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Just OK, but don't expect much from it

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC

I worked at Nielsen full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good benefits, and generous PTO.

Cons

Too much politics.
Large bureaucracy, difficult to get to people who make decisions.
No raises, no performance bonuses, nothing.
People that don't contribute to the team at all get promoted, and you just have to work your ass off and never even hear a simple "thank you".

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Guys, you're wasting your most valuable resources.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great opportunities, great people, but very long hours

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager, Client Consulting in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Manager, Client Consulting in Parsippany, NJ

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to move up and into different parts of the organization
    Smart, talented people
    Great for young people getting started in their career to open doors and gain quick, meaningful work experience

    Cons

    High pressure, long hours, under-staffed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people to improve work-life balance and retain talent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Outsourcing Jobs

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paycheck is deposited on time

    Cons

    Terrible cut throat environment and many coworkers jobs are getting outsourced over seas. This company is part of the big problem in the US, outsource jobs to get the P&L looking better no matter what damage it does to families or the economy. Pitiful company that should go the way of all greedy self serving companies, away for the good of all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a place with integrity to work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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