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National Australia Bank Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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  • Regional management didnt seem to care to much for the front house employees, systems are putdated compared to other banks, work life balance hard (in 7 reviews)

  • Red Tape; Systems needing improved; over reliance in self service when it is difficult to actually find info; large number of restructures (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at National Australia Bank as an intern

    Pros

    has good company environment and nice people

    Cons

    not be given much responsibilities


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Wealth Advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time

    Pros

    Open to work life balance options

    Cons

    Still an old boys club

  3. "Senior Associate"

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

    I worked at National Australia Bank full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people and clear career advancements.

    Cons

    Bonus not so high and small operation outside of Australia


  4. "Summer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at National Australia Bank as an intern

    Pros

    - great culture
    - friendly colleagues
    - lunch and learn sessions
    - structured internship program

    Cons

    - not a lot to do
    - no return offer


  5. "Resource Management Analyst"

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

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Positive vibe, flexible working arrangement, supportive network, good culture

    Cons

    Programs on Rewards and remuneration can be improved, top down communications have improved but can be better.

    Advice to Management

    Less hierarchy may improve the change implementation process and improve communications


  6. "Business Banking Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, career prospects, technology , size

    Cons

    Sales driven, pressure, under staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Good management


  7. Helpful (20)

    "Great company to work for. Innovative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fair to employees and empowering culture. Strong company values and excellent support of personal work-life situations. Willing to invest in technology to provide great customer experiences.

    Cons

    Being a large organization, NAB suffers some of the same issues as other very large companies in terms of slowness in decision making and execution.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to move the decision process to another level in terms of speed to final decision from initial recommendations.

  8. "Great place to work but pays well below market"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work and lots of work flexibility.

    Cons

    Pays well below market rates and not very transparent with their staff when discussing salaries.


  9. "Design lead"

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    Current Employee - Design in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Design in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice culture. Flexible working environment. Respectfully.

    Cons

    Big company move slowly


  10. "Work Life Review"

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    Current Employee - Direct Mortgage Banker in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Direct Mortgage Banker in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Australia Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is encouraged. Offering a lot of time off.

    Cons

    Pay is dismal and work is monotonous.


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