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The ease of processing is what I like most about the software. It is functional to our needs, especially the tracking of hours, wages, and benefits which make reporting and budgeting easier.
The best benefit of using Paylocity was pricing.

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Corina G.

Retail, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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So good, selected a 2nd time

Reviewed 3 years ago

I first used Paylocity 10 years ago at a prior employer when we were changing our payroll system. When I left that company last year, we were still using Paylocity and happy with the services it provided. At my new employer, I was tasked with finding a way to leave a P.E.O. and researched several other systems before settling on Paylocity again. For the functionality and the pricing, Paylocity was very competitive for what we needed.

Pros

The features that Paylocity offers for an entire HCM system is very easy to use and implement.

Cons

It isn't always scalable. Some features that get rolled out are in the early stages making them difficult to implement all the time because the pieces desired are missing. We had originally planned to use the recruiting and applicant tracking system but it would take so long to set-up, it doesn't make sense to move from what we have been using that has so much of our previous history already available.

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Angela H.

Hospital & Health Care, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Very Intuitive and User Frendly System

Reviewed 3 years ago

I have worked in many systems and Paylocity is by far my preference. Their implementations are smooth and their product is exactly what they promote it to be. Their robust reporting features have allowed us to better support our finance team in creating more accurate financial backup. The ease of use for our users has created more accurate timekeeping and labor cost allocations.

Pros

Paylocity is very a very intuitive system. All of our team members, from the more computer savvy to the infrequent computer users liked the ease of use of Paylocity.

Cons

I really don't have any negative feedback. Paylocity is very good about collecting feedback from customers and working to implement changes in the software to meet their clients needs. Many companies say that, but I have witnessed in many instances that Paylocity has DONE it.

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Sue G.

Financial Services, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Pros and Cons

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall it has been a good experience and a good value for the price.

Pros

We are a small firm (10 employees), so we did not need a robust system to manage our current payroll. We were looking for something which would grow with us, so we wouldn't need to change systems. Paylocity offers many tools which we are not currently using, but will need in the future. It is very easy to run Payroll, Customer Service is timely in their responses and keeping the customer updated if an issue takes a little more time to resolve.

Cons

The connection to our financial software system, QuickBooks Online, is not intuitive. Even after a year and a half of using Paylocity, the connection is still not set up properly because the heavy lifting is done by the user. It would be helpful if Paylocity would take a more active role in setting up the link.

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Madison M.

Hospital & Health Care, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Better than most HR Systems for the price

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall, I truly like using Paylocity and feel that it is much more user friendly for both employees and admins. I would definitely recommend Paylocity to my peers in HR.

Pros

I use Paylocity for onboarding, employee record management, benefits, payroll, reporting and status changes (LOAs, terms, etc.) Paylocity's features can do almost everything that an HR team would need, with only a few lapses that we hope they can improve. The service team is easy to reach and pretty knowledgeable/helpful. Additionally, I assisted with implementation of the product, and I feel that it was pretty smooth and easy to do compared to other HRIS's I've assisted with implementing.

Cons

There are only a couple cons with the software, which are really more of "nice to haves" rather than necessitates. One being that the system does not allow for bulk imports of certain information past implementation. We recently discovered we wanted to start tracking something in the system, and without the ability to bulk import it we had to enter everything manually. Additionally, there are random glitches that the service team is working to resolve, like issues with requesting time off on the App and tracking employee documents in the system. I hope that these issues will be resolved soon.

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Stefan C.

Semiconductors, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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HR Manager's Best Friend

Reviewed 3 years ago

I like Paylocity a lot and as a company we are very satisfied with the software and currently wouldn't look to change HR & Payroll systems unless something significantly better or more cost effective came along. As long as Paylocity keep moving forward and making the userability experience their focus we will remain a customer.

Pros

I use Paylocity everyday and find the software very user friendly. For our business size it is very cost effective for what you get.

Cons

There are some minor features that have bugs that I have bought up over a year ago that have yet to be fixed. The PTO tracking feature is not very user friendly and causes a lot of confusion amongst employees and admins alike.

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Becky B.

Entertainment, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Highly Recommend

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall, I've been really really with Paylocity. I think they've done a really fantastic job updating the system for COVID related issues such as FFCRA, ERC, etc. For that, I am very very very thankful.

