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The 20 Best Places to Work in San Jose, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in San Jose, CA 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 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in San Jose, CA

Octane AI is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Octane AI:

"Joined octane AI a few months ago and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. The culture, the people, management, the role everything that I was looking for. So happy to have found such an amazing c…"

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Degreed is an e-learning company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (5.0 stars) and paid time off (5.0 stars).

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

"My only complaint about Degreed is the lack of female/BIPOC leadership at the very top. Women and POC are well represented at all other levels of the company, but there's only one…"

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Kink.com is an entertainment company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kink.com:

"Working here is a revelation in how a company can care about its employees, and still be productive."

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Lever is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.9 stars).

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

"Currently, Lever's executive team is 43% female, the management team is 47% , and the overall gender ratio to 50:50. That is a huge part of what drove me to join at Lever. Being m…"

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Khan Academy is an e-learning company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and flexible work hours (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Khan Academy:

"Fanstatic place to work for anyone who wants to make a difference!"

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Avail is a leisure, travel & tourism company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.9 stars).

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

"This is the first time in a long time that I can genuinely say that I love my job. I'm very happy."

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Weebly is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.7 stars).

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

"I love working for weebly. Radical Respect is a value here and we really do live our values. It's been amazing seeing us focus on diversity, wellness, and respect here."

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LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Genuine investment in professional growth and consistent promotion of women into leadership."

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Nasdaq is a financial services company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and support for diversity (4.8 stars).

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

"Nasdaq's commitment to diversity has come a long way in recent years, and the increasing representation of women at the top ranks has grown significantly. The culture has improved…"

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Sage Intacct is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sage Intacct:

"I love working at Sage Intacct! This is the best work culture that I have had the opportunity to be a part of! Overall, the atmosphere is positive. The environment here is collabo…"

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Databricks is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Databricks:

"I have been in companies where women had a clear disadvantage in being promoted. The rates were staggering. That is definitely not the case here at Databricks. I don't even think …"

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Even is a financial services company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"The best place I have ever worked!"

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Squarespace is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"Love it. The company ethics, the benefits, and the people I work with are what keep me here. My biggest complaint is the schedule, but that's all part of the job."

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Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Intuit gives employees 8 weeks of paid maternity leave. They have private rooms with locks, sinks and fridges for pumping. "

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Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the San Jose, CA 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 Synchrony:

"Synchrony Financial has been a joy to work for. SO many strong, powerful, and diverse women in management. "

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Eventbrite is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.8 stars).

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

"With a female Founder & CEO, and almost half of executive leadership being women, Eventbrite is a very supportive environment for women to grow and learn. I've never felt a gende…"

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Procore Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.7 stars).

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

"Working here is professional (and personally) the best decision I've made."

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Baird is a financial services company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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Lending Club is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"I have been amazed by the genuine kindness and collaboration at PANW. This is the first company I have worked at where people are genuinely supportive and really work together. I …"

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