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The 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago, IL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 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 September 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 people …"

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2. 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:

"Everyone is really respectful of women here. I have no complaints besides the fact that women get paid less than men here. "

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3. 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 to …"

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4. 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 bei…"

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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:

"Neighborhoods.com is a fantastic company with incredible people and an amazing culture. I have had many jobs with many companies in several industries, but this is by far the BEST…"

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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):

"This job has made me the envy of my Working Mom friends"

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7. 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:

"Great place to work, flexibility with being remote, always learning, great culture."

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8. 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:

"An incredible company with tons of opportunities for growth And learning. Lots of variety in the types of projects you can work on. Amazing thought leadership and a proven stellar…"

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9. Castlight Health

4.0 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"Great culture and benefits. Unfortunately they didn’t focus enough on operationalization and allowed politics to infiltrate"

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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. 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:

"NetSuite is a great company to be part of, no matter who you are! Our WIN initiative (Women in NetSuite) provides an environment of mentoring, learning, sharing and connection spe…"

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12. Salesforce

4.0 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:

"Salesforce is trying and is in general a fantastic company to work for. The higher you go up the leadership chain, the more of a boys club it becomes. This has gotten worse over t…"

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13. 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:

"Great Company to Work.. Im proud to be part of this family"

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14. 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:

"Great company to work for!"

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15. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

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

"There are a growing number of senior female partners, and so many of them got promoted while working part-time! They keep women on client work instead of "mommy tracking" them. Th…"

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16. 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"Women are still underrepresented as a group in the company, but my experience has been entirely positive so far and the teams I work on has been very balanced. Great perks, events…"

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17. LSI (formerly Lending Solutions, Inc.)

3.9 stars

LSI (formerly Lending Solutions, Inc.) is a financial services company with locations in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for LSI (formerly Lending Solutions, Inc.):

"I’ve been in the customer service workforce for 25 years and never have I worked for such a wonderful company! They are invested in their employees wellness and happiness in the w…"

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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:

"American Express has a wonderful remote working policy, decent paid time off and flex time policies in the summer, and advancement opportunities."

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19. 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:

"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 a…"

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20. 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. Or …"

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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 September 1, 2020.

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