ClockShark vs. Dayforce Powerpay

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ClockShark
Score 8.1 out of 10
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ClockShark is a time tracking app for mobile workforces in construction and related industries, featuring geofencing, web punch-in and punch-out, a mobile app that can be used as a time station kiosk, and other features. ClockShark was acquired by Simpro in 2021, and is now supported by Simpro.N/A
Dayforce Powerpay
Score 7.6 out of 10
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Dayforce Powerpay allows small businesses to pay and manage employees. It is used to simplify and automate payroll processes with automatic payroll calculations and remittances to the CRA and RQ, and streamlines payroll with connected time and attendance tracking to help ensure people are paid accurately.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ClockSharkDayforce Powerpay
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros

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Features
ClockSharkDayforce Powerpay
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
ClockShark
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Ratings
Dayforce Powerpay
7.9
6 Ratings
4% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.82 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.83 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings8.83 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.84 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings2.23 Ratings
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User Ratings
ClockSharkDayforce Powerpay
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
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8.6
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Professional Services
-
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
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9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ClockSharkDayforce Powerpay
Likelihood to Recommend
Simpro Software
ClockShark works well to keep track of employees' time at work. Employees use their cell phones to clock in and out every day. It is easy to edit times if an employee makes a mistake or forgets to clock in/out. I like being able to run reports any time, with and timeframes, and edit reports if necessary.
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Dayforce
With Powerpay you are not 'wondering' if your input will have the desired effect on an employee's pay cheque. You can actually see what the employee will be paid, what their tax burden is for the month! Not many payroll companies offer this feature. It's terrific to process payroll and know that the employee will receive the correct remuneration. No 'retro payments' to keep track of
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Pros
Simpro Software
  • track hours
  • track location of employees
  • easy to use
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Dayforce
  • ROE creation and amendment
  • Self Service
  • T4
  • the layout for entering time
  • payroll/year end reports
  • Security Log
  • Payroll Preview Report - details at a glance
  • Menu setup navigation
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Cons
Simpro Software
  • GPS location can improve
  • check locations more often
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Dayforce
  • Response surveys to a service call should come after the next payroll run to verify all adjustment have in fact been made.
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Likelihood to Renew
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
Powerpay exceeds my expectations: it's easy to use and does not 'eat' my time by wondering what the end result will be. I can see what each employee's pay statement will look like before I submit the payroll for processing. Monthly processing fees are not exorbitant and the service from support it top notch, quick and awesome when you need it! What's not to like? It's a terrific company to have on your side!
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Usability
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
Powerpay is easy to use and is a logical online system. Nothing is overly complicating. Doing payroll is not overly complicated and this system is user friendly and easy to understand and use. And if you get stuck, there is a great support system to help you navigate and understand what you need to do.
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Reliability and Availability
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
I have never experienced application errors or unplanned outages. I do know that I could phone Dayforce Powerpay and give them hours and other deductions and they would do the payroll and I could either have them deliver the completed payroll by courier (there are small extra charges for this) or I could download the completed payroll on pay day. I have also been able to complete payroll our payroll at home instead of at the office. Dayforce is very accessible by phone or online.
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Performance
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
Pages online load in seconds. Click and it's instantly there! I have never had pages not loading properly or taking time to load. Payroll reports also downloads quickly. We do not interface Dayforce Powerpay with anything else
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Support Rating
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
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.
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Online Training
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
I have used Powerpay before (at a previous employer) but a few years had elapsed. I had a quick online training session (less that 30 minutes) to recover basic knowledge and I was away. I still from time to time have to do something that i am not quite sure of and pick up the phone! Every one that works at Ceridian - now Dayforce - have been able to answer my question and tell me where to go in the program, click on what and do what I need to do. The support is out-of-this-world good!
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Implementation Rating
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
I initiated the implementation. I answered all the questions I was asked, prepared the documentation and sent it off and it was done! Quickly, efficiently and done well!
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Alternatives Considered
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
Wagepoint has made errors in the past. ADP has terrible customer service. QuickBooks Online is convenient however the Dayforce Powerpay pricing is better for larger payrolls. Payworks has no "run as is" option
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
Pretty standard contract terms. Unit pricing is about 30% less than the previous provider - service is about 150% better with Dayforce Powerpay that with the previous provider! We are billed twice per month as we do payroll twice per month.
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Scalability
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
We have a small staff of less than 20 employees. We moved our payroll from a previous provided because of terrible and expensive service. Dayforce is much, much easier to use and costs about 30% less than the previous provider. Dayforce Powerpay also seem to have people that speaks clearly and are efficient in everything they do so that less time is wasted by phone calls that has you on hold for 3 hours!
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Professional Services
Simpro Software
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Dayforce
They are all professional, knowledgeable, very pleasant to interact with and extremely helpful. They consistently take customer services to a higher level. Great people to deal with!
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Return on Investment
Simpro Software
  • makes payroll easier
  • quick downloads
  • easy to use
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Dayforce
  • 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).
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