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The 20 Best Places to Work in Newport News, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Newport News, VA 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 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Newport News, VA

1. Amplified IT

4.1 stars

Amplified IT is an information technology and services company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and flexible work hours (4.8 stars).

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

"Our leadership is making great strides this year, through several initiatives to empower women. Our people operations team is dedicated and focused on making this a great place fo…"

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2. Navy Federal Credit Union

3.7 stars

Navy Federal Credit Union is a financial services company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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:

"Our company just revised our maternity leave to 11 full weeks of paid leave for full time employees. Plus we are provided with time outside of our normal breaks to visit the mothe…"

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3. USAA

3.7 stars

USAA is a financial services company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"There can be a bit of favoritism and when it comes to promotions, it’s more about who you know than what you know."

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4. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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:

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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5. Cengage Learning

3.7 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"Cengage could certainly benefit from having more gender diversity on the executive team, but overall it is a fantastic place for women to work."

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6. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Procter and Gamble:

"In the Finance & Accounting function at P&G, the majority of senior leadership is male, which is no surprised based on the fact that F&A was typically a male dominated field."

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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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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8. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

3.6 stars

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA):

"PETA's workforce is about 80 percent female, and the president and many VPs are female. It's definitely a great place if you're looking for a female-centric workplace where you wi…"

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9. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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:

"Meaningful work, but industry is facing headwinds."

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10. Humana

3.6 stars

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

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

"The departments are very different at Humana as far as leadership style. Your direct leaders are the determination of many factors, including work at home, scheduling and flexibil…"

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11. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Newport News, 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 feel blessed to work for Dell. I am respected, I have never felt uncomfortable and I feel there are a TON of opportunities for women. I can see no difference in the way men and …"

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12. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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:

"This is hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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13. ADP

3.5 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"It's a nice company to work with however certain teams and internal politics are of low standards and need to be micro managed if managed in such way as it's only a way to make it…"

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14. CH2M

3.5 stars

CH2M is a civil engineering company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CH2M:

"CH2M is focused on a diverse workplace. Opportunities have opened up for me that I wouldn't have expected in such a male dominated field."

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15. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.5 stars

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

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

"Of the five leaders above my level in my personal chain, three of them are women. "

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16. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"I've been with this company for twelve years now. It's never been a great job & speaking honestly, I'm not a huge cheerleader for the actual company or the insurance industry. Tha…"

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17. Unilever

3.5 stars

Unilever is a consumer goods company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"The best experience of my life so far! A company that cares about the employe and pleasant environment!"

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18. Brunswick Corporation

3.5 stars

Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Newport News, VA 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:

"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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19. REI

3.5 stars

REI is a retail company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"This company sets the bar for a great work/life balance. Excellent work culture."

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20. Mercer

3.4 stars

Mercer is a human resources company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"I have been with Mercer for 22 years now. Mercer is a human and caring employer. We are empowered and recognized for our involvement and our performance. It's give and take. I we…"

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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 1, 2020.

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