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

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Norfolk, VA 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 Norfolk, VA

Amplified IT is an information technology and services company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.9 stars).

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

"Amplified IT has gone above and beyond for their employees. They are committed to doing the right thing and ensure that we are represented. I have seen this company grow so much i…"

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Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and family growth support (4.6 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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Navy Federal Credit Union is a financial services company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 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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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Norfolk, VA 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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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Norfolk, VA 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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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Norfolk, VA 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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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Norfolk, VA 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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Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Dell Technologies:

"I’ve been here a year and this is the best place I’ve ever worked. Fantastic policies on just about everything. My total compensation when you count my fitness reimbursement, heal…"

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Norfolk, VA 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 Norfolk, VA 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:

"Love my time working at ADP. They have been very responsive to COVID and have allowed us to work remotely for our well being. ADP really cares."

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Norfolk, VA 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:

"Great company to work for, the really live their mission of helping the communities they serve become healthier through constant innovation and client centered design!"

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Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 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 equal…"

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Unilever is a consumer goods company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and women in leadership (4.1 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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MassMutual Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

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

"Excellent entry level pay. The company us very professionally operated. Wonderful people to work with. Not many women but the women who were there held high positions."

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Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.6 stars).

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

"Teleworking and having management who put their families first allow you to put yours first too. It creates a positive working environment where you feel wanted and supported."

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William & Mary is a higher education company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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The Hershey Company is a consumer goods company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"We'll hope you to hired me soon.. Thanks and god bless you all."

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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 stars).

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