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The 20 Best Places to Work in Lake Forest, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Lake Forest, CA 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 19, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Lake Forest, CA

1. Ultimate Software

4.7 stars

Ultimate Software is a computer software company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ultimate Software:

"We call ourselves the ulti-family and that is truly what it feels like to work here. No politics, no watching your back, just great colleagues all working together to make great …"

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2. Amrock

4.6 stars

Amrock is a real estate company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

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

"Tough scheduling at times due to nature of the business however there are actually more females in leadership than men! Great benefits and a lot of great women to look up to. "

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3. Rapid Response Monitoring

4.6 stars

Rapid Response Monitoring is a public safety company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Rapid Response Monitoring:

"Great job with really good benefits. I have 4 kids and the out of pocket coast is super low."

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4. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"Palo Alto Networks is an amazing company to work for. There is opportunity for growth, encouragement to lean-in & flexibility to expand your personal and professional skill sets."

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5. Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"Phenomenal place to work as a woman - viewed as an equal to my male peers in all respects. Salaries are fixed so all cohorts earn the same regardless of gender. "

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6. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Great company. I would highly reccomend. Very competitive environment but if you are willing to work hard you will thrive."

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7. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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:

"Great place to work. They take care of their employees. Equal opportunity for all with a very diverse workforce"

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8. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 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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9. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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:

"Ericsson has great commitment towards diversity and inclusion, including gender equality."

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10. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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:

"Love working here! The people are amazing and benefits are awesome! Just need more consistency when it comes to my pay check and my hours every week."

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11. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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:

"Facebook has great support for families and is very open about everything they're trying to do to close the gender gap. Their policies around compensation are particularly good. A…"

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12. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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:

"American Express gives a great maternity leave of 6 months for both men and woman !"

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13. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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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14. Hilti

3.9 stars

Hilti is a construction company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"I've read the past 2 years, Hilti has further improved their policies to provide better work-life balance and to allow paid parental time off (for both mothers and fathers). This …"

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15. 17hats

3.9 stars

17hats is an internet company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 17hats:

"Awesome company with incredible people (men, women, from all walks of life). Truly the best place to work. "

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16. Workday

3.9 stars

Workday is a computer software company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Workday:

"They are growing and with scale comes opportunities for everyone at Workday. As a working bay area parent, I joined not only because of the role and the team, but because the comp…"

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17. Custom Ink

3.8 stars

Custom Ink is a retail company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Custom Ink:

"They are heavily invested in the professional growth of their team, are flexible, kind, and understanding, and leadership makes time to meet and listen to you. "

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18. One Medical

3.8 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for One Medical:

"One Medical Group truly stands behind the motto: "Doctor's Office Reinvented." This is a very fun-filled friendly environment that strongly believes in the growth and development …"

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19. 2U

3.8 stars

2U is an e-learning company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and social activities and environment (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 2U:

"I do really love working at 2U. I don't see myself going anywhere any time soon. I think every single company has a lot to learn and do in order to offer EQUAL opportunities to al…"

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20. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Working for a company that offers 16 weeks paid leave for the primary caregiver of a newborn or an adopted child is amazing. Jones really values their employees and they make it …"

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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 19, 2020.

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