SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontraport is pleased to announce it was named a top finalist of CareerBuilder's first annual "Big Strides in Small Business Award." The award recognizes fast-growing small businesses that have been exemplary in reskilling workers for new job opportunities and making a positive impact on their communities. The contest was open to small businesses with 250 or fewer employees who hired a minimum of 10 employees in 2011 and are adding staff in 2012. More than 100 companies across the U.S. entered the competition.
Since its founding in 2006, Ontraport grew from three partners to a full-time staff of 30. Ontraport is an all-in-one integrated platform used by entrepreneurs to start, systematize and scale their businesses. In the past year, the company doubled its staff and expects to triple or quadruple its growth in the coming year. Ontraport offers a multi-faceted apprenticeship program where employees shadow department leaders and learn new disciplines across the company.
Ontraport's CEO provides pro-bono coaching to local small business owners to help them succeed. The company also supports the community through its involvement with an organization that helps neglected children find safe and permanent homes.
Daily catered lunches, daily recesses, a state-of-the-art break room with a fully-stocked snack wall and bi-yearly camping and ski trips round out a unique employee experience.
Ontraport is fast becoming the place where entrepreneurs go to start, systematize and scale their businesses. This all-in-one integrated platform delivers essential business features including; a powerful CRM system, one-click membership sites and WordPress hosting, outstanding email delivery, payment processing, direct-mail printing, affiliate management, and their innovative business automation suite. Arriving in the marketplace in 2008, Ontraport's talented engineers have developed nimble processes for releasing cutting edge customer driven features at lightning speed. Coupled with humorous educational materials, affordable monthly subscription rates and a commitment to world class customer support, it's no surprise that Ontraport clients are "Raving Fans."
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States with more than 24 million unique visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. CareerBuilder works with the world's top employers, providing resources for everything from employment branding and data analysis to recruitment support. More than 10,000 websites, including 140 newspapers and broadband portals such as MSN and AOL, feature CareerBuilder's proprietary job search technology on their career sites. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), CareerBuilder and its subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, South America, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.com.