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

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 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of March 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Norfolk, VA

1. Amplified IT

4.3 stars

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 (4.8 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. Brunswick Corporation

4.2 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 wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and family growth support (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brunswick Corporation:

"I have been working at Brunswick for over 2+ years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The leadership team is encouraging, supportive and values their employees. I a…"

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3. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

4.1 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 ability to telecommute (4.2 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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4. Cengage Learning

3.9 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 paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"Cengage has been a wonderful place to work for many reasons however the higher ed market is extremely challenging and it has been nearly impossible to make one's numbers over the …"

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5. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 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 female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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6. Navy Federal Credit Union

3.8 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 female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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

"Navy federal was the best company i ever worked with. They offered competitive pay, opportunities for growth, and good training and opportunities to help you reach your goal for a…"

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7. Genentech

3.8 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 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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8. Vera Bradley

3.8 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 sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation 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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9. ADP

3.7 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 support for diversity (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 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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10. CDM Smith

3.7 stars

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 (4.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.7 stars).

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11. Dell Technologies

3.7 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:

"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. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.7 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 ability to telecommute (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"Booz Allen is one of the most inclusive companies I'm aware of. My experience has been nothing but positive."

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13. Vaco

3.7 stars

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 (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 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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14. Humana

3.7 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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"I am floored by how happy I am with my job. Companies like this only existed in my PR textbooks in college. My team and upper management are responsive, constructive and my bigges…"

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15. MassMutual Financial Group

3.6 stars

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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars) and the people you work with (3.3 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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16. Aetna

3.6 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 female representation in leadership (3.9 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), t…"

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17. Citi

3.6 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.6 stars).

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

"Citi is just an overall great place to work for women. The only complaint I have are the salary levels, but not in comparison to men in the same level within Citi, but in comparis…"

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18. William & Mary

3.6 stars

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 female representation in leadership (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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19. Medtronic

3.6 stars

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 (3.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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20. A Place for Mom

3.6 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 female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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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 March 1, 2021.

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