Nationwide Financial Reviews

Updated June 17, 2015
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Nationwide Financial CEO Steve S. Rasmussen
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Pros
  • Sometimes the work/life balance could be better (in 6 reviews)

  • Great people and a great leadership team (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • You may not get rich at Nationwide, but you can make good money and have a work life balance (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Sr Analyst

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company. Competitive pay, great benefits, great environment

    Cons

    Standard corporate America problems that you'd expect of any Fortune 100 organization.


  2. Member Care Rep

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Environment Great Culture Great Pay and Benefits The Pro's out weight the cons

    Cons

    Career Growth is Limited unless you are mobile


  3. Requirements Analyst

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    Current Employee - Requirements Analyst in Dublin, OH
    Current Employee - Requirements Analyst in Dublin, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Financial full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun environment, stable job, growing company, many learning opportunities.

    Cons

    salary and time off seem lower than other places

    Advice to Management

    Review the work life balance policy. If pay is not able to be increased, please consider increasing the time off allowed per year.


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  5. Great place to work in

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employee Engagement, Inputs appreciated and encouraged, Team-oriented ethos

    Cons

    A little bit of power-struggle with Associates, minor insecurities with folks who have worked longer in the organization, that being normal in most places.


  6. Requirements Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Financial part-time

    Pros

    Challenging work, cross functional team

    Cons

    Slow paced, laid back culture

    Advice to Management

    Get all employees well involved with the vision of the company.


  7. Specialist

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Financial full-time

    Pros

    Management really does care about its people. Job growth on every level and hard work is rewarded. Flexible shifts with possible work from home options.

    Cons

    No clear job paths. Takes a lot of work to understand the business and understanding your impact can be hard at times.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work motivation wise. Make sure to empathize with the daily stresses of the job and not expect miracles without providing the tools for success.


  8. Great Experience in the Financial Services Industry

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    State of the Art Training. This company offers the best products and training in the industry. It is an independent 1099 position but the tools to succeed are offered. Success is a matter of effort.

    Cons

    Being attached to an independent agent and having to leave your business if you move to another company.

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. Nationwide Financial 2015

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    Current Employee - Investment Associate in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Investment Associate in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nationwide Financial full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Positive growing business that thinks long term. Committed to associate and their development.

    Cons

    Slow to innovate in some markets and products will lag behind competition.

    Advice to Management

    Look to be a market leader and leverage unique capabilities to create innovative products and services.


  10. Very interested and time oriented

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    Current Employee - Staff Auditor in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Staff Auditor in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the work life balance is incredible, you go out and drink with co-workers after a long day at they office they matched 6% your 401K

    Cons

    the compensation is ofter low comparing peers in the same industry offices are old, and not very technological equiped

    Advice to Management

    you need to focus more in social ethical status


  11. We help people prepare for and live in retirement.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The best in financial services.

    Cons

    Nothing is wrong with this firm.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing.



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