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Fidelity Investments Reviews

Updated Dec 13, 2019

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3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
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Fidelity Investments CEO Abby Johnson
Abby Johnson
2,585 Ratings
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  • "It is basically a call center unless you move up into a position in a branch(in 241 reviews)

  • "work/life balance can periodically be off kilter(in 198 reviews)

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  1. "System Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment,work life balance, healthy and safe environment

    Cons

    Need to be more transparent on job roles.

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    Fidelity Investments2014-01-20
  2. "Strict timings even for IT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time

    Pros

    Good name in resume Tech oriented

    Cons

    Has strict working hours On site managers especially Indians rule over the team like a dictator. No one from offshore dare to say a word All waiting for promotion only

    Fidelity Investments2019-03-07
  3. "Okay overall"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility in timings. Not much stress in work. Depends on team though

    Cons

    They will just say innovation. But all are just for showcase. Management just works for achieving goals and actually not thinking about real use product. And they hire graduates from NIT,IIT and give same provide same salary as an experienced person though the former has very less work and less efficient in work.

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    Fidelity Investments2019-02-26
  4. "Good company"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fidelity Investments

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    No flexible work life balance

    Fidelity Investments2018-02-22
  5. "Investment Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time

    Pros

    Lots of global travel, good to work in a globally connected analyst team

    Cons

    very process driven, not always focused on true stock picking very management heavy, the layer of management is unneccesarily thick and bureaucratic

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    Fidelity Investments2017-09-22
  6. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer/Developer 

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good working environment, Work life balance, work from home option and safe environment

    Cons

    Less fun activities or engagement with employees

    Fidelity Investments2017-02-07
  7. Helpful (209)

    "Great career-starting company"

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    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Smithfield, RI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits including profit sharing and bonuses are great. The breadth of this company provides a great opportunity to try out different career paths or boost your current one.

    Cons

    In my current role, I am working overtime more often than I'd like with recognition that seems to only go so far until it sizzles out. That may be tied to the size of the company itself, where promotions work in a "trickle down" manner.

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    Fidelity Investments2018-06-11
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Hard work is rewarded"

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    Former Employee - Director, Project & Program Management in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    In recent years, there has been a greater focus on creating opportunities for employees to explore roles in other parts of the organization. Great customer-focused company.

    Cons

    A recent organizational shift to an agile model was seismic, and has taken time for roles / responsibilities and operating norms to settle.

    Fidelity Investments2019-12-10
  9. "Great company to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time

    Pros

    Work-Life balance Work culture is great

    Cons

    1.professional growth is slow 2.skills to job matching is very much required

    Fidelity Investments2019-12-13
  10. "Great place for first job/starting career"

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    Current Employee - Retirement Representative in Merrimack, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits including 401k matching, health benefits, PTO. Training is thorough and prior experience is not necessary to succeed.

    Cons

    It can be difficult to advance if you are not interested in sales.

    Fidelity Investments2019-12-13
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