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Ceridian Dayforce

Ceridian Dayforce

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Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

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Ceridian Dayforce Features

Core HR

Organization Management

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

84%
(Based on 118 reviews)

Time, Attendance, and PTO

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

87%
(Based on 130 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

83%
(Based on 88 reviews)

Compliance

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

83%
(Based on 103 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

83%
(Based on 112 reviews)

Employee Self Service

Web Portal

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

89%
(Based on 190 reviews)

Benefits Manager

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

85%
(Based on 150 reviews)

Mobile

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

85%
(Based on 163 reviews)

Workforce Management Platform Features

Labor Forecasting

Predict the number and types of employees necessary to meet anticipated demand to control labor costs.

82%
(Based on 49 reviews)

Shift Scheduling

Plan employee work shifts according to availability and provide notifications to employees when they are scheduled.

85%
(Based on 107 reviews)

Time & Attendance Tracking

Let employees track the hours they have worked through integrations with time tracking products or built in time tracking features.

89%
(Based on 136 reviews)

Workforce Analytics

Tools designed to help analyze employee data and develop baselines for evaluating and optimizing workforce management.

80%
(Based on 71 reviews)

Absence & Leave Management

Employees can submit paid time off (PTO) or leave of absence requests that managers can approve or deny within the platform.

85%
(Based on 122 reviews)

Skills Management

Organize, sort, and view employees based on skills and qualifications in order to make smarter workforce decisions.

79%
(Based on 60 reviews)

Self-Service Capabilities

Web portals through which employees can view their schedules, submit PTO requests, configure work availability and preferences, and self-schedule from available work times.

89%
(Based on 121 reviews)

Succession Planning

Identify high performing employees with potential to be promoted with minimal development.

82%
(Based on 35 reviews)

Mobile Shift Scheduling

Managers and employees can create or claim available work shifts and receive notifications on their mobile device.

86%
(Based on 61 reviews)

Team Communication

Message other team members or managers through built-in text or emailing functions and communicate scheduling or leave requests.

82%
(Based on 76 reviews)

Benefits Administration Platform Features

Benefits Record Management

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

85%
(Based on 104 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.

84%
(Based on 88 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.

76%
(Based on 70 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 75 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.

88%
(Based on 73 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.

89%
(Based on 107 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 82 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.

83%
(Based on 81 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 66 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.

82%
(Based on 56 reviews)

Automation

Process Automation

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

87%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Processing

Multi Country

Ability to process payroll in multiple countries, languages, and currencies.

Not enough data available

Data Consolidation

Consolidate and map payroll data from various sources in various formats.

Not enough data available

Data Quality

Include tools and best practices for payroll data accuracy checks and controls.

Not enough data available

Rules

Define and implement payroll processing logic for earning, deductions, bonuses, and other types of revenue.

Not enough data available

Administration

Payroll Entry

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

89%
(Based on 185 reviews)

Time Off Accrual

Calculation and tracking of sick and vacation days.

86%
(Based on 193 reviews)

Direct Deposit

Automatically deposits paychecks into employees' bank accounts.

93%
(Based on 191 reviews)

Expense Reimbursement

Allows administrator to reimburse employees for business-related purchases.

n/a

Pre-tax Deductions

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

90%
(Based on 185 reviews)

Wage Garnishment

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

89%
(Based on 164 reviews)

Approvals

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

89%
(Based on 173 reviews)

Check/W-2 Printing

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

90%
(Based on 151 reviews)

Check/W-2 Delivery

Sends printed checks to administrator to distribute to employees.

91%
(Based on 148 reviews)

Pre-Hire

Forms Library

Provides a library of templated forms related to the hiring process.

80%
(Based on 62 reviews)

E-Forms

Provides electronic forms for employees to complete.

80%
(Based on 60 reviews)

E-Signature

Enables new hires to sign forms electronically.

83%
(Based on 51 reviews)

Background Checks

Enables the employer to perform background checks.

81%
(Based on 25 reviews)

Offer Letter Approvals

Enables all stakeholders to approve an offer letter.

77%
(Based on 37 reviews)

Offer Letter Templates

Provides templates for offer letters.

77%
(Based on 36 reviews)

Logistics

Dashboards & Reporting

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

78%
(Based on 16 reviews)

Data Collection

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

85%
(Based on 15 reviews)

Lanuguage Options

Provide multiple language options for a global user base.

89%
(Based on 10 reviews)

Compliance

Governance

Offer standard processes and workflows across countries to reduce the risk of noncompliance.

Not enough data available

Country-Specific

Provide documents and templates for country-specific payroll compliance.

Not enough data available

Internal Policies

Deliver templates and workflows to create and enforce internal policies for global payroll.

Not enough data available

Time Tracking

Ease of Completing Timesheets

Timesheet entry takes little time and is intuitive for new users

89%
(Based on 146 reviews)

Tracking Time to Project/Task

Users can easily track time based on task or activity and assign to projects

86%
(Based on 83 reviews)

Billable Time Rate Management

Allows users and administrators to adjust rates based on user, role, task, project assignments, etc.

86%
(Based on 63 reviews)

Taxes

Tax Calculation

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

89%
(Based on 153 reviews)

Tax Filing

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

88%
(Based on 143 reviews)

Automatic Tax Payment

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

89%
(Based on 140 reviews)

Post-Hire

Self-Service Portal

Enables employees to login and view their onboarding process.

