Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"A flexible, dynamic and forward-thinking organisation."
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
 

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.

What insiders say about...

"I would say research as much as you can on the graduate website, build up an understanding..."

"After hours there is quite a lot going on but this depends on what team you are in...."

"Very well located London office, good view of St Paul's Cathedral. You're never short..."

"Hours are very flexible – I work until I get tired. This can be anything between..."

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

"..."

"The application process consisted of an online application, a phone interview, an..."

"The phone interview is more focused on 'Why do you want to work in asset management/at..."

"There are recycling points everywhere but a large amount of paper definitely gets..."

"End of rotation feedback/goals are recognised and important. Feedback and recognition..."

"Women's events are provided, people are encouraged to be actively involved in corporate..."

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

"Graduates help in local community to give something back - I can't fault the work..."

"I have a certain amount of freedom alongside my responsibilities, but I also get..."

"The support the graduates receive is really high and you can get access to some senior..."

"It can sometimes be a high-pressure environment."

"Fidelity's owner contributed to have the roof of St. Paul's cleaned as he thought..."

"A flexible, dynamic and forward-thinking organisation."

"The opportunity to rotate around areas as wasn't entirely sure what I wanted to do..."

"There's extensive training but I've found some was unnecessary for my role."

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

"More clarity regarding rotations."

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