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The 20 Best Places to Work in Appleton, WI As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Appleton, WI is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 16 factors of female-friendliness, including paid time off, management opportunities, equal opportunities for women and men, the ability to work remotely, maternity and adoptive leave, flexible work hours, and more.

The companies on this list have ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former employees as of April 3, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Appleton, WI

1. Principal Financial Group

3.8 stars

Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Principal Financial Group:

"I work in a call center. For the most part they just want the body in seat and to help people as fast as possible."

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2. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Genentech:

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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3. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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4. Caravel Autism Health

3.6 stars

Caravel Autism Health is a mental health care company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Caravel Autism Health:

"I'm very happy at Caravel. Amazing growth paths and a rewarding career."

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5. Rasmussen College

3.6 stars

Rasmussen College is an education management company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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6. Humana

3.5 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Humana:

"The departments are very different at Humana as far as leadership style. Your direct leaders are the determination of many factors, including work at home, scheduling and flexib..."

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7. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Maurices:

"I love my job at Maurices. We’re a company completely customer obsessed! This makes your work life easy and enjoyable!!"

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8. Brunswick Corporation

3.5 stars

Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brunswick Corporation:

"Currently working at Brunswick Corporation for nearly 2 years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The culture is inviting and the new corporate headquarters is mod..."

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9. A Place for Mom

3.4 stars

A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for A Place for Mom:

"Change in owners....bad leads and marketing."

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10. Kimberly-Clark

3.4 stars

Kimberly-Clark is a consumer goods company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kimberly-Clark:

"It's been a great company up until recently. Cost cutting has lead to head count reduction and employees are being asked to do more and more without help. Work life balance is ..."

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11. Exelon

3.4 stars

Exelon is a utilities company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Exelon:

"Exelon is an organization that has tremendous benefits for employees and continues to evolve. It has been wonderful to continue to see the continued emphasis on diversity and i..."

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12. Delta

3.4 stars

Delta is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Delta:

"Delta is a wonderful company to work for."

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13. Rockwell Automation

3.4 stars

Rockwell Automation is an industrial automation company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Rockwell Automation:

"Middle management had a lot of opportunities for female leadership, but top executive was all white men, leaving something to be desired. Culture at work was great, generally a ..."

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14. News America Marketing

3.3 stars

News America Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for News America Marketing:

"I came from a male dominated field before moving to News America Marketing and it's so refreshing and empowering to see so many women in upper management here. Seeing them every..."

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15. World Relief

3.3 stars

World Relief is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for World Relief:

"World Relief is a delightful place to work. The agency strives to ensure fairness and cooperation among the group. It is superbly diverse and very understandable about family an..."

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16. UnitedHealth Group

3.3 stars

UnitedHealth Group is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for UnitedHealth Group:

"Salary is great, flexible hours are great but workload is extremely heavy and that can be very stressful. Flexible hours but some days I work day and night from home. I’m with m..."

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17. Thrivent Financial

3.2 stars

Thrivent Financial is a financial services company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Thrivent Financial:

"While Thrivent has issues with too much red tape, levels of management and bureaucracy, those issues are shared equally by men and women. :) Availability of flexible hours / lo..."

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18. Wells Fargo

3.2 stars

Wells Fargo is a financial services company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wells Fargo:

"Wells Fargo really does embody the feminist ideal of treating men and women equally. I have never felt I wouldn't receive a promotion because of my gender, and management seems ..."

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19. Starbucks

3.2 stars

Starbucks is a retail company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Starbucks:

"I can't imagine working for a company as big that thinks so much about each individual employee. I've worked for the company both under and without Howard, and his humanist touc..."

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20. U.S. Cellular

3.2 stars

U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Appleton, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for U.S. Cellular:

"Great company to work for although retail doesn't have much room for advancement without taking a paycut. "

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of April 3, 2020.

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