Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Ethical. Professional. Ambitious."
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...

"In-depth knowledge for the industry, especially for technology, isn't really key..."

"Friendly culture with a flat hierarchy. I've been able to go for after-work drinks..."

"The dress code is smart - suit and tie for men. The company has shower facilities..."

"It's generally quite relaxed in terms of hours and I usually work 8.00 am – 6.30..."

"Very competitive pay compared to other grad jobs."

"Occasional unexpected dinners as well as pizzas and beer every now and then."

"For the graduate programme the process looks like this: application and CV screening;..."

"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..."

"Directors of research (your line manager) are very accessible and give honest and..."

"FIL runs a highly successful Women's Network that aims provide women at Fidelity..."

"Staff turnover is very low which makes career progression challenging."

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

"Generally work is very interesting and rotating every six months means the variety..."

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"Excellent Opportunities."

"The application and interview process was really smooth and well organised and the..."

"There's been lots of investment in our training, which I've found very useful."

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

"Try to get managers to give a little more work out at the beginning. I had a slow..."

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