Capital One Reviews

Updated 14 Aug 2020

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3.9
75%
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93%
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Capital One Founder, Chairman & CEO Richard D. Fairbank
Richard D. Fairbank
4,295 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance; always talk of not emailing after work hours(in 1164 reviews)

  • "Innovation freedom to try out new things great benefits 7(in 791 reviews)

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  1. "Best Company I've ever worked for"

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

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

    Pros

    Live their values, cares and invests in their people ensuring all staff get quality coaching and developing vs. checking a box, gathers insights to drive it's business strategy. Voted one of the top 100 companies to work for in the US by it's own people. Now that is an endorsement...

    Cons

    No offices in Australia unfortunately.

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  2. "Good work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer in Toronto
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Capital One for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome culture and good work life balance. Not too much politics

    Cons

    Too many meetings. Development is out of scope. Backend dev can do mobile or vice versa. Red tape to get new ideas moving.

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  3. "Great company in banking industry"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Quantitative Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    The company cares about people development

    Cons

    Salary may not be competitive

  4. "Great Company to work for!"

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

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and work environment!

    Cons

    Large enterprise politics are common.

  5. "Positive work environment. Signature Consultants work with the best clients."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in McLean, VA

    I worked at Capital One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Best work environment. Signature Consultants proactively monitor progress.

    Cons

    none so far that I know of

  6. Helpful (3)

    "Great amenities, but lots of kool-aid drinking"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Richmond, VA

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay. Great campus and facilities. Good push for diversity and inclusion.

    Cons

    Slim chance of progression if you don’t buy into the culture. Performance management process is extremely outdated and antithetical to collaborative culture.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great visionary leadership"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Project Management in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great corporate vision and leadership; Seeks to be inclusive and diverse

    Cons

    Constant reorganizations of teams; Lots of back to back Zoom calls everyday pre-pandemic

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  8. "Good"

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

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

    Pros

    it is a good environment that i think is good

    Cons

    could be a better environment for me personally

  9. "Nice"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Fort Wayne, IN

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Great Excellent Wonderful Company Nice

    Cons

    None, Not really any cons I like working here

  10. "Great Place to Work"

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

    I have been working at Capital One full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Capital One has a wealth of opportunity and growth potential

    Cons

    Banking experiences are highly regulated which slows delivery speed

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