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."
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...

"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..."

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

"Compared to the rest of the finance industry, I'd say our hours are pretty good!"

"Very good structure, employees are made to feel valued and I feel as though the benefits..."

"They have a website with lots of different discounts, but the main things you get..."

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

"Questions are quite flexible, but mostly not too technical. Make sure you know why..."

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

"My line manager is always available and there is a catch-up once every two weeks...."

"The company is very keen to promote diversity in newsletters etc."

"The graduate scheme lasts for two and a half years and then you roll off the scheme..."

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

"Lots of autonomy and responsibility from quite early on. You're entrusted with regular..."

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

"Earnings season hours."

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

"The best place to start an investment career."

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

"The training curriculum for the graduate programme is very extensive and it shows..."

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

"It would probably be to have greater opportunities to rotate within all of the locations..."

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