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The 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago, IL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (May 2022)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 factors of women-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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of May 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Chicago, IL

Brad's Deals is an internet company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brad's Deals:

"High growth, fast paced company. Ability to come in and make a difference every day. Great work life balance. "

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Basis Technologies is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Basis Technologies:

"I've never worked at a company with so many women in leadership positions! I didn't even realize how nice it would be until it happened at Basis. It's also a very consciously …"

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

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

"Genuine investment in professional growth and consistent promotion of women into leadership."

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.9 stars).

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

"Fun job to work at. I’m newer and come to this site for a lot of info especially when I was searching for work. It’s hard to find women in leadership roles but the women here are …"

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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 paid time off (5.0 stars).

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

"Vodori is a great place to work! We have happy hours every Friday and a team meeting where the leadership shares information about the company. Overall I would highly recommend wo…"

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SC Johnson is a consumer goods company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for SC Johnson:

"Great atmosphere and culture"

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Mediaocean 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 learning opportunities (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"I appreciate that Mediaocean helps people be their whole and authentic selves."

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Baird is a financial services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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MKTG is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars) and women in leadership (4.8 stars).

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

"MKTG is perfect for those who need flexibility. You set your availability. My coworkers are great, and we have brand ambassador appreciation events quarterly. I can reach my boss …"

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Milhouse Engineering & Construction is a civil engineering company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Milhouse Engineering & Construction:

"Milhouse has been a great company to work with. The people, benefits and environment are beyond my expectations."

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Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"Tough job, but the perks are amazing!! Each step above is celebrated!! Great place to work!!"

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Straight North 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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Protiviti is a management consulting company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"A great place to work for anyone, with a commitment to diversity and inclusion."

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Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and family growth support (4.6 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 moder…"

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Biogen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"Best place I’ve ever worked! Biogen knows how to take care of their employees."

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Huron Consulting Group is a management consulting company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"Consulting roles require regular travel which can lead to difficult work/life/balance decisions and prioritization for women. However, I've been very impressed by the female lead…"

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NetApp 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 (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"As a female in a technical support organization, my opinion is respected and valued. I have been given equal opportunities to grow and be promoted. 10 years in and I am still a…"

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VSP Global is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for VSP Global:

"This is honestly one of the best places I've ever worked."

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Principal Financial Group 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 support for diversity (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"I feel that Principal is ahead of the game. Very flexible hours and it's clear my life outside of work matters. It's great to feel that they think about me as a whole person and n…"

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The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"The Princeton Review is a progressive company with women in executive positions comparable to that of their male counterparts. The overall outlook of the management team is progr…"

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