Awards & Recognition

Ceridian Wins Awards for Innovative Products, Service and Culture

Ceridian is proud to have earned a variety of distinguished awards for technology innovation and organizational excellence. As a global human capital management software company serving organizations around the world, we understand how important it is to strive for success. These awards recognize our ongoing commitment to excellence in human capital management.

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Ceridian CEO David Ossip Among Highest Rated on Glassdoor

Ceridian CEO, David Ossip is awarded Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2016. This is the second consecutive year that David Ossip has received this honor. Glassdoor released its annual report recognizing top leaders in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe. CEO approval ratings are based on anonymous and voluntary reviews, 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. The CEOs on this list have earned the approval and respect of their employees, evidenced by the feedback shared on Glassdoor.

2017 Trust Across America Top Thought Leaders

Ceridian Chairman and CEO David Ossip Named Among Trust Across America's 2017 Top Thought Leaders in Trust

The Top Thought Leaders in Trust awards are granted by Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TAW) - a global program that provides a framework for organizations to improve trustworthy practices, and showcases individuals and organizations exhibiting high levels of trust and integrity. The awards program, now in its 7th year, celebrates professionals who are transforming the way organizations do business, rewarding their efforts in elevating societal trust. The Trust Across America 2017 Top Thought Leaders in Trust winners include global professionals selected from a broad functional base which includes: integrity and trust, leadership, culture, compliance and ethics, reputation and risk management, governance, communications, employee engagement, sales and customer service, and data security.

Ceridian Employees Declare Their Human Capital Management Technology Company a Great Place to Work in 2017

The Great Place to Work®-Certified™ credential is based on extensive ratings provided by employees in anonymous surveys, and information on what makes Ceridian culture desirable such as: an emphasis on corporate giving and volunteering, rewards and wellness, career and leadership development, and fun at work. This is the third consecutive year Ceridian has achieved this certification. Ceridian is also certified as a Great Place to Work in Canada.

Dayforce Onboarding Wins Gold At The Stevie Awards

Ceridian is honored with a Gold Stevie Award for Dayforce Onboarding at the second annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers.  Ceridian also won Stevie awards for Achievement in Employee Engagement, as well as Human Resources Team of the Year.  Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer at Ceridian, was honored with a Stevie award for CHRO of the year. The year prior, Ceridian was honored with three Stevie Awards, including: Employer of the Year, Achievement in Employee Engagement and People-Focused CEO of the year. The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize the world's best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work. 

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Ceridian Wins Multiple American Business Awards For Product Innovation and Leadership

Out of more than 3,600 nominations, Dayforce Onboarding is honored with an American Business Award for Best New Product or Service of the Year. Ceridian also won three other ABA awards in multiple categories, including Gold for Marketing Executive of the Year for Chief Marketing Officer Kristina Cleary as well as wins for Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer at Ceridian, in the Human Resources Executive of the Year category, and Ceridian’s People Team in the Human Resources Department of the Year category. This is the second year in a row that Ceridian has been recognized with ABA awards. In 2016, Ceridian was honored in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category and its Dayforce TeamRelate platform received Gold in the Best New Product or Service of the Year category for Collaboration/Social Networking Solutions. These awards reinforce Ceridian’s status as a technology innovator and a market leading cloud company, known for delivering human capital management technology solutions. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program, recognizing outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.

Ceridian Wins Three Golden Bridge Awards For Product Innovation & Leadership

Ceridian's Dayforce Onboarding was honored with a Gold Golden Bridge award for Best New Product in the category of cloud computing. The Golden Bridge awards also honored Lisa Sterling, CPO, with a Human Resources Executive of the Year award and Kristina Cleary, CMO, with a Marketing Executive of the Year award. This is the fourth year that Ceridian has been recognized with Golden Bridge awards. In the past, Ceridian won for Dayforce Performance Management with TeamRelate, and prior to that won for Dayforce ConnectedPay, Dayforce Touch and achieved a Gold place finish for Dayforce HCM.  Golden Bridge awards are an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry.

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Ceridian Wins 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.

Ventana Award 2016

Ceridian Wins a Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award in the Collaboration Software Category for Dayforce TeamRelate

The Technology Innovation Awards recognize advancements in technology for innovation, driving change and the enhancement of productivity. Ceridian won this award in 2012, in the category of Human Capital Management, for Dayforce HCM.

Ventana Business Leadership Award 2016

Lainie Cooney and DPI Specialty Foods Inc. Win a 2016 Business Technology Leadership Award from Ventana Research in the Category of Collaboration Using Dayforce TeamRelate

The Ventana Research Leadership Awards identify business and IT leaders who are using technologies and applying best practices to create the best possible outcomes in productivity, performance and support of an organization's goals and objectives.

