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  • Very corporate

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Capital Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Pros

    Core values influence most employees' interactions, physical environment, privately held.

    Cons

    Going through constant change that is not well managed due to lack of experience by leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your employee surveys and find ways to demonstrate actionable improvement.

Capital Group Interviews

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    Portfolio Analysis Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Capital Group (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I was contacted via LinkedIn by a recruiter for another position but after an initial phone interview with the hiring manager they thought that another role might be better suited for me. So I had a brief interview with another recruiter who said she would show my resume to the hiring manager for the other position. After a week I got a call back to schedule a phone interview with the hiring manager. This was pretty basic and focused on my background and why I was interested in the role. Several days after this I was contacted to set up 2 interviews via webcam with other managers in the department. Both lasted 1 hour each and focused on both my background and behavioral type of questions. About a week after those I got a call to come down for a series of in person interviews. It was an all expense paid trip as I was coming in from outside the LA area. There were 5 interviews in total which consisted of non-management members of the department and managers. Non-management interviews definitely focused more on my previous job duties and trying to figure out if they would apply to the role. Management interviews focused more on what kind of job I wanted to be doing in 5 years to see if there would be a good fit long term. About a week after these interviews I got a boiler plate email from the recruiter that they were unable to find a match between my interests/qualifications and their current openings. I was a bit surprised as I didn't feel like any major red flags went up during interviews. Due to company policy they won't give a specific reason for not offering a job which I understand as they have hundreds of applicants and can't possibly respond to all in an individual way. However, with people that actually go through multiple rounds of interviews and end up coming in for an in person interview it would be nice to get additional feedback.

    Overall, it was a good experience and the people seemed great. They definitely like to be very thorough during the interviews to make sure that you can do the job but more importantly that you will be a good fit and end up staying a long time with them.

    Interview Questions

    • What kind of job do you see yourself doing in 5 years? Give me an example of a time when you were honest and it came back to bite you.   Answer Question

Capital Group Awards & Accolades

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Top Workplaces, Orange county Register, 2013
Best Places to Work in Indiana (Large), Best Companies Group, 2012
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Website www.thecapitalgroup.com
Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1931
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Since 1931, Capital Group has been singularly focused on delivering superior, consistent results for long-term investors. We serve individual investors, financial intermediaries and institutions around the world through a broad range of products and services that include American Funds, one of the largest mutual fund families in the U.S. by assets under management.

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Mission: To provide consistently superior investment results and services to our clients.

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