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comScore Reviews

Updated November 9, 2014
Updated November 9, 2014
137 Reviews
3.2
137 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/ Life balance is there and we get laptops to work from home for any emergencies (in 12 reviews)

  • Most coworkers are very smart, a lot to learn from them; laid back work environment (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Lousy work-life balance, no training or support for promising rising stars (in 10 reviews)

  • can have long hours depending on client and project (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to be

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

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Relaxed atmosphere
    -Easy access to VPs
    -Lots of responsibility early on
    -Great work-life balance
    -Leadership seems focused and diligent

    Cons

    -Salary isn't as competitive as other tech companies
    -Could offer better perks (transportation subsidy, gym membership)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more! Offer more work perks (transportation, gym membership, etc)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Still developing, but headed in the right direction.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Intern in Reston, VA

    I have been working at comScore full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Smart workforce and very flexible management (though I've heard this varies by department). Work-life balance was very good, though it can get busy during certain months. There are many opportunities to try your hand in different areas of the business and management is open to development opportunities.

    Cons

    Client expectations can sometimes be unreasonable as well as management's catering to client whims.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue rewarding employees for good work and presenting opportunities for growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior SQL Server Database Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior SQL Server Database Administrator in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic and fast paced environment.
    Intelligent and forward looking people to work with who value continued progress and innovation.
    Fun and frequent team events and casual dress code.
    Free beverages and breakfast.

    Cons

    Growth opportunities are somewhat limited.
    Training budgets are tight.
    401K is not so great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in people who work for you by providing continuous industry standard training in their field and provide more opportunities for career growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Casual yet professional

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

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    comScore is a great place to work. There is a real spirit of innovation and creativity. There are very few problems with office politics and the upper management is very accessible. Has the perks of both a small and large company. Decent time off and good benefits.

    Cons

    High amounts of customization for clients means that there is some inconsistency in certain applications within the company and poor documentation on the more advanced product details. There is a pretty steep learning curve to attain more than average proficiency.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold the sales team accountable for their screwups!! Hold the developers accountable for more transparent and thorough documentation.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Reston, VA

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with smart people. Lot of things to learn..

    Cons

    Few management people are narrow minded which doesnt allow to grow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use people well with their capabilities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great learning experience

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

    I have been working at comScore full-time

    Pros

    Exposure across broad areas of digital
    Small company feel
    High degree of flexibility in terms of hours, location, work from home

    Cons

    Stubborn and political at the top
    Only as innovative as it has to be

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop focusing on short-term stock price and focus on long-term expansion into broader digital measurement.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Overall satisfied

    Current Employee - Manager in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Reston, VA

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for, fairly informal atmosphere, work life balance, good place to learn about online & digital landscape

    Cons

    Not well defined career paths in some areas

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Growing Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Reston, VA

    I have been working at comScore full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Part of a growing industry
    Hugh network
    People are always ready to teach you new things
    Intelligent and focus driven work force

    Cons

    Benefits aren't too good
    No incentive for hard work sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Until and unless you become a big company try to resolve mid sized company issues that we face.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Focal point of innovation in the industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Vice President in Reston, VA

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Sharp, creative people with tremendous drive to creating new solutions. A playground for trailblazers. Solid meritocracy where high performers are recognized and rewarded.

    Cons

    Pressure of being first to market can create fire drills. Disconnect in communication between senior leadership and staff make it difficult for some to see their contribution to the bigger picture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better communicate corporate vision to general staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    comScore is smart but not perfect

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

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Top notch clients- top notch co workers - learning a lot - a company with a lot of bright people- I really like working for comScore- even if I have some very big cons.

    Cons

    Long hours- low pay and client expectations are not set correctly. No one ever tells a client no. Speaking up is not welcomed. You feel like things aren't open and available to most people. Little to no room to advance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow people to speak up- a lot of great people are at comScore - let them shine.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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