Awards & Recognition

Tektonic Award Logo 2016

Ceridian has won a 2016 TekTonic award from HRO Today Magazine, in the category of Performance Management for Dayforce TeamRelate. The prestigious accolade is Ceridian’s fifth TekTonic award following wins in the Payroll category in 2015 and 2013, and in the Workforce Management and Overall HR categories in 2012. This latest TekTonic award recognizes that HR can deliver strategic value to the entire organization for immediate impact by promoting communication, engagement and trust, and reinforces the company’s commitment to progressive, value driven Human Capital Management technology and overall HCM excellence.


2015 HRO Today Superstar Providers

David Ossip, Chairman and CEO of Ceridian and Jayson Saba, Vice President of Market Strategy at Ceridian have been named 2015 HRO Today Superstar Providers. HRO Today Superstars comprise of industry leaders who have demonstrated forward thinking and transformative actions in the field of HR. The 2015 Superstars Directory recognizes three categories of leadership since each has a significant impact on the success equation: Providers, Practitioners and Advisors/Analysts. Providers deliver the service that practitioners leverage, and advisors/analysts offer expertise and guidance. Superstars are nominated externally and by the HRO Today editorial staff.

2015 HRO Today Superstar Providers

Great Place to Work in 2015

Ceridian Employees Declare Their Human Capital Management Technology Company A Great Place to Work in 2015. The Great Place to Work® Review analysis is based on the results of a statistically valid employee survey (the Great Place to Work® Trust Index©) and information provided by Ceridian (the Great Place to Work® Culture Brief®), highlighting what makes Ceridian workplace culture excellent in areas such as professional development and training, company atmosphere, benefits and rewards among others. Pride, atmosphere, challenges, communication & leadership rank high for Ceridian employees.

Great Place to Work

Technology ROI Award from Nucleus Research

PSK Supermarkets is a 2015 recipient of a Technology ROI Award from Nucleus Research for its implementation of Dayforce Human Capital Management. The awards recognize the top 10 technology deployments each year based on their bottom-line financial return on investment (ROI). The Technology ROI awards demonstrate strong best practices for optimizing business results while maximizing value. For PSK Supermarkets this meant automating many manual processes involved with timekeeping, scheduling, labor costs optimization and payroll reporting. The implementation of Dayforce HCM resulted in a 1688% ROI and full project payback within 1.2 months time as determined by Nucleus Research.

ROI Awards

Network Product Guide’s Award for 10th Annual 2015 Hot Companies and Best Product Awards

Ceridian wins Gold in the category of Cloud Computing/SaaS (2,500+ employees) for Dayforce ConnectedPay. The awards honor achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

NPG Gold Award

Ceridian Wins Awards for Innovative Products, Service and Culture

Ceridian CEO, David Ossip was awarded Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2015. Glassdoor’s annual report recognizes top leaders in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe. CEO approval ratings are gathered through Glassdoor’s online company review survey, which seeks to gain current and former employee sentiment about job and company satisfaction, the work environment and the culture. 


Ceridian is proud to have earned a variety of distinguished awards for technology innovation and organizational excellence. As global human capital management software company serving over 25 million users in more than 50 countries. We understand how important it is to strive for success. These awards recognize our ongoing commitment to excellence in human capital management.



Ceridian is named as one of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America – a designation that honors top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. The panel of judges evaluates applicants on how they measure up to other organizations based on Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.

National Flex Day Working Mother Media

Ceridian is a proud supporter of National Flex Day, sponsored annually by Working Mother Media and in 2015, held on October 20. On National Flex Day we promote the power of flexible work arrangements—from flextime and telework to compressed work weeks and career flexibility.

Ceridian wins a prestigious ‘When Work Works’ Award for exemplary workplace practices. This award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes employers of all sizes and types in Minnesota and across the country. Ceridian was recognized for innovative and inspiring programs that promote employee health, well-being and engagement.

Canada's Top 100 Employers
Ceridian was honored with a spot among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the thirteenth consecutive year (as featured in the Globe and Mail). Reasons cited for Ceridian’s repeated selection include the organization’s commitment to employee engagement, corporate social responsibility, career development, education and families. The Canada Top 100 Employer annual list recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies.


