About Paycor

Paycor is an all-in-one, cloud-based human resources (HR) platform which includes tools for managing recruiting, onboarding, employee records, time & attendance, benefits, payroll, tax compliance, and more. Solutions are available for small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, and nonprofit organizations.

Paycor allows users to create recurring employee schedules, control labor distribution and costs, and manage any exceptions, such as unapproved time cards and overtime alerts. Multiple time tracking methods are supported, including biometric readers, badge terminals, web browser time clocks, and mobile punching from employees’ smartphones. Employees can also view their schedules and request time off from their phone or web browser, and managers are given access to vacation and sick leave balances when approving requests.

Paycor’s payroll software includes tools for managing tax calculations and filing, 401 (k) data, workers’ compensation, pay stubs, W-2s, and 1099s, electronic child support payments, and more. Employees can login to update their contact, tax, and direct deposit details, with administrators notified automatically. The HR and benefits administration solution enables online open enrollment or a range of employee benefits, performance review management, and company document sharing, and also includes a library of HR document templates.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Paycor

• Mobile punching allows employees to clock in and out using their phones, and a range of time clocks can be integrated with the system, with support for biometric readers, badge terminals, telephone, and web browser clocking.

• Employee performance can be managed, with users able to create and conduct performance reviews, manage transfers, and track promotions.

• The employee self-service portal allows employees to request time off, new hires to upload their information before onboarding, and administrators to communicate important news with employees.

• Paycor’s applicant tracking system allows users to view analytics and status changes in real-time, with configurable workflows and approval routing.

• Charts and reports can be generated to give insight into historical labor trends, total compensation per month, employees paid per month, compensation by department, and average length of service, and users can also schedule reports to run automatically.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Paycor: 134

  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • 401(k) Tracking
  • ACA Reporting
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Assessment Management
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Availability Management
  • Background Screening
  • Benefits Dashboard
  • Benefits Management
  • Boolean Search
  • COBRA Administration
  • Calendar Management
  • Candidate Management
  • Candidate Profiles
  • Candidate Tracking
  • Career Development
  • Check Printing
  • Clock In / Out
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Compensation Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Deduction Management
  • Direct Deposit
  • Disability Insurance Administration
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • E-Verify/I-9 Forms
  • Electronic Forms
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Management
  • Email Templates
  • Employee Benefits Administration
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee Self Service
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Expense Tracking
  • FMLA Administration
  • Feedback Management
  • Forecasting
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • HR Management
  • HSA/FSA Administration
  • Health Insurance Administration
  • Internal Chat Integration
  • Internal HR
  • Interview Management
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Job Application Management
  • Job Description Management
  • Job Management
  • Job Posting
  • Job Requisition
  • Jobs Board
  • Learning & Development
  • Learning Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Life Insurance Administration
  • Messaging
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Multi-Location
  • Multi-State
  • Onboarding
  • Online Benefits Enrollment
  • Online Time Clock
  • Orientation Workflow Management
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Management
  • Progress Tracking
  • Provider Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reference Checking
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Resume Database
  • Resume Parsing
  • Resume Search
  • Retirement Plan Management
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shift Swapping
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Recruiting
  • Succession Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Task Management
  • Task Scheduling
  • Tax Compliance
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Clock
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2 Preparation
  • Wage Garnishment
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5
(2,125)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.2/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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Keith P.
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  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

We are a 1,200 person company with many global offices. Newton was a perfect fit for our needs.

Reviewed on 06/04/2018

Recruiters now have more time to seek optimal candidates as they need less time in the platform to...

Recruiters now have more time to seek optimal candidates as they need less time in the platform to post jobs, schedule interviews, interact with hiring managers, etc. Newton does a great job in blasting out our job postings to the various job boards and tracks where our leads are coming from. Our job seekers have a much easier time with applying for jobs and since our business hires at over 40 locations internationally, having a simple job application process is key for getting applicants who do not speak English as a first language. The job listing integrates seamlessly into our company web site. All good!

