The Nielsen Company
3.0 of 5 1,023 reviews
www.nielsen.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

The Nielsen Company Reviews

Updated Apr 09, 2014
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75% Approve of the CEO

The Nielsen Company Chief Executive Officer Mitch Barns

Mitch Barns

(51 ratings)

52% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "They have a great work life balance with work from home options available"
    in 75 reviews
  • "Great leadership and I have the flexibility to work from home"
    in 50 reviews
Cons:
  • "The organisation need to take a huge initiative towards employee's work life balance"
    in 81 reviews
  • "Long hours for some (You may start work at 7pm and not leave until 5am"
    in 57 reviews
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Good pay but slog!

Research Analyst (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than a year

Prosworkload - kills the work life balance. good if you prefer staying back in office

ConsCheck the workload - kills the work life balance. good if you prefer staying back in office

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to work

Senior Analyst (Former Employee)
Vadodara

I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 5 years

ProsIntelligent coworkers,great opportunity of learning and development

ConsRegular stretched work hours,No work life balance,Lack of motivation from Managers

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople who have spent say more than 5-10 years in the company don't understand the changing phaze of the industry,Lack of motivation and streched work hours will lead to new/existing talent leave the company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Research Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 5 years

ProsHr policies are good, Due to world wide presence learnings from other countries

ConsLess followers of the in house policies, no meritocracy

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing Global Experience

Executive Director (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat open culture and opportunities

ConsResources need to be enhanced

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease resources

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Largest Market Research Firm of the world with the best expertise client as well as employee pool!

Senior Analyst (Current Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsGood Culture
Lots of learning
Top Clients to work with from whom you learn a lot
Global transfers as well!

ConsCare more about clients than employees hence high attrition rates
Very poor intra-departmental transfers
Pay is lower than other market players
No work-life balance

Advice to Senior ManagementTop Management is doing a good job!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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awsum atmosphere to work in

Senior Analyst (Current Employee)
Vadodara

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

Prosopportunity to rise in the organization is easy, as the competition is less for few departments

Conssometimes work becomes tedious, as the pressure increase due to timelines

Advice to Senior Managementnice to wokr in

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Great learning experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at The Nielsen Company

Pros- lots of learning
-different and interesting research projects

Cons- more guidance from senior management required
- no work-life balance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good for starting the career,limited knowledge opportunities

Manager (Current Employee)
Calcutta

I have been working at The Nielsen Company for more than 5 years

ProsGood people,work culture,global exposure,open work culture

Constop heavy organisation,too much revenue centric.....more bosses less leaders

Advice to Senior ManagementBe clear on JD...then hire ppl

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Research Analyst (Current Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsBrand of Company is very good. also have good exposure. Plus have maximum clients

ConsGrowth Strategy for individual. Salary structure,

Advice to Senior Managementcreate more opportunities

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Executive (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsEmployee Friendly. Very transperant culture.

ConsNothing to say.. Because people are perfect..

Advice to Senior ManagementThey are the best. so required no advices

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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