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Work was engaging and the people were friendly.

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Former Employee - Intern  in  New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY (US)

I worked at The Nielsen Company as an intern for less than a year

Pros

- NYC
- Friendly, open culture
- Extracurricular activities (clubs, sports, etc)
- Fast-moving media industry
- Cafe
- HQ is in the East Village
- Wide variety of career routes

Cons

- Commute is long from outside the City
- Off-site workers means there is some miscommunication or duplication of work
- Clients can be difficult

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take time out of your day to talk to the lower-level associates to help boost morale and to make them feel more like a part of the team. Sometimes an employees worth is hard to find at those low levels.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great 'university' company

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    Current Employee - Market Analyst  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Market Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    extensive training available, flexible work hours, great colleagues who are always willing to lend a hand

    Cons

    work-life balance non-existent with majority of clients, low morale among more senior employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great work life balance - low pay

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    Current Employee - Associate Analyst  in  Markham, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst in Markham, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work from home, lots of company events, intensive training and many courses available to take over time spent there.

    Cons

    Steep learning curve, average to low salary, company slashing jobs recently

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve employee morale with increased communication

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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