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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Richmond, 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 January 2, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Richmond, VA

1. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.9 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Richmond, 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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2. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"A company that cares about all people as human beings and works to empower no only the employees but also the customers, excellent work environment. "

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3. Cengage Learning

3.9 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Richmond, 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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4. Fidelity Investments

3.9 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"With 16 weeks paid maternity leave for women and 6 for men this company is supportive of growing families. There is also an adoption reimbursement available. The on desire not met…"

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5. Capital One

3.9 stars

Capital One is a financial services company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Capital One:

"This may sound silly, but one of my favorite benefits that makes me feel like my employer really "gets it" are the free pads and tampons provided in every women's restroom."

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6. Novo Nordisk

3.8 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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7. Custom Ink

3.8 stars

Custom Ink is a retail company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Custom Ink:

"This company strives to make all employees happy and keep them healthy. Free healthy snacks, catered food days, on site gym, standing desks, work from home options, and free mens…"

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8. Genentech

3.8 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Richmond, 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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9. CDM Smith

3.8 stars

CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Richmond, 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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10. Dell Technologies

3.7 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"One of the very best companies I liked being a team member of. Great engineers and support system. The teams i worked with came at that time from Quest software and it was a pleas…"

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11. Vaco

3.8 stars

Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Richmond, 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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12. Travelers

3.7 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"Everyday I am amazed at the company I work for. Incredibly supportive and encouraging. As a single mom I need flexibility. I often tell them I don’t need special treatment - on…"

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13. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.7 stars

Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Richmond, 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 Hamilton is definitely a place I am happy to be, and as a woman, I feel valued and respected."

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14. American Heart Association

3.7 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Heart Association:

"Working for a company that helps educate and save women's lives each and every day. The NYC office is made up of primarily women that strive each day to make all women healthier …"

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15. Humana

3.7 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Richmond, 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 was laid off but, really wanted to stay. Loved my job. 😔 Searching for another great opportunity. "

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16. Southwest Airlines

3.7 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"Best all around company to work for."

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17. Amgen

3.7 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am aware …"

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18. Cigna

3.6 stars

Cigna is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

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

"I am so proud to work at Cigna. It is a company that truly cares about the well-being of our members, as well as employees. Cigna supports a healthy work-life balance, focused o…"

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19. Aetna

3.6 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Richmond, 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:

"Aetna went from being totally amazing to a little better than average over the past 5 years. They no longer provide better short-term disability benefits the longer you work there…"

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20. Terex

3.5 stars

Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"Great place to work."

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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 January 2, 2021.

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