HOLT Architects was honored Wednesday evening with a Best Places to Work Award by BizEventz/the CNY Business Journal for the sixth year in a row. HOLT’s award, which is based on employee feedback, cited the firm’s focus on flexibility and quality of work as most impactful.
“It has been a busy year for all of us – underscoring how important it is to keep our team happy, healthy and continually excited about producing innovative and quality work. Being flexible, supportive, and respectful of each team member’s work/life balance has been our goal – and its success can be seen not only in our retention and growth, but also in our employees’ quality of work and personal commitment” states HOLT President Graham Gillespie.
As a company full of talented designers, HOLT emphasizes an environment that promotes creativity, teamwork, and growth. HOLT also focuses on the strength of each employee and provides them the tools they need to succeed including flexible hours, professional development, mentorship opportunities, and access to the latest technologies. HOLT also supports each employee’s personal causes such as teaching engagements at local universities, and community involvement, volunteerism, and service with non-profit and charitable activities.
HOLT Architects has 55 years of providing high quality and innovative designs to Healthcare, Higher Education, Housing, and Community clients. HOLT’s professionals are known for a high-design aesthetic that is substantiated by creative, functional solutions and rooted in sustainability. HOLT has offices in both Ithaca and Syracuse, NY.
CNY’s Best Places to Work is a BizEventz/CNY Business Journal event with more than 1,500 employees participating in the 52-question survey conducted by Research and Marketing Strategies Incorporated which determined the top ranked companies. The non-profit, for-profit, and private companies came from 16 Central New York counties and each was scored on components including employee satisfaction and company initiatives.