Capital One - Webservices experience | Glassdoor.co.uk
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Webservices experience"

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    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Capital one is a place where I enjoy my work - The company policy ensures it hires really smart but personable people, so it's a fun place to work. - The working hours are pretty flexible and you can work from home. - There's no blame culture and people are really helpful and supportive in everything that needs to be done. - There's a great benefits package as well and you get loads of training designed for you...

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    Cons

    They moved office into old street in London, 2 months after I joined and in the process increasing my commute time. However, it is an awesome office.

    Capital One2017-11-16
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great company I am proud to be part of it"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great people with great vision.you will be on top of the technology.

    Cons

    Bell curve Performance review on force distribution.everybody hate it but no one has guts to say upper management. It really sucks

    Advice to Management

    Stop bell curve performance review it is not just increasing cut throats politics but decrease productivity and moral of employees

    Capital One2019-03-02
  2. Helpful (369)

    "Could be great, missed opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Product Designer in Tysons Corner, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great benefits. Lots of travel opportunity. Great for some (not for everyone)— especially for people avoiding their families or trying to have an affair. If you don't like your current team, you can often move to another one or relocate to another location. Great opportunity to learn new skills. Some of the leadership is inspiring. Nice workspaces for some.

    Cons

    Gender-biased, misguided, disorganized, competitive structure, reorgs frequent This place is trying to be a start-up with huge enterprise problems—it's awkward. Makes for a lot of wasted effort for people trying to get things done in an innovative way with business-side making the last judgment. Shiny object syndrome. Emphasis on PR moments over fixing real problems. Performance reviews lend to a gender- or personality-bias...

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    Advice to Management

    Pay attention. Don't just spend money on diversity & inclusion training — really implement some change in the culture. Get organized. Lessen reorgs. Stop acquiring other companies before you can handle what you have. You are not a tech company or a start up, just face it. Just be a better company, spend the money on hiring better engineers instead of on business people from failed start-ups who don't know how to...

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    Capital One2017-04-19

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