Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Excellent Opportunities."
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...

"Make sure that you clearly understand the role that you are applying for, and are..."

"This differs a lot between various offices. The work/life balance is, for the most..."

"The dress code is extremely casual for technology, especially for the non-London..."

"My hours tend to be 8.00 am – 6.00 pm (contracted hours are 9.00 am – 5.00 pm)...."

"The remuneration is good. It's not as high as investment banks but then the hours..."

"The pension is very good."

"The process for graduates is an application form, numerical testing, telephone interview,..."

"Why Fidelity? Why did you choose your graduate scheme? I was also asked standard..."

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

"I have several mentors, apart from my direct manager and they all take very good..."

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

"Sector rotation system lends itself to progression every two-three years to becoming..."

"Fidelity have their own foundation to assist various charities."

"I have been given a lot of responsibility and the chance to work on my own projects,..."

"The people, exposure you get to different areas and departments. Learning is always..."

"An occasional lack of feedback on work."

"Fidelity employs their own art curator."

"Private, family-run orientation within a global corporation."

"It's very well respected as a company and as a graduate scheme. There's good pay,..."

"People are always encouraged to learn more online and through interactive training..."

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

"The rolling-off process seems difficult and challenging. I think this should be more..."

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