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"Great place of employment."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Inheritor Service Specialist in Westlake, TX
Current Employee - Inheritor Service Specialist in Westlake, TX
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Really great culture and wonderful people to work with and alongside. Benefits are great, and the work-life balance is more than you could ask.

Cons

Depending on the manager, they may not be as invested in your growth. In my time, I've been under three managers, two of which were great and one not-so-great. It's difficult to move within the company, but there are an array of possibilities, so as long as you know the right people and where you want to go, you can move around.

Advice to Management

Due to the sites being so spread out, it's hard to advance in career. Possibly have specializations amongst the different sites.

Other Employee Reviews for Fidelity Investments

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fidelity offers plenty of opportunities to grow, and rise in the ranks. Their benefits are one of the top reasons to stay at Fidelity. They really value their employees, and try to make sure they are being taken care of. Their pay is good, although not the best out there. They don't require you to work as many hours as other investments firms to make more money.

    Cons

    Fidelity has certain career paths are that almost set in stone. There isn't a whole lot of deviation from what they've outlined as the path you need to take to move upward. It would be good if management would recognize the efforts in other divisions, and reward those that are doing well with opportunities for advancement.
    You almost have to work quite a bit of overtime in order to stand out as a top performer. There is no 40-hour work weeks for the successful there. They do pay OT however, so the pay is nice if you have the time to work the extra hours.

    Advice to Management

    It would be good to add some hours for volunteer time that would be paid. Fidelity is big on community involvement, but they expect you to do that stuff on the weekends.


  2. "Overall, one of the best places to work for business or IT"

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

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

    Pros

    A privately owned thriving large company that is always trying to improve, not afraid to take risks and grow in new directions. It's essentially a meritocracy so if you are willing to work hard and be flexible you can succeed with it. Industry comparable salary and good benefits, a decent work environment overall.

    Cons

    If you don't like the organizational structure you are working in, just wait 6 months and it will change.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to ideas coming from the ground up (the company is doing better in this regard, still needs to improve)

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