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Workday HCM Alternatives & Competitors

(1,061)4.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Workday HCM? Tons of people want Core HR Software to help with time, attendance, and pto, expense management, and compliance. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Core HR Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Workday HCM. Based on reviewer data you can see how Workday HCM stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro), Ceridian Dayforce, Paylocity, and Oracle PeopleSoft are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Workday HCM.

Top Alternatives to Workday HCM

  • UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro)
  • Ceridian Dayforce
  • Paylocity
  • Oracle PeopleSoft
  • Paycom

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Workday HCM

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  1. UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro)

    (1,197)4.2 out of 5

    Ultimate Software’s cloud payroll solution, UltiPro, helps people simplify work, and helps organizations increase engagement and productivity across their global workforce.

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  2. Ultimate Software’s cloud payroll solution, UltiPro, helps people simplify work, and helps organizations increase engagement and productivity across their global workforce.

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    AF
    One stop shop for our HCM & Payroll team

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #2
    #2
  3. Ceridian Dayforce

    (555)4.2 out of 5
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    Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

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  4. Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

    Categories in common with Workday HCM:

    AA
    The one employee record aspect makes Dayforce a market leader in HCM platforms. The core products of payroll, HR and benefits work very well. Some of the newer modules, like performance and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Ceridian Dayforce is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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    #3
    #3
  5. Paylocity

    (1,544)4.5 out of 5

    Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

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  6. Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

    Categories in common with Workday HCM:

    LD
    I love the "Outstanding Client Services".

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Paylocity is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #4
    #4
  7. Oracle PeopleSoft

    (616)3.7 out of 5
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    Take advantage of significant cost savings and operational improvements when you run PeopleSoft in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle offers the only no-compromise enterprise cloud platform for moving PeopleSoft, its associated database systems, and ecosystem of apps to the cloud. Only PeopleSoft deployments running in Oracle Cloud have access to PeopleSoft Cloud Manager which automates routines for cloud migration and lifecycle management.

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  8. Take advantage of significant cost savings and operational improvements when you run PeopleSoft in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle offers the only no-compromise enterprise cloud platform for moving PeopleSoft, its associated database systems, and ecosystem of apps to the cloud. Only PeopleSoft deployments running in Oracle Cloud have access to PeopleSoft Cloud Manager which automates routines for cloud migration and lifecycle management.

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    IU
    I like the integration between PeopleSoft Financials and HCM. Also like that you can easily customize the applications to fit your business needs. It's also easy to navigate throughout the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Oracle PeopleSoft is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #5
    #5
  9. Paycom

    (753)4.2 out of 5
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    Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.

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  10. Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.

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    Alex P.
    AP
    As a technologist, we like the technology and the avenues by which we can use the Paycom platform. Very intuitive. Additionally, their customer service is pretty amazing. One point of contact...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Paycom is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #6
    #6
  11. SAP SuccessFactors

    (436)3.8 out of 5

    SAP SuccessFactors helps organizations align strategy with objectives & manage people performance to ensure execution & results. Execution is the difference.

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  12. SAP SuccessFactors helps organizations align strategy with objectives & manage people performance to ensure execution & results. Execution is the difference.

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    Sudhakar M.
    SM
    The User experience and the product differentiation is one I liked from other products.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, SAP SuccessFactors is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #7
    #7
  13. Oracle Talent Management Cloud (formerly Taleo)

    (334)3.4 out of 5
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    Oracle Talent Management Cloud allows you to manage the entire talent lifecycle from sourcing candidates, managing goals and performance, performing talent reviews, and developing careers and successions, and provides continuous learning to keep your talent engaged.

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  14. Oracle Talent Management Cloud allows you to manage the entire talent lifecycle from sourcing candidates, managing goals and performance, performing talent reviews, and developing careers and successions, and provides continuous learning to keep your talent engaged.

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    AH
    HCM Cloud has allowed us to expand our functionality.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Oracle Talent Management Cloud (formerly Taleo) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #8
    #8
  15. ADP Workforce Now

    (2,884)4.1 out of 5
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    From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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  16. From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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    AF
    There are no positive features I can list about ADP as a whole.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, ADP Workforce Now is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
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    #9
  17. Paycor

    (376)4.1 out of 5
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    HRIS that simplifies processes, reduces redundancy and gives you fast access to accurate records instantly

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  18. HRIS that simplifies processes, reduces redundancy and gives you fast access to accurate records instantly

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    AM
    It’s made HR so much easier to deal with. With the online and phone capabilities for staff to clock in and manage their own profile to the ease of the administration side, it makes communicating...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Paycor is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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    #10
  19. Paychex Flex

    (1,186)4.3 out of 5
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    Paychex reduces the complexity and risk of running your own payroll, while ensuring greater accuracy with up-to-date tax rates and regulatory information.

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  20. Paychex reduces the complexity and risk of running your own payroll, while ensuring greater accuracy with up-to-date tax rates and regulatory information.

