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Dayforce HCM

Cloud HCM platform to manage the entire employee lifecycle

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Dayforce HCM Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Dayforce HCM product overview

What is Dayforce HCM?

Dayforce is a global HCM software platform that transforms the employee experience. It unifies data from across the entire employee lifecycle to enable better decision-making at every level.

Key benefits of using Dayforce HCM

Continuous pay calculation: Traditionally, payroll admins have been unable to access their data until after the pay period had ended, and consistently ran out of time for audits. Dayforce has a single, flexible rules engine for time and pay. This means that pay is calculated continuously throughout the pay period, giving administrators the time they need to produce high-quality pay.

One application: With data stored in a single, central location, get data-driven insights across all HR functions so you can make better decisions for the entire employee lifecycle. Dayforce HCM software eliminates the need for complicated integrations to simplify workflows, increase accuracy, and enhance compliance.

Actionable insights: Get the right data to the right people at the right time. Dayforce provides critical data-driven insights to help you make fast, informed decisions. Sophisticated predictive technologies help align business strategy with daily operations.

Anytime, anywhere access: Access Dayforce's HCM software using the device of your choice on web or mobile. Dayforce is easy to learn and easy to operate. It gives employees control of their data with anytime access, and helps organizations make sure their employee information is accurate and up to date.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
Chat
24/7 (Live rep)
FAQs/Forum

Training options

In Person
Documentation
Live Online
Webinars
Videos

Dayforce HCM features

Functionality

4.2

/5

671

Total features

76

17 categories

Most valued features by users

Reporting/Analytics
Self Service Portal
Activity Dashboard
API
Alerts/Notifications
Employee Database
Customizable Reports
Data Import/Export

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Dayforce HCM users reviews

Overall Rating

4.3

/5

671

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.1/10
Rating distribution

5

4

3

2

1

306

272

76

10

7

Pros
The ease of and accessibility of reporting and the self-service features for employees, including the always-expanding app, is wonderful.

JB

Jessie B.

It is user friendly and real time tracking which is awesome!!! Super easy to learn and teach.

TC

Trish C.

I really like how robust the system is -there is so much that you can do to help drive efficiency and accuracy. I also like that is relatively intuitive to use for employee side.

KP

Kylie P.

Cons
Mgr was always complaining that she didn't find our notes. It was frustrating and caused ill feelings.

ja

jane a.

Too difficult to use and understand its set-up and costly, poor customer support to solve problems.

hp

humberto p.

Implementation struggles and lack of cohesion between product team and implementation team.

DM

Dave M.

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Overall Rating

Dayforce used to be better

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Shreshthi M.

HRIS Manager

Mental Health Care, 1,001-5,000 employees

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Overall Rating

Dayforce - HR and Payroll software

Reviewed 2 years ago

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  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Our experience with Day force has been great from Implementation on. We never felt alone.

Reviewed 5 years ago

Before Dayfore, we were using three different systems. One for payroll, one for time and attendance, and another for HR. We had to import data from one system to another so there was the potential of data dropping off. We were able to combine three systems into one with Dayforce. Since Ceridian uses one solution, once an employee is hired they are visible in all parts of the system immediately....

Pros

I love that it is one solution. No more imports, no more worries about data dropping off. The test portal allows us to set up new deductions and earnings, and test them before putting them into production. The future dating feature works really well. It allows us to enter increase early and test them in a future payroll to see how the employees pay check will look, and gives us more time to audit our changes thus relieving some of the stress that comes with year end. The education portal is a big plus. It allows us to learn at our own pace, and to schedule that classes that are helpful for each administrative role.

Cons

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Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Dayforce User

Reviewed 3 years ago

Dayforce allows our organization to house all of our employee records and performance reviews. Previously we had ADP and we had issues with retaining employee records with accurate information.

Pros

Very easy to maneuver through screens once you get the hang of what you want to see.

Cons

Terminated employees were not included in the search feature but this has recently changed and a box has been added to show those employees.

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  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Issues with employee onboarding

Reviewed a month ago

Overall experience with Ceridian dayforce has been average. I have had many employees comment to me that going through the onboarding process on the site is quite a headache.

Pros

Dayforce HCM was the first payroll software that I worked with and still work with daily. It is easy to get acclimated to the software, and it is quite straightforward in terms of onboarding employees. It is easy to have integrations with Dayforce into our other time-tracking software's, and we have had no issues with customer support.

Cons

We used Dayforce for employee onboarding. Unfortunately, it seems as if this feature is not very functional on a cellphone or a mobile device. Many of our employees did not own laptops, so there were frequent difficulties in trying to get them to complete the onboarding, as they could not open the software. Dates in dayforce are also very stringent .If there is any errors with any dates, it is a headache to attempt to fix and frequently will take a team of us to try and see what is going on. It can feel like a picky/finicky software to use. The main issue for our company, is really the onboarding piece as it should work and be accessible for everyone to use, despite the device.

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Dayforce - Implementation Beware

Reviewed 3 years ago

Bumpy at best. Some days I actually say I miss ADP.

Pros

I like the 'one' database aspect the best.

Cons

Implementation was very lacking. Nearly a disaster. I am over 2 years in and still have not been able to get everything we originally intended to do up and running.

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Ceridian

Reviewed 3 months ago

My overall experience is great. I so rarely have an issue I cannot solve on my own. The software is easy to use and the customer support is friendly and super helpful. Not 1 complaint on my end.

Pros

EVERYTHING!!!!! I love how simple it is to use, straight-forward, I so rarely have to call for issues and when I do need customer support they have all the answers quickly and efficiently.

Cons

Nothing I absolutely love this software for Payroll.

Dayforce HCM FAQs and common questions

Q. Who are the typical users of Dayforce HCM?

Dayforce HCM has the following typical customers:
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business


Q. What languages does Dayforce HCM support?

Dayforce HCM supports the following languages:
German, Italian, French, Japanese, English, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, Thai, Korean, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese, Czech, Dutch


Q. Does Dayforce HCM support mobile devices?

Dayforce HCM supports the following devices:
Android, iPad, iPhone


Q. Does Dayforce HCM offer an API?

Yes, Dayforce HCM has an API available for use.


Q. What other apps does Dayforce HCM integrate with?

Dayforce HCM integrates with the following applications:
DocuSign


Q. What level of support does Dayforce HCM offer?

Dayforce HCM offers the following support options:
Phone Support, Email/Help Desk, Chat, 24/7 (Live rep), FAQs/Forum

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