PayFocus Features

PayFocus

Online payroll and HR solutions for growing businesses.

4.5/5 (28 reviews)

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360 Degree Feedback
401(k) Tracking
API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Activity/News Feed
Alerts/Notifications
Applicant Tracking
Approval Process Control
Assessment Management
Attendance Management
Attendance Tracking
Audit Trail
Automatic Time Capture
Benchmarking
Benefits Management
Billable & Non-Billable Hours
Billing & Invoicing
Calendar Management
Candidate Profiles
Candidate Tracking
Check Printing
Compensation Management
Contact Database
Customizable Reports
Customizable Templates
Deduction Management
Direct Deposit
Document Management
Document Storage
E-Verify/I-9 Forms
Electronic Forms
Electronic Signature
Email Templates
Employee Database
Employee Handbook
Employee Management
Employee Onboarding
Employee Profiles
Employee Self Service
Goal Setting / Tracking
HR Management
Individual Development Plans
Internal HR
Interview Scheduling
Job Description Management
Job Posting
Leave Tracking
Messaging
Mobile Access
Mobile Time Tracking
Multi-Country
Multi-Language
Multi-Location
Multi-State
Negative Feedback Management
On-going Performance Tracking
Onboarding
Online Time Clock
Online Time Tracking
Organizational Charting
Orientation Workflow Management
Overtime Calculation
Payroll Management
Payroll Reporting
Peer Appraisals
Performance Appraisal
Performance Management
Performance Review Management
Pulse Surveys
Recruitment Management
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Resume Storage
Review Cycle Tracking
Role-Based Permissions
Salaried Employee Tracking
Search/Filter
Self Assessment
Self Service Portal
Sick Leave Tracking
Succession Planning
Summary Reports
Task Management
Tax Compliance
Third Party Integrations
Time Off Management
Time Off Requests
Time Tracking
Timesheet Management
Training Management
Vacation/Leave Tracking
W-2 Preparation
Wage Garnishment
Workflow Management
Workstation Tracking
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360 Degree Feedback
401(k) Tracking
API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Activity/News Feed
Alerts/Notifications
Applicant Tracking
Approval Process Control
Assessment Management
Attendance Management
Attendance Tracking
Audit Trail
Automatic Time Capture
Benchmarking
Benefits Management
Billable & Non-Billable Hours
Billing & Invoicing
Calendar Management
Candidate Profiles
Candidate Tracking
Check Printing
Compensation Management
Contact Database
Customizable Reports
Customizable Templates
Deduction Management
Direct Deposit
Document Management
Document Storage
E-Verify/I-9 Forms
Electronic Forms
Electronic Signature
Email Templates
Employee Database
Employee Handbook
Employee Management
Employee Onboarding
Employee Profiles
Employee Self Service
Goal Setting / Tracking
HR Management
Individual Development Plans
Internal HR
Interview Scheduling
Job Description Management
Job Posting
Leave Tracking
Messaging
Mobile Access
Mobile Time Tracking
Multi-Country
Multi-Language
Multi-Location
Multi-State
Negative Feedback Management
On-going Performance Tracking
Onboarding
Online Time Clock
Online Time Tracking
Organizational Charting
Orientation Workflow Management
Overtime Calculation
Payroll Management
Payroll Reporting
Peer Appraisals
Performance Appraisal
Performance Management
Performance Review Management
Pulse Surveys
Recruitment Management
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Resume Storage
Review Cycle Tracking
Role-Based Permissions
Salaried Employee Tracking
Search/Filter
Self Assessment
Self Service Portal
Sick Leave Tracking
Succession Planning
Summary Reports
Task Management
Tax Compliance
Third Party Integrations
Time Off Management
Time Off Requests
Time Tracking
Timesheet Management
Training Management
Vacation/Leave Tracking
W-2 Preparation
Wage Garnishment
Workflow Management
Workstation Tracking
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360 Degree Feedback
401(k) Tracking
API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Activity/News Feed
Alerts/Notifications
Applicant Tracking
Approval Process Control
Assessment Management
Attendance Management
Attendance Tracking
Audit Trail
Automatic Time Capture
Benchmarking
Benefits Management
Billable & Non-Billable Hours
Billing & Invoicing
Calendar Management
Candidate Profiles
Candidate Tracking
Check Printing
Compensation Management
Contact Database
Customizable Reports
Customizable Templates
Deduction Management
Direct Deposit
Document Management
Document Storage
E-Verify/I-9 Forms
Electronic Forms
Electronic Signature
Email Templates
Employee Database
Employee Handbook
Employee Management
Employee Onboarding
Employee Profiles
Employee Self Service
Goal Setting / Tracking
HR Management
Individual Development Plans
Internal HR
Interview Scheduling
Job Description Management
Job Posting
Leave Tracking
Messaging
Mobile Access
Mobile Time Tracking
Multi-Country
Multi-Language
Multi-Location
Multi-State
Negative Feedback Management
On-going Performance Tracking
Onboarding
Online Time Clock
Online Time Tracking
Organizational Charting
Orientation Workflow Management
Overtime Calculation
Payroll Management
Payroll Reporting
Peer Appraisals
Performance Appraisal
Performance Management
Performance Review Management
Pulse Surveys
Recruitment Management
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Resume Storage
Review Cycle Tracking
Role-Based Permissions
Salaried Employee Tracking
Search/Filter
Self Assessment
Self Service Portal
Sick Leave Tracking
Succession Planning
Summary Reports
Task Management
Tax Compliance
Third Party Integrations
Time Off Management
Time Off Requests
Time Tracking
Timesheet Management
Training Management
Vacation/Leave Tracking
W-2 Preparation
Wage Garnishment
Workflow Management
Workstation Tracking
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PayFocus Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about PayFocus's features:

