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Likelihood to Recommend

Avature

Avature [CRM] is a great product for those who are looking to simplify their hiring and onboarding process. If you're tired of being stressed out with the hiring process and making sure that you are bringing on someone that is a good fit then I would highly suggest giving Avature [CRM] a shot. There are so many other things it can do that will help you with the HR and onboarding side of things.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paylocity

We have a large and complicated payroll process which we were very excited that Paylocity was equipped to handle as long as we upload our payroll correctly. It is not, however, equipped to track these complex structures within the system because bonus metrics have to be tied to the position rather than the employee. Because of this, we have to use clunky custom fields with limited functionality
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Avature
8.6
Paylocity
7.4
Company Website Posting
Avature
8.0
Paylocity
8.1
Publish to Social Media
Avature
8.0
Paylocity
6.2
Customized Application Form
Avature
9.0
Paylocity
Resume Management
Avature
9.0
Paylocity
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Avature
9.0
Paylocity
8.8
Candidate Search
Avature
9.0
Paylocity
Collaboration
Avature
9.0
Paylocity
Task Creation and Delegation
Avature
8.0
Paylocity
Email Templates
Avature
8.0
Paylocity
User Permissions
Avature
8.0
Paylocity
Notifications and Alerts
Avature
9.0
Paylocity
6.6
Reporting
Avature
9.2
Paylocity
Job Requisition Management
Avature
Paylocity
6.5
Job Search Site Posting
Avature
Paylocity
7.6
Applicant Tracking
Avature
Paylocity
7.9

Human Resource Management

Avature
Paylocity
7.1
Employee demographic data
Avature
Paylocity
7.1
Employment history
Avature
Paylocity
7.3
Job profiles and administration
Avature
Paylocity
8.2
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Avature
Paylocity
7.4
Organizational charting
Avature
Paylocity
6.4
Organization and location management
Avature
Paylocity
6.6
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Avature
Paylocity
6.8

Payroll Management

Avature
Paylocity
6.9
Pay calculation
Avature
Paylocity
7.1
Support for external payroll vendors
Avature
Paylocity
5.7
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Avature
Paylocity
5.7
Benefit plan administration
Avature
Paylocity
7.3
Direct deposit files
Avature
Paylocity
8.0
Salary revision and increment management
Avature
Paylocity
7.5
Reimbursement management
Avature
Paylocity
7.3

Leave and Attendance Management

Avature
Paylocity
7.4
Approval workflow
Avature
Paylocity
7.7
Balance details
Avature
Paylocity
7.3
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Avature
Paylocity
7.3

Employee Self Service

Avature
Paylocity
8.1
View and generate pay and benefit information
Avature
Paylocity
8.0
Update personal information
Avature
Paylocity
8.9
View company policy documentation
Avature
Paylocity
7.7
Employee recognition
Avature
Paylocity
8.0
View job history
Avature
Paylocity
8.0

Asset Management

Avature
Paylocity
8.6
Tracking of all physical assets
Avature
Paylocity
8.6

HR Reporting

Avature
Paylocity
5.9
Report builder
Avature
Paylocity
6.9
Pre-built reports
Avature
Paylocity
6.3
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Avature
Paylocity
4.7

Onboarding

Avature
Paylocity
7.3
New hire portal
Avature
Paylocity
6.9
Manager tracking tools
Avature
Paylocity
7.6

Performance and Goals

Avature
Paylocity
8.2
Corporate goal setting
Avature
Paylocity
7.7
Individual goal setting
Avature
Paylocity
8.5
Line-of sight-visibility
Avature
Paylocity
8.1
Performance tracking
Avature
Paylocity
8.4

Performance Management

Avature
Paylocity
7.8
Performance plans
Avature
Paylocity
7.1
Performance improvement plans
Avature
Paylocity
7.6
Review status tracking
Avature
Paylocity
7.8
Review reminders
Avature
Paylocity
8.3
Multiple review frequency
Avature
Paylocity
8.4

Succession Planning

Avature
Paylocity
7.7
Create succession plans/pools
Avature
Paylocity
7.7
Candidate ranking
Avature
Paylocity
7.9
Candidate search
Avature
Paylocity
7.8
Candidate development
Avature
Paylocity
7.5

Pros

Avature

  • Easy to use. Tagging of candidates' skills works great too.
  • Easy to search, add data on a candidate, not cumbersome at all.
  • Use of Portals is great for events.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paylocity

