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Score 8.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

It is great for already hired employees. After you are already working with us to use the system is great for benefits, pay stubs, forms to fill out, time off requests. But prior to hire, we did not think the ATS system was ready for tracking applicants. There were many features such as bulk messaging applicants that were not available yet
Julie Freeberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

For small to medium-sized companies HotSchedules works great when business is very static. If you are simply using HotSchedules for a schedule writing tool, it is phenomenal. However, it does miss the mark as a labor control software. Needs more controls to keep managers aware of spending versus historical sales data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Employee demographic data
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
HotSchedules
Employment history
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
HotSchedules
Job profiles and administration
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Organizational charting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.0
HotSchedules
Organization and location management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
HotSchedules
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules

Payroll Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
HotSchedules
Pay calculation
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.7
HotSchedules
Support for external payroll vendors
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.3
HotSchedules
Benefit plan administration
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
HotSchedules
Direct deposit files
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.7
HotSchedules
Salary revision and increment management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
HotSchedules
Reimbursement management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
HotSchedules

Leave and Attendance Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
HotSchedules
Approval workflow
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
HotSchedules
Balance details
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules

Employee Self Service

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
HotSchedules
View and generate pay and benefit information
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.6
HotSchedules
Update personal information
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.6
HotSchedules
View company policy documentation
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
HotSchedules
Employee recognition
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
HotSchedules
View job history
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
HotSchedules

Asset Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
HotSchedules
Tracking of all physical assets
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
HotSchedules

HR Reporting

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.9
HotSchedules
Report builder
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.0
HotSchedules
Pre-built reports
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.2
HotSchedules
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.4
HotSchedules

Onboarding

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
New hire portal
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
HotSchedules
Manager tracking tools
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules

Performance and Goals

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules
Corporate goal setting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
HotSchedules
Individual goal setting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules
Line-of sight-visibility
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules
Performance tracking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules

Performance Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Performance plans
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Performance improvement plans
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
HotSchedules
Review status tracking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Review reminders
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Multiple review frequency
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules

Succession Planning

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
HotSchedules
Create succession plans/pools
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
HotSchedules
Candidate ranking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
HotSchedules
Candidate search
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
HotSchedules
Candidate development
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.2
HotSchedules

Recruiting / ATS

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
HotSchedules
Job Requisition Management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
HotSchedules
Company Website Posting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
HotSchedules
Publish to Social Media
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules
Job Search Site Posting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
HotSchedules
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
HotSchedules
Applicant Tracking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
HotSchedules
Notifications and Alerts
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
HotSchedules

Pros

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • Benefits and Payroll Integration - changes happen in real time.
  • Workflows - still working on creating some but we created some so that when employees make changes, we are notified and that's great so nothing goes unnoticed.
  • Site is easy for employees to navigate and has a 'clean' presentation.
Dana Lyons | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

  • Communication is so simple on HotSchedules. Whether it is communicating a new schedule release, or a quick note about tonight's shift we as managers are able to easily communicate and know that it will reach our team through text notifications, or email notifications.
  • The Meal Break planning tool is very useful in being able to help our floor leaders clearly understand and plan for what breaks are needed throughout the shift. This allows them to come up with a strategic game plan quickly and spend more time with our guests.
  • Shift Swaps and Releases are so seamless. This is our favorite tool as it makes helping our team cover shifts extremely easy and painless. On the flip side it also makes staff who want more hours be able to find what is available in real time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • Customer Support, bring back dedicated account managers.
  • Do not roll out new versions of the software until most bugs have been cleared. We are sick of being your guinea pigs. It disrupts our businesses!
  • Need a straight forward tax site that is user friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

  • Clocking In and out can be a little slow. It takes longer to clock in then our previous method. Before we just had a card you swiped and it would clock you in. Took 2 seconds. Now with the Hotschdules method we use it take 30 seconds or so. Not a huge issue but it can add up if you have one computer and a line of employees waiting to clock in.
  • Time Cards. It does not allow you to view someones current time until the "punch" has ended. If the manager would like to check what time the employee clocked in/out from lunch they have to wait until the employee has clocked out for the day before the record is generated. As a shift lead you may send and employee to lunch but forget to note what time you sent them. Awhile passes and you feel like they should be back by now, so you want to go in and see what time they left for lunch but it does not show you that punch record because the employee is still "clocked in" they are just on their "Meal Break"
  • The ability to customize the restrictions for Clocking in and out. You can set it up so that employees can only clock in from a specific location, however if you have a manager who is allowed to work from home they would not be able to clock in without being at the same location as set in the software. It would be nice to see it able to be customized per user.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.1
Based on 74 answers
We are highly invested in Ceridian's Dayforce product. It give us the flexibility and scaling that our growing company needs. Its potential reaches beyond the basic HR functions to the decision making that our Management Team needs. Ceridian is always innovating the employee and employee experiences to offer cutting edge options.
Priscilla Midkiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

