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The 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago, IL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 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 April 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:

"Vodori is a great place to work. It's a small, growing company so there are tons of opportunities to try out new things and take on roles that challenge you to grow. The peopl..."

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2. Assurance Agency

4.3 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:

"Surprised to see some comments. I actually interviewed and the hiring manager was training a new Marketing director, a woman, I was up front about needing flexibility due to b..."

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4. Neighborhoods.com

4.2 stars

Neighborhoods.com is a computer software 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:

"Great place, great environment and focused on the needs and comfort of everyone."

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5. 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:

"Doing better than most with lots of progress still to be made. "

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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 (4.6 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):

"A wonderful company. Lacks transparency and follow through on growth career. Not consistent work load through cohorts. Takes advantage of their good people."

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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 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"Great place to work. They take care of their employees. Equal opportunity for all with a very diverse workforce"

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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 a human resources 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. 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:

"Like all tech companies, there are areas to improve, however NetSuite is already working from a position of strength. I'm most impressed by the Board and Sr. Executive level of ..."

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12. 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 (4.5 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"This is the best place I have ever worked at! Love it here!"

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13. 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 (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"My coworkers and manager are incredible people. They are the reason jnahve stayed so long. I can't imagine my life without then, but the company as a whole has a lot of problems..."

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14. 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 paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"A wonderful company with great benefits. Not as remote-worker friendly as expected."

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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:

"Ericsson is a great company to work for. Amazing people, truly international working environment and good opportunities for career growth. There´s also a lot of emphasis on empl..."

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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 a company that very obviously values all people. There are ample opportunities for development and enhancement. The company supports you as an individual while enco..."

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17. Bain & Company

3.9 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 (4.6 stars).

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

"Bain has been so supportive of me as a working Mom. They create opportunities and have made a commitment to keeping women at Bain in a way that is sustainable. I love this com..."

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18. 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 was disappointed when I requested changing to part-time after my first child was born. They did offer me something, but it was impossible for me to accept- lowered hourly pay,..."

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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:

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. O..."

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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 April 1, 2020.

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