Workday HCM

Unified human capital management and talent acquisition

About Workday HCM

Workday HCM helps managers and HR teams to gain more visibility into all workforce operations, and to prepare organizations for growth and expansion. The system enables users to build strong teams of employees by finding skilled workers through talent searching and job profiles. Workday HCM enables enterprises to manage global teams from hire through to retire. Organizational charts and modeling features allow users to structure and visualize the entire organization, manage both employees and contingent labor, as well as to configure workflows and define businesses processes. The HR software also allows users to manage time-off and absences through a self-service employee interface that includes time-off requests and reporting, time-tracking, and time-off rules automation.

Workday HCM includes a number of HR features including organization management, talent and performance management, and Workday Absence Management, which allows users to manage time-off and absence policies across global offices. Workday also offers a range of recruiting tools to help set up career sites that are compatible with mobile devices and integrated to social media platforms such as LinkedIn.

The talent management tools provided by Workday HCM help users identify top talent and best matches for open positions from existing talent pools of current employees and external candidates. The performance management tools include goal management and alignment for both individuals and department. Feedback reviews and rewards can also be used to praise performance and goal completion. Succession Planning allows users to monitor the health of the succession pipeline taking into account factors such as successor readiness and flight risk.

Workday HCM payroll solution includes analytics and reporting to run audits and drill down into payroll details. The global payroll solution provides integration with third-party payroll applications to manage payments in different countries. Workday HCM also facilitates benefits administration by offering employees complete visibility int o benefit coverage such as health, retirement and insurance. Users can use the software to manage and analyze benefit plans, costs, eligibility rules and more. The Cloud Connect features allows users to connect Workday with 3rd party benefit providers.

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Key benefits of Workday HCM

Workday HCM Big Data Analytics integration: Choose from a range of pre-built analytics templates such as global payroll cost analysis, or use the Report Writer to generate custom visualizations to meet organization KPIs.

Workday HCM reports are multi-dimensional and immediately actionable. Users can see organization health metrics and receive alerts, analyze trends, and use predictive models to plan future decisions.

Workforce Planning: Segment roles and positions to analyze capacity and capability, identify talent pools, and plan actions for succession, recruiting, development, and performance evaluations.

Manage Attendance: Track and report time-off requests in real-time. Automate time-off rules and absence policies. Employees can use the self-service interface to request time-off.

Recruitment Tools: Candidates can search and apply for open positions from their mobile devices. Recruiting analytics allow users to assess the performance of new hires, analyze recruiting demand, and identify talent gaps.

Talent Management: Complete talent pipeline visibility allows employers to see current employees, external candidates and prospects to identify top talent. Set up talent pools to target specific candidates when new positions open up.

Devices

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Markets

Australia, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, United States

Supported Languages

Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish

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Features

Total features of Workday HCM: 103

  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • 401(k) Tracking
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Application Management
  • Assessment Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Background Screening
  • Benefits Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Boolean Search
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • CRM
  • Calendar Sync
  • Candidate Management
  • Candidate Profiles
  • Candidate Tracking
  • Career Development
  • Careers Page
  • Check Printing
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Compensation Management
  • Competency Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Direct Deposit
  • Electronic Forms
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee Self Service
  • Feedback Management
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • HR Management
  • Individual Development Plans
  • Internal Chat Integration
  • Internal HR
  • Interview Management
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Job Application Management
  • Job Management
  • Job Posting
  • Job Requisition
  • Jobs Board
  • Learning & Development
  • Learning Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Country
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-State
  • Onboarding
  • Orientation Workflow Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Outsourcing
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Pipeline Management
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Recruiting Firms
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reference Checking
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resume Database
  • Resume Parsing
  • Resume Search
  • Resume Storage
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Self Service Portal
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Skills Tracking
  • Social Media Integration
  • Succession Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Task Management
  • Tax Compliance
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2 Preparation
  • Wage Garnishment
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5
(801)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.1/5
Customer Support
4.2/5

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Vera B. Vera B.
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Very good timesheet system

Reviewed on 30/3/2018

Having so many people in the company, it is very time consuming to manage HR related things for...

Having so many people in the company, it is very time consuming to manage HR related things for everyone on top of having new recruits. It is easily accessible for the current employees (can't say much for the new employees). I can access and make changes at home or at the office.

Pros

I like the ease of entering time worked and the time off request policies. That system works very well for my colleagues and I am able to revise entries and easily submit it to my supervisor. Sending reminders to everyone about updating info in workday is another good feature that we utilize often. It is also nice to have the quicklinks feature as it makes things easier to find in a time crunch. The payroll feature has been useful to me as well, I like being able to go back and see past checks.

Cons

The process can be tedious. Whenever I make a change, it goes through upper management. The goals and self appraisal process were also very confusing. There were multiple steps and I didn't see why it needed to be that way. They should've just made everything available online instead of us having to upload a word document of our goals and appraisals.

Patrick j M. Patrick j M.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Experienced Architect Required for Success

Reviewed on 27/5/2021

I have configured Workday daily, for the past 7 years. I have configured every module from payroll...

I have configured Workday daily, for the past 7 years. I have configured every module from payroll to benefits to recruiting and you'll be hard-pressed to find another Workday expert with as much experience as me.

