Kantar Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2020

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3.5
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  • "Long hours which makes work life balance tricky at times(in 128 reviews)

  • "Low salary and unstable senior management(in 71 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Global Mobility Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kantar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The best thing about Kantar is the people. They care very much about their work, in all aspects of the org.

    Cons

    Recently acquired by an investment capital firm, so lots of changes.

  2. "Interesting but political"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Norwalk, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Kantar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The work is extremely engaging

    Cons

    They say there’s no workplace politics but that’s not my experience


  3. "Amazing culture that fosters personal & professional growth"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Graduate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kantar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    unlimited PTO 401K matching culture focused on D&I and overall self improvement excellent top-down & bottom-up communication working from home opportunities excellent work-life balance excellent support from management (weekly one-on-one meetings if preferred) selective hiring process - contributes to the hiring of genuinely good people fairly good insurance benefits

    Cons

    very limited internal growth opportunities regarding promotions and/or raises

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Probably a typical too-big company. I will always prefer a small company."

    3.0
    Former Employee - Computer Graphic Artist in West Palm Beach, FL

    I worked at Kantar part-time

    Pros

    Benefits, being part of a worldwide organization

    Cons

    Poor communication, management doesn't seem to have a clear vision (at least it seemed so to those waaaaayyy down there on the bottom tier...and isn't that the foundation of a company? LOL!)

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  5. "Technical Account Manager"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Kantar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, work from home, & positive attitude

    Cons

    50% of it's employees are smart, no room to grow, no promotions, and lack of pay.

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  6. "Good environment but no growth"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Kantar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Supportive team members and flexibility with working remotely

    Cons

    There is no room for growth

  7. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Manager in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kantar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexibility, challenging work, flex PTO

    Cons

    sometimes lack of organization/ease of finding things you need

  8. COVID-19

    "Good Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Design Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kantar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I worked at Kantar for two years and it was a positive experience. Company genuinely seems to care about its employees. Size of the company offers great job security in normal economic times.

    Cons

    There are not annual raises given to all employees

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  9. "range of challenges"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President, Insights & Analytics in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Kantar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Progressive and open senior management

    Cons

    Market Research Industry has been steadily declining

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great People, Great Products, Limited Resources"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kantar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great people -Fun, younger atmosphere -Proprietary tools are awesome -Very flexible & understanding -Ability to be “your own boss” in a way due to the horizontal power structure -When you join, you receive strong tool training & excel training -A lot of potential for company to expand across new clients

    Cons

    -High turnover due to lack of team expansion, thus creating an overwhelming workload -Overall lack of a strong HR hiring manager -You are on your clients’ schedules, so one week you could be light, and the next you could be slammed -Difficult to work across teams internally due to length of time it takes to acquire the new skills -Location is not ideal -Proprietary skills not highly applicable elsewhere; cap in growth unless you switch teams

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