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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in DeKalb, 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 DeKalb, IL

1. Assurance Agency

4.2 stars

Assurance Agency is an insurance company with locations in the DeKalb, 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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2. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the DeKalb, 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:

"Female dominated workplace. As with any retail job, management will make or break the team. Sometimes men get promoted faster in the name of ‘diversity & inclusion’."

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3. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"I loved working there. I'm not sure how it compares to other companies. The environment in my group was very supportive and benefits are great. Salary is a little lower because ..."

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4. SAP

3.8 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the DeKalb, 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 SAP:

"SAP is a great company! Two of my managers are women and we have two incredibly smart women on our team. But our team is 8 people so we have a ways to go to achieve equality."

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5. Alliance Data

3.7 stars

Alliance Data is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alliance Data:

"This is a great place to work! The culture and the people are wonderful!"

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6. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 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 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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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the DeKalb, IL 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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8. Plante Moran

3.6 stars

Plante Moran is an accounting company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Plante Moran:

"Amazing place to work. I feel very supported as a woman and a mother here. Growth opportunities are abundant & clearly mapped out."

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9. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 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 pro..."

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10. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"Have enjoyed the flexible work arrangements, travel opportunities and trust from leadership to get my job done in the way that's best for me and my family."

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11. Rasmussen College

3.6 stars

Rasmussen College is an education management company with locations in the DeKalb, IL 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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12. CDW

3.5 stars

CDW is an information technology and services company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"Great company, strong female leadership, great work/life balance"

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13. GE Capital

3.5 stars

GE Capital is a financial services company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Capital:

"GE will overnight ship breast milk from pumping mothers traveling for business, provides best in class paid parental leave in addition to FMLA leave, on-site gyms and/or fitness..."

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14. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"Accenture has been a fabulous place to work! "

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15. Exelon

3.5 stars

Exelon is a utilities company with locations in the DeKalb, IL 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 (4.1 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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16. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"It is a diverse environment. "

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17. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, manag..."

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18. Travelers

3.5 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"Travelers is a great company to work for!"

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19. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the DeKalb, IL 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:

"Absolutely the best employer, hands down."

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20. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

3.5 stars

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"Great pay and benefits!"

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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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