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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)
"A heavily member-focused financial institution."
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...

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

"We have a number of new offices with a smart working approach and a relatively casual..."

"We can work from home up to two days a week. We have flexible start and finish times..."

"The yearly success share is great and the pay is good and reflective of our location...."

"There are great employee benefits such as flexible working, a good amount of holidays..."

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

"A significant number of community events are targeted at helping green initiatives..."

"The managers in my area make for very good mentors. They seem to address internal..."

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

"Due to the size of the organisation, it can be difficult, but the graduate programme..."

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

"My boss and programme lead are focused on my development. They will actively look..."

"Formal training and development is lacking on the scheme."

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

"A heavily member-focused financial institution."

"The focus on culture and developing you throughout your career, rather than expecting..."

"I haven't had any formal training. I do receive good quality training from my colleagues,..."

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

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