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The 20 Best Places to Work in Asheville, NC As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Asheville, NC is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 16 factors of female-friendliness, including paid time off, management opportunities, equal opportunities for women and men, the ability to work remotely, maternity and adoptive leave, flexible work hours, and more.

The companies on this list have ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former employees as of January 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Asheville, NC

1. Cloud for Good

4.3 stars

Cloud for Good is an information technology and services company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cloud for Good:

"I feel valued at Cloud for Good, and know that my hard work will be respected and appreciated. Furthermore, I know that the leadership team -- which includes men and women who i..."

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2. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Lululemon is a company that very obviously values all people. There are ample opportunities for development and enhancement. The company supports you as an individual while enco..."

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3. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Working for a company that offers 16 weeks paid leave for the primary caregiver of a newborn or an adopted child is amazing. Jones really values their employees and they make i..."

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4. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Genentech:

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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5. Yelp

3.6 stars

Yelp is an internet company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and social activities and environment (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Yelp:

"Overall pretty darn fair as far as gender equally is concerned. Some improvements can be made though. Hours could be much more flexible and telecommuting is totally possible, bu..."

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6. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.5 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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7. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Maurices:

"My boss always says, "I want you to feel empowered in making decisions, working forward, and working up." I feel like this could be the company motto- I've never worked somewher..."

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8. Amgen

3.5 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Amgen:

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am awar..."

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9. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"This is hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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10. TD Bank

3.5 stars

TD Bank is a banking company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TD Bank:

"Amazing place to work no matter your gender. Everything goes off of the work you put in."

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11. Kimberly-Clark

3.5 stars

Kimberly-Clark is a consumer goods company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kimberly-Clark:

"I love working here! I have never received or heard about any type of discrimination at any point. Everyone respects one another equally, no matter the sex"

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12. Vineyard Vines

3.4 stars

Vineyard Vines is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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13. REI

3.4 stars

REI is a retail company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for REI:

"REI is definitely a forward-thinking company. I see many females rise into solid careers here. A few years ago I worked with a man who thought he could get away with sexist comm..."

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14. Youth Villages

3.4 stars

Youth Villages is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Youth Villages:

"I really like working at Youth Villages. My only issue is the ability to have a social life. If you want a partner you better hope this person is understanding, because you are ..."

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15. GE Aviation

3.3 stars

GE Aviation is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Aviation:

"GE Middle River Aircraft Systems was an incredible company to work for. I felt supported 100% of the time and there were many opportunities for growth and support. There was als..."

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16. Bank of America

3.3 stars

Bank of America is a banking company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bank of America:

"Bank of America has some of the best benefits in the industry...paid maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave...some of the best healthcare options compared to others in..."

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17. BAYADA Home Health Care

3.3 stars

BAYADA Home Health Care is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for BAYADA Home Health Care:

"A place of work where being a woman is appreciated."

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18. MetLife

3.3 stars

MetLife is an insurance company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for MetLife:

"Salary was below market rate and there was not upward mobility within my department because of how the hierarchy was structured. That aside, MetLife was a wonderful place to wor..."

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19. YMCA

3.3 stars

YMCA is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for YMCA:

"Forever grateful for my years working at the Baxter Y!"

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20. Allstate Insurance

3.2 stars

Allstate Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Asheville, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Allstate Insurance:

"As a 41-year old woman who has worked at the company 10+ years, I am happy with the upward mobility opportunities Allstate offers as well as the incredible work / life balance I..."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of January 2, 2020.

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