About Workday HCM

Workday HCM - a single, cloud-based solution for workforce planning, talent management, and payroll processes helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications are built with artificial intelligence and machine learning at the core to help organizations around the world embrace the future of work. Workday is used by more than 10,000 organizations around the world and across industries—from medium-sized businesses to more than 50% of the Fortune 500.


Key benefits of Workday HCM

Workday HCM helps your people meet their full potential by delivering the greatest possible impact with a workforce primed to perform. Explore our artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to learn how we help you do just that.

Experience Management: Deliver an intelligent experience employees will love. Powered by ML, our personalized, intuitive experiences keep people engaged at every step in their careers. Empower, support, connect, and inspire your entire workforce with our experience solutions.

Skills-Based People Strategy: Attract and develop the right skills across your workforce. Workday Skills Cloud, the world’s most open, intelligent skills foundation, empowers organizations to make data-driven decisions around talent and staffing, and to enable leaders to plan their immediate and future workforce.

Workforce Optimization: Maximize your people’s performance. Optimize, augment and support your people with ML-enabled process automation and AI-powered decision support. See the impact of pairing people with technology to unlock the value of your total workforce.

HR Service Delivery: Deliver smarter, best-in-class support.
Put people at the center of HR. Enabled by AI, our service delivery solution helps you personalize HR services for each worker, pre-empt case creation with on-target answers, and lighten the load on your team.

Belonging and Diversity: Build a workplace where everyone belongs. Go beyond good intentions and reach your belonging and diversity goals. With our VIBE™ (Value Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity™) approach paired with the pristine data in Workday, you can get detailed insights to build better workplaces for all.

Evolution of Work: Predict and prepare for what comes next. The future of work has arrived, transforming every aspect of the workplace. Forward-thinking organizations are already using AI-technology embedded in Workday to help deliver better employee experiences, improve operational efficiencies, and provide insights for faster, data-driven decision-making. Workday helps you support new workforce imperatives, adapt to what comes next, and lead the evolution of work.


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Kelly
Kelly
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  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Workday helps our company recover payroll benefits

Reviewed on 23/5/2023

We are currently implementing Workday HCM across the organization for onboarding, benefits,...

We are currently implementing Workday HCM across the organization for onboarding, benefits, staffing, time monitoring and absence management. We will be enabling the administrator self-management feature shortly. We will appreciate the ease of navigation and module features we started with Workday. I have previously used three workforce management systems - PeopleSoft, UltiPro and ADP. I consider Workday to be the Cadillac of such systems. In just six months, we have corroborated that the choice of HCM, benefits and payroll system was the right one. We liked the fact that all customers received the same version of the program and that there were partial semi-annual updates. The customization is in the business procedures that the delivering application creates within the system you have been given. No "bolts on". Another big plus for their team managers was visibility, and we appreciated the way security is role-based.

Pros

Our first experience was open enrollment last year. Those who tried it, stated that it was very simple and easy to use, Workday's interface. Accountability and visibility for absence monitoring. Managers have the ability to look at each team member's time off, as well as each team member's balance. Our company encourages employees to control their personal information and gives them the ability to set up and assign by pay type their direct deposit, federal and state withholding. In addition, everyone has a different perspective on their payroll, focusing primarily on salaries.

Cons

Out of the room, we didn't know what we didn't know. It took about 4 months to work out some of the personality issues and link the pieces together. Know how business processes affect each component individually. Some components are very finicky. In order for the system to work properly, there needs to be someone who is the in-house maintenance and troubleshooting specialist.

Kendall
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  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Company size: 5,001–10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Using Workday streamlines organizational tasks

Reviewed on 21/7/2023

When it comes to human capital management, Workday HCM is hard to beat. It's easy to learn, has a...

When it comes to human capital management, Workday HCM is hard to beat. It's easy to learn, has a wide range of useful features, and won't break the bank. You may get information on employees, recruits, payroll, and more with the use of this platform.

Pros

Many businesses struggle with adaptability, but Workday distinguishes out thanks to its intuitive design. In comparison to the MIS we used before, I found it to be pretty engaging. In my perspective, Workday can be integrated with a wide range of third-party programs. The internal hiring process is also simplified.

