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Paychex Named a Best Place to Work in Information Technology for the 10th Straight Year

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."

About Paychex

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, visit www.paychex.com.

About Computerworld

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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