Capital One Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2020

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Capital One Founder, Chairman & CEO Richard D. Fairbank
Richard D. Fairbank
4,364 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance; always talk of not emailing after work hours(in 1190 reviews)

  • "Innovation freedom to try out new things great benefits 7(in 802 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, benefits, projects and environment

    Cons

    very top down culture. No room for enablement.

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  2. "They take care of you, and it's a good place to grow when starting out"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great place to grow when starting - talented developers/designers - established products - great pay - great benefits, cool HQ

    Cons

    - tech gets a little stagnant or old, comes from the top-down management


  3. "Performance management is blind"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Owner in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stuffy culture but a cushy job

    Cons

    Middle management will learn on your back

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  4. "Excellent Company!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, very young teams!

    Cons

    Pace is a bit too high, lots of red tape

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Site Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, wonderful colleagues, great culture

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement due to job location

  6. "Company with good culture and ok tech"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great culture and work life balance. People really care about each other and are willing to help out, whether it's in problem solving or mentorship.

    Cons

    You work with a lot of legacy code. This slows down development even if you're building a new system, since it'll inevitably depend on a legacy system. Legacy code also requires a lot of maintenance to keep it compliant with the never ending cyber mandates. So a lot of dev time is spent working on cyber stories instead of development.

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  7. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Ambassador 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    customer service focused, stress free, fun environment, benefits, opportunities to step up and lead and take on challenges that most people won't. Cap 1 encourages self development

    Cons

    Dealing with customers nonsense all day Things always changing Not much opportunity anymore in retail banking Cap

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  8. "Good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Houston, TX

    I worked at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    good compensation and easy interview process

    Cons

    bad work life balance and management

  9. "Good company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager Data Science in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Capital One full-time

    Pros

    Good benefit and fast promotion

    Cons

    Work load is kind of too much

  10. Helpful (2)

    "Kill the fake Diversity & Inclusion mantra"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Process Manager in Plano, TX

    I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Technologically advanced. Great benefits and work life balance.

    Cons

    People can't speak their mind for fear of judgment. It gets more male and lighter skinned the way up the ladder. Very cliquey environment.

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