Paychex wins the Gold Human Capital Management Excellence Award from the Brandon Hall Group


HRSEA offers progressive learning activities and experiential opportunities designed to effectively and efficiently integrate new Paychex hires by focusing on strategic thinking skills, business acumen and technical skills. Using a blended and engaging learning approach, the program aims to ensure that Paychex HR professionals are confident to proactively assist clients with the wide variety of HR issues and challenges, including navigating federal and state COVID-19 regulations, workplace safety, on-site and remote work. , and increased emphasis on mental health in the workplace. Program content is developed in-house by subject matter experts and Paychex learning designers.

The Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards 2021 recognize organizations that have gone above and beyond to support their customers during the unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The “Best Use of a Blended Learning Program,” for which Paychex won gold, recognizes programs that combine instructor-led training and technology-based activities.

“At Paychex, we work hard to ensure that our customers receive exceptional service and unmatched support,” said Alison stevens, Paychex director of HR services. “Receiving this award validates our tireless efforts to ensure our team is equipped and trained to provide relevant and knowledgeable advice to clients in all industries and geographies. “

The eight-week cohort-based training program is designed to prepare new HR professionals to learn about Paychex’s products and services, systems and service model. Participants experience the expectations of the role through an interactive and hands-on application. Blended learning methods in the HRSEA program include:

  • Video coaching
  • Social learning through a learning management system (LMS)
  • Exposure to senior management
  • Live role play with in-person learning mentors and instructors
  • Lively discussion on reading assignments, during which three SHRM recertification credits can be earned
  • Sandbox access to key systems and proprietary technology tools

“This training program was designed with the goal of equipping our HR professionals with the skills they need to help our clients tackle the toughest HR challenges and succeed for their business,” said Jody stolt, director of learning and development at Paychex. “Particularly over the past 18 months, we are proud to be able to provide our employees with the exemplary resources and training they need to support our customers through an unprecedented time.”

Winners of the Brandon Hall HCM Excellence Awards are judged in five categories including: whether the solution matches the organization’s needs, program design, program delivery, measurable benefits and overall impact.

The complete list of Brandon hall’s The winners of the HCM Excellence Awards can be found online here.

About Paychex
Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX) is a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits and insurance services. By combining its innovative software as a service technology and mobility platform with personalized and dedicated service, Paychex enables small and medium business owners to focus on growing and managing their business. With 50 years of industry expertise, Paychex serves more than 710,000 payroll clients as of May 31, 2021 in more than 100 locations in the United States and Europe, and pays one in 12 U.S. 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 worldwide and 20 years of providing world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the best-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance and provides strategic insights to executives and practitioners responsible for business growth and results. Brandon Hall Group has a broad repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in learning and development, talent management, leadership development, talent acquisition and human resources. At the heart of our offerings is a membership program that builds 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-based consulting services tailored to their needs. (

Media contacts

Lisa Fleming
Paychex, Inc.
(585) 387-6402
[email protected]

SOURCE Paychex, Inc.

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