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Overview

What is Paycor?

Paycor provides core HR functions scaled towards small and mid-sized businesses. Paycor offers an integrated benefits platform for interfacing directly with insurance carriers and an adaptable time management platform.

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Recent Reviews

My payroll software

7 out of 10
February 23, 2024
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We currently utilize this payroll platform for 50 or more employees. While the product is robust enough, their customer service does not …
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Great HR System!

9 out of 10
February 19, 2024
Incentivized
Paycor is used as our HR hub for our employees and data records for our subcontractors. The program has been pretty easy to use with just …
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Direct deposit files (288)
    8.6
    86%
  • Pay calculation (291)
    8.5
    85%
  • Update personal information (268)
    8.3
    83%
  • View and generate pay and benefit information (264)
    8.2
    82%

Reviewer Pros & Cons

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Video Reviews

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Pricing

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What is Paycor?

Paycor provides core HR functions scaled towards small and mid-sized businesses. Paycor offers an integrated benefits platform for interfacing directly with insurance carriers and an adaptable time management platform.

Entry-level set up fee?

  • Setup fee optional
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://www.paycor.com/plans-pricing

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services

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Paylocity provides 24/7 access to your online payroll and human resource data management. Paylocity offers highly customizable payroll functionality, as well as HR, benefits administration, and time and talent management programs.

What is Namely?

Namely offers a cloud-based HR platform for integrated core and specialized HR services, including time and employee performance management and onboarding processes.

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Product Demos

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Features

Human Resource Management

Organizing, tracking and providing instant access to critical employee data, job profiles, transfers, promotions, and benefits information.

7.9
Avg 7.8

Payroll Management

Provides for pay calculation and benefit plan administration, in addition to managing direct deposit, salary revisions and payroll tracking.

8.2
Avg 8.0

Leave and Attendance Management

Streamlines communication between HR and employees and facilitates efficient management of employee leave including requisitions, approvals, balance calculation, and annual carry-forward.

7.8
Avg 8.0

Employee Self Service

Employee portal allowing employees to view and update their personal information.

8.2
Avg 8.1

Asset Management

Maintaining a record of assets such as laptops, pagers, cell phones, etc. issued to employees. Record typically includes asset type, number, serial number and date of issuance.

8.2
Avg 7.8

HR Reporting

Pre-built and custom reports, and integration with external data.

6.8
Avg 7.6

Onboarding

Employee onboarding is the process of orienting new hires to the social and performance aspects of their jobs so that they are able to function in their new roles as quickly as possible.

7.9
Avg 7.9

Performance and Goals

Goal alignment is the practice of ensuring that all employees have clearly defined goals in support of the overall corporate strategy.

8
Avg 8.1

Performance Management

Performance management is the process of ensuring employees meet pre-determined objectives and goals through regular check-ins and appraisals.

7.3
Avg 7.9

Succession Planning

Succession planning is the identification and development of internal employees with the potential to fill key business leadership positions in the company.

8.5
Avg 7.9

Recruiting / ATS

Recruiting or Applicant Tracking Software is software used to manage the recruitment process electronically by handling job postings, applicant status, resume management, etc.

8.4
Avg 7.8
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Product Details

What is Paycor?

Paycor's Human Capital Management (HCM) platform aims to modernize every aspect of people management, from recruitment, onboarding and development, to payment and retention. Operating for 30 years, Paycor HR technology helps users to save time, analytics that provide actionable insights and dedicated support from HR experts. The vendor boasts more than 29,000 medium & small businesses using Paycor to help them solve problems and achieve their goals.

Paycor states they build HR software for leaders who want to:

Focus on Strategic Goals

A core HR solution for all employee data, so users never have to switch platforms, log-in to multiple systems, re-key information or open multiple spreadsheets.

Understand Their Business at a Deeper Level

Paycor Analytics brings enterprise-level insights to medium and small business.

See Around Corners

Paycor delivers expert advice at every stage of the process, from the consultative sales approach that seeks to understand the user's business before recommending solutions to ongoing guidance from a dedicated customer success team.

Paycor Features

Human Resource Management Features

  • Supported: Employee demographic data
  • Supported: Employment history
  • Supported: Job profiles and administration
  • Supported: Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
  • Supported: Benefits information
  • Supported: Organizational charting
  • Supported: Organization and location management
  • Supported: Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

Payroll Management Features

  • Supported: Pay calculation
  • Supported: Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
  • Supported: Payroll history for each employee
  • Supported: Benefit plan administration
  • Supported: Direct deposit files
  • Supported: Payroll tracking and auditing
  • Supported: Salary revision and increment management
  • Supported: Reimbursement management

Leave and Attendance Management Features

  • Supported: Approval workflow
  • Supported: Email notifications
  • Supported: Balance details
  • Supported: Travel absence management
  • Supported: Annual carry-forward and encashment

Employee Self Service Features

  • Supported: Employee login
  • Supported: View and generate pay and benefit information
  • Supported: Update personal information
  • Supported: Request time off
  • Supported: View job history
  • Supported: View company policy documentation
  • Supported: View company news and information
  • Supported: Employee recognition

Asset Management Features

  • Supported: Tracking of all physical assets
  • Supported: Asset issue and transfer management
  • Supported: Asset return

HR Reporting Features

  • Supported: Report builder
  • Supported: Pre-built reports
  • Supported: Ability to combine HR data with external data

Integration with other HR capabilities Features

  • Supported: Additional HR capabilities (talent management, LMS, etc.) supplied by same vendor

Performance Management Features

  • Supported: Performance plans
  • Supported: Performance improvement plans
  • Supported: Review status tracking
  • Supported: Review reminders
  • Supported: Multiple review frequency

