Ottawa (November 3, 2008) - Protus, one of the leading providers of technology services for small business, has been named a winner of the Employees' Choice Award (ECA) for the second consecutive year. The Award honors organizations in the National Capital Region that employees believe create an atmosphere that makes them an ideal place to work.
Formerly known as the Employer of Distinction Award, recipients of the ECA are selected by a committee based on the survey scores and comments of employees from participating organizations. Sponsored by the Ottawa Business Journal and Talentmap, the 2008-2009 programs focused on three major areas of employee satisfaction with their working environment:
- Engagement - How engaged the employees feel in the business. Engaged employees are more likely to go the extra mile.
- Immediate management - The quality of the relationship employees have with their immediate manager.
- Leadership - Whether employees feel company leadership is committed to making the company an ideal place to work.
Protus has been able to maintain its high level of commitment to employee happiness notwithstanding a year of tremendous growth. Since winning the 2007-2008 award, Protus has added the my1voice virtual PBX service and Campaigner email marketing solution to its award-winning MyFax Internet fax service, creating a one-stop shop for small and medium businesses, for both inbound and outbound communications services.
"Anytime you experience the kind of corporate growth we've had over the years, you worry whether you'll be able to maintain the same employee-focused atmosphere we've always had," said Joseph Nour, CEO of Protus. "I'm glad to see that our staff believes we have. One of our key differentiators has always been a high level of customer service. You can't deliver that if employees are dissatisfied with their company. This award shows that our employees are engaged in the business, understand our company goals and are committed to achieving those goals."
The winners of the ECA will be showcased in the Ottawa Business Journal and at a special awards ceremony at the Ottawa HR Forum in November.
Protus® provides the highest quality Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) communications tools for small-to-medium businesses (SMB) and enterprise organizations, including award-winning MyFax, the fastest-growing Internet fax service; my1voice, the cost-effective, feature-rich virtual PBX phone service that travels with the user from phone to web; and Campaigner, the email marketing solution with advanced automation features. Protus' commitment to delivering a superior user experience has resulted in a continually growing and loyal customer base, allowing market leadership in industries including finance, insurance, real estate, healthcare, transportation and government. For more information about Protus and its family of communication tools, call 888-733-7007 or visit www.protus.com.