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Zenefits gives you a single place to manage your payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance -- all online, all in one beautiful dashboard. No more paperwork. No more headaches.

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Zenefits Features

Core HR

Organization Management

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

(Based on 94 reviews)

Time, Attendance, and PTO

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

(Based on 81 reviews)

Expense Management

Contains functionality for employees to submit expenses reports and track reimbursments


Salary Structures

Manages position descriptions and pay grades/structures for each role

(Based on 60 reviews)


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

(Based on 74 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

(Based on 96 reviews)

Workforce Management Platform Features

Labor Forecasting

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


Shift Scheduling

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


Time & Attendance Tracking

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

(Based on 39 reviews)

Workforce Analytics

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

(Based on 36 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.

(Based on 48 reviews)

Skills Management

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


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.

(Based on 54 reviews)

Succession Planning

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


Mobile Shift Scheduling

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


Team Communication

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


Benefits Administration Platform Features

Benefits Record Management

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

(Based on 96 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.

(Based on 93 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.

(Based on 62 reviews)

Document Management

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

(Based on 92 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.

(Based on 55 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.

(Based on 104 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).

(Based on 68 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.

(Based on 111 reviews)

Mobile Benefits Access

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

(Based on 68 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.

(Based on 47 reviews)


Compliance Support

Compliance support for employer liability, HR best practices, legal and workplace risks and liabilities.

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Safety Program

Safety program that follows OSHA regulations, limits regulatory penalties, and includes a dedicated safety representative.

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Certified Assistance

Provides IRS-certified withholding, reporting, and payment of federal employment tax obligations as well as determining federal tax credits.

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Tools that manage time tracking, payroll, benefits, and compliance.

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Optimize employee life cycle management from onboarding to retirement.

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Access to a comprehensive range of services across HR, talent, benefits, and compliance.

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Scale PEO services to match every business's needs.

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Specialist Guidance

Specialists provide guidance to help businesses evaluate all PEO service options.

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HR consulting provides additional support and guidance around best practices when dealing with leaves of absence, terminating employees, corporate wellness, and managing overtime.

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Detailed invoicing itemizes all costs and services.

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Implementation services to help set up account, import data, and learn how to use associated platform.

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Administrator and employee access to help and support resources.

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Access to HR and payroll advice, support, and educational assistance.

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

(Based on 73 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.

(Based on 44 reviews)


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


User, Role, and Access Management

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

(Based on 89 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.

(Based on 89 reviews)

Mobile User Support

(Based on 56 reviews)


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

(Based on 80 reviews)


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

(Based on 87 reviews)
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