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Likelihood to Recommend

Core HR

No answer on this topic is available.

Workday HCM

As a whole, the application does the HR management well. But where it falls terribly short is making it easier, quicker, and faster for managers to do common tasks, like managing performance objectives for an entire team. Sure, there is the "cascade" function to copy objectives down from manager to associate, but that's it. I can't look at the performance objectives across my entire team and update them. I can't even easily open links in new browser windows so I can see them side by side! They need to work on actually understanding what managers do regularly with some user research.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Employee demographic data
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.4
Employment history
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.4
Job profiles and administration
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.4
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.8
Organizational charting
Core HR
5.0
Workday HCM
8.8
Organization and location management
Core HR
7.0
Workday HCM
8.7
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
7.1

Payroll Management

Core HR
8.8
Workday HCM
8.3
Pay calculation
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.5
Benefit plan administration
Core HR
7.0
Workday HCM
8.2
Direct deposit files
Core HR
10.0
Workday HCM
8.2
Salary revision and increment management
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.5
Reimbursement management
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.4
Support for external payroll vendors
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.6
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.5

Leave and Attendance Management

Core HR
7.7
Workday HCM
8.7
Approval workflow
Core HR
7.0
Workday HCM
9.0
Balance details
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.7

Employee Self Service

Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Update personal information
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.6
Employee recognition
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
7.2
View job history
Core HR
9.0
Workday HCM
8.4
View and generate pay and benefit information
Core HR
Workday HCM
9.1
View company policy documentation
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.1

HR Reporting

Core HR
10.0
Workday HCM
7.8
Report builder
Core HR
10.0
Workday HCM
8.0
Pre-built reports
Core HR
10.0
Workday HCM
7.9
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.3

Onboarding

Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.9
New hire portal
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
9.0
Manager tracking tools
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.7

Performance Management

Core HR
7.5
Workday HCM
8.2
Performance plans
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.0
Performance improvement plans
Core HR
6.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Review status tracking
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.6
Review reminders
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.1
Multiple review frequency
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.3

Recruiting / ATS

Core HR
7.7
Workday HCM
8.3
Job Requisition Management
Core HR
7.0
Workday HCM
8.6
Applicant Tracking
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.3
Notifications and Alerts
Core HR
8.0
Workday HCM
8.2
Company Website Posting
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.6
Publish to Social Media
Core HR
Workday HCM
9.1
Job Search Site Posting
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.6
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.0

Asset Management

Core HR
Workday HCM
8.1
Tracking of all physical assets
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.1

Performance and Goals

Core HR
Workday HCM
7.6
Corporate goal setting
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.9
Individual goal setting
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.7
Line-of sight-visibility
Core HR
Workday HCM
6.9
Performance tracking
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.7

Succession Planning

Core HR
Workday HCM
8.3
Create succession plans/pools
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.9
Candidate ranking
Core HR
Workday HCM
7.7
Candidate search
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.3
Candidate development
Core HR
Workday HCM
8.1

Pros

Core HR

  • Core HR manages our PTO well. It allows users to access their accruals and requests.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | 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

Core HR

  • I would love the ability for reviews to be deleted.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

  • To me, it did not have enough user guides or they were just lacking so you had to wing it. Sophisticated users appreciate the effort a software developer and provider has in making complete user guides. Makes it complete and comprehensive.
  • I was expecting to see contact help by hovering over certain sections of the screens but did not see this, kind of surprised it was missing.
  • I tried to cascade my performance goals to my team but they all duplicated, no idea why and our HR IT team could not figure it out. Appeared to be a hierarchy set up issue.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Core HR

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

Core HR

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 8.7
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

Core HR

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

Core HR

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

Core HR

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 8.3
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

Core HR

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

Core HR

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

Core HR

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

Core HR

Core HR is not as robust and does not allow the same functionality but does provide similar functionality based on the size of our organization.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

I believe [Workday Human Capital Management] is probably the industry benchmark of excellence and has features that can easily be customized to meet the needs of organizations. It has strong and knowledgeable account teams that work closely with customers to develop the most efficient solutions. I believe oracle systems come the closest but they aren't smart and the technology still needs to be developed further.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Core HR

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

Core HR

  • Still to new to determine.
Genevieve (Genni) Lum Cheong-Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

  • Gave us almost 4 hours per HR rep back on new hire day 1. We have a start date every 4 weeks and the manual entry of paperwork that was able to be eliminated with Workday has allowed us to put more HR reps in the classroom to aid with more important day 1 tasks.
  • Simplified search - the backend information is now housed in a simple database that allows me to pull with employee first or last name, or user ID.
  • We paid more for this solution, but we've seen a 33% increase in employee interaction since doing so.
Zach Wasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Core HR

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Workday HCM

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Core HR
7.0
Workday HCM
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Core HR
Workday HCM
10.0

Usability

Core HR
Workday HCM
8.7

Reliability and Availability

Core HR
Workday HCM
10.0

Performance

Core HR
Workday HCM
10.0

Support Rating

Core HR
Workday HCM
8.3

In-Person Training

Core HR
Workday HCM
9.6

Online Training

Core HR
Workday HCM
7.0

Implementation Rating

Core HR
Workday HCM
10.0

Scalability

Core HR
Workday HCM
10.0

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