Women’s Choice Award® Names 2018 Best Companies for Women, Multicultural Women and Millennials
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Women’s Choice Award announced the 2018 Best Companies to Work For, in three categories: Best Companies for Women; Best Companies for Multicultural Women; Best Companies for Millennials.
The Women’s Choice Award for Best Companies to Work For is the only award that reflects the needs and preferences of women based on publicly available data, which aligns with employee and consumer appreciation for corporate transparency. Data was compiled from a variety of publicly available sources and then weighed accordingly for each of the three categories. Criteria to earn a place on the Women’s Choice Award ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list include:
– Female and POC representation at the workforce, management and board levels
– Work-life balance benefits such as telecommuting, flexible schedule, onsite childcare and subsidized childcare
– Partial Time off/ Vacation days
– Maternity support, such as paid maternity time off, paid paternity time off, lactation/mother’s rooms
– Professional development and support opportunities, such as mentorship programs, professional networks, and professional development events
– Wellness benefits, such as an onsite medical facility, onsite gym, and gym membership reimbursement
– Tuition reimbursement
– Perks such as social events, company discounts, free food/snacks, and a pet-friendly workplace
Companies also earn bonus points for being listed on the Fortune Best Places to Work, Working Mother Best Companies and/or Ethisphere Most Ethical Companies.
The full ‘Best Companies to Work For’ methodology can be found here.
The following companies have taken an additional step in supporting the empowerment of women by partnering with the Women’s Choice Award to empower women in the workplace.
– Ally Financial
– International Paper
– Waste Management
– WW Grainger
– Manpower Group
– Dominion Energy
“Validation by others and corporate transparency are key factors when choosing the best company to work for, and finally there is a trusted award that recognizes those companies that deliver on their commitment to empower women and value what matters most to their employees,” said Delia Passi, CEO and Founder of the Women’s Choice Award. “We recognize that gender discrepancies are very real in the workplace, and knowing we can help women to choose an organization that supports her values is core to our mission. It’s an honor to recognize these outstanding companies who recognize the importance of meeting the needs and preferences of their employees.”
To view the full list of awarded companies, please visit https://www.womenschoiceaward.com/best-companies-for.
ABOUT THE WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD®
The Women’s Choice Award identifies the brands, products and services that are most recommended and trusted by women. Additionally, they recognize the best companies to work for, based on a survey of women indicating what’s most important when searching for a job. Awards are based on surveys of thousands of women, as well as research conducted in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. As the leading advocate for female consumers, WomenCertified Inc., home of the Women’s Choice Award, created the first national award based on the ratings and preferences of women. Consumers can visit the official website at www.WomensChoiceAward.com to learn more.