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NiSource Reviews

Updated March 7, 2017
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Joseph Hamrock
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  • Long hours (10-12 hour days often), travel on short notice, lack of consideration for work/life balance (lip service only) (in 4 reviews)

  • Hostile work force between upper management and workforce (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great company with new management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource full-time

    Pros

    - Great work/life balance
    - Lots of training and growth opportunities
    - Flexibility to change roles/departments and get new experiences internally

    Cons

    - Depending on the team, management can be challenging to work with
    - Remoteness of some office locations

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in the training and promotion of committed and competent staff


  2. "Good experience at NiSource"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Employee benefits are great; fantastic work-life balance
    - NiSource provides opportunities to move around the organization to get a feel for different kinds of work. Good place to get a foot in the door and then move around/up the ladder.
    - Collaboration and discussion is encouraged.

    Cons

    - No formal training; training is "on-the-job."

    Advice to Management

    - Consistency in how situations are handled creates a relaxed atmosphere; if your employees do not know how you will react, they will had difficulty knowing how to work with you.
    - Leading by example


  3. "NiSource - Fuel Msmt Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NiSource full-time

    Pros

    All casual days.
    401 k has outperformed

    Cons

    Frequently changing leadership and turnovers.

    Advice to Management

    Be compassionate employer


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    "Finance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Great place to work.
    - Great benefits and work life balance
    - High performers given opportunity to rotate

    Cons

    - No real downside
    - The company was changed as a result of the separation of its pipeline business

    Advice to Management

    Give opportunities to grow. Continue to foster family atmosphere. A very good place to work.


  6. "Great benefits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, paid time off, promote from within

    Cons

    Can take a long time to move up


  7. "Very political company with little room for internal growth"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Merrillville, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Merrillville, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NiSource full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits. Large geographic area covered.

    Cons

    Political, Hire from the outside.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more effort developing employees internally. Pay and retain top performers.


  8. "Organizational Changes for the sake of change"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Market Analyst in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NiSource full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    When I started there was a strong sense of community within the entire company. Everyone was happy to support each other.

    Cons

    Management was brought in that discouraged relationships with other departments and the focus was strict to bureaucratic processes and task lists.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people. Go back to what was working before the roll out, A Christmas happy hour is not the equivalent of a Christmas party.


  9. "Great people not so great leadership and technology"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly work environment
    Hard workers
    Loyalty to the organization

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Lack of strategic leadership
    Archaic technology

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the customer and get those out of leadership who have been there forever and have no desire to do what's needed to deliver on the strategy.


  10. "Finance Intern"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, great people to work with. The internship program is well designed and organized.

    Cons

    Workload vary from time to time. I wish they could spend more time and effect on developing people. Not enough supervision from management.

    Advice to Management

    Create an atmosphere where top performers see a clear path to promotion, with coaching and encouragement to ensure you retain top talent and they don't abandon ship due to lack of "buddy network" or insight into career growth opportunities


  11. "NiSource"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Merrillville, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Merrillville, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, great people to work with

    Cons

    unsettled atmosphere,,, low morale, management does not focus on employees

    Advice to Management

    treat all employees as assets to the business



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