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Updated September 19, 2017
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  • Work-life balance not very good (in 228 reviews)

  • long hours and more support needed (in 154 reviews)

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  1. "Research Interviewer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen part-time

    Pros

    great incentive program and part time

    Cons

    limited day time shifts available


  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Report Production Executive in Bracknell, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Report Production Executive in Bracknell, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career Growth is good.

    Cons

    The salaries are less and so is the yearly raise

  3. "Nice Place to be"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cergy (France)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cergy (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Sous réserve d'être motivé et engagé, Nielsen vous offrira des perspectives d'évolutions de carrière sans barrières (votre diplôme est bien vite oublié au profit de vos intérêts et compétences).
    Un management participatif

    Cons

    Le building aurait besoin d'un coup de neuf... mais c'est en cours


  4. "Client Manager"

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    Current Employee - Client Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Client Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Values, Flexibility, and good leadership

    Cons

    Slow moving advancement, compensation


  5. "Data Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Schaumburg, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, good work from homes hours, lenient on vacation.

    Cons

    Low pay, not the best 401k match, company not giving out raises this year.


  6. "I enjoyed my time at Nielsen"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Collaborative and friendly environment, opportunity to work with many big companies as a Client Service Executive

    Cons

    Life balance can get challenging and the workload can be very heavy at times

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  7. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    leading company in media and research

    Cons

    salary structure is not up to the mark

    Advice to Management

    seems like freelancers are doing the same job as an executive so have a proper and significant difference between them

  8. "Great people! Great work dynamic!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Culebra, PR
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Culebra, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great work dynamic and a lot of learning.

    Cons

    Overwork. Lack of creativity.

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible and honest.


  9. "Membership Representative"

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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 (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Home Office. Great place to work

    Cons

    You need good time management skills


  10. "Anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Intelligent co-workers, work-life balance, NY office location was nice

    Cons

    Outdated hardware, pay is a bit lower than industry standard

    Advice to Management

    Consider investing in the office space and equipment


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