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Challenging environment, until they kick you out

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Former Employee - Principal Architect (IT) in Boston, MA (US)
Former Employee - Principal Architect (IT) in Boston, MA (US)

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

Pros

Good challenging work. If you thrive on pressure, this is good for you. You should be able to get opportunities to work on new and interesting tasks. Compensation is good - bonus and benefits.

Cons

It seems that management learned to avoid plant-closing laws by phasing their layouts over time. From roughly 2009 through 2011, we would hear about a layoff at one business group or another on the first Tuesday of each month. Later in 2011 and 2012. there was a heavy push on "site strategy", where they were moving jobs out of Boston and other Northeast offices to Texas, North Carolina and offshore. Lots of disruption with that.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Too much change for the sake of change.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    tGreat learning experience and environment

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    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people, fast pace environment, great culture

    Cons

    Lack of direction and guidance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Keep your head down here and pick your fights wisely

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fidelity Investments

    Pros

    Demanding place. Will get the best out of you, usually. Great benefits especially for longer tenured employees.

    Cons

    Can be a snake pit when management sets one group against the other. Keep your eyes open.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should take the whole Kaizen thing a bit more seriously.

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