Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) is one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts according to the results in the newly announced employee-based survey in The Boston Globe. Globe 100 Top Places to Work magazine was published in the Boston Sunday Globe on November 9, 2008. Online, the report can be found at

Globe 100 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.

“Forrester is honored that its employees in Massachusetts ranked us as one of the best places to work,” said George F. Colony, Forrester’s chairman of the board and chief executive officer. “As a company that is now more than 1,000 employees worldwide, it is important to retain the transparent, accessible, fun culture that employees have appreciated during the 25 years we have been in business. I am grateful for our employees’ ongoing support.”

The publisher of The Boston Globe Steve Ainsley stated, “All the companies included in the Globe 100 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 workplace.”

To qualify for the Globe 100 Top Places to Work, a company must have more than 100 employees in Massachusetts. More than 70,000 employees from nearly 300 qualified companies participated. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.