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The Nielsen Company Reviews

Updated 30 September 2014
Updated 30 September 2014
1,201 Reviews
3.4
1,201 Reviews
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The Nielsen Company Chief Executive Officer Mitch Barns
Mitch Barns
145 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They have a great work life balance with work from home options available (in 86 reviews)

  • Work hours are very manageable, work from home possibilities are nice (in 71 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is challenging given the workload is often too much (in 107 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 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 for 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
  2.  

    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 for more than a 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
  3.  

    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 for 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
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  5.  

    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 for more than a 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
  6.  

    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 for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture and people are good and co-operative

    Cons

    Growth and salaries are low

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    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 for more than a 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
  8.  

    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 for 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
  9.  

    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

  10.  

    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 for less than a 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
  11.  

    Nimble & growth oriented

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

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

    Pros

    Big global company, leadership in certain domains like retail and media. Good managers, ample growth opportunities. Office culture is good, lot of initiatives to keep people engaged. very lively environment.

    Cons

    If you are in the hi po list, then all things are possible, if not then there can be lot of hurdles. With over arching focus on revenue growth, quality of research suffers. Hard to get a good job internally if you are not at the top of ladder

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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