Succession Planning Features

  • Supported: Candidate ranking
  • Supported: Candidate search

Onboarding Features

  • Supported: New hire portal
  • Supported: Manager tracking tools

Performance and Goals Features

  • Supported: Corporate goal setting
  • Supported: Individual goal setting
  • Supported: Line-of sight-visibility
  • Supported: Performance tracking

Recruiting / ATS Features

  • Supported: Job Requisition Management
  • Supported: Company Website Posting
  • Supported: Publish to Social Media
  • Supported: Job Search Site Posting
  • Supported: Duplicate Candidate Prevention
  • Supported: Applicant Tracking
  • Supported: Notifications and Alerts

Paycor Screenshots

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Paycor Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported CountriesUnited States
Supported LanguagesEnglish

Frequently Asked Questions

Paycor provides core HR functions scaled towards small and mid-sized businesses. Paycor offers an integrated benefits platform for interfacing directly with insurance carriers and an adaptable time management platform.

ADP Workforce Now, Paycom, and Paylocity are common alternatives for Paycor.

Reviewers rate Direct deposit files highest, with a score of 8.6.

The most common users of Paycor are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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Reviews

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February 23, 2024

My payroll software

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
It is saving some time for the department. However, there might be parts of it that can be made better. The response time would be a good point to start with.
February 20, 2024

Left a lot to be desired

Score 1 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved time, but I'm not sure how much.
It's hard to quantify the amount of time saved for our team as we are pretty small. In the day-to-day functionality of Payroll and onboarding, we are saving time in that employees can onboard themselves and do all of the paperwork on Paycor instead of on paper with our office. However, the time saved is completely negated by the amount of time we are waiting for resolutions to issues when we need assistance or something isn't working as intended.
February 19, 2024

Great HR System!

Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved time, but I'm not sure how much.
We are no longer needing a third-party company to do payroll which was costing us each time we processed. With the ease of Paycor payroll system, we are able to bring it back to doing in house and it gets done in less than 30 minutes. We are also saving time by not having to wait to review payroll journals from the third party before payroll can process.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved time, but I'm not sure how much.
I have not really ever taken stock of the time it takes me to do all of these tasks but I know I get through all of the steps much quicker now!
February 19, 2024

Paycor Review.

Matthew Mithoefer | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
It would take significant effort to do this all by hand / with no templates or guidance. We do not have a dedicated HR employee or department. When W2 season comes around, a click of a button takes care of hours of totaling pay, taxes, deductions, etc. We don't have to question whether or not our data is accurate throughout the year.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
Our Director of Human Resources has directly stated that Paycor streamlines her job and makes processes easier and more straightforward. Through the platform, we are able to view historical data to propel our team members forward with their objectives and ensure that those objectives are aligned with the company's goals.
December 22, 2023

Paycor Has It All!

Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved time, but I'm not sure how much.
Paycor is any easy system to integrate with. We have saved time by integrating with our benefits administration system as well as our 401K program. It has definitely saved us time being that we do not have to manually enroll or make changes in multiple systems now.
December 20, 2023

Paycor Higher Ed Review

Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 25-50 hours per month.
Our payroll specialist has been able to do more that just enter time and generate paychecks. She does analysis, process improvement and helps out in nowhere areas of our business office.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
I was able to realize the time savings by the amount of time I was logging into Paycor to respond to task-based issues. By adding in some natural workflow improvements and encouraging employees to make their own changes, I found myself with more time to dig into project work. My inbox has felt some relief and I am able to address things on a bigger organizational level when I log in to Paycor.
December 14, 2023

After launch, it's great!

Elizabeth Stevenson, MBA, SHRM-CP | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved time, but I'm not sure how much.
We are just now launching so I can't speak to this for my current employer. I do know for a prior employer, without Paycor or something similar, HR would not have been able to function. We were growing out of control with 50 terms and 100 new hires per week at times. At MOST times.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 25-50 hours per month.
I am a department of one. Our payroll coordinator retired in March before implementation. Our plan was to move this all to me and move some of the payroll functionality to Paycor. So payroll requires a little more of my time now but some of my HR functions have become electronic and easier to do which has freed up some time. Our biggest change is the online applicant tracking. My managers now have access to the resumes when they apply so I don't have to source them all and send certain ones to them. They can start contacting them immediately by email or text (or phone call). This has taken me out of that middle-man position and freed up my time. They can make decisions on candidates quicker. We now have a database of applicants with notes and history.
Score 4 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
I would stake this on the lower end, and unfortunately in may ways where we have saved time by using the platform, we've re-consumed that time on service calls with Paycor when unexpected issues arrive, and the push to get them resolved timely. The ability is there! The platform has many reaching capabilities, but the lacking service makes it very hard to truly realize any time-saving gains.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
We went from manual time card review and entry to an automated kiosk time entry management system. It is much more efficient and easier for managers to use.
November 30, 2023

AEPay

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved time, but I'm not sure how much.
the different workflows that we have in place have eliminated alot of time from managers as well as upper level approvers to eliminate the emails back and forth on any changes. onboarding and the information that can be added upon new hire has also helped alot in other systems as well as we have some information that flows to additional pieces.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our HR and/or payroll team has saved 1-25 hours per month.
Our previous Payroll processor required a great deal of manual input. While Paycor does require some manual input, it has greatly reduced the amount. We were manually entering hours as well as other information such as deductions. Since Paycor is connected to the time sheets, all time information is automated. Most Payroll information with Paycor is automated and easily processed. Pay history is more readily available for quicker and simpler pay increase evaluation.
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