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Great pay but employees not valued in layoffs

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Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Smithfield, RI
Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Smithfield, RI

I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time (more than 5 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great pay and benefits, very easy to get to and a commute you can really be thankful for. They spend money on technology where needed and help you get your job done.

Cons

Who in management knows about you and what you do is somewhat luck when new mangers are always coming in. The review system is awkward and can't possibly reflect your achievements correctly.

Advice to Management

Revamp your review systems so you know who really does what and who to keep or let go during layoffs, which have been frequent, deep, and wide at Fidelity.

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  1. Good experience

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    Former Contractor - N/A in Boston, MA
    Former Contractor - N/A in Boston, MA

    I worked at Fidelity Investments as a contractor (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and okay salary

    Cons

    Departments seem to always be moving out of state. (To Texas, RI, OH, etc.) Bad for job security.

    Advice to Management

    Stop moving jobs out of state.

  2. Extraordinary company to build a career

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    Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Many diverse businesses, extensive training, private company status enables long term investment in technology, products, and services.

    Cons

    Has moved a lot of jobs out of MA, fund performance has lagged for a long time which threatens competitiveness

    Advice to Management

    Improve investment performance

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