Powerpay vs. Timelabs

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Powerpay
Score 5.7 out of 10
N/A
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
Timelabs
Score 8.2 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Timelabs is a pro-domain HRMS solution that comes with system modules and advanced features helping businesses to manage, track, assess, and enable people to perform within an end-to-end HR management system. Timelabs offers a service automation framework for organizations to enable and implement advanced HR process workflows that collaborate with different departmental actions and resources to deliver greater workforce automation value. It aims to offer organizations a system that…N/A
Pricing
PowerpayTimelabs
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
PowerpayTimelabs
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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Features
PowerpayTimelabs
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
2.0
3 Ratings
121% below category average
Timelabs
8.5
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Pay calculation2.33 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors2.01 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment2.32 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Benefit plan administration1.02 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Direct deposit files2.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management2.33 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Reimbursement management2.33 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.1
1 Ratings
3% above category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.2
1 Ratings
2% above category average
Approval workflow00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.9
1 Ratings
9% above category average
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Employee recognition00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.5
1 Ratings
12% above category average
Report builder00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
7.3
1 Ratings
8% below category average
New hire portal00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.5
1 Ratings
4% above category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
8.2
1 Ratings
3% above category average
Performance plans00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
7.7
1 Ratings
2% below category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Powerpay
-
Ratings
Timelabs
9.1
1 Ratings
16% above category average
Job Requisition Management00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Applicant Tracking00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
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PowerpayTimelabs
Small Businesses
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Score 9.0 out of 10
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Score 9.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.5 out of 10
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.5 out of 10
Enterprises
Infor Human Resources
Infor Human Resources
Score 7.4 out of 10
Infor Human Resources
Infor Human Resources
Score 7.4 out of 10
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User Ratings
PowerpayTimelabs
Likelihood to Recommend
1.4
(3 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
PowerpayTimelabs
Likelihood to Recommend
Dayforce
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.
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Timelabs
It's best suited for an organization where you have over 20 employees. Not for a company that has a lower count.
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Pros
Dayforce
  • 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.
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Timelabs
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Cons
Dayforce
  • Customer Support is Horrible
  • They over bill you for everything and ignore cancellation requests
  • They don't listen to what you need or want, they slip in cancellation clauses and charge you for inactive employees throughout the year.
  • They leave one person in charge of your account and should that person go on leave you are stuck waiting until that person gets back (including personal leaves that lasted 2 months)
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Timelabs
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Support Rating
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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Timelabs
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Alternatives Considered
Dayforce
Have not used any other payroll software in my experience.
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Timelabs
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Return on Investment
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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Timelabs
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