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TNS Global Reviews

Updated February 15, 2018
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TNS Global Global CEO Richard Ingleton
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  • No work life balance - expect to give your life to the business (in 31 reviews)

  • quite often you need to work long hours to get all your interviews completed on time (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Simple Things"

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    Former Employee - Merchaindsier in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Merchaindsier in Pasadena, CA

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

    Pros

    Work requirements are straight forward and require little supervision.

    Cons

    Working evenings and late nights.


  2. "Research Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good mid-level management and directors, operating in the interest of teams/individuals.

    Cons

    Difficult to identify opportunities to advance.

  3. "Struggling to find growth in a contracting industry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    Co-workers are smart and fun
    Global network of people and fellow Kantar companies

    Cons

    Lots of reorganizations hard on morale, and has left teams very thin. Lack of company growth limits opportunity for advancement, raises, and bonuses. Many internal systems are old and slow.


  4. "Ambiguous"

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Research Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working teams very congenial and helpful

    Cons

    Cumbersome bureaucracy; too many rules and forms

    Advice to Management

    Learn about the products and the work in the trenches before you make decisions


  5. "Vice President"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    Great team of people to work with

    Cons

    Smaller vendor firms are a serious competition to business

    Advice to Management

    Retain your existing people. They are very good at their job.


  6. "This is a dying company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    They provide average corporate benefits.

    Cons

    Part of a huge holding company that focuses only on quarterly profits.


  7. "Researchers"

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    Current Employee - Market Research Analyst in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Market Research Analyst in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Location, part of a large Company

    Cons

    Stability, growth, process issues. Many good people left the company.

    Advice to Management

    Manage change and listen to employees. Be more thoughtful about change.

  8. "Director Focus Group Facility"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    The availability of international presence

    Cons

    It's a large company and you get lost

    Advice to Management

    Make it matter for each employee


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to learn, lots of people who are willing to help you. Very supportive environment

    Cons

    Pay scale is a bit low. Think it would be good if it was increased slightly to retain good talent


  10. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    This company has flexibility for employees.

    Cons

    Company's short-sighted; not enough focus on big-picture.


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