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Score 8.3 out of 100
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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

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax is very well suited for a business that wants to track time billed by project, to have an easy way to generate invoices for those projects, and to keep track of overall productivity and invoice status. I imagine it can also be adapted to different types of businesses that deal in goods rather than services and time. I am not sure for which scenarios or businesses the program is not appropriate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

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

Project Management

Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
6.9
Task Management
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
8.0
Resource Management
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
3.0
Scheduling
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
7.0
Workflow Automation
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
8.0
Team Collaboration
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
7.0
Document Management
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
7.0
Email integration
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
7.0
Mobile Access
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
3.0
Timesheet Tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
10.0
Change request and Case Management
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
7.4
Budget and Expense Management
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
9.3
Quotes/estimates
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
10.0
Invoicing
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
9.0
Integration with accounting software
Ceridian Powerpay
WorkflowMax
9.0

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

WorkflowMax

  • Allows for fairly simple or elaborate project forecasting depending on the complexity of the job. This allows us to track time by a single project or multiple phases.
  • Time keeping and coordination with invoicing software has increased our firm's ability to issue timely and accurate invoices to clients. Has ability to break down projects in numerous ways to meet the needs of our various clients. This means we can invoice by project, phase, milestone, or dollar increments.
  • Interface is clean and easy to follow. The easier it is to use the fewer mistakes that are made when entering information. This is greatly appreciated.
Anonymous | 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

WorkflowMax

  • When looking at the job distribution it isn't to scale and it isn't printable.
  • Sometimes it is confusing as to where you might find something until you realise there are multiple points of access.
  • When a job is assigned the whole task is assigned and if you work on it before the task is allocated to you, it isn't possible to enter those hours. It would be better if the employee could choose the task they did and enter the hours and then it sent back to an approver to have it added.
Caroline Laredo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Because we can't imagine being without it!
Lindsay Simpson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It's easy to use and provides me with instant online access to the management of my business whether I am at my desk or overseas
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

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 7.0
Based on 2 answers
The support team are excellent. The only downside is that you can't phone them!
Mary Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Powerpay

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Decide how to breakdown your ongoing jobs - are they monthly recurring or annual broken into chunks?What are you going to give clients i.e. how will your proposals and invoices look?
Mary Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Powerpay

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

WorkflowMax

Loan Assistant is a virtual business, entirely operated in the cloud. We do not have an office. Team members are located in diverse locations such as Munich, Canada and Sri Lanka as well as various locations in Australia. WorkflowMax is what ties us together. The fact that the billing is so tightly integrated into the workflow is a great strength. At this time we have been using Max for 6 years and plan on keeping using it. We have evaluated Slack but it didn't work for us.
Janette Fairleigh | 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

WorkflowMax

  • Biggest impact has been automation of client invoicing. Prior to using WorkflowMax, invoices were generated in Word, usually a template from a prior invoice to that client. Now the invoice is generated in WorkflowMax, saved as a draft, exported to Word, uploaded to Microsoft SharePoint, then shared with the invoice author. This has cut down on mistakes and unnecessary admin time.
Nadine Haines | 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

WorkflowMax

General

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

WorkflowMax Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$201
Premium$701
  1. per month
Modules
Lead Manager Module$15/month
WorkflowMax Premium$50/month
    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Ceridian Powerpay
    8.5
    WorkflowMax
    10.0

    Likelihood to Renew

    Ceridian Powerpay
    WorkflowMax
    9.0

    Usability

    Ceridian Powerpay
    WorkflowMax
    9.0

    Support Rating

    Ceridian Powerpay
    8.0
    WorkflowMax
    7.0

    Implementation Rating

    Ceridian Powerpay
    WorkflowMax
    9.1

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