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Ascentis HR uses web-based management programs to help automate complex HR processes. It's fully integrated with Ascentis’ other services including customizable payroll, time and attendance and recruiting modules.https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/wa/TK/TTT2DG6FAJB3.PNGAscentis HR ReviewAscentis HR is used by our Admin and Finance department, in-conjunction with Employee Self-Service which is used across the whole district. This allows for employee to review the benefits and change information electronically online versus using paper or processing these items at home with their families.,Ascentis HR allows administrators to attach paperwork, now that we've gone mostly electronic on our new hire paperwork. Ascentis HR allows us to maintain the benefits setup, administration, and changes electronically in the system to help with ACA and this information rolls into Payroll another module we use Ascentis HR allows us to configure and add fields and information that pertain to our District directly to track and run reports. This is a huge benefit, then just maintaining in an Excel spreadsheet,Ascentis HR will soon go online versus remote desktop access. This will be a huge improvement, so that we don't need to involve our IT department in remote desktop issues when we get new computers. Ascentis HR and ESS should improve on its functionality be allowing attachments for the managers perspective. It would be nice to create a manager/supervisor section, so they can take notes on an employee with HR approval. The manager/supervisor needs to improve more. Ascentis HR should also improve on allowing or showing an employee in ESS their job or pay rate history (compensation history),8,Ascentis HR is making this simple by helping us go electronic and access records electronically instead of paper files Save in printing paper and the need of distribution,,MIP Fund Accounting (formerly Abila MIP),7,Michelle Diez my payroll support direct contact at the time was always extremely thorough, timely, and responsive to any usually payroll concern or issues I had. Ascentis no longer provides direct contact help, but the service is still okay.,3,1,taxes recording deductions tracking payrate,compensation change workflow electronic paystubs electronic W-2,If Ascentis was more flexible, create dashboards, total compensation information,7,Not Sure,Price,looking for more flexible, user-friendly dynamic payroll, hr, software all combined into one program. We use multiple systems for setup, processing, and data entry.,Implemented in-house,Yes,Change management was minimal,The program did not work as the training videos during implementation implementation is very basic setup almost canned type of setup,6,No,enter data entry View paystub on Employee Self-Service View W-2 on Employee Self-Service,accessing my paycheck (we have two directories, not sure why) extra steps to save settings electronically for w-2 and 1095 administration of setting up the system and benefits in Ascentis HR multiple remote desktops, different programs for setup and employee manager, employee self-service, Payroll, Performance Management, Learning Management creating workflows in the system for approval process website it hard to find and identify with payroll connect sometime does not work and does not transfer data from HR to payroll,No,7OK Computer...You Didn’t Learn That In SchoolWe are currently using Ascentis HR across our whole organization. However, for the majority of our employees, they are mainly using only the Employee Portal/Employee Self-Service site so that they can see their paychecks, make simple changes to demographic information to their HR records, and changes some of their payroll information such as W4 withholdings as well as direct deposit changes. Our managers are granted a bit more access and can see some basic demographic information as well as compensation and job history. This aids them when doing reviews, job transfers, and in essence, gives them a little more information at their fingertips without having to dig through files or try to remember at the top of their head the history of each employee. Our payroll department utilizes it somewhat; however, not nearly as much as our HR department which is the department that accesses it and engages in it every day.,Ascentis HR is particularly helpful in keeping a record of past jobs and/or managers. If you have an organization that lets employees move from one department to another fairly often, this software has a tool that will help you keep track when Employee "A" moved from Supervisor "X" to Supervisor "Y" as well as from Department "B" to Department "F" without having to restart that employees length of service. Ascentis HR also has a number of ways that you can customize tabs. If you want to keep track of something for your organization that you don't see on one of their prefabricated tabs or screens you can make one of your own. We have made several different ones to help us keep track of different information such as driver's licenses and expiration dates as well as specific training and/or orientation tasks that we want supervisors to accomplish with their new employees. Ascentis HR lets you upload documents (particularly pdf) to employees files, which is particularly helpful. Additionally, you can mark these so that the employee can or cannot see them when they log onto their side of the Employee Self Service. One of the things I particularly like about these uploaded documents is that each part cluster of tabs has its own tab for attachments. When you open the "Employee" section where you find information about the employee and his/her personal information as well as job information, you will also find a tab where you can put attachments for personal and/or job-related information - such as a job description sign off or something of the like. When you open the "Compensation" section you will find another tab for attachments, and this might be where you decide to upload copies of direct deposits