“The first of our guiding principles at Curtis is that our people are our number one resource,” says Anne Papaelias, Vice President of Human Resources of Curtis Instruments. “We have created a culture where each person feels responsible for Curtis’ progress and each person shares in the company’s success. Being recognized by our employees for these awards is a clear validation of our core values which include treating employees fairly and with respect.”
In 2015, Curtis Instruments in Mount Kisco, NY was recognized as one of the top five Best Company to Work for in New York in the “large employer” category. Curtis, celebrating its 55th anniversary, received the nod from The New York State Society for Human Resource Management. This is the third ‘Best Companies to Work for’ in New York award for Curtis, following on 2011 and 2013 awards. Created in 2007, the Best Companies to Work for in New York awards are part of an established program that evaluates and ranks the best places to work based on two sets of criteria: workplace practices and policies, and employee satisfaction and engagement measured through extensive employee surveys.
The company’s main R&D Center for motor speed controllers, in Livermore, CA was named as one of the top workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016 again. The company last won that award in 2013. Workplace Dynamics is an organization that surveys over 4,000 companies annually, across all sectors including employees of fortune 500 companies. Curtis was prominently mentioned in the Bay Area News Group’s “The Bay Area News Top Workplaces”. The evaluation for the Top Workplaces program is based on employee feedback. Curtis is honored to be included, most importantly because this award reflects the opinions of our own employees, indicating job satisfaction and a positive view of the company by our most important resource – our people.