comScore Reviews

Updated August 17, 2015
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comScore Chief Executive Officer Serge Matta
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Pros
  • Work/ Life balance is there and we get laptops to work from home for any emergencies (in 12 reviews)

  • comScore is at the forefront of digital measurement and analytics which makes for a very exciting work environment (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance, high TO rate, over promising clients (in 10 reviews)

  • one factor that leads to long hours (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Good

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Reston, VA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work, smart people

    Cons

    Tough Economy so its tough financially on them

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a good job


  2. Helpful (2)

    Management needs a lesson in employee management

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Director in Reston, VA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very technical place - interesting work.

    Cons

    Team work is disoriented, Employees are afraid of management. Management cannot handle issues between employess. Takes drastic steps without issue resolution

    Advice to Management

    Senior Mgmt need employee handling skills.


  3. Good

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exciting products Smart people Good industry reputation

    Cons

    Not the greatest support system

    Advice to Management

    Continue supporting young talent. Nurture the future.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great Company, Interesting (and plentiful) Work, Know When to Say No

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Reston, VA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Innovative company & people -Smart co-workers -Management has direction and a plan -Gives employees ownership and opportunity to try something new -Willing to let you move around -Flexible w/ vacation and work from home -Free snacks & drinks

    Cons

    -Work/life balance -Starting salary is decent, after that, not so much -Non-salary benefits -Work/life balance -Work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    PROBLEM: Being a small company with very fast growth, comScore produces work like a start up, accepts all business like a start up, but has high sales goals. This overworks employees to the point of quitting. SOLUTION: 1. More attention needs to be given to the ability to scale work efficiently. 2. Need to be more selective in what business you're willing to take, assuming you're not willing to support it by hiring more employees


  6. Helpful (1)

    It is okay to work for ComScore

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good entry level work for college student.

    Cons

    You will be stuck when you will try to move up.


  7. Great place to start, opportunities diminish over time

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Director in Reston, VA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Solid work/life balance. Employees with ambition will get opportunities to prove themselves. (especially early on) Exciting industry to work in and lots of interesting products.

    Cons

    Hero culture. Working hard and delivering consistent results won't get you noticed. Must find a way to get assigned to new initiatives and/or be in the club to move up.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to employees outside of your circle of collegues.


  8. Helpful (2)

    It started quickly, but the learning, growth and joy tapered off just as quickly.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    wonderful, friendly coworkers; good opportunities to work with lots of research data collected from millions of global sources; very inexpensive healthcare premiums

    Cons

    very little growth opportunities for anyone hired in the past 3 years; 2 layoffs in the past 3 years; weak 401k matching (max of 1.5% of salary with 5 year vesting)

    Advice to Management

    Get expenses under control. 30% revenue is great, but expenses are growing much faster. Accept slower, smarter growth instead of spurts of fast growth followed by layoffs, hiring freezes, or salary reductions or freezes.


  9. Helpful (2)

    Great first job, but was happy to leave

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    Former Employee - Client Service Manager in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Client Service Manager in Reston, VA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Ability to work from home -"Casual" work attire every day -Young office -Cool work (digital market place) -Coworkers were fun and we often hung-out outside of work

    Cons

    -Terrible commute to Reston from the metro-DC area -Hours can be very long sometimes (12+ hour days) -No overtime -Very little acknowledgement of a job well done (upper management takes ALL THE CREDIT) -Sometimes we felt that management was being "shady" with information -Favoritism plays a role in promotions & raises the higher up you go -The work can be very mundane -VERY little variety in work (once you are placed in your "vertical" you're pretty much stuck working on the same clients over and over and over.....)

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees or they will all start leaving and heading to other companies (and not just with happy hours...how about some real recognition?)


  10. It was an ok place to work.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Great work/life balance - Fun work enviornment - Excellent health benefits

    Cons

    - Advancement opportunties - Salary - Very "cliquish"

    Advice to Management

    Create more fair advancement structure.


  11. Great if you're right out of college or have no desire to progress

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, really laid back

    Cons

    Progression is limited, get comfortable in the position you were given but expect more work

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the employees that continually exceed expectations



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