  • It has a very cool and easy to use recognition function called impressions. Instead of a simple instant message or email saying thank you, you can offer an impression saying thanks that can be categorized and made public the rest of the company when they access Paylocity. It's just a cool function that spreads thanks and engagement across the organization with little cost and effort.
  • The self service portal for employees is easy to use as well. If you need to access vacation accrual and balances, PTO requests, pay check stubs, pay information, need to change your address or name, etc. it's very easy to find and navigate. You don't need to dig or click everywhere.
  • The journal entry function is useful too for 1:1 meetings or check in meetings for manages and their direct reports. It gives an easy module to record notes, discuss topics, attach documents, or make notes of items that need to be followed up on. Not everyone here uses it, but it does help organize meetings and keep them on track.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avature

  • drag & drop multiple C.V.s not supported
  • Bulk Import of C.V. (email is limited to 20 attachments) a bit limited
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paylocity

  • The on-boarding area could be a bit less tedious- starting a new hire from recruit to hire is a bit tedious but you get used to it
  • The time clocks need to be hardwired to a running computer at all times- very old technology, even ADP lets us hardwire it to our network (so we do not have to rely on our clocks running on computer)
Suzy Vera, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Avature

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Paylocity 9.2
Based on 6 answers
The transition from my old provider to Paylocity was virtually painless. I always felt well supported by my account rep. I would use Paylocity again, but I'm not in a position to change providers at my current company right now.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Avature

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Paylocity 8.0
Based on 3 answers
Paylocity provides a friendly user experience with large icons on the web interface to allow ease of use. There has hardly ever been an outage on the website; the uptime is superb! Our employees provide positive feedback on their experience with using Paylocity as their time, benefits, and payroll provider.
Kirk Lewis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Avature

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Paylocity 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Solid network - down for upgrades at late hours during the weekend when I am definitely not in the system to use it. Even if I was, they provide excellent advance notice.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Avature

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Paylocity 5.0
Based on 2 answers
It's so manual, not automated or intuitive.
Bonny O'Neill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avature

Avature 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Great and fast responses, always available during implementation phase.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paylocity

Paylocity 7.1
Based on 30 answers
Every time I call, their security is amazing. You have to provide company ID, your name, and your employee ID# so that they know whether or not they can speak to you or give you any information. When you have a question they are always available to walk you through whatever it is you are having trouble with. If they don't have an answer, they will take your information and get back to you in a timely manner.
Maria MARTI | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Avature

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Paylocity 10.0
Based on 1 answer
very knowledgeable presenters for their webinars and very user friendly; you can learn at your own pace
Yolanda Dunleavy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Avature

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paylocity

Paylocity 10.0
Based on 2 answers
The Implementation team members are very knowledgeable in their field and made this such an easier process
Yolanda Dunleavy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avature

Avature has been a strong CRM for us as we have many recruiters, divisions and many locations. Ease of use is great as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paylocity

The ADP platforms did not allow us as much access to our data as Paylocity. We were constantly needing to reach out to the ADP support team to run reports or fix things within the system. With Paylocity, we have significantly more access, which leads to reduced wait times and higher efficiency. Employees have also found the self-service aspect to be leaps and bounds ahead of the prior ADP system.
Jason Magill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avature

  • Avature has saved us a ton of time when it comes to hiring.
  • Avature allows us to collaborate more effectively on a new hire.
  • Bundling so many different features has helped us save on software costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paylocity

  • Paylocity has permitted our company to reduce the time commitment to payroll processing and enabled our company to reduce one position in our accounting department. It has also made our Human Resources department become more effective and reduce overtime costs.
  • Paylocity's report allow for better measuring of expenses and better financial management.
  • Through Paylocity, we are better able to serve our employees with real time information and easier access to their records at their immediate disposal.
Matt Brager | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Avature

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Avature Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Paylocity

General

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

Paylocity Editions & Modules

Edition
Paylocity$2.001
  1. Per Employee Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avature
9.0
Paylocity
5.8

Likelihood to Renew

Avature
Paylocity
9.2

Usability

Avature
Paylocity
8.0

Reliability and Availability

Avature
Paylocity
9.0

Performance

Avature
Paylocity
5.0

Support Rating

Avature
9.0
Paylocity
7.1

Online Training

Avature
Paylocity
10.0

Implementation Rating

Avature
Paylocity
10.0

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