NiSource
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www.nisource.com Merrillville, IN 5000+ Employees

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NiSource President & CEO Robert C. (Bob) Skaggs, Jr.

Robert C. (Bob) Skaggs, Jr.

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58% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great Company who values employees!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NiSource

ProsVery good at encouraging and rewarding the employees. The benefits are great and the employees are friendly! Great clean environment and very safe work place. The company has multipe locations as well and are very giving! The company does a lot of charity work for lots of companies! I love my job! I plan on being here and moving up for a longg time!

ConsThe location that the building is in is very busy so around holidays we get blocked in and the traffic is horrible.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Data Analyst (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH

I have been working at NiSource full-time for less than a year

Prosgood, great company to work for

Conslong hour and low pay

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company to work for

Executive Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
Merrillville, IN

I have been working at NiSource full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVarious career opportunities. Tuition reimbursement. Excellent benefits. Great co-workers. CEO Bob Skaggs is an awesome leader.

ConsWhen jobs are eliminated or moved HR doesn't seem to be much help in trying to find everyone a new job within the company. Too much knowledge and talent is being pushed out of the company. Project bonuses not given out in a fair manner -the ones doing the heaviest lifting are usually getting the least amounts..

Advice to Senior ManagementDo not hire from the outside of the company for managment positions because the employees know the company better than the outsiders. If you're looking for fresh ideas and perspectives on how to resolve issues, brainstorming instead of blamestorming will most likely give you the right answers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Relationship based culture

Information Technology (Current Employee)
Merrillville, IN

I have been working at NiSource full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood incentive plan. Accessible management. In the past 3 years the company had been doing very well. Collaborative environment

ConsInconsistent management - depends on department. Some groups have very poor managers that do not see the larger picture.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe plan is the plan is the plan

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A carreer experience.

Construction Coordinator (Current Employee)
Toledo, OH

I have been working at NiSource

ProsPay, benefits, opportunities for advancement

ConsSome supervisors are "handed jobs" to move them out of a position they can't handle.

Advice to Senior ManagementOverall, the leadership at Nisource is doing a great job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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NiSource could be a good place again.

Chief Cook and Bottle Washer (Former Employee)
Columbus, OH

I worked at NiSource

ProsUsed to be a great place to work until they decided to outsource several departments. The pay was good and the benefits were exceptional pre 2002 when the company was Columbia Gas. It was an employee organization which was big on interaction among employees to get the job done.

ConsThey demonstrated how shortsighted they can be when they outsourced several departments then recalled almost all of the departments 2 years later when they figured out how much money they were losing but got stuck with outsourcing of the IT department due to signing a 10 year contract with the outsourcing company.

Advice to Senior ManagementTrust in your employees. Don't give in to corporate pressure.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NiSource

ProsCoworkers are friendly and generally descent people.

Consmanagers are clueless and have no direction

Advice to Senior ManagementLearn how to plan. Never seen a project come in on time and on budget. Managements expectations and deadlines are not based in reality.

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