1-800-GOT-JUNK? recognized as one of I Love Rewards "50 Most Engaged

VANCOUVER, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - Today 1-800-GOT-JUNK? celebrates being recognized as one of North America's 50 Most Engaged Workplaces.(TM) The annual I Love Rewards award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees. In addition to ranking in the prestigious top 50 list, the Vancouver-based junk removal company took top spot in the Accountability & Performance category.

"Accountability is critical to our success as an engaged culture because it speaks to our philosophy: "It's All About People," explains 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Founder and CEO, Brian Scudamore. "We've always focused on hiring the right people and creating a fantastic workplace for them. Every person here at 1-800-GOT-JUNK? takes pride in building a culture that is fun and vibrant, as well as results-oriented."

I Love Rewards' 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Award(TM) panel of judges evaluated each applicant on how they measured up to other organizations based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement(TM). They include: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.

"The organizations included in this year's I Love Rewards 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Award(TM) have created an environment where engaged employees truly are their greatest assets," said Razor Suleman, CEO and Founder, I Love Rewards. "As a leading rewards and recognition solution provider helping companies engage its employees, it is an honor to award top employers who understand the importance of engaging their people. Congratulations to all this year's winners, you are an inspiration to other businesses looking to foster engagement in their own organizations."

Recipients of I Love Rewards' Most Engaged Workplaces Award(TM) will be honored at the awards gala on September 9, 2010 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto.

About 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

1-800-GOT-JUNK? is pioneering an industry that is helping residents and businesses remove junk and regain space. Whether it's a pile of household junk in the garage or a warehouse full of office furnishings, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? removes it for you, making the ordinary business of junk removal exceptional. We are passionate about recycling and donating to charity. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? was founded in 1989 and now operates in eight Canadian provinces, 41 states, and 5 Australian cities. For more information please visit: http://www.1800gotjunk.com/ca_en/

I Love Rewards

I Love Rewards is the leader in results-driven rewards and recognition solutions. Top employers in North America choose I Love Rewards for its proven best practices in launching and sustaining successful, ROI-based programs. Our focus is to recruit, retain and inspire employees and align them to company goals. We believe that engaged, motivated employees drive the results most important to business success.


For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: Tania Hall, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, Senior PR Manager, Tania.hall@1800gotjunk.com, 604.638.4412; Sarah-Beth Anders, I Love Rewards, Public Relations Manager, Sarah-Beth.Anders@ILoveRewards.com, 416-531-1531 x 0361

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