Pros

The customer service is really great. I am able to call my dedicated service person any day of the week and they know me and my needs. If my dedicated service person is ever unavailable, then the other reps i contact are very helpful as well.... you don't see this with every HRIS system. They also seem to care about our requests for system improvements which I think is critical. I find this...

Cons

The modules i am not using like applicant tracking, recruitment, onboarding, benefits management, etc. aren't really built out enough to make them worth the high price. I still have to use other software for all of those services because i've found better vendors that do most of what i need and they aren't as expensive as the Paylocity add-on. It's too bad, because I'd really like to use one system for everything. Upper management is not accessible which is disappointing. There is no way to add volunteers and independent contractors into the HRISI system for free - this is usually available from HRIS systems.

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JOSE P.

Environmental Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Paylocity really works for us

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall the customer support is one of the best I ever dealt with.

Pros

all the features for the price...I can post jobs, manage applicants, onboard them, and move them to Payroll with one system...

Cons

The employee training and compliance training is lacking and I don't appreciate them charging a price for these features that seem to me should be included.

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Food & Beverages, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Very few kinks

Reviewed 4 years ago

Overall, implementation was good and reporting is one of the few bumps. We expect as we use the system and learn it better, we can make it work for us.

Pros

It was easy to roll over into paylocity from our old system and we like that we are able to still cut payroll checks in-house. The time management and benefit feature is nice and the portal is very user-friendly.

Cons

This was the most expensive solution we looked at. While we decided it was probably the best for our uses, the jury is still out on whether it is worth the money or not. We have found that our old system produced better reports that were specific to our industry (restaurant) and that Paylocity does not have the same reports set up.

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Tom M.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Paylocity User 5+ years

Reviewed 3 years ago

The system works well once configured properly and its price point is strong; the system has a broad set of capabilities to meet a wide range of needs however implementing these various solutions can be frustrating as the customer support model is, in my opinion, flawed. A single point of contact is assigned however anything involving system changes or functional additions requires the issue be assigned to an 'internal team' where queues tend to be extremely long.

Pros

The product has excellent, though not intuitive, report writing capabilities.

Cons

Implementation was a challenge; platform has week customer support often taking days, or even weeks, to have issues resolved when they crop up. The system is complex, as most powerful systems are, and finding employees with experience with the platform is difficult.

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Reema D.

Program Development, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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A decent punch in/out application.

Reviewed 2 years ago

Payroll and viewing payroll documents have been made simpler through Paylocity.

Pros

The punch in and out system is awesome. You can clock in from anywhere. As an employee that works from home half of the week, this is a huge boon for me. It is also easy to view and retrieve documents, like tax information at the end of the year, and paystubs are easy to find and accessible.

Cons

As a smaller company, the hike in price to run payroll was a big con. They doubled their cost per payroll, and when we only have 5 to 7 staff that need paid per pay period for 10 months out of the year, this was a big issue for us. It is also very very difficult to recover passwords, both as the employee and the employer. Employees have no way of contacting customer service or doing a password recovery...

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Collin E.

Retail, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Solid Payroll Platform for Small to Medium Size Businesses

Reviewed 6 years ago

If you are a small to medium size business, this could be a great vendor for you. However, if you predict growing to a large enterprise level company down the road, it may be best to consider other vendors who can scale with you. In our experience, we outgrew Paylocity's functionality, and its system limitations caused us to move to another vendor. That is not to the fault of Paylocity however; I'm sure Facebook doesn't use Quickbooks!

Pros

Payroll platform is fairly robust compared to other systems targeting the small/medium size business demographic. Customer support and Reporting Suite is above average. I never had any problems with working with them at a company with around 150 employees. Cloud-based system is fast and nimble. Year end process was fairly painless. Can handle high-frequency payroll (we process weekly). Low processing time from pay period end to payday (Next day). Pricing is competitive!

Cons

The software is comprised as modules. Not an all in one solution out of the box. We utilized the HRIS and Payroll modules of Paylocity. I prefered the Payroll system over the HRIS, which seemed to be more of an afterthought. Implementation and support quality is not the best I've seen compared to other vendors. We ultimately transitioned to a larger payroll vendor with more robust functionality once our company grew to about 250 employees and do not regret it.

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Cher K.

