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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...

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

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"The quality of the work I'm assigned varies on where I am placed on rotation. How..."

"We work in an encouraging learning environment with great exposure across the business...."

"I am the only graduate based in my area, which leads to a lack of cohesion when I..."

"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..."

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"Improve consistency among schemes and departments and improve communication between..."

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