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

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Hartford, 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 October 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Hartford, CT

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Hartford, 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 Novo Nordisk:

"It is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Hartford, 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:

"Principal is a very interesting place to work. The work load is sometimes unbearable but the staff is wonderful. Most of the leaders in Raleigh are women and they are very under…"

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Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Hartford, 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 Ericsson:

"Ericsson has great commitment towards diversity and inclusion, including gender equality."

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NFP is an insurance company with locations in the Hartford, 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:

"I think NFP is really trying to be a place that makes a difference in people's lives. Everyone is valued for their individual strengths and abilities and challenged to bring their…"

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GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Hartford, 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:

"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. Or …"

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The Hartford is a financial services company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Amazing place to work for women and men alike - there is no gender- based preferential treatment here; employees are evaluated based on merit and performance alone."

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Slalom Consulting is a management consulting company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Slalom Consulting:

"Slalom cares about empowering women in the workplace, and it's not just lip service. My experience with them has been awesome, and they have the best maternity leave of any compan…"

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Hartford, 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"I love my job. I drink the company coolaid. I love what I do, I love what this company does. It's not perfect, but I'm surrounded by people who care and who want to make a differe…"

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

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

"Fidelity is an amazing place to work. I work in the call center and couldn't be happier with the benefits and environment. Great pay, lots of advancement opportunities, retirement…"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Hartford, 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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American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Hartford, 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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General Mills is a consumer goods company with locations in the Hartford, 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:

"The company offers 4 months of paid leave for new moms, and 3 months of paid leave for new dads."

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The Jackson Laboratory is a biotechnology company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"It’s a great company to work for and a experience I will always treasure"

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Hartford, CT 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"ADP Rocks! I love it here. Many job opportunities for a long career path, great vision and future, and terrific positive and professional culture."

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IST Management Services is an outsourcing/offshoring company with locations in the Hartford, 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 (4.3 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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Middlesex Hospital is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Middlesex Hospital:

"Everyone is so friendly here ! My boss is awesome, very fair, very understanding and very supportive !!"

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TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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

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

"I was laid off but, really wanted to stay. Loved my job. 😔 Searching for another great opportunity. "

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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 October 1, 2021.

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