if you require them or wage changes.,One of the biggest issues I have had with Ascentis HR is that it lacks updates. We started using it four years ago. We stopped using it because we were trying to piecemeal three different systems together. We tried another system for two and a half years. That didn't work out any better. We decided to give Ascentis HR another try. I was hoping that there would be a few upgrades, but the system was largely the same. On the one hand, I admit it was nice because there was not a steep learning curve, but on the other, the technology was behind a lot of the other systems that we were presented with. The complaint that I hear the most from my employees is that there is no app for the program and that it is extremely hard to use on any mobile device. The Employee Self Service/Portal is set to be used on a computer or laptop - not a small mobile device. With so many people using their phones as the main internet source, it does make it difficult for many of our employees to access their self-service portal outside of the work environment. Because it is an older system, some of the things can be a little trickier to set up. Benefits are one of them. There are multiple screens that need to be gone through and rules that need to be built. It can seem a little like a choose-your-own-adventure at times. If you don't hit the correct button on the right page, you may miss out on options down the road. There is no real safeguard built in and no particular view mode to see if things were done correctly. You have to make things "live" in order to see if your rules and the benefits worked. In addition, once the benefits have been set up correctly for the employees, it still has to be mapped and moved over for payroll to be able to see things. Currently, we are using their remote desktop service which requires us to move anything we want to put on our Employee's Self Service Portal from our desktops to their remote desktops and then copying the correct path to bring it back to our online version of an old MySpace page. I know that they are trying, but it seems as though it is a lot of work for something that should be a lot easier to do with a few more layout and posting options. Although they do have some canned reports, most of the reporting functions take time to learn and is best done when one understands how to write Custom Reports to get the information that one is seeking. The Customer Service Reps are usually more than happy to help, but it does take time to explain just what you are looking for and how to make it into a report that would help you. Overall, I think that the structure of the reporting function is solid; however, the user-friendliness of it is not.,6,We have been running reports from Ascentis HR to identify our new hires after 30 days and then send them a follow-up survey to see how they are adjusting to the culture. From the results of the survey, we have been able to identify changes that needed to be made in our recruiting, orientation, and hiring practices so that our turnover is not as quick as it once was and that our new hires are better prepared for the jobs ahead of them.,InfinityHR,Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Access, SurveyMonkey, Google Drive, Google Forms,8,We have a fairly complicated pay structure as we deal with 32 departments and different shift differentials within each of those departments. As we were trying to figure out how to get all of those coded into our Ascentis software so that they would match up with our timekeeping software and still make sure that everyone gets paid correctly. Needless to say, this was giving us a major headache and we weren't sure what to do about it. As we were trying to figure it out, one of our Ascentis reps took it upon himself to call and talk with our time clock software vendor (not Ascentis). The two of them worked it out so that the pay codes and shift differentials could stay in the timekeeping software and that the information needed for payroll would flow from that system back into payroll as needed. Problem solved. It may seem rather simple, but that simple gesture meant a lot to all of us.,350,1,Online training In-person training Self-taught,8,6,If the user is fairly well versed in computers and HR products, I think that Ascentis HR would not be tremendously difficult to learn without training. There are definitely some areas that would require a little more concentration and where some background knowledge would be helpful; nevertheless, with some trial and error, I do think that one could learn Ascentis HR without training. However, I personally would not recommend this approach to others as the areas in which I believe the training would be of more benefit include the benefits section as well as the reporting section - both of which are large players in an HRIS software.,No,No,Updating employee data such as personal information, employment history, compensation Terminating employees through the termination wizard Transferring employees from the application side to the HR side - through the Orientation/New Hire set up Sending e-mails through the correspondence wizard,Doing Open Enrollment and setting up the actual benefits Adding pictures to the employee's profiles - actually, adding any document to the employee's profile is a bit cumbersome The Employee Self-Service Website - not having it set up for a mobile interface makes it difficult for the employees. Also setting it up can be cumbersome for the HR professionals who are setting it up.,No,6Ascentis Self-Service has saved me hours of work!We use Ascentis HR across the organization for our permanent employees. Our employees have been happy with the switch to Ascentis, as they can now see and print their pay stubs from the self-service [portal], change personal information (address, W-4, etc.) as well as see their accrued PTO in timekeeper.,Benefit enrollment through the self-service portal has been extremely helpful and saved lots of time. The report wizard is wonderful! What a breeze running the annual EEO-1 report! The