Alliance for Workplace Excellence Presents Vocus With the 2014 Health & Wellness Seal of Approval Award

Award recognizes Vocus  outstanding commitment to the health and wellness of employees

Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced its recognition as the recipient of the Alliance for Workplace Excellence s (AWE) 2014 Health & Wellness Seal of Approval Award. This honor is awarded to companies who provide innovative programs for employee health and wellness. Previous award recipients include Booz Allen Hamilton, Marriott International and Verizon Wireless.

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping companies become great places to work. Vocus will be recognized during the AWE s 15th annual awards luncheon on May 20, 2014, at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at 12:00 p.m. EST.

 At Vocus, we re constantly trying to foster the growth of our dynamic work culture by putting our employees  health first,  said Vocus Chief Human Resources Officer Holly Paul.  Winning this award is a great honor because it recognizes us for one of our core values. A healthy workforce plays an integral role in our success, and we ll continue to find more innovative ways to increase the well-being of our employees. 

As part of Vocus  health and wellness program, employees have several benefits. At its headquarters, the team has access to a variety of healthy snack options, including free fresh fruit. Employees also enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness facility, which includes a basketball court, weight and cardio machines and fully stocked locker rooms. For Vocus employees interested in team fitness, Vocus provides free daily classes, taught by certified instructors and trainers.

Vocus  annual Wellness Fair provides employees with free flu shots and health screenings. At the fair, physicians and health experts educate employees about maintaining a healthier lifestyle during the different information sessions.

To learn more about Vocus, its culture, and current job opportunities, visit

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