Nationwide Building Society Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Nov 11, 2021

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Nationwide Building Society  Chief Executive Joe Garner
Joe Garner
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  • "Flexible working for work life balance(in 112 reviews)

  • "Flexible working arrangements; great benefits package(in 68 reviews)

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  • "none, Nationwide is a fantastic employer(in 52 reviews)

  • "Progression difficult if role less visible at head office(in 30 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Nov 11, 2021 - Infrastructure Engineer in Swindon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of upskillng opportunities Great management and work life balance Remote work

      Cons

      Slow pace environment No other cons

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great working environment.

      Oct 28, 2021 - Mortgage Representative in Swindon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent Pension scheme, Good work-life balance, Great team working environment, Supporttive manager.

      Cons

      Can't think of any yet.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Oct 21, 2021 - Member Representative in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Have great work life balance

      Cons

      Under paid for amount of work you do

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good company to work for

      Oct 25, 2021 - Engineering Manager in Swindon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good employer, good work life balance

      Cons

      Low paid jobs, lack of growth

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Poor work life balance - misleading

      Oct 8, 2021 - Mortgage Advisor in Maidstone, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits package and holiday

      Cons

      They enforce terrible working hours on yiu, all while publicly stating they offer a great work life balance. This destroyed moral and resulted in mass people leaving. They had many more people wanting redundancy They was available

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Work/Life Balance

      Sep 9, 2021 - Data Strategist in Swindon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work/life balance Lots of job prospects to choose from Culture of accountable freedom Culture of training opportunities

      Cons

      Siloed working environments Limited pay scales Limited benefits Large technical legacy estate Limited agility

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Decent employer

      Aug 27, 2021 - Finance Manager in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent pension Flexibility Home working Family friendly Work life balance People

      Cons

      Progression can be stilted by red tape, having to interview for promotion

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good caring culture - remote working

      Aug 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company for work life balance, WFH permanenty

      Cons

      It can feel a bit directionless, full on WFH does have it's cons - i.e you don't have the same bond with team members and if you're a new member it is a lot harder to get up and running

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great culture

      Jul 29, 2021 - Secretary in Swindon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Varied work, good benefits, gym on site, profess food work-life balance, will support training

      Cons

      No clear career path in this profession; parking was oversubscribed and often long queues out at night

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    10. 4.0
      Current Contractor, less than 1 year

      Trying hard to deliver change at pace

      Jul 28, 2021 - Analyst in Swindon, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Cooperative culture Good work life balance Flexible home working

      Cons

      Can get bogged down by governance

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