Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Dayforce
Score 7.9 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Dayforce HCM is a cloud-based platform encompassing HR, payroll, benefits, and talent and workforce management. It provides companies with a scalable framework and real-time data, such as continual pay calculations, to enable efficient decision-making.N/A
WorkflowMax
Score 8.9 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
WorkflowMax is a web-based project management solution.The platform offers end-to-end functionality standard to project management software, including time tracking, lead management, collaboration with external stakeholders, invoicing, integrations, and customizable reporting.
$20
per month
Pricing
DayforceWorkflowMax
Editions & Modules
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Standard
$20
per month
Premium
$70
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DayforceWorkflowMax
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
DayforceWorkflowMax
Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
DayforceWorkflowMax
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.8
581 Ratings
0% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Employee demographic data8.1504 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history8.4539 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.9529 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.7.8531 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting7.3482 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.7527 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)7.5351 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
8.4
581 Ratings
5% above category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Pay calculation9.0567 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors7.5283 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment8.9131 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration8.0456 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files9.0552 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management8.4436 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management8.1294 Ratings00 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.9
527 Ratings
2% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Approval workflow8.3495 Ratings00 Ratings
Balance details7.7509 Ratings00 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment7.9416 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
8.0
593 Ratings
1% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
View and generate pay and benefit information8.5564 Ratings00 Ratings
Update personal information8.7577 Ratings00 Ratings
View company policy documentation8.0397 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition7.1206 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history8.0473 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.4
97 Ratings
4% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Tracking of all physical assets7.497 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.2
580 Ratings
5% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Report builder7.6571 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built reports7.7571 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data6.3399 Ratings00 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.8
373 Ratings
2% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
New hire portal7.7363 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager tracking tools7.8319 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.6
240 Ratings
7% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Corporate goal setting7.4201 Ratings00 Ratings
Individual goal setting7.8220 Ratings00 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility7.5188 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking7.8225 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.7
264 Ratings
3% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Performance plans7.5245 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans7.6210 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking7.8247 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders7.8243 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency7.9219 Ratings00 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
6.8
119 Ratings
15% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Create succession plans/pools7.094 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate ranking6.8102 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate search6.5107 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate development6.994 Ratings00 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
7.3
286 Ratings
6% below category average
WorkflowMax
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Ratings
Job Requisition Management7.4270 Ratings00 Ratings
Company Website Posting7.4264 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to Social Media7.4221 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting7.4253 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention6.6216 Ratings00 Ratings
Applicant Tracking7.3263 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts7.2257 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
-
Ratings
WorkflowMax
9.3
27 Ratings
21% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings9.525 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings9.46 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings9.13 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings9.419 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings9.54 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings9.519 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings8.93 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings9.119 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings9.44 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings9.121 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings9.624 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings9.111 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings9.418 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce
-
Ratings
WorkflowMax
9.5
27 Ratings
24% above category average
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings9.723 Ratings
Invoicing00 Ratings9.527 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings9.722 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings9.127 Ratings
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User Ratings
DayforceWorkflowMax
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(621 ratings)
8.8
(28 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.7
(85 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
6.4
(60 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(12 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
5.0
(13 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.7
(65 ratings)
7.0
(2 ratings)
In-Person Training
7.0
(11 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
7.4
(18 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
6.6
(43 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Configurability
8.7
(13 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.0
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.9
(14 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
8.9
(18 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.9
(12 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
DayforceWorkflowMax
Likelihood to Recommend
Dayforce
Ceridian is well suited for transferring time data between systems to ensure employees are accurately compensated based on their time. Ceridian is not ideal when an employee has transferred to a different country. (As previously mentioned, we are required to create a new user record which with our setup requires the existing employee to be hired in the new location).
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Xero
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.
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Pros
Dayforce
  • Reporting. It has an extensive report builder with stock reports, ad-hoc reports, and the ability to build your own custom reports.
  • Payroll. The continuous payroll engine makes processing complex payrolls much easier and faster.
  • Forms. The stock forms are a great jumping off point to start creating custom forms that work better for your processes and organization.
