Paylocity

Paylocity

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Paylocity

Overview

What is Paylocity?

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.
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Recent Reviews

Good Domestic HR/Payroll System

8 out of 10
December 05, 2022
We implemented Paylocity to manage our US payroll, benefits admin, payroll tax services, timekeeping, expense management, and flexible …
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Powerful HRIS tool!

10 out of 10
December 05, 2022
We use Paylocity to manage performance, recruitment, retention and turnover information, benefits admin, and learning platform. Paylocity …
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Paylocity Review

7 out of 10
December 05, 2022
We use this system as an HRIS and for payroll. We use it for performance reviews, employee records and benefits as well as many other …
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How Paylocity Differs From Its Competitors

Paylocity Automated Processes

Time tracking works great and saves time from having to do any manual calculations. If FMLA time tracking could be as easy as regular time tracking that would be awesome. We currently use a different application for talent acquisition and applicant tracking, so not familiar with this application …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Unfortunately, we haven't seen the return on investment with Paylocity from an HR perspective due to the lack of utilization to manage our global workforce. The tool itself has helped our payroll team manage their activities but has added incremental work to HR due to the need to manage multiple …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

We love having everything in one platform that allows us to monitor data in many different ways during the employee life cycle. Reminders for tasks such as PR's and automatic surveys really help increase our efficiency.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

The impressions are a great way for peer-to-peer recognition and are easy to implement. The ease of scheduling surveys and reviewing data makes that an impactful tool as we develop plans for retention and goal setting
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Not much, we wanted to integrate with a recognition platform and got little to no information or sources that were sufficient to do so within the portal. Need more recognition options with gift cards, etc.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

We are a growing business that over time has had to replace manual processes with automated systems and again over time replace those with enhanced systems in order to get the professional outcome we need. Paylocity represents an important part of that growth. It provides us with a platform that …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Employee engagement tools such as Community & Peer Recognition (Impressions) have had very minimal use. We have not found these tools to be all they were cracked up to be.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Automation of common tasks in Paylocity is fine. It is comparable to other systems. The set up does save both the HR team and department heads time with repetitive items.There isn't anything cutting-edge or ground-breaking about the system. It always feels clunky because it is integrating with a …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Community, Peer Recognition (Impressions), and surveys are all useful tools. They improve communications with employees and with select groups or departments. Surveys are fine for short pulse survey results. It is not practical for longer true "engagement" surveys as the client has to build, test, …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Paylocity allowed us to automate the heck out of everything. If we find something that hasn't been automated, we find a way to automate it. Paylocity allows us to figure out how to automate, connect, and engage systems, processes, and people. They are also very responsive to our needs to help us …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Amazing. We integrate all these tools. Surveys allow us to engage with employees through messaging, brief surveys, and other interactions. Videos are used to share information with candidates about the job and company. Community allows employees to connect and share with each other, thereby …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

The automated monthly review reminders have been very helpful with tracking and making sure managers can conduct reviews on time. This doesn't seem to be a common feature with other aspects of Paylocity. Payroll has been useful with automating time cards when it comes to time off requests, but the …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

The employee engagement platforms such as Community has a good foundation, but it is hard to encourage employees to participate without it being viewed as just another social media platform. We have been able to do surveys through Paylocity but it can be hard to access current surveys and view …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Can't think of anything that ties back to automating our processes other than being able to customize the onboarding piece and load up our own policies, etc. for sign off.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

We use surveys to collect feedback. This has been very useful to gather information in a private manner from employees and roll it out to senior leadership.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

This allowed me to focus on more critical tasks such as employee development, talent acquisition, and talent retention. In addition, with so many core processes automated, more time to be strategic with managers and owners. Having the ability to help drive business strategy and providing the data …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Paylocity's automation has allowed our company to run more efficiently. We are able to recruit and onboard faster. Paylocity offers great reports that are customizable, which aid in our decision making process.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Paylocity's employee engagement tools have helped our business communicate faster to our employees. We are able to get messages out to the entire company and engage with employees. We have conducted surveys and pinned important information.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Paylocity automation is barely existent as we use it. We have low confidence that the system will do what it is supposed to do. Payroll continues to require manual adjustments because we cannot trust the system to process payroll correctly especially when it comes to proration or ad hoc adjustments.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Community and Impressions are useless and we have actually implemented a solution outside of Paylocity to give recognition. Community portal is not intuitive and not user friendly.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

