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Updated July 16, 2018
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  • "It's hard to have work-life balance" (in 267 reviews)

  • "Working on long hours with numbers" (in 172 reviews)

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  1. "I very nice place to work"

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

    I worked at Nielsen part-time

    Pros

    You receive bonus payment, and also certificates for your hard work. They even provide food to the workers on most days.

    Cons

    You have a 2 month cycle lay off


  2. "Enjoyed my time there"

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    Former Employee - Data Production in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Data Production in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun company with lots of extra curricular activities

    Cons

    Mundane boring work at times

  3. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, the managers really see to it that you don't feel overloaded as a new hire.

    Very friendly and welcoming environment, people want to see you do well.

    Cons

    The training can be a bit misguided or poor at times, they have done a better job at getting organized, but there are still gaps.


  4. "Sr. Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Diverse opportunity. Time management flexibility.

    Cons

    Exposure to the overall infrastructure


  5. "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Great people, ability to move within.

    Cons

    Moved downtown and no longer in suburbs.


  6. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work ethics, love the company

    Cons

    Pay could be better but besides that none


  7. "Excellent Company"

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    Current Employee - Membership Representative in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Membership Representative in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, lots of benefits, wonderful team members to work with

    Cons

    Lots of hours if you don't hit your numbers.

    Advice to Management

    Listen when there is an issue and try to solve the issue, not find who to blame.

  8. "HR Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Human Resources Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work from home
    Free drinks in the office
    Benefits
    401k

    Cons

    Difficult to move up unless you are in the leadership program
    Culture is okay


  9. "Surveyor"

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    Former Employee - Survey Specialist in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Survey Specialist in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Always different areas available to survey in. Capability to move up in the company.

    Cons

    Can be high paced and competitive.

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Not great, not too bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, Work from home

    Cons

    Low pay and no bonuses


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