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The 20 Best Places to Work in West Hartford, CT As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in West Hartford, CT 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 August 4, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in West Hartford, CT

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the West Hartford, CT 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 Novo Nordisk:

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

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Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"Principal is a very interesting place to work. The work load is sometimes unbearable but the staff is wonderful. Most of the leaders in Raleigh are women and they are very under…"

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Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 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 Ericsson:

"Ericsson is exceptionally good place to work."

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NFP is an insurance company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"High growth environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop. NFP is a good fitl for self starters and people with ideas. Very interactive environment with plenty of op…"

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The Hartford is a financial services company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Hartford:

"I rarely think about how it is to work there as a female. I don't believe there is a difference based on gender. There are opportunities for all if you decide to pursue them"

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GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. Or …"

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Slalom Consulting is a management consulting company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Slalom Consulting:

"Slalom cares about empowering women in the workplace, and it's not just lip service. My experience with them has been awesome, and they have the best maternity leave of any compan…"

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Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the West Hartford, CT 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:

"While Cengage does need to include more women in the c-suite, it's mid level management and even individual contributor female ratios are excellent. I am a member of a very strong…"

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Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the West Hartford, CT 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"This was the best company to work for. There was a little rigidity with scheduling, but my boss worked with me if I needed to leave early. I loved working at Fidelity"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the West Hartford, CT 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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American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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General Mills is a consumer goods company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for General Mills:

"The company offers 4 months of paid leave for new moms, and 3 months of paid leave for new dads."

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LEGO Group is a consumer goods company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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IST Management Services is an outsourcing/offshoring company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for IST Management Services:

"As a current employee with IST, I can say it has been a very positive experience. When I came on with IST, I had no experience in recruiting and my boss gave me a shot. Since then…"

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The Jackson Laboratory is a biotechnology company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

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

"The tech industry is generally not the most welcoming to women. I have felt valued and respected from the moment I began. My manager, director, and CIO are all women and mothers w…"

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the West Hartford, CT 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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ADP is a human resources company with locations in the West Hartford, CT 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:

"Great culture with a ton of growth opportunity. Strong focus on work-life balance . Many motivators to work hard and move up in the company ."

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Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"Such a diverse, and wonderfully opportunistic place to work. You always feel as if you're one of the family, you feel as if you belong, and you absolutely are cared for and apprec…"

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Middlesex Hospital is a hospital & health care company with locations in the West Hartford, CT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Middlesex Hospital:

"Everyone is so friendly here ! My boss is awesome, very fair, very understanding and very supportive !!"

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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 August 4, 2021.

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