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Paychex Named a Best Place to Work in Information Technology for the 10th Straight Year
|By Business Wire
|June 24, 2014 01:59 PM EDT
Paychex, Inc. has been recognized by IDG’s Computerworld as one of the
2014 Best Places to Work in IT, ranking number 47 in the large company
category. This marks the 10th consecutive year Paychex has
appeared on the list of the top 100 organizations that challenge their
IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation; the company
ranked number 77 in 2013.
“This is an exciting time for IT at Paychex,” said Michael E. Gioja,
senior vice president of IT, product management, and development. “Our
employees are working on mission-critical projects that help drive the
company’s growth, enhance the productivity of our own workforce, and
help our small business clients have easier access to Paychex’s payroll,
HR, benefits, and insurance products to do what they want, where they
want, and how they want.”
Gioja added that the company’s robust training programs help IT staff
stay on top of ever-changing technologies, and internal development
programs help employees grow their careers at Paychex.
In addition to ranking number 47 in the large company category, Paychex
ranked fourth on the overall list by the number of training days offered
(18 days per employee, on average) and number 25 on the overall list by
the percentage of IT employees promoted (15%).
"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive
pay, and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the
outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list,"
said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to
the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging
business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities, and
ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by
investing in their employees."
Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human
resource, 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,
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT business
decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective
business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique
editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value from core
to edge technologies. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com),
publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and research
forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media
network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this
audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of
over 7.1 million monthly page views (Omniture, February 2013) and was
recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld
has received for more than 5 consecutive years. 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.
About the Best Places to Work in IT list
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, career development, training and retention. In addition,
Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their
responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
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