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Research Manager

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Current Employee - Research Manager in Mumbai (India)
Current Employee - Research Manager in Mumbai (India)

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

Pros

Hr policies are good, Due to world wide presence learnings from other countries

Cons

Less followers of the in house policies, no meritocracy

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
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  1. depends on your team, but generally long working hours

    Former Employee - Consumer Insights
    Former Employee - Consumer Insights

    I worked at Nielsen full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    S&P 500 company
    Somehat good brand name and company history
    Work with top brands
    Big enough to hire experts and specialists (statisticians etc)

    Cons

    long working hours
    somewhat repetitive work - somewhat inefficient
    cold/unfriendly working environment
    high turnover rates
    But depends on which team you work in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    realize that turnover rates are high, and do something about it

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Great Learning but work life balance is non-existent

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    Current Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging work with the opportunity to learn a great amount about Marketing.

    Cons

    The work load in Nielsen is really poorly managed. Official hours are 9.00am-5.30pm, but you will often work up until 11pm on most nights. In addition to that, working over weekends is very common. The compensation package (salary) is below average and when the amount of hours are factored in, it is not even worth it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expansion should be supported with resources. The company would need to invest in new teams to help out with the workload. It is difficult to keep aiming for growth, year on year, but teams are expected to take on more workload to meet targets.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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