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ADP Workforce Now

ADP Workforce Now

4.1
(1,968 reviews)
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From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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ADP Workforce Now Features

Core HR

Organization Management

Organizes employees in an org structure that can be used throughout the application for reporting, permissions, etc.

83%
(Based on 375 reviews)

Time, Attendance, and PTO

Tracks time, attendance, paid time-off (PTO), sick time, schedules, and other workforce-related information.

86%
(Based on 443 reviews)

Expense Management

Contains functionality for employees to submit expenses reports and track reimbursments

n/a

Salary Structures

Manages position descriptions and pay grades/structures for each role

85%
(Based on 312 reviews)

Compliance

Helps protect risk areas by ensuring compliance standards are met through tracking and reporting

85%
(Based on 355 reviews)

Benefits Administration

Enables employees to manage their benefit plans by viewing plans, make changes during open enrollement, and for life event changes. Employers can report and manage payroll deductions based on selected plan options

86%
(Based on 406 reviews)

Employee Self Service

Web Portal

Allows employees to access current and past pay stubs, W-2 forms, and additional salary information.

87%
(Based on 1,320 reviews)

Benefits Manager

Allows employees to answer or update questions pertaining to benefits and receive information about benefit providers.

85%
(Based on 981 reviews)

Mobile

Allows employees to view pay stub and W-2 information via a smartphone app or mobile optimized website.

82%
(Based on 960 reviews)

Benefits Administration Platform Features

Benefits Record Management

Track and manage employee benefits information and eligibility information within a centralized database.

86%
(Based on 528 reviews)

Enrollment Planning

Facilitate employee enrollment in health insurance plans during open enrollment and special enrollment periods. Make changes to benefits data in real time.

85%
(Based on 483 reviews)

Third-Party Carrier Integration

Access a unique marketplace of benefits products provided by third-party carriers. Select from pre-built bundles or customize your own bundles within the system to offer to your employees.

80%
(Based on 328 reviews)

Document Management

Store and organize on-boarding benefits documents such as I-9s, W-4s, W-9s, and other employee agreements.

83%
(Based on 398 reviews)

Total Compensation Statements

Prepare ad-hoc and historical total compensation statements for employees. Employees can access statements to find a comprehensive view of their compensation, including benefits, wages, and stock options.

84%
(Based on 401 reviews)

Self-Service Portal

Allow employees to log in and review the details of their employee benefits program elections 24/7 and make changes and enroll in benefits as required.

87%
(Based on 553 reviews)

Regulatory Compliance

Ensure compliance with federal and state benefits regulations, including the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

86%
(Based on 418 reviews)

Benefits Dashboards

An easy to read, often single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of benefits data to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance.

85%
(Based on 513 reviews)

Mobile Benefits Access

Provide access to employee benefits information including ID numbers, deductibles, in- and out-of-network costs, and more.

81%
(Based on 362 reviews)

Integrations / APIs

The platform can integrate with HR and payroll software to manage employee data such as new hires, general profiles, salary changes, benefit deductions, and terminations into a single system of record.

81%
(Based on 299 reviews)

Automation

Process Automation

Automate processes and eliminate errors associated with requesting, approving, and tracking paid and unpaid time off.

90%
(Based on 95 reviews)

Administration

Payroll Entry

Allows administrator to enter payroll for all employees based on salary or total hours worked.

89%
(Based on 1,148 reviews)

Time Off Accrual

Calculation and tracking of sick and vacation days.

85%
(Based on 1,060 reviews)

Direct Deposit

Automatically deposits paychecks into employees' bank accounts.

92%
(Based on 1,268 reviews)

Expense Reimbursement

Allows administrator to reimburse employees for business-related purchases.

86%
(Based on 527 reviews)

Pre-tax Deductions

Automatically deducts wages for health care, 401(k) plans, etc. from paychecks.

89%
(Based on 1,087 reviews)

Wage Garnishment

Allows administrator to set up for wage garnishments to be deducted automatically from employers' paychecks.

87%
(Based on 864 reviews)

Approvals

Administrator can submit payroll approval request and the approver can approve, deny, or re-assign it to the appropriate approver.

86%
(Based on 910 reviews)

Check/W-2 Printing

Allows administrators to print valid paychecks and W-2 forms.

91%
(Based on 1,060 reviews)

Check/W-2 Delivery

Sends printed checks to administrator to distribute to employees.

91%
(Based on 1,082 reviews)

Sourcing

Social Sourcing

Enables the user to share job posting on social channels.

75%
(Based on 95 reviews)

Job Posting

Posts job listings to job boards.

80%
(Based on 126 reviews)

Candidate Sourcing Metrics

Reports where applicants are finding job listings.

78%
(Based on 110 reviews)

Candidate Search

Searches for qualified candidates by integrating with career sites.

73%
(Based on 113 reviews)

Career Page Configuration

Configures branded career page for the users website.

77%
(Based on 117 reviews)

Logistics

Dashboards & Reporting

Analytical and reporting tools that provide visibility into labor cost and enable data-driven decisions.

87%
(Based on 98 reviews)

Data Collection

Labor data collection options include web, mobile, and hardware.

88%
(Based on 90 reviews)

Lanuguage Options

Provide multiple language options for a global user base.

87%
(Based on 71 reviews)

Performance Management

Goal Management

Enable goals to be alligned throughout organization Goals can be created and/or cascaded down by managers. Goal progress can be tracked.

