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."
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...

"Have a stock that you know well that you think is a buy/sell and be prepared to justify..."

"Huge focus on ethics. Colleagues are trustworthy with a high degree of integrity...."

"Great location (next to St Paul's Cathedral), beautiful architecture and showers..."

"In terms of the hours you work, there is some room for flexibility, but it depends..."

"Pay and bonuses are in line with other graduate schemes."

"13% pension contribution from the company if you contribute an additional 3%."

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

"The questions were motivational, situational and business-related."

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

"Managers are very open about the performance of the firm and any possible strategic..."

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

"After the grad scheme, people seem to land really good roles."

"At a graduate level there are regular charity events with local schools in London...."

"The projects that I've done during my rotations are probably everything that a graduate..."

"The sheer depth of resources available for both your personal development and to..."

"Hardly any social activities/clubs."

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

"A good reputation in the industry and lots of resources for analysts."

"The future prospects and warm people that I encountered during the application p..."

"Training programmes very good and structured with external parties to assist - e.g...."

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

"I'd like there to be more graduate events."

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