What makes a company a good fit? Although women as a demographic place high value on factors like Flexible Work Hours and Salary Satisfaction, individual wants at work vary depending on professional goals, responsibilities or dreams off the clock (kids and side-hustles are priorities, too), personalities, and so much more. Below, 10 women employees at some of InHerSight's partner companies share why their organization is a great place to work. Opportunities for advancement, social activities, support for parents, and mentorship are just a few of the things that make a job worthwhile.
10 women employees on why they love their company
Allbirds is a global footwear and apparel brand with roots in New Zealand and headquarters in San Francisco. Their top InHerSight metrics are Paid Time Off, Wellness Initiatives, and Maternity and Adoptive Leave, and they have a 4.1-star rating overall.
Crystal, Sr. Software Engineering Manager
"I've had many opportunities to lead technical initiatives at Allbirds and each year really unfolds a new chapter. I also enjoy the community of parents that I've met as co-lead of our Parents ERG (I had 2 babies during my time here!)."
Alley Interactive is a web development firm that tackles complex technological challenges facing top digital publishers and content producers. Their top InHerSight metrics are Ability to Telecommute, The People You Work With, and Flexible Work Hours, and they have a 4.5-star rating overall.
Linnea, Principal Software Developer in Technology
“There have been many opportunities to grow and work toward my career goals. Alley is serious about improving diversity and as a woman I’ve been very supported. We’ve had women gatherings at retreats and virtual meetings to talk about what matters most.”
Telecommunications giant AT&T focuses on mobile phone, broadband, fixed line telephone, home security, network security, and business services. Their top InHerSight metrics are Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, Support for Diversity, and Women in Leadership, and they have 3.0-star rating overall.
"The sky’s the limit at AT&T. I’m a strong believer that you absolutely control where you take your career: what you put in is what you’re going to get out."
Boats Group is the tech business behind the largest online marketplaces for boats and yachts in the world. Their top InHerSight metrics are the Social Activities and Environment, Ability to Telecommute, and Sense of Belonging, and they have a 3.8-star rating overall.
Shina, Senior Client Account Partner
"Boat Group's Run Club, Volunteer, and Professional Reimbursement Program are some of the programs that allowed me to pursue my goals. It's very rewarding to work with a company that values you personally and professionally."
Brivo is a cloud-based security and property management solution for commercial and multifamily properties. Their top InHerSight metrics are the Support for Diversity, Sense of Belonging, and Paid Time Off, and they have a 3.7-star rating overall.
Adrian, Customer Service Manager
“While with Brivo, I have been given opportunities to work closely with other departments on various projects. I am proud to work with such a diverse company that invests time in its employees and encourages us to grow.”
Lowe's Home Improvement is a big-box retailer selling tools, appliances, building supplies, carpet, bathroom, lighting, and more. Their top InHerSight metrics are Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, Paid Time Off, and Support for Diversity, and they have a 2.7-star rating overall.
Shirley, Culture & Diversity Consultant
"When I first joined Lowe's, I had no idea how drastically my career would shift, and be offered the myriad of opportunities that I have been fortunate to be given. My favorite part of working here is to have leaders who truly care about me succeeding."
Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc. is a multidisciplinary engineering firm that delivers creative solutions to complex problems across the globe. Their top InHerSight metrics are Support for Diversity, Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, and The People You Work With, and they have a 4.3-star rating overall.
Rozan, Electrical Engineer
"The diversity and interrelationships are something to be admired. Milhouse is composed of individuals from many different backgrounds and stages, which allows for a well-rounded collaborative effort."
MYR Group is a holding company of long-established and successful electrical contractors. Their top InHerSight metrics are The People You Work With, Learning Opportunities, and Sense of Belonging, and they have a 3.9-star rating overall.
Didi, Manager of Business Applications
"It’s inspiring to me to report up to two very capable women, including the VP of IT and CFO, while leading a team that is 50% female. I’ve seen equal opportunities afforded to everyone. As a woman at MYR Group, I know my growth will be supported."
Nylas’s mission is to power the productivity of the modern technology stack. Their API powers the communication layer in SaaS applications. Their top InHerSight metrics are Wellness Initiatives, Learning Opportunities, and Ability to Telecommute, and they have a 4.8-star rating overall.
"For a fast growing company in a remote world, we have something special here at Nylas. Not only do people care about the success of the company, but also they truly care about the success of other Nylanauts."
Penn Interactive Ventures is a subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, which owns, operates, or has ownership interests in 42 gaming and racing properties in 20 states and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. Their top InHerSight metrics are The People You Work With, Flexible Work Hours, and Ability to Telecommute, and they have a 4.1-star rating overall.
Eleni, UX/UI Designer
"Penn has helped me to become more confident in my career and provided me with the tools I need to succeed in my role. Having a super supportive team and work community has been invaluable during my time here."