The Globe 100's Top Places to Work.
IT security and control firm Sophos today announced that it has
been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the
debut of an employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe.
The Globe 100's Top Places to Work magazine was published in the
Sunday Globe on November 9. Online, the report can be found at
Produced by the same team that compiles the 21-year-old Globe
100 report of the best-performing public companies in
Massachusetts, the Top Places to Work recognizes the most
progressive companies in the state based on employee opinions about
company leadership, compensation and training, diversity/inclusion,
career development, family-friendly flexibility, and values and
ethics. Private companies and nonprofits as well as publicly-held
businesses were included in the analysis.
The rankings in the Globe 100's Top Places to Work are based on
survey information collected by Workplace Dynamics, an independent
company specializing in employee engagement and retention, from
120,000 employees at about 600 Massachusetts organizations. This
marks the first time that a Globe 100 report honors private as well
as publicly-held organizations.
Sophos was ranked 41 on the overall Globe 100's Top Places to
Work list and was also was ranked 17 on the Top 40 Small
"We are thrilled to be on The Boston Globe 100's Top Places to
Work as our rating is based on honest employee feedback," said Mike
McGuinness, senior vice president of worldwide sales and operations
at Sophos. "Having highly motivated and productive employees is
essential to the continued success of any company and we certainly
strive to make Sophos not only a fun and inviting place to work but
also a place to learn and grow."
The publisher of The Boston Globe Steve Ainsley stated, "All the
companies included in the Globe 100's Top Places to Work deserve a
great deal of recognition. It's clear that they value their
employees and make it a priority to create a positive
To qualify for the Globe 100's Top Places to Work, a company
must have more than 100 employees in Massachusetts. Nearly 300
qualified companies accepted an invitation to participate. Rankings
were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee
For more information on the Boston Globe 100's Top Places to
Work 2008, visit: www.boston.com/jobs