Rockwood Shutters, Blinds & Draperies Named The 2016 Top Workplace In Houston Winner for Midsize Companies

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The Houston Chronicle awarded Rockwood Shutters, Blinds & Draperies the Top Place to Work in Houston in the mid-size division. Rockwood also received the Best Managers special award in the Top Workplace awards.

Rockwood Shutters Received Award as The Top Place to Work in Houston as Midsize Company

Rockwood Shutters Received Top Workplace Award in Houston

I love the fact that our amazing team of employees got to have their voices heard in this competition.

Rockwood Shutters, Blinds & Draperies has been awarded 2016 Top Workplaces honors by The Houston Chronicle. This Houston based shutter manufacturer was named the Top Place to Work in Houston for midsize companies and also received a special award for Top Managers in Houston. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together. Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”

“This was our first time entering the contest so we really didn't have any expectations.  To be honored as the top winner in our category was an absolute thrill for all of us.” Says Jen Baur, President and CEO of Rockwood Shutters.  “I love the fact that our amazing team of employees got to have their voices heard in this competition and they're so proud to share the news with their friends and families.”

Baur adds, “As a company, we've always endeavored to hire the best and brightest ‘top drawer’ talent.  Then I think we do a good job of allowing people to have their own space to grow and develop.  We're extremely passionate about our work but it's fun.  Our products are beautiful and transformational to people's homes and it's rewarding for us to be involved in that process of improvement, not only consulting with them, but making the products ourselves and then installing them in the home.  Our products bring happiness to people's homes.  Who wouldn't enjoy being part of that.”

About Rockwood Shutters, Blinds & Draperies
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Rockwood Shutters specializes in manufacturing interior window shutters and selling complete window treatment solutions for any window. The very best of traditional craftsmanship is seamlessly integrated with the latest technology and engineering innovation in the state-of-the-art Texas manufacturing facility. Every order received is custom manufactured to the exact window dimensions and characteristics in accordance with the design specifications. Rockwood window treatment solutions, including shutters, blinds, and draperies are available exclusively at The Home Depot stores around the country and include complimentary in-home design consultation with professional installation. Rockwood is relentless about providing quality products with features that are unique in the industry.

About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.

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