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Nationwide Building Society Reviews

Updated 16 Jul 2019

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Nationwide Building Society CEO Joe Garner
Joe Garner
211 Ratings
  1. "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
  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. "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
  4. "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
  5. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, challenging, fast paced

    Cons

    Not as much employee development as initially indicated

    Advice to Management

    Focus on your employees and help them achieve their career goals

    Nationwide Building Society2019-05-29
  6. "CORPORATE"

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    Former Employee - Case Handler in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people, the money, the potential to move on to bigger and better roles in other companies

    Cons

    Very corporate, sometimes stressful, very repetitive basically a sausage factory

    Advice to Management

    None, they were great

    Nationwide Building Society2019-05-09
  7. "nationwide"

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    Current Employee - Member Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great team busy branch always learning something new

    Cons

    low pay pressure constantly not rewarded enough

    Nationwide Building Society2019-05-20
  8. "Very good"

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      Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society part-time

      Pros

      Good for beginners who want secure job whilst getting skills

      Cons

      Demanding work and very little room for error

      Nationwide Building Society2019-05-05
    • "care work"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Nationwide Building Society

        Pros

        caring team work training customer care professional

        Cons

        low pay time constraints staff care non existent no breaks low mileage

        Advice to Management

        no

        Nationwide Building Society2019-06-06
      • "Where do I even start?"

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        Former Employee - Call Center Agent in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        Not really any apart from it's a job

        Cons

        1) Terrible wage of £16k 2) Asked to get to desk half an hour before shift starts, and told you are late if the obsolete computers fail to boot up 3) Too many managers that walk around and have chats rather than actually do anything 4) No scope for progression 5) 'Snitch' culture - if you make one minor mistake the employee will CC your manager in an email no matter how benign 6) Call volume extremely high while...

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        Advice to Management

        Actually do something! When the call queues are extremely high there were 4 managers... yes FOUR sat around with a calculator "Testing each other's maths skills"

        Nationwide Building Society2019-06-05
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