Forever Customer Visit: Red Lobster

It was a huge treat to visit our client's brand new headquarters on Tuesday. Red Lobster recently separated from parent company Darden Group and they wasted no time creating their own space that is both impressive and incredibly well designed down to the very last detail. From the nautical colors and flags to the layout that encourages interdepartmental communication to the replica restaurant/kitchen for training, it truly is an office of the future well fit for a company pre...
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Team FineAwards.com Takes on the Spartan Challenge

Team FineAwards.com accepted the Spartan Miami Sprint Challenge. CEO Seth Fine and Senior Director of Internet Marketing Jeff Klein finished the full course together providing each other help, support and motivation along the way.  Thousands showed up in the pouring rain to brave the elements which included 4.97 miles of hilly terrain, 24 obstacles and a course that was flooded and muddy.  In the end it felt great to finish together.  If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t ch...
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And the Winners of the GridIron Grill-Off Are?

On November 14th, the Gridiron Grill-Off Food and Wine Festival took place at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre. Celebrity Chef’s from Florida’s finest restaurants teamed up with Miami Dolphins legends to compete for top honors. Winners were decided by fan voting as they walked around sampling food and drinks. 100% of the proceeds from this fantastic event went to benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation and its mission to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis”. Contributions pro...
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Company Baby Shower for Yoremi

We recently celebrated a very special occasion for one of our most beloved employees. Yoremi Campos is expecting a baby soon, so with the help of several staff members we organized a baby shower for her. The team enjoyed delicious food and drinks finished off with cake. Yoremi opened up all her presents and was thrilled with all the gifts for her newborn. You can never have too many diapers. She also received a nice gift certificate from the staff to help with her needs on...
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FineAwards.com Halloween Extravaganza

Ghouls, Goblins, Super Heroes and Villains all were in attendance at our annual Halloween Bash. A potluck of food was assembled with everything from Haitian Rice to Baked Ziti and even some BBQ spare ribs. Zombies gorged on salad, halloweenies, and egg casserole. We had a surprise visit from Barbara Rodriguez. Barbie was our Sales Director and helped lead Team FineAwards.com into a new era of outside sales. Barbara has been fighting a battle with ALS and FineAwards.com ha...
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John Offerdahl’s 2015 Gridiron Grill-Off Bottle Signing

FineAwards.com was proud to have John Offerdahl back in our office this morning to autograph the wine bottles for the VIP gifts we are sponsoring for the 6th Annual Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival. John is one of our favorite Miami Dolphin alumni. His magnetic personality and warm heart make him the perfect sports celebrity but what we find most impressive is that he is not just the big name behind the event. John is passionately involved in every aspect of the Gr...
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Fundraising Poker Tournament for ALS

This past Saturday, October 10th, The Rodriguez Family held their annual ALS Dominos Tournament with funds going to Barbara Rodriguez. Barbara was the Director of Sales and Customer Service for FineAwards.com before she was diagnosed with ALS back in November 2013. The Rodriguez Family started using the "Fight the Fight" and "Strike out ALS" slogans in these funding tournaments to help with Barbara's medical needs. There was a great turnout with family and friends coming t...
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September Team Breakfast at FineAwards.com

It’s time again for this month’s team breakfast and WIT Award presentation. Our WIT Award is given to that employee that shows the ability and drive to do “Whatever it Takes”. This month’s winner is Yoremi Campos. Yoremi exhibits all the qualities of a great team member and is a critical part of the FineAwards.com Art team. The art department and our clients count on her to deliver beautiful and perfect proofs every time. Our owner and CEO Seth Fine got the troops fired u...
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The Benefits of Employee Recognition

You’d have a hard time finding anyone who doesn’t like being recognized for his/her work. Some people might not like public recognition, but any form of recognition is critical to employee retention. That’s because motivation comes from both internal and external factors. People are motivated by their own desire for success and appreciation can fuel that motivation even more. Importance of Employee Recognition People have a fundamental need to be valued and appreciated....
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