Leader in Human Capital Management (April 2015)
For the fifth consecutive time, Ceridian is named a leader in Human Capital Management by Nucleus Research. The Technology Value Matrix 2015 for HCM evaluates how leaders such as Ceridian are making strides to improve their solution’s functionality and usability: fortifying mobile platforms, streamlining user interfaces, adding modules related to talent management or at the edge of the employee lifecycle and tailoring their products to serve new niches. Dayforce HCM is the definitive leader in usability amongst the competition and its ability to provide deep functionality related to compliance with ACA is noted.

Technology Return On Investment Award (July 2014)
Guitar Center wins a 2014 Technology Return On Investment Award from Nucleus Research. Guitar Center’s implementation of Dayforce Workforce Management made a multi-million dollar annual impact on productivity. The Technology ROI awards highlight organizations that have successfully leveraged IT deployments to maximize value per dollar spent. Through the use of Dayforce WFM, Guitar Center achieved: 1035% ROI; a payback period of 1.2 months and an average annual benefit of $7,851,528.

Leader in Human Capital Management (November 2013)
Ceridian is named a leader in Human Capital Management by Nucleus Research. The H2 2013 Technology Value Matrix for HCM software evaluates how leaders such as Ceridian, are starting to deliver more holistic solutions to support the entire employee lifecycle.

Leader in Workforce Management (May 2012)
This highly respected research firm ranked Ceridian’s Dayforce Human Capital Management (HCM) solution as the workforce management leader in 2012 – for the second year in a row.

Gartner positions Ceridian as a leader in Payroll Business Process Outsourcing Services in 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012. The Gartner Magic Quadrant report offers in-depth analysis of the capabilities of companies in the payroll BPO services market. The report evaluates companies on their strategic vision to grow their payroll services business and their ability to execute on this strategy and deliver superior payroll services to clients. Companies in the "Leader" quadrant have superior market understanding, continuous technological innovation, payroll administration research, and strong financial viability.

Ceridian is named a “Hot” workforce management vendor, by Ventana Research. The 2014 Value Index for Workforce Management evaluates WFM products on usability, manageability, reliability, capability and adaptability while quantifying customer assurance issues, total cost of ownership and return on investment. The Value Index reinforces the fact that Dayforce HCM is a complete workforce management system for today’s enterprise regardless of complexity.

Leslie Daley and The Rush Fitness Complex are honored with a Ventana Research Technology Leadership Award in the category of Business Innovation: Human Capital Management. The Technology Leadership Awards, presented annually, identify business and IT leaders who are using technologies and applying best practices to provide the top outcomes in productivity, performance and support of an organization's goals.

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments, is honored with a Ventana Research Overall Business Leadership award for using Dayforce HCM. The award recognizes organizations and supporting technology vendors that have achieved superior results through leveraging people, processes, information and technology.

Ceridian is honored with an inaugural Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award in the category of Human Capital Management for Dayforce HCM. The Technology Innovation Awards showcase advanced applications and technology used to improve efficiencies and productivity as well as the outcomes and performance of an organization.

Ceridian is a recipient of the 2014 #hrwins “HR Companies to Watch” award. Select vendors were evaluated on their solution’s innovation, the value their technology delivers to the Human Resources profession, and the overall viability of their products. More than 150 vendors were evaluated and 15 were selected to receive the distinction of “HR Companies to Watch.” This is the second year in a row Ceridian has received this honor with its Dayforce Human Capital Management solution.

Dayforce Human Capital Management Payroll and Benefits is named a top HR product of the year by Human Resource® Magazine. The annual award recognizes the very best in HR and training products and services that clearly offer value to the HR community while demonstrating innovation.

Ceridian Wins Influitive’s Big BAM Business Impact Award for Best Advocate Marketing. This award recognizes B2B companies employing advocate marketing campaigns to capture the enthusiasm of their customers, partners and fans. The Ceridian XOXO program in particular was recognized for providing customers with a platform to promote success.


