In a 24/7 world, disconnecting from work requires some creativity

With technology making it harder than ever to stop working, some companies have implemented policies that inspire employees to take a break.

Latest 2015 Top Places To Work headlines

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2015 Top Places to Work

Read the full list of winners and more stories about worker happiness.

10 Massachusetts workers who love their jobs

An auto dealership worker, a housekeeping manager, a lawyer, a business analyst, and others share what makes them happy about their work.

Energi selected as the No. 1 medium-size company

To attract the best and brightest, the Peabody insurance company empowers employees to speak their mind and gives them room to collaborate.

HubSpot tops list of large companies

Freedom to work from home and plentiful snacks are just some of the ways the Cambridge online marketing company aims to accommodate employees.

Rockland Trust named No. 1 largest company

The community bank’s CEO calls every new employee, fostering a caring atmosphere where staffers are eager to serve customers.

Tamr chosen as No. 1 small company

The Cambridge database cleanup firm’s chief executive strives for an office meritocracy, not a rigid hierarchy.

Mindfulness exercises help workers overcome stress

Meditation and other stress-reducing strategies have become popular workplace practices.

How to use your professional expertise to help charities

Instead of swinging hammers, volunteers are sharing their work skills to help nonprofits with everything from websites to spreadsheets.

Playing Ping-Pong against Gronk and other real office perks

From rolling robots to shooting ranges, some employees have it good.

The motivational power of ugly sweaters

Flowers for new hires, sing-a-longs, and stuffed goats are just some of the traditions at businesses around the region.

Behind the scenes of the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’

As information piles up, the demand for expert data analysis is rising.

Top places to work (if you’re a dog)

Bring-your-pet-to-work day is becoming an everyday occurrence.

Meet some trailblazing Mass. companies saying yes to paid family leave

The benefit is still a rarity in the US, but these employers are ahead of the curve.

Why one company voluntarily boosted its minimum wage to $15 an hour

The CEO of North Billerica’s Curriculum Associates made the call to boost warehouse and clerical workers’ pay to $15 an hour.