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The 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago, IL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Chicago, IL 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 July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Chicago, IL

1. Vodori

4.5 stars

Vodori is a computer software company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (5.0 stars).

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

"Smart and friendly peers. Flexibility of when to work and how to work. Management open to ideas and change. Refreshing. "

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2. Assurance Agency

4.2 stars

Assurance Agency is an insurance company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Assurance Agency:

"This is overall a great place to work. Management is not a micro-management type of environment. Allows work from home for bad weather days/sick days and also allows set days t..."

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3. Chicago Marketing, Inc

4.2 stars

Chicago Marketing, Inc is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chicago Marketing, Inc:

"Good company, it is freezing in the office so that should be looked into. However I think the environment has continued to improve, they have gained more and more clientele. It ..."

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4. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

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

"LinkedIn can be a great place to work with the right manager and team. For the most part I had good managers and overall experience. It can be a sweet spot if you're looking for..."

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5. Neighborhoods.com

4.2 stars

Neighborhoods.com is a real estate company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and flexible work hours (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Neighborhoods.com:

"Very flexible and free-flowing"

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6. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"BCG is truly committed to making this a great place to work for women. This is reinforced continually by leadership and the fact that they are regularly launching new initiative..."

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7. Castlight Health

4.1 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"16 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave. Lots of remote workers. Great company to work for, just not a lot of upward mobility."

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8. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"Synchrony Financial has been a joy to work for. SO many strong, powerful, and diverse women in management. "

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9. ThoughtWorks

4.1 stars

ThoughtWorks is an information technology and services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

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

"This is a great place to work with very thoughtful and thorough policies. There is a vocal and demonstrative move toward recruiting (and retaining) women in technical and leader..."

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10. Ceridian

4.0 stars

Ceridian is an information technology and services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and family growth support (4.6 stars).

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

"Great company to work for especially if you have found expertise in technology, marketing, sales, or product management. "

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11. Bain & Company

4.0 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bain & Company:

"Bain & Company is a great environment for women. There are numerous promotional opportunities and mentoring opportunities. Working from home isn't available for every employee w..."

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12. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"I recognize NetSuite's initiatives to add benefits, opportunities, more valuable regardless of race and gender. I recognize that as a woman, NetSuite is trying to consider my ne..."

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13. Salesforce

3.9 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Great company with pockets of diversity issues (old boys club). "

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14. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"Facebook is an amazing place to work, but I wish there were more women managers. I don't know any."

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15. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"For a working mother of 3, I could not be in a better company."

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16. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Lululemon is an incredible company to work for. I learned so much from being there. The only reason I left is because I needed to be able to have a job with more flexibility on ..."

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17. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Express:

"I worked for American Express before starting a family so I never had an opportunity to judge how well the company *actually* treated working mothers or how their careers suffer..."

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18. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for One Medical:

"One Medical Group truly stands behind the motto: "Doctor's Office Reinvented." This is a very fun-filled friendly environment that strongly believes in the growth and developmen..."

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19. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignm..."

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20. Workday

3.9 stars

Workday is a computer software company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"They are growing and with scale comes opportunities for everyone at Workday. As a working bay area parent, I joined not only because of the role and the team, but because the co..."

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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 July 1, 2020.

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