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The 20 Best Places to Work in Chesapeake, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 2021)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of June 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Chesapeake, VA

Amplified IT is an information technology and services company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Amplified IT:

"Amplified IT, its mission, and its people make a wonderful place to work and grow."

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Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and family growth support (3.5 stars).

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

"Currently working at Brunswick Corporation for nearly 2 years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The culture is inviting and the new corporate headquarters is moder…"

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA 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 (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"While Cengage does need to include more women in the c-suite, it's mid level management and even individual contributor female ratios are excellent. I am a member of a very strong…"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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

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

"I've found the place I'd like to retire. I've never worked for a better company. "

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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 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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ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"ADP's culture has a big focus on diversity and inclusion. I see many women in senior leadership as a well as a big range of diversities. When I first came to ADP, it was a bit of …"

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.7 stars).

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Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Dell Technologies:

"I’ve been here a year and this is the best place I’ve ever worked. Fantastic policies on just about everything. My total compensation when you count my fitness reimbursement, heal…"

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Great maternity benefits Work-life balance is a priority Continous opportunities for professional growth Many employee network resource groups to engage with "

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Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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MassMutual Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for MassMutual Financial Group:

"Excellent entry level pay. The company us very professionally operated. Wonderful people to work with. Not many women but the women who were there held high positions."

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Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Booz Allen Hamilton:

"I have been employed by Booz Allen Hamilton for over 13 years and it's a great firm. The firm has excellent benefits and from what I've seen in the last 13 years things are equal…"

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Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.6 stars).

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

"Working for Citi as a woman is fantastic, you get 17 weeks of PAID maternity leave. Amazing insurance, paid vacation, sick time and holidays that are available day one, and every …"

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William & Mary is a higher education company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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The Hershey Company is a consumer goods company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.6 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Hershey Company:

"From bottom to top, The Hershey Company is very good to female employees. Very good to ALL employees, actually."

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Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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

"Highly supportive of female leadership. Many key roles held by women, including the president of the company. If you have the skills, you can advance."

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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

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

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Chesapeake, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of June 1, 2021.

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