Workday Review 2021: Alternatives, Pricing, Features

Phil Strazzulla, HR Tech Expert
October 20, 2020

Workday is one of the most popular talent management systems.

What's Inside

WorkDay Review

While hated by many users, and the HR teams that have to implement this solution, Workday is still one of the best talent management systems particularly for large enterprise companies that need a solution that can scale, checks the necessary IT/Infosec boxes, and can be implemented across large global companies. In fact, we see more and more top People teams adopting Workday for their HCM suite as time goes on.

WorkDay Customers

Target, Patagonia, Bank of America

WorkDay Stats

  • Used by over 45% of the Fortune 500
  • Over 7,000 customers

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Key WorkDay Features

  • Machine learning and talent analytics
  • Career and skills tracking
  • Onboarding tools
  • Surveys
  • Reporting and dashboards
  • Real-time feedback
  • Mentorship functions

WorkDay Implementation

No matter size or type of company, Workday promises to customize the implementation experience. They have 500 preconfigured business processes to get started and provide a single point of contact for customer success during deployment. Workday also offers Success Plans with resources, tools, and expertise for a smoother implementation process at a subscription cost.

WorkDay Customer Success

WorkDay Key Integrations

Workday has a massive partner database featuring almost any solution your company will need.

What to be aware of

Workday's UI is notoriously frustrating, but it more than makes up for it with tons of functionality and connectivity.

WorkDay Pricing

WorkDay Alternatives


Talent management suite


Highly customizable


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