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Women's Job Satisfaction

(5=very satisfied)
17%say women are treated fairly
and equally to men
67%might recommend
to other women
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    Lady jsmkh

    I've worked here for over 1 year. They claim that there are many women in leadership, but most are in middle-management and I've heard a lot of talk about them behind their back from their direct reports, other women leaders, other men leaders, etc. It's quite discouraging. You have to be a little crass and be "one of the boys" to fit in, especially in some departments. It's very obvious that you are treated differently. It takes a while to earn the respect of the operators and of other engineers when you are a new graduate and a young women here. Some still do not ask me for technical advice even though I own the process and have made good engineering recommendations, etc. They ask the other male engineers in the department, who then defer to me.

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    Lady Marathon K

    I have worked here for three years and on the surface it seems like there is no gender bias. However, sometimes I wonder because I had very negative experiences being the new woman on a project with men who had been around for longer who clearly kept pushing me away and seemed threatened instead of using my talents and including me in meetings and discussions. I also feel like I cannot be assertive without it being viewed negatively and me getting called a bad team player, but men at my level can act far more assertive than me and their behavior is encouraged.

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    If you are in operations you will run into quite a few men who will belittle you in some way. A lot of them are older and see nothing wrong with calling you little pet names or not believing what you say. However a lot of other people take you seriously. A very mixed bag. Also probably has something to do with being in the south. Management can have the same attitude though which can get discouraging.

Crowdsourced Employer Benefits

  • Median / Consensus
  • 2

    PTO / Vacation Allowance (weeks)

  • 12

    Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)

  • 8

    Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)

  • 2

    Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

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

How do women feel about working at Dow Chemical? 17% think they are treated fairly and equally to men. 0% would recommend Dow Chemical to other women, and women have a job satisfaction rating of 2.7 out of 5. What are the benefits at Dow Chemical? Dow Chemical offers 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, 8 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, flextime, 401-k matching. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by Dow Chemical employees.

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