ADP Workforce Now vs. ELMO Software

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ADP Workforce Now
Score 7.9 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
ADP Workforce Now is a cloud-based HR platform for mid-sized businesses. It features customizable modules of various HR services that businesses can tailor to their specific needs, as well as regulatory monitoring and alerts to help businesses remain compliant.N/A
ELMO Software
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
ELMO Software (ASX:ELO) is a cloud-based solution that helps thousands of organisations across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to manage their people, process and pay. ELMO solutions span the entire employee lifecycle from ‘hire to retire’. They can be used together or stand-alone, and are configurable according to an organisation’s unique processes and workflows.N/A
Pricing
ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Editions & Modules
Essential
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Enhanced
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Complete
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HR Pro
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Payroll Essentials
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HR Plus
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Hiring Advantage
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Performance Plus
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPlease contact ADP for a product demo and ask about a hands-on "test drive" of Workforce Now.
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Community Pulse
ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.6
1021 Ratings
4% below category average
ELMO Software
7.9
11 Ratings
0% above category average
Employee demographic data8.1901 Ratings8.09 Ratings
Employment history8.2937 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.9889 Ratings7.78 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.7.4916 Ratings7.27 Ratings
Organizational charting6.7641 Ratings8.38 Ratings
Organization and location management7.5702 Ratings7.88 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)7.4648 Ratings8.65 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.9
1033 Ratings
2% below category average
ELMO Software
8.0
5 Ratings
0% below category average
Pay calculation8.6994 Ratings8.15 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors7.1389 Ratings8.14 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment7.7293 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration7.9796 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.6982 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management7.7768 Ratings8.23 Ratings
Reimbursement management7.4467 Ratings7.83 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.6
843 Ratings
7% below category average
ELMO Software
8.5
3 Ratings
4% above category average
Approval workflow7.8765 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Balance details7.6798 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment7.5646 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.9
1013 Ratings
3% below category average
ELMO Software
7.9
10 Ratings
3% below category average
View and generate pay and benefit information8.2976 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Update personal information8.5967 Ratings8.010 Ratings
View company policy documentation8.1781 Ratings8.26 Ratings
Employee recognition7.0364 Ratings7.76 Ratings
View job history7.732 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
6.0
12 Ratings
26% below category average
ELMO Software
-
Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets6.012 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
6.9
943 Ratings
10% below category average
ELMO Software
7.7
6 Ratings
1% above category average
Report builder7.3926 Ratings7.56 Ratings
Pre-built reports7.5922 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data6.1549 Ratings7.84 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.0
115 Ratings
14% below category average
ELMO Software
7.8
7 Ratings
3% below category average
New hire portal7.4111 Ratings8.26 Ratings
Manager tracking tools6.691 Ratings7.44 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.8
309 Ratings
5% below category average
ELMO Software
7.8
8 Ratings
5% below category average
Corporate goal setting8.0238 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting8.0289 Ratings8.28 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility7.6236 Ratings8.08 Ratings
Performance tracking7.9282 Ratings7.38 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
7.3
400 Ratings
9% below category average
ELMO Software
7.6
10 Ratings
5% below category average
Performance plans7.3359 Ratings7.710 Ratings
Performance improvement plans7.3307 Ratings7.710 Ratings
Review status tracking7.5364 Ratings6.78 Ratings
Review reminders7.2377 Ratings7.79 Ratings
Multiple review frequency7.2312 Ratings8.29 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
6.0
7 Ratings
28% below category average
ELMO Software
7.4
7 Ratings
7% below category average
Create succession plans/pools5.86 Ratings7.96 Ratings
Candidate ranking5.86 Ratings7.66 Ratings
Candidate search6.37 Ratings6.45 Ratings
Candidate development6.26 Ratings7.96 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
ADP Workforce Now
6.8
420 Ratings
14% below category average
ELMO Software
7.5
5 Ratings
5% below category average
Job Requisition Management7.5365 Ratings7.84 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.1357 Ratings7.74 Ratings
Publish to Social Media6.9286 Ratings7.32 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.2320 Ratings6.82 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention2.38 Ratings7.82 Ratings
Applicant Tracking7.0361 Ratings7.53 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.3382 Ratings8.04 Ratings
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ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Small Businesses
Patriot Software
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Score 9.1 out of 10
Patriot Software
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Score 9.1 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.6 out of 10
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises
Infor Human Resources
Infor Human Resources
Score 7.2 out of 10
Infor Human Resources
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Score 7.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Likelihood to Recommend
8.2
(1088 ratings)
8.1
(15 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.3
(82 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
5.2
(79 ratings)
8.0
(15 ratings)
Availability
7.3
(14 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
6.4
(13 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(462 ratings)
7.6
(8 ratings)
In-Person Training
8.2
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
5.8
(17 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
5.0
(34 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
6.4
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
6.1
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.4
(750 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
5.2
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
6.1
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ADP Workforce NowELMO Software
Likelihood to Recommend
ADP
If you are looking to automate processes and have the system handle administrative, boring tasks this is the system for you. They are continuing to evolve and are coming out with improvements constantly. Have a suggestion on an improvement they will listen and consider implementing.
