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20+ Companies We're Watching Right Now

Because they keep showing up in our top companies rankings

Rachel Cooper
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Many incredible companies on our platform top best company lists because of the awesome work they’re doing for their employees. Here are 21 highly-rated companies that are exhibiting #WorkplaceGoals for women nationwide. Like what you see? Visit their company pages while logged into your InHerSight account to follow the ones you're interested in for updates on their latest news. (Please note: These companies are not ranked, but included because they appear on multiple InHerSight top companies lists.)

 
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1. Adobe

3.7 stars

Adobe is a global leader in digital solutions. Because they cater to creatives, their company culture prioritizes creativity, diversity, and immersive experiences. Right now, they’re ranking highly in the categories of paid time off, maternity and adoptive leave, family growth support, wellness initiatives, and flexible work hours. 

Plus—they’re prioritizing employee self-care with benefits that include counseling, childcare, and coverage of mental health services. And they’re one of the top 20 tech companies where women are most satisfied with their pay.

2. Amrock

4.6 stars

Amrock, Inc. is the “largest independent provider of title insurance, property valuations, and closing services in the nation.” They welcome new ideas from employees of all career levels and strive to provide excellent client service. They’re also one of the top 20 companies where women are most satisfied with their pay and one of the 20 best large companies for women

Currently, they rank highly in the categories of paid time off, management opportunities, equal opportunities for women and men, and female representation in leadership. 

Employee review: The culture here is unlike anything I've ever experienced anywhere else. Ideas are appreciated, it's very collaborative and growth opportunities are literally endless. It's just amazing to be part of a team that's so encouraging and facilitates development in every facet of work and life.

3. The Boston Consulting Group

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group has 85 offices worldwide, which could make it challenging to cultivate an inclusive company culture across the board, but that’s not the case. BCG sees their employees as the most important part of their business, empowering them to connect with colleagues and find new opportunities for growth. BCG ranks as one of the best management consulting companies and one of the best corporate companies for women, 

Additionally, they have a number of programs, such as Women@BCG, LGBT Network, and others that let employees of all backgrounds find their people and excel both personally and professionally.

 Right now, they’re ranking above four stars in the following categories:

  • Social activities and environment

  • Management opportunities

  • Maternity and adoptive leave

  • Learning opportunities

  • Flexible work hours

Employee review: The three things I love most about working at BCG are the focus on people (with a special effort in attracting and retaining female talent), the diversity of its teams, and the visible and lasting impact generated by our projects both in the private and the public sectors.

4. Bozzuto

3.8 stars

“Bozzuto works with partners and communities to develop, build, and manage more than 100,000 homes and retail experiences that enrich neighborhoods and the lives of those who live there.”

Bozzuto’s core values include creativity, concern, and passion and empower their 2000-plus employees to use creativity in every aspect of their work. Maybe that’s why they rank as one of InHerSight’s top 20 real estate companies for women.

Right now, they’re scoring highly in management opportunities, female representation in leadership, equal opportunities for women and men, maternity and adoptive leave, and paid time off. 

Employee review: Bozzuto truly cares about their employees and is always striving to make improvements to the workplace. They recently started Women@Bozzuto which is a group specifically designed to help women achieve their full potential both at work and at home.

5. Bumble

4.4 stars

Bumble is a dating app and community that creates connections in “love, life, and business.” On Bumble, women make the first move, fueling the movement to end misogyny and traditional gender roles in dating.

Currently, Bumble ranks high in the categories of maternity and adoptive leave, female representation in leadership, equal opportunities for women and men, management opportunities, and the ability to telecommute.

Plus—they’re one of InHerSight’s high-scoring socially responsible companies.

Employee review: Bumble was founded by a female (Whitney Wolfe) with the mission to empower women, change the antiquated rules of dating and relationships, give women control of the relationships in their lives. The company and its leaders push for equality in all aspects of our lives and that includes our working environment. I've never been in a company that so truly values the contributions that women make. It is inspiring!

