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Nielsen Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
1,345 Reviews
3.3
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They have a great work life balance with work from home options available (in 89 reviews)

  • Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home when necessary (in 77 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is challenging given the workload is often too much (in 110 reviews)

  • depending on your role, you could be working long hours in some stressful environments (in 70 reviews)

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  1.  

    Nielsen is an Academy Company providing world-class services globally.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Tampa, FL

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

    Pros

    Provides the ability to interact with a bunch of different cultures and access to different types of technology.

    Cons

    Ability to be promoted through entry level positions to management in a suitable time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide a way for associates looking to be promoted and grow through the company entry level positions to management in a suitable time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Great atmosphere to work in

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Always room for advancement based on your merits and not on who you know or seniority. Mangement listens to the needs of the employees and does their best to accomodate everyone.

    Cons

    Some late hours and demanding working conditions not unlike any other job dealing with the eneral public.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep an open diaolg with the field, it is easy to lose touch and have the field reps feel that no one is listening.

  3.  

    Great Company

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

    I have been working at Nielsen

    Pros

    lots of autonomy. Great company.

    Cons

    need to be very good at managing your time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Nielsen Response

    Jan 14, 2015Vice President, Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your feedback! We strive to provide a great deal of autonomy to our associates, so great to hear that is your experience.

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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Total autonomy

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Field Representative in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Given freedom to work from home set schedule. If your self motivated and organized you will do well.

    Cons

    6 week training does little to prep for daily work tasks and pressures.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make time on a monthly basis to monitor new employee progress and development.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    This company offers jobs that are great for students

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Survey Writer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Survey Writer in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Nielsen

    Pros

    - ok salary
    - awesome flexible schedule
    -work at home

    Cons

    - can be repetetive
    - sitting on computer for 3hr +
    - no other just do ur job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As long as your bilingual and can speak read english french

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great first job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Nielsen

    Pros

    learn a lot and lots of growth

    Cons

    unorganized
    lack of vacation time
    promotional salary increase

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Nielsen Response

    Jan 14, 2015Vice President, Talent Acquisition

    Thanks much for providing your feedback...both positive and constructive. Very glad you are feeling how much opportunity there is for growth and development - it abounds! Nielsen strives to provide ... More

  8.  

    Have been with Nielsen for over 7 years...love the company, the people, the culture, and the strategy!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH

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

    Pros

    People, talent, and culture - innovative, challenging, and fun

    Cons

    Often need to go above and beyond to deliver value for clients....challenging, but rewarding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep investing in talent and culture - stay connected to the teams

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)
    Current Employee - Manager in Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

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

    Pros

    I was very happy working for Nielsen

    Cons

    None that I am aware of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    research analyst

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

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    work life balance is nice

    Cons

    cannot think of any right now

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nielsen

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

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Good company, offer great products

    Cons

    Could be more focused on advancement opportunities

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