Compare PiiQ by Cornerstone, Zenefits, and Gusto Payroll

Pricing

 
Pricing
$45
per month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Free Trial
Zenefits
Free Trial Unavailable
Gusto Payroll
Pricing
$45per month
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.0
8.3
8.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.1
8.8
9.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.7
8.2
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.1
8.5
9.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
7.6
8.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
8.0
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.8
7.4
8.0
Meets Requirements
PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.0
Zenefits
8.3
Gusto Payroll
8.8
Ease of Use
PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.1
Zenefits
8.8
Gusto Payroll
9.1
Ease of Setup
PiiQ by Cornerstone
7.7
Zenefits
8.2
Gusto Payroll
8.7
Ease of Admin
PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.1
Zenefits
8.5
Gusto Payroll
9.0
Quality of Support
PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.7
Zenefits
7.6
Gusto Payroll
8.4
Ease of Doing Business With
PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.8
Zenefits
8.0
Gusto Payroll
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.8
Zenefits
7.4
Gusto Payroll
8.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.5%
57.3%
89.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
75.5%
40.7%
9.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
0%
2.0%
0.9%
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Small-Business
24.5%
Mid-Market
75.5%
Enterprise
0%
Zenefits
Small-Business
57.3%
Mid-Market
40.7%
Enterprise
2.0%
Gusto Payroll
Small-Business
89.7%
Mid-Market
9.4%
Enterprise
0.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Non-Profit Organization Management
13.2%
Computer Software
13.8%
Computer Software
7.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
9.4%
Information Technology and Services
8.9%
Internet
6.6%
 
Financial Services
9.4%
Internet
6.9%
Information Technology and Services
6.6%
 
Public Relations and Communications
5.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.7%
Marketing and Advertising
5.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
5.7%
Marketing and Advertising
4.5%
Accounting
4.5%
 
Other
56.6%
Other
60.2%
Other
68.7%
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Non-Profit Organization Management
13.2%
Hospital & Health Care
9.4%
Financial Services
9.4%
Public Relations and Communications
5.7%
Information Technology and Services
5.7%
Other
56.6%
Zenefits
Computer Software
13.8%
Information Technology and Services
8.9%
Internet
6.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.7%
Marketing and Advertising
4.5%
Other
60.2%
Gusto Payroll
Computer Software
7.8%
Internet
6.6%
Information Technology and Services
6.6%
Marketing and Advertising
5.7%
Accounting
4.5%
Other
68.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Automotive

We implemented Cornerstone (now PiiQ) 3 years ago and it was one of the best decisions we have made. The software was easy to implement, and the amazing customer support helped us every step of the way. It is user friendly and was readily embraced by...

Brittany L.
Administrator in Internet

Our company wanted to move to a system that was automated, integrated and efficient so we moved on to Zenefits. Zenefits customer service has been absolutely fantastic during the implementation process. Our company just moved out of implementation and our...

Alex L.
Administrator in Design

ZenPayroll makes payroll a seamless headache free experience. Hiring employees is easy, and you can do it all online. The best thing is that they file all of your paperwork for you. Never again do you need to fill out new hire paperwork, mail it in, wait...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Executive Sponsor

It is very engineering designed on the back end and not very admin user friendly

Administrator

Have had a couple of technical issues, and website directions can be misleading or just too vague for people unfamiliar with the system or with running payroll. I'm with a tiny nonprofit organization, and was hired as sort of the part-time "all in one"...

Emily P.
Agency

When onboarding, you are completely alone. It is you and their website. They tell you what info to input but it is very easy to make a mistake. I don't know if I made the mistake or if the website did but the NC Unemployment Tax was set to pay quarterly...

 
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Automotive

We implemented Cornerstone (now PiiQ) 3 years ago and it was one of the best decisions we have made. The software was easy to implement, and the amazing customer support helped us every step of the way. It is user friendly and was readily embraced by...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Executive Sponsor

It is very engineering designed on the back end and not very admin user friendly

Zenefits
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Brittany L.
Administrator in Internet

Our company wanted to move to a system that was automated, integrated and efficient so we moved on to Zenefits. Zenefits customer service has been absolutely fantastic during the implementation process. Our company just moved out of implementation and our...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator

Have had a couple of technical issues, and website directions can be misleading or just too vague for people unfamiliar with the system or with running payroll. I'm with a tiny nonprofit organization, and was hired as sort of the part-time "all in one"...

Gusto Payroll
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alex L.
Administrator in Design

ZenPayroll makes payroll a seamless headache free experience. Hiring employees is easy, and you can do it all online. The best thing is that they file all of your paperwork for you. Never again do you need to fill out new hire paperwork, mail it in, wait...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Emily P.
Agency

When onboarding, you are completely alone. It is you and their website. They tell you what info to input but it is very easy to make a mistake. I don't know if I made the mistake or if the website did but the NC Unemployment Tax was set to pay quarterly...

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Videos

 

PiiQ by Cornerstone Overview Video
PiiQ Performance Overview Video
PiiQ Learning Overview Video
PiiQ Client Story Video

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PiiQ by Cornerstone Overview Video
PiiQ Performance Overview Video
PiiQ Learning Overview Video
PiiQ Client Story Video

Zenefits
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