6. Capital One

3.7 stars

You’ve probably seen the Capital One Venture Card ads, but did you know that Capital One, the financial services company based in McLean, Virginia, employs over 10,000 people? They also empower their female employees to make informed career decisions and are ranked as one of the top 10 financial services companies where women are most satisfied with their pay 

Capital One ranks highly in the following categories:

  • Maternity and adoptive leave

  • Paid time off

  • Family growth support

  • Wellness initiatives

  • Equal opportunities for women and men

7. CA Technologies

4.2 stars

CA Technologies has a program called #LifeatCA that thrives on diversity and inclusion as a crucial part of business success. The forward-thinking company also offers opportunities for career growth, families, and work-life balance and strives to hear ideas from employees of all backgrounds and career levels.

CA Technologies ranks highly in the categories of paid time off, family growth support, maternity and adoptive leave, flexible work hours, and wellness initiatives. You’ll find CA Technologies highly rated on the best technology companies for women. 

8. Chronicle Books

4.1 stars

An independent publisher based in San Francisco, Chronicle Books takes the beauty of books and the importance of stories and blends it into their company culture.

Chronicle Books ranks highly in the following categories:

  • Paid time off

  • Management opportunities

  • Female representation in leadership

  • Equal opportunities for women and men

We’ve featured them previously because of their female-friendly benefits. Read more about what they look like.

9. Custom Ink

3.8 stars

Custom Ink is a 1000-plus employee retail company that prints custom designs for people around the United States. Based on 807 ratings from 53 current or former employees, Custom Ink ranks highly in the categories of paid time off, equal opportunities for women and men, social activities and environment, and maternity and adoptive leave. You’ll find them included on our list of best consumer goods companies as well as top companies in cities in Texas and Virginia.

10. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company that regularly hits top 20 lists on InHerSight (and the top 10 list of financial services companies) and other platforms, especially when it comes to opportunities for female employees.

Right now, Edward Jones ranks highly in the categories of maternity and adoptive leave, equal opportunities for women and men, learning opportunities, and paid time off.

Employee review: I’ve never worked for a company so supportive of women and their success. Edward Jones is THE place for any female to start a career where her potential will see no ceiling and she will be recognized.

11. Google

3.8 stars

We all know the popular search engine and internet giant Google that tops best company lists everywhere—from cities like Austin to New York City On top of their socially and environmentally responsible practices, they also receive high ratings from women who work there. 

Based on 4,088 ratings from 318 current or former employees, Google ranks highly in the following categories:

  • Wellness initiatives

  • Maternity and adoptive leave

  • Family growth support

  • Social activities and environment

  • Paid time off 

12. HubSpot

4.3 stars

HubSpot is a service that helps millions of businesses and organizations grow and build software and systems, such as email marketing, social media, and more. Named a top workplace by Glassdoor, Fortune, and Entrepreneur, HubSpot is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values creativity and flexibility.

They currently rank highly in the categories of telecommuting, paid time off, flexible work hours, maternity and adoptive leave, and wellness initiatives. On InHerSight’s lists, they’re one of the top 20 tech companies where women are most satisfied with their pay and one of the best companies for working moms

13. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

Another job listing database that also provides educational videos and certifications, LinkedIn rates at 4.2 stars based on 1,005 ratings from 68 current of former employees.

LinkedIn ranks highly in the categories of wellness initiatives, social activities and environment, paid time off, maternity and adoptive leave, and family growth support. They’re included in our best companies for working moms and top 20 companies where women are most satisfied with their pay.

Employee review: “By far the most supportive and female-friendly employer I've ever had, and I'm 20+ years into my career and have worked for four other employers.”

14. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

Included in InHerSight’s top companies lists in cities such as Seattle, Raleigh, and Boston, lululemon athletica is a retail company that has been empowering women with their activewear since 1998. Based on 2,925 ratings from 198 current or former employees, lululemon rates highly in the categories of wellness initiatives, female representation in leadership, management opportunities, equal opportunities for women and men, and employer responsiveness.

