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What’s New for May 2024 Product Release

Our latest platform releases in Paychex Flex® focus on improving efficiency across your organization through:

  • Increased time and attendance capabilities
  • Streamlined employee onboarding
  • Indeed® Easy Apply application sync
  • Automated learning course enrollment

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A Day in the Life of an HR Manager

Leah now has even more tools to help her organization thrive. She can attract top talent with a seamless hiring process in Indeed and have them quickly complete onboarding with automated reminders. Plus, she can simplify manual tasks during time tracking and online learning enrollment.

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Day in the Life of an HR Manager (May 24)

Major Enhancement: Time and Attendance

Several updates have been made to maximize efficiency, reporting, and tracking hours worked.

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Paychex Flex Time Essentials

We have added more features to this solution, including additional pay policies and holidays to provide key functions for small businesses.

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Time Off Management

Admins now have an improved user experience when creating default timecard settings and saving them as default options within Paychex Flex.

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Time and Attendance Hub

Seven major enhancements to the time and attendance hub allow admins to efficiently assess their workforce, identify concerns, and proceed accordingly.

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Timecard Batch Actions

Admins can now perform mass timecard actions in Paychex Flex, which will help reduce manual effort while saving them time.

Feature Releases

Paychex Learning Enhanced – Smart Groups

Admins can now automate content enrollments to alleviate the process of manually assigning courses. They can create these “smart groups” based on different attributes set in People.

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Onboarding Enhancements

An automated email notification will remind employees to complete their onboarding tasks during their registration process for Paychex Flex. Admins can also select employees and initiate the Form I-9 process from within the People Menu.

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Paychex Flex Hiring – Indeed Easy Apply Sync

Candidates can now use Easy Apply on Indeed and sync their already stored information in Indeed into Paychex Flex for a simplified hiring process.

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Global Payroll Partnership – Payworks and PeoplePay Global

We have partnered with two additional payroll providers to better serve customers with international hiring needs.

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Minor Releases

  • Payroll Pay Rate Enhancement (EBIEE Report Writer & DET)
  • Tax ID Registration Service
  • Classic Retirement Experience Removed for Participants
  • Enterprise Client Attributes and Indicators in Company Settings

Product Release Categories: What They Mean For You

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Product Introduction

New Paychex technology solutions are introduced to address clients’ unique business needs as payroll and HR evolve, accompanied by in-app education and instruction to incorporate the product into your operations successfully.

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Major Enhancement

Noticeable improvements are made to existing features in Paychex Flex, expanding the platform’s capabilities and offering you more tools to achieve business goals.

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Feature Release

Additional features or enhancements are made to existing areas of the platform to improve overall user experience and efficiency while remaining at the front of the ever-changing technology landscape.

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Minor Update

Subtle technology refinements are built to maintain a secure, best-in-class technology solution in the market, ultimately providing you with long-term value.

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