GOLDEN, Colo., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAdvisor, the nation's largest online marketplace for local pre-screened home professionals, announced today that the company has been named a 2015 Denver Post Top Workplace. The company, recognized with this award for the third year in a row, has nearly 900 employees at its headquarters in Golden and employs over 1,500 employees globally.
"Winning this award for the third year in a row is an incredible accomplishment for every member of our team," said HomeAdvisor's Vice President of Human Resources, Shannon Garcia-Lewis. "This award is a direct reflection of our employees' passion and positive experience working at HomeAdvisor."
HomeAdvisor fosters an energetic atmosphere with a focus on health and wellness and a strong sense of personal and departmental growth through the company's ImproveYou program. Employees embrace a healthy work-life balance with office features including on-site yoga and nutrition classes, recreational sport teams, a bike share program, and basketball tournaments. Additionally, HomeAdvisor offers opportunities to get involved with the community through mobile blood drives, clothing drives, and paid volunteer days at non-profit organizations.
"As the largest digital tech employer in Colorado, our company is rapidly expanding and we look forward to maintaining our start-up culture that focuses on the well-being of employees," said HomeAdvisor's CEO, Chris Terrill. "We are particularly excited to open our newest office in Colorado Springs this April."
In 16 years, HomeAdvisor has transformed from a two-person start-up to a company with a global reach. HomeAdvisor has connected more than 30 million homeowners to the company's network of over 85,000 home service and improvement professionals in more than 500 categories.
As one of the Denver Post Top Workplaces, HomeAdvisor was selected solely based on feedback from an employee survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP. Workplace Dynamics, LLP, a leading research firm, provides surveys for over 5,000 companies annually. The Denver Post published the complete list of Top Workplaces on April 12. For more information about the Top Workplaces list and Workplace Dynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.
HomeAdvisor is currently hiring. To apply to open positions, visit the company's career site.
HomeAdvisor.com is a local services home improvement marketplace providing homeowners the tools and resources for home repair, maintenance, and improvement projects. HomeAdvisor's patented ProFinder technology matches homeowner's projects to the nation's largest network of over 85,000 pre-screened home professionals; Pro Reviews lets homeowners read verified customer reviews of home professionals; Instant Booking allows homeowners to schedule services with background-checked home professionals online, as well as see pricing for jobs prior to booking; True Cost Guide provides the average cost of home projects coast-to-coast based on data from real homeowners; and the interior design app DesignMine provides an inspirational and collaborative platform for remodeling projects. Additionally, the field service management software mHelpDesk helps professionals streamline their business through scheduling, managing, and invoicing tools. Access to all of HomeAdvisor's resources is free for homeowners, with no membership or fees required. HomeAdvisor is based in Golden, Colo., and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).