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    AC
    I especially like that everything goes thru Flex now, not just time and Attendance. Our Representative is really great at getting back with me and my manager with issues we come accross.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Paychex Flex is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #11
    #11
  21. UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

    (818)4.0 out of 5

    Kronos Workforce Ready® provides a single fully integrated solution of scalable tools that enable businesses to work smarter — from pre-hire to retire. The suite combines the power of full human capital management (HCM) and workforce management capabilities in a simple cloud-based delivery — across HR, talent management, time and attendance, payroll, scheduling, and more. Its intuitive user interface is fully responsive and provides anytime, anywhere mobile access, that minimizes training and empowers employees while improving ease of use and efficiency.

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  22. Kronos Workforce Ready® provides a single fully integrated solution of scalable tools that enable businesses to work smarter — from pre-hire to retire. The suite combines the power of full human capital management (HCM) and workforce management capabilities in a simple cloud-based delivery — across HR, talent management, time and attendance, payroll, scheduling, and more. Its intuitive user interface is fully responsive and provides anytime, anywhere mobile access, that minimizes training and empowers employees while improving ease of use and efficiency.

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    Michael S.
    MS
    Good platform with a single underlying database. Kronos continues to invest in expanding and improving the software. Excellent annual KronosWorks conference where interaction among Kronos customers...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #12
    #12
  23. BambooHR

    (654)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Make a successful transition from tracking employee information in spreadsheets to managing it with personalized HR software that frees up time for meaningful work.

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  24. Make a successful transition from tracking employee information in spreadsheets to managing it with personalized HR software that frees up time for meaningful work.

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    UI
    The UI and ease of use make BambooHR a great platform for smaller companies. It is easy to set up your company org chart, for users to find others in the company, and update employee information.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, BambooHR is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #13
    #13
  25. Saba TalentSpace

    (183)4.2 out of 5

    Talent management software that gives you a new way to develop your people and teams. Put effective performance management at the heart of your talent strategy with Saba TalentSpace.

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  26. Talent management software that gives you a new way to develop your people and teams. Put effective performance management at the heart of your talent strategy with Saba TalentSpace.

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    JA
    Flexibility to configure the device for every office and the organizational backend. Administrators should adapt system and fly-side types so that workshops can be delivered easily and launched...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Saba TalentSpace is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    #14
    #14
  27. UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

    (1,303)4.0 out of 5

    The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

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  28. The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

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    AO
    So far I like Krono's scalability. There are many options and ways to configure Kronos. We are migrating from a home-grown scheduling tool to Kronos as we require a company-wide solution to fit...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More expensive
    #15
    #15
  29. Rippling

    (607)4.9 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    A Single, Modern System for Your Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT.

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  30. A Single, Modern System for Your Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT.

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    UI
    The interface is really clean and functional. The benefits enrollment process was literally the best I have ever experienced, much better than bambooHR, zenefits, workday.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Rippling is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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    #16
  31. TriNet

    (459)4.1 out of 5

    TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business. TriNet, incredible starts here. For more information, visit TriNet.com or follow us on Twitter (@TriNet).

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  32. TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business. TriNet, incredible starts here. For more information, visit TriNet.com or follow us on Twitter (@TriNet).

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    UF
    It's easy to view the next payday in the main interface, and makes it easy to route to the correct insurance portals. They have also been very communicative when I've reached out for assistance...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, TriNet is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #17
    #17
  33. Zenefits

    (319)4.1 out of 5
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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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  34. 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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    UI
    The mobile application was definitely the best part of the app. Easy to take on the go and view whatever you need at home or out and about.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Zenefits is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. APS Core HR Solution

    (200)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    APS is the cloud-based way to handle all of your people-related activities.

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  36. APS is the cloud-based way to handle all of your people-related activities.

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    Stefanie M.
    SM
    Very user-friendly and easy to navigate. The report manager and builder are the best. The customer service is top notch. The team assigned to our company is always right there when I need them....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, APS Core HR Solution is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    #19
    #19
  37. Sage People

    (19)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    A comprehensive global cloud HR solution built on Salesforce, for mid-sized multinational organizations.

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  38. A comprehensive global cloud HR solution built on Salesforce, for mid-sized multinational organizations.

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    Stacie A.
    SA
    Everyone at Fairsail has been great to work with; consultative; responsive, personable, and customer focused.

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, Sage People is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    #20
    #20
  39. ClearCompany

    (195)4.6 out of 5

    With Applicant Tracking, Onboarding, Performance Management and Goal-Setting, ClearCompany allows their clients to effortlessly move talent from applicant to new hire to top performer. Unlike "all in one" back-office HR platforms, their solutions work together to improve talent by linking performance reviews back with hiring.

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  40. With Applicant Tracking, Onboarding, Performance Management and Goal-Setting, ClearCompany allows their clients to effortlessly move talent from applicant to new hire to top performer. Unlike "all in one" back-office HR platforms, their solutions work together to improve talent by linking performance reviews back with hiring.

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    KK
    We appreciate the fact that it is web based, and not paper based, the fact that you can search for an applicant, and that Clear Company is always trying to better their platform. Also love the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Workday HCM, ClearCompany is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with