ability to change managers for an entire department with one entry vs. individual entries for each member of that department saves is a time saver.,I found building the benefits for open enrollment to be quite confusing. This may get easier with experience, but I found it to be difficult. Although employees have access to their pay stubs in the self-service portal, it would be helpful for their manager to have access to their stubs as well.,8,As we have been using Ascentis for less than a year, it is still too early to tell.,7,During our first benefit open enrollment with Ascentis, the support team was fantastic!,Yes,Yes,8Ascentis is a Gift to HR Professionals Everywhere!We are using Ascentis across the organization. We started with the basic HR and Payroll system and have been focused on building additional modules (which were all included with our package) for Recruitment and Performance Management. The business problems it addressed were : 1. Self service to employee info 2. Benefits enrollment 3. Central "intranet" for employees to read info 4. Lack of organized reviews and goal tracking 5. Recruitment centralization,Implementation - You work one on one with a specialist to help build and customize each module. They are patient, supportive, and very helpful. Customization - There were few (if any) things I asked for that couldn't be customized. They really do work with you to make the system work for you. Support - If/when an issue arises, you are met with immediate response and rectification. Their dedication to customer service is great.,Remote Desktop - Logging in via remote desktop can be a bit cumbersome. I understand they are working towards a web-based application which I can't wait to see. Electronic data transfer - One of the reasons we wanted to use Ascentis was to take advantage of automatic transition to our benefits carriers. We are 6 months in and still having issues. For example, the feed that goes to our COBRA provider every Friday keeps going over in an encrypted manner in which our provider cannot accept. Despite many communications between them, they resolve one week and go back to the same encryption the following week. As a result, I have to double check the things that should be "automatic".,9,Brought us from paper open enrollment for benefits to online self-service (time and cost saving). Eliminated dependency on HR to update employee info. Self-service very helpful when you are a small department. Created platform for us to implement an easy-to-use consistent Performance Management system.,Paycom, ADP Resource and Namely,CheckPoint HR HCM and Payroll,9,Our first Open Enrollment (Oct 2017). Because we were changing from 24 to 26 pay periods in Jan 2018, we had to build a whole new set of benefit options to ensure the proper amounts were deducted come January 1st. It was labor-intensive and confusing. Our implementation specialist went way above and beyond. He helped us do things even they never did before. Many nights, we were on the phone with him up to 11pm trying to get everything ready. During the Open Enrollment meetings, there was a glitch on their end. Again, our implementation specialist worked quickly behind the scenes to fix everything so users could continue without a hitch.,2,1,Yes,Price Product Features Product Usability,I don't think I'd do anything differently. I could say maybe look at a few more, but it was easy to compare Ascentis to the others simply by asking what things they could do and hearing them tell us what they couldn't. With Ascentis, they had a solution for nearly every ask we made.,Yes,Creating widgets and customizing content in the self-service module Calculating pay increases New hire/onboarding Running reports (easiest system I've ever used) Creating and giving employees a view of their total compensation (salary plus benefits),Setting up electronic data transfer to carriers,Yes,9Good Product - not 100% webbasedHR has allowed the employer and the employees track attendance. We store all our personnel information within the program. It is user friendly for staff but the admin component is not webbased, Citrix based,Web based interface for employees Track attendance Allows employees to make changes to their information Quick customer service responses Web interface is user friendly,Employer interface is Citrix based and extremely cumbersome Employer portal is not web-based There is no app for it Time and attendance could be more flexible in scheduling,4,Track employee attendance Not fully web-based Reasoanably priced,Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM,Microsoft Application Server, Microsoft Access,8,Acentis HR upgrade went extremely smoothly.,180,1,Requesting Time Off Human Resources Letters Employee information,Use it as an organizational list Request time off on a mobile device Approve Time off on a mobile device,Employee Benefits Applicant data base Screening new job applicants,5,Yes,Price,Look for a product that was all web based and totally integrated with Microsoft Outlook,Implemented in-house,Change management was minimal,Loading all the employee data uploading the HR documents determining the appropriator approve process strings and when a manager is off who handles it,7,Yes,Employees viewing their profile Employees requesting Leave Employees looking up staff in the organization Employee portal,Back end administration - Not web based Reminders do not work unless you run a report no integration of calendar with Microsoft Outlook or any other calendar system,Yes,5,5,8,8,we tried accpacc does not integrate with calender's we attempted to integrate benefits applicant data base,Microsoft Outlook Calenders Financial System,File import/export,3,I would strongly suggest they integrate with calendar systems - i.e. Microsoft Outook,7,7,yes, no concerns,No really, just make sure you are getting the product that will work for your size organization,Yes,more Web based functionality went from PC based computer program to web based except the admin section still citrix based,hoping for integration with Microsoft Outlook