Sorry about the headline — just a little rummy Friday afternoon humor heading into the weekend!  Having written a fairly depressing post earlier today about the inescapibility of politics in today’s corporate world, however, I thought it was rather ironic that I received an e-mail from my friends at the Puget Sound Business Journal, announcing the 66 winners and finalists of their annual “Washington’s Best Workplaces” survey.

So while I still don’t believe it’s healthy to expect to find paradise out there in the working world, I do think that this list the PSBJ has compiled (accessible here) is one of the best resources around for identifying the organizations in Puget Sound that have the best track record of engaging in good business practices and doing right by their employees.  Sure, there’s a public relations angle underlying these kinds of things, without question, but it’s still an incredible handy cheat sheet for people trying to find a healthy, functional corporate culture to work in.  Check it out…