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The 20 Best Places to Work in Waltham, MA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Waltham, MA 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 September 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Waltham, MA

1. HubSpot

4.3 stars

HubSpot is an information technology and services company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.8 stars).

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

"I love that this site allows for the opportunity to express my overall excitement and happiness at being a female colleague at HubSpot. I joined HubSpot about 9 months ago, and ha…"

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2. Disruptor Beam

4.2 stars

Disruptor Beam is a computer games company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Disruptor Beam:

"Disruptor Beam hires more women than I'm used to seeing the in Game Industry, which is great. Women are treated completely as equals, and there is no exclusion based on gender. Ev…"

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3. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"I have worked here for a little over a year and have had a great experience so far. I have felt supported by management at all levels and in different departments. I feel enabled …"

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4. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"I'd like to see more females in Exec Leadership positions, but BCG is doing a good job scouting and retaining top female talent."

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5. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Intuit is liberal on the outside, but conservative on the inside. So, by that I mean Intuit allows their employees to be themselves without a whole lot of hoopla. As a physicall…"

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6. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"Aside from the awful hours (I worked 4:30 pm-1 am and the only days off were Thursdays and sundays) it was a wonderful place to work. The leadership and management was amazing an…"

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7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

4.1 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an insurance company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.7 stars).

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8. Johnson & Johnson

4.0 stars

Johnson & Johnson is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 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 Johnson & Johnson:

"The company as an entity has an infrastructure and concrete programs for the support and advancement of women and has many policies to make sure both men and women are on equal fo…"

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9. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"NetSuite has a culture of hiring talented people and letting them dig in, work hard and see where it can take them. Where many software companies limit women's advancement or move…"

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10. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Salesforce is doing great things for Women in the workplace. However, I continue to see a disproportionate number of men getting promoted and given bigger projects. And when wom…"

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11. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"Great place to work!"

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12. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

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

"Working for lululemon was one of the greatest experiences of my career. I learned more about myself in my time with lululemon than any other previous life experience and I was exp…"

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13. Bain & Company

3.9 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bain & Company:

"There are a growing number of senior female partners, and so many of them got promoted while working part-time! They keep women on client work instead of "mommy tracking" them. Th…"

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14. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Eclectic group with room for growth just unwillingness to grow is certain districts. No flexibility on schedule or the opportunity to work from home. Management can be too lenient…"

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15. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignmen…"

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16. Hill Holliday

3.9 stars

Hill Holliday is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hill Holliday:

"It really is a great place to work, especially in the New York office. Wonderful people, an amazingly flexible schedule you won't get anywhere else, A+ PTO policies, the whole pac…"

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17. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Edward Jones is a terrific career to persue. Consider it if you’re looking to work for a firm that is 100% supporting you in everything you do!"

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18. Autodesk

3.8 stars

Autodesk is a computer software company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

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

"Autodesk was a great company to work for. I enjoyed the training tools available such as Lynda.com and lunch and learns. "

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19. SAP

3.8 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Waltham, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.5 stars).

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

"I enjoy working at SAP and appreciate how you are evaluated on what you can contribute. Plus, the benefits are nice as well as the flexible working environment."

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20. Hasbro

3.8 stars

Hasbro is a consumer goods company with locations in the Waltham, MA 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"Great company culture with a focus on increasing women in leadership and pay equality."

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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 September 1, 2020.

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