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The 20 Best Places to Work in Rockford, IL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Rockford, IL 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 August 3, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Rockford, IL

American Marketing & Publishing, LLC is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Marketing & Publishing, LLC:

"They take equal opportunity employment very seriously. Everyone has an opportunity to succeed and everyone starts off at the same pay rate. They base promotions off of personal ef…"

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Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Rockford, IL 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:

"Currently working at Brunswick Corporation for nearly 2 years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The culture is inviting and the new corporate headquarters is moder…"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Rockford, IL 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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Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Rockford, IL 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:

"Great Company! A large company that shows their appreciation to their employees regularly. Love seeing so many women in leadership roles."

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Exelon is a utilities company with locations in the Rockford, 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"Amazing company with tons of opportunities developmentally, professionally, and socially. A great representation of women in leadership, and heavy focus of culture and inclusion a…"

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Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"Great place to work."

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RSM US LLP is an accounting company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RSM US LLP:

"I am beyond happy with the support and professionalism that my workplace offers. "

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"HMH is by far the best company I've ever worked for. They care about the quality of their publications, they care about their employees, and truly listen. "

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Comcast is a telecommunications company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and sense of belonging (4.1 stars).

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

"Amazing culture. World class people and diversity. Opportunity for advancement for ALL."

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Bank of America is a banking company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bank of America:

"Bank of America has a very generous maternity and paternity paid leave of 16 weeks after working there 1 year. They offer Merit raises at the end of the year based on performance…"

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Rasmussen College is an education management company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 stars).

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The Hershey Company is a consumer goods company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Hershey Company:

"From bottom to top, The Hershey Company is very good to female employees. Very good to ALL employees, actually."

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Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"I love my job at Maurices. We’re a company completely customer obsessed! This makes your work life easy and enjoyable!!"

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Bayer is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"Bayer is one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the industry and they treat their employees with respect, give them amazing opportunities, and it’s a very collaborative cu…"

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University of Illinois at Chicago is a higher education company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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inVentiv Health is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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Waste Management is an environmental services company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.2 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"Work hard and be nice to people. It is a great environment if you're willing to adapt!"

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American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and sense of belonging (4.0 stars).

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

"This is honestly one of the best companies I've ever worked for. There are many women in upper management roles. Everyone is so respectful of each other, and there are paid learni…"

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YMCA is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.2 stars).

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

"Forever grateful for my years working at the Baxter Y!"

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3M is a mechanical or industrial engineering company with locations in the Rockford, IL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 3M:

"Manufacturing has a very male-centric history. In the last few years, I've been pleasantly surprised by 3ms inclusive atmosphere even at the most basic, floor level. I am treated …"

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