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ELMO Software
The performance review process is clear and easy to complete, for both employee and manager. I have experienced this in both roles, with my own staff, and undergoing my own review with my manager. I haven't experienced scenarios where it is less appropriate, I think our HR department customised the software well to our needs.
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Pros
ADP
  • HRIS that is personalized for the employee and addresses DE&I needs.
  • Payroll, of course! The system addresses all needs, such as deductions, additional pay, premium OT, and shift differentials.
  • Onboarding is an excellent way to stay in compliance and have all documents completed.
  • Tax and Banking and resolution to any issues.
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ELMO Software
  • Has extensive courses library (theory and video library).
  • Very responsive, resourceful and efficient support team.
  • Stuff survey - great range of available templates.
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Cons
ADP
  • I would like it if better communication was sent out about new product updates. Sometimes, I go into a screen and things are different and I have to relearn it on the fly.
  • Editing the mobile app - I would like it if what is shown on the desktop version was automatically on the app. WAY more of my employees use the app, but I put the most important information on the desktop version because it is easier to update.
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ELMO Software
  • Help seems unavailable.
  • A guide or how-to would be extremely appreciated - I haven't found any, at least for user level.
  • User interface could follow a more standard/familiar approach.
  • Some panes should be collapsible (e.g. the right "Work Flow" area, which gives very little help).
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Likelihood to Renew
ADP
Due to the lack of support from the sales and service center we are looking at other options outside of ADP. Again it is a good system, it just lacks the support it deserves from the company employees. It is just unimaginable that you will need to reach out to a service provider several times for the same issue and not get it resolved.
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ELMO Software
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Usability
ADP
I would give it a 10 however I do not like when ADP does facelifts in Workforce Now which does not add any value other than having to relearn navigation. I am also not a big fan of being forced to refer to the Bridge. We have Google which gives the same results. If I understood the answer I would not contact our Account Rep.
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ELMO Software
Once I learned the specific way of doing things, the software became very logical and ergonomic. It is easy to use and is an excellent resource for many of the specific tasks required for my role, especially in relation to staff onboarding and management. It is also excellent as a resource for my own personal HR information.
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Reliability and Availability
ADP
ADP outages are very rare
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ELMO Software
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Performance
ADP
Overall, I think the functionality of the program works pretty well. Sometimes, certain browsers do not work well for the policy function of ADP, but that is the only issue thus far
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ELMO Software
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Support Rating
ADP
I have contacted support multiple times and have always been happy with the results. ADP's support staff is always helpful and makes easy work of solving problems. I love my Payroll Account Manager, as well as my Enhanced Time Account Manager.
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ELMO Software
I am not sure whether you are asking how the learning & development team rates ELMO Software or how ELMO supports our team when issues arise with the software? It is not my decision to purchase the software nor am I involved with the maintenance of the software.
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In-Person Training
ADP
In-person training was pretty good - I think this significantly depends on the trainer. Our trainer was really good and showed what ADP can do - but I know that all trainers are not the same - and this truly makes such as difference. Overall, our training went pretty well.
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ELMO Software
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Online Training
ADP
At the time training was not as expansive as it is now. If it could go wrong it did for me so the process was difficult and lengthy. I needed to have more in person walkthroughs of things to ensure the transition was done correctly. Not sure what else I can say, we were part of the initial move to Workforce Now when it was introduced.
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ELMO Software
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Implementation Rating
ADP
Either assign more than one specialist to the implementation process, or assign less clients to the implementation specialist. The process requires attention to detail and the ability to test and re-test as well as verify the information. It also requires a lot of back and forth between the client ant the implementation specialist, so they need to be readily available during the whole implementation process.
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ELMO Software
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Alternatives Considered
ADP
Although this SAS takes longer to perform the everyday functions related to payroll and HR data input, the difference in this software and our previous software is like night and day. We were on a very old server platform and had too many issues with continuous need for backup.
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ELMO Software
Aspen is more straightforward in creating a course of personal development recognized by our industry, but your ELMO Software is generally easier to use. As the workforce in our company is very often built by the majority of people with basic academic background education, IE they often have only just completed year 10... it is very important your element of making it easy to understand, using simple words and clear explained multiple choices in the final quiz
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Scalability
ADP
We have been able to grow with ADP from just a few hundred employees to over 10,000 so it's actually very scalable for payroll usage. We do not use the benefits and onboarding offerings for most of our employees but they are built to scale easily enough for when our corporate team has over 1,000 FTE.
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ELMO Software
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Return on Investment
ADP
  • ADP WorkforceNow has provided a positive ROI for our company. It has saved me countless hours in the time I used to spend preparing reports, managing benefits, and annual enrollment, recruitment tracking, and much more.
  • The integration with Payscale has allowed our company to take every position in our organization and benchmark it to industries and job titles. This has allowed us to be more competitive on recruitment and retention.
  • We have used the new DE&I dashboard to provide valuable information on the landscape of our workforce, as well as areas of our organization that may not be as diverse.
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ELMO Software
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