Paychex Overview

  • www.paychex.com
  • Rochester, NY
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1971
  • Company - Public (PAYX)
  • Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Paychex, Inc. is a recognized leader in the payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing industry, with a steadfast commitment to success and a record of achievement that continues a tradition of delivering excellence.
Mission: The company was founded in 1971 by B. Thomas Golisano with just $3,000 and a good idea – to make payroll outsourcing easy and affordable for small businesses. From those early days with just one employee, Paychex now has more than 14,000 employees serving more than half a ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2010(#37), 2009(#50)

Top CEOs: 2019(#85), 2017(#46), 2015(#23)

Company Updates

June 15, 2021
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According to analyst firm Lighthouse Research & Advisory, “In a time where COVID-19 has accelerated the need for digital transformation, especially when it comes to the workforce, Paychex is the partner businesses need to implement technology for the future of work.” That’s why we’re humbled to have once again earned an HR Tech Award from Lighthouse for our support of customers during such a challenging time.
Shared image - Paychex Recognized for Strength of Technology and Service During COVID-19 with HR Tech Award
Paychex Recognized for Strength of Technology and Service During COVID-19 with HR Tech Award
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June 15, 2021
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We celebrate #PrideMonth with Zach Joseph, a Major Market Sales rep, who reminds us all it's never too soon to start living as your authentic self. #PaychexPride
Celebrating Pride: Meet Zach Joseph
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Paychex Reviews

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73%
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"Great company to work for"

Feb 27, 2021 - Channel Executive in Atlanta, GA
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-base salary, benefits, health insurance -career mobility. Vertical and lateral -recognized industry leader -family culture -management gets into the trenches with you and will provide

Cons

-lots of different initiatives on who to target, can get overwhelming or repetitive
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Diversity & Inclusion at Paychex

4.0
(374 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Here at Paychex, we know that only through embracing individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talents can we deliver first-class service and innovative solutions. That’s why we’re dedicated to fostering a culture of intentional Inclusion and D

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Paychex Interviews

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Negative28%
Neutral18%
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Applied online47%
Recruiter23%
Employee Referral18%
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    I applied through an employee referral The process took 1 week. I interviewed at Paychex (Rochester, NY)

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    Brief introductory 15-30 minute call with recruiter and then a video conference call with the manager of the department you would be working with that is at least 30 minutes to an hour.
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Paychex Awards & Accolades

  • Best SMB-focused Solution in 2021HR Tech2021
  • World’s Most Ethical Companies 2021 - 13 Time HonoreeEthisphere® Institute2021
  • #7 World’s Best Training OrganizationTraining Top 125, Training Magazine2021
  • FORTUNE's World's Most Admired CompaniesFortune Magazine2021
  • 2021 BIG Innovation AwardBusiness Intelligence Group (BIG)2021

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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...They have really cheap benefits that start immediately, cool perks like free lunch weekly or more, and they also recently provided me a FitBit to enter a contest....

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