  • Documentation. Every module is well documented, and you're always bound to learn something if you read through them properly!
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Xero
  • You can customize the notifications and this has helped us enormously to schedule dates that we overlooked. Also the templates are customizable which gives the company its own branding on its reports.
  • It is integrated with the Xero platform which makes it very useful to streamline the processes of billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash flow and all the accounting and administrative area.
  • It also has a very complete mobile version, where we can be present and monitor the progress of projects in real time, no matter where we are.
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Cons
Dayforce
  • In payroll, there are sometimes issues with calculating pay when people’s rates change mid-pay period
  • Would love to see an option to assist with building SQL or XML statements in the future (maybe co-pilot AI?)
  • Would love an easy way to store pre-hire documents with candidates that syncs over to their HR profile when hired
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Xero
  • Currently the timesheet function allows staff to input time for overlapping periods which can cause some headaches when it comes to payroll and invoicing. We understand this is being addressed.
  • The amount of flexibility in the product can create some challenges when setting up the jobs database at the onset. It is a daunting challenge but worthwhile when completed correctly and rolled out across the firm. Adding new jobs is much easier.
  • No search function to find a specific job, you have to scroll through all jobs allocated to you.
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Likelihood to Renew
Dayforce
We are highly invested in Ceridian's Dayforce product. It give us the flexibility and scaling that our growing company needs. Its potential reaches beyond the basic HR functions to the decision making that our Management Team needs. Ceridian is always innovating the employee and employee experiences to offer cutting edge options.
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Xero
Because we can't imagine being without it!
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Usability
Dayforce
I think it's very usable for the employee. I don't think it is as easy for the HR/PR admins - especially if there is an issue. There are so many setup screens that need to be looked at to try to figure out why payroll isn't calculating properly, hours aren't feeding over correctly, or benefits are not calculating properly. For the most part, they can't do their own troubleshooting. The same is true for the managers. Our managers find it cumbersome to go into make any schedule changes after the schedules have been generated.
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Xero
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
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Reliability and Availability
Dayforce
We have never experienced a total/unplanned outages that effected our ability to process payroll. However, there are times when the application's speed is significantly effected - and processing a payroll may take up to twice as long as normal.
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Xero
No answers on this topic
Performance
Dayforce
We haven't noticed any slow-down due to the integration of Dayforce WFM with our Ceridian HPL products (HRIS and Payroll). The new HTML view of the timesheets don't load as quickly as the old Silverlight view - however, we have gotten used to the change.
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Xero
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Dayforce
Most of the time the support is great; it's not always super efficient but I always get the help I need. Occasionally it takes a lot longer than we had hoped or get conflicting responses. We had one ticket recently where we were told we would have to pay the service team to support us on the project and then another person called the next day with the solution to our query and was able to find a solution easily. Generally, though, the response is great and they either walk me though how to do something via a Zoom Meeting or they email step-by-step instructions on how to do it and say if I have questions we can set up a meeting to discuss further.
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Xero
The support team are excellent. The only downside is that you can't phone them!
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In-Person Training
Dayforce
Because the training we reviewed at Insights has changed how we use the system everyday. This is a key factor in our training.
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Xero
No answers on this topic
Online Training
Dayforce
The online training is very good, there is a wide variety of topics offered and several dates and times. The instructors are very knowledgeable about the subjects they are teaching. There are so many ways to program Dayforce that just the basics seem to be covered in the class.
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Xero
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Dayforce
Have a strong internal team. Communicate with your implementation team - they are there to make it work for you. Take the time to really think about how you want the system to work for you - in some cases, you may need to rethink your own business practices to see if you are working harder when the system could do it for you
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Xero
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?
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Alternatives Considered
Dayforce
All of the info for Payroll, HR updates, employee updates, Time worked and PTO are in a single application, with a single login, updated in every screen or module in real time. There is no lag in data from screen to screen or from user to user, its almost instant.
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Xero
WorkflowMax is much much easier than Streamtime, much more affordable and easier to try out and see if it meets your needs. Streamtime is a great comprehensive product but we lost a year's subscription in investment because we couldn't get answers to the support questions we needed and they had a no refund policy!
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Scalability
Dayforce
Overall, we are extremely happy with the Dayforce WFM module. Our biggest pain point is concerning the twice annual software upgrades - which is the only reason I haven't rated them as a '10'. Because every customer is configured differently, the upgrades can sometimes have adverse effects on our current configured policies/rules. And although they roll-out the upgraded version in a test environment several weeks before go-live, not all testing is accurate in that environment. Some issues do not present themselves until you are working with live punches.
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Xero
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Dayforce
  • Performance Reviews/Comp used to be handled via paper and tracking/reporting was a nightmare - having all of that in the system is so much more efficient and provides huge ROI
  • Our organization used to have big problems with hiring managers going rogue and hiring positions that aren't approved by Finance - we built an approval workflow in the system that triggers before any req is approved which has completely solved this problem
  • Dayforce Wallet has been a huge perk for our employees - it's heavily used and our crew love it
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Xero
  • Max enables Loan Assistant to invoice very quickly and easily and integration with Xero for card payments brings our cashflow forward.
  • Max enables the Loan Assistant team to manage their workflow in an efficient and productive way. The team all work from home. It is the centre of our Loan Assistant universe.
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ScreenShots

Dayforce Screenshots

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WorkflowMax Screenshots

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