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Ceridian Wins Three IT World Awards from Network Products Guide for Dayforce TeamRelate

Dayforce TeamRelate is recognized with awards across multiple categories including mobile application, cloud solution, and networking/collaboration. The awards reinforce Ceridian’s status as a market leading cloud company and validate the organization’s differentiated approach to combining personalized coaching, communication suggestions, and daily check-ins with the everywhere access of mobile technology. Integrating this functionality within the robust human capital management feature set of Dayforce HCM means insights on communication style for continuous performance development can occur seamlessly with other workforce management processes.

Ceridian also won an IT World Award back in 2015, in the category of Cloud Computing/SaaS for Dayforce ConnectedPay.

2016 When Work Works Award

Ceridian Wins Four When Work Works Awards from the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management

Ceridian won these awards for the excellent workplace environment promoting well-being, health, and engagement found in its offices. The awards recognize organizations for their culture, employee opportunities for learning and advancement, as well as employees’ satisfaction with earnings, benefits, and their work/life fit. Ceridian won this award once before, in 2014.

2016 Best Places to Work

Ceridian is Selected as one of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Best Places to Work

To win this award, employees rate their employers on communication efforts, leadership and more. Now in its 18th year, this is Minnesota's longest-running awards program, recognizing top workplaces and their ability to draw top talent.

Ceridian Among Canada's Top 100 Employers

Ceridian is Honored with a Spot Among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the Fourteenth Consecutive Year

The Canada Top 100 Employer annual list recognizes organizations with exceptional human capital management programs and innovative workplace policies. This year, Ceridian is honored for corporate culture, employee engagement, career development and wellness.

Canada's 10 Most Admired Companies 2016

Ceridian is Recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures

Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures recognizes best-in-class organizations for their empowering cultures. The program looks at a wide range of factors including the vision, leadership, cultural alignment, social responsibility and performance. This is the third time that Ceridian has won this honor.

Retail Innovator Award 2016

Cathy Pryor, Senior Vice President of Store Operations at Hibbett Sports Wins a Retail Innovator Award from Retail TouchPoints for Automating Labor Budgeting and Scheduling with Dayforce HCM

With labor budgeting and scheduling in one application – Dayforce HCM - adjustments to Hibbett Sport’s labor plan are instantly available to scheduling managers and costly manual processes are eliminated. The Retail Innovator Award honors executives in the retail industry focused on driving change through innovation.

Crate and Barrel won this award in 2014. Labor efficiency and sales conversion improvements are the most significant gains for Crate and Barrel as a result 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.

2015 HRO Today Superstar Providers

David Ossip, Chairman and CEO of Ceridian and Jayson Saba, Vice President of Market Strategy at Ceridian are 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.

ROI Awards

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 as determined by Nucleus Research.

Achievers Award

Ceridian is Named one of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America

This designation 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.

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Ceridian's Dayforce is the Top Leader in Nucleus Research's Technology Value Matrix For Human Capital Management in 2017

Nucleus compared 17 providers and determined that Dayforce is again outpacing the competition in terms of usability and functionality, for the second straight year. Nucleus notes that Dayforce has enhanced its functionality, adding features like compensation planning, as well as improved usability in the areas of scheduling, reporting and compliance. Nucleus also points to Dayforce's use of predictive analytics to identify factors which contribute to an employer's attrition rate.

Ceridian is Named a Leader in Workforce Management by Nucleus Research in 2016

The report has Ceridian’s Dayforce HCM cloud application leading all other offerings as the most usable with the best functionality as compared to other WFM solutions. These findings confirm Ceridian as a leading cloud company and prove the success of its product innovation.

Ceridian is Named a Leader in Human Capital Management by Nucleus Research in 2015

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. This is the fifth consecutive time that Ceridian has been awarded this ranking.

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.


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.

HR Wins Award

Ceridian is a Recipient of the 2014 #hrwins “HR Companies to Watch” Award

For this 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.

Store Operations Superstar 2014

Talbots 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.

Aéropostale won this same award from Retail TouchPoints in the category of Workforce Management, for Dayforce Mobile Workforce Management in 2012. 

Retail TouchPoints

Aéropostale 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 won this same award in the category of Cross-Channel Experience in 2013. 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.

Top HR Product Award

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.

Bammie Business Impact Award

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.

Global Outsourcing Award

Ceridian Is Recognized By The Global Outsourcing 100

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.

SuperNova Awards

Guitar Center Wins a SuperNova Award in 2012 from Constellation Research in the Category of Future of Work

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. Guitar Center wins this award for incorporating Dayforce Workforce Management into their business strategy and day-to-day operations.