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990 Ratings
29 Ratings

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

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Score 6.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 4 feature sets: Human Resource Management, Payroll Management, Leave and Attendance Management, Employee Self Service
  • Sage HRMS ranks higher in 7 feature sets: Asset Management, HR Reporting, Onboarding, Performance and Goals, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Recruiting / ATS

Human Resource Management

7.2

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

72%
6.7

Sage HRMS

67%
Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 5/7 features

Employee demographic data

7.5
75%
422 Ratings
8.1
81%
7 Ratings

Employment history

7.8
78%
452 Ratings
7.5
75%
8 Ratings

Job profiles and administration

7.0
70%
443 Ratings
7.5
75%
8 Ratings

Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

7.5
75%
447 Ratings
5.9
59%
8 Ratings

Organizational charting

6.7
67%
407 Ratings
6.0
60%
4 Ratings

Organization and location management

6.8
68%
446 Ratings
6.0
60%
6 Ratings

Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

6.7
67%
295 Ratings
6.0
60%
6 Ratings

Payroll Management

7.5

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

75%
6.9

Sage HRMS

69%
Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 6/7 features

Pay calculation

8.2
82%
482 Ratings
7.5
75%
6 Ratings

Support for external payroll vendors

6.6
66%
242 Ratings
7.0
70%
3 Ratings

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

7.7
77%
51 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Benefit plan administration

7.0
70%
387 Ratings
7.0
70%
5 Ratings

Direct deposit files

8.3
83%
468 Ratings
7.5
75%
6 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

7.7
77%
370 Ratings
7.0
70%
5 Ratings

Reimbursement management

7.1
71%
248 Ratings
7.0
70%
6 Ratings

Leave and Attendance Management

7.7

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

77%
5.7

Sage HRMS

57%
Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 3/3 features

Approval workflow

7.7
77%
414 Ratings
6.6
66%
5 Ratings

Balance details

7.7
77%
427 Ratings
6.6
66%
6 Ratings

Annual carry-forward and encashment

7.7
77%
348 Ratings
4.0
40%
5 Ratings

Employee Self Service

7.4

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

74%
6.6

Sage HRMS

66%
Ceridian Dayforce ranks higher in 4/5 features

View and generate pay and benefit information

7.9
79%
478 Ratings
7.0
70%
7 Ratings

Update personal information

8.0
80%
488 Ratings
8.1
81%
6 Ratings

View company policy documentation

7.1
71%
332 Ratings
6.0
60%
5 Ratings

Employee recognition

6.4
64%
176 Ratings
6.0
60%
4 Ratings

View job history

7.8
78%
401 Ratings
6.0
60%
4 Ratings

Asset Management

5.1

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

51%
7.0

Sage HRMS

70%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 1/1 features

Tracking of all physical assets

5.1
51%
82 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

HR Reporting

6.2

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

62%
7.7

Sage HRMS

77%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 3/3 features

Report builder

6.4
64%
486 Ratings
8.0
80%
6 Ratings

Pre-built reports

6.5
65%
485 Ratings
7.0
70%
7 Ratings

Ability to combine HR data with external data

5.7
57%
343 Ratings
8.0
80%
6 Ratings

Onboarding

6.7

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

67%
7.0

Sage HRMS

70%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 2/2 features

New hire portal

6.6
66%
296 Ratings
7.0
70%
4 Ratings

Manager tracking tools

6.9
69%
264 Ratings
7.0
70%
3 Ratings

Performance and Goals

6.7

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

67%
7.3

Sage HRMS

73%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 3/4 features

Corporate goal setting

6.8
68%
163 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Individual goal setting

6.6
66%
178 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Line-of sight-visibility

6.5
65%
153 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Performance tracking

7.1
71%
184 Ratings
6.0
60%
2 Ratings

Performance Management

7.0

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

70%
7.8

Sage HRMS

78%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 4/5 features

Performance plans

7.0
70%
190 Ratings
9.0
90%
3 Ratings

Performance improvement plans

7.2
72%
166 Ratings
8.0
80%
3 Ratings

Review status tracking

7.2
72%
195 Ratings
7.0
70%
3 Ratings

Review reminders

6.9
69%
192 Ratings
8.0
80%
4 Ratings

Multiple review frequency

6.9
69%
174 Ratings
7.0
70%
3 Ratings

Succession Planning

6.6

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

66%
8.5

Sage HRMS

85%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 4/4 features

Create succession plans/pools

6.4
64%
76 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Candidate ranking

