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Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Cloud HCM

Very well suited for permanent employees in global organizations.

Not well suited for contingent workforces as you have to pay for Oracle licenses for all of them. We are looking at moving some of our temporary associate payrolls to Oracle Cloud, but the license cost is prohibitive (even though they will not have access to most features within Oracle).
Lisa Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos Workforce Central is well-suited for large organizations seeking a simplified time-recording system or are trying to get away from manual timesheets being submitted. Larger organizations would see a greater return on investment while using this system. It is less appropriate for smaller organizations with fewer employees, as the cost of the system likely would be greater than the investment of the system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
Employee demographic data
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.9
Kronos Workforce Central
Employment history
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Job profiles and administration
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.2
Kronos Workforce Central
Organizational charting
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.3
Kronos Workforce Central
Organization and location management
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central

Payroll Management

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Pay calculation
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central
Support for external payroll vendors
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.3
Kronos Workforce Central
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central
Benefit plan administration
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.2
Kronos Workforce Central
Direct deposit files
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.9
Kronos Workforce Central
Salary revision and increment management
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
Reimbursement management
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central

Leave and Attendance Management

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.3
Kronos Workforce Central
Approval workflow
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Balance details
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.1
Kronos Workforce Central
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.2
Kronos Workforce Central

Employee Self Service

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
View and generate pay and benefit information
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central
Update personal information
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.9
Kronos Workforce Central
View company policy documentation
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
Employee recognition
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
View job history
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central

Asset Management

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Tracking of all physical assets
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central

HR Reporting

Oracle Cloud HCM
6.9
Kronos Workforce Central
Report builder
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.2
Kronos Workforce Central
Pre-built reports
Oracle Cloud HCM
6.7
Kronos Workforce Central
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Oracle Cloud HCM
6.7
Kronos Workforce Central

Onboarding

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.9
Kronos Workforce Central
New hire portal
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central
Manager tracking tools
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central

Performance and Goals

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central
Corporate goal setting
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.9
Kronos Workforce Central
Individual goal setting
Oracle Cloud HCM
8.0
Kronos Workforce Central
Line-of sight-visibility
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central
Performance tracking
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central

Performance Management

Oracle Cloud HCM
8.0
Kronos Workforce Central
Performance plans
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central
Performance improvement plans
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Review status tracking
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central
Review reminders
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central
Multiple review frequency
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central

Succession Planning

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
Create succession plans/pools
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central
Candidate ranking
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Candidate search
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central
Candidate development
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.4
Kronos Workforce Central

Recruiting / ATS

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central
Job Requisition Management
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.6
Kronos Workforce Central
Company Website Posting
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
Publish to Social Media
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.2
Kronos Workforce Central
Job Search Site Posting
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.0
Kronos Workforce Central
Applicant Tracking
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.8
Kronos Workforce Central
Notifications and Alerts
Oracle Cloud HCM
7.5
Kronos Workforce Central

Pros

Oracle Cloud HCM

  • Streamlines processes by making them consistent but also allows ability to slightly change those processes based upon business units needs.
  • With new newsfeed capabilities making system access more readily available to all users on all devices.
  • Allows for upgrades which allows end user to be on the most up to date product but now incorporates features to truly let you determine when to release those features.
Steve Jordan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

  • I personally feel like timekeeping is very well thought out and has some powerful tools built in. There is a bit of a learning curve but with strategically placed SMEs we were able to get the use and functionality we needed out of the system.
  • Workforce planning has been crucial in planning operational support in our retail and customer service centers. It is also editable and modifiable as needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Oracle Cloud HCM

  • Reporting out of Taleo Learn is difficult.
  • Automation of performance plans in Taleo performance is difficult given our complexity
  • Historic performance records of terminated associates can be difficult to find due the the large number of previous associates records we have
Joshua Pekar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

  • Kronos can take a simple task and make it overly complicated. This is the problem when the program is so incredibly robust.
  • All of the tax withholding and filing was handled autonomously by our previous payroll company. We had little knowledge of what they were doing. With Kronos, we are required to provide filing schedules, specific EIN for each locality, etc. This is something we would have preferred not to concern ourselves with and was much easier on us when the previous company was handling.
  • Kronos seems to be geared toward large organizations with a payroll department, accounting department, HR department, etc. Our company is small and has only one employee in each of those roles. As such, Kronos can be a real burden on that one employee to do a lot of work that should be handled by a team of people, especially in the implementation phase.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Cloud HCM

