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Score 6.1 out of 100
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Score 7.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 1 feature set: Payroll Management

Payroll Management

4.4

Ceridian Powerpay

44%
6.2

Meta4 PeopleNet

62%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 6/7 features

Pay calculation

5.6
56%
3 Ratings
6.0
60%
1 Rating

Support for external payroll vendors

2.0
20%
1 Rating
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

5.5
55%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

1.2
12%
2 Ratings
6.0
60%
1 Rating

Direct deposit files

5.6
56%
3 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Salary revision and increment management

5.6
56%
3 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Reimbursement management

5.6
56%
3 Ratings
6.0
60%
1 Rating

Human Resource Management

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

70%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 7/7 features

Employee demographic data

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Employment history

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Job profiles and administration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Organizational charting

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Organization and location management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Leave and Attendance Management

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
6.3

Meta4 PeopleNet

63%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 3/3 features

Approval workflow

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Balance details

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Annual carry-forward and encashment

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Employee Self Service

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.2

Meta4 PeopleNet

72%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 5/5 features

View and generate pay and benefit information

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Update personal information

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

View company policy documentation

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Employee recognition

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

View job history

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

HR Reporting

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

70%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 3/3 features

Report builder

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Pre-built reports

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Ability to combine HR data with external data

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Onboarding

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 2/2 features

New hire portal

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Manager tracking tools

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Performance and Goals

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 4/4 features

Corporate goal setting

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Individual goal setting

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Line-of sight-visibility

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Performance tracking

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Performance Management

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 5/5 features

Performance plans

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Performance improvement plans

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Review status tracking

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Review reminders

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Multiple review frequency

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Succession Planning

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 4/4 features

Create succession plans/pools

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Candidate ranking

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Candidate search

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Candidate development

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Recruiting / ATS

Ceridian Powerpay

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
Meta4 PeopleNet ranks higher in 7/7 features

Job Requisition Management

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Company Website Posting

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Publish to Social Media

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Job Search Site Posting

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Duplicate Candidate Prevention

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Applicant Tracking

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Notifications and Alerts

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Meta4 PeopleNet is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

5.5

Ceridian Powerpay

55%
3 Ratings
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

Ceridian Powerpay

80%
2 Ratings
9.0

Meta4 PeopleNet

90%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Powerpay

In all honestly I don’t know a situation where Ceridian Powerpay would not be appropriate to use. I have used it at a company with 12 employees, and at a company with 100 employees. The system works great regardless of company size and the benefits significantly outweigh any (if any) negatives.
I only have experience with the system in the hospitality industry but it covered all our needs and more that I can only imagine that would apply to other industries as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Meta4 PeopleNet

Meta4 PeopleNet Core HR is a very powerful HR tool with abundant features that could fulfill pretty much all the HR needs of a small to medium sized organization. It might be an overkill for very small businesses with less than 20 employees as its really geared towards larger organizations. It offers powerful tools to performance reviews as well as employee HR management tasks. One interesting feature is the ability for employees to perform self administrative tasks through the software which allows some automation of tasks. On the other hand, the program can be so feature rich that require an advanced user with data analytic skills to fully utility. Companies that use the software will need to have at least one manager procure training before utilizing its full range of features.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Ceridian Powerpay simplifies the payroll process, very little manual work involved during each payroll run.
  • Ceridian Powerpay is mostly an intuitive interface with easy to understand workflows to allow for multiple users to be able to use the system if required.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Meta4 PeopleNet

  • Clean and easy navigation: it is very user-friendly and compared to other solutions I have utilized, there is a clear difference on how information is displayed and also ease of navigation and speed of response of the platform.
  • All modules are really integrated and it is so much power when there is a correlation between say the data displayed in Talent Management and the info seen on the C&B module for example from a performance and compensation perspective, visualizing info and being able to analyze it easier for decision making.
  • Customizable, in our case, we use the solution and enjoy the multiple benefits and efficiencies due to how data is organized and presented and the same time we have the advantage that the user interface is all customized to our own corporate brand/look and feel, color palette and graphical line.
Allan Morales | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Customer Support is Horrible
  • They over bill you for everything and ignore cancellation requests
  • They don't listen to what you need or want, they slip in cancellation clauses and charge you for inactive employees throughout the year.
  • They leave one person in charge of your account and should that person go on leave you are stuck waiting until that person gets back (including personal leaves that lasted 2 months)
Greg Dykstra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Meta4 PeopleNet

  • Meta4 PeopleNet Core HR can be a bit overwhelming for light users with limited experience.
  • The performance review features are extensive and require a highly skilled manager that work with data analytics
  • The program is not quite as strong in its recruitment features as other software offerings.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Ceridian Powerpay

General

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

Starting Price

Meta4 PeopleNet

General

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

Starting Price

Support Rating

Ceridian Powerpay

Ceridian Powerpay 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Generally, Ceridian Powerpay support is strong, with the edge given to the telephone staff, which is prompt and always helpful. When I have had to reach out via telephone, I am greeted quickly and provided with a quick resolution to my issue. The email support leaves a bit to be desired, though, as my experience with change requests result in long waits for confirmation and completion, with some instances not even being given a resolution to an issue without requiring additional follow-up. I shouldn’t have to stay on top of the support in addition to providing the details needed, and it should just get done.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Meta4 PeopleNet

Meta4 PeopleNet 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It is excellent support so far, during implementation and also while live, the only reason why I am giving a 9 is because in some cases we could have had a quicker response or solution, but so far this doesn't look like an issue at all, and the vendor has been making sure we have what we need.
Allan Morales | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Powerpay

Have not used any other payroll software in my experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Meta4 PeopleNet

Meta4 PeopleNet Core HR really shines as a flexible product capable of evolving with an organization's changing needs. Its robust features, cloud based architecture, and performance analysis help push the product ahead of some of its competitors. While not perfect, the software offers in-depth performance review functions and data analysis tools that show performance trends. With its self administrative tools, employees can help manage their own information, reducing workload for HR managers
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Ceridian Powerpay

  • The return on investment has been substantial for our company. Having a payroll system that calculates everything for you, processes important documents, and only takes minimal time and effort allows us to focus more time on running the business and generating revenue.
  • Instead of having a user spend half a day (or potentially a full day) processing payroll, it only takes a couple hours (obviously depending on how many employees need to be processed).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Meta4 PeopleNet

  • We now have a tool which is a single solution and connects our employee information for 5 countries and 30K + employees, a single source, talk about efficiency.
  • This is a big step in Digital Transformation, reducing times to complete several processes and also the use of paper forms.
  • Definitely, savings related to the number of solutions software wise that is now integrated and scalable with meta4 PeopleNet Talent Management.
Allan Morales | TrustRadius Reviewer

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