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The 20 Best Places to Work in DeKalb, IL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (March 2021)

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 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of March 3, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in DeKalb, IL

1. Brunswick Corporation

4.2 stars

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 (3.8 stars) and family growth support (3.5 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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2. DocuSign

4.0 stars

DocuSign is a computer software company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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3. SAP

3.9 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 (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"It is truly a company that cares as much of the journey as well as winning. It values its people."

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4. 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 sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Great company to work for!"

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5. Fidelity Investments

3.9 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 paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"This was the best company to work for. There was a little rigidity with scheduling, but my boss worked with me if I needed to leave early. I loved working at Fidelity"

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6. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 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 female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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7. LSI (formerly Lending Solutions, Inc.)

3.8 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 management opportunities (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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8. Genentech

3.8 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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9. Vera Bradley

3.8 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 sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (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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10. 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 (4.3 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"It's a call center so the down side is dealing with that type of work. "

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11. TIAA

3.7 stars

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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 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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12. CDM Smith

3.7 stars

CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.7 stars).

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13. Dell Technologies

3.7 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:

"IT is still a predominantly male field where sexism is prevalent, but you would never know it working for Dell. Dell not only compensates and promotes it's female employees at the…"

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14. Exelon

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Exelon is an excellent place for all people to work. This is a great diversified work place that have a very good pay structure."

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15. Travelers

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"Everyday I am amazed at the company I work for. Incredibly supportive and encouraging. As a single mom I need flexibility. I often tell them I don’t need special treatment - on…"

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16. CDW

3.7 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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17. Assurance Agency

3.7 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 ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.3 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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18. Vaco

3.7 stars

Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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19. Wheaton College

3.7 stars

Wheaton College is a higher education company with locations in the DeKalb, IL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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20. Terex

3.6 stars

Terex is a machinery 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"Great place to work."

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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 March 3, 2021.

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