Calendar Easier integration with Payroll,No,NoHow does Ascentis stack up to other HRIS?Ascentis is being used across the whole organization. Primarily by HR but all managers have MSS access and all employees have ESS access. It has been an excellent solution for managing benefits companywide. We are an international employer so time zone differences as well as geographical challenges drive the need for a global solution.,Recruiting/Onboarding - We typically hire candidates site unseen and send them overseas to work. Ascentis allows us to capture information on the candidates from the recruiting phase all the way through the onboarding phase of the hiring process. Extremely Customizable HRIS - The ability to customize and add tabs to the HR side of Ascentis provides endless opportunities to capture any and all data that needs to be tracked and/or reported on for employees. The Benefits enrollment, open enrollment and carrier connect features of the system have streamlined the Benefits Administration process in my organization to a point where it requires very little time and attention. Once the benefits are set up through Setup Manager and tied to the benefit provider through Carrier Connect, there is very little maintenance or attention required.,The organizational structure of Ascentis and segregated nature of the system and system support can be confusing. For example, if I need assistance with onboarding an employee it is not often clear who I should contact for assistance. The company seems to be divided by Ascentis HR, Ascentis Payroll, Ascentis TimeKeeping, and Ascentis Recruiting, It would be nice to have one point of contact for customer support for the entire Ascentis system rather than having multiple points of contact that are often changing. I attending the Ascentis User Conference in 2013 during which we were told that Ascentis HR would be transitioning to a new platform in early 2014. Since that conference, I have received no communication from Ascentis as to the status of the transition and we are still on the Remote Desktop platform. During the User Conference 2013 there was no one from Ascentis that was familiar with the Onboarding side of Ascentis. I got the impression that we were one of very few customers utilizing the onboarding feature and the Ascentis staff was not aware of the features and were unable to answer any questions. In fact, I felt like I was answering their questions rather than them answering mine. Would love to see the system be more flexible for international use. The system does not allow international contact information to be entered and does not allow for selection of any country locations other than US and Canada. We have had to work around these limitations. The Attendance tracking is somewhat limited in that it does not allow for a policy which awards PTO in lump sums at multiple intervals throughout the year. It allows a policy where a flat amount is awarded once a year or where the PTO is accrued on a regular basis only.,5,Improved employee communication and customer service. Empowered employees to keep their own data current and relevant Streamlined the recruiting, benefits administration and onboarding processes to significantly reduce the amount of time required by HR. Reduced the HR staff by 1.5 FTE as a direct result of implementation of Ascentis HR and Ascentis Recruiting. Significantly impacted the companies ability to maintain compliance with Affirmative Action requirements.,Ultipro,Abra,100,2,New Hire Benefits Enrollment and Open Enrollment Managing Employee changes to personal information Recruiting and Onboarding new hires Benefits Management through Carrier Connect electronic feed of all benefit changes,We track base passes and housing assignments for our expatriate employees We track Authority levels for all employees (e.g.: spending authority, authority to approve travel, credit card limits, contract authority levels, etc.) We track required annual training and required document distributions (e.g.: Summary Plan Descriptions, 401k eligibility notifications, etc.),Assuming the flexibility remains the same with the new platform that will be rolling out this year, the uses are unlimited.,8,No,Price Product Features Product Usability,I wouldn't change anything. I am very satisfied that I made the correct decision for this organization.,Implemented in-house,Yes,Change management was a big part of the implementation and was well-handled,The implementation was relatively seamless. The most significant issue was the seemingly lack of urgency on the part of the customer support team for implementation of Carrier Connect. Once the issue was escalated, the process moved forward more quickly and smoothly.,9,7,Yes,Yes, with routine issues and questions on how to perform certain tasks, etc. Ascentis Support is very responsive and good at walking the User through the process. The Customer Support staff are usually friendly and very willing to assist. When the issue becomes too technical and has to be referred to technicians, the issue is rarely resolved, or there is no follow-up to let the User know that the issue has been resolved.,Adding user defined tabs to Ascentis is extremely easy and provides extreme flexibility to the system. Reporting is simple and can be performed on any field in the system including the custom tab fields.,Benefit set up can is cumbersome and can be difficult depending on the complexity of the benefit. The premium fields in benefit setup do not always conform to the way the benefit providers actually bill which can make it difficult to establish accurate premium rates in Ascentis.,Yes,9Ascentis is Stupendous!We currently use the Ascentis HR, Payroll and Time modules. We only use them within our HR/Payroll department. We have the HR module linked with our benefits companies which streamlines the process tremendously. It narrows down the amount of data entry required for benefits processing such as enrollment, changes to benefits, terminations, address changes etc. It also stores wage and employment information. As well we can