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

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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:

"Great company to work for!"

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3. LSI (formerly Lending Solutions, Inc.)

3.9 stars

LSI (formerly Lending Solutions, Inc.) is a financial services company with locations in the DeKalb, 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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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.5 stars).

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

"I enjoy working at SAP and appreciate how you are evaluated on what you can contribute. Plus, the benefits are nice as well as the flexible working environment."

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5. 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:

"The job itself was torturous, but that’s just customer service. There were many women in leadership positions, and networking groups for female employees—which I participated in. …"

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6. 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:

"I love this company! I have been here 15 years and I have grown in every role that I've had. My manager has been extremely influential in my career. She is a mentor, a coach and m…"

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7. 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:

"my input and expertise are sought, valued, and respected. I have many incredible women who act as role models and mentors. I have never been called but by when I am assertive or d…"

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8. 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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9. 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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10. 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 (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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11. 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 progr…"

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12. 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:

"Great job, I wish I could have stayed.... but I moved"

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13. 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:

"CDW offers unlimited earning potential and a great working culture for women. As a women, I feel very lucky to call CDW my home because of its work opportunities, challenging proj…"

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14. 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 r…"

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15. 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:

"I started my career with Accenture and it was an amazing journey of learning experience. Perfect blend of exploring new opportunities and fun at work place. I would love to join A…"

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"It’s such a breath of fresh air to work for a company that truly values their employees and has such a large focus on making women feel like equals. After a few negative experienc…"

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17. 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 inc…"

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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 good company HOWEVER, when I was there a male manager was eventually fired for feeling up women. It took a LONG time for them to get rid of him, which was sickenin…"

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19. 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, managem…"

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20. 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:

"Very encouraging and positive work environment. Exciting and fun."

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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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