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Good company, relatively low stress environment

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Current Employee - Category Specialist in Port Washington, NY
Current Employee - Category Specialist in Port Washington, NY

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

Pros

Great work life balance,
Most colleagues are pleasant to be around.

Cons

NPD is a bureaucratic, slow moving institution.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

none.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Highschool Clique Atmoshpere- Inadequate Managers. No training provided.

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    Former Employee - Manager of Operations In the Vide/Games Sector in Port Washington, NY
    Former Employee - Manager of Operations In the Vide/Games Sector in Port Washington, NY

    I worked at NPD full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    good pay, nice parking, nice office

    Cons

    I was hired in the Video Games Sector. Be careful of this department- it is a bunch of recent college graduates and this is their first job. They are very gossipy, unprofessional and play favorites. After 9 days of employment, a manager (who i had NO communication or interaction with) spoke to me in a very unprofessional manner. She actually sent me an email that said in all capital letters "WE NEED TO TALK". They provided absolutely NO training. There idea of training.. is to have a 21 year old train you- who is intimidated by you, and feels that their job is being threatened. Good luck - my advice is its an ok company but stay away from the Video and Entertainment Departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    rethink who you have in management positions. Provide more management training.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Not a bad company, but there are definitely better places to work

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    Former Employee - Account Associate in Port Washington, NY
    Former Employee - Account Associate in Port Washington, NY

    I worked at NPD full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, good reputation for quality of research, laid back environment, nice people for the most part

    Cons

    Politics run rampant; difficult to advance past manager level; pay is not very competitive; too many silos of knowledge - ineffective intraorganizational processes; management has a strong tendency to play favorites with employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the growth in scope of research coverage you are successfully pursuing is coming at the cost of effectiveness within certain industries you cover

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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