MITRE Named a Boston Globe Top Place To Work For a Sixth YearNovember 2014
The Boston Globe has named The MITRE Corporation to its Top Places to Work list for 2014. MITRE was ranked 15th in the category of largest companies, those with 1,000 or more employees. This is the organization's sixth year on the list.
Of the 1,660 companies invited to participate in The Globe's confidential survey, MITRE was one of 366 organizations whose employees followed through to completion. MITRE employees scored the organization highest on its benefits package and offering the flexibility to balance work and personal life. Of MITRE's 7,200 employees, 2,025 work at the organization's Bedford headquarters, providing systems engineering, research and development and IT support to a range of government sponsors and customers. MITRE's Bedford campus is also home to a 105,000-square-foot, state-of-the art laboratory to advance cutting-edge research and development of military and civilian technologies.
The Boston Globe's 2014 Top Places to Work survey, conducted by employee survey firm WorkplaceDynamics, measured about 73,500 individuals' responses to statements regarding six key factors related to employee happiness, including company direction, execution, employee connection, work load and responsibility, management, and pay and benefits. Surveyors found that of all cities surveyed, employees in Boston were most enthusiastic about their companies.