79%
(Based on 185 reviews)

Reviews and Feedback

Performance Reviews can be created using templates/libaries and delivered. Employees performance can be compared to make promotion and compensation decisions. 360 degree feedback can be included in feedback process

80%
(Based on 205 reviews)

Compensation

Bonus and Merit pay distribution can be managed based on customizable rules for the organization.

83%
(Based on 197 reviews)

Succession Planning

Manages talent pool to ensure key indivduals are being prepared for key roles

81%
(Based on 132 reviews)

Career and Development Planning

Helps managers and individuals identify carreer paths as well as development compentencies for career paths.

81%
(Based on 142 reviews)

Taxes

Tax Calculation

Calculates taxes due and may include resources or tools for federal and state tax compliance.

90%
(Based on 1,069 reviews)

Tax Filing

Files payroll tax forms automatically for federal, state, and local taxes.

89%
(Based on 947 reviews)

Automatic Tax Payment

Allows payroll vendor, via power of attorney, to make electronic payments of withheld taxes to government.

90%
(Based on 917 reviews)

Candidate Management

Dashboards

Creates dashboards to track information like open positions, current headcount, and recruiting pipeline.

81%
(Based on 133 reviews)

Workflow Building

Enables the building of custom recruiting workflows.

79%
(Based on 113 reviews)

Hiring Processes Tracking

Tracks a candidates spot in the hiring process.

79%
(Based on 130 reviews)

Scheduling

Integrates with calendars and allows the scheduling of phone screens and interviews.

80%
(Based on 109 reviews)

Applicant Data Management

Stores applicant data that can be accessed by multiple people on a team.

81%
(Based on 119 reviews)

Candidate Evaluations

Enables users to share feedback on candidates.

82%
(Based on 102 reviews)

Automated Resume Parsing

Analyzes resumes and applicant data based on user-selected preferences.

77%
(Based on 95 reviews)

Candidate-Facing Statuses

Enables candidates to view where they are in the hiring process.

80%
(Based on 98 reviews)

Management

Schedule Creation Tools

Tools that help in scheduling and shift creation and management.

87%
(Based on 66 reviews)

Schedule Management

Tools that manage vacation, holidays, absences, breaks, and overtime.

87%
(Based on 73 reviews)

Employee Leave Management

Manage employee's elibibility for paid and unpaid leave based on criteria including vacation, sick time and more.

88%
(Based on 85 reviews)

User Access

Grant access to select features and data based on the users' role, both internally and externally.

90%
(Based on 99 reviews)

User Role Access

Provides employees self service access and managers a centralized view.

88%
(Based on 96 reviews)

Employee Information

Ability to manage employee information.

89%
(Based on 111 reviews)

Employee Information Automation

Automate employee promotions and position changes and company policy changes.

90%
(Based on 90 reviews)

Recruiting and Onboarding

Recruiting Marketing

Tracks and manages advertising and job postings accross multiple channels

76%
(Based on 159 reviews)

Sourcing and Candidate Identification

Search broad candidate pool to recruit passive talent

77%
(Based on 168 reviews)

Job Posting

Abiilty to post job descriptions and allow candidates to apply within software or whitelabel apply on company's website

78%
(Based on 180 reviews)

Screening and Assessments

Functionality to quickly screen candidates manually and/or through predefined and custom testing methodologies

77%
(Based on 167 reviews)

Interview and Offer Management

Provides interview scheduling, sample questions, and offers

78%
(Based on 155 reviews)

Applicant Tracking

Provides tools to track and analyze candidate applications throughout predetermined stages of the recruiting process.

80%
(Based on 188 reviews)

Onboarding

Tracks key steps in onboarding process including new employee orientation and employee payroll documents.

78%
(Based on 168 reviews)

Integration

API / Integration

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc with other software applications.

84%
(Based on 589 reviews)

Time Tracking Integration

Enables administrator to import hours from time tracking systems.

86%
(Based on 769 reviews)

Accounting Integration

Provides standard integration with third party accounting software.

84%
(Based on 607 reviews)

Core HR Integration

Provides standard integration with third party core HR software.

84%
(Based on 619 reviews)

Monitoring

Regulations Enforcement

Enforce federal, state, and organization regulations.

86%
(Based on 58 reviews)

Compliance Monitoring

Monitor and maintain compliance.

86%
(Based on 60 reviews)

Integration

Provide integrations with payroll software.

89%
(Based on 64 reviews)

Platform

Customization

Allows administrators to customize to accomodate their unique processes. Includes ability to create custom objects, fields, rules, calculations, and views.

76%
(Based on 380 reviews)

Integration APIs

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc with other software applications.

78%
(Based on 232 reviews)

Internationalization

Enables users to view and transact business with the same content in multiple languages and currencies.

79%
(Based on 181 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

82%
(Based on 434 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

83%
(Based on 403 reviews)

Mobile User Support

77%
(Based on 289 reviews)

Reporting

Enables reporting of all data contained within the system. Typically contains standard reports as well as the ability to create ad-hoc reports.

81%
(Based on 437 reviews)

Dashboards

An easy to read, often single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of an organization’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance

83%
(Based on 400 reviews)

Platform

Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

84%
(Based on 1,112 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

85%
(Based on 1,141 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

86%
(Based on 1,181 reviews)

Scalability

Allows administrator to easily add employees and grow payroll process as their company grows.

87%
(Based on 1,028 reviews)