The Nielsen Company
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www.nielsen.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Global company with lots of opportunities

Research Analyst (Current Employee)
Cincinnati, OH

ProsGreat career opportunities, global company, very talented people

ConsCan seem large and disconnected, hard to know what other parts of the company are doing

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Demotivating and disempowering workplace

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Global company with opportunity for young people who are willing to move around and don't… Cons: Going from a manufacturing environment (GE) to a market research company, all those principles do not transfer so well. We're not making… Advice to Senior Management: It's not all about process. You have to put time and resources toward real innovation. Find a way… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Beware of Membership Representative positions. They sound good but....

    Membership Sales Representative (Former Employee)
    Denver, CO

    I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Having the opportunity to work independently is the best part of the position. However, the… Cons: I would avoid this position simply because the targets are not realistic and layoffs have occurred several times over the years. Also bonuses are… Advice to Senior Management: Associate directors do not have any concept of what it takes to get homes on board. Targets… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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