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The 20 Best Places to Work in DeKalb, IL
As Rated by Women (September 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in DeKalb, IL is driven by ratings and reviews from the women who work at the companies mentioned.

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 September 5, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in DeKalb, IL

American Marketing & Publishing, LLC is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Marketing & Publishing, LLC:

"I love working here. Even though I am part-time, they offer 401-k! What job offers it’s part-time employees 401-k? I don’t get any PTO or sick days, but I do have the ability to c…"

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Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the DeKalb, 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:

"I have been working at Brunswick for over 2+ years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The leadership team is encouraging, supportive and values their employees. I a…"

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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 sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and support for diversity (4.9 stars).

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

"I feel so blessed to have found CDW. It's a great company. The best I've ever had the best pleasure of working for. "

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Sanofi is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the DeKalb, 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 (4.9 stars).

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

"It's an honor to be employed at such a respectable scientific institution with such highly regarded colleagues."

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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 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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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 (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"This is a tech company, but I see women very well represented in senior roles in engineering, manufacturing, and management. There could be more women at the very top levels (exec…"

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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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"HMH is by far the best company I've ever worked for. They care about the quality of their publications, they care about their employees, and truly listen. "

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Bread Financial 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 sense of belonging (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

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

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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 women in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

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

"Great company to work for!"

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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 women in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 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, managem…"

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TIAA 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 (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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First Transit is a transportation/trucking/railroad company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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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 (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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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 women in leadership (4.1 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 of…"

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Microsoft 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.4 stars).

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

"Microsoft is inclusive, and empowering!"

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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 ability to telecommute (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (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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Eaton is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Mars is a food production 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 (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"Mars is an amazing place for women. As a woman in engineering I was given many opportunities to progress in my career and mentors to provide guidance."

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 5, 2022.

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