Capital One Reviews

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Capital One Founder, Chairman & CEO Richard D. Fairbank
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent work environment, interesting people, many good challenges

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Programmer in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Capital One full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Co-workers - all were professional and focused. I was given interested projects and the authority that I needed to get the job done.

    Cons

    Changing review structure and no ability to change to part-time. I left due to family commitments. I would have liked to have continued part-time, but that was not available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider allowing more flexible schedules for work/life balance. Otherwise, I really liked it there and would have happily stayed.

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Capital One Interviews

Updated Oct 20, 2014
Updated Oct 20, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Interview Difficulty

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Capital One.

    Interview Details

    Applied and interviewed through campus hire program in Spring 2014. Process took about 3 week. They had plenty of on campus info sessions and interview preparation. I had one interview on campus and an invite for a final round of interviews on site in Richmond. Interviewers were friendly but focused on the task at hand: judging your analytic ability. This is the main focus of the case interviews, to see if you can draw conclusions and think of different approaches by yourself. They will help you get back on track if you get lost, but doing this too often probably isn't good. They provide a calculator, but the numbers are easy so you can get extra points for not using it.

    Interview Questions
    • My cases were more analytic in nature than cases I studied. Many times you will be asked to make a graph or a function. The cases will have clear conclusions, so you will know if you finished the case in the allotted time or not. I prepared a lot and I was fine, but I can see cases being hard if you aren't prepared.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    New grads don't have much room to negotiate. But don't really need to, good pay and benefits.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

Capital One Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Capital One Locations

Additional Info

Website www.capitalone.com
Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Public (COF)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Capital One isn't just concerned with what's in your wallet; it's interested in your bank account as well. The company is best known as one of the largest issuers of Visa and MasterCard credit cards in the US, but it also boasts a banking network of approximately 1,000 branches, mainly in New York, New Jersey, Louisiana, and Texas; it expanded its franchise into the Washington, DC, market in 2009 by buying Chevy Chase Bank for some $475 million in cash and stock. Capital One, which serves approximately 45 million customers in the US, Canada, and the UK, also has units that... More

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