Courtney S.

Great online platform

2016-04-19

Pros: easy to use online platform- easy to update employee profiles/ if you have an issues your specific account rep can directly help you instead of going through 45 dial tone options/ account rep is always available, friendly and accommodating Cons: The journal report from each pay period could be formatted differently.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Customer support
Source: Capterra
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Lorraine N.

Needs better customer support & reporting

2016-10-19

If you're not familiar with Crystal reports the reporting is a bit difficult to navigate through.

Pros

Basic functionality

Cons

Reporting/Customer Service.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

4/10

Recommendations to others considering PayFocus

Fits the most basic of needs at a good price. It would be better if online timesheets were better.

Source: Software Advice
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Mira H.

Past User Review

2021-05-11

I enjoyed using PayFocus and the customer service staff was great!

Pros

It was easy to use and the customer service support for software was great.

Cons

The reporting feature was very limited and there were other things it could do.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

5/10
Source: Capterra
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Frank M.

I love my new payroll service

2016-08-04

I recently switched from another payroll service. The switch was driven by cost.

Pros

Just login, enter the data and you are good to go.

Cons

None that I can think of.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering PayFocus

The web based training I received was crucial to the transition. Everyone I dealt with was pleasant and patient, which is a real requirement for working with me and computers

Source: Capterra
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Jim T.

Very User Friendly

2016-04-19

If I need information from an old report I can access it quicker online than pulling it from the hard copy files.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Customer support
Source: Capterra
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Terri K.

PayFocus

2019-02-21

Pros

Overall, the payroll entry is fairly user friendly, and the reporting standard reports are good.

Cons

Also, the custom report piece is not very user friendly.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Tricia W.

Automated timecards are wonderful!

2017-05-08

I've been well taken care of along the way.

Pros

I have access to all my payroll records at my fingertips.

Cons

It's taking some time to get everything running smoothly adding the TimeFocus.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Software Advice
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Rosemary D.

Needed a simple and cost effective payroll system for our small company.

2017-07-13

Ease of use, more affordable than some payroll companies.

Pros

Simple and uncomplicated interface and provides all we need for our small company efficiently.

Cons

A few stumbling blocks in the first 3 months as new situations arose with employees. Not all were covered in the training, but online help was most efficient in solving issues on the spot.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Tracie C.

BenefitMall Payroll

2016-08-02

Easy to use website, easy access and self explanatory.

Pros

Self explanitory

Cons

No cons that I have encountered...

