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comScore Reviews

Updated Jul 27, 2014
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3.2 129 reviews

60% Approve of the CEO

comScore Chief Executive Officer Serge Matta

Serge Matta

(5 ratings)

58% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/ Life balance is there and we get laptops to work from home for any emergencies (in 9 reviews)

  • Very smart people who work hard and are willing to help (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • While they talk about work-life balance, they don't actually practice it (in 10 reviews)

  • can have long hours depending on client and project (in 9 reviews)

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Not so good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsPleasant people and nice atmosphere.

    ConsThere are limited career opportunities.

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    It's the worst place I've ever worked!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Reston, VA (US)

    ProsFree drinks & snacks- pretty much to keep you working longer hours

    ConsWorst place I've every had the displeasure of working! Starts with HR, there is minimal communication from them, no face time, no orientation time, not there to help you review any info as a new employee- pathetic. Then, there is minimal training which oftentimes the info can be incorrect then you're held accountable for poor communication from your manager! Long hours, I worked over 60hrs /week for 2mos straight without any kind of comp time & they don't pay time & a half you get 1/2 time for anything over 40hrs! What an insult to my hard work & commitment. Then laid off w/ minimal severance pkg, some people were there longer than me didn't get anything, just told to leave! So much prejudice, nepatism/favortism that it is clear they don't like anyone not like them! I hate this place & can't wait to leave, just give me my last paycheck & severance & I'm outta here!

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn how to manage people, promote from within & stop lying to your staff about hours & some "comscore code" what a joke! You're kiling people, literally with these ridiculous hours & unreasonable expectations.

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

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    Awesome Place to Work

    Senior Analyst (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsGreat people, tons of flexibility, exposure to clients

    Conscan have long hours depending on client and project

    Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to hire people with analytical backgrounds

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

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    Survey Research Analyst (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsWorking in Willis Tower,

    ConsWork/life balance, high TO rate, over promising clients

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

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    Immature exe. and sr. management with lack of vision . Greedy exes are bored with the company and just want a buyout.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe general employee pool has some of the brightest people I have ever come across. There is potential.

    ConsThe company spends a ton of money recruiting with top schools but does nothing to advance these entry level employees. Long-time managers are promoted and moved into other departmental managerial roles where they have no prior experience. This wreaks havoc and leaves a fat mid layer of VPs and SVPs that do nothing except bicker. Expect tons of work with little reward or appreciation. The old guard is king here.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage new ideas and execute on them. Cultivate talent. Don't waste potential.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Too many up and downs to feel satisfied working here

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsPrivate dental
    Private medical
    Ride to work scheme
    Eyecare vouchers
    The non sales people

    ConsMacho sales environment
    empty promises
    High turnover

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou have good staff, don't annoy them off by not listening or trying to steer the company in a way that those on the ground (everyone below management) does not feel comfortable with,

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

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    Great brand name, intelligent co-workers, crappy loyalty and worse management

    Prod (Former Employee) Reston, VA (US)

    ProsIf you are starting out in the digital media space, this is a great place to do so. Terrific on-ramp training program, great exposure to many top-notch brands and clients, great way to get a foot in the door. And I enjoyed the opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest in the marketing research and advertising space.

    ConsLousy work-life balance, no training or support for promising rising stars. Most senior management and divisions don't care for their directs or teams. Almost 100% turnover of my group in less than 8 months. Doesn't really care for their employees, no loyalty or recognition for service or accomplishments. Very political environment.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to look at why attrition is incredibly high while morale and retention so low in most groups. Reputation of burning and churning great people, which is killing culture.

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

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    Learned a lot and had fun!

    Client Service Manager (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProscomScore is a great place to learn about the media industry. If you're the type of person who thrives on thinking outside the box, you would love comScore. The free drinks/snacks are awesome too!

    ConsYour experience is contingent upon your team. Some teams are innovative, cutting-edge, and function really well. Others are stuck in their ways. Very siloed teams at comScore.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't put out press releases without a solid and tested product to back them up!

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

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    stingy

    Data Analyst (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    Prospeople and working environment are nice

    Consit is a stingy company

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to pay employees more fairly

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    company has dramatically changed over time

    Vice President (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA (US)

    ProsVery smart group of folks. Many different divisions and solution sets on which to work. Relatively flexibly work environment. Wonderful and exciting clients.

    ConsHR not an advocate for employees and workers feel like they cannot get help.Sales Operations folks are inexperienced creating realistic comp plans that reward and incent sales people.comp plans change each year and not for the better. Company has grown so large that your division/team/region may get completely lost in the shuffle of product management roadmaps.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake a very close looks at why so many employees have been leaving. What divisions are they in? Who are their managers? What roles are they in? comScore is a research company. But if you do not do research on why you cannot retain strong talent then you are failing yourself. And for god sake's, start doing exit interviews! Your products are superb, but if you fail to retain your employees not only will you fail in meeting your revenue goals, but you will get very bad WOM reviews about working at the company.

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

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