HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical was recognized for the ninth time as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group. This year, ClearVision placed fifth on the list, the company’s highest-ever finish. Winners are chosen based on the results of a survey distributed to employees, with ClearVision's entire nationwide team participating for the first time. In a statement, ClearVision said, “Celebrating its diamond 75th anniversary, the independent and family-owned company is grateful for the recognition from the New York State Council of the Society of Human Resource Management, Best Companies Group and Rochester Business Journal.”

In addition to an employee survey, ClearVision submitted a company application. In the application, the company highlighted the ways it supports its team through benefits, progressive family leave policies, comprehensive training, continuous education and opportunities for community engagement. Alongside this, ClearVision said it showcased its traditions, celebrations, spirit activities and gamification initiatives, as well as its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and an environment where everyone feels empowered to share feedback, ideas and suggestions through initiatives like CVO Circles, living room chats and Living our Values workshops.

In the application, ClearVision also said it highlighted its communication approach featuring regular company-wide meetings, email updates and other channels for team collaboration, ensuring transparency and collaboration across the organization.

Jen Trakhtenberg, ClearVision’s co-chief operating officer and head of talent, said, “As we mark ClearVision's 75th anniversary, we're absolutely thrilled to once again be recognized for our commitment to culture and values. We are tremendously proud of our fantastic, growing team. Together we’ve built a workplace where everyone can live our values, have fun daily, and feel energized to succeed. And this impact extends to the positive relationships we have with our eyecare industry friends and community partners.”