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The 20 Best Places to Work in Fairfield, CT As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2021)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 factors of women-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 August 4, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Fairfield, CT

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 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 Synchrony:

"Tough job, but the perks are amazing!! Each step above is celebrated!! Great place to work!!"

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Onward Search is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Onward Search:

"I've been promoted 3 times already in my 6.5 year career with Onward Search. Management recognizes employees who are dedicated & work hard and will reward them. The Management tea…"

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VSP Global is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Fairfield, CT 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 VSP Global:

"This is honestly one of the best places I've ever worked."

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Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"I love working here but wish they offered better maternity leave, longer and fully paid, not just short term disability. "

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American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and family growth support (4.5 stars).

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

"American Express has a wonderful remote working policy, decent paid time off and flex time policies in the summer, and advancement opportunities."

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Paycom is a computer software company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

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

"I consider it a great privilege to work for Paycom. This is a Tech company with a fast pace, big goals and a lot of need. As a mom I am able to be fulfilled professionally and als…"

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NFP is an insurance company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"High growth environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop. NFP is a good fitl for self starters and people with ideas. Very interactive environment with plenty of op…"

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lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Love working here! The people are amazing and benefits are awesome! Just need more consistency when it comes to my pay check and my hours every week."

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GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, wom…"

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Capital One is a financial services company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"Capital One is a terrific place to work with a focus on doing the right thing for Customers and Associates. Women and men enjoy a supportive environment for family and great oppor…"

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Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"Fidelity investments is awesome. It's definitely the most female friendly work environment I've ever worked in. They have everything you need and even a few things you wouldn't th…"

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SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and flexible work hours (4.6 stars).

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

"SAP(S-A-P, not sap) is like a dream come true for me. In your first year, they offer 20 days PTO, unlimited sick leave for myself and my family(household- great bc I'm a mom!), 75…"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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Datto, Inc. is an information technology and services company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Datto, Inc.:

"Phenomenal company."

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eBay Inc. is an internet company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for eBay Inc.:

"Great company culture"

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American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Fairfield, CT 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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General Mills is a consumer goods company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 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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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and women 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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IST Management Services is an outsourcing/offshoring company with locations in the Fairfield, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for IST Management Services:

"I personally love working for IST and think it is a very female-friendly work environment. Wonderful place if you care about moving up in the work place. I work in an all female o…"

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