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IDG's Computerworld Names Paychex to 2012 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Eighth straight year on the list for payroll and human resource services provider</i> </p>

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

IDG's Computerworld Names Paychex to 2012 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology10:00 EDT Wednesday, June 20, 2012 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and employee benefits solutions for America's small- and medium-sized businesses, has been named to IDG Computerworld's annuallist 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 81 on the 2012 list of Top 100 companies, the company's eighth consecutive year on the list. “Paychex is indeed a great place to work for information technology professionals,” said Michael Gioja, Paychex senior vice president of IT, product management, and development. “We're at an exciting point in the company's history, and our renewed focus on technology is a big part of that. Our employees work on mission-critical projects that help drive the growth of the company, exposing them to a wide range of forward-looking technologies, contributing to their career growth and development.” Among the top 100 companies on the Computerworld list, Paychex ranked #1 for the number of training days offered its employees (an average of 17 days a year), and #20 overall in the percentage of IT staff promoted in the past year (15%). In its employer profile of Paychex, Computerworld cited a number of reasons why IT professionals would want to work at Paychex: the robust benefits including training, tuition reimbursement, and professional development; and the company focus on wellness. “The organizations on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list consistently seek out and hire the most talented IT people, offer them competitive pay, and provide great benefits,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Many of these organizations have spent years building top-notch IT workplaces, and we applaud the amazing work they've done to sustain dynamic environments where IT professionals can work with the latest technologies and play a key role in business-critical projects.” 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 564,000 payroll clients nationwide as of May 31, 2011. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit www.paychex.com. 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 ComputerworldComputerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide, providing peer perspective, IT leadership, and business results. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), bi-weekly publication, focused conference series, and custom research forms the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards in 2010, the 2009 Best Blog from the Neal awards, and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from ASBPE. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, September 2011). 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. Note: All product and company names are trademarks of their respective organizations.Stay Connected with Paychex Twitter: www.twitter.com/paychex Facebook: www.facebook.com/paychex LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/paychex/products Media Contact:Paychex, Inc.Becky Cania, Corporate Communications Manager, 585-387-6337bcania@paychex.comTwitter: @PaychexNews