Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Supportive, innovative, encourages entrepreneurship."
Pros: 
  • Graduates get a lot of access to senior staff thanks to a flat hierarchy.
  • Exposure to lots of different areas of the business is available early on.
  • Personal development is a high priority for the firm.
  • Graduates feel that their hours are flexible and allow for a good work/life balance.
Cons: 
  • There can be a steep learning curve at the start of a graduate role.
  • Managers may occasionally need to be encouraged to assign work early on.
  • Some graduates feel that the environment can sometimes be high-pressure.
  • There could be more social events organised.
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.8 / 10
 
Hours
8.9 / 10
 
Salary
7.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
8.9 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Focus on company values and link those to your own experiences."

"Friendly and welcoming both during and after work hours. The hierarchy is relatively..."

"The location is perfect, right by St. Paul's. We have a business casual dress code..."

"Hours are fairly standard (8:30am until 5/6:00pm) but this can vary dependent on..."

"I think it's lower than similar schemes at other financial services companies."

"The pension is very good."

"First I completed an application form with specific questions and online tests. I..."

"I was asked about my biggest achievement, my biggest strengths and weakness, why..."

"Very good. We also have a function that helps to ensure investments are environmentally..."

"Management interacts very well because of the non-hierarchical structure. Regular..."

"The company is very keen to promote diversity in newsletters etc."

"As graduates you get the opportunity to experience different roles and afterwards,..."

"Fidelity is substantially involved in charities and foundations although this is..."

"I had a tough starting role and I think I spent too long in it. My further roles..."

"The people and the supportive working environment that they create."

"The organisation can be slow to change."

"Fidelity employs their own art curator."

"Ethical. Professional. Ambitious."

"The assessment centre was a lot of fun, compared to some other I attended and the..."

"Training continues throughout the graduate scheme, with department specific training..."

"Applications are open to all and are well advertised."

"More clarity regarding rotations."

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