along the way and issues. But I always knew we would work as a team to
get those issues figured out. Working in the Paycom system has been smooth and
easy to learn and I enjoy the employee self-service interface. Our managers
have had positive things to say and are all excited about the changes we have
been able to make to our organization due to Paycom being implemented.
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In-Person Training
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
They were a sales person and not really a good trainer.
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Online Training
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
All the online training modules were short and straight to the point. Every module teach you how to use the system. If there is one thing they know how to do is training. We did implementation during the pandemic so all had to be done online or via zoom meetings.
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Implementation Rating
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
Not at all satisfied it was a nightmare we spent over 8 months with the implementation team having issues after issues all related to the Puerto Rico regulations (half my employees are in Puerto Rico) and at the end we were moved over from the implementation team to the production team without all the issues being resolved
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Alternatives Considered
ADP
ADP VirtualEdge is more specifically [for] applicant tracking and hiring whereas Workforce Now is more for human resources management. It is more specifically targeted to hiring instead of general management. It is also less supported and can take longer to get it help. Overall, it is comparable to other lower tier products.
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Paycom
ADP is too complex, too many people to go through to get what you need, as you need it. I can only say that I don't want to ever have to go back to using ADP again., Wherever my career leads me - I will lead them to PAYCOM!!
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Scalability
ADP
No answers on this topic
Paycom
They are not able to meet our current needs
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Return on Investment
ADP
  • We are able to hire more qualified people for each new job in our company. The quality of employees progressively improved as we hired people with better skills and better job ideas.
  • Ease of managing candidate resumes and applications, there was no need for a manual process to manage candidates.
  • Quick recruitment. Previously, it took us a long time to analyze and visualize the applications of new candidates. With ADP VirtualEdge we can have a faster recruitment thanks to the fact that this system automatically orders the candidates with the best skills.
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Paycom
  • Saved time, 2 person HR department so time is limited. With reduced time for onboarding we have been able to focus on other areas.
  • Improved employee satisfaction- employees enjoy the ease of use of the system and the ability to use on their phones.
  • Reduced background check/drug screening costs- prior providers were absorbent in the amount we paid compared to Paycom.
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