Out with the old and in with the new! (From Ceridian HPW to Ceridian Dayforce)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 29, 2018

Out with the old and in with the new! (From Ceridian HPW to Ceridian Dayforce)

Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Ceridian Dayforce

Dayforce is being used across our whole organization for our HR/Payroll needs. We just had our first commit a few weeks ago. It solves the use of multiple systems, duplicate data entry, and employee experience.
  • Dayforce is a one-stop shop. We used Ceridian's previous system and had 5 different log-ins for administrators. This solves duplicate and data accuracy.
  • It is very intuitive as well. Employees are able to jump right in with hardly any training on the product.
  • The payroll process is very streamlined - no more batch processing!
  • The WFM section for salaried employees is lacking. We understand that we are using Dayforce not as a punch tool but for project tracking for government grants and the functionality there is lacking.
  • While the payroll process is streamlined, I do feel like there are a lot of clicks to commit a payroll. I have to commit timesheets, wait a few minutes for each of those processes to save and then do it again in Payroll. Seems redundant and takes a while.
  • There is still a lot of code for clients to know if we need to update Dayforce for our needs. This makes it difficult to configure or customize certain processes without help from support.
  • It's hard to say the impact on our business thus far. We have only used Dayforce for 2 payrolls. But the outlook looks promising! As soon as we get our feet wet after implementation is 100% complete we should be able to start seeing the benefits.
Dayforce does an excellent job of state tax withholding. If an employee updates a new address for a state, it auto alerts that the taxes updated as well. The only downside is if an employee moves to a state where the agency accounts are not set up, we still need to be alerted of those so we can register.
I believe in some areas of our business it has impacted our ability to make decisions about scheduling and compensation. Managers can see all of their employees' information and compare their ranges,etc.
Oh my - I LOVE having the single application for payroll. No more batch processing, no more mainframes, no duplicate deductions from benefits or incorrect loading of timesheet information. It's great for accuracy and timeliness and my sanity!
From all the sessions, training and implementation, I think Dayforce is extremely well suited for the retail industry. Or for those that use a lot of scheduling and timesheets. It's great to get more technology advanced users up and running right away instead of being taught an older system in the workplace.

Dayforce is less suitable for those who need to customize a lot of processes, forms, and data fields. The configuration for those types of requests are not always present.

Ceridian Dayforce HCM Feature Ratings

Employee demographic data
9
Employment history
9
Job profiles and administration
9
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
5
Organizational charting
5
Organization and location management
5
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
7
Pay calculation
9
Support for external payroll vendors
Not Rated
Benefit plan administration
7
Direct deposit files
7
Salary revision and increment management
7
Reimbursement management
5
Approval workflow
7
Balance details
3
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Not Rated
View and generate pay and benefit information
10
Update personal information
10
View job history
10
View company policy documentation
10
Employee recognition
10
Tracking of all physical assets
Not Rated
Report builder
7
Pre-built reports
7
Ability to combine HR data with external data
7
Performance plans
Not Rated
Performance improvement plans
Not Rated
Review status tracking
Not Rated
Review reminders
Not Rated
Multiple review frequency
Not Rated
Create succession plans/pools
Not Rated
Candidate ranking
Not Rated
Candidate search
Not Rated
Candidate development
Not Rated
New hire portal
9
Manager tracking tools
9
Corporate goal setting
Not Rated
Individual goal setting
Not Rated
Line-of sight-visibility
Not Rated
Performance tracking
Not Rated
Job Requisition Management
8
Company Website Posting
8
Publish to Social Media
8
Job Search Site Posting
8
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
8
Applicant Tracking
8
Notifications and Alerts
9