National Australia Bank Reviews

Updated 1 May 2020

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3.5
62%
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance for most junior positions, but ramps up quickly as you gain tenure(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good working culture and nice working environment(in 8 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Yes"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Direct Banker in Melbourne

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good Fun little bit too

    Cons

    Not bad Yeah I’ll let ya

  2. "Endless opportunity to gain worthwhile experience."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Senior Project Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time

    Pros

    A wide variety of projects across many aspects of technology. The calibre of people recruited is good.

    Cons

    As is the case with many large organisations, it can take a long time for things to get done.

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  3. "Work life balance but boring"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work-life balance and various roles available

    Cons

    Work is rigid and boring sometimes. Expect you know everything during the interview but after onboard only need minor things to work on a daily basis. Bad "ignore" culture - inter-team communication and collaboration are awful.

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  4. "Good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Bank Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very good structure and salary

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  5. "Nab review"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities to progress and supportive management

    Cons

    Large organisation which can at times be difficult to navigate

  6. "Good team"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Lead 

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Met great people, new challenges

    Cons

    The organisation wasn’t valuing people

  7. "Always at risk of Redundancy"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Banking Advisor in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are nice, you can work from HomeX

    Cons

    Not much career growth, low salary compared to other banks, very target oriented

  8. "Catching up"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good perks. Work on dynamic tech projects

    Cons

    Lots of cronyism based on tenure. Lots of incompetence promoted up. No clear career pathways.

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  9. "Over-reliant on small subset of good people"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time

    Pros

    Culture Good work life balance for most junior positions, but ramps up quickly as you gain tenure. Salaries at or above market (CBA usually give you a title prior to adjusting your salary upwards, with NAB it’s concurrent)

    Cons

    Like any large corporate, slow to move KYC process Historical underinvestment in technology (e.g. next gen)

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  10. "Mortgage lender"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - good training - friendly co workers -RDO -good to get your foot through and gain experience

    Cons

    -hard to progress - you are as good as the sales you achieve on the week , no matter how many other matrix you are achieving at . - it’s definitely who you know and suck up To not what you know. -constant change of direction and management

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