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An HCM system that adapts to what comes next.

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I like how the main page with show the current cost of your monthly benefits. It's also easy to add dependents or beneficiaries and make changes.
It provides the basics in a stable platform, but it's still very basic due to our need to control costs and not customize it for our needs as much.

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Kay C.

Oil & Energy, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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Workday Recruiting - You'll set back your recruiting function years behind

Reviewed 7 years ago

integration w/ Workday HR - not enough benefit to outweigh the functional negatives

Pros

Graphical Interface - cool graphics is the only positive Yes it integrates candidate data with HR (if you have Workday HR) but that benefit isn't worth the flaws

Cons

Workflow is too restrictive - nice in theory but you have to go back to you in-box to move the candidate to the next step Offers take forever and if you make a mistake you have to resend to leader for approval Everything is effective dated - if you have a recruiter who started after a req is opened they can't take action on a candidate who applied before that date (terrible for vacation coverage/new...

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Ronnie T.

Health, Wellness and Fitness, 11-50 employees

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Make your workday, workweek, and work year easier

Reviewed 3 months ago

We tried for years to handle payroll on our own. We were lucky that we did not make any grievous mistakes during that time. Once we realized just how little we did know about payroll and tax compliance, we were terrified that we could be doing something that would jeopardize our non-profit status. We initially considered bringing on a new staff member to do nothing but payroll. When we realized just how expensive this addition would be, we opted to look for software options. Workday has checked every box we needed.

Pros

We are a non-profit organization. Our entire business model is based on supplementing the very low fees we charge our clients with donations from generous individuals and companies. These donations are contingent upon us maintaining compliance as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. There are simply too many regulations and annual changes to payroll statutes for any of our current staff to keep abreast of, and hiring a staff member with the necessary knowledge and skillset is cost-prohibitive. Workday, in essence, gives us that new staff member. For significantly less than an employee would cost, we are able to operate with full confidence that all of our needs are being met.

Cons

The initial implementation was fairly intensive. However, once we completed that phase, we have had no complaints about the time or effort involved in using Workday.

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Rajiv S.

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Workday Review from an employee perspective

Reviewed 2 months ago

The price-to-return on investment ratio is quite good and the features are ever-evolving

Pros

The things that I like about workday are the feature-rich dashboard and an integrated platform that provides management of applications, posting of jobs, and workforce management including payroll and leaves.

Cons

Initial learning curve can be made simpler for non-power users

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Soumi G.

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Review for Workday

Reviewed 2 years ago

I am using Workday regularly for applying leaves, tracking them, viewing my salary slip, tracking change in compensation, providing IT declaration, updating shift and stand by hours. Also, I have used Workday for requesting various letters from my organization automatically like experience letter, compensation letter, etc. The mail notification feature of workday enables me to receive notification whenever there is an update to my compensation or change in my role or on promotion.

Pros

Workday is a centralized workforce management tool that is used in my organization. In Workday, all the important day to activities of an employee can be performed like applying for leaves, getting them approved by manager, viewing and downloading salary slips, providing IT declaration, providing beneficiary info, address info, education info and many more. Various important letters like Offer letter, experience letter, etc can also be directly requested using Workday. It is a cloud based tool and can be accessed from anywhere.

Cons

It is an expensive tool that can only be used by big enterprises. Also, the workday UI can be confusing for new users who will find it difficult to navigate and find the required sections in workday.

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Information Technology and Services, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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Money pit - a software company that charges you for regular updates to their software

Reviewed 4 years ago

Everything you do with Workday costs money. Forget the annual licence cost, that's only part of it - every time you send an email or phone support you are on the clock. Twice a year when the software gets updated you are required to pay consulting fees to Workday or one of their service partners to test that the update actually works at your end. Most new features and enhancements are not provided...

Pros

The workflows are really good, particularly for recruitment and performance management

Cons

The interface is unusual from a UX perspective, and everything is very rigid. Workday offers little flexibility or user customisation, unless you are happy to spend a fortune with one of their service partners. Their expensive user training courses are absolutely appalling for adult learners - 4 days in a classroom flicking through a 500 page bound workbook, anyone?

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Ben J.

1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Difficult to learn without paying for courses but still a solid option

Reviewed 7 years ago

I have only been using Workday for a few months. After taking all of the integration courses and starting to build integrations I am reasonably comfortable with the back end but no front end knowledge which is required to test at least the inbound integrations. Be prepared to spend days researching certain topics before coming up with answers. I recommend hiring a consultant to help in house developers learn the tools and functionality if you decide to go with Workday.

