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The 20 Best Places to Work in Waukesha, WI As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

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 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 11, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Waukesha, WI

1. 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 wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.8 stars).

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

"Lululemon is an amazing place to work. I would 100% stay if I was compensated appropriately but unfortunately because it is retail the compensation is not the best choice at my ag…"

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2. 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 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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3. SC Johnson

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 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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4. 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:

"My manager is probably the best boss I have ever had. She is supportive and flexible. She takes my career goals into consideration and talks openly with me about my professional …"

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5. Biogen

3.7 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 paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"For FTEs, the company has great benefits. However, the company uses lots of contractors and functional service providers which don't provide comparable benefits. Also, the practic…"

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6. Genentech

3.7 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 paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"my input and expertise are sought, valued, and respected. I have many incredible women who act as role models and mentors. I have never been called but by when I am assertive or d…"

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7. Cengage Learning

3.7 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 the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"Cengage has been a wonderful place to work for many reasons however the higher ed market is extremely challenging and it has been nearly impossible to make one's numbers over the …"

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8. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 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 paid time off (4.2 stars).

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9. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"I have never felt discriminated against because of my gender. Deloitte works very hard to commit to a corporate climate of acceptance and diversity."

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10. Southwest Airlines

3.6 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"Management does a good job promoting respect and inclusion for women but it doesn't always translate to the ground level employees on an individual level"

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11. Humana

3.6 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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"When I started at Humana, my boss was a woman, her boss was a woman, her boss's boss was a woman and all the way up until you got to the Board President. This environment of suppo…"

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12. Dell Technologies

3.6 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:

"Dell in general is a good place to work for women. Like most tech companies Dell struggles with hiring and promoting female employees, but they are definitely trying very hard to…"

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13. CDW

3.5 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:

"CDW is an excellent company to be apart of-they have a great work culture there."

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14. College Possible

3.5 stars

College Possible is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Waukesha, WI area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for College Possible:

"They do a great job, especially considering it's a nonprofit with limited funds and space. Majority women in leadership roles."

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15. GE Capital

3.5 stars

GE Capital 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 paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Capital:

"GE will overnight ship breast milk from pumping mothers traveling for business, provides best in class paid parental leave in addition to FMLA leave, on-site gyms and/or fitness r…"

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16. NetApp

3.5 stars

NetApp 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 flexible work hours (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"NetApp is a great company, very supportive of me as a female employee. No complaints."

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17. Thomson Reuters

3.5 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:

"Lots of great and powerful women represent this company. "

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18. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3.5 stars

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a higher education 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 (4.3 stars) and flexible work hours (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:

"Best part-time student job there is on campus!"

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19. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture 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 paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"Would you be asking men the same questions? The questions you asked were important, but it seems like what makes a place great for a woman is fertility support, lactation rooms, …"

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20. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"Hands down the best job I've ever had. Not only do we celebrate diversity but they help pay for childcare, adoption, and even IVF treatments!! We are well taken care of within the…"

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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 11, 2020.

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