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"Really enjoyed working for this very well run company"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Inside Sales Representative in Smithfield, RI
Current Intern - Inside Sales Representative in Smithfield, RI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Fidelity Investments as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the culture of this company and how they worked. I would recommend working for fidelity.

Cons

The problem I had was that Fidelity was too bureaucratic and you had to go through too many levels to get anything done there.

Other Employee Reviews for Fidelity Investments

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Archetypal Dilbertland, but the managers are a little dumber and sleazier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Support Technician in Westlake, TX
    Former Employee - Regional Support Technician in Westlake, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tough to satisfy the 20 word minimum talking about the pros of this company. Covered parking, on site gym.

    Cons

    IT department is unfocused, disorganized; management is absolutely amoral and contemptuous. The pay is a few dollars less than insulting. Bureaucracy and ego take precedence over any creativity or even common sense.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "UNIX/Linux System Administrator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal UNIX Systems Administrator in Merrimack, NH
    Current Employee - Principal UNIX Systems Administrator in Merrimack, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great compensation/benefits
    lots of opportunity for growth, learning new tech
    mostly great people
    personal brand equity can take you a long way if you keep the work up
    private company (i.e. much less of the NYSE short-term view you see some places)

    Cons

    increasing global diversity (meaning that jobs are often moving, usually to other parts of the US)
    heavy, heavy workload
    if you get a bad reputation for something, it is hard to shake free of - the same as good rep follows you

    Advice to Management

    The site strategy is the biggest risk to working at Fidelity, and a lot of people know it. Is this the reputation as an employer that you want?

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