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Nielsen promotes and recognizes employees based on two factors, performance and popularity.

Field Representative (Former Employee) Midwest City, OK

ProsFreedom to do your job as best you can based on your abilities. Company car and expense account.

ConsCompany does not recognize performance over popularity. If you are part of the club, your job is pretty secure, if not start looking now.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay true to your employees. Do not listen to rumours as rumours are usually not true.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Challenging career opportunities

    Systems and Operations (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: People are left to solve problems and design solutions for clients. Senior leadership has a good understanding of the industry and communicates the strategy… Cons: Nielsen is a process heavy company where often content is the problem. It is not realistic to think you can achieve a solution through… Advice to Senior Management: Senior leadership has fallen into the trap of 'outsourcing' as a solution in and of itself. The problem is that you can't expect an… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    5 people found this helpful  

    Ugly

    Senior Project Manager (Current Employee) Schaumburg, IL

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Great employees. Hard working employees keep the company going… Cons: Poor Senior Management. COO airplane landed in India and he acted like an ugly American when a car was not… Advice to Senior Management: Instead of brining in outsiders who know nothing about the company use people who have stood the test of time. People from GE… 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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