Nationwide Reviews

Updated October 21, 2014
Updated October 21, 2014
715 Reviews
3.6
715 Reviews
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Nationwide CEO & Director Steve Rasmussen
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353 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work life balance was better than average, especially for non-salaried employees (in 85 reviews)

  • Very good benefits (they match 50% of your 401k up to 6% and also have an employer funded pension) (in 38 reviews)


Cons
  • Workloads are often not manageable & work/life balance doesn't exist especially in management (in 29 reviews)

  • Upper management talks about core values and hard work but upper management has no values (in 27 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good for a first job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nationwide

    Pros

    Cool envirorment, clean, fun, relaxing

    Cons

    Minimum wage, no hours, short breaks.

  2.  

    Great environment to work in.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Developer, IT Applications in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Developer, IT Applications in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Nationwide as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people. Fun place to be. Good opportunities to move within the company from one field to another.

    Cons

    Mediocre pay and outdated on technologies used

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Many locations for employment. Great benefits and great opportunities for brand new college grads. I would recommend this company to anyone willing to work hard to move up.

    Cons

    If you are working other then the main location your positions has the ability to be transitioned to main campus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nationwide is truly on your side as an employee too!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Columbus, OH

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

    Pros

    At Nationwide, it prides itself on protecting what matters most to the members, however I have the same as true as an employee. Specially, in Marketing, the organization's leadership shares information, encourages training, and promotes work life balance. Working from home when necessary is never a problem. There is a training budget that it's accessible. And the work environment is collaborative and friendly.

    Cons

    Every position and every company will have its own set of challenges. My experience has been management is willing to help remove barriers when issues are raised. Each year we take an employee engagement survey via a third party. Those results are shared with the leaders anonymously st that they address the issues. I have witnessed sincere change.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Help Desk Analyst in Dublin, OH
    Current Employee - Help Desk Analyst in Dublin, OH

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

    Pros

    Nationwide has a great company culture. Management truly cares that you do well and are happy.

    Cons

    Hard to move up. people tend to stay in position for long time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Software Developer

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nationwide

    Pros

    Stable and comfortable working environment

    Cons

    Lack of incentive to push selves to the best

  8.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Consultant in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Nationwide full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The Culture is outstanding. Great opportunites

    Cons

    There are no cons I can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Underwriter in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Underwriter in Duluth, GA

    I have been working at Nationwide full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Nationwide has great training programs and a pretty relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Satellite offices have very limited upward mobility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nationwide is on your side and I believe it!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    I have been at Nationwide for almost ten years...

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nationwide

    Pros

    I have been at Nationwide for almost ten years and love working there. The work life balance is definitely valued there.

    Cons

    Advancing internally is quite the challenge. You must network.

  11.  

    Great employer

    Current Employee - Consultant Systems Engineer in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Consultant Systems Engineer in Columbus, OH

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

    Pros

    Working with my customers and personal growth.

    Cons

    Can be bureaucratic at times

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