The Nielsen Company

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The Nielsen Company Reviews

Updated 21 October 2014
Updated 21 October 2014
1,226 Reviews
3.4
1,226 Reviews
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The Nielsen Company Chief Executive Officer Mitch Barns
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152 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They have a great work life balance with work from home options available (in 85 reviews)

  • Work hours are very manageable, work from home possibilities are nice (in 75 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is challenging given the workload is often too much (in 109 reviews)

  • depending on your role, you could be working long hours in some stressful environments (in 70 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good place to learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Client Service Executive in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Client Service Executive in Mumbai

    I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Great working environment
    - Learning organization
    - Lovely team

    Cons

    - Bad work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Induce work life balance to retain employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company to work in... but careful of which department.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Mumbai

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nielsen name is very strong in the research world... very strong in certain areas of business

    Cons

    No focus on some businesses...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to people in the mid level... give them some attention

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A great company that promotes learning!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mumbai

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Promotes Learning, Flexible, Great Values and culture

    Cons

    High pressure job, Growth opportunities are slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote hard working employees faster

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    amazing & great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Delhi
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Delhi

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    great leadership and enviorment with learning

    Cons

    slow growth & less incentives for star rater

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pls admire & recognise star rater

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    So far its very professional ans good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Mumbai

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very friendly atmosphere and good infrastructure

    Cons

    Nothing bad to state here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Set up a review for third party consultant

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Company culture is good overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Developer in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Project Developer in New Delhi

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Culture and people are good and co-operative

    Cons

    Growth and salaries are low

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    Pathetic Place to work for an experienced professional

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    very few to say, Work life balance

    Cons

    Many, no moral values, managers are poor, treats employees like slaves, work quality is pathetic, no proper system or SOP for any work, MONOPOLY

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Measurement Science India needs a great leader, employees to be valued and cared, all so called great managers need to put efforts in standardizing the processes rather than focusing on fillingtrackers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Learning Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Top in Market Research, Wide variety of exposure

    Cons

    Less Pay, Politics, Unprofessional people growing basis politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Meritocracy shouldn't just be on the papers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Nielsen

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company

    Pros

    Good career growth if you stick to the organization

    Cons

    work-life balance, training, long work hours

  11.  

    A great platform providing customer oriented solutions in retailing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - L2 Support in Pune
    Current Employee - L2 Support in Pune

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    An open scope of Onsite opportunities.

    Cons

    24x7 support to customers is really a challenge.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Proper advocation of timeline for support activities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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