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Nationwide Building Society Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2019

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Nationwide Building Society CEO Joe Garner
Joe Garner
228 Ratings
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  • "Head office in Swindon, very few opportunities for progression if you didn't want to move(in 18 reviews)

  • "Senior management are in some cases Jurassic in their style(in 16 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
  4. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Mortgage Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A lot of money being put into mortgage process and systems making the job better and easier.

    Cons

    Not many cons other than lack of progression

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-17
  5. "Finance expert"

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    Current Employee - Member Services Representative in Edinburgh, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Mutual organisation there for its members

    Cons

    Not much progress so far

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-13
  6. "Good but bad pay"

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    Current Employee - Member Representative in Dundee, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice staff, managers are good

    Cons

    Pay and development and false sense of job security

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-10
  7. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dunfermline, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security, good pay, good benefits.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for progress.

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    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-06
  8. "Great way to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Senior Customer Advisor in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary Lots of benefits and discounts Progression and training Job satisfaction

    Cons

    Limited progression past a certain point

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-03
  9. "The culture is moving in the right direction"

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    Current Employee - Internal Communications Business Partner 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great employee benefits Flexible working Career development is available at all levels

    Cons

    Everyone is always 'busy' and there alot of duplication and wasted effort. Still a hierarchical culture Higher level management need to adapt and change to a more Agile way of working - this in turn will mean we can be quicker to get things done.

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    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-02
  10. "Excellent company"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, considerate of employee well being, great benefits package

    Cons

    Red tape slows things down but definite focus to improve

    Nationwide Building Society2019-08-30
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