GfK
3.0 of 5 100 reviews
www.gfk.com Nuremberg, Germany 5000+ Employees

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life/work balance is way out of balance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at GfK full-time

ProsThere is a lot of work. Encourage socializing.

ConsToo many executive VP. Need more help in operations. Work is not evenly distributed. Work to all hours in evening and weekends.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore hiring of staff below Researchers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of integration to get done after acquisition.

Vice President (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I worked at GfK full-time for less than a year


Pros: Really good and supportive folks, who know market research thoroughly. It's a large organization with lots of resources… Cons: There is so much to learn and so many good professionals with… Advice to Senior Management: Consider Steve Jobs' advice about focusing on how less is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great place to learn the ropes of quant market research

Research Manager (Current Employee)
Wayne, PA

I have been working at GfK full-time for more than a year


Pros: Fun atmosphere, emphasis on employee engagement, several activities planned each month (both company-sponsored and… Cons: Difficult working with inter-company partners (operations), sales are slow, perhaps… Advice to Senior Management: We sell ourselves to clients as being "global" though we… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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