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Nationwide can be a great place if you are on the fast track, work hard, and things go well for the company.

Associate (Current Employee) Columbus, OH

Prosthey are a financially sound company that should be around for many years to come

the upcoming merger of Nationwide Mutual and NFS should help remove some of the short-term focus that has dogged NF of late

Columbus, Ohio is a great place to live and raise a family

Constheir compensation policy is to target midpoint pay levels based upon lagged market studies, so they are always behind in market pay

pay is becoming more performance based - unfortunately, this means that you can work really hard and end up with a cut in pay if the stock market heads south or if the wind blows the wrong way

Advice to Senior Managementtake care of the employees - some managers constantly expect more and more work out of their employees and limit their ability to have a life outside of work

incentive compensation plan overly punishes employees when things do not go well and does not adequately reward them enough when business is going well

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    Nationwide killed the loyal employee

    Processor (Former Employee) Portland, OR

    I worked at Nationwide

    Pros: When I started years ago, the company really showed their appreciation for their employees. Great benefits, % match on investments, flexible time management and… Cons: Upper Management keeps reinventing the wheel without taking the time to actually look at what is already in place. They give employees surveys, then… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your people! Instead of paying outside consultants, poll your own employees for ideas and ways to better manage departments and projects, and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Get the business in gear and could be great

    Systems Engineering Manager (Current Employee) Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Nationwide

    Pros: Somewhat stable as a fairly large company. Layoffs have happened, but typically those laid off have a good bit of warning that it's a… Cons: Smal profit potential in industry leads to constant expense focus - cutting costs eventually ends up at cutting people. While some of the philosophies, mission,… Advice to Senior Management: Cooperate - quite duplicating or competing with other lines of business in… More
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