National City

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National City Reviews

90 Reviews
3.3
90 Reviews
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National City Chairman, President, and CEO Peter E. Raskind
Peter E. Raskind
37 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great People and good work life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • The hours are good and they offer good benefits package (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • PNC took over and destoryed the department I worked in now we a no more then customer service reps (in 5 reviews)

  • Currently going through a merger with PNC and a lot is unknown (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Wonderful

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National City

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere with nice employees

    Cons

    Pay was not very significant

    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    very good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at National City part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    excellent hours and great management

    Cons

    bank was sold, all employees laid off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    National City Bank had a Great IT department!

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    Former Employee - P/A, Q/A in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - P/A, Q/A in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at National City as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Highly organized IT department using true design and test teams. Smart, focused people doing interesting conceptual work.

    Cons

    The bank was killed by sub-prime loans, the corpse was given to PNC Bank by the FEDS. I was there at the end when whole floors of people were laid off at once. Kinda' like the end of the world.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    [sub-prime loans], if it sounds to good to be true, it is. Greed is one of the several deadly sins, remember, pigs get feed, hogs get slaughtered. When I looked at a Condo loan with an ARM and a balloon. I knew there was a problem.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    Used to be a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National City full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and great staff. They really had their stuff together but in the end it all fell apart

    Cons

    One word. PNC. They came in and pretty much ruined everything. Technology went back 10 years.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    National City Bank now goes by name of PNC.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Residential Loan Coordinator in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Residential Loan Coordinator in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at National City full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The best reason to work there is that it is a job and you get paid.
    The benefits are good.

    Cons

    Very little diversity, or flexibility in the work schedule.
    Not easy to advance and when there are heavy workloads there is mandatory overtime .
    Compensation is tight.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be open to your employees ideas and be more flexible with scheduling.
    Offer more training opportunities and career related classes for free .

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Analyst position provided good credit training.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at National City full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Credit Training
    Opportunity to contribute right away

    Cons

    Stock Option wipe out was not motivating for good long time employees

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Horrible Boss, very sales oriented

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Licensed Financial Consultant in Bridgeville, PA
    Former Employee - Licensed Financial Consultant in Bridgeville, PA

    I worked at National City full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Decent people and some opportunity for growth

    Cons

    If you get stuck in a bad branch, it can be hell

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of overbearing branch managers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Lacked leadership and direction. No growth opportunities.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chicago, IL

    I worked at National City part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Close and tight relationships with each customer allowed for better service.

    Cons

    Customer-centric services sometimes lead to situations where customers would demand ridiculous requests to be done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership needed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great Company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at National City full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great People and good work life balance

    Cons

    Reorganization centralized many jobs to Pittsburgh

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Entry level experience for commercial banking industry

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at National City

    Pros

    The benefits are better than the those provided at bank they bought MidAmerica Bank.

    Cons

    National city it not headquartered in Illinois so no corporate jobs available other than relocation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open to working students because they are working and attending school to achieve more in life.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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