What Is UKG Ready?

UKG/Kronos Workforce Ready is a human capital management suite of tools on a single unified cloud platform that helps you manage the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to retire. Solutions for HR, recruiting, onboarding, time tracking, payroll, and more are easily accessed through a single intuitive interface. Automated and scalable tools provide a single source of truth with common reporting, dashboards, and robust workflows. Included self-service and mobile app allow easy, anytime access.

Who Uses UKG Ready?

Designed for businesses with 200 or more employees, Kronos is a multiple award winner leading cloud-based solution that provides skills tracking, performance management, shift swapping and much more.

Where can UKG Ready be deployed?

Cloud, SaaS, Web-based, Windows (Desktop), Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

About the vendor

  • UKG
  • Located in Lowell, US
  • Founded in 1977
  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China and 9 others

Languages

Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German and 1 others

About the vendor

  • UKG
  • Located in Lowell, US
  • Founded in 1977
  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China and 9 others

Languages

Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German and 1 others

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Features of UKG Ready

  • ACA Reporting
  • Action Management
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking Software
  • Assessment Management
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Automatic Time Capture
  • Availability Management
  • Benchmarking
  • Benefits Dashboard
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • COBRA Administration
  • CRM Software
  • Calendar Management
  • Candidate Management
  • Candidate Profiles
  • Candidate Tracking
  • Check Printing
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Compensation Management Software
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Contractor Management Software
  • Direct Deposit
  • E-Verify/I-9 Forms
  • Electronic Forms
  • Email Management Software
  • Email Marketing Software
  • Email Templates
  • Employee Benefits Administration
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Recognition Software
  • Employee Scheduling Software
  • Feedback Management
  • Float Pool Management
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Health Insurance Administration
  • Individual Development Plans
  • Interview Management
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Job Posting
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Leave Policy Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Messaging/Shift Dispatching
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Location
  • On-going Performance Tracking
  • Onboarding Software
  • Online Benefits Enrollment
  • Online Booking
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Scheduling
  • Online Time Clock
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Orientation Workflow Management
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Peer Appraisals
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Performance Review Management
  • Provider Management
  • Pulse Surveys
  • Punch card
  • Question Library
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Real-time Updates
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resume Parsing
  • Resume Search
  • Resume Storage
  • Review Cycle Tracking
  • Scheduling Software
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shift Scheduling
  • Shift Swapping
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Skills Tracking
  • Social Media Integration
  • Succession Planning Software
  • Task Management Software
  • Tax Compliance
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking Software
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2 Preparation
  • Workflow Management Software

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Reviews of UKG Ready

Average score

Overall
4.1 (784)
Ease of Use
4.0 (784)
Customer Service
4.0 (784)
Features
4.0 (784)
Value for Money
3.9 (784)

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Camilo C.
Camilo C.
Talent Acquisition Specialist in Colombia
Verified LinkedIn User
Logistics & Supply Chain, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Best ally for recuitment process.

5.0 last month New

Comments: One of the benefit of use UKG is the organization of the applicants on different stages, the information they got, the interface is so easy to understand.

Pros:

How easy is to use, the explanation of all the stages, the commitment with the applicant, the interface.

Cons:

Sometimes the website is down and that affect the operation.

Lisa M.
HR Director in US
Hospital & Health Care, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source
Source: SoftwareAdvice

Alternatives Considered:

Kronos Review

4.0 3 years ago

Comments: I am a little frustrated with at times the communication flow. Frequent cancellations of meetings. Not always meeting deadlines on things. Sometimes not communicating proactively updates on where we are at with fixing certains issues. The latest hiccup occurred when the system went down and we reported this. Then we found out that we were supposed to sign up for the workforce community to get the updates when something goes wrong. This was either not communicated to us, or not quite communicated in a way that any of the implementation team understood. Not one of us either remembered or understood this. Separate from that I am very disappointed that important notifications are not automatic - instead we have to sign up for those notifications. My question is why? Shouldn't important notifications be standard? I have never had a product where we've had to sign up for those. You really need to reconsider that. There are other minor issues that make no logical sense to me as well. Like how to request PTO and not having the option to request a flat number of hours over several days. We are a healthcare operation with various schedules and requesting two weeks cause odd things to happen. Seems like this is something that should have been offered as an option long ago. Our first go-live date was December 23rd and now it is August 16th and we still have not gone live because there are still numerous issues to work through. That is frustrating for all the staff here.

Pros:

I've used time and attendance systems before and generally like them.

Cons:

We've have a tough time pulling the trigger to go live. I recognize that some of that is related to our unusual rules. However, I get a little disappointed about the lenghthy time and some of the hiccups seem to be for other reasons.

Maci H.
Human Resources Manager in US
Hospital & Health Care, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

UKG Ready Set Go

4.0 4 weeks ago New

Pros:

UKG has been a blessing for our facility. Our old time clock system was through Kronos often referred to as Greenscreen. This program is a night and day difference from that. My 81 year old employee can use it with ease!

Cons:

The system will periodically "error" the punch. My employees will select punch to clock in or out and UKG doesn't process the punch. This will create a few missed punches that we have to then track down. Frustrating.

Majeeda P.
HR Generalist in US
Recreational Facilities & Services, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source
Source: SoftwareAdvice

Alternatives Considered:

A good software but not unfortunately designed for Park Districts.

3.0 3 years ago

Comments: I liked the support staff that helped me with issues that arose. In particularly, I want to say that they were great, even though, they could not always help me. They made an honest effort and tried to even make logical solutions to help remedy my issues. Rep was by far my favorite support persons. Please let them know that I appreciated their time and energies. They did a tremendous job helping me with the software and always followed up and followed through. I will miss our lengthy support sessions!

Pros:

There was some level of customizing available.

Cons:

It was not a software designed for an organization like mine, a park district. In our organization, most employees work in more than one role at all times. Kronos could only keep general record of one job with one pay rate to each employee (we did not have the Payroll portion of Kronos). Some notifications that we needed were not available. Creating forms from scratch was difficult. Webinars were very long (3 Hours). Kronos was not as customizable for us as we had hoped. many things that we wanted to do with the system were not possible. Applicants had a hard time applying through the software. I had constant issues with log-ins.

Bruce B.
Technical Support Supervisor in US
Information Technology & Services, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source
Source: SoftwareAdvice

Alternatives Considered:

Flexibility to Customize According to Your Needs

4.0 3 years ago

Comments: We are using time-sheet entry notes for our users to document their activities with customers. These notes in turn make their way onto our billing statements to our customers . This saves countless hours of work for our billing department.

Pros:

Workforce Ready is a very robust time and labor application that can integrate seamlessly with your payroll solution. The granular configuration options allow the administrator and/or implementation team to set up their timekeeping solution according to their individual needs. Moreover, by mixing and matching profiles within the different areas of configuration, one can fine tune options by departments or individual employees if necessary.

Cons:

Perhaps it is unavoidable but with the extreme level of flexibility comes also an extensive admin interface that could take a good amount of time to fully grasp. An administrators with years of experience could easily expect to still be learning new and better ways to complete tasks.