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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)
"Caring and with a good work/life balance."
8.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
8.3 / 10
6.5 / 10
8.5 / 10
6.1 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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.

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

"Caring and with a good work/life balance."

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"It could be quicker to react to the market and implement change."

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