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30+ days ago

Market Research Interviewer

TNS Global United Kingdom +5 locations

Have you ever thought about where market research comes from or goes? Its our field interviewers who go and find out opinions from the general…

30+ days ago

Senior Associate Director, Qualitative TNS Scotland

TNS Global Edinburgh, Scotland

TNS has a global reach and we sit within the TNS Mercury division, working in close collaboration with our quantitative colleagues in both Edinburgh… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Software Quality Assurance Lead

TNS Global London, England

and essential duties: • Develop and lead a team of 2 offshore software QA… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Senior Associate Director, TNS BMRB – Communications Research Team

TNS Global London, England

TNS BMRB undertakes a range of social and political research for clients across Whitehall and the third sector. Through our dedicated Communications… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Director, TNS BMRB, Qualitative

TNS Global London, England

We are looking for a talented Director for our Qualitative practice – someone with a desire to lead and support business growth. You will be an… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Research Manager, Delivery

TNS Global London, England

TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and stakeholder management, based on… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Research Executive, Consumer

TNS Global London, England

Research Skills • Supports senior colleagues liaising and communicating with clients during the course of a project. • Works closely with… Glassdoor

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TNS Global London, England

s, person specification and adverts. • Extensive use of LinkedIn and other social media to drive direct recruitment. • Responsible for… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Director – TNS UK Qualitative

TNS Global London, England

The Qualitative Director supports the MD in meeting strategic objectives by leading development and profitable growth of the business. The Director… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Research Executive, TNS BMRB, Quantitative

TNS Global London

We have an exciting opportunity for a candidate with an interest in social research issues to join the TNS BMRB Policy Research team based in London… Glassdoor

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    A hard job for those with a thick skin and indifference to the details.

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    Current Employee - Interviewer in Cheltenham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Interviewer in Cheltenham, England (UK)

    I have been working at TNS Global part-time (less than an year)


    This is a casual position, you can change what days per week you work (with the exception of Saturday, mandatory with one other day of your choosing).
    The expenses cover is fair.
    Generally the people: mentors, supervisors etc seem reasonable and you are listened to more or less.


    For a company whose sole business is to write surveys they cannot apply that practically at all. In fact the Random probability surveys you will be sent out on are atrociously put together.
    Given the emphasis in training on not insulting people of leading interviews, this becomes impossible because the 'Omnibus' surveys are so exhaustive and badly written you will cease to car about what is being said, which makes motivating yourself that much harder.
    Some surveys are complete nonsense and it is evident that services are being mis-sold.
    You have to be outdoors during the weather.
    Worst of all you can be working 10 hour days when things are not well organised, which has happened a lot in the last few months. Having to research locations and inform the police or your presence makes the preparation prior to the 6 hours needed to interview, with travel time easily turn into a very long day at distant locations.
    Having to inform the police prior to interview is a major hassle and not something incorporated into your expenses.
    The phone system was completely messed up and at times when returning a call from my mobile (through my voice mail) I would be taken to the offices of Millward Brown, and not the individual who called me.
    Generally very bad communication between departments.
    Very bad IT management, hence badly written surveys.
    Very poor performance related pay rates, a better rate or equivalent basic rate could be taken into consideration.
    Was told I would have the option of continuing with a day rate past the first six weeks, this didn't happen.
    Very unsociable hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sort out the communication and don't screw people on the prospect of getting a regular pay when it's not going to happen.

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