Dayforce HCM

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The all-in-one HCM software to empower your workforce

About Dayforce HCM

Dayforce is the global people platform for the modern workforce. As a single application, Dayforce unifies data from across the entire employee lifecycle, combining payroll, benefits, workforce management, human resources, talent management, and analytics to provide organizations with real-time, data-driven results at every level. Organizations can find and hire the right people, create schedules that support work-life balance, manage employee development, process global pay, administer benefits, and unlock workforce insights, all while monitoring compliance. With Dayforce, organizations can unlock more quantifiable value and operate anywhere with confidence.


Key benefits of Dayforce HCM

Continuous pay calculation: Traditionally, payroll admins have been unable to access their data until after the pay period had ended, and consistently ran out of time for audits. Dayforce has a single, flexible rules engine for time and pay. This means that pay is calculated continuously throughout the pay period, giving administrators the time they need to produce high-quality pay.

One application: With data stored in a single, central location, you get data-driven insights across all HR functions so you can make better decisions for the entire employee lifecycle. Dayforce eliminates the need for complicated integrations to simplify workflows, increase accuracy, and enhance compliance.

Actionable insights: Get the right data to the right people at the right time. Dayforce provides critical data-driven insights to help you make fast, informed decisions. Sophisticated predictive technologies help align business strategy with daily operations.

Anytime, anywhere access: Access Dayforce using the device of your choice on web or mobile. Dayforce is easy to learn and easy to operate. It gives employees control of their data with anytime access and helps organizations ensure their employee information is accurate and up to date.


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Overall rating

4.3 /5
(961)
Value for Money
4.0/5
Features
4.2/5
Ease of Use
4.2/5
Customer Support
3.8/5

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Josh
Josh
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  • Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  • Company size: 5,001–10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Dayforce HCM: Customize to Modernize

Reviewed on 19/06/2023

Dayforce has allowed us to streamline our processes in a better way while continuing to improve.

Dayforce has allowed us to streamline our processes in a better way while continuing to improve.

Pros

The ability to customize with relative ease. We are a highly complex company with several different union and non-union employee populations. The pay and time processing requirements are different by employee group, and Dayforce makes policy assignment simple.

Cons

Schedules are a bit cumbersome for non-traditional schedule types. We have employees whom work split shifts and the current scheduling capabilities do not allow us to create rotations.

Alternatives Considered

ADP Workforce Now and Workday HCM

Reasons for Switching to Dayforce HCM

Cost and system capability were the reasons we decided on Dayforce.
Jessica
Jessica
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 201–500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Dayforce simplifies and accelerates the payroll processing

Reviewed on 18/04/2023

Dayforce is an excellent option for any enterprise-level business. If you're looking to fix a...

Dayforce is an excellent option for any enterprise-level business. If you're looking to fix a problem with the system's mainstay functionality—namely, payroll and related "pay logic”—I think Dayforce is your best bet. After making that call, you'll also see increased productivity from the other modules I mentioned.

Pros

Ceridian Dayforce is used for many different purposes, including payroll, benefits, and attendance tracking. The payroll is run every other week. Dayforce is used for benefits enrollment, and the data is then sent to our supplier via an export. Dayforce is used to record and analyze attendance data, whereas DF is used to record and analyze vacation, sick, and personal time.

Cons

While progress has been made in the area of learning, its usefulness is limited by the fact that it is integrated from the outside. The scheduling module requires more human intervention than is ideal.

Linda
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  • Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Love/Hate Relationship with Dayforce

Reviewed on 20/06/2023

Dayforce is a fine system to use, with various issues hidden throughout. While my least favourite...

Dayforce is a fine system to use, with various issues hidden throughout. While my least favourite is the customer support, Dayforce also has a multitude of ways to find solutions on your own to avoid contacting customer support and spending large amounts of the company's money.I find Dayforce great and frustrating; there are so many good features with Dayforce that I'm looking forward to using, but I do find the system to be pretty convoluted. In order to fix ONE thing, I have to go through two to three different outlets within the system to make sure those work before this one thing is fixed.I do wish I had more positive things to say about Dayforce, but it's not the worst system I've used.

Pros

Easy to use features for both manager and employee. It's sleek-looking and doesn't require a lot of effort to learn how to use Dayforce. We are currently implementing document management and it seems simple, but effective.

Cons

Customer support has been both helpful and lacking. Helpful because of the forums, but it's very hit and miss with a rep. Sometimes I am given someone who is very helpful, provides guides, or reasonable answers within a good amount of time.Then there are times when I receive a rep who takes too long to answer or find out what the issue is, doesn't communicate, or doesn't initially fix the issue, causing more time and money (for the business).

Lorely
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  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Dayforce Review

Reviewed on 01/04/2024

Pros

Product offers a wide array of HR/Payroll modules. Easy to streamline processes and allows clients to customize their environment.

Cons

Cost has increased and changes in the environment continuously happens that clients are not able to keep up and often run into as they encounter an issue to a process that was working before but has stopped working due to software update.

Jock
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  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 201–500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Dayforce the future of employee services

Reviewed on 20/10/2023

Grrrreat!

Grrrreat!

Pros

The Reports are very good and the product is easy to navigate.

Cons

Calling for support is a task. It is hard to get through when you are at a critical moment.

Alternatives Considered

KronoDesk

Reasons for Choosing Dayforce HCM

Criterion caused a lot of payroll issues.

Switched From

Criterion HCM

Reasons for Switching to Dayforce HCM

Because they could demo out nurses time would calculate correctly.
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Dayforce HCM FAQs

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Dayforce HCM offers the following pricing plans:

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Dayforce HCM has the following typical customers:

51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Dayforce HCM supports the following languages:

Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Dayforce HCM supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Dayforce HCM integrates with the following applications:

Docusign

Dayforce HCM offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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