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Workday HCM

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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

Workday HCM

Workday Human Capital Management is designed for companies with more than 200 employees, and where each employee can log in quickly and easily. Workday Human Capital Management is mostly used for multinational companies that need to control their staff and also save time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Ceridian Powerpay
9.5
Workday HCM
8.5
Pay calculation
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
Workday HCM
8.6
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
Workday HCM
8.8
Benefit plan administration
Ceridian Powerpay
8.0
Workday HCM
8.4
Direct deposit files
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Salary revision and increment management
Ceridian Powerpay
9.2
Workday HCM
8.6
Reimbursement management
Ceridian Powerpay
9.6
Workday HCM
8.5
Support for external payroll vendors
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.9

Human Resource Management

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4
Employee demographic data
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4
Employment history
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5
Job profiles and administration
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.7
Organizational charting
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.8
Organization and location management
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.8
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.4

Leave and Attendance Management

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.8
Approval workflow
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
9.1
Balance details
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.7

Employee Self Service

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4
View and generate pay and benefit information
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
9.1
Update personal information
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.7
View company policy documentation
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.1
Employee recognition
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.3
View job history
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5

Asset Management

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5
Tracking of all physical assets
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5

HR Reporting

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.9
Report builder
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.1
Pre-built reports
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.0
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.5

Onboarding

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
9.0
New hire portal
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
9.1
Manager tracking tools
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.8

Performance and Goals

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.7
Corporate goal setting
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.9
Individual goal setting
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.9
Line-of sight-visibility
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.1
Performance tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.0

Performance Management

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4
Performance plans
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.2
Performance improvement plans
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4
Review status tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.7
Review reminders
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.2
Multiple review frequency
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.4

Succession Planning

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.3
Create succession plans/pools
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.9
Candidate ranking
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.8
Candidate search
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.3
Candidate development
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.2

Recruiting / ATS

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5
Job Requisition Management
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.7
Company Website Posting
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.6
Publish to Social Media
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
9.1
Job Search Site Posting
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.8
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.3
Applicant Tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.5
Notifications and Alerts
Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.3

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

Workday HCM

  • Groups employees in management hierarchies and creates Org Charts that are easy to navigate and allow for visualizing management chains regardless of employee locations
  • Intuitive and easy to use. The Workday search functionality works very much like Google; one can search for anything that they have access to in the database and drill down into the various details. All information is connected through hyperlinks and users can easily keep digging into the details for as far as their security access would take them.
  • Tasks such as to do, review or approve items are sent to the user's Workday Inbox, very much resembling email. Notifications about outstanding "to do" items are also sent to each the user's work email address on a daily basis.
Monika Ganeva | 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

Workday HCM

  • The web interface is awful
  • Terrible, terrible, UI. No modern features like auto-save. I can't count the times I have lost work.
  • Their UX team (if it even exists) must be aliens, because I can't see how humans would have come up with the UI conventions they have.
  • Who creates a website application where you can't open stuff in multiple browser windows and tabs easily?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 17 answers
It is work to make one system the source of truth for our data, but now that it is done, there is less work involved in staying on this path. This means for us that maintaining and/or implementing new modules like performance, finance, talent, etc. is simple. It's a no-brainer
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 8.6
Based on 12 answers
Workday's on a great path in terms of user experience. Their goals is to deliver a use experience that doesn't require training or instruction, like Amazon on the consumer side for example. That's hard to do when you're talking about complex business processes and important and sensitive employee information, but they're doing it well
Amanda Easton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 18 answers
In 2014, Workday has changed the update process. There will be two updates a year; the updates will be delivered to customers typically in a 24 hour window during these two weekends a year. They also keep the Community up-to-date about any planned outages, etc. There is weekly scheduled downtime on Friday night.
Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 16 answers
From my perspective, the system runs like a well oiled machine and I have not had any issues with customers complaining about speed. If a report is taking long to run, the report can run in the background and you can go about your business. For larger enterprises, there is additional space and machines to process the application in what Workday refers to it as Extended Configuration Tenant
Jeff Greening | 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

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 8.2
Based on 44 answers
Workday is still learning about the needs of higher education. I have seen rapid improvement in support and knowledge over the last year so am confident this will continue to improve. Overall however, I have found the Support Team to be extremely responsive and Workday offers the advantage of having support across several timezones so that we never wait more than a few hours for a response.
Linda Buckley | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 9.6
Based on 6 answers
Some training is offered online. Cost is per-person. This also gets quite expensive. Training doesn’t follow a logical path A to B. Starts in middle. When you try to do it afterwards at your desk, difficult.
• Training scenarios are not very real
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 7.0
Based on 7 answers
I have done for report writing and mass imports (EIBs). They give materials and you run through examples, i.e. you don’t just watch them do tasks, so that is helpful. Training is expensive – a single reporting writing class is $600 per person for virtual training
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 36 answers
It was implemented before my joining the company. At my last company, we used Workday professional services.

Based upon my experience at my last company, I would rate the implementation experience an 8/10. There are different ways to set things up and we had different people telling us different things. It set us back a couple of times.

Regarding configuration advice, we could set things up where every manager has supervisory organizations, or have it financially based i.e. aligned to cost center/department. We chose the individual manager path and I think we should have chosen a department route. Going down the individual manager path, to maintain the information, we have to inactivate a supervisory org whenever a manager changes/leaves.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Powerpay

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

Workday HCM

Unfortunately, I do not recall the brands of the other human capital management software programs or tools I used at my current company or workplaces prior. I do think that is a testament to Workday with its strong branding and compelling features. I was not part of the selection process of Workday but have enjoyed my experience.
Jill Dickert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Workday has released Financials and is continuing to develop it's Human Capital Management footprint with the addition of Workday Recruiting. I think customers will find that is easy to add on additional functionality in the system.Workday does make it easy for customers to make changes without relying on IT resources. The Business Process framework is a visual tool that allows functional resources to make changes and see the flow of the transaction
Jeff Greening | 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

Workday HCM

  • Positive ROI, we were one of the first organizations that went with Workday HCM, and we received numerous discounts. Cloud systems are the way to go and we feel the system is stable for our growing work force.
  • The user conferences have been helpful to network and learn more deepness in the modules and functionality.
  • Right off the bat, our implementation costs were lower than budgeted and we had less 'billing' surprises.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Ceridian Powerpay

General

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

Workday HCM

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Powerpay
8.5
Workday HCM
8.4

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
10.0

Usability

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
8.6

Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
10.0

Performance

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
10.0

Support Rating

Ceridian Powerpay
8.0
Workday HCM
8.2

In-Person Training

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
9.6

Online Training

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
7.0

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
10.0

Scalability

Ceridian Powerpay
Workday HCM
10.0

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