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3.5
Average Rating
(based on 84 Nielsen Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.4
Growth Opportunities
3.0
People You Work With
4.0
Person You Work For
3.8
Rewards You Receive
3.3
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
3.8
Work Setting
3.4
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Advertising Sales Representative
in Los Angeles, CA

"Great sales environment with good account/territory structure."

Director of Business Development
in Schaumburg, IL

"Used to be a great place to work - but Exec Management focused on their dollars, not people"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Some really great people to work with, challenging projects, opportunity to use your talents in a lot of different areas."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Short sighted action taking the long view. Cutting people with solid skills, in order to bring in higher level management resources that produce less. Outsourcing in order to save revenue but losing quality in process."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Realize that you can only cut so deep before the blood stops running. Nielsen used to be a great company to work for, now it's become a place where there is little to no camaraderie, everyone fears the next re-org and fewer people are happy in their jobs."

Marketing Support Associate
in Los Angeles, CA

"Nielsen has ungone several changes in the past three years and it's not what it use to be."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Family oriented."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Nielsen has ungone several changes in the past three years and it's not what it use to be. Job security it on the line everyday and it can sometimes can be a bit stressful."

Field Representative

"Great job!!"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Working independently and working with the customers face to face"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you do not like to work on a computer most of the day look elsewhere"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"2 to 3 hours of paperwork at night after I got home."

Field Representative

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"I liked setting up the systems and meeting new people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good company as long as you plan on moving up the ranks quickly."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"The hours were long and I found I no personal time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Go through the training program so you know how the systems work."

Account Manager
in New York, NY

"This is my personal assessment."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"There is so much history and information available."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do your research. Find out what their core compentencies are and how that fits into the market research world."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Personally, I felt pigeon-holed and needed a drastic change of pace."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus more on employees advancement desires/"

Sales Recruiter
in Las Vegas, NV

"If you can put up with corp BS it's ok."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Freedom. Work out of own home, setting own schedule, company car, phone, computer, credit card, gas card."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do your work and keep records of every email and everything you do or say. You have to cya all the time."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Corp BS, job security is minimal due to constant threats regarding production. No protection from supervisors. Most management is more worried about protecting their jobs only."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None. They don't listen or care to listen."

Online Support Manager
in New York, NY

"Big company, so much to see and learn, but it remains the old boys club where those who rubbed the right elbows earned far more than those who pushed the most important buttons."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Nice office and location for it. Many changes to learn and see so much of the business."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Put your face in front of your monitor and stay focused on the job."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Extreme amounts of internal politics."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Look around please."

Account Executive
in Ithaca, NY

"Claritas is no longer an employee friendly company."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"The people I work with are the best people to have next to you."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask to have the pay structure written down in a contract. The pay structure has changed every year since I've been here."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"The management is driven solely by the bottom line now, when in the past they were much more employee friendly and had a lot of events that made you feel like you were part of a family."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop lieing and keeping secrets from the employees. They can tell you're not telling them everything they need to know."

District Coordinator

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Flexibility"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Balancing work and personal life"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Cut back on 60 hour work weeks"

Field Representative
in Glenarden, MD

"Great if they take the comments seriously"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Field Rep position had some flexibility, working from home, creating your own schedule to some degree, they provided you with a car, laptop, mobile phone, and internet service. It would have been excellent if the work load had been more balanced"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I think it is a great job first job or for someone in college or in the age range 21 - 29, single, because of the demands and pay."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"supervisors, managers just did not seem to have an organized plan of action, we spent too much time trying to do the impossible. We had real equipment issues and most of the time they seemed to be in denial"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have a game plan don't be quota/fault driven. have homes that really want to be in the survey and remove homes that refused to perform properly, instead of keeping them on because they meet a particular demographic/requirement. This caused major issues with area numbers and created unnecessary home visits."

Director of Marketing
in Minneapolis, MN

"Accurate, just ask others."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Short term profit thinking by incompetent senior management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Replace senior management."

Client Manager
in Glendale, CA

"Good company but management lacks management skills"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"job responsibilities"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"show your skills"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"management"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"more communication"

Field Representative

"Boss Sometimes was OUT THERE!"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Working from home."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be ready for the shower of flowers as to the job!"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Too much responsibility too little compensation!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to evaluate the compensation package to have better employees."

Marketing Research Analyst

"professional Opportunity to learn and grow"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Work with important corporation like P&G, Schering Plough, RJ Reynolds etc..and learn about marketing research, presentaions to client, database manage, market trends, analysis etc.."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go to the interview with a base background of marketing research"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Combine the training time more clearly with daily responsabilities"

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