We dare to dream, disrupt and deliver a better way. Our goal is simple – bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to an industry ripe for change. Founder-led, Capital One is on a mission to help people live their best lives and build one of America’s leading information-based technology companies.
How to Get Hired
We asked Capital One Financial Corporation for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
We seek candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset who have the courage to challenge the status quo and help bring ingenuity, simplicity and humanity to banking. We know we have found a good candidate when we see a deep intellectual curiosity, a passion for our Mission, a drive for positive change and an inclination to lead with heart and humanity.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
To impress our recruiters, show us you’re willing to think big and collaborate with the dreamers and doers to reimagine money. Come to the table with an appetite for innovation, an open mind and an “others first” attitude. Be excited to join an inclusive culture that thrives on supporting our customers, teammates and communities.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We’re always looking for associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences—from recent graduates and military veterans to seasoned executives from a wide range of sectors. We believe our workforce should reflect the diverse communities and customers we serve, and so we strive to be inclusive and open to people with a variety of perspectives, ideas and lifestyles. Today, we’re especially focused on finding and recruiting the best and brightest technology talent. We’re looking for world-class software engineers, product developers, designers and data scientists to help us reimagine money and inspire life for our customers.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
We welcome prospective candidates to get to know Capital One through our extensive online presence where they’ll find photos, videos and information that brings Capital One’s culture and experience to life. Our team also appears in person (including our CEO and other senior leaders) at career events and conferences all over the country to connect directly with candidates. Candidates who are interested in applying can easily begin the application process online via our Careers site (jobs.capitalone.com) which includes tools to help them find opportunities that best align to their unique skills and experiences.