Oracle Cloud HCM 9.1
Based on 29 answers
Taleo does what we need it to do and based on the costs from both a time and money perspective, I don't see us changing anytime soon. If anything I think we will look to leverage the capabilities available that we may not already be using.
Bryan Banks, PRC, CIR, CSSR, CDR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos Workforce Central 5.0
Based on 11 answers
Now that the system is installed and operational, the "pain is gone"...therefore we see no reason to change to a different application. There is no functionality that is missing from the system that would drive us to consider another solution at this time. Maintenance support from Kronos is sufficient and updates occur regularly.
Spencer Hamons, MSOL, CHCIO | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Oracle Cloud HCM

Oracle Cloud HCM 8.0
Based on 4 answers
Oracle managed to maintain its useability advantage. It will have new competitors on eRecruitment, where needs are quickly changing.
Job Horbeek | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

No score
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Support Rating

Oracle Cloud HCM

Oracle Cloud HCM 8.0
Based on 6 answers
Oracle has an excellent support model. The challenge is in adopting this support model and making traditional IT and non-mature system administrators use this model. In combination with the Oracle Cloud (client) Community, the support is excellent.
Job Horbeek | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos Workforce Central 8.2
Based on 8 answers
Having no experience with Kronos prior to using it in March 2016, their customer service team taught me how to use it the right way after my initial training at work. I am well-versed in data analysis using Excel and Access primarily, so once I discovered that Kronos had a reporting feature built in, I've used the feature quite a few times to help our properties evaluate their production costs and make good labor decisions. I give Kronos a 10 because once a person takes the time to learn how to use the software, they'll realize that Kronos is far more effective than most, and gives users more ways to access their information where and when they want to.
Juan Osegueda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Oracle Cloud HCM

Oracle Cloud HCM 7.0
Based on 4 answers
There is a lot of potential on Fusion. We have reaped about 10% of potential benefits. Especially on Workforce Intelligence, the opportunities are huge. The reason why we do not use the solution at its full potential is not in the product (which is simple and transparent). A roadmap is under construction to bring more of its potential to the end user.
Job Horbeek | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

No score
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Alternatives Considered

Oracle Cloud HCM

I personally liked using Bullhorn better, everything was easy to pick up on and flowed really nicely. I feel that it was very intuitive were as Taleo does not have the same flow to it. Bullhorn also has a modern look and the ability for me to open all the jobs I am currently working on and candidate profiles at the same time
Adeline Steffen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos and Dayforce are the two timekeeping systems I’ve worked with in recent years. Kronos feels a little more comprehensive and is my primary timekeeping tool both for myself as well as my staff. Kronos is a great tool for a wide range of shifts, working locations, and pay codes. In this context, I would pick Kronos over Dayforce. On the opposite side, Dayforce is extremely user-friendly and has a “cleaner” user interface if that is a contributing factor for anyone. Also, for managers who oversee large teams (30-50 team members) then Dayforce is a bit more simple to approve time cards, hours, and leave. Kronos is a bit clunky with all the clicks, and managing large teams of hourly employees would be a huge time suck to go in to review/approve all.
John Pavarini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Oracle Cloud HCM

Oracle Cloud HCM 8.0
Based on 5 answers
Taleo (owned now by Oracle) continues to be an incredibly powerful product and it's scalability is among the most robust of any ATS in use today.
Mark Story, MPA, SPHR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

No score
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Return on Investment

Oracle Cloud HCM

  • Once Taleo is up and running at your organization you will see a ROI within your first hire. I was using a lot of outside vendors prior to using Taleo which typical cost me 20K per hire for an engineer. So it was clear to the CEO once I made my first hire using Taleo via a job posting or referral or sourcing method that the ATS was the way to go. He was quite pleased. Cut the vendor fees from 500K a year down to under 100K!
Susan Asmo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kronos Workforce Central

  • Workforce Central has allowed the University to manage compliance at a higher level with the consistent application of rules.
  • Workforce Central has allowed insight into the time collection process at the University with a granular audit trail.
  • Support for the Workforce Central system requires a partnership between campus IT and the functional (payroll) employees. The system cannot be installed and forgotten and must be actively managed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Oracle Cloud HCM

General

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

Kronos Workforce Central

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.7
Kronos Workforce Central
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Cloud HCM
9.1
Kronos Workforce Central
5.0

Usability

Oracle Cloud HCM
8.0
Kronos Workforce Central

Performance

Oracle Cloud HCM
9.0
Kronos Workforce Central

Support Rating

Oracle Cloud HCM
8.0
Kronos Workforce Central
8.2

Online Training

Oracle Cloud HCM
8.8
Kronos Workforce Central
8.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle Cloud HCM
7.0
Kronos Workforce Central

Scalability

Oracle Cloud HCM
8.0
Kronos Workforce Central

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