Packaging and Containers, 201-500 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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A Good Fit For Us

Reviewed 4 years ago

Our experience overall has been a good one. Personally, I believe Paylocity is a good fit for our company. It’s enabled us to manage all of our payroll needs for our company, including multiple departments and cost centers. Processing payroll is fairly easy and straightforward. Paylocity handles all of the payroll deductions and sends the payments to the appropriate tax/government agency/insurance company etc. Employees get an electronic pay stub which can be printed if they wish. By going into the Employee Portal, they can also view or print their older pay stubs at any time. This gives employees a lot of visibility into their own pay history. Some employees have had difficulty navigating the system but most seem to appreciate the employee portal.

Pros

Paylocity's WebPay offers a large number of standard reports, and also the ability to create custom reports. I haven’t tried to create a custom report as the reports we use were already created and in use by the time I was hired. I have to say that I’ve found the reports we use give me all the information I need as an accountant, and I’m happy with the level of detail I have access to in the reports and the ability to export the data into an Excel file. We're quite pleased with the customer service we've received. We have a dedicated payroll specialist at Paylocity who has been very responsive whenever we’ve needed assistance. Sometimes she will need to look into an issue for me and get back to me. She always comes through in a timely fashion and we have no complaints about support.

Cons

Some of our employees have complained that they have trouble navigating the employee portal. Typically these have been employees that aren’t terribly tech savvy, so if you have similar issues there could be a learning curve but eventually most can learn to use the system without too much trouble.

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Angela O.

Real Estate, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Paylocity lets you see YOUR HR info!

Reviewed 9 months ago

I like that as a supervisor, I can edit and change the employees punches if they are not saved in real time. I can easily see the timesheets and know how many hours everyone has. The app needs improvement but the website is easy to navigate and you can pull tax info and print pay stubs easily.

Pros

I value the features that Paylocity offers with time keeping, w-2 and tax information, wages, time off requests and daily punches because they can all be easily accesses by each employee at their own leisure. The time keeping features are wifi (IP) address specific as to allow employees to clock in /out from their own devices on wifi.

Cons

The biggest issue I have with Paylocity would be that it rounds punches up or down depending on the actual minute on the hour. Let the minutes count for what they are. The app is also a disaster.

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Adam F.

Insurance, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Upgrade for HR & Payroll

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

Paylocity has helped us streamline HR and payroll. We can now onboard new employees using this system vs. the manual system we were using previously. We were also able to do away with several applications as Paylocity was able to do all of the same jobs as they were doing. This made the cost of Paylocity turn into a savings when we removed the cost of all the additional applications.

Cons

There have not been any cons about this software at this point. Implementation was streamlined and efficient and our team has been excited to use the new system.

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Jennifer W.

Real Estate, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Your One Stop Shop for Payroll and Everything else related to HR

Reviewed 5 years ago

Overall, I'm very happy with choosing to use WebPay from Paylocity as our main payroll tool.

Pros

We were able to completely customize our Paylocity instance for our business needs - which are unique and varied. You get partnered with a team member at Paylocity that helps you build out the tool and trains you on how to use it. Plus, all of this was available at a price point that was comparable to payroll software that does a lot less.

Cons

It is somewhat difficult to use for both admins and users. It doesn't have a simple/easy to understand interface.

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Staci H.

Writing and Editing, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Paylocity - A friend to Small Businesses

Reviewed 3 years ago

After running through the large payroll companies with their lack of customer support and their high pricing, Paylocity has been a breath of fresh air for my small business. Paylocity gets right what the large payroll companies get wrong, repeatedly.

Pros

This software is not only user friendly, it's effective, cost efficient and the customer support is outstanding.

Cons

There's nothing I don't like about Paylocity. It's a fantastic product.

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Tirus I.

Real Estate, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Why Paylocity Is The Real Deal

Reviewed 6 months ago
Pros

When it comes to matters human resource management, Paylocity is king. It comes with great features and it super affordable It makes payroll processing easy and handles online payroll needs. It also helps with tax compliance and makes handling performance management easy too

Cons

It has been super smooth with Paylocity and no hurdles yet.

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Jonathan B.

Building Materials, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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Overpromise & Underdeliver

Reviewed 2 years ago

Paylocity is creating more problems than it is solving.

