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Nationwide Building Society Reviews

Updated 13 Sep 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. "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
  2. "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
  3. "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.

    Advice to Management

    Value your staff

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-06
  4. "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
  5. "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.

    Advice to Management

    Performance manage your poor performers better, this will help improve the work/life balance for those that are considered reliable & good at their job.

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-02
  6. "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
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time

    Pros

    Bonuses, location, employee engagement

    Cons

    Hard sell, targets, poor work life balance

    Nationwide Building Society2019-08-30
  8. "Not all rosy"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Time off policies very good Pension is extremely generous

    Cons

    Salary far below the industry benchmark, with refusal to rectify resulting in dozens of experienced employees leaving Job security minimal as a result of consecutive redundancy programmes

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-13
  9. "Ok"

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    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society

    Pros

    -Discount on flex plus monthly account fee -Some people you work with are lovely -free parking

    Cons

    -Soo many snitch’s -Progression is available if your in a relationship with someone high up -Managers can be very petty and patronising -Abusive customers

    Advice to Management

    Please be understanding of your staff and not patronising

    Nationwide Building Society2019-08-29
  10. "Good to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time

    Pros

    Good to work in Nationwide

    Cons

    No Points as of now

    Nationwide Building Society2019-08-28
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