9 Awesome Companies for Moms Hiring Now


Mother’s Day is here and while many of us are gearing up for the flowers-and-brunch celebration, there’s a gift that she really wants: a great job and a company who will appreciate her. The Department of Labor estimates that the workforce is made up of 70% women with children under 18, and 62% of women in the labor force have had children in the last 12 months, according to the Census Bureau.

That’s a lot of working moms.

And all of these moms are looking for the best benefits and perks in a company, from professional development to flexible work schedules and even on-site child card. So we’re here to help busy moms by bringing the job search to them.

Here are 9 awesome companies hiring now and boasting unbeatable benefits for moms.

1. FleishmanHilliard
Company Rating: 3.4
Why It’s So Great For Moms: One word — leadership.  The PR agency boasts an impressive number women executives and strong leaders throughout the ranks. According to Forbes, Fleishman executives are 51% female, and female employees make up 62% of the global workforce. Not only is it an empowering place to rise the ranks as an ambitious woman, Fleishman has drawn recognition from the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE), who has named them to their Top Companies for Executive Women List for the last eight consecutive years.


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2. Genentech
Company Rating: 4.0
Why It’s So Great For Moms: From free employee assistance programs, confidential counseling, and financial or legal advice, to tuition assistance programs that reimburse you up to $10,000 per year to attend school and gain valuable new skills and knowledge, Genentech provides its global employee base a plethora of ways to continue growing as a person and as a professional. No time, busy moms? Not to worry. Genentech’s South San Francisco campus features an on-site childcare center.


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3. Cisco Systems
Company Rating: 3.8
Why It’s So Great For Moms: New moms at Cisco rejoice. The company offers lactation rooms for employees to comfortably and privately pump. According to Elle.com, rooms are carpeted and include a chair, support pillows, and monitor side tables. Each contains a Cisco IP phone, a mini-refrigerator, a countertop, and a sink. Plus, employees rave about the great 401k match and bonus, very flexible time off and ability to carry over PTO.


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4. XO Group
Company Rating: 3.4
Why It’s So Great For Moms: The company that runs uber popular websites The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump, prioritizes women and first-time parents, not just in their content but in the offices as well. In addition getting all the tips on how to plan your wedding, navigate pregnancy and buy your first house, XO Group emphasizes wellness by offering unlimited vacation and generous parental leave benefits, to free snacks and Thirsty Thursdays.


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5. Care.com
Company Rating: 3.8
Why It’s So Great For Moms: If you’re looking for a company that nurtures the whole self, Care.com has got something for everyone. Benefits include 12-weeks paid maternity leave, discounted pet insurance, generous paid time off, and a robust health insurance plan. The perks employees love most include on-site manicures, free snacks, dry cleaning drop off and pick up, transportation shuttles, on-site gym and chair massages.


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6. American Express
Company Rating: 3.7
Why It’s So Great For Moms: Recently, American Express expanded its paid parental leave policy for mothers and fathers to 20 weeks at full pay, plus another six to eight weeks for women who give birth and require medical leave. This goes for full-time and part-time employees. And employees who wish to have a child will receive up to $35,000 for adoption or surrogacy for up to two children. Meanwhile, employees will receive up to a lifetime maximum of $35,000 to help defray costs of fertility treatments.


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7. Patagonia
Company Rating: 4.2
Why It’s So Great For Moms: Breastfeeding moms traveling for work can bring along their baby —as well as a family member or a caregiver from the company’s child-care center — all paid for by Patagonia. Plus, there is an onsite child care center at headquarters, child care cost reimbursement, 80 fully-paid business days for maternity leave.


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8. Deloitte
Company Rating: 3.7
Why It’s So Great For Moms: “The sky is the limit in terms of career growth potential. You are in charge of your career,” says one current employee. In addition to a robust professional development program, Deloitte offers job training and tuition assistance as well as the ability for team members to work from home. Parents get 120 fully-paid business days for maternity leave, 80 fully-paid business days for paternity leave and parental leave, and child care reimbursement for work travel or working late.


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9. SAS Institute
Company Rating: 3.6
Why It’s So Great For Moms: Employees with teens heading to college at SAS can apply to a scholarship program, and younger kids spend summers at the on-site camp at the company’s North Carolina headquarters. The campus is home to a health-care center and a recreation and fitness facility (where employees can sign up their kids for swim lessons or the whole family can attend a campout).


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Editor’s Note: The companies and jobs highlighted in this article are curated by the editorial staff, listed in no particular order, and do not necessarily reflect the official methodology of Glassdoor’s official awards or honors. For more details about how companies and specific roles are considered for editorial coverage, please visit Glassdoor for Employers.

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