Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Leading global asset manager."
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...

"It sounds banal, but just be yourself and do not pretend to be something you are..."

"Everyone is very supportive and helpful, if someone is struggling with work, others..."

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

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

"It's very high for a graduate tech-related role."

"Excellent pension and free health and life insurance."

"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..."

"Good recycling bins are available but I haven't noticed any specific initiatives..."

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

"Fidelity is an equal opportunities employer but I don´t think there is a written..."

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

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

"My job has a steep learning curve that I'm working my way around. There were a lot..."

"Great work/life balance and reasonable hours. Good focus on personal and career development...."

"I know that the experience can vary a lot between individuals and programmes."

"The Oakhill office has its own beehive and harvests honey to make money for char..."

"Supportive, innovative, encourages entrepreneurship."

"I felt the company was a good fit for me, my skills and my goals."

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

"Fidelity runs intern schemes and has links with less privileged schools - very good..."

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

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