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Get the inside review from graduates at Coventry Building Society

7.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2019)
"Values-driven and people-focused."
Culture
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
6.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
6.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • There’s a friendly and supportive culture with a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Hours have a lot of flexibility, which allows for a good work/life balance.
  • Graduate progression and development is strongly focused on.
  • There are many good and unique perks and benefits on offer.

Cons

  • Some feel that the company could be quicker to adopt new technology.
  • The salary is not competitive within the industry.
  • Formal training is lacking in some areas.
  • There could be more focus on communication between departments.

What insiders say about...

"The best way to prepare for the interview is to thoroughly research the organisation..."

"The culture is great. Everybody is relaxed and usually enjoys flexibility of work..."

"The dress code is relaxed so wear pretty much whatever makes you comfortable. The..."

"Work is very flexible when needed. Completing work is a priority but the society..."

"It's lower than lots of other graduate schemes, but fair."

"We get pension matching up to 10% as well as carers' flexibility, which is paid time..."

"Please tell us about a time when you have received excellent customer service. What..."

"Electric car charging points are being introduced and the removal of paper cups in..."

"It can be a bit tricky working at a separate head office than your line manager,..."

"It's definitely getting much better. We had a blind advisor in our department and..."

"There are lots of opportunities for progression. However, internal movement can feel..."

"It's interesting and varied. I'm left to deal with my work on my own initiative but..."

"The focus on personal development as well as technical development regarding the..."

"We're not utilising the latest technology and have a risk-avoidance culture."

"We're the second largest building society in the UK."

"Values-driven and people-focused."

"I was taken into IT with limited IT knowledge, this acceptance allowed me to train..."

"If you are going in to help out in an operational area during a busy time of the..."

"I would recommend that those in charge of the graduate scheme take more time and..."

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