Pros

Our previous job posting and applicant tracking system was quite old and the user experience for both recruiters and applicants was far from ideal. Newton greatly simplified the job posting process by integrating with Outlook for interview scheduling, allowing mobile feedback from hiring managers (so that they did not need to enter the platform if they did not want to), and having dashboards which quickly showed status of jobs for the recruiters. The application process for job seekers was fast and easy, resulting in our receiving far more applicants per job than the previous tool. Overall, Newton was a perfect fit for our needs as it allowed our recruiters to focus more on seeking candidates (since entering jobs was much easier) and we are getting more/better candidates given the expanded reach and ease of use that Newton provides our job seekers.

Cons

The main thing that we did not like was that the analytics dashboards and tracking were all Flash-based, but that was updated in the most recent platform update, so now our recruiters do not have to worry about Flash plug-in issues. Otherwise, we are quite happy with Newton.

Whitney D.
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  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for Free Trial
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Would have been a Great Product!

Reviewed on 14/04/2022

The Reps within Paycor were great, always willing to answer and were always helpful. They did put...

The Reps within Paycor were great, always willing to answer and were always helpful. They did put alot of pressure on upper management. I really preferred this system over others but I was not the one who made that choice.

Pros

I loved the ease of the product and versality of it. It felt very easy to use, straight forward and simple. Unfortunately, the upper management felt pressure to sign on and so they ended up choosing a different system. Even though this was my preferred system.

Cons

Nothing, the software was great! I had no issue while learning the system.

Alternatives Considered

Paylocity

Reasons for Choosing Paycor

Paychex Flex was a very old looking system. We wanted a bit more fresh and user friendly.

Switched From

Paychex Flex

Reasons for Switching to Paycor

We didn't choose Paycor in the end.
Jennifer K.
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  • Industry: Religious Institutions
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Disappointing

Reviewed on 15/04/2022

Awful. Continual errors on their part, hours on hold, having to retell the issue at hand time and...

Awful. Continual errors on their part, hours on hold, having to retell the issue at hand time and time again only to get different, unreliable information. Issues have taken months to resolve and no one at Paycor seems to have any answers. We're a small company with 26 employees; it shouldn't be that hard.

Pros

There is nothing really standout about the software. It is similar to other platforms; nothing special.

Cons

Clunky, not intuitive, not customizable and super time-intensive to implement.

Ryan M.
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  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Paycor Review

Reviewed on 12/03/2022

Overall, very positive experience. Website timeouts are an issue, but the ease of use is a good...

Overall, very positive experience. Website timeouts are an issue, but the ease of use is a good trade off.

Pros

I like the ease of use and the ability to onboard users. Very straightforward. Non-technical folks can use this product easily.

Cons

Integration options are somewhat limited. The site often times out and time cards have to be manually adjusted often.

Alternatives Considered

Paychex Flex

Reasons for Choosing Paycor

Easier to use. Better for the skillset of our HR team

Switched From

ADP Workforce Now

Reasons for Switching to Paycor

cost, ease of use, overall platform.
Joanie B.
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  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Paycor for the Win

Reviewed on 05/05/2022

We have been able to reduce paperwork and personnel tracking, automate hiring and onboarding,...

We have been able to reduce paperwork and personnel tracking, automate hiring and onboarding, quickly process payroll, manage timekeeping, and process performance reviews and merit increases with ease.

Pros

Paycor has been a fabulous tool for our overall HRIS and Payroll needs. It has made our HR department run so much more smoothly.

Cons

We had to implement our "Go Live" during COVID so we did not have any onsite support as we had originally planned

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Paycor has the following typical customers:

2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

Paycor supports the following languages:

English

Paycor supports the following devices:

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

Paycor integrates with the following applications:

BerniePortal, Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT, DailyPay, Emburse Certify AP, Employee Navigator, Glassdoor, Global Shop Solutions, GoodHire, Hitch, Laika, NOVAtime, Outmatch, Shift Admin, Tanda, UltraShipTMS, VCS, Vitality, WageWorks, Workforce.com, eRSP

Paycor offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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