CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 11, 2009 — Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. (DS SolidWorks) has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the second annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Globe 100’s Top Places to Work ’09 magazine was published in the Sunday Globe on November 8. Online, the report can be found at www.boston.com/topworkplaces.
Produced by the same team that compiles the 22-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 86,000 employees at 269 Massachusetts organizations. This marks the second year that a Globe 100 report has honored private as well as publicly-held organizations.
Ranked 34th on the overall list, DS SolidWorks offers employees generous total rewards package, including competitively priced health benefits and an attractive retirement savings program.
“It has always been a top priority to provide the very best work environment for our employees. They are a dedicated, talented group who deserve nothing less,” said VP of Human Resources Dick Morgan. “This honor is a nice validation of our efforts.”
The publisher of The Boston Globe Steve Ainsley stated, “The companies included in the Globe 100’s Top Places to Work have succeeded in creating a positive workplace for their employees in the midst of the uncertainties of the general economy. I congratulate each of them for an outstanding accomplishment.”
To qualify for the Globe 100’s Top Places to Work, a company must have more than 100 employees in Massachusetts. Nearly 1,000 qualified companies accepted an invitation to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.
About Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.
Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp., a Dassault Systèmes S.A. subsidiary, is a world leader in 3D solutions. The company develops and markets software for design, analysis, product data management, documentation, and environmental impact assessment. It is the leading supplier of 3D CAD technology, giving teams intuitive, high-performing software that helps them design better products. For the latest news, information, or an online demonstration, visit the company’s Web site ( www.solidworks.com) or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-978-371-5000).
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