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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Evanston, 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 October 6, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Evanston, IL

1. Vodori

4.5 stars

Vodori is a computer software company with locations in the Evanston, 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 paid time off (5.0 stars).

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

"Vodori has been a fantastic place to work for... for all genders! It's a smaller company (about 50 team members) and has been around for over 10 years. Vodori still has an innovat…"

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2. Chicago Marketing, Inc

4.2 stars

Chicago Marketing, Inc is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Evanston, IL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chicago Marketing, Inc:

"Chicago Marketing, Inc. is a pleasure to work at. There is so much diversity with a family like atmosphere. While it is a competitive workplace, it is also FUN. We are all just tr…"

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3. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the Evanston, 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 LinkedIn:

"Better than most, and improving"

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4. Assurance Agency

4.2 stars

Assurance Agency is an insurance company with locations in the Evanston, 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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5. Neighborhoods.com

4.2 stars

Neighborhoods.com is a real estate company with locations in the Evanston, 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:

"While we could use a few more women in management, the overall culture of Neighborhoods.com is incredibly open and welcoming. Pair this with the generous benefits package, and yo…"

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6. Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Evanston, IL area, that employs 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 Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"I couldn't imagine a better place to be starting my career than at BCG. In addition to the opportunity to work with great people on challenging problems, I especially appreciate t…"

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7. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Evanston, 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:

"Tough job, but the perks are amazing!! Each step above is celebrated!! Great place to work!!"

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8. ThoughtWorks

4.1 stars

ThoughtWorks is an information technology and services company with locations in the Evanston, 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:

"This is a great place to work with very thoughtful and thorough policies. There is a vocal and demonstrative move toward recruiting (and retaining) women in technical and leadersh…"

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9. Castlight Health

4.0 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Evanston, 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:

"This is a wonderful, balanced & diverse company that is very focused on changing healthcare for the better. Lots of women in management, leadership & the board as well. Great bene…"

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10. Ceridian

4.0 stars

Ceridian is an information technology and services company with locations in the Evanston, 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).

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11. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Evanston, 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 Salesforce:

"Salesforce is an amazing organization but it does take some serious grit to work here."

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12. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Evanston, 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 place to work. Honest...during the tough times. Regularly looks at how they can improve employee engagement and satisfaction."

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13. NetSuite

3.9 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Evanston, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"NetSuite is amazing. They have an organization called "Women in NetSuite" whose goal is to promote the careers and leadership in a normally male dominated industry. Truly the best…"

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14. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

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

"Amazing place to work to gain leadership skills and be an entrepreneur with the comfort of a corporation behind you."

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15. Bain & Company

3.9 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Evanston, 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 Evanston, 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 Evanston, 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 Evanston, 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:

"I am honored to work for a company led by so many outstanding women. American Express grants women all the opportunities due to them to succeed in a workplace and a family. "

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19. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Evanston, 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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20. MKTG

3.9 stars

MKTG is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Evanston, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"MKTG is perfect for those who need flexibility. You set your availability. My coworkers are great, and we have brand ambassador appreciation events quarterly. I can reach my boss …"

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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 October 6, 2020.

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