Capital One has been providing customized financial products since 1988 when the company was founded by Richard Fairbank (seems like a missed opportunity, right?). Ever since then, the company has been working hard to provide the best experience for not only the customers, but also the associates who work there.
Capital One is made of dreamers who dare to disrupt the status quo in order to find a better solution. The financial institution has a mission of changing the way people bank. Through combining information, technology, testing and a great team, the company works hard to provide clients customized financial products. That may be why the company is one of America's largest consumer franchises.
In order to create a culture that the company is proud of, they have committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. People love working at Capital One due to this type of environment. Everyone's voice is heard because the company believes that everyone has a unique point of view to share. This is essential when it comes to reimagining money, which is the company's goal. By infusing everyone's ingenuity, simplicity and humanity, Capital One is able to provide customers only the best.
One of Capital One's highest priorities is ensuring the workplace is one that is diverse and inclusive. "We started Capital One with a simple principle--attract great talent and give them the opportunity to be great," said Fairbank. "Embracing diversity is critical to getting the best talent. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities and customers we serve."
The associates who work at Capital One come from a variety of backgrounds all with unique perspectives and experiences. The community that the company has built is one that allows everyone to thrive. This community reflects the company's values: Excellence and Do The Right Thing. These values are represented in the diverse talent acquisition, talent management and supplier practices.
The company's commitment to representing a diverse team has been recognized by the many awards it receives every year. Just to give you a sense, Capital One has been named a Top Company for Executive Women, and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBT and Disability Inclusion. The National Minority Supplier Development Council honored the company with a Corporation of the Year award for Corporate Excellence in Access to Capital.
"I am fortunate to work with the amazing people of Capital One," said Fairbank. "To a person, they lead with their hearts and elevate those around them. Diversity in all of its forms--diversity of people and diversity of thought--will remain a foundational part of who we are and how we work."
Capital One strives to hire a great team of people, so you can rest assured you'll be working with people who are passionate about their work. The great minds who work at Capital One are constantly collaborating with one another in an effort to come up with the next big idea. They work together as a large team, and then also work on smaller teams. These teams are also known as:
At Capital One, the culture is very family-friendly. The company knows that the employees are more than just that. The team members are friends, mothers, fathers, sons, daughters and community leaders. They have interests and needs outside of work that must come first. So, the company takes great strides to ensure employees' families come before work. That's why the company takes work/life balance very seriously. At Capital One, they understand that you have another life outside of work. That's why the culture is based on caring about others.
Every day, teammates come in ready to provide great experiences for fellow teammates and customers. The culture that is fostered at Capital One is one that ensures you will be heard no matter what. In order to have an inclusive work environment, Capital One knows that every employee must feel valued and appreciated. It's safe to say that they do feel that in the open culture at Capital One.
Capital One is very family-first minded. It shows through the benefits that are offered there. For one, they're continuously trying to improve the transition from motherhood to working mother. They don't just stop at the 18 weeks of paid maternity leave. Or at the private rooms in Capital One that are designated for breastfeeding and pumping. Mothers at Capital One find themselves surrounded by support that allows them to put their most important job first (and that is being a mother).
And if you're considering becoming a mother, they have benefits for you too. The Future Moms Program is designed to give you access to registered nurses who will answer your most pressing questions. Those same nurses also will be able to help you make good choices and follow a plan of care. For all of you dads out there, Capital One hasn't forgotten about you. With 8 weeks of paid parental leave, you'll be able to really get to know your new little one.
Back to you, moms. After your 18 weeks of leave, you'll return to your work duties. But even if your normal work duties involve travel, Capital One is there by your side. Through a partnership with Milk Stork, you'll be able to ship a day's supply of fresh breast milk home to your baby. That way you don't have to worry about pre-pumping or having to travel with breast milk.
Adoptive parents and those who use a surrogate, you're up. Capital One knows both of these processes can be expensive, which tends to lead to stress. To ease your stress and help you transition into parenthood, the company offers a special reimbursement program for both paths. Full-time employees can receive up to $35,000 from the company. And that's per child of up to 3 children.
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Of the 49,301 employees at Capital One, 18.0% attended Virginia Commonwealth University. Employees at Capital One most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.
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Capital One employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Capital One employee was by Ryan Schneider. Ryan Schneider donated $40,700 to the Republican Party.
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