Payroll Software

Payroll

What is Payroll Software?

Payroll software automates the calculations, and provides tracking of, employee payrolls. Systems usually provide interfaces with the company’s accounting, HR and employee benefits systems.

Common Features

  • Time and Attendance
  • Compensation Management
  • Taxation Deduction
  • Benefits Calculation
  • Direct Deposit
  • Accounting Systems Interface
  • HR Systems Interface
  • Retirement Plan Tracking
  • Vacation and Leave Tracking
  • Tax Form Preparation
  • Self Service Portal

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BambooHR

BambooHR

Composite Score
8.8 /10
CX Score
9.1 /10

The online Human Resources Information System that makes time for the work meant to do. BambooHR guarantees your success when changing from spreadsheets to our HR software.

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Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Friendly Negotiation
  • Reliable
  • Respectful
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Paycom

Paycom

Composite Score
8.8 /10
CX Score
9.0 /10

Paycom helps businesses streamline their employment processes from recruiting to retirement and everything in between. Our Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management systems operate from a single database, eliminating redundant data entry and the integration of multiple systems.

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Pros

  • Friendly Negotiation
  • Transparent
  • Helps Innovate
  • Generous Negotitation
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Composite Score
8.5 /10
CX Score
8.7 /10

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

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Pros

  • Transparent
  • Fair
  • Friendly Negotiation
  • Trustworthy
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Composite Score
8.4 /10
CX Score
8.7 /10

QuickBooks is an accounting software package developed and marketed by Intuit. QuickBooks products are geared mainly toward small and medium-sized businesses and offer on-premises accounting applications as well as cloud-based versions[2] that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Caring
  • Saves Time
  • Fair
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Composite Score
8.4 /10
CX Score
8.4 /10

isolved is the most-trusted HCM technology leader, providing the best combination of software and services to meet the needs of today’s People Heroes – HR, payroll, and benefits professionals. From talent acquisition to workforce management to talent management, our solutions are delivered directly or through our HRO partner network to more than 6 million employees and 168,000 employers across all 50 states – who use them every day to increase productivity, accelerate decision-making and ensure performance, while reducing risk.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Fair
  • Trustworthy
  • Acts with Integrity
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UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

UKG Pro

Composite Score
8.3 /10
CX Score
8.4 /10

UKG Pro™ (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro) is a powerful, global human capital management (HCM) solution. Transform your business with a connected global workforce experience delivered through resilient and mindful HR technology. From payroll to talent to service delivery to surveys, and everything in between, UKG Pro is the powerful HCM suite you need to drive people-focused results.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Acts with Integrity
  • Reliable
  • Enables Productivity
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Dayforce Inc.

Dayforce

Composite Score
8.2 /10
CX Score
8.0 /10

Dayforce (formerly Ceridian) is a global human capital management (HCM) platform that transforms the employee experience. It unifies data from across the entire employee lifecycle to enable better decision-making at every level. Dayforce is a comprehensive cloud platform that combines HR, payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management in a single application. Our scalable platform is built with a single, flexible rules engine combined with real-time updates and calculations that help address complex regulatory requirements.

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Pros

  • Security Protects
  • Respectful
  • Enables Productivity
  • Reliable

Cons

  • Under Delivered
  • Less Effective Service
Composite Score
7.8 /10
CX Score
7.7 /10

ADP HR Solutions provide a system of human resource management software solutions to streamline the management of human capital and payroll needs for any sized business.

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Pros

  • Security Protects
  • Reliable
  • Respectful
  • Performance Enhancing
Paylocity

Paylocity

Composite Score
7.6 /10
CX Score
7.6 /10

Our all-in-one software platform gives HR pros a way to easily manage daily tasks in payroll, benefits, talent, and workforce management. But what makes us different is that our technology is backed by a culture that truly cares about our clients’ success. Providers will merely sell you a product. But a partner actually cares about you and your business. A partner takes the time to get to know you and understand your needs. We work with you to identify the best solutions that will benefit your business today, while paving the way to a better tomorrow. And tomorrow is all about your team. Let's go forward together.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Friendly Negotiation
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Reliable
Composite Score
7.6 /10
CX Score
7.8 /10

ADP HR Solutions provide a system of human resource management software solutions to streamline the management of human capital and payroll needs for any sized business.

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Pros

  • Saves Time
  • Security Protects
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Enables Productivity