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The 20 Best Places to Work in Athens, GA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Athens, GA 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 September 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Athens, GA

1. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Express:

"American Express is a wonderful company to work for with a variety of great opportunities to advance your career as well as maintain a great work life balance. There is 6 month pa…"

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2. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA 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:

"Financial Advisor opportunity is unlike anything else. You work hard but it is very lucrative and you have the freedom and autonomy to run your practice your way."

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3. Navy Federal Credit Union

3.7 stars

Navy Federal Credit Union is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Navy Federal Credit Union:

"They take excellent care of their people "

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4. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Athens, GA 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:

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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5. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Athens, GA 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 (4.2 stars).

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6. General Mills

3.6 stars

General Mills is a consumer goods company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for General Mills:

"Very smart people, talented management staff. Too deep in the weeds at times which can lead to over analyzing and slowness to react. Maximum flexibility for moms/dads, including V…"

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7. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"Teachers/tutors with The Princeton Review never feel pressured to accept work that will upset work/life balance. My rate of pay is calculated based on the time and hours I put in …"

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8. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"There is NO BETTER COMPANY for diversity, inclusion, education, and women's advancements!! Team of Experts is headed up by a woman and we just took JDPower for the 5th time in a …"

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9. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Athens, GA 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:

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, managem…"

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10. Lush Cosmetics

3.5 stars

Lush Cosmetics is a cosmetics company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lush Cosmetics:

"Loved working with such a beautiful and progressive company! I loved the product, values, and team. Plus I always felt supported by my coworkers and upper management."

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11. Brunswick Corporation

3.5 stars

Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brunswick Corporation:

"I have been working at Brunswick for over 2+ years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The leadership team is encouraging, supportive and values their employees. I a…"

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12. Westat

3.4 stars

Westat is a research company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.0 stars).

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

"I worked on a Westat led project while I was pregnant and my supervisor and the company as a whole was incredibly accomodating. I hold them in high regard and hope to return there…"

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13. RevLocal

3.4 stars

RevLocal is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"RevLocal is the best company I’ve ever worked for and it’s not even close. The company culture is so amazing. Leadership genuinely values every single employee and it’s felt by ev…"

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14. Mars

3.4 stars

Mars is a food production company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 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 Mars:

"An awesome company with excellent training and pay"

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15. Citi

3.4 stars

Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Citi offers phenomenal paid maternity and paternity leave to all full time employees"

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16. Kaiser Permanente

3.4 stars

Kaiser Permanente is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kaiser Permanente:

"Best place I've ever worked. They treat their employees very well. We're treated like people and like their best asset. Always room for career growth and work life balance. Just l…"

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17. Insperity

3.4 stars

Insperity is a management consulting company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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18. Comcast

3.3 stars

Comcast is a telecommunications company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"As one may expect at a massive company, each department and team have their own culture. With that said, I found the culture of the department I was in to be overwhelmingly politi…"

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19. BAYADA Home Health Care

3.3 stars

BAYADA Home Health Care is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"I’ve been with Bayada Peds and Adult for a couple years now. They’re hands down the best agency I’ve ever worked for."

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20. YMCA

3.3 stars

YMCA is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Athens, GA 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:

"The YMCA promotes from within as much as possible. The programs are outstanding with alot of female leadership."

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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 September 2, 2020.

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