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Tera S.

Employee never works

2019-07-17

Worst product I have ever used to get my paycheck information. It does not allow you to reset your password at all and often just logs you out and locks you out.

Pros

I don't like anything about this product

Cons

Never allows to log in as a employee. Worked for a short period of time and then stopped.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

2/10
Source: Capterra
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Jadrian C.

User friendly and awesome customer care!

2016-04-18

It was great to have access to all the reports we needed.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Customer support
Source: Capterra
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Stephen G.

It doesn't get easier than this!

2016-08-11

My previous payroll company was changing employees every month and was constantly calling me to "up sell".

Pros

I don't have the time to learn a complex payroll system..

Cons

I received some tax notices during the transfer of payroll companies. However, I simply emailed the notices to the tax department and they settled all of the issues and sent verifications of each step for my records.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering PayFocus

The HR360 component is also a great resource in helping me navigate the new regulations and notices required by the goverment.

Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Accounting company, 51-200 employees)

Very Organized from an employee point of view

2018-12-08

We have been much more organized with our details around pay being kept in a central location

Pros

Details are communicated via the BenefitMall portal which cuts down on e-mail questions to the human resources department and allows for a more efficient work environment.

Cons

We have run into certain times where the processing tends to be slow around peak times, however, we could also do a better job submitting payroll details earlier to avoid this.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Melissa R.

Made payroll a breeze

2017-04-15

I LOVE that the reports are so easy to access and online chat is always available to help if needed.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Felipe F.

Great Company, Outstanding Customer Service

2016-08-04

The online portal is extremely intuitive and easy to use, but small issues do arise - particularly for folks who are new to the system.

Pros

Easy to use, great customer service.

Cons

N/A

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Media Production company, 11-50 employees)

Payroll made easy

2019-07-23

Pros

Entering data is quick and user friendly.

Cons

I have no cons for payfocus. It works just as is and has made the office more efficient

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Emily A.

Taylor's Gift Foundation is a happy client!

2016-08-03

We have had a great experience so far with an easy and seamless transition.

Pros

Ease for the customer and great customer service if we ever have any questions.

Cons

We have not found any cons to date.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering PayFocus

We are a very pleased customer!

Source: Capterra
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Margaret G.

My payroll transfer experience

2016-08-02

They made it sound like it was another fine service offered by Key.

Pros

Entering in the payroll

Cons

It seems like every time i enter in the payroll some little issue arrives, like people that had no issues last week suddenly are coming up as not entered into Workmen s Comp correctly, or not labeled properly or one of the tax selections are missing.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Likelihood to recommend

5/10

Recommendations to others considering PayFocus

not at this time

Source: Capterra
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Krissa G.

Extremely easy to use and wonderful set up for both employer and employee!

2018-03-13

Pros

I love that it allows easy access and understanding of tax processing, support, and the ability to manage HR tasks all from one place!

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Kat F.

The software is simple and straight-forward

2016-04-18

Also, the internet customer support is excellent, which is refreshing now a days because good customer service is hard to find.

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Source: Capterra
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Andrea P.

Good Product

2018-11-21

Pros

I really like some of the features such as being able to have access to our information,

Cons

One of things I dislike is that the navigation menus or tabs are often confusing

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

5/10
Source: Capterra
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Darla N.

Easy to use - fast response time from our customer service rep

2016-04-19

There are a few functions that require the customer service rep to do for us, but as of late, their response has been very quick so it is not an issue.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support
Source: Capterra
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Shannon A.

Their software ROCKS!!!

2016-04-25

I was kind of thrown into working with payroll at my company and was very nervous about it at the time. However, it has been a wonderful experience, everyone was VERY helpful and patient with me during my learning curve.

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Ease of use
Customer support
Source: Capterra
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Heather R.

Benefit Mall offers superior service!

2015-12-03

Our small business has been using Benefit Mall (previously Compupay) for several years now and they give us the same professional service they would give a larger corporation.

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Source: Capterra
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Janet W.

Great customer service!

2016-08-08

It's been easy from the start & I've enjoyed the personal touch from David, one of the online customer support guys.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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