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HR Solutions and Services To Simplify Administration and Compliance

As the business landscape continues to change, demands on HR professionals and business owners are growing. More than one-third of businesses have reevaluated their existing HR solutions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic1. Now is the time to leverage our all-in-one HR technology and service platform, put insights into action, and get back to business with the help of Paychex.

What You Get With Paychex HR Services

Be more efficient and confidently tackle your current and future HR challenges with the help of our comprehensive human resource solutions, which include:

  • Flexible next-generation mobile technology designed to help simplify tasks for HR teams, administrators, and employees while saving you time and money
  • Specific HR guidance from your Paychex HR Professional to help you grow your business and resolve HR issues2
  • Help planning, managing, and understanding regulations and laws that could affect your business
  • Improved employee relations through streamlined communication between employees and their supervisors and managers

How Paychex Flex® Works

  • Use Data-Driven Insights

    Use Data-Driven Insights

    Make informed business decisions, uncover trends, compare data against industry benchmarks, and build business cases.

  • Put More Control at Your Employees’ Fingertips

    Put More Control at Your Employees’ Fingertips

    Allow your employees to update personal information, set up direct deposit, perform employee/manager check-ins, complete self-evaluations or peer reviews, access tax and payroll documents, and use e-signature on important documents.

  • Connect With Employees in Real Time

    Connect With Employees in Real Time

    Paychex Flex allows critical communications to happen in real time. Employees can ask questions, submit requests, report incidents and more, from their desktop or mobile device.

  • Maintain Workplace Safety and Compliance

    Maintain Workplace Safety and Compliance

    Establish safety and OSHA compliance programs with professional assessment, education, procedures, and worker classification. It’s also easy to collect workforce data to assist in compliance with federal EEO-1 reporting requirements.

  • Automate Efficiency

    Automate Efficiency

    Automate critical document management activities all in one place. Communicate with employees and request key information in just a few clicks, track important dates to help ensure documents are current, organize documents in customizable categories, and secure e-signatures.

Customers Value Their Paychex HR Professional

Unlike other services that offer general best-practices and templates, Paychex HR professionals apply their extensive knowledge, research, and experience to create a specific action plan for your business.

Paychex HR Professional client satisfaction score

Recognized by Industry Experts for Our Innovation, Ethics, and Performance

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World's Most Ethical Companies

Paychex was honored by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2021. Being a 13-year honoree underscores Paychex’s commitment to ethical business standards and practices, ensuring long-term value to key stakeholders including customers, investors, and employees.

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Top HR Product

Paychex earned recognition as a “Top HR Product of the Year” by HR Executive magazine and the HR Technology Conference & Exposition for the remote workforce enablement solutions included in its cloud-based SaaS platform, Paychex Flex®.

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Best HR Outsourcing

Paychex Flex was named to Inc.'s Best HR Outsourcing for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses list in 2021, receiving recognition as the Best HR Outsourcing company for Small Businesses Overall.

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Best SMB-Focused Solution

Paychex Flex received an HR Tech Award for Best Small and Medium Business (SMB)-focused Solution in the Core HR/Workforce category. The HR Tech Awards program, powered by Lighthouse Research & Advisory, is designed to give buyers a shortlist of vetted, capable providers specific to their needs.

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Excellence in Technology Award

Paychex was awarded a silver medal for Excellence in Technology by the Brandon Hall Group. 2020 marks the fourth consecutive year that Paychex Flex has been honored for “best advance in HR or workforce management technology for small and medium-sized businesses.”

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Forbes Most Innovative Company

Paychex was named to Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, coming in at No. 76. The 100 companies included on the list are ranked by Innovation Premium.

Paychex was named one of FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
World's Most Admired Companies

Paychex was named to FORTUNE magazine’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, an honor that recognizes companies for their corporate reputation and outstanding financial performance.

Paychex was named a 2021 Stevie® Award silver winner for the Most Valuable COVID-19 Response by a Business Development Team.
Winner for Sales & Customer Service

For the fifth consecutive year, Paychex has won a Stevie Award for Excellence in Sales & Customer Service. This year, a panel of judges selected Paychex the company’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic as a 2021 silver winner for the Most Valuable COVID-19 Response by a Business Development Team.

