On this team, managers serve as soundboards and support systems, encouraging members to bounce ideas around and ask questions. When it comes to getting work done, leaders focus on keeping goals in view while giving individuals the flexibility to explore projects of interest. Paired with the online courses and training, mentorship inside Capital One helps employees take their careers up a notch.
With a team as passionate about learning as this one, gatherings most often involve textbook book clubs, trivia, and museum trips—but happy hours and sports outings still make it on the schedule. The informal, family-like office environment is common at Capital One, but each office’s culture is reflective of its people—down to the snacks offered and weekend camping trip activities.