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Paychex Again Makes the Top 5 on Selling Power’s “50 Best Companies to Sell For” List

August 06, 2018


For the sixth consecutive year, Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, human resources, retirement, and insurance services, has been recognized by Selling Power magazine on its 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. Paychex ranked number three on the 2018 list, moving up from the number five spot last year.

“Our move into the top three on the Selling Power list reflects our tradition of hard work, our culture of innovation, and our commitment to investing in our people, our solutions, and having the right mix of sales tools and rewards to help our reps succeed,” said Mark Bottini, Paychex senior vice president of sales. “For example, this past year, we’ve invested more in tools to increase sales velocity, and meet our buyers where they are and how they want to buy. Tools like e-signature, virtual presentation and demo tools, web chat and text, and demand generation make it easier for reps to connect with business owners and win faster. With tools like these, combined with our robust training program and our fast-paced and dynamic company culture, Paychex is a great place to grow a career.”

To gather data, the Selling Power research team issued a comprehensive application this year to evaluate the companies on the list, with detailed sections covering these categories:

  1. Compensation and benefits
  2. Sales rep onboarding and sales enablement
  3. Sales training and coaching
  4. Sales culture

The list encompasses companies of all sizes, with sales forces ranging from fewer than 100 salespeople to companies with salesforce numbers in the thousands, like Paychex.

Selling Power magazine founder and publisher Gerhard Gschwandtner says it is vital to recognize companies that are creating excellent sales teams today.

“The companies on this year’s list represent the future of selling,” said Gschwandtner. “We are living in the age of sales enablement. To win at an elite level, salespeople need the support of excellent sales training, the right technology, and great sales coaching. The 50 Best Companies to Sell For have made the right investments, culturally and financially, to make sure their salespeople have every advantage as they compete to win deals and generate more revenue.”

The full list can be viewed here.

About Paychex
Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, human resources, 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 45 years of industry expertise, Paychex serves over 650,000 payroll clients as of May 31, 2018, across more than 100 locations in the U.S. and Europe, and pays one out of every 12 American private sector employees. Learn more about Paychex by visiting, and stay connected on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Selling Power
In addition to Selling Power magazine, the leading periodical for sales managers and sales VPs since 1981, Personal Selling Power, Inc. produces the Sales Management Digest and Daily Boost of Positivity email newsletters, as well as a series of five-minute videos featuring interviews with top executives. Selling Power is a regular media sponsor of the Sales 3.0 Conference.