HotSchedules 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Ease of use, efficiently creating and posting staff schedules.
Sawyer Harrison | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.8
Based on 52 answers
I think it's very usable for the employee. I don't think it is as easy for the HR/PR admins - especially if there is an issue. There are so many setup screens that need to be looked at to try to figure out why payroll isn't calculating properly, hours aren't feeding over correctly, or benefits are not calculating properly. For the most part, they can't do their own troubleshooting. The same is true for the managers. Our managers find it cumbersome to go into make any schedule changes after the schedules have been generated.
MariBeth Theusch | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

HotSchedules 8.6
Based on 12 answers
6 Years of Experience provides me the insight on the upgrades and changes that HotSchedules has done to improve the experience of its users. There are so many features that we still have not started or used to the fullest, but we believe that we are currently getting a strong value out of the money that is paid for this product.
Frank Jameson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.2
Based on 23 answers
We have never experienced a total/unplanned outages that effected our ability to process payroll. However, there are times when the application's speed is significantly effected - and processing a payroll may take up to twice as long as normal.
Bethann DuBois | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 5.6
Based on 25 answers
We haven't noticed any slow-down due to the integration of Dayforce WFM with our Ceridian HPL products (HRIS and Payroll). The new HTML view of the timesheets don't load as quickly as the old Silverlight view - however, we have gotten used to the change.
Bethann DuBois | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 6.7
Based on 97 answers
Most of the time the support is great; it's not always super efficient but I always get the help I need. Occasionally it takes a lot longer than we had hoped or get conflicting responses. We had one ticket recently where we were told we would have to pay the service team to support us on the project and then another person called the next day with the solution to our query and was able to find a solution easily. Generally, though, the response is great and they either walk me though how to do something via a Zoom Meeting or they email step-by-step instructions on how to do it and say if I have questions we can set up a meeting to discuss further.
Karen Henry | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

HotSchedules 8.9
Based on 4 answers
On rare occasions a phone call has been required to find the solution to a problem, the HotSchedules response staff have been helpful, courteous, and genuinely seem to care for their clients and take pride in what they do. The consistent development and fine tuning of the platform, interface, and mobile environment shows that this is not a program full of people who rest on their laurels.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.1
Based on 11 answers
Because the training we reviewed at Insights has changed how we use the system everyday. This is a key factor in our training.
Dr. Anita Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 6.9
Based on 17 answers
The online training has been really good, I can do some online sessions/courses on my own time which is great for time management. The on line class type sessions have been really good too, they provide a great overview with some additional features or where and how to look to make some changes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 6.0
Based on 71 answers
Have a strong internal team. Communicate with your implementation team - they are there to make it work for you. Take the time to really think about how you want the system to work for you - in some cases, you may need to rethink your own business practices to see if you are working harder when the system could do it for you
Brenda Lebo | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

It is really nice to have all the various modules available under a single application. This has allowed our organization to rollout to all of our employees and streamline process throughout all levels of employees. We continue to tweak/customize our options knowing that DF is robust application that is continually working on a better experience for the customer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

I have not used any other Scheduling software for employees. As a campground manager in the summer season, we are using campground master for reservations. it is very similar in process to employee scheduling. the ability to the user of that program to set up their own parameters for time and reservations is something that would benefit the employee scheduling software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.0
Based on 14 answers
Overall, we are extremely happy with the Dayforce WFM module. Our biggest pain point is concerning the twice annual software upgrades - which is the only reason I haven't rated them as a '10'. Because every customer is configured differently, the upgrades can sometimes have adverse effects on our current configured policies/rules. And although they roll-out the upgraded version in a test environment several weeks before go-live, not all testing is accurate in that environment. Some issues do not present themselves until you are working with live punches.
Bethann DuBois | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • There's no paper handling for employee's PTO requests, manager approvals, etc. This is a huge time-saving and hassle-saving aspect of the system.
  • Employees no longer print out their paychecks - it's all on the app. And we pay less for mailing checks all over the place.
  • Employees enroll in their benefits now, which was also a huge time, paper, and cost saving!
  • Employees attest that they received all of their meals and rests via the biometric clocks, so paper doesn't have to be kept - the system tracks that info now.
Jennifer Monson | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotSchedules

  • Saving time on scheduling means our managers can focus more on guest experience, managing the floor and other areas that contribute to the success of our business.
Amanda Zelichowski | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

General

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

HotSchedules

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
HotSchedules
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
9.1
HotSchedules
9.1

Usability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
HotSchedules
8.6

Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
9.2
HotSchedules

Performance

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
5.6
HotSchedules

Support Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.7
HotSchedules
8.9

In-Person Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.1
HotSchedules

Online Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.9
HotSchedules

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.0
HotSchedules

Scalability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
9.0
HotSchedules

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