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NiSource Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Employee benefits are great; fantastic work-life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • Growing company with great people and good pay (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Pay a little below market, but some might argue that the work-life balance and other employee-focused treatment makes the lower pay worth it (in 4 reviews)

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

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  1. "Great Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NiSource full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic work/life balance, company really cares about employee satisfaction, tons of room for growth, encouragement from management to pursue careers outside of current role, great business planning

    Cons

    Very meeting heavy organization, fear of accepting projects without several layers of approval, issues with consistency across different business units.

    Advice to Management

    Get all business units on to the same page and encourage projects to proceed without needing so many meetings, reviews and approvals


  2. "Pros and Cons of NiSource"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NiSource full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Inclusive and collaborative team environment

    Good and strong leadership roles

    Good Benefits & Compensation

    Cons

    Salary Range typically unlisted on applications

    Training could be more effective while in the classroom

    Advice to Management

    Continue applying collaborative and inclusive measures of leadership to strengthen the cohesion amongst team members while preventing employee burnout by engaging in events in and out of work.

  3. "Good experience at NiSource"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  4. "Very Fun and Enjoyable Work Environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Intern - Rates and Contracts in Merrillville, IN
    Former Intern - Rates and Contracts in Merrillville, IN

    I worked at NiSource as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Work with individuals from different educational backgrounds from engineering to business and more
    -A lot of room for advancement or switching departments for a better fit
    -Extremely helpful and energetic coworkers who have a genuine interest in the company
    -Really value employees (even interns) and pay extremely well

    Cons

    I didn't find there to be any cons and would love to work at NiSource again.


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    "Finance"

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    • 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. "Business Analysis"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Merrillville, IN
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Merrillville, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NiSource as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    short projects that you can control

    Cons

    have some management issues, a lot of managers


  7. "Finance Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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

  8. "Fantastic company to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Merrillville, IN
    Current Employee - Director in Merrillville, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NiSource full-time

    Pros

    NiSource is a great place to work and grow a fruitful career. From the top of the house down, I work for good people that give a damn about me and my family. Work/life balance is taken seriously. Employee safety is our number one priority.

    Cons

    Very few negatives. All companies have them. I think it is up to me to find ways to work around negative issues.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. Our stock is doing great, the company of hitting it's numbers, and we're growing.


  9. "Billing Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Learned new skills to take to my next position. Learned that sometimes a good thing can block the doors to a great new adventure.

    Cons

    Parking can suck during events. Expect some to work harder than others, lack of contribution is rewarded.


  10. "Good teamwork atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work life balance and sense of community

    Cons

    Regulatory scrutiny places a burden on all aspects of the company.


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