Last year was the fifth year of Top Places to Work, and to commemorate the occasion, we decided to look back at the most consistent companies. Check out what companies were featured each of the past five years as the best in the state. Next
2012 rank: 1 (large employers)
The economic, financial, and strategy consulting company holds weekly Microsoft Excel training classes. Next
Bright Horizons (pictured)
2012 rank: 3 (largest employers)
Bright Horizons has about 19,000 employees across the country.
2012 rank: 15 (medium employers)
The financial service company’s headquarters is in St. Louis, Mo.
ConvergEx's Eze Castle Software
2012 rank: 25 (large employers)
The technology company has more than 300 employees in Massachusetts. The offices of Convergex's Eze Castle Software held a Friday social hour called "beer time" before an annual auction held by their Community Service Committee in 2009. Next
Cell Signaling Technology
2012 rank: 18 (large employers)
This biotechnology company in Danvers has about 363 employees in the state.
American Student Assistance
2012 rank: 28 (large employers)
The financial services company employs 478 people in Mass. Next
Cubist Pharmaceuticals (pictured)
2012 rank: 20 (large employers)
The research facility in Lexington is the maker of the skin infection drug Cubicin.
2012 rank: 16 (medium employers)
Nearly 150 people work for WinterWyman in the state. Next
Eastern Bank Corp.
2012 rank: 17 (largest employers)
The financial services company has about 1,670 workers in the state. Chairman and chief executive Richard Holbrook attended Boston College's Chief Executives' Club of Boston annual luncheon this year. Next
Eaton Vance (pictured)
2012 rank: 34 (large employers)
The public financial services company has 839 employees in Massachusetts.
John Snow Inc.
2012 rank: 25 (medium employers)
The health consulting firm has nearly 200 employees in the state. Next
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
2012 rank: 11 (largest employers)
Patients use the Wii video game console as part of their rehabilitation at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Burlington.
2012 rank: 2 (large employers)
The advertising and marketing company produced the Dunkin Donuts' "What are you drinkin'?" campaign.
AEW Capital Management
2012 rank: 17 (medium employers)
The Boston-based real estate investment company employs 179 people. Next
Millenium: The Takeda Oncology Co.
2012 rank: 1 (largest employers)
The past couple years, Millenium has been inching closer to the top of its category. In 2010, it came in third, and the company reached second last year. Next
Natixis Global Asset Management
2012 rank: 22 (large employers)
The Boston-based financial services company has more than 300 employees in Massachusetts. Next
Roche Bros. Supermarkets
2012 rank: 12 (largest employers)
The local grocery chain employs about 4,200 workers in the state. Next
2012 rank: 31 (large employers)
The Lexington-based Vistaprint offers free lunch to its employees as part of its perks. Vistaprint is a small business marketing company.
Broad Reach Healthcare/Liberty Commons
2012 rank: 23
The assisted living and nursing care company is based in Chatham. Next
2012 rank: 4 (largest employers)
Winchester Hospital ranks high every year in Top Places to Work. In 2008, the hospital was the top company overall. Winchester Hospital consistently ranked in the top five companies in its category. Back to the beginning
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below