Pros

-Basic functionality for end users is intuitive and easy to use. -Lots of options for integration with third parties -Easy to use, custom, report capability with the option to expose reports as services (RaaS). -Fairly easy to learn and use add-in for Eclipse for complicated integrations (Workday Studio).

Cons

-Training is expensive and is basically required to do an implementation due to lack of available reference material. Recording the online training for future reference is not permitted -The workday community site is cumbersome (searches are not ranked according to relevancy and it can take many hours to find what you are looking for). Some workday studio components don't seem to be documented at...

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Erika C.

Government Administration, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Workday has , is very good

Reviewed a year ago

You to see that you’re able to contact certain individuals and what contacts are individuals that hand with who and where exactly does the Chena command lead in fall in the company dynamic which is really good and gives the building for employees to have access readily to make changes if needed on their own, or access, associated programs or departments

Pros

It is very easy to use, and, like it says, in a teamwork day, gives the overall function and ability to manage anything that you need to when it comes to daily operations, and overall employee productivity

Cons

I don’t like how some information does take time to get updated. It could definitely be more cost-effective if things were given better time management to see such information available immediately.

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Health, Wellness and Fitness, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Revolutionizing HR and Payroll: A Deep Dive into Workday HCM

Reviewed a year ago

from my experience, I found that One of the key strengths of Workday is its user-friendly interface, which enables employees and managers to easily access and manage HR and payroll-related tasks from a single platform. Workday is also known for its mobile accessibility, which allows employees and managers to access HR and payroll-related information on the go.Another strength of Workday is its advanced...

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One of the key strengths of Workday is its user-friendly interface, which enables employees and managers to easily access and manage HR and payroll-related tasks from a single platform. Workday is also known for its mobile accessibility, which allows employees and managers to access HR and payroll-related information on the go.Another strength of Workday is its advanced analytics and reporting capabilities,...

Cons

One potential weakness of Workday is its relatively high cost, particularly for small and mid-sized organizations. Additionally, I have challenges with customizing some aspects of the system to meet my specific needs. While Workday offers a range of features and tools for managing HR and payroll-related tasks, I have found that certain features are not customizable or flexible enough to meet my unique business requirements. Finally, Workday's complexity and depth of features may require significant training and onboarding for new users, which could result in a longer learning curve and potential productivity loss. However, once users become familiar with the system, Workday's comprehensive set of tools and advanced analytics can provide significant benefits for HR and payroll operations.

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Patrick J M.

Information Technology and Services, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Experienced Architect Required for Success

Reviewed 3 years ago

I have configured Workday daily, for the past 7 years. I have configured every module from payroll to benefits to recruiting and you'll be hard-pressed to find another Workday expert with as much experience as me.

Pros

Workday is the best HCM software in THE world. Nothing and I mean nothing is superior. We can argue about the competency of individual modules, especially payroll, but as a core HCM platform, no other software can compete. Anybody that says otherwise does not know what they're talking about. Anybody that complains about usability is probably not working with a quality Solutions Architect. To successfully implement and maintain this application, it is absolutely required that you employ at least one experienced, rockstar Solutions Architect. The application is expensive and is crucial that you fully leverage all of the technology that the app offers. Use its sophisticated features to optimize your HR department.

Cons

Workday knows that they have a real gem here. As a result, their attention to customer support has consistently declined as the popularity of the application has increased. Unless you're a major client oh, you're not going to get good customer support. What do I mean by a major client? I'm talking about the Google's the Facebook's the Adobe's, and even then, the support can leave something to be desired....

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Chakkrit L.

Information Technology and Services, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Workday is probably the best human capital management too in the world right now.

Reviewed 3 years ago

Every big organization needs a human capital management program. Without Workday, this wouldn't have been possible. Especially in big companies like Agoda, where there are many requirements from stakeholders such as GDPR, Data Privacy, and Security, these are things that many of the competitors couldn't do.

Pros

Workday is probably the best human capital management in the world right now. Learning Workday opens wide opportunities to various jobs. As a Workday HCM beginner, it might be overwhelming, but after one training course and a month of practice, Workday HCM can easily become a simple thing. Workday HCM is important as it is the core of other Workday modules such as Workday Security and Workday Business Process Architecture.

Cons

Workday is definitely an expensive tool that is only utilized by big companies. It is going to be rare for small to medium size company to use Workday. It means that, if you are going to quit a company that uses Workday and would prefer to find a job in a similar fashion, it has to be a large size company. Workday training is also kind of expensive, yet it is not a one-on-one training but a group course instead. Workday Support is very technically useful, however, it might take some time for an issue to resolve and they don't provide live chat support. Workday Learning is something that my company has issues with the most.

