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The 20 Best Places to Work in Independence, MO As Rated by the Women Who Work There (October 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Independence, MO is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

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 October 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Independence, MO

McKinstry is a construction company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and flexible work hours (4.8 stars).

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

"Fantastic place to work that is committed to diversity and inclusion and is constantly evolving to do things better! Very open culture with amazing people that treat each other we…"

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Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Independence, MO 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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NetApp is an information technology and services company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.4 stars).

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

"As a female in a technical support organization, my opinion is respected and valued. I have been given equal opportunities to grow and be promoted. 10 years in and I am still a…"

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Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"I am proud to work for a wonderful company that gives opportunities to people of all backgrounds, races, religions, sexual preferences and sexes. It's a great place for hard work…"

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Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Independence, MO 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 Ericsson:

"Ericsson is great place to work :)"

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lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Wonderful company culture!"

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Alliance Data is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"Wonderful people all inclusive environment with tons of room for growth and great health insurance, 401k and paid time off."

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American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Express:

"American Express has a wonderful remote working policy, decent paid time off and flex time policies in the summer, and advancement opportunities."

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Teach For America is an education management company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Teach For America:

"Demanding but flexible"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Independence, MO 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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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and women 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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Mars is a food production company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.6 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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Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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

"I am so thankful to be a Dell employee! I work remote and am able to balance a challenging career while being a single parent. I'm not forced to miss out on my kids' important sch…"

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Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"I love my job,but the commute to Chicago became difficult with the current situation. I have also been flying for 30 years and it has changed so much."

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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

"I can honestly say that ADP has a culture and leadership team that strives for greatness where each person counts."

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Google is an internet company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"I had a very enjoyable 1-Year Contract Experience at Google."

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IST Management Services is an outsourcing/offshoring company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for IST Management Services:

"As a current employee here at IST, I have had nothing but a positive experience. The environment and team you are surrounded by really makes a difference. They can be very flex…"

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Great company to work for, the really live their mission of helping the communities they serve become healthier through constant innovation and client centered design!"

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Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Independence, MO area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Schneider Electric:

"Proud Schneider Electric is building an inclusive workplace. We're committed to gender equality, diversity, and inclusion for all. Our Global Family Leave Policy includes key lif…"

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