What might it be like to Work at Capital One?

A history and review of Capital One's recruitment incentives for Associates

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Introducing Capital One

Introducing Capital One

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What makes Capital One Unique

We believe there are many compelling reasons to choose Capital One over other graduate employers - of course we would. But the fact is, as much as we'd like to steer your choice, where's best for you will ultimately be a very personal decision. There are differences, however, which we've put in the chart below - which will hopefully help you see what's on offer.

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  • Early involvement in strategic projects
  • Smart, motivated associates
  • Mix of colleagues, culutral diversity

  • Develop a career from one base,
  • Extensive travel
  • Reasonable hours, focus on work-life balance
  • Culture is achievement-oriented
  • Culture of 'move up or out'
  • Culture of steady promotion

  • Immediate learning on the job supported by extensive training and career management
  • Well-managed graduate development programme
  • Early exposure to senior people
  • Highly competitive rewards
  • Promotion based on merit


  • Entrepreneurial and creative atmosphere
  • Constant challenge to innovate

Our culture

"Capital One provides the best of all worlds. We offer challenge, dynamism, diversity, hard work and early responsibility. But we also offer a strong team spirit, a no-blame culture, a balanced lifestyle and perhaps, most importantly, the chance to have fun. We consistently involve our people in everything we do, and ask them how we could make Capital One even better.

We constantly innovate. This creates an environment that embraces change and a continual need for flexibility. It also means there are opportunities for you to work on a range of interesting and stimulating projects; many of which will be simply ground breaking. We value entrepreneurship and aim to recruit people who not only have smart ideas, but the drive and determination to make them a reality. You'll be encouraged to develop and grow alongside the company. As a result, we're not afraid to promote young people who are great at their jobs and develop their careers based on merit and ability."

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