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Forbes release list of Best Employers for Women

Forbes release list of Best Employers for Women

 July 25, 2018

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In the first-ever ranking of America's Best Employers for Women, Forbes, in partnership with research company Statista, has announced the crème de la crème of America's employers for women. Results were accumulated from a survey that saw 40,000 Americans, including 25,000 women working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees take part. Respondents rated their employers on things like diversity, parental leave, pay equity, and how likely they were to recommend their employer to others. The results equated to 300 companies that showcase themselves as the best of the best for working conditions, culture, gender parity and opportunities for women across America. 

From the list, Where Women Work is delighted to partner with leading organizations in their representative sectors that are demonstrating executive leadership commitment to gender equality and embracing a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Global opportunities are endless for women at EY

Professional services giant, EY, is home to more than a quarter of a million staff around the world. Known for accelerating women’s advancement, EY is firmly behind the stance that gender parity is not just a fairness argument; it’s also an economic imperative that creates higher growth, increased prosperity and stronger communities. The female talent at EY is impressive, with women such as Anna Anthony. who's recently topped the Women in Finance ranking, and Alycia Melder who encourages and supports women's advancement in rural Australia. In the UK, EY has also claimed their spot in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women, and hold a number of other accolades, including International Women's Day global campaign partner status. 

Find out more about career enhancing roles at EY. 

Women in STEM are encouraged to excel at Caterpillar 

Headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, with 98,400 staff globally, Caterpillar holds an impressive place on the list. Caterpillar is renowned for supporting women in girls into STEM careers to plug the gender gap in roles that have traditionally targeted men. Together with their place on America's Best Employers for Women, Caterpillar has also recently been ranked upon the world's most admired companies and included for the 24th consecutive year on the Fortune 500 list at number 65. 

See opportunities currently available at Caterpillar. 

Diversity is celebrated at McKesson

Holding an impressive place at number 185, McKesson Corporation, headquartered in San Francisco, with 78,000 employees globally, is where talented and ambitious thrive. As a company that actively encourages diversity, impressive women and their male counterparts strive daily for diversity and gender equality. Driven by women such as Wendy Brauner, who encourages leaders to make a noise for change; Kathy McElligott, who was recently named in the list of top ten female CIO's; and, Ximena Juncosa, VP of executive talent, who sources top professionals to strengthen McKesson's leadership team. 

Join impressive women at McKesson. Search and apply for latest opportunities

Amazon encourages every employee to bring their whole selves to work

Amazon is perhaps one of the most recognisable brands in the world with an internal culture that encourages every employee to live their truth. With more than 200,000 staff worldwide, working at Amazon means living and breathing a way of life that supports diversity and inclusion at its core. With impressive women as part of the Amazon family, such as Katie George, recently named as an ethnic minority future leader;  Karen Wickert, who Amazon supported to secure her dream role in software engineering; and, Danielle Skysdottir, who is a inspiring voice for LGBTQ+ talent, Amazon's place on America's Best Employers for Women is truly deserved. 

Amazon is currently recruiting for thousands of new roles across Europe. Find out more. 

Professional women thrive at BD

BD and Co are a progressive employer with inclusion and diversity firmly at the top of the agenda. As well as the impressive achievement of making the list of America's Best Employers for Women, BD was also honoured as a top corporate citizen for their commitment to... 

Join the talented women at BD. Search and apply for a new role and see where your career will take you.  

Women in power succeed at Eaton

Headquartered in Ireland, with more than 98,000 employees globally, Eaton is one of the world's leading energy corporates and truly shine in supporting women to progress their careers in all areas across the business. Alongside their impressive place on America's Best Employers for Women, Eaton also earned their 2018 spot on America's Best Employers for Diversity, highlighting the companies impressive commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Find out more about joining the team at Eaton

Strong female leadership at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is a strong performer across Forbes lists, including holding positions at #82 of America's Best Employers and #272 on the list of the Worlds Best Employers. With more than 153,000 staff worldwide, Schneider is a strong advocate for women across the business, including in top leadership roles. With an impressive woman at the helm of American operations, Annette Clayton, CEO and President of North America operations, is one of the most senior female execs in the world's energy industry and strong encourages women to establish careers in energy. 

Search and apply for jobs worldwide across the Schneider Electric enterprise.


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