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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Palm Desert, 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 5, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Palm Desert, CA

1. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Palm Desert, 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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2. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA 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:

"I was nervous going into this field, but I learned that in this workplace, gender has no bearing on your career here. Opportunities are completely equal, from what I've experience…"

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3. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA 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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4. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA 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:

"There are plenty of women in higher positions! My management, regional manager, etc. There's always room for growth regardless of gender. They're extremely accommodating to the ne…"

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5. Vacasa

3.4 stars

Vacasa is a hospitality company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Ops department (Housekeeping especially), seems to be run into the ground with little praise. The company has a hard time keeping good housekeeping because of this. I started in…"

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6. Kaiser Permanente

3.4 stars

Kaiser Permanente is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kaiser Permanente:

"A wonderful culture with enormous opportunity for growth as well as prpfessional and personal development. "

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7. Medtronic

3.3 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars).

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

"Great company that I believe has good intentions. Maternity leave is 5 weeks paid in MN, which may be standard for a corporate environment, but is not impressive. "

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8. Trader Joe's

3.3 stars

Trader Joe's is a retail company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Trader Joe's:

"I have worked for Trader Joe’s for 8 years and have truly loved every minute of it. You are paid well, receive health benefits, get fed frequently, have incredible co workers, are…"

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9. Wells Fargo

3.2 stars

Wells Fargo is a financial services company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA 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 (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wells Fargo:

"I loved Wells Fargo. It was one of my favorite jobs to have ever work. I learned so much working for this company that I still use in my everyday life. Some of the social drama an…"

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10. Starbucks

3.2 stars

Starbucks is a retail company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"Working for starbucks has been a whirlwind for me. I love being a barista and learning about the coffee culture. I also love my coworkers and the way that I could be anything I wa…"

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11. Bayer

3.2 stars

Bayer is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

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

"A great place to work Male or female."

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12. Allstate Insurance

3.2 stars

Allstate Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Allstate Insurance:

"Allstate is an amazing place to work for. "

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13. Nordstrom

3.2 stars

Nordstrom is a retail company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

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

"I would always recommend someone to work at Nordstrom, expecally the one in RVA."

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14. Anytime Fitness

3.2 stars

Anytime Fitness is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Anytime Fitness:

"A great place to work. Could improve in some areas like pay and maternity leave policy but generally fun culture and great people."

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15. inVentiv Health

3.2 stars

inVentiv Health is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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16. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation

3.2 stars

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a hospitality company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation:

"Lots of opportunities for management positions for women but not as many higher up positions. "

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17. Verizon

3.2 stars

Verizon is an information technology and services company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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

"Need to be committed to your job, the hourly will not get you by and pay your bills. You need to be motivated and be able to keep your morals while selling every day."

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18. ManpowerGroup

3.2 stars

ManpowerGroup is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

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

"I'm in my mid-50s and have worked in a variety of industries, and ManpowerGroup has a really amazing commitment to diversity compared to most employers. The company not only work…"

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19. Old Navy

3.1 stars

Old Navy is a retail company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Old Navy:

"Old navy cards are the most annoying things to deal with on shift because 95% of the customers i am forced to harass dont want to open one up. I apologize to every customer i have…"

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20. TEKsystems

3.1 stars

TEKsystems is an information technology and services company with locations in the Palm Desert, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (3.7 stars).

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

"This company has good intentions, but it can't break the "boys club" mentality that's part of its roots. They've made some strides, but no real fundamental changes to make this a …"

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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 5, 2020.

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