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Paychex Named to IDG Computerworld’s 2013 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for America’s small- and medium-sized businesses, has been named to IDG Computerworld’s annual list of Best Places to Work in IT. The honor is given to organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. Paychex ranked number 77 on the 2013 list of Top 100 companies, the company’s ninth consecutive year on the list.

“In the nine years since Paychex first appeared on this list, technology has changed dramatically,” said Michael Gioja, Paychex senior vice president of IT, product management, and development. “Our product development and IT employees are excited to be applying this technology to our payroll and human resource service offerings, helping the company innovate with an industry-leading platform that marries technology with the superior customer service Paychex has always been known for.”

Among the top 100 companies on the Computerworld list, Paychex ranked number two for the number of training days offered its employees (an average of 18 days a year), and number 17 overall in the percentage of IT staff promoted in the past year (18%). In its employer profile of Paychex, Computerworld cited the company’s emphasis on employee wellness and IT employees’ focus on community service as reasons why IT professionals would want to work at Paychex.

"We applaud the organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list for creating and sustaining dynamic IT work environments," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "This year, several new names have joined the stalwarts that make the list year after year. It's clear that the best IT workplaces are constantly raising the bar with great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies, and challenging business-critical projects."

About the Best Places to Work in IT

The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training, and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

About Paychex

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex®. Human resource services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, time and attendance solutions, and other administrative services for business. A variety of business insurance products, including group health and workers' compensation, are made available through Paychex Insurance Agency, Inc. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices serving approximately 570,000 payroll clients as of May 31, 2013. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit www.paychex.com.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership, and business results. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), publication, focused conference series, custom solutions, and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.8 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, November 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

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