I love my job, manager and coworkers, but the payroll schedule is very bizarre and makes it so hard to manage money and bills. Too many people live paycheck to paycheck to be okay only getting paid essentially every 3-4 weeks.
Account Manager I / II (Former Employee) – Boise, ID – May 25, 2018
I loved working for Paylocity! Benefits, compensation, and perks were all wonderful. The only qualm I had was something that would certainly be worked out with time, which was that management was shifting quite often in the newness of the Boise location.
Web Time Implementation Consultant II (Current Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – May 16, 2018
Paylocity is a great place to work. The culture is great and the work life balance is unlike anywhere else you've ever worked. As long as you get your tasks complete, as you are there to do a job, you will enjoy the job. The people are great and it's like a big family.
Work life balance
Benefits aren't great if you have existing medical conditions
Choose not to provide (Current Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – May 5, 2018
I have worked for Paylocity for several years now. When I first started it was a great company to work for but as soon as they went public it started going down hill. Management is only now worried about the almighty dollar and the budget . Understaffing is a huge problem is several departments to the point where taking breaks, lunches and time off is a daily struggle. The system itself is broken in so many areas that it makes it difficult to do your job and produces many stressed employees and clients. They are eliminating depts and positions and when an employee from a department leaves they are not replacing them causing extreme stress on a daily basis and at year end it’s a complete disaster. I realize and accept that companies grow and change but the growth and change in this company is not being handled well by management at all . The loss of clients and good employees will hopefully wake them up someday.
Software Engineer (Current Employee) – Remote – March 10, 2018
As a Software Engineer, Paylocity will either be one of the best places you will work or one of the worst. If you care about quality and honestly addressing long term technical issues which are evident, then you'll likely hate it. If those downsides don't concern you then you'll probably love it. Paylocity pays pretty well and seems adept at handling a high percentage of remote workers. Work/Life balance is pretty good assuming you aren't one of the people on call that have to help put out a myriad of fires that erupt on a daily basis.
The reality is that while Paylocity can be a great place to work for, its also a tragic place to work for. They have some real problems and while they seem aware of them, their strategies for dealing with those problems are lacking at best. Everybody in management seems to prefer kicking the can down the road to sitting down and doing the hard work to seriously address the issues in their tech stack as that might require slowing down the assembly line for pointless software and features (Nexus feeds and reactions, anyone?)
Bottom line: The software developers and managers at Paylocity are too comfortable for their own good. Nobody is pushing anybody to excel as everybody just wants to hold on to what they have regardless of the long term price that will have to be paid.
Thank you for your thoughtful feedback. We are disappointed to read that your experience with us has been less than stellar. We aim to spend our time figuring out the most important problems to solve and the biggest opportunities to undertake. It is a never-ending journey that we hope galvanizes our employees towards success as well. Please reach out to Ted Gaty, SVP of Product & Tech, your Dev CoP, and/or your category’s PE to share your views so we can best address your frustrations.
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Implementation Consultant (Former Employee) – Remote – March 2, 2018
Lots of changes. Make sure you're a person that's open to constant change. Coworkers are fun to hang out with and always willing to help. Management tends to micro manage.
Account Manager (Former Employee) – Boise, ID – February 26, 2018
Can not trust Managment. They will make you feel yout are gon great in the morning, then will take you to the office the end of the day as write you up with no warnings at all. If you are not in the right click, you will hate the job.
Overall great company, but you're at the bottom in this department
Inside Sales (Current Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – January 25, 2018
Seems like a frat house. Young management, be ready to be managed by someone who's 22. Must be there 1 year before advancement, competition far to high for the potential roles because there's so few and so many NSS reps. Pay is weak. You know what you're getting into, but this is not for the faint of heart. I wouldn't recommend it. Little room for growth, gossip, cliques, surrounded by those with very little experience. I could have applied for a higher role here and I regret not doing so.
Executive Account Manager - Project Manager (Current Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – January 8, 2018
Try to stay away from the service department . You need to learn an incredible amount of information and cater to ever demanding clients. The work/client load is large which greatly degrades to dedicated service model that is being sold.
On feet all day for as many as 11 hours; high turnover
Mail Distribution Clerk (Current Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – December 1, 2017
My co-workers are the best part of this job, those that tough it out and stay. 10 people jumped ship in my department in the last 8 months. Working on your feet all day for as many as 11 hours straight with only a 30 minute lunch break takes a toll on you physically. Privileged management.
Stressful and inappropraite work enviornment with constant changes
Sales Support Representative (Former Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – November 24, 2017
The inside sales department is designed for people that are just getting out of college and want to party every night and maintain a job. They will promise you fun and advancement right out the gate but it is not true. They say once you work in the department for a year you are able to transition anywhere in the company, this is false. Management will not lift a finger to help you with any lateral movement. 90% of the managers are selected on favoritism or the ability to continue to keep secrets. In addition, their behavior is very inappropriate at times. It is a toxic work-environment and therefore has an incredibly high turnover rate. (although they will never admit to that either)
Account Manager (Current Employee) – Lake Mary, FL – November 22, 2017
Work hard, play hard is definitely the name of the game here. It's a tough job at times, and it will try your patience, but the people you work with are amazing! Super fun, laid back environment while still being client-focused.
Mail Clerk/Distribution clerk (Current Employee) – Arlington Heights, IL – November 5, 2017
Im disappointed, A guy started less then three months and was given a full time job. There has been two women there one for 2 years and another which is a mom, for 9 month. I give my opinion and they take credit for it,,I tell them something is wrong and they ignore it. So sad, i m looking for a new job..Pooor management....