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

Paylocity Review

9 out of 10
February 06, 2023
Paylocity has streamlined our payroll processing. It has reduced costs, and reduced the amount of man hours that are spent on processing 8 …
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How Paylocity Differs From Its Competitors

Paylocity Automated Processes

The time we spend doing payroll and reviewing timecards is minimal now, it went from being 2/3 hours to 30 mins or an hour top when bonuses, commissions and allowances are being paid. Tracking and maintaining employees' files has saved us money, being able to send everything to employees through …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

As I stated earlier, using Paylocity the way we do saves me as the HR Manager time with onboarding new hires and entering payroll. Overall everything is smooth and usually easy to follow and understand. I receive positive feedback from both new and existing employees that the interface is easy to …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Somewhat, but better communication from Paylocity would be helpful. For instance, right now we used Concur to manage expenses. I think (but am not sure) that Paylocity has a similar feature. When don't hear from our account rep often enough to hear about products or more efficiency in the products …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Paylocity benefits has saved HR a great deal of time with automatic file feeds to our insurance carriers. Paylocity has saved HR a lot of time with creating documentation for our affirmative action plan. Paylocity has saved HR a lot of time on posting jobs manually to job boards.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Payroll- the pay batches are really straightforward and make the payroll process a lot easier for me. I don't have to generate new reporting when I make a change because I can preview the checks easily. Payroll is very user friendly. Talent Acquisition process- can be a lot more structured and …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

The communication we can have with employees has been amazing since our employees are at different locations. We can ensure we're sending out important information to our employees and have seen an increase in our yearly party (about DOUBLE what we normally have) because we are able to send out …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

I do not personally use the HR processes in Paylocity, however, when we do hire student workers, I know it is a very automated process that HR sends to our new students, which I'm sure saves everyone a lot of time instead of just having to fill out paperwork for each new hire.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

The peer recognition options are fun to look through (and even more fun to receive one) and bring a positivity to the Paylocity portal. Community is a cool social feature that is incorporated, that makes using Paylocity a little more light hearted than many would expect to get a Payroll/Hr software.
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Paylocity's automation has made our business better so there is less time spent for Payroll & HR personnel from reviewing employee files looking for previous tax info (W2 updates) so employees can see it themselves in the self service portal. They can track their own PTO vs. Payroll personnel …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

We don't use those tools yet, but it is something we will look into. The only tool above that we use is Impressions, and that is something that is used a lot and encouraged a lot within our company. It is an excellent way to recognize your peers and also notify their direct manager of the praise …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

We really haven't taken advantage of the other features available to us with Paylocity. This being the first year, we are in the process of getting our Department Heads involved in the online capabilities and getting them away from paper, so it is a learning curve. Some of the potential employees …
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Simplified HR responsibilities - increase efficiency<br><ul><li>all payroll steps are in one place</li><li>easy to manage and track compliance and training data</li></ul>Real time communications<br>Real time peer-to-peer recognition<br>Mobile app is convenient and easy to use
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

The Community site helped in tremendously during the pandemic. We were able to create a group specifically for communications on protocols, resources, guidelines, etc. We have used Community extensively to focus on employee wellbeing by posting articles, videos, challenges, etc. each week.<br><br>W…
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Paylocity Automated Processes

Tracking of open jobs, including candidates, has improved. The real time org chart preparation is very helpful. Being about to house related documents in the employee's profile is also very helpful.
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

We are able to broadcast policy updates and changes to employees in real time, requesting that they review and sign off. This used to be done manually through email and pen and paper, so this change has been very helpful!
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Paylocity Automated Processes

I can answer a c suite question typically in a minute with data insights and not having to run reports I love the ability to create my own screen as well . And impressions and community has really helped our hybrid workplace engagement over the last 2 years as we are no longer seeing each other as …
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Paylocity Employee Engagement

Community allows people to build groups, I wish more people used it. I like that announcements go to email so they can see it in their inbox. I like the birthdays and anniversaries in community allows people to comment and I like we can use it for polls which has becocme a part of our culture on …
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Popular Features

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  • Update personal information (321)
    8.7
    87%
  • Direct deposit files (305)
    8.6
    86%
  • Pay calculation (309)
    8.4
    84%
  • View and generate pay and benefit information (317)
    8.2
    82%

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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

Human Resource Management

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

7.3Avg 8.0

Payroll Management

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

8Avg 8.1

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.

7.3Avg 8.2

Employee Self Service

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

8.1Avg 8.2

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.

7.3Avg 7.9

HR Reporting

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

6.6Avg 7.7

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.

7.7Avg 8.0

Performance and Goals

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

7.1Avg 8.2

Performance Management

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

6.6Avg 8.0

Succession Planning

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

5.9Avg 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.

7.5Avg 7.7
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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 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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