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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Watsonville, CA 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 7, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Watsonville, CA

1. Khan Academy

4.5 stars

Khan Academy is an e-learning company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Khan Academy:

"Khan Academy is one of the most supportive environments imaginable for women. It helps that there is equal representation of women on the senior leadership staff. From benefit…"

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2. Sage Intacct

4.3 stars

Sage Intacct is a computer software company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sage Intacct:

"Great people to work with here. The culture is slowly being drained out of the sales floor though."

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3. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"Palo Alto Networks was not my first internship, but it completely blew me away. I have found that even at the lowest level of employee, the executives want to take the time to hea…"

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4. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

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

"By far the most supportive and female friendly employer I've ever had, and I'm 20+ years in to my career and have worked for four other employers."

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5. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"Hands down, the best company I've ever worked for. I honestly don't know how people complain. Intuit's culture, competitive pay, work-life balance, perks, and mission to the w…"

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6. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"Great company with pockets of diversity issues (old boys club). "

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7. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"Ericsson has great commitment towards diversity and inclusion, including gender equality."

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8. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"Lululemon is an amazing place to work. I would 100% stay if I was compensated appropriately but unfortunately because it is retail the compensation is not the best choice at my ag…"

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9. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.3 stars).

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

"Facebook has amazing perks (including family centric perks like parental leave!), talented co-workers, and meaningful work. Led by Sheryl Sandberg and supported by Mark Zucker…"

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10. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"I am honored to work for a company led by so many outstanding women. American Express grants women all the opportunities due to them to succeed in a workplace and a family. "

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11. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, wom…"

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12. Netflix

3.9 stars

Netflix is an entertainment company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"Netflix has the best parental leave benefits that I've ever encountered; ditto with regard to flex time and vacation time. There are also many more women in senior leadership posi…"

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13. Principal Financial Group

3.8 stars

Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Principal Financial Group:

"I feel that Principal is ahead of the game. Very flexible hours and it's clear my life outside of work matters. It's great to feel that they think about me as a whole person and n…"

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14. Synopsys Inc

3.8 stars

Synopsys Inc is a computer software company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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15. One Medical

3.8 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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:

"One Medical Group truly stands behind the motto: "Doctor's Office Reinvented." This is a very fun-filled friendly environment that strongly believes in the growth and development …"

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16. Adobe

3.8 stars

Adobe is a computer software company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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 (4.5 stars).

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

"Adobe offers many opportunities that focus on building the pipeline for promoting women into leadership. There are many benefits such as flexible work hours, unlimited vacation, a…"

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17. SAP

3.8 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Watsonville, CA 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 haven't had to use parental leave, but my understanding is that it's pretty good. I love the diversity at SAP, and the fact that they've been offering "domestic partnership" be…"

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18. Google

3.8 stars

Google is an internet company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.3 stars).

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

"Great company with amazing perks,"

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19. PayPal

3.8 stars

PayPal is an internet company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"I love working at paypal! I'm just looking for something that would allow me to be with my little ones more often."

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20. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Watsonville, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"Fidelity is a great place to work for anyone. They are very inclusive of all genders and have great support for women and the LBGTQ community. Health care is awesome. I think ever…"

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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 7, 2020.

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