Blinds.com Hauls in The Awards for 2012
Houston Business Journal Names Blinds.com a ‘Healthiest Employer.’
In March 2012 Blinds.com was listed as the ninth healthiest employer in the ‘Companies with 100 to 499 employees’ division. “A healthy and happy employee is my very favorite kind of employee,” said CEO Jay Steinfeld, “Our wellness initiatives are completely led by employee volunteers; which speaks volumes on how committed the team is to one another. Not only do I personally benefit from our great internal programs, but I truly appreciate every chance our company has to support our (healthy!) team.”
Blinds.com Honored as one of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces
This Annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in employee engagement. “Our employees are at the heart of all that we do at Blinds.com," HR Director Kevin Barrios said. "To be recognized for growing a team of passionate, fully engaged leaders is one of the greatest accolades we could receive. This only boosts our excitement for growing a culture focused on continuous personal improvement and exceptional customer experience.”
Houston's Best and Brightest Company to Work For
Out of 38 companies honored for employee development and company culture, Blinds.com took home the best overall award presented by Mayor Annise Parker in October 2012.
Best Place to Work in Houston - 3rd Year Running
The Houston Chronicle named Blinds.com a top ranking Best Place to Work after evaluating 1300 area businesses and soliciting feedback directly from employees to measure employee-centric practices and positive corporate culture building.
Marketing Sherpa and Exact Target Email Awards
Blinds.com won gold for “Best Email List Growth Campaign” with their Entice and Engage $5000 Cash Giveaway. This campaign garnered 12,311 new subscribers and over 1,600 new Facebook fans.
Gold and Silver Stevie Awards for Service, Innovation and Leadership
In February 2012, Blinds.com Chief Operating Officer, Steve Riddell was honored as the Gold Stevie Award recipient for ‘Senior Sales Executive of the Year’ for his unique brand of sales team training and daily coaching in the organization’s contact center. The Silver Stevie ‘Sales Innovation’ Award was given to Blinds.com in recognition of the ground breaking face2face video design consultation service. The contact center at Blinds.com was awarded a Silver Stevie ‘Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year’ trophy thanks to its ongoing team training and high customer marks.