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Human Resources, 11-50 employees

Used other for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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‘A platform for employees to speak-up’

Reviewed 5 years ago

comparatively, ‘workday’ is an efficient, effective and affordable system for an above average organization.

Pros

Many companies lose their talented employees due to failures by the top management to recognize the contributions made by certain employees for the growth of the organization, which goes unnoticed by the hierarchy which creates a negative opinion towards the management by those employees. HCM tool makes a positive impact as a go-between the employee and management and WORKDAY has made substantial...

Cons

so many beneficial features are incorporated in the system that it takes a fairly big effort to familiarize. As this is a HR centered software with access to each member, we find difficulties in getting the full potential due to cultural diversities by way of language barriers (non-English speakers).

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Kayla H.

Banking, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Best HCM Option

Reviewed 2 years ago

Great HCM. By far the best I have worked with in my HR career.

Pros

Workday is not perfect, but it is the best HCM software that I have used. You can integrate almost every aspect of HR into one platform. The employee self service is easy to use.

Cons

It can be time consuming / a big lift to implement and deploy new modules within Workday, especially if you don't have a knowledgeable Workday team dedicated to the project. I have worked on small Workday implementation teams where we learned as we went along (it's painful) and I have worked with Workday consultants who do all of the work. I highly recommend hiring experts for the implementations. You are paying a lot for the software and want to make sure it is setup properly and getting the full value.

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Wesley W.

Education Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Real-time payroll experience and labor cost insights

Reviewed 6 days ago

All records in one place and can be accessed anytime, anywhere. Well organized and collaborative customer support team.

Pros

The major pillar is optimizing financial resources and plan for the future effectively. The support offered is unmatched giving personalized solutions for the entire business. Also, no surprises in pricing, it is quite transparent. It is a user friendly system which has made payroll processing easier.

Cons

Editing should be improved. It is difficult to go back to already saved data and edit them.

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Shannel M.

Think Tanks, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Workday HCM, a victory in managing workforce.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Generally the experience with Workday HCM has been so beneficial to the entire organization both the employees and to the performance of our organization. It allows us to have well managed and orchestrated workforce which leads to us getting optimum results from all our work especially matters community awareness and development.

Pros

A valuable aspect about Workday HCM that we have really benefited from is how flexible it is as this allowed us to set it up in way that it perfectly matched with our nature of work. It allows us to get more productive results from individuals by aligning someones capabilities with the right kind of work roles. It has very reliable insights about workers which makes it easy to offer excellent work conditions which benefits both the company and the employee.

Cons

Despite Workday HCM being such an important product for managing workforce, all this comes at a cost. Also the user interface could be improved to get more intuitive.

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Marketing and Advertising, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Workday HCM, an exceptional Tool for one stop HR solutions

Reviewed 3 months ago

Its a must try software for matrix organizations. It can solve all the problems but need someone specialist on products. Heavy training is required for advance features.

Pros

1. Excellent interface 2. Looks posh and advanced 3. Can work in less bandwidth 4. No downtime

Cons

1. Too complex features, highly categorized 2. Very expensive 3. Not very flexible for product level changes

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Kate S.

Human Resources, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend4/10

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Not designed well as an ATS

Reviewed 5 years ago

This system seems to be designed more as an HRIS with ATS functionality, but it has missed the mark. Coming previously from Taleo, this system has only caused headaches and cost my team valuable time.

Pros

It has a great overall look and candidate information is all shown in one dashboard with tabs.

Cons

The different pages are hard to navigate between. There are hundreds of reporting options but most seem to be useless from a recruiting standpoint.

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Automotive, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great tool

Reviewed 6 years ago

its great experience so far, once you get the idea of the google like experience when using the tool its super simple to use. its a game changer in our organization in the most positive way

Pros

workday platform overall its one of the best tools available in the market these days, it allows you to configure your environment in the tool to adapt it to your business needs, what I like the most is the capabilities to filter information from candidates and allows you to create a pool of candidates that can be slice and diced according to your needs in your organization, the reporting modules are self service oriented, so you can easily create your reports and kpi to track the effectiveness of your recruiters, there is no single piece of data that this tool is not tracking about your candidates, if you feed it properly and configure it according to your needs it will help you and increase your productivity amazingly.

Cons

Workday costs are high, is not suitable for a small company, the cloud technology they offer os great but it comes with a cost.

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Kerry G.

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Excellent product to use for HCM, if the appropriate support model is in place for your organization.

Reviewed 7 years ago

Inadequate training, lack of internal SME resources, and an absence of a true guided vision/direction by leadership will result in an expensive and poorly received system. As such, an organization will be reliant on implementation partners or independents as consultants, supporting or re-implementing a failed system, which will be even more expensive.