Employee review: Amazing place to work to gain leadership skills and be an entrepreneur with the comfort of a corporation behind you.

15. LUSH Cosmetics

3.5 stars

LUSH Cosmetics is a company that has garnered recent attention for its package-free Naked brand. A leader in social and environmental responsibility, LUSH is also a great place for women to work. 

 Right now, LUSH ranks highly in the following categories:

  • Female representation in leadership

  • Management opportunities

  • Equal opportunities for women and men

  • Paid time off

  • Learning opportunities

LUSH is ranked as one of InHerSight’s 14 best cosmetic companies and has previously been ranked as one of the top 20 companies for equal opportunities.

16. Neighborhoods.com

4.2 stars

Neighborhoods.com “is the first online real estate resource to put the neighborhood at the center of the home search” that topped the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For lists.

It’s also a creative and dynamic place to work. They value employee opinions and ideas and empower the people that work for them to reach their professional and personal goals.

Right now, Neighborhoods.com ranks highly in the categories of paid time off, flexible work hours, ability to telecommute, and social activities and environment. They’re also included in our best companies for working moms and for flexible work hours.

17. Palo Alto Networks

4.4 stars

Palo Alto Networks is “the next-generation security company” and seeks to prioritize trust in the digital age. They’re seeking employees who are innovative, creative, and driven and empower employees in all departments to come forth with solutions and ideas.

Palo Alto Networks ranks highly in the categories of paid time off, employer responsiveness, flexible work hours, and equal opportunities for women and men. They top a number of city-based InHerSight lists throughout the country, plus best companies for working moms, for flexible work hours, and technology companies

18. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

Southwest Airlines has become the workplace breakout star of the past five years, lauded for not only its cheap fairs and excellent service, but also for its happy employees. With a robust 401K plan and generous profit sharing, Southwest Airlines ranks high in the categories of equal opportunities for women and men, management opportunities, paid time off, female representation in leadership, and employer responsiveness.

Employee review: Outstanding organization grappling with pace of change and sometimes burdened by industry convention. But earnestly trying to balance innovation and culture for all employees.

Southwest is ranked on InHerSight’s 50 best companies for women, as rated by employees.

19. Ultimate Software

4.7 stars

Ultimate Software has graced FORTUNE’s Best Companies to Work For, Best Workplaces for Women, and Great Workplaces for Millennials lists because it puts its employees’ needs first. One of Forbes’ Most Innovative Growth Companies, Ultimate Software ranks highly in the categories of ability to telecommute, paid time off, employer responsiveness, and maternity and adoptive leave. It’s also on InHerSight’s best tech companies and companies for flexible hours and telecommuting

Employee review: Ultimate Software is the best company for women that I could imagine. Never have I felt like I was at any sort of disadvantage due to my gender. This is the most inclusive, diverse company I have ever heard of. With groups like Women In Leadership, PrideUS, Women in Technology, and UBelong, and UltiVets, there is a group where everyone can feel at home.

20. USAA

3.8 stars

USAA is a financial services company that employees thousands of people and is known for its inclusive workplace. USAA currently scores highly in the following categories:

  • Wellness initiatives

  • Maternity and adoptive leave

  • Family growth support

  • Paid time off

  • Management opportunities

It ranks on InHerSight’s best financial services companies for women and best companies for maternity and adoptive leave.

21. Zillow

4.1 stars

The popular real estate company Zillow helps people make “better, smarter decisions about where they choose to live.”

Zillow also nurtures employee ideas, prioritizes diversity and inclusion, offers work-life balance benefits, and hires people that come from the communities they’re working in.

Right now, Zillow ranks highly in the categories of maternity and adoptive leave, paid time off, social activities and environment, wellness initiatives, and family growth support.

Employee review: Zillow is a fantastic place for women. Four months paid maternity leave. My VP is a woman. I work with many badass women. I feel super valued and respected. I love my company.

Zillow ranks on InHerSight’s 20 best technology companies and in its hometown, Seattle.

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