Pros

Workday is the best HCM software in THE world. Nothing and I mean nothing is superior. We can argue about the competency of individual modules, especially payroll, but as a core HCM platform, no other software can compete. Anybody that says otherwise does not know what they're talking about. Anybody that complains about usability is probably not working with a quality Solutions Architect. To successfully implement and maintain this application, it is absolutely required that you employ at least one experienced, rockstar Solutions Architect. The application is expensive and is crucial that you fully leverage all of the technology that the app offers. Use its sophisticated features to optimize your HR department.

Cons

Workday knows that they have a real gem here. As a result, their attention to customer support has consistently declined as the popularity of the application has increased. Unless you're a major client oh, you're not going to get good customer support. What do I mean by a major client? I'm talking about the Google's the Facebook's the Adobe's, and even then, the support can leave something to be desired. And I'm speaking as someone who has worked at one of the aforementioned. An HR executive once told me that starting with work day was like being given the keys to a fancy new Ferrari but not even being shown how to start the car. Also, just because they work for workday doesn't mean they know what the hell they're talking about. The popularity has grown so has their staff. Obviously, some of these staff members are incompetent. I have experienced this firsthand and I assure you that it is frustrating when the so-called Workday SME is significantly less experienced than yourself. And this was at a time when I was fairly green. I have had to clean up confusingly complex convoluted implementations, after the fact. While I appreciate the job security, this is not a great way for any company to begin a relationship with their customer. We all know that a popular software can quickly be overtaken by a newer, better product. Workday is vulnerable here and somebody could exploit it.

Reasons for Switching to Workday HCM

We had the budget and the buy-in to procure the absolute best HCM product available in the market, and Workday is that product.
Tom G. Tom G.
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

Workday

Reviewed on 7/10/2021

Pros

Generally quite intutitve and the dashboard allows you to find what you need. I.e. the recruiting dashboard tile brings you to all of your open & assigned requisition. Depending on how your organisation has set up your options, you can easily navigate around to find your personal details, performance review, time off and create new requisitions.

Cons

There are far too many clicks and the reporting is very limited & overly complicated. The Workflow is far too complicated and there are too many steps, which can make the system extremely complicated and hard for the average user to understand how to complete simple tasks e.g. creating a new requisition, transferring a colleague into another manager etc.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 1.0 /10

Half-Baked Cake

Reviewed on 18/3/2019

I've used the Recruiting module for three years now, I can't help but wonder if the development...

I've used the Recruiting module for three years now, I can't help but wonder if the development team has involved an experienced recruiter when developing the module. I honestly don't think that Workday is ready to roll out to the market. If you are the decision maker consider buying this application, you really should include your recruiters' opinions.

Pros

The look and layout of the worklets are the only things I can praise about.

Cons

The business processes are too disconnected to count. The security level is so high up that a small change requires the product admin. (or whoever has the security level) to configure it at the backend. Pre-screening questionnaires must be pre-defined and pre-populated in the system - you can’t adjust the questions according to the requirements of each job at the time of Job Requisition creation. Trying to find a Job Requisition associated with a Position requires the skills of Sherlock Holmes. Recruiter receives many useless notifications and hiring managers receive many emails to a point of hysteria. Workday refreshes itself so frequently that recruiter can never leave their My Recruiting Jobs report on the screen longer than half-an-hour. Moreover, as soon as you click on any link on the My Recruiting Jobs report, any sorting/filtering will be lost. Customizing the columns of the Candidate Grid does not mean you can export it to Excel the same way you’ve arranged the columns. You can’t write comments as you read the resumes in the Candidate Grid - you have to go to individual application and write in the Activity Stream. Hiring managers can’t select and move multiple candidates at the Candidate Grid - can only move 1. You can’t use simple AND/OR with the filter feature at the Candidate Grid – can only search 1 word. When you search a specific name (i.e., Patel) in the Search Box, it spit out a list of names with no particular order; importantly, no filtering tools.

Nolan H. Nolan H.
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Workday HCM Review

Reviewed on 10/8/2021

I support a team that focuses primarily on data driven tasks, and within that world its' really...

I support a team that focuses primarily on data driven tasks, and within that world its' really import to step away from the numbers and the data and focus on what my employees are excelling at individually and see what challenges they are facing. I love that the employee is the one to input their goals and results, as that holds them accountable for any challenges they are facing. The email reminders are very helpful for both me and the team I support. It's a great tool that helps us connect and drive forward!

Pros

Workday HCM has been a big part of my employee success tracking since my organization made the switch. However, with my entire division switching to a remote / work from home model, it's been imperative to keeping my employees on track with their career development. Workday makes it simple and streamlined to create monthly, quarterly & annual goals for my team, and my favourite thing about the software is when an entry is needed or overdue from them, they receive a message to their inbox (so I don't have to send a ton of reminders - nobody likes doing that). On my end, I get updates regarding completion status of performance tracking, and I really like the transparency in terms of my employees receivng a notification when I have completed their forms on my end as well.

Cons

I find it a bit difficult to access previous performance reviews, and I somehow never get there on my first try when I try to access the previous quarters or months. If there was a much more obvious option on the dashboard that would make the Workday experience even better.

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Workday HCM has the following typical customers:

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

Workday HCM supports the following languages:

Dutch, English, French, German, 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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