For the eighth consecutive year, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) recognized Ceridian Corporation as one of the Global Outsourcing 100. The Global Outsourcing 100 recognizes the world's best outsourcing service providers based on applications judged by an independent panel of judges.

Ceridian receives this prestigious award for the second time in 2013. Winners were recognized for having corporate cultures that enhance financial performance and help to sustain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Ceridian wins the prestigious Gold status in the Network Products Guide’s Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, category of Best SaaS/Cloud Computing Solution for Dayforce Human Capital Management. The awards honor achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

Ceridian UK won the Payroll Provider Award for the second successive year in 2013. The Payroll World Awards, now in their third year, reward best practice and professional excellence in the payroll sector.

Ceridian Canada receives the Excellence Canada’s Progressive Excellence Program® (PEP), Platinum Level for outstanding achievements in organizational excellence, innovation and wellness.

The PEP for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness links to the Canada Awards for Excellence. The Governor General of Canada is the patron of this most prestigious awards program in Canada. Ceridian is only the second company in history to receive certification at the Platinum Level.

Ceridian earns the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for Dayforce Human Capital Management. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in innovative products and services, among several other relevant business categories. Dayforce HCM beat leading SaaS-based solutions providers in the category of Innovative Products and Services/SaaS to take the win.

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments, is honored with a 2012 SuperNova Award from Constellation Research in the category of Future of Work, for incorporating Dayforce Workforce Management into their business strategy and day-to-day operations. The SuperNova Awards recognize business leaders who carry out the implementation and adoption of disruptive technologies within their organizations in pursuit of corporate innovation and efficiency.

Talbots (client) receives a Store Operations Superstar award from Retail TouchPoints in the category of Workforce Management. This annual award recognizes organizations that have implemented innovative, successful store operation strategies that tackle intense challenges in a highly competitive omni-channel environment. Dayforce Workforce Management helps Talbots improve accuracy and deployment of people and skills, which not only improves bottom-line costs, but also helps ensure that Talbots provides service level commitments and quality that customers come to expect.

Crate and Barrel wins a Retail Innovator Award from Retail TouchPoints. Crate and Barrel’s labor efficiency and sales conversion improvements are the most significant gains resulting from using Dayforce HCM. Also having an HCM system of record that automatically accounts for a myriad of labor laws has helped the company better relate to associates. The Retail Innovator Award recognizes top executives who have improved the consumer shopping experience and uncovered new ways to positively impact the retail industry with innovative ideas and solutions.

Aéropostale (client) receives a Customer Engagement Award from Retail TouchPoints in the category of mobile. The brand’s customer centric approach includes implementing Dayforce Workforce Management (mobile) to optimize and engage its millennial workforce. Overall, Aero’s technological investments streamline its image as a fun, teenage brand and gives customers and employee/brand ambassadors, a consistent experience across all platforms.

Guitar Center (client) wins Customer Engagement Award from Retail TouchPoints in the category of Cross-Channel Experience. Guitar Center's customer-centric approach includes implementation of Dayforce Workforce Management. The Customer Engagement Awards recognize retailers who are using creativity and innovation to deliver on the promise of customer-centricity.

Aéropostate (client) is honored with a Gold Store Operations Superstar accolade from Retail TouchPoints in the category of Workforce Management, for Dayforce Mobile Workforce Management. This inaugural award recognizes companies that have implemented innovative, successful store operation strategies that tackle retail business challenges and lead the way in a rapidly changing environment.

Ceridian wins a Brandon Hall bronze award in the category of Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology for Dayforce Human Capital Management (HCM) for Affordable Care Act compliance in 2014.

In 2012 Ceridian won a coveted Brandon Hall gold award for excellence in the category of Best Advance in Unique Talent Technology, for Dayforce Human Capital Management (HCM). The prestigious Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards program recognizes the best of the best in Learning, Talent Management, and Sales and Marketing.

Ceridian wins two MarCom Awards for LifeWorks content and communications. MarCom awards are given annually by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals for creative excellence. LifeWorks blogs won the Platinum Award and LifeWorks 2015 annual reminder communications won the Gold Award.