Pros

Workday is leading edge technology and highly configurable.The UI is best in class. Integrations with most 3rd party systems are easy to configure and the delivered packaged integrations are superb.

Cons

An organization needs to ensure proper internal support for the system to function smoothly. Training and user adoption/communication is also key for acceptance. An organization must have the SME talent in-house to be successful.

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Marketing and Advertising, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Solid Product

Reviewed 8 months ago

Workday has been a huge part of my HR experience. It is a great product and affordable for all types of companies.

Pros

Workday is a relatively intuitive product to use and learn. You can easily track all payroll services, days off, employee profiles and other things HR related.

Cons

The platform needs a little bit more upgrade when it comes to aesthetics. It has looked the same for almost 2 years. Needs a makeover.

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Quishea B.

Hospital & Health Care, 501-1,000 employees

Used monthly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great for Candidate Tracking!

Reviewed 8 months ago
Pros

Workday HCM comes with a bunch of pros that I find really impressive. First off, it's super user-friendly, making it easy for both HR professionals and employees to navigate. The platform's cloud-based nature ensures accessibility from anywhere, providing flexibility. The reporting and analytics tools are robust, providing valuable insights into workforce trends and performance metrics. I also appreciate the seamless integration of HR functions, from recruitment to payroll, creating a cohesive and efficient HR management experience. Plus, the regular updates and improvements from Workday keep the system current and aligned with evolving HR needs.

Cons

Workday HCM has some really great aspects, but there are a couple of things to keep in mind. Setting it up initially took a bit of time, and it was a bit more complicated than I expected. The cost is on the higher side, which might be a deal-breaker for smaller businesses with tight budgets. Also, there's a learning curve with all the features. I had to spend some time getting used to it. Despite these, once you get the hang of it, Workday HCM offers a robust solution for managing HR tasks. The accessibility, insights, and integration are definitely valuable.

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Louis C.

Computer Software, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Workday Software allows our IT department to focus less attention on maintaining rudimentary systems while saving our team time and cost

Reviewed 5 years ago

Workday provides our team with an invaluable tool for planning and coordinating our HR and finance departments. This coordination is not limited to budget forecasts or to further analytical use cases such as invoicing and procurement.

Pros

Workday's feature set specification is deep and thorough . The "cloud connect" option affords third party payroll communication as well as data transaction in an effective format. Workday reconciles finance records and interactions. This is an automated feature which simultaneously benefits our HR and IT departments through reducing the amount of work hours consumed during assessment and certification processes.

Cons

We did notice certain use case scenarios not captured in the software relative to our case management expectation. We suspect this is a application maturity issue and this will be resolved by Workday''s team in short order. We would like a more navigable user interface via their associated mobile app version.

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Information Technology and Services, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Robust, expensive, do-it-yourself software

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

Workday offers a very robust program where you can customize your modules to fit your company's needs.

Cons

From a payroll perspective, I don't like that you are essentially 'on your own' without an account manager.

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Adam F.

Entertainment, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Mainstream product, but a lot of work to get there.

Reviewed 3 years ago

It provides the basics in a stable platform, but it's still very basic due to our need to control costs and not customize it for our needs as much.

Pros

Offered as a SaaS solution for our needs. This off-loaded much of the management aspects from our internal IT team for focusing on other business initiatives.

Cons

Every little aspect appears to have an "add-on" price in order to make it work better for users. There are ways to use additional features, but it requires users to "search" for various reports and processes rather than being able to select from the main menu of options. Not very user friendly.

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Computer Software, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Easy to get started with, difficulties down the line

Reviewed 6 years ago

Overall I would say this is a great product, but I know that it is expensive compared to a lot of other HCMs on the market and aside from core functionality, an easy roll out and good looking layout, I find it hard to understand what that additional spend gets you.

Pros

The layout is attractive and the inital ease of use is definitely there- I was here for the company wide international roll out and it went through fairly easily, which is a positive sign.

Cons

The training internally was nonexistent, so once issues came up down the line that were not covered by the core feture set (as they inevitably do with HR products) there was a bit of a loss of confidence in the system and how to use it.

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Gregory A.

Oil & Energy, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Solid but expensive

Reviewed a year ago

Once setup was complete the product was good, the software costs are higher than other systems. I like the user interface better than that of most of the different tools I use.

Pros

It has a friendly User Interface, intuitive menus and more than covers the different features needed for personnel.

Cons

It requires approval from too many different people for actions that should require fewer approvers. The setup and kickoff was fraught with issues and took several months to iron out after startup.