Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Private, long term, bottom-up 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...

"You'll be asked questions that you can't immediately know the answers to, so stay..."

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

"Most of the employees work in an open space (which has pros and cons). Almost all..."

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

"Salaries are reviewed against the market every year and bonuses are also quite g..."

"Health insurance. Pension matching. Pizza night!"

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

"I was asked why I wanted to work at Fidelity, times that I had shown leadership,..."

"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..."

"The company is very good with diversity. There is a women's network and childcare,..."

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

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

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

"The benefits and support. The induction is also really good."

"An occasional lack of feedback on work."

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

"Leading global asset manager."

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

"Very good training programme with both internal and external teachers at the start..."

"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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