Capital One Reviews

Updated May 27, 2020

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Capital One Founder, Chairman & CEO Richard D. Fairbank
Richard D. Fairbank
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "HR at Bank"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    WFH capability, lots of internal mobility, great benefits

    Cons

    I wish salary was higher

    Capital One2020-03-30
  2. "Good Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good perks, benefits, and compensation

    Cons

    Internal tooling not always mature

    Capital One2020-05-27
  3. "great freedom and work life balance, but hard to move up"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great work like balance treat employees well lots of freedom to work on what you like

    Cons

    lots of politics to get promotions

    Capital One2020-05-27
  4. "good work life balance , hard to get promoted"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great work life balance ability to work on what you want a lot of the time

    Cons

    promotions are based on politics more than performance

    Capital One2020-05-27
  5. Helpful (4)

    "Great Company Overall, But Too Political"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Industry-leading pay in DFW. Fairly forward when it comes to technology. Work-life balance is excellent for the most part. Definitely a great place to start your career.

    Cons

    Stack ranking is the worst. Because of it, some leadership prioritizes themselves over your wants and needs. Not every manager and director will do that, but the ones that do are incredibly toxic. When it's good, it's good, but when it's bad, it's really bad.

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    Capital One2020-05-16
  6. "A Good Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice president - security in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working with smart, passionate people.

    Cons

    None of note or significance.

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    Capital One2020-05-26
  7. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits & PTO Culture Co worker Company support

    Cons

    Back to back calls non stop

    Capital One2020-05-25
  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Trainer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Compensation, Facilities, co-workers & community

    Cons

    Too many layers and in between management position

    Capital One2020-05-23
  9. "Analyst"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Environment, building, people, vibe, values

    Cons

    promos, promotions, movement, mobility, moves

    Capital One2020-05-21
  10. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Branch Ambassador 

    I have been working at Capital One part-time

    Pros

    Growth, learn a lot, problem-solving, fun

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, micromanagement at times

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    Capital One2020-05-21
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