We choose not to use all of the services currently offered. We're very dissatisfied with the customer support as it is. If we could, we would have already changed providers.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Not really sure what processes mentioned are really automated besides the EDI files for benefits which we continually have had problems with. All other aspects used must be manually entered or approved to work.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

We personally do not use this feature because just getting employees to use the application is hard enough because there isn't a lot of feature they have capabilities to do with it.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

We have encountered some issues with schedules and still needing to do manual overrides, however, that is likely due to us being unfamiliar with the site. Other automated tools like org charts, reporting, OSHA logs, etc. have helped tremendously with saving time andmresources. Recruiting is also …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Community (and groups) are fantastic for engaging employees and sharing important information. This is especially true for us sharing information across multiple FEIN groups. Surveys have also been useful for getting a pulse on employee engagement and satisfaction. It is nice that the survey …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Paylocity has freed up hours of our time that used to be spent onboarding new Team Members. We can now have each new hire complete most of the process before meeting with us. It has also made each part of onboarding more accurate.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

No longer having to manually add work hours from physical punch cards allowed us to eliminate a position and save money in the long run. It is easier to have supervisors be able to enter attendance notes directly onto the electronic time card instead of sending HR an email for each one. HR no …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

When I joined each organization that uses Paylocity it was already implemented, but I can't even imagine how each organization would manage without the current features of the platform. I look forward to seeing how more automation will affect what we're able to accomplish, freeing my colleagues …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Honestly, I don't believe we're actually using many of these features. I'm fairly new to my current organization and I haven't been made aware of any of these being utilized.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

We are a small company and Paylocity has saved us so much time. Everything is easy to use and it has everything we need or are looking for in the future. It has very few glitches and can be trusted. We have had many different payroll vendors and Paylocity is top-notch! We couldn't imagine using …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

It has so many engagement tools. You can use as little or as much as you want. It is amazing how many different products are built into this one application. Truly amazing!
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Paylocity Automated Processes

I don't feel I can adequately and fairly answer this questions. We've been with Paylocity for five months, with a few months of implementation work preceding it. We are very much still in the learning phase of the software. We have seen that being able to provide holiday hours automatically is …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Employees haven't used these features much yet. They were used to receiving paper pay stubs every other week, and moving to getting that information from the app has been a big change. Some employees have told me how easy it has been for them to update their information via the app, but we've also …
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Popular Features

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  • Update personal information (286)
    8.7
    87%
  • Direct deposit files (271)
    8.4
    84%
  • Pay calculation (275)
    8.2
    82%
  • View and generate pay and benefit information (283)
    8.1
    81%

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Pricing

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Paylocity

$2.00

Cloud
Per Employee Per Month

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

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

Paylocity - Care at the Core
01:27
Drive Communication, Collaboration, and Connection with HR & Payroll
00:31
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Features Scorecard

Human Resource Management

7.2
72%

Payroll Management

7.7
77%

Leave and Attendance Management

7.1
71%

Employee Self Service

8.1
81%

Asset Management

7.0
70%

HR Reporting

6.4
64%

Onboarding

7.6
76%

Performance and Goals

7.1
71%

Performance Management

6.7
67%

Succession Planning

5.9
59%

Recruiting / ATS

7.2
72%
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Product Details

What is Paylocity?

Paylocity is an all-in-one software platform designed to give HR pros a way to manage daily tasks in payroll, benefits, talent, and workforce management. The vendor states their technology is backed by a culture that cares about client success, and that they take the time to get to know customers and understand their needs. Paylocity works with users to identify the solutions that will benefit a business today, while paving the way to a better tomorrow.

Paylocity Videos

Paylocity - Care at the Core
Drive Communication, Collaboration, and Connection with HR & Payroll

Paylocity Competitors

Paylocity Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Paycom, Paycor, and Paychex Flex are common alternatives for Paylocity.

Reviewers rate Update personal information highest, with a score of 8.7.

The most common users of Paylocity are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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