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Discover Overview

Riverwoods, IL
10000+ employees
1986
Company - Public (DFS)
Finance
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Join Discover Financial Services and make a difference working in a culture that thrives on customer-focused innovation.

A History of Innovation
In 1986, we introduced our cash back credit card that rewards loyalty. Since then, we’ve ... Read more

Mission: To help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they can achieve a brighter financial future.


Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs: 2017 (#69)

Company Updates

  • Discover Hits Halfway Mark in Discover it® Student Card Design Poll -http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ03I

    DISCOVER HITS HALFWAY MARK IN DISCOVER IT® STUDENT CARD DESIGN POLL

    'Iridescent' and 'Frenchie' Lead as Current Student Favorites Riverwoods, IL, Sept. 6, 2017 - Discover just passed the halfway point of its Discover it® Student Card design poll. Thus far, the iridescent pattern design (32%) and the Frenchie-in-sunglasses design (21%) are pulling ahead in the race. Voting closes Sept.

  • Discover Unveils Ultimate One-Stop Website to Answer the Most Important Questions about College - http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0m4

    Discover Unveils Ultimate One-Stop Website to Answer the Most Important Questions about College

    Find Tools and Advice for Success on Topics such as Campus Visits, Application Essays, Downsizing to Dorm Life and Finding Financial Aid The newest college planning resource for high school parents, students and guidance counselors - CollegeCovered.com - features compelling multimedia editorial content, insider tips and interactive tools to inform the college planning process and empower smart financial decision making.

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Discover – Why Work For Us?



Work for a company you can feel good about
. In 1986, we introduced our cash rewards credit card. It was innovative based on one simple, yet very important idea—that our customers deserve to feel appreciated; that we owe them the best experience possible. Since then, we’ve continued to be innovative—relentlessly pursuing better customer financial solutions and holding each solution up against the question: “Is this good for the customer?” If this makes sense to you—if it fits your vision about what a company should be—we want to talk to you.

Start enjoying great benefits Day 1 — On the day you start, you are able to take advantage of benefits like top-notch medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401(k) with a generous company match, and even tuition reimbursement and an amazing employee referral program.


At Discover, you get more than a paycheck—you get a sense of belonging. That’s because we’ve got a casual, friendly atmosphere that’s big on getting things done and making a difference for customers and communities. In fact, every year, our employees give back by donating thousands of dollars and volunteer hours helping worthy causes, including building local playgrounds. Plus, we celebrate diversity through our many Employee Resource Groups that give employees ways to support each other and promote inclusion. If this sounds like a place you’d be proud of, come talk to us.

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.

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    "Strong management team. Strong, talented employee base."

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    Pros

    Very good comp, benefits, work / life balance. I would highly recommend to anyone interested in having a career in banking .

    Cons

    Wonderful company, management and teams. Facilities are great and there is nothing one would want while working at any of the various locations across the US.

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Discover Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Discover (New Albany, OH) in September 2017.

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    Process started off great. Applied online, contact by a recruited who appeared as though she was helpful. Scheduled an interview a week after applying and attended the interview at the New Albany, OH location. The interview was set for 3 separate interviews with different managers. Interviewers were pleasant enough, one was rather bland and clearly had no personality beyond reading the standard HR questions. After the interview I was asked to complete a writing sample. This was a narrative to summarize an Excel Pivot Table. The assignment seemed simple enough. A week later I received a no thanks email from the HR recruiter with no feedback. I emailed back asking for feedback as I felt I really fit well and the interviews went well. I noticed today that the position had been re posted to the career website. Having received no feedback, I feel disappointed and quite frankly annoyed because I took time off work to come and interview for an entire morning.

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Discover Awards & Accolades

  • No. 277 of Fortune's 500 List, Fortune 500, 2017
  • 2017 Best Place to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2017
  • 2017 Top Workplace by The News Journal, WorkplaceDynamics, 2017
  • 2017 100 Best Companies in Arizona, BestCompaniesAZ, 2017
  • 2017 Utah Best of State, Utah Best of State, 2017
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