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"Nielsen Company Review"

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Current Employee - Client Service Manager in Cincinnati, OH
Current Employee - Client Service Manager in Cincinnati, OH
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Great experience, knowledge and respect within CPG industry. Promotes training, client solutions, and advanced analytics. Global leader in market research. Good health, bonus and vacation benefits.

Cons

Not friendly to over 40 aged employees.

Advice to Management

Look for leadership within the industry as opposed to outside.

Other Employee Reviews for Nielsen

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    "Lots of resources, but can be very bureaucratic."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Extensive resources available, operates in many countries, many career opportunities if you have a good manager. Also, this is a very exciting category to work in.

    Cons

    Confusing organizational structure, poor communication between divisions, management is very top heavy. Also, depending on your manager, your career development may be limited despite the company's extensive resources.

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting managers that do not know how to develop their employees.


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    "Once An Icon"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Long-term reputation in media field
    No direct competitor in TV Ratings

    Cons

    Private equity group buy-out was "death knell" to a legendary leader in media & marketing research.
    Ongoing company-wide layoffs each year.
    U.S. workers replaced by 3-yr Visa workers from India through Tata Industries.
    Poor management.
    Horrible, defeated morale of workers.

    Advice to Management

    Media research is a unique entity and cannot be operated like running a widget factory.

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