enter OSHA required information which makes the mandatory OSHA reporting as easy as a click of a button. This eliminates the need to sift throuh files and paperwork until we find the information we need. We simply look up the employee and almost everything we need is right there. The necessary inforation then feeds directly into our payroll module which helps prevent mistakes due to data entry. We also use the time system which feeds into payroll. This also helps us track vacation balances and allows us to automatically send out reports to supervisors eliminating a lot of inquiries.,Streamlining benefits administration - Ascentis creates a one-stop-shop. Simply enter your employee's information into Ascentis and they communicate with the benefits companies. No need to duplicate data entry. Reporting module - the reporting module in HR is fantastic. Very easy to use and create reports on the fly. The Payroll product is also very nice. We don't have a lot of issues like we had with previous providers. Customer Service is quick and knowledgable.,The Time module could improve greatly. That is the one area that frustrates me the most. The system lags horribly on busy days . They could also add some more customizable features such as the abiliy to manipulate shift differentials/shift rules a bit more to the customer's liking.,9,n/a - I wouldn't necessarily say it has had a very big impact on our bottom line. It has allowed the HR/Payroll department to save time however with data entry.,Ceridian,Paychex,Kronos,2,10,Vendor implemented Implemented in-house,10Ascentis - The most cost effective, robust, and fully customization software on the market.MultiLingual Solutions utilized Ascentis to streamline the process from recruiting, hiring, and paying an employee. It was also used for benefit administration. The system was being used by the organization as a whole. The business problem the software addressed was the time consuming manual process for all the various functions that the system was being used. It took away the need for spreadsheets and not only reduced man hours to manage these processes manual but also saved time by not having to complete double entries and reduced errors.,Benefit Administration - The system fully automated the benefit elections at on-boarding and open enrollment. The carrier connections made life so much easier as it eliminated the need to access multiple benefit carriers to do simple tasks. On-boarding - The system allowed the organization to utilize and change processes to meet the need of the organization by providing additional documents during the on-boarding process to only the employees who were required to complete them. HRIS - The HRIS system was so easy to use and allowed the organization to almost eliminate the need for hard copy employee files Reporting - the report writer system was fantastic. It allowed me to develop custom reports that were necessary in my day to day functions. It also allowed me the flexibility to run the reports quickly when requested by management.,Recruitment - when setting up the recruiting module some information was not clearly defined which required the organization to pay Ascentis to fix the issues within the module. If it was clearly articulated by Ascentis that they could complete the customization at the time of implementation it would not have cost the organization a fairly significant amount of money to fix the issue 2 years later.,10,Overall, the system allowed for me to provide quick on the spot answers to employee questions as well as ad hoc reporting to the management team. The system is so robust it addressed the need to for additional processing time when it came to benefits administration and payroll.,Xtensia,5,2,Payroll HRIS Recruiting,To reduce man hours and overall errors when completing full life-cycle employee processing from recruiting, on-boarding, conversion to an employee, benefits, and payroll.,Performance Management,No,Price Product Features Product Usability,I would not change the evaluation and selection process. We utilized a third party vendor who researched the systems on the market that would be best suited for the needs of the organization. Through their analysis of our needs, the top three systems were selected and from there the organization viewed demos which provided valuable insight into the functionality of the product.,Implemented in-house,Yes,Change management was a small part of the implementation and was well-handled,The recruiting module was not clearly defined on what could be implemented and customized. There was a feature that could have been added at the time of implementation to capture additional necessary data; however, it was not provided to the organization until well after implementation at a cost. There would not have been a cost to the company if the customization took place during the implementation. HRIS - the only issue was the short time table to collect and analyze data.,9,9,7,Yes,Jen Norton for Carrier Connect was able to assist me in the process of our Open Enrollment that did not go as smooth as wished. The issue was the carrier did not provide the rates or specs for the feed until the week before Open Enrollment was to begin. I contacted Jen and she was amazing. Jen immediately started working on our issue and said the process would normally take two weeks to fix, but would do their best to complete it sooner. Jen and her team were able to turn a two week process into a four day fix. I cannot speak more highly of a person at Ascentis than Jen Norton.,Benefit Administration - the flow of information to the carriers HRIS - I was easily able to pull data when needed Recruiting/On-boarding - the flow of information was easy and the system provided prompt notifications when a person moved from one status to another in the system.,Some report functions could be cumbersome when trying to determine what the actual data is needed. The fields were not always as user friendly as I would like.,Yes, but I don't use it,10,10
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March 29, 2018

