Paychex Wins Bronze Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology for Paychex Flex

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services, has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze medal. This excellence award in technology recognizes Paychex Flex as a “best advance in HR or workforce management technology for small and medium-sized businesses.”

Paychex Flex offers a robust technology and service model that supports business success, while extending the benefits of payroll outsourcing. Paychex Flex streamlines administrative tasks with a seamless integration between payroll, time and attendance, human resource applications, benefits administration, reporting and mobile account access. Administrators can also easily submit payroll anytime, by importing directly into the system—in as few as two clicks—or manually keying in the information.

“Our award winners are the most visionary and innovative developers of HCM technology solutions that move organizations forward in serving employees, customers and investors,” says Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke, who runs the awards program. “I think everyone can learn from the achievements of our award recipients.”

“These award-winning solutions were closely evaluated by our judges for not only their innovation, but the real results they brought to the organizations,” Brandon Hall Group Chief Executive Office Mike Cooke said. “That is what makes our technology awards program special—connecting creativity and innovation to direct business results.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value Proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

“At Paychex, we believe a company’s most valuable asset is its employees, and with proper recruitment, training and management, they can be a real competitive advantage,” said Mike Gioja, Senior Vice President of Information Technology, Product Management and Development at Paychex. “Paychex Flex offers a streamlined and integrated approach to human capital management, helping our clients generate profitable business models, great company culture and memorable brands. We are honored to receive such a prestigious award from Brandon Hall Group and look forward to meeting the needs of more businesses today and in the future.”

For more information on Paychex Flex, visit A full list of award winners is available at

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, and stay connected on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (

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