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Can be a GREAT place to work!

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal Associate in Plano, TX
Current Employee - Principal Associate in Plano, TX

I have been working at Capital One full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Opportunities to network across financial services divisions, positive environment for collaboration, focus is on hiring top talent, and a wide array of special events to spotlight the employee.

Cons

Focus is on too many projects. Each division has their goals to achieve, which requires cross functional teams. The result is managers are mired in too many meetings and the time it takes to complete is lengthy. Most projects take 8 to 12 months to complete because of all the levels to approve and committees that need to review. The focus is on top talent, but there are some employees that have come on board from acquisitions and have their heels dug in on how processes should be even though they are outdated compared to the marketplace. The recognition program is focused mainly on front line staff, leaving out the mid level managers
who feel sandwiched between some employees who feel entitled to be recognized and their manager who continue to push down on mid level managers for recognizing staff without giving them recognition.

Advice to Management

Don't be afraid to get in the weeds and understand the process flows, which benefits overall appreciation at every level.

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  1. Great place to work with top tier talent.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Capital One full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great, intelligent, motivated employees. Compelling and impactful work. Extremely strong developmentally based culture. Little internal politics (but there is some).

    Cons

    At times self select to work long hours -- management chain will stay on sidelines while it occurs. At times can feel cyclic within staff functions. Upper management's concept of easy versus difficult in relation to other tasks is at time non-existent.

    Advice to Management

    Strongly push the legacy culture into new acquisitions sooner then later. Empower HR to better integrate acquisitions and push retention decision points closer to the legal day one time period, versus dragging it on.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Making referrals is a must!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teller in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Teller in New York, NY

    I have been working at Capital One part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    If you lke customer service, this is the right job! You get 4 weeks of PTO on starting with the company. Great incentives!

    Cons

    If you dont have a good team, it will be tough! Team work is a must! Sometimes you will need to motivate your peers!

    Advice to Management

    Promote those who show promise instead of hiring from the outside!


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