LITTLE VALLEY - Cattaraugus County Bank is a finalist in Business First's 2012 Best Places to Work contest.
Bank employees took a confidential survey and were asked various questions about their workplace.
Some of the areas surveyed included senior leadership, managers, teamwork, being valued/appreciated, job enrichment/career development and well-being.
"We are so delighted with this ranking," said Laurie O'Leary, bank human resources officer. "We all know most companies have a group of stellar, appreciative employees. What this tells us is that most all of our employees are engaged at work and happy to be here! Our staff is encouraged to voice ideas for ways to improve and innovate. They adapt well to change and persist at difficult work. It is obvious now to us that CCB employees speak well of our bank to their friends and families and in the end, are likely to stay employed with our organization. As a Human Resource professional, that makes me extremely gratified."
Company ratings are based on the number of employees. Cattaraugus County Bank falls in the medium category of between 51 and 100 employees. Cattaraugus County Bank is one of 11 businesses nominated in the medium category.