Top Small Employer
Institution for Savings in Newburyport is the number one small employer in this year's Top Places survey. Employees praised the 118-employee, 191-year-old bank for its strong ethics efforts to take care of workers.
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Top Medium Employer
Google in Cambridge is the number one medium company in this year's Top Places to Work survey because employees believe they are among the brightest minds in technology.
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Top Large Employer
Bright Horizons tops this category again. Employees cited an engaging environment that promotes individuality and flexibility that helps create deep loyalty among 19,000 workers.
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Executives and employees from 100 companies packed the Renaissance Boston Hotel to receive the honors.
Even in a rough economy, some employers are pampering their workers with perks such as free beer and table tennis.
The search-engine giant is no stranger to playful office design.
Do you ever watch a movie about a person's job or workplace and think, "This isn't anything like a real job?"
Sure, the chief executive is important, but it's the work-a-day employees who really keep the office running.
Employees said that they felt more "genuinely appreciated" at work. Much more appreciated. The measure of appreciation jumped nearly 9 percent since last year.
Companies are building multi-cultural organizations, promoting respect for and the celebration of the diverse backgrounds of their employees and their communities.
There are businesses that build for a brighter future despite the sputtering economy. Watertown-based ad agency Allen & Gerritsen is growing thanks to more digital work from its 22 clients.
From collaborative lounges with the latest furniture to a mobile lounge with the coolest technology, corporate space is loosening up at companies that make the most of their offices.
The Globe's Top Places to Work survey honors employers who care for their most valuable resource: The people who work for them.
Bright Horizons, Hill Holiday, and Associates for Human Services topped our annual list.
The 90 companies on the 2011 Globe 100 list have helped Massachusetts to pull out of the recession.
This special section from The Boston Globe aims to get people used to – and more comfortable with – talking about diversity in Massachusetts.