Caterpillar Inc.

http://www.cat.com/
Women's Ratings
3.2
Women's Job Satisfaction (5=very satisfied)

25%

say women are treated fairly
and equally to men

43%

would recommend
to other women

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Lady lifelover

Product Manager

Marketing & Digital

Good intentions. Struggle in mid-management implementation.

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Lady LivintheDream

Communications

There seems to be some secret code that must be broken in order to move up beyond Director level. I truly believe the company wants to improve in the gender equality space but just doesn't quite know how to get started in a way that won't feel like an effort to fill a quota. This might be one time that being so metrics driven is a bad thing. My fear is the tendency would be to "check the box" and move on. While the maternity policy is better than where I came from, it and other policies should be reviewed to better align with today's workforce. The company tends to value working insanely long hours more than it does efficiency and productivity. To be attractive to a younger and changing workforce Caterpillar's culture will have to change.

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working mom

Marketing Consultant

Family-friendly policies and practices vary across the company. Some business units are very flexible, while others almost expect 24/7 availability to the company. Regarding benefits, family/medical leave, etc., it is average. Sad because it used to be ranked very highly as a great place to work.

Have things gotten better, worse, or stayed the same for women at Caterpillar Inc. in the past year?

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Crowdsourced Employer Benefits
  • Median / Consensus

  • PTO / Vacation Allowance (weeks)

    3

    • PTO / Vacation Allowance (weeks)
  • Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    7

    • Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
  • Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    6

    • Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
  • Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

    2

    • Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

Flextime, Healthcare, On-Site Childcare, 401k and more...

How do women feel about working at Caterpillar Inc.? 25% think they are treated fairly and equally to men. 43% would recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women, and women have a job satisfaction rating of 3.2 out of 5. What are the benefits at Caterpillar Inc.? Caterpillar Inc. offers 7 weeks of paid maternity leave, 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, flextime, 401-k matching. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by Caterpillar Inc. employees.

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