Pros

Paylocity was the least expensive option.

Cons

The support has been terrible. Our onboarding was a disaster. We have been using Paylocity for almost 1 year, and many basic issues remain unresolved. We continue to run into new issues with the software not functioning correctly, but the software support teams take weeks to respond (or they don't respond at all). Choose a different solution!

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Marketing and Advertising, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Paylocity, a low-cost human resources and payroll software package

Reviewed 10 months ago

In short, Paylocity is a robust solution for human resources and payroll management, guaranteeing transparency and security of user data.

Pros

As a digital marketing freelancer, I'm often asked to lead web projects (that exceed 1 year's work). In these cases, I team up with other freelancers. I've enjoyed using Paylocity software to manage human resources and payroll. In my experience, I've really appreciated the online payroll processing features and the fast data entry. This saves an incredible amount of time, and everything is done in complete transparency.

Cons

I can't think of a single negative aspect of using Paylocity's payroll and human resources management software; I find it very efficient for payroll and human resources management.

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Marie E.

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Flexible and scalable - lots of features available, but simple to use if you don't want all the features

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

There is a lot of flexibility for customizing the system to our needs. After the initial learning curve, it is super simple to make changes on the fly... add earnings codes, set up new departments, etc. I also really like the employee Self-Service Portal - I can customize what an employee can view & even add external links (useful for benefits enrollment). With the onboarding module & ability to upload employee documents, we now have virtual employee files! The price is very competitive with our last providers price, but the value is FAR GREATER!

Cons

Not sure this is a con, but if you don't like a self-service model, I'm not sure what the phone support is like. I've found the online resources to be very helpful and I like figuring things out on my own, so this is the perfect fit for me!

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Nora D.

Broadcast Media, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Good, have experienced better

Reviewed 25 days ago

In general, it is a pretty good payroll software but I have experienced better. The pricing structure seemed unclear and inconsistent. Hidden fees and unexpected charges cropped up periodically, which added to our overall cost without prior warning or explanation. This lack of transparency in pricing made it challenging to budget effectively and caused additional financial strain on our operations.

Pros

I would say the ease of use by employees and the how straightforward the training is.

Cons

The customer support was underwhelming. When we encountered issues or needed clarification, responses were slow and often didn't fully resolve our concerns. It felt like we were left to figure out complicated problems on our own, which is not ideal when dealing with sensitive payroll and employee data.

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Kaitlyn S.

Education Management, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Paylocity is a great small to medium business solution

Reviewed 3 years ago

My experience with Payroll was on an administrative HR level. I used it for Onboarding, benefit enroll, reporting, changes of employee status and terminations. I would also assist with payroll functions.

Pros

I really love that Paylocity has a minimalist and easy to use interface. The learning curve is low compared to other HRIS solutions such as ADP. I think what I liked most about Paylocity was the ease of use. It was a very intuitive software. It met all of our business needs and when we did need help their support was aways able to find a solution that worked well for us.

Cons

It doesn't have all the bells and whistles that you need for payroll in a large or enterprise level company but if this isn't an issue Paylocity is still a great option.

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Kevin C.

Security and Investigations, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great Service at a Great Price

Reviewed 3 years ago

Once we got our system up and running, it has worked great. We have had to make a few adjustments due to changes in government regulations, and the team at Paylocity was very quick and efficient at making the changes.

Pros

The product is very user-friendly. The implementation team took the time to make sure all of our concerns were met and that all staff members were adequately trained before they turned everything over to us.

Cons

On rare occasions, the Time and Attendance gets a little goofy when entering hours, but overall it is very effective. The only Con I can think of is the inability to add a note/comment to an employee's file when they are terminated. It would be helpful to add comments instead of only selecting from a pre-set list of reasons for termination.

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ANDRE L.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Easy of use at a good price for a small company.

Reviewed 3 years ago

The best benefit of using Paylocity was pricing.

Pros

The implementation process went very smoothly and customer service is excellent and very responsive.

Cons

Some changes made to navigation to edit employee data did not seem to be an improvement.

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Rajesh P.

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Great valuable product for company

Reviewed 3 years ago

I am very satisfied with this product.

Pros

Basically all features and all are in one place and easy to navigate.

Cons

Price little bit high but it's doesn't matter as it provides great features.