Top 5 small, midsize, and large workplaces
No. 5: Winchester Hospital
Based in: Winchester
Massachusetts employees: 2,700
When the recession hit and the hospital saw its revenue take a plunge, executives knew they will have to cut costs -- $5 million, the equivalent of 100 jobs. Hospital leaders kept their workers informed as they froze pensions, eliminated time off, and canceled special employee events. In the end, however, the hospital did not have to lay off a single worker.
Winchester Hospital patient Jason Utter of Medford befriended four-legged Amigo, as Dr. Kathleen Beyerman, RN, supervised.