Cons

Workflow integration severely restricts its flexibility in terms of making global adjustments or edits. It's hard to navigate because items are split and there are too many action item tabs. It is challenging to acquire or develop individualized reports.

Sarah
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

End user - Used for Time-sheets, Payslips, && Time off requests

Reviewed on 19/4/2019

This application has so much potential. The opening page of it is so user friendly. After that...

This application has so much potential. The opening page of it is so user friendly. After that though everything gets so confusing. There are so many different windows that open and the site is really difficult to navigate. Half the time I want to find information, I get lost trying to find it and completely forget what I was looking for in the first place. Hopefully as time progresses they will find ways to integrate more user-friendly methods to use the information.

Pros

- Pretty UI
- Convenient that all these things (Time-sheets, payslips, && Time off) are in the same place
- Has tremendous potential

Cons

- Haven't found a way to contact the company to suggest improvements
- After you submit a time-off request, no easy way to undo it.
- After you have removed a time-off request, looking at PTO requests you see ALL of the actions you took (request time, remove time off request) && it isn't just for one day EX) A normal workday is split into two sections (before && after lunch). So 4 in total if you took a day then cancelled it.
- After you fill out your time-sheet && save it. You have to go to a separate tab to submit it. (You need to know to do that, there is not a link to it after you save the time-sheet.) This should be on the same page for a clearer flow.
- The entries for the actual time-sheet are huge. There should be a smaller plain view that is easier to fill out.
- If you click fill from scheduled time it does not automatically un-check your Requested PTO days so you might accidentally charge x2 time for that day. (Regular && PTO)
- Paid Time Off is not intuitive. It asks you what date you want to know the pro-rated Accrued Time Off is. If you could just have a simple information sheet that says Total for 2019 (or whatever year), Accrued so far, used time off, planned time off, left over.
- Pay Slips are not intuitive: To see your pay slip you have to click "Print", then it says it will notify you when it is ready. Then you have to open the PDF of it. It should just display beside the dates, forward && back buttons would be a plus.

Shannel
Shannel
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  • Industry: Think Tanks
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Workday HCM, a victory in managing workforce.

Reviewed on 14/11/2023

Generally the experience with Workday HCM has been so beneficial to the entire organization both...

Generally the experience with Workday HCM has been so beneficial to the entire organization both the employees and to the performance of our organization. It allows us to have well managed and orchestrated workforce which leads to us getting optimum results from all our work especially matters community awareness and development.

Pros

A valuable aspect about Workday HCM that we have really benefited from is how flexible it is as this allowed us to set it up in way that it perfectly matched with our nature of work. It allows us to get more productive results from individuals by aligning someones capabilities with the right kind of work roles. It has very reliable insights about workers which makes it easy to offer excellent work conditions which benefits both the company and the employee.

Cons

Despite Workday HCM being such an important product for managing workforce, all this comes at a cost. Also the user interface could be improved to get more intuitive.

Kyle
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  • Industry: Banking
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 3.0 /10

Great For HR, But Lacks For ATS

Reviewed on 2/6/2023

While nice to have one system of record for HR across the organization, Workday often lacks when it...

While nice to have one system of record for HR across the organization, Workday often lacks when it specifically comes to recruiting/ATS needs.

Pros

It's nice to have the ATS built into your HRIS functionality. Both systems can communicate between each other with relative ease. This can make it nice for employees to have a one-stop place for all things HR. Because external applicants/hires apply through Workday, there is an initial profile built that carries through after hired and onboarded.

Cons

The ATS functionality of Workday was clearly an afterthought to the HRIS function, and was created/bolted on after the fact. Because of this, it lacks the intuitiveness, functionality, and features of industry leading ATS's. Often times you have to edit and limit your workflows to what Workday can do, meaning it may not be the most efficient.Collecting data/metrics, especially when trying to break down to a micro level is very difficult, and sometimes impossible for what you're looking for. The data visualization also lacks far behind other ATS's.Employee referral tracking is a pretty bad experience. It actually creates more work, and makes it more difficult to hire and track referrals. We use a completely separate program for these.

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Workday HCM has the following typical customers:

2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Workday HCM supports the following languages:

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

Workday HCM supports the following devices:

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

Workday HCM integrates with the following applications:

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Workday HCM offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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