Paychex Named One of the Top Workplaces in Rochester

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Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment, execution, and connection.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together.” Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”

“We’re so proud to receive this honor here in our hometown,” said Martin Mucci, Paychex president and chief executive officer. “We have more than 4,000 employees in Rochester, representing nearly a third of our global base, and it’s important that they feel Paychex is a great place to work. As a service business that relies on people working together to do our very best for our clients, our communities, and each other, it’s important we give our employees opportunities to grow their careers in an environment that’s fun, challenging, and rewarding.”

The full list of the 2016 Rochester Top Workplaces can be found at http://www.topworkplaces.com/frontend.php/regional-list/list/rochester.

About Paychex

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services. By combining its innovative software-as-a-service technology and mobility platform with dedicated, personal service, Paychex empowers small- and medium-sized business owners to focus on the growth and management of their business. Backed by more than 40 years of industry expertise, Paychex serves approximately 590,000 payroll clients across 100 locations and pays one out of every 15 American private sector employees. Learn more about Paychex by visiting www.paychex.com, and stay connected on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC

Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.

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About the Author:

Becky Cania
As manager of employee and corporate communications, Becky Cania is responsible for internal communications that are designed to inform, entertain, and inspire Paychex's 12,800 employees. With a decade of experience at Paychex, her communications career spans nearly 25 years and a variety of industries. She is a graduate with highest honors of Rochester Institute of Technology and has a passion for employee wellness and engagement.