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The 20 Best Places to Work in Portsmouth, VA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Portsmouth, 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 January 2, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Portsmouth, VA

Amplified IT is an information technology and services company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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 Portsmouth, 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:

"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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Navy Federal Credit Union is a financial services company with locations in the Portsmouth, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

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

"They take excellent care of their people "

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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:

"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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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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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Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Portsmouth, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 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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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Portsmouth, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"Humana offers female empowerment at every level and in whatever form you look for it. There are women in management, formal mentoring programs, social networking groups, great ben…"

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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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 Portsmouth, 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:

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

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

"ADP's culture has a big focus on diversity and inclusion. I see many women in senior leadership as a well as a big range of diversities. When I first came to ADP, it was a bit of …"

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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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Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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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Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Portsmouth, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"I was surprised when I started working at Citi... most of my co-workers are women, on top jobs, with families. After a few months I know why. They are flexible, pay well, and just…"

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Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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:

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

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MassMutual Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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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Unilever is a consumer goods company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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 women in leadership (4.0 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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William & Mary is a higher education company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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:

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Portsmouth, 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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Compass Counseling Services of Virginia is a mental health care company with locations in the Portsmouth, VA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.9 stars).

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