Fidelity International

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Fidelity International

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Supportive, fun and full of 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...

"There are online tests and an application with a cover letter and three competency..."

"There's a very good work/life balance but not a lot of socialising."

"The dress code is good and has recently been relaxed so that we can wear what we..."

"I am contracted to do maximum of 40 hours per week, but often work more as and when..."

"Pay reflects performance but I think it could be improved."

"The pension is very good."

"The company uses stringent but not prohibitive tests to find high calibre graduates:..."

"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..."

"We have a lot of initiatives for gender equality, gender diversity, LGBT and more...."

"I am on a graduate scheme at present, so the intention is to move on to a more senior..."

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

"You decide your day-to-day work flow. Typical work includes: modelling, writing notes,..."

"The people and the supportive working environment that they create."

"Earnings season hours."

"Senior employees own 50% of the company."

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

"If you're interested in investment as a career, Fidelity seems to be quite an obvious..."

"Training continues throughout the graduate scheme, with department specific training..."

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

"They could improve by giving a bit more flexibility in choosing initial rotations...."

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