The Nielsen Company Senior Research Analyst Interview Questions

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Senior Research Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  West Hollywood, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Hollywood, CA
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at The Nielsen Company in July 2013.

Interview Details

Through a referral, a recruiter contacted me via email for a phone interview. Phone interview was easy, about 20 minutes discussing my background and the role. A couple days later they scheduled an on-site interview, which took about 2 hours (met with the VP and director of the department), a couple days later I was scheduled for a assessment test (not a big statistics person, so I practiced for this...about 8 tricky probability questions and 2 case studies). Then, met with COO of department and another HR specialist. Was offered the position a day later.

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  • None, most of the questions seemed to be gauging my personality.   Answer Question
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Fortunately, the salary they offered was higher than what I was receiving at my previous job, but after inquiring anyways, they said it was at the highest tier the position could offer.
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    Senior Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days - interviewed at The Nielsen Company in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Was interviewed by three people. The process was somewhat haphazard.

    Interview Questions
    • How can you help fix the challenges we face...
      I was not aware of the specific challenges since they were not able to share.
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    Reasons for Declining

    Decided to stay at the current position and heard that there were many changes that were taking place there.

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    Senior Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 5 days - interviewed at The Nielsen Company in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process consisted of a phone interview which was pretty standard, followed by an analytical assessment. This assessment was mainly business math word problems and a few writing samples. The math itself wasn't very difficult but it is more about the process of working through the problems. The formal in person interview was 2 one hour interviews with various other employees and a lunch with another employee. The lunch was very informal and allowed me the opportunity to see an employees personality. Overall, a great experience. I have not begun working yet, so I don't know very much about the day to day, but I am looking forward to it.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me about how I would go about launching a product. It was an exercise in problem solving.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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