Number of Employees: 27,800+
Headquarters: 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, SUITE 1400, McLean, Virginia, 22102
Capital One, known officially as Capital One Financial Corporation, is a US-based bank that specializes in home loans, credit cards, auto loans, general banking and savings accounts. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One was one of the first companies to mass-market credit cards in the 1990s, making it the fourth largest business customer of the postal service. Founded in 1988 by Nigel Morris and Richard Fairbank, Capital One has since made several important mergers and acquisitions, including Wachovia and Wells Fargo.
The majority of applicants that interview for a position with Capital One report a positive interview experience. Potential employees can expect a fairly straightforward interview process consisting of a face-to-face and/or group panel interview, in which a skills test and a personality test are given. A standard interview question might include, "Tell me about a time when you had to implement a new process." Potential employees can apply online or in person, and phone interviews are sometimes conducted prior to the face-to-face interview. Some applicants who are offered positions can expect to submit to a background check.