Top HCM Solutions

(Listed in alphabetic order)

ADP is the largest payroll and HR solution provider for SMBs. ADP offers a variety of solutions specific to different industries and size organizations. The Mid-Market offering (100-1,000 employees) is ADP Workforce Now (WFN) a full-suite HRIS system that has end-to-end capabilities, covering everything from payroll, benefits, and HR to recruiting, onboarding, performance, and learning. ADP WFN is used by over 50,000 organizations.

BambooHR is a leading HCM suite provider focused on the SMB market. They provide a modern HRIS solution that covers a wide spectrum of functionality - performance, recruiting, onboarding. BambooHR acquired Trax payroll to expand its HCM suite offering.

Bob is a leading solution for companies that want a HR Tech foundation built on performance, engagement, and culture. Its emphasis on employee engagement leads to high usage from employees. Additionally, Bob is a global company and their solution is a strong fit for multi-national companies.

Dayforce (Formerly Ceridian) is an all-in-one Human Capital Management (HCM) solution that caters to employee needs from onboarding to retirement. In 2012, they acquired Dayforce, a leading Workforce Management platform. Since then, Dayforce has evolved into its flagship offering and serves as a solution for businesses with complex requirements in payroll processing, time and attendance tracking, employee scheduling, and tax management. is a modern, user-friendly HR product suite with top-rated client support. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, and serving customers nationwide. GoCo HR solution is designed for customers to cost-effectively select the right HR modules to meet their unique needs and budget.

Gusto is a leader in SMB payroll. Gusto's modern user interface and ease of use have made it a popular choice for small organizations. In the last few years, Gusto has added benefits admin, time tracking, and onboarding capabilities to the system to provide more value to clients.

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isolved is a comprehensive HR solution provider that simplifies and streamlines human resources management for SMBs. isolved began as a COBRA administrator and merged with a prominent Time Management company. Ever since the merger its focus has been to build out a full HCM suite. isolved has made significant investments in its solutions and should be considered an emerging HR Tech vendor that continues to expand its offerings.

Paycom offers an all-in-one solution for small-to-mid-sized organizations, including payroll, benefits, HR, recruiting, and onboarding. Established in 1998 as a regional payroll processor in Oklahoma, Paycom has since expanded its HR tech services nationwide.

Paycor’s human capital management (HCM) platform is modernizing people management, from recruiting, onboarding and payroll to career development and retention. Paycor partnered with HR leaders to create a solution that is used by over 30,000 organizations. Paycor’s unified HR platform design delivers easy third-party integration, powerful analytics, talent development software, and highly configurable to support industry specific needs.

Paylocity is a leading cloud-based provider of human capital management (HCM) and payroll software solutions for mid-size organizations. Founded in 1997, Paylocity began as a payroll provider and has built a comprehensive suite of software and services that encompasses payroll processing, time and attendance tracking, benefits

administration, talent management, and employee self-service tools.

PDS has been a leading provider of HCM systems for 50 years. PDS offers a core suite of recruiting, onboarding, human resource, benefits, payroll, and time and attendance software throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.

Rippling is a comprehensive HR solutions provider that simplifies and streamlines human resources management for SMBs. Founded in 2016, by Parker Conrad, it has grown quickly to become a leader in HRIS vendor rankings. Previously, Mr. Conrad founded HR/payroll vendor Zenefits. Rippling is unique among HR technology vendors is in

addition to offering HR solutions, they offer IT solutions (used for Apps and device management).

UKG was formed from the merger of Kronos and Ultimate Software in 2020. Kronos was the leader in Workforce Management (timekeeping, labor scheduling, labor forecasting, etc.) and Ultimate

Software’s UltiPro was ranked as a top HCM solution. Their merger involved very few overlapping customers and products. UKG Pro is the flagship product offering a comprehensive HCM suite including HR, payroll, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Management, HR Service Delivery, Employee Engagement tools, etc.

Workday is a full-suite HRIS system that can serve as a one-stop-shop for companies, covering everything from payroll, benefits, and HR to recruiting, onboarding, performance, and learning. Workday is primarily an enterprise solution but has expanded to include the upper end of the mid-market.

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