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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

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

Paymo

Beautiful interface throughout, easy setup, most natural progressions are fluid and easy to use. Browser functionality allows us to use it cross-platform. Very reasonable pricing model as well. We have had a little trouble using Paymo for the entire creative process to have proofs reviewed and approved. Also, have to use external forms to have work submitted from campus.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Ceridian Powerpay
9.5
Paymo
Pay calculation
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
Paymo
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
Paymo
Benefit plan administration
Ceridian Powerpay
8.0
Paymo
Direct deposit files
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
Paymo
Salary revision and increment management
Ceridian Powerpay
9.2
Paymo
Reimbursement management
Ceridian Powerpay
9.6
Paymo

Project Management

Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
6.5
Task Management
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
5.9
Resource Management
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
6.6
Gantt Charts
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
6.2
Scheduling
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
7.2
Team Collaboration
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
4.9
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
6.7
Document Management
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
5.5
Email integration
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
5.0
Mobile Access
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
6.6
Timesheet Tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
9.0
Budget and Expense Management
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
8.3

Professional Services Automation

Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
8.8
Quotes/estimates
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
8.5
Invoicing
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
9.5
Project & financial reporting
Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
8.5

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

Paymo

  • The ability to code exactly what time I worked on a project enables me to bill clients more accurately and within different minimums, which besides more accurately tracking time, this has been extremely helpful as I negotiate contracts for services and offer different deals with potential clients. Some are billed to the minute, some in 15-minute minimums, and some in 20-minute blocks.
  • The live reports are great, showing time spent in the minimums that I've set, while also including as much detail as I wish to share.
  • I've now started just writing my notes into the tracker, which are then carried into the live reports - this eases my needing to send logs to clients, as well as helping me to keep projects on track.
Daniel Summers Jr | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Would be great if you could search for specific ROEs in the system rather than having to go into each individual pay period package to locate - especially when there may be 10+ ROEs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paymo

  • It would be really helpful if on the timer tool, they asked you to switch projects when you stop the timer, so it could fill that time in right away for you.
  • I never use the 'My Tasks' because I don't fully understand how to integrate it to be useful to what our purposes are in Paymo. Some Youtube tutorials might be helpful
Kaitlin Berg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Paymo

Paymo 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It is a complete, a bit overambitious app but with many features that are needed. I didn't need most of the features but managed to make the most of the two I was using. Also, I think it is a well-rounded app and I am considering moving some team collab there.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Paymo

Paymo 8.5
Based on 3 answers
Good! Fast, excellent, speedy responses. They always wanted to know why and how they could improve on something (good on receiving feedback, too). Not that they were much needed, but my limited experience with them is good; they were really keen to understand what the problem was really about and how they could help with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Powerpay

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

Paymo

We still use Trello and Slack, but Basecamp and HubSpot are too much for our operation to manage or integrate. Paymo is missing some of the tracking features of HubSpot and isn't as universally used as Basecamp but we've been with them for 8 years and they seem to know what matters most to their user base
Neal Bauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Positive: Ceridian Powerpay is cost-effective for our organization as we do not require a more robust solution—it fits our needs well without breaking the bank.
  • Positive: Ceridian Powerpay is mostly intuitive, easy to use, and as a result, easy to train team members in. This allows for additional coverage for the payroll system should the key user not be available or require assistance.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paymo

  • Gives me more accurate time that I've spent on projects compared to older methods I've used.
  • Has data that I can pull together, for example my boss wanted to know the percentage of time I'd spent working on projects for one client compared to everything else - I was able to give them an accurate percentage.
  • Forces you to stay on top of jobs, which can lengthen the time to complete something
Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Ceridian Powerpay

General

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

Ceridian Powerpay Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Paymo

General

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

Paymo Editions & Modules

Edition
Small Office$11.951
Business$18.951
Free$02
  1. per user/per month
  2. Up to 10 users
Additional Pricing Details
Free version available for freelancers.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Powerpay
8.5
Paymo
8.2

Usability

Ceridian Powerpay
Paymo
9.0

Support Rating

Ceridian Powerpay
8.0
Paymo
8.5

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