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The 20 Best Places to Work in Newport News, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (May 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 May 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Newport News, VA

1. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Has a fabulous maternity leave. Paid 100% right away. They recently extended time off too. Flexible. Over 5k work at home employees. Have great fitness center, wellness incentiv..."

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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 wellness initiatives (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

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

"I have been working for Navy Federal Credit Union for 2 years. They are incredibly dedicated to providing a safe and enriching atmosphere for their female employees. I would 100..."

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3. 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 (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 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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4. Cengage Learning

3.6 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:

"Fun and fast paced, continual learning, great smart, funny, and helpful colleagues."

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5. Procter and Gamble

3.6 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 (4.0 stars).

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

"P&G in a corporate setting has been great! Very woman friendly. I've had lots of female managers to look up to in my 10 years with the company. I did come from the plant though,..."

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6. 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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7. 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):

"Amazing place to work with a female leader who is fearless."

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8. 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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9. 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:

"Dell Oklahoma City is of course not the main Dell location in the United States. Dell in Round Rock, Texas has more opportunities for women, people of different nationalities, a..."

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10. Humana

3.5 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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"In regard to flextime, wellness, and PTO - excellent. Quite difficult to move up from my role. Great learning opportunity."

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11. 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:

"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, manag..."

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12. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.9 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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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 paid time off (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

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

"While there are opportunities to work from home/virtually and they are pretty flexible with time off (as long as you make up the work) it is hard to really succeed and move up i..."

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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. 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 mod..."

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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 wellness initiatives (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"As a employee of over 15 yrs of service starting starting in customer service and working my way up thru various management functions (mind you with a high school diploma only),..."

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17. 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:

"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 equ..."

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18. REI

3.4 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 (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"I loved working here so much! They really encouraged their employees to go outside and even gave us paid days off, separate from sick days and pto, to go outside and enjoy the d..."

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19. A Place for Mom

3.4 stars

A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Newport News, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for A Place for Mom:

"Change in owners....bad leads and marketing."

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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:

"Mercer continues to evolve as a family friendly workplace that is respectful of families, singles, and couples. While not a leader, a very good follower when it comes to innovat..."

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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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