Having a Go-To Source Helps With Compliance  

With an ever-changing regulatory environment creating potential avenues for noncompliance and fines, Dan Banaitis of Building Bridges was pleased at how much time he saved and how much his concern level dropped by working with his dedicated Paychex HR Professional.

Dan Banaitis is co-founder and program director for Building Bridges Program in Los Angeles, California.
Building Bridges Program

I had one specific source to go to and they answered all my questions and led me in the right direction.”

Dan Banaitis
Owner and Program Director
Building Bridges Program

Simplifying HR Complexities With Personalized Support

Paychex made HR tasks and responsibilities simple for Coronado Brewing Company, with training support from a dedicated HR professional and solutions that have provided real cost savings.

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Coronado Brewing Company

Our Paychex HR professional, it’s almost as if she’s a part of our operation. She knows a lot of the employees on a first name basis. She’s part of the family.

Cathy Gill
Controller and HR Director
Coronado Brewing Company

Manage Compliance Requirements Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The workplace has changed since 2020, how is your business adapting? Get the latest tools and resources from our team of expert compliance professionals to help you run your business more efficiently and effectively.

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Get Full-Service HR Outsourcing

Free your resources and expand your benefits offering with Paychex PEO. Our complete HR outsourcing solution helps you to manage day-to-day business while gaining access to employee benefits and dedicated HR expertise your business might not otherwise be able to afford.

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HR Services FAQ

  • What Are the Different Types of HR?

    What Are the Different Types of HR?

    Human resources can include both day-to-day tasks and larger strategic initiatives for a business. These may include but aren’t limited to managing employee recruitment and hiring, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, handling payroll, assessing and affecting employee engagement levels, and enforcing workplace policies.

  • How Can HR Help Employees?

    How Can HR Help Employees?

    Human resources can have an active role in every step of the employee life cycle. HR teams often play a critical and active role in supporting employee management:

    • Hiring, recruiting, and onboarding: seeking quality job candidates and filling open positions, applicant tracking, conducting job interviews and background checks, welcoming new hires, and new-hire reporting
    • Employee compensation: processing payroll, salary negotiations
    • Employee benefits: selecting and administering group health insurance options, retirement plans, and other voluntary benefits (dental, vision, FSA, EAP, etc.)
    • Training and development: job pathing, providing learning management resources, and performance management
    • Workplace policies: communicating and enforcing rules around anti-harassment and non-discrimination, employee leave and time off benefits, and employee conduct, among many others. These are often documented in an employee handbook, which HR usually develops, maintains, and updates as needed.
    • Employee recognition programs: recognizing milestones achieved by employees (such as work anniversaries) and work teams
    • Employee separation and termination: requirements around COBRA benefits, transition plans, maintaining records as required by state, local, and federal law
    • Company culture: cultivating and reinforcing company culture, workplace morale, employee engagement, and staff motivation
  • What Are HR Outsourcing Services?

    What Are HR Outsourcing Services?

    With human resources teams having more responsibilities than ever, HR professionals may feel stretched thin or overwhelmed by their workloads as they look to keep up with regulations, manage training and development, attract talent, and administer benefits. By outsourcing some or all of your HR responsibilities, you can face these and other challenges head-on, and recoup time to focus on more pressing aspects of the business. Human resources outsourcing services can help HR teams achieve their goals with solutions such as automated benefits administration, custom HR support, compliance support services, and learning management. An online, mobile-friendly HR platform can help you eliminate inefficiencies and inaccuracies that you may experience when updating and managing data that resides in multiple places.

  • What Does HR Technology Do?

    What Does HR Technology Do?

    Having effective HR solutions software is the foundation to any sound HR strategy. An integrated HR technology solution enables a single employee record across multiple areas of the business and allows employers to customize how they use the system based on their specific needs. This includes choosing the modules that make sense for them, such as recruiting applications, benefits administration, and time and attendance. This customization lets companies invest in their priorities, helping make their most important processes more efficient. This model helps control costs and makes it possible to scale technology when business needs change, requiring a different amount of HR technology support.

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