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The 20 Best Places to Work in Costa Mesa, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (May 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Costa Mesa, CA 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 May 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Costa Mesa, CA

1. Ultimate Software

4.8 stars

Ultimate Software is a computer software company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ultimate Software:

"Grateful to work for a company that encourages professional growth no matter what path you decide to take."

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2. Amrock

4.6 stars

Amrock is a real estate company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

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

"Amrock is an amazing place to work. Leadership truly cares about the company and the people who work here."

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3. Rapid Response Monitoring

4.6 stars

Rapid Response Monitoring is a public safety company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Rapid Response Monitoring:

"Nice place with equal opportunity. I was hired by females and my manager is female. Nice to see that Rapid does not follow the typical male driven business model!!"

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4. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"Go Palo Alto Networks!"

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5. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"BCG is a truely outstanding company with great flextime offers. Leadership is seriously committed to make it work for both females and males. I was offered a very senior role wh..."

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6. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Great company. I would highly reccomend. Very competitive environment but if you are willing to work hard you will thrive."

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7. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"Aside from the awful hours (I worked 4:30 pm-1 am and the only days off were Thursdays and sundays) it was a wonderful place to work. The leadership and management was amazing ..."

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8. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"NetSuite has a culture of hiring talented people and letting them dig in, work hard and see where it can take them. Where many software companies limit women's advancement or mo..."

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9. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"I really think Facebook is leading the tech industry in terms of its commitment and progress so far towards more gender equality in the workplace. My direct manager, my manager'..."

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10. Hilti

3.9 stars

Hilti is a construction company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"The one pit fall is 4 weeks of training in Tulsa. I dont know how they expect single moms to accomplish this. You will deal with sexism on jobsites with customers but interna..."

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11. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"Great Company to Work.. Im proud to be part of this family"

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12. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA 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:

"Wonderful company culture!"

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13. Beachbody

3.9 stars

Beachbody is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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14. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA 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:

"I worked for American Express before starting a family so I never had an opportunity to judge how well the company *actually* treated working mothers or how their careers suffer..."

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15. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for One Medical:

"Eclectic group with room for growth just unwillingness to grow is certain districts. No flexibility on schedule or the opportunity to work from home. Management can be too lenie..."

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16. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. O..."

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17. 2U

3.9 stars

2U is an e-learning company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and social activities and environment (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 2U:

"2U is very female friendly and overall treats employees very well. They are very humanistic and put a lot of resources into making sure employee needs are met. Very generous wit..."

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18. 17hats

3.9 stars

17hats is an internet company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 17hats:

"Best company to work for! Management cares about your work-life balance and provides endless support. Wonderful flexibility and exceptional benefits. "

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19. Workday

3.9 stars

Workday is a computer software company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Workday:

"It's a little ridiculous how a company that has grown so quickly from their initial IPO in 2012 has managed to maintain, and in some cases, expand on it's inclusive culture. Wh..."

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20. Cars.com

3.8 stars

Cars.com is an internet company with locations in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cars.com:

"The Company is in growth mode with a lot of opportunities open to people with passion, grit, willing to work together in pro-active ways for all diverse backgrounds. Opportuniti..."

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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 May 1, 2020.

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