okcBIZ named Paycom No. 11 in the large company category in the 2012 Top 30 Best Places to Work in Oklahoma. okcBIZ announced the winners at its annual awards dinner at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, in Oklahoma City on June 28. Paycom is one of the fastest-growing online payroll companies in the country and employs over 500, with many located at the corporate headquarters located in Oklahoma City.
“The companies on the 2012 Best Places to Work in Oklahoma list are outstanding examples of the strong bond that exists between Oklahoma employers and their employees,” okcBIZ Publisher, Bill Bleakley said. “The bond arises out of a special commitment to the quality of the work environment and to the quality of their products and services. These companies not only have the fundamental qualities required for a best place to work, but also demonstrate workplace innovations and programs unique to each company.”
The Best Places to Work in Oklahoma program honors the state’s best employers chosen through examination of leadership and planning, communications, role satisfaction, work environment and relationship with supervisor from information collected from employee surveys by the Best Companies Group.
“This award recognizes the level of commitment that Paycom has to its employees,” Paycom Founder and CEO Chad Richison said. “Our company has a culture that believes our employees’ success is our success. By providing the right tools and the right training, we give them opportunities to grow professionally, which we know effects their lives overall. Our company is proud to be chosen as one of Oklahoma’s Best Places to Work.”
Paycom’s headquarters supports Paycom’s 20 offices throughout the nation. Less than a year ago, Paycom moved into its new location to house its consistently increasing number of employees. The state-of-the-art, 90,000-square-foot building includes a modern-style and multi-functional cafeteria, where Paycom provides subsidized meals and a gym with daily fitness classes. Paycom organizes sports leagues and encourages employees to take part in a multitude of activities, including decorating contests and seasonal activities. Paycom recognizes the achievements of individual employees through monthly staff meetings, celebrates employee anniversaries with monthly employee luncheon and recognizes hard work throughout the year with an annual formal event.
Paycom is a nine-year honouree on Oklahoma City’s Metro 50 list, and a seven-year member of the Inc. 500/5000 for being one of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Paycom continues to grow revenues at rate of 40 percent year-after-year by expanding into new markets and adding new services. Paycom is currently hiring 15 to 20 new employees each month and anticipates adding at least 500 jobs over the next three years. Jobs include positions in sales and software development, client support and general headquarter administrative positions.