HCM Power and Simplicity.

No need to compromise. Criterion’s “Simply Powerful” HCM software enables Enterprise & Mid-Market customers to modernize their HR, Payroll, Talent Engagement, and people processes.

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The leading people-centric companies trust Criterion - since 1984

People management solution built around you

Human capital management requires scalability and an individual approach.
So, we've built a powerful yet easy-to-use platform that will grow with your company.

Enterprise solution for mid-market

Get an affordable cloud-based solution without costly add-ons.

Software designed for humans

Enjoy the intuitive interface that your people will love using

Fast and dedicated support

Get help when you need it and where you need it. 24/7.


Oversee the entire employee lifecycle

Take full control over your people management with our one-stop suite of HCM solutions.

  • Comprehensive HRIS
  • Benefit management
  • Position management
  • Employee self-service
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Create and run engaged, high-performing teams

Easily find and onboard successful candidates and track employee performance.

  • Applicant tracking
  • Onboarding management
  • Learning management
  • Performance analytics
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Automate and simplify your payroll functions

Streamline your payday functions, automate tax processes, and improve accuracy.

  • Tax and rate calculations
  • Payments and tax filings
  • Time tracking
  • Labor distribution
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Find a perfect HCM solution for your industry

Our clients say it best

Julie Kellman, 
Director of HR,
Pepper Construction

“I’ve learned that with a software company, you’re not just buying the application, you’re buying the people behind it. Sometimes you focus on the application and forget you need the people behind it. And that’s the secret sauce.”

Julie Kellman,

Head of HR
Pepper Construction Group

Cheryl Wiblyi

We have been using Criterion since 2000 and I am completely satisfied with the product and the service that has been provided to us. I highly recommend Criterion as a company who can offer your business the same excellent service they present to us”

Cheryl Wiblyi,

Director of HR,
Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative

Rick Simpson

“Mid-Continent Casualty has been a user of Criterion HCM for nearly twenty years. We have always been satisfied with the quality of the products and have been more than satisfied with the level of service we received.”

Rick Simpson,

Vice President of HR,
Mid-Continent Casualty Company

Find out what Criterion can do for your teams

Turn HR into your growth engine with all-in-one HCM solution that adapts to your unique business needs.

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