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The 20 Best Places to Work in Waukesha, WI As Rated by the Women Who Work There (March 2021)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of March 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Waukesha, WI

1. Brunswick Corporation

4.2 stars

Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and family growth support (3.5 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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2. Baird

4.1 stars

Baird is a financial services company with locations in the Waukesha, WI 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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3. Biogen

3.9 stars

Biogen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 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 Biogen:

"Best place I’ve ever worked! Biogen knows how to take care of their employees."

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4. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignmen…"

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5. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"A company that cares about all people as human beings and works to empower no only the employees but also the customers, excellent work environment. "

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6. Cengage Learning

3.9 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"Cengage could certainly benefit from having more gender diversity on the executive team, but overall it is a fantastic place for women to work."

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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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8. SC Johnson

3.8 stars

SC Johnson is a consumer goods company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for SC Johnson:

"Best company to work for"

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9. Genentech

3.8 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 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 Genentech:

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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10. TIAA

3.7 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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11. ADP

3.7 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"We have a women's inclusion network that bring in great guest speakers. We have been voted one of the top places to work by working mothers magazine. Most of the senior leaders I…"

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12. Dell Technologies

3.7 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"Great job, I wish I could have stayed.... but I moved"

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13. Cielo Talent

3.7 stars

Cielo Talent is a human resources company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cielo Talent:

"Overall a fantastic company to learn and develop. Excellent opportunity to move up in the company if you show the passion and work ethic to do so."

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14. Travelers

3.7 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the Waukesha, WI 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 (3.8 stars).

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

"Everyday I am amazed at the company I work for. Incredibly supportive and encouraging. As a single mom I need flexibility. I often tell them I don’t need special treatment - on…"

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15. Southwest Airlines

3.7 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Waukesha, WI 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 Southwest Airlines:

"The tech industry is generally not the most welcoming to women. I have felt valued and respected from the moment I began. My manager, director, and CIO are all women and mothers w…"

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16. CDW

3.7 stars

CDW is an information technology and services company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"I feel so blessed to have found CDW. It's a great company. The best I've ever had the best pleasure of working for. "

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17. Thomson Reuters

3.7 stars

Thomson Reuters is an information technology and services company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Thomson Reuters:

"TR was the greatest work experience I’ve had in my 20 year career to date. I had a remarkable and supportive boss, an Amazing Managing Director and a fantastic and wonderful VP t…"

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18. Vaco

3.7 stars

Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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19. Humana

3.7 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"I am floored by how happy I am with my job. Companies like this only existed in my PR textbooks in college. My team and upper management are responsive, constructive and my bigges…"

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20. Terex

3.6 stars

Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"This is a great company to work for... pay and benefits are good."

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of March 1, 2021.

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