SOUTHBRIDGE, MA – Harrington HealthCare System was named the central MA company with the “Best Workplace Culture” category at an April 20 award ceremony celebrating winners of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette’s inaugural “Best Places to Work” competition.
“It’s always an honor to be nominated for any recognition where the awards are decided by popular vote,” said Harrington’s President and CEO, Ed Moore who also placed in the Best Boss category. “But, it’s especially gratifying to win in the Best Workplace Culture category because it validates what we know to be true, that our employee culture is what makes Harrington a great place to work.”
Harrington was recognized in the large company category (more than 500 employees); awards were also presented in the same category for medium-sized companies (201-500 employees) and small companies (1-200 employees).
The Worcester-based daily and online newspaper announced nominees in ten different categories on March 4 after accepting nominations from the general public from February 1 through February 19. The awards ceremony was held on April 20 at the St. John’s High School Performing Arts Center in Shrewsbury.
“Best of” award categories included recognition for best corporate benefits program, boss, community presence, company holiday party, employee recognition program, overall leadership, training program, workplace culture, best overall company for which to work and most innovative workplace.