OK Computer...You Didn’t Learn That In School

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Overall, it is fairly usable for the average user as long as he/she is at a computer, laptop or a larger tablet and has the ability to view the employee self-service webpage on an internet browser. Because it does not have an app or other mobile interfaces right now, it makes it difficult for it to be useful for most of our employee population who utilize their phones to access the internet. As for the HR professional who would be also working on this interface, it is somewhat easy as about two-thirds of the screens are fairly user-friendly and easy to navigate. Nevertheless, it still leaves about one-third of them that are not as user-friendly and would require more technical knowledge to figure out how to best use them.
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March 21, 2018

Ascentis Self-Service has saved me hours of work!

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8
As a user of the software for less than a year, we still have much to learn. There are many areas of the software that we are just not completely comfortable with yet. Still much to learn. Several of our employees will be attending the Ascentis training in May, and we are really looking forward to learning more.
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April 16, 2018

Ascentis is a Gift to HR Professionals Everywhere!

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The system is intuitive and user friendly. My only concern is when it is time to create benefit plans for end of year open enrollment, I will need a refresher on all the great things I learned. The beauty of this is that they maintain a video library so you can walk through the steps as a refresher and then contact customer support with any specific questions. They truly give you the tools to make it easy.
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July 14, 2016

How does Ascentis stack up to other HRIS?

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Overall an excellent system, very user friendly and flexible. I am looking forward to the enhancements that will be provided with the new platform and hoping that the new platform provides the same level of flexibility and adaptability that the current system does.
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April 08, 2015

Ascentis - The most cost effective, robust, and fully customization software on the market.

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The overall ease of access and flow of information made my life so much better that when I lost most of my support staff due to retraction in the industry and hiring, I was able to continue to support the 300 employees on my own. Also, when I provided training to the benefit broker, he was very impressed and able to understand the functions quickly.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Employee demographic data (96)
8.0
Employment history (100)
7.8
Job profiles and administration (89)
7.2
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc. (91)
6.9
Organizational charting (62)
5.9
Organization and location management (79)
7.2
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.) (76)
6.9
Pay calculation (79)
8.1
Support for external payroll vendors (43)
7.4
Benefit plan administration (74)
7.0
Direct deposit files (71)
8.5
Salary revision and increment management (66)
7.4
Reimbursement management (33)
6.4
Approval workflow (64)
7.5
Balance details (65)
7.5
Annual carry-forward and encashment (59)
7.6
View and generate pay and benefit information (97)
8.0
Update personal information (107)
8.3
View company policy documentation (81)
7.4
Employee recognition (44)
6.9
View job history (74)
7.2
Tracking of all physical assets (22)
6.3
Report builder (102)
6.6
Pre-built reports (100)
6.5
Ability to combine HR data with external data (52)
5.6
New hire portal (68)
7.2
Manager tracking tools (51)
6.6
Corporate goal setting (33)
6.3
Individual goal setting (37)
6.4
Line-of sight-visibility (29)
6.0
Performance tracking (38)
6.2
Performance plans (40)
6.1
Performance improvement plans (34)
6.1
Review status tracking (41)
6.2
Review reminders (40)
6.1
Multiple review frequency (37)
5.2
Create succession plans/pools (15)
5.1
Candidate ranking (15)
5.4
Candidate search (18)
6.1
Candidate development (17)
5.1
Job Requisition Management (55)
7.2
Company Website Posting (51)
7.4
Publish to Social Media (41)
6.8
Job Search Site Posting (44)
6.7
Duplicate Candidate Prevention (38)
6.1
Applicant Tracking (53)
7.3
Notifications and Alerts (45)
6.5

About Ascentis

Ascentis offers human capital management, HRIS, online payroll, talent management, recruiting and timekeeping solutions that aim to be easy-to-use, with the goal of supporting greater business efficiency and accuracy. The vendor says one point of data entry means employee information is accurate, up-to-date and reportable. Electronic submission of information to insurance carriers eliminates errors and supports a paperless open enrollment process, according to the vendor.

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