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ADP Reviews

Updated October 24, 2014
Updated October 24, 2014
1,882 Reviews
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1,882 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • ADP is a solid organization Work/Life balance - getting to work from home (in 143 reviews)

  • You're able to work from home remotely in case of something like bad weather or illness (in 54 reviews)


Cons
  • If you are in an individual contributor role, kiss your work life balance goodbye (in 45 reviews)

  • Upper Management is lacking, need to bridge the gap from Management to employees (in 41 reviews)

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work. Fun work environment with a lot of learning opportunities.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Intern in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at ADP full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great company to learn from, and there are plenty of full-time options available after internship is over.

    Cons

    There are no cons, just needed to put something.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good place to grow your career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative

    I have been working at ADP full-time

    Pros

    Knowledgable, ethical leaders
    Opportunities to learn different areas of the business
    Great people to work with
    Focus on ongoing training for service employees
    Very supportive of telecommuting

    Cons

    Positions continue to be off shored
    Work life balance is a challenge at times
    Limited mentoring opportunities
    Annual increases have remained low

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good stepping stone

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ADP

    Pros

    Getting great outside sales experience. Self management.

    Cons

    Overlapping territories. High turnover. Lack of communication between management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/a

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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to start your professional career.

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    Current Employee - Network in Roseland, NJ
    Current Employee - Network in Roseland, NJ

    I have been working at ADP as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    People are very cordial and friendly
    One can learn a lot from experienced team members
    New technologies being adopted

    Cons

    Projects and work in general progress at a very slow rate.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company to work for in Sales. They lavish sales people with many rewards for met goals. My wife worked in client

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    Current Employee - SBS Associate District Manager in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - SBS Associate District Manager in Greenville, SC

    I have been working at ADP full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. I have really enjoyed the goal structure and the many rewards offered to sales associates. Great place to build wealth.

    Cons

    Many many ups and downs to deal with. The first year is very tough. If you do well you are highly looked at obviously. If you do bad it's almost like you're not a good person. ???

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Waiting on the OTHER shoe to drop!!!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ADP

    Pros

    Stable company with some good people. Great training opportunities that you can take anywhere.

    Cons

    COS does not provide work life balance. If you have children it would be best if you did not accept a position here. You have to there on time and leave late. There is an occurrence policy that is supposed to hold repeat offenders accountable but instead drives the A players away. They hire people with no payroll experience to process high level payrolls for large Fortune 500 companies and expect accuracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just because a manager can do a PowerPoint presentation does not mean they can manage people. Pay attention to high turnover that happens under soecific managers and have skip level meetings.

  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Decent work culture and salary.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - HRB Client Support Specialist in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Former Employee - HRB Client Support Specialist in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I worked at ADP full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities, generally nice co-workers. Flexible work arrangements to work from home. Time off is comparable to to other companies in the marketplace. My location had a doctor's office onsite, which was free for employees. Lots of fun events.

    Cons

    Pay could be more competitive. Expectations are set high with little motivation to do well. Senior management is not well connected to their employees. Outsourcing the HRB support to the Philipines is obvious cost saving measure, and one of the reasons I left.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I hope that management decides to keep support for HRB and Payroll in the US. Language barrier is tough for clients.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to learn and grow can't stay forever

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    Former Employee - Senior Connection Support Spec in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Connection Support Spec in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at ADP full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    This is a great place to learn and grow.

    Cons

    No work life balance, especially due to working in HR & Benefits. Open Enrollment is holiday season and we cannot take time off to spend with family

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Payroll Consultant

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    Current Employee - Payroll Consultant in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Payroll Consultant in Augusta, GA

    I have been working at ADP full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great pay, you are exposed to all sides of Human Capital Management, from payroll, to Time and Labor, and HR and Benefits. For someone coming out of college and looking to get started in Human Resource, ADP is the way to go. There is never a dull moment with ADP and after 7 years I still learn something new every day. The growth opportunities are endless, so if you're looking for a career then this company is second to none your best bet.

    Cons

    The biggest problem that I have with the company is before pushing a new product out to clients, they should make sure their staff is well trained, and not just going through the learning process with the client.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Growth of the company to a 24/7 operation caused me to loose my job.

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    Current Employee - Teledata in Westerville, OH
    Current Employee - Teledata in Westerville, OH

    I have been working at ADP part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, training opportunities, respectable pay.

    Cons

    Regionalization of the business left employees feeling taken advantage of. Changing employee hours and work schedules made it difficult to conduct routine family life.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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