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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Celayix is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Celayix and WorkForce Suite are tied in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Celayix

90%
4 Ratings
8.0

WorkForce Suite

80%
5 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Celayix

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7

WorkForce Suite

87%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

10.0

Celayix

100%
2 Ratings
10.0

WorkForce Suite

100%
2 Ratings

Online Training

Celayix

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0

WorkForce Suite

30%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

Celayix

This is software that will be very useful for all companies since they will be able to control the entries and exits of their employees in their jobs, the hours worked, shift changes, and everything related to the performance of the staff. They will not have to worry about personnel planning because the software will do it.
Melanie Tobiasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkForce Suite

EmpCenter is really well suited for companies with minimal variety in time keeping needs. Certainly somewhere that has fairly regular work schedules and operational needs the system would be programmed for and meet those needs quite well. I think they assert themselves as a product specifically for those more complex companies, and I believe it is one of a few products available for companies with many employee types and complex work schedule and pay needs, but because of those complexities each have their own specific customizations I feel it is difficult for the company to then manage the different products that end up existing. Each ends up being unique so applying large scale changes doesn't work well as something we may request and need if applied over EmpCenter in general may cause problems for another company. Therefore everything has to be done on an individual basis and is more time consuming and costly.
Traci Yates | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Celayix

  • The control of time and absences, allows us to keep all payroll, payments, and control of days worked, in order.
  • Its interface is very intuitive and easy to master, we do not need technical service for installation or use.
  • The activities that can be programmed automatically, such as alarms, mailings, and other activities, and facilitates daily work.
Jason Terrick | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkForce Suite

  • A lot flexibility in configuration of the system
  • works well with other systems. We were able to collect data from another time system, Avaya phone systems and even a point of sale system with not a lot of difficulty.
  • They know their product and integration points. They were able to troubleshoot problems with hardware time collection devices quite quickly. We found the devices they sold to be quite durable.
  • Out of the box they have more reports than I would have anticipated. Creating new reports was sometimes a task if it was complex but there were usually similar reports you could use as a starter template
Jeff Pohl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Celayix

  • The no guarantee of temporary employees returning to work is a big concern and accountability is difficult
Patrick Taiwo | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkForce Suite

  • One feature I would like to see on EmpCenter is a vacation calendar that monitors all vacation requests for all employees within a group.
  • EmpCenter is not wholly compatible with other softwares and there are occasions when time data does not properly translate.
  • Moreover, I would like EmpCenter to automatically provide timekeepers with delegations from managers. This way if a manger does not want to grant the timekeeper authority it is easier to rescind, rather than tracking down all managers to grant timekeeping privileges.
Shelby Royce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Celayix

General

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

Starting Price

WorkForce Suite

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Celayix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkForce Suite

WorkForce Suite 8.7
Based on 4 answers
After spending close to 5 years to decide on which payroll product to acquire for our University, I cannot image we would switch now that we have it in use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Celayix

Celayix 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We were given a dedicated customer service rep that is there whenever we need them. Emails are answered within hours and the knowledge base they have has many of the answers including easy to follow how-to's. We haven't run into any issues that can't be solved in less than 24 hours.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkForce Suite

WorkForce Suite 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Extremely knowledgeable staff that truly care about our business processes
Jeff Pohl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Celayix

Celayix is a flexible and powerful employee scheduling tool with a secure online cloud used to create and edit schedules. It is the very best automated scheduling solution that allows us to manage the workforce digitally and it is a great resource for any organization.
Patrick Taiwo | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkForce Suite

Deputy was a LOT easier to use, and I personally liked it more. It did not make approving payroll at the end of the week as easy as WorkForce, and Deputy did not show any PTO balances. Deputy seemed like a simpler, less in-depth version of WorkForce. Personally, I would prefer Deputy, but a lot of my colleagues disagree
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Celayix

  • We needed to automate much of the shift allocations and this solution did it.
  • The solution we picked had to have integrations such as Salesforce and Celayix has that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkForce Suite

  • EmpCenter has reduced the amount of time administrators are spending on payroll. Certainly it has made our entry to our pay system more efficient since we can simply load the data from the time keeping system and we are not collecting actual physical signatures and paper timesheets that must be reviewed for accuracy and completeness. The system does this for us and some automatic calculating of certain pay due that we were hand adding. However the feedback I am getting is that the supervisors feel their work has been increased greatly. They are spending more time correcting and approving time. Essentially the work we were doing in our central offices to review and correct time the supervisor must now do as they approve the time. We have now asked them to be more responsible for proper reporting and use which requires they know more about the rules and many different aspects of pay than they had before. We have employees who are union represented and get some benefits from the contract others do not receive, contract employees who have certain pay aspects in their contracts that must be known, as well as temporary employees and students who get very different pay from the other employees. While some things have been programmed for the system to know and handle, some things must be added to the time sheet to pay properly or the way time is reported is different (some clock out for lunch some don't) supervisors must now know these differences while that used to be a role that was more mine as an administrator. Now I just help them and audit and review.
Traci Yates | TrustRadius Reviewer

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