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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 21 ratings in 2014)
"Young, intelligent, fun!"
Pros: 
  • A focus on professional development means graduates are able to pick up a range of skills
  • Graduates are trusted to work on important projects from an early stage
  • Hours are flexible and employees have the option to work from home
  • Salaries are generous, especially when additional benefits and perks are taken into account
Cons: 
  • A certain amount of bureaucracy means some tasks take a while to be completed
  • Occasionally the training on offer will not be relevant to all graduates
  • The company's IT support could be improved
  • Hot-desking system may take some graduates a little while to get used to
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.6 / 10
 
Hours
9.3 / 10
 
Salary
8.3 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
7.9 / 10
 
 
CSR
8.8 / 10
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"My advice for candidates is to always remain calm. The situation may appear daunting,..."

"I don't feel that hierarchy is an issue in meetings as everyone is able to express..."

"The desks are spacious and everyone is out in the open - even directors. The work..."

"I generally work from 8:45 to 5:30pm, with between 30 minutes and an hour of breaks...."

"I would like the pay to be higher, but who doesn't. The amount of benefits added..."

"As sponsors of the Capital One Cup, I get opportunities to go to football games in..."

"The assessment were very challenging and I think it is a good way to weed out the..."

"I was asked to talk about my experiences, my interest in the role and my interests..."

"We have recycling bins and are discouraged to print by using electronic documents..."

"Managers are very accessible - we have a weekly formalised 30 minutes with our own..."

"There are equal opportunities here. I don't feel that there is favouritism and the..."

"Promotions are assessed twice annually, with much more of a focus at the end of the..."

"There are plenty of community projects to take part in which are brought to our attention..."

"The changing environment of financial markets makes my day-to-day work different..."

"Flexible working hours, on-site restaurant and gym, low living expenses, fast promotion..."

"In my experience the performance management system isn't hugely flexible."

"We have scooters that we can use to get around the office!"

"Fun, relaxed and innovative."

"I chose Capital One for the location, salary, career progression and work/life b..."

"There is an Analyst Development Program for graduates which covers everything you're..."

"Applications don't appear to be directed at any particular 'class' and all expenses..."

"I would like a little more flexibility in the role, as well as some international..."

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