Best Companies for Women Methodology 2018-12-17T17:20:18+00:00

BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR
METHODOLOGY OVERVIEW

2019 Best Companies for Women Methodology Overview

Sample: Fortune 300 Companies

Definition: Companies that meet the general needs of all working women, regardless of age, race, or family
status.

Sources: Working Mother Best Places to Work 2017, Glassdoor, Fairygodboss, 2020 Women on Boards, CNBC Top Companies for Millennials, Forbes, Census data, Fortune, 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, Paid Leave for the US, CNBC Best Companies to work for women 2017, company websites and annual reports, press releases.

Criteria (In order of weight):

  • Female Representation
    • Workforce
    • Management
    • Board
  • Work-Life Balance Benefits
    • Telecommuting
    • Flexible Schedule
    • Onsite Childcare
    • Subsidized Childcare
  • Partial-Time Off/Vacation Days
  • Maternity Support
    • Paid Maternity Time Off
    • Paid Paternity Time Off
    • Lactation/Mother’s Rooms
  • Professional Development and Support Opportunities
    • Mentorship Programs
    • Professional Networks
    • Professional Development Events
  • Wellness Benefits
    • Onsite Medical Facility
    • Onsite Gym
    • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • BONUS POINTS
    • 2017 Working Mother Best Companies
    • 2018 Fortune Best Places to Work

Award Determination: Each category is given a composite score based on the time/benefit provided and weighted accordingly. Companies with the highest scores are included in the top 120 list.

2019 Best Companies for Multicultural Women Methodology Overview

Sample: Fortune 300 Companies

Definition: Companies that best help women of color navigate the workplace by dismantling systematic barriers and closing race-based gaps.

Sources: Working Mother Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Glassdoor, 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, Fairygodboss.com, company websites and annual reports, press releases

Criteria (In order of weight):

  • POC Representation/Disclosure
    • Workforce
    • Management
  • Professional Development and Support Opportunities
    • Mentorship Programs
    • Professional Networks
    • Professional Development Events
  • Work-Life Balance Benefits
    • Telecommuting
    • Flexible Schedule
  • Partial-Time Off/Vacation Days
  • BONUS POINTS
    • 2018 Fortune Best Places to Work
    • 2017 Working Mother Best Companies for Multicultural Woman

Award Determination: Each category is given a composite score based on the time/benefit provided and weighted accordingly. Companies with the highest scores are included in the top 75 list.

2019 Best Companies for Millennial Women Methodology Overview

Sample: Fortune 300 Companies
Definition: Companies that best help millennial women grow professionally and advance their careers while also catering to their lifestyle.
Sources: CNBC Top Companies for Millennials Who Want Flexible Jobs, Glassdoor, Fairygodboss.com, company websites and annual reports, press releases
Criteria (In order of weight):

  • Partial-Time Off/Vacation Days
  • Work-Life Balance Benefits
    • Telecommuting
    • Flexible Schedule
  • Professional Development and Support Opportunities
    • Mentorship Programs
    • Professional Networks
    • Professional Development Events
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Benefits
    • Onsite Medical Facility
    • Onsite Gym
    • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Perks
    • Company Discounts
    • Social Events
    • Free Food/Snacks
    • Pet-Friend Workplace
  • BONUS POINTS
    • 2018 Fortune Best Places to Work
    • 2018 Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials
    • 2018 Ethisphere Most Ethical Companies/li>

Award Determination: Each category is given a composite score based on the time/benefit provided and weighted accordingly. Companies with the highest scores are included in the top 120 list.

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