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The 20 Best Places to Work in Norfolk, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Norfolk, 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 July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Norfolk, VA

1. Amplified IT

4.1 stars

Amplified IT is an information technology and services company with locations in the Norfolk, 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 (4.7 stars).

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

"Amplified IT, its mission, and its people make a wonderful place to work and grow."

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2. USAA

3.7 stars

USAA 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 (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Everything was great except the disability leave. Pray you never get sick while working here. "

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3. Navy Federal Credit Union

3.7 stars

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 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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4. Genentech

3.7 stars

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 paid time off (4.4 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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5. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble 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 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:

"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. Cengage Learning

3.6 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"They offer private breast pumping rooms, 3 months parental leave for both parents regardless of gender for a new baby or adoption. Inside sales reps can work from home once a mo..."

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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

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 (4.3 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 Norfolk, 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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9. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Norfolk, 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:

"The Princeton Review is a progressive company with women in executive positions comparable to that of their male counterparts. The overall outlook of the management team is pro..."

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10. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

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 (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"Dell's highlight is a flexible/connected workplace that gives employees a lot of autonomy with regard to their schedule. Great for busy people including mom's and dad's! Where D..."

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11. Humana

3.6 stars

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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 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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12. ADP

3.5 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Norfolk, 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:

"Great culture with a ton of growth opportunity. Strong focus on work-life balance . Many motivators to work hard and move up in the company ."

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13. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

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 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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14. CH2M

3.5 stars

CH2M 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 (4.0 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 Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

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

"A lot depends on the contract you are on and your relationship with your manager. Some projects are very professional and respectful colleagues while others are young frat boy t..."

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16. Unilever

3.5 stars

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 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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17. Brunswick Corporation

3.5 stars

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 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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18. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Norfolk, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

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

"Aetna employs many women and many women, including many women with young children, hold management positions. Culture is very progressive and inclusive, placing high value on eq..."

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19. REI

3.4 stars

REI is a retail 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 (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"Rei is all around a great place to work. The only trouble I get about being a female bike tech is from costumers, but that is very rare"

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20. A Place for Mom

3.4 stars

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 (4.9 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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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 July 1, 2020.

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