6.3
63%
80 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Candidate search

6.9
69%
84 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Candidate development

6.6
66%
77 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Recruiting / ATS

7.1

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

71%
7.5

Sage HRMS

75%
Sage HRMS ranks higher in 4/7 features

Job Requisition Management

7.1
71%
224 Ratings
5.0
50%
2 Ratings

Company Website Posting

7.2
72%
219 Ratings
6.6
66%
3 Ratings

Publish to Social Media

6.9
69%
183 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Job Search Site Posting

7.2
72%
212 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Duplicate Candidate Prevention

7.2
72%
179 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Applicant Tracking

6.9
69%
220 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Notifications and Alerts

6.9
69%
215 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • Ceridian Dayforce is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew

Likelihood to Recommend

7.2

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

72%
526 Ratings
6.5

Sage HRMS

65%
9 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

8.8

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

88%
77 Ratings
8.0

Sage HRMS

80%
1 Rating

Usability

7.8

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

78%
53 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

9.9

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

99%
23 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

5.1

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

51%
25 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

7.0

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

70%
99 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

In-Person Training

7.0

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

70%
11 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Online Training

8.7

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

87%
17 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

6.2

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

62%
72 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

9.9

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

99%
14 Ratings

Sage HRMS

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce is one of the large human capital management (HCM) system providers. I would expect most large organizations would have it on their shortlist if evaluating HCM providers. It has a variety of modules in the HR space. Our usage is limited to payroll and benefits for the United States. As an end user, I find it to be fairly intuitive and the integrations with other systems (SuccessFactors, third party benefits providers) in my experience has worked without issue.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HRMS

Sage HRMS is a software that fits in all organizations whether small or large and this makes it the most suitable HR solution as it will help you manage your workforce even if it may appear small. The software has analytics and reporting tools that are applicable in performance management where you will use them in assessing the productivity of your employees and plan on how to improve further as a workforce. It further helps in employee on-boarding, payroll management, and talent management
Jane Kabochi | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Sage HRMS

  • We use the product to process weekly, biweekly and monthly payroll. It is easy to use for each type.
  • It manage HR and payroll data for our employees at 10 different locations in multiple states.
  • It streamlines the process for filing taxes. Rather than having to print reports, reenter data and file returns on external sites, I can process returns with a couple clicks of the mouse.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • Benefits functions on HR side, too much manual entry.
  • I know it’s for protection purposes but it gets annoying when you constantly need to input a security code texted to you.
  • Wish the onboarding progress page for managers can automatically update instead of being needed to manually update.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HRMS

  • Attendance - attendance plan details tend to fluctuate from company to company therefore more flexibility to track time and deal with carry over amounts could be beneficial
Cathey Pangborn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

Sage HRMS

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 8.8
Based on 77 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

Sage HRMS

Sage HRMS 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I do not work with this software anymore, and I am not involved with the renewal of it. However, if I were, I would still suggest using it unless something better was introduced
Natalie Rapchak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.8
Based on 53 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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.9
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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 5.1
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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.0
Based on 99 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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

In-Person Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.0
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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 8.7
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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 6.2
Based on 72 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

Sage HRMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

ADP Workforce Now is the system we used prior and that I still use for other consulting services, and this system falls far inferior to the functionality of Ceridian Dayforce especially in terms of payroll processing and delivery but also in other aspects like benefits, employee profile management, and access permissions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sage HRMS

Sage HRMS was very cost effective for a non-profit. It does all that we needed as a company and more. It also allows us to handle payroll ourselves instead of outsourcing [it].
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.9
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

Sage HRMS

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

Sage HRMS

  • By combining Sage Abra with HrActions we have decreased our manual workload by 80%. Electronic forms have been a great asset.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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