Best Companies to Work For Methodology

2020 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.

2020 Best Companies for Diversity 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.

2020 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.