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Employee self-service gives employees ownership over benefits

Ascentis Employee Self-Service (ESS) gives employees immediate access to all of their personal HR, benefits, and payroll information via the Web. The benefit of Ascentis ESS is proven in the drastically reduced call volume to both the human resources and payroll departments.

The amount of paperwork generated in traditional benefits enrollment is staggering. HR managers and their teams can spend weeks on traditional manual open enrollment processes. Employee benefit software like Ascentis ESS saves several weeks of your HR team’s time automating these processes and putting them into the hands of the employees through online open enrollment.

  • Employees can update their personal and dependent information
  • Employees participate in new hire and online open enrollment and can view:
    • Benefits enrollment summary
    • Plan comparisons
    • Plan documents
    • Beneficiaries
    • Employer contributions to benefits


  • Employees can view their leave balances and request time off and see where their leave is in the approval process.
  • Employees can view and print current and prior pay information and their W2’s
  • Employees can create, change or delete direct deposit information
  • Employees can generate W4 changes online
  • Employees can create simulated changes for gross to net pay calculations
  • Employees can see an employee directory with pictures and also view any company related information
  • Submit timesheets and view schedules online
  • On any mobile device, employees can manage and request time-off, access their company directory, and take action on workflow tasks through their mobile devices.
  • On any mobile device, HR administrators have the ability to access vital company and employee information.

Take a closer look at this software module and see for yourself how easy it is to use, and how much time it will save your HR staff. Employees will love how much faster they can see the information they need, and increases the value your employees see in the benefits of working for you. HR managers will save time and money, and will be able to devote more resources to strategic planning instead of tedious data maintenance tasks.

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