88%
(Based on 65 reviews)

Automated Team Introductions

Introduces new hires to employees based on org chart.

82%
(Based on 40 reviews)

Compliance Training

Provides training on relevant compliance issues.

81%
(Based on 31 reviews)

Automated Onboarding Workflows

Provides workflows which track new hire progress.

85%
(Based on 63 reviews)

Onboarding Notifications

Provides notifications about the onboarding process to both the new hire and manager.

82%
(Based on 58 reviews)

Management

Schedule Creation Tools

Tools that help in scheduling and shift creation and management.

81%
(Based on 12 reviews)

Schedule Management

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

85%
(Based on 12 reviews)

Employee Leave Management

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

77%
(Based on 13 reviews)

User Access

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

91%
(Based on 19 reviews)

User Role Access

Provides employees self service access and managers a centralized view.

91%
(Based on 19 reviews)

Employee Information

Ability to manage employee information.

92%
(Based on 19 reviews)

Employee Information Automation

Automate employee promotions and position changes and company policy changes.

90%
(Based on 14 reviews)

Integration

Other

Integration with other corporate software solutions such as travel and expense.

Not enough data available

HR/HCM

Ability to integrate with multiple HR and HCM software solutions.

Not enough data available

Finance

Provides integration with accounting and ERP software.

Not enough data available

Recruiting and Onboarding

Recruiting Marketing

Tracks and manages advertising and job postings accross multiple channels

80%
(Based on 56 reviews)

Sourcing and Candidate Identification

Search broad candidate pool to recruit passive talent

81%
(Based on 60 reviews)

Job Posting

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

82%
(Based on 64 reviews)

Screening and Assessments

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

82%
(Based on 53 reviews)

Interview and Offer Management

Provides interview scheduling, sample questions, and offers

82%
(Based on 50 reviews)

Applicant Tracking

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

84%
(Based on 61 reviews)

Onboarding

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

86%
(Based on 78 reviews)

Client Invoicing

Invoice Creation and Delivery

Ability to create and send printable or electronic invoices. Includes standard invoice style library that can be customized/branded.

n/a

Electronic Payments

Accepts electronic payments from clients

n/a

Project Accounting / Revenue Recognition

Provides adequate reporting and/or can integrate to AP systems to recognize revenue appropriately

n/a

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.

80%
(Based on 86 reviews)

Time Tracking Integration

Enables administrator to import hours from time tracking systems.

88%
(Based on 110 reviews)

Accounting Integration

Provides standard integration with third party accounting software.

82%
(Based on 92 reviews)

Core HR Integration

Provides standard integration with third party core HR software.

85%
(Based on 97 reviews)

Reporting

Time-to-Productivity Reporting

Provides metrics on the time it takes a new hire to reach productivity.

80%
(Based on 39 reviews)

Onboarding Process Reporting

Provides holistic Metrics on the onboarding process.

77%
(Based on 45 reviews)

Monitoring

Regulations Enforcement

Enforce federal, state, and organization regulations.

90%
(Based on 11 reviews)

Compliance Monitoring

Monitor and maintain compliance.

93%
(Based on 10 reviews)

Integration

Provide integrations with payroll software.

86%
(Based on 10 reviews)

Reporting

Benchmarking

Define local and global benchmarks to assess the competitiveness of compensation strategies.

Not enough data available

Cost Tracking

Analyse payroll costs across multiple countries and business entities, or by employee role.

Not enough data available

Dashboards

Dashboards can be used to manage payroll for a global or local workforce.

Not enough data available

Platform

Customization

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

81%
(Based on 127 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.

79%
(Based on 69 reviews)

Internationalization

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

78%
(Based on 49 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

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

87%
(Based on 140 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 123 reviews)

Mobile User Support

80%
(Based on 116 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.

75%
(Based on 141 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

81%
(Based on 84 reviews)

Platform

Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

79%
(Based on 178 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

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

86%
(Based on 184 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.

85%
(Based on 183 reviews)

Scalability

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

87%
(Based on 152 reviews)

Mobile Time Tracking

Time Tracking

Allows users to track and enter time spent on project tasks from mobile device.

89%
(Based on 121 reviews)

Administration

Standard Integrations

Provides standard connectors for popular Finance, Payroll, HRMS and CRM systems

81%
(Based on 74 reviews)

Workflow

Routes Timesheets, Invoices, Expense reports through approval process. Easy to maintain and administer

84%
(Based on 92 reviews)

Automated Reminders

Sends automatic reminders to employees that have not completed expenses reports and/or timesheets

81%
(Based on 77 reviews)

Policy Compliance Management

Enables administrators to create rules that enforce compliances of corporate time and expense policies

82%
(Based on 65 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 99 reviews)

Platform

Reporting

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

79%
(Based on 93 reviews)

APIs / 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.

77%
(Based on 55 reviews)

Internationalization

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

79%
(Based on 36 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 86 reviews)

Mobile User Support

Allows software to be easily used on multiple mobile devices include phone and tablet devices.

83%
(Based on 79 reviews)

Offline

Provides users ability to create and access expense reports/timesheets while not connected to internet.

n/a