Paychex, Taleo Team for SMB Solution

December 5, 2007 ( - Small and mid-size businesses now have a new retention solution, thanks to a newly formed alliance.

Paychex, Inc., a provider of payroll and human resource services, and Taleo Corporation, a firm that provides on-demand talent management solutions, have announced a strategic alliance to allow small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) to compete in the recruiting and retention of top talent.

Under the terms of the alliance agreement, Paychex will market Taleo’s online recruiting and hiring management tool, Taleo Business Edition, to businesses. According to the announcement, the integrated solutions will “empower small businesses by providing an easy, efficient way to build a company career site, manage open positions, attract and track applicants, complete the hiring process, and manage payroll services – with the 24/7 accessibility of the Internet.”

With this strategic alliance, organizations will now have a comprehensive online recruiting and hiring management tool to complement their payroll and administrative HR solution, according to the announcement.    

“Paychex’s alliance with Taleo strengthens the software-as-a-service solution that we offer to meet our clients’ administrative HR and payroll needs, in every step of the employee life cycle,” said Brad Flipse, vice president of sales for Paychex Major Market Services. “In today’s competitive market, companies often struggle to find and hire top talent, but with Taleo, our clients have an easy and affordable solution that helps them hire and retain their number one asset – their employees.”

For more information about online hiring solutions, Paychex clients can call 1-800-322-7292 or visit .