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Nationwide Building Society Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2019

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Nationwide Building Society CEO Joe Garner
Joe Garner
205 Ratings
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  • "Senior management are in some cases Jurassic in their style(in 22 reviews)

  • "Head office in Swindon, very few opportunities for progression if you didn't want to move(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Solid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and support in role

    Cons

    Not as good as it used to be. Turning into a bank culture

    Nationwide Building Society2018-10-21
  2. "Good employer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Advisor 

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time

    Pros

    Good at promoting its employees internally.

    Cons

    The systems used do not contribute fully to productuvity.

    Nationwide Building Society2019-06-13
  3. "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good colleagues and managers who are supportive.

      Cons

      There are none that I can think of.

      Nationwide Building Society2018-09-07
    • "Enjoyable"

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      Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Hackney, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Very good way of learning about the banking industry

      Cons

      Becomes very repetitive and you would want to find new challenges

      Nationwide Building Society2019-06-19
    • "Good company"

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      Current Employee - Financial Crime Analyst 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Great pension package. Lots of opportunity to move around if you want. Understanding company.

      Cons

      Can be cliquey and mostly men in higher rolls

      Advice to Management

      To be fairer when promoting and giving development opportunities

      Nationwide Building Society2019-06-13
    • "Study support/pension"

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      Current Employee - Accountant 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

      Pros

      Strong pension contributions and full study support to cover all needs

      Cons

      2 year lock in after qualification date on study fees

      Nationwide Building Society2019-06-09
    • "It's alright"

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      Current Employee - Senior Customer Consultant in Northampton, England

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Bonus each year. good holiday, great for social life.

      Cons

      Stress and feeling like a number.

      Nationwide Building Society2019-06-16
    • "Poor Pay"

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      Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Macclesfield, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Nice people to work with

      Cons

      Low pay and too many targets

      Advice to Management

      reduce targets!

      Nationwide Building Society2019-06-13
    • "Good culture"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

      Pros

      Great people and benefits packages

      Cons

      Slow to do things and deliver change

      Nationwide Building Society2019-05-22
    • "Decent job"

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      Former Employee - Claims Representative 

      I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Lot of opportunity if you stay awhile

      Cons

      I didn't like the hours

      Nationwide Building Society2019-05-21
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