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3.5
Average Rating
(based on 84 Nielsen Review Ratings)

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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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What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"The diversity in clientele, the enormous growth opportunities, the desire to pursue in a well-recognized work ethic, and the good people you can work with."

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

"Show potential for growth, don't go in so headstrong, but as a piece of their puzzle."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"One must make a lot of noise to get noticed in such a large company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Recognizing the potential for new ideas and unique strategies rather than stay rooted to status quo and a limited standard."

Director of Multimedia

"Huge company oblivious to the skills of many of its employees and to the flaws of too many others."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"The ability to express myself creatively in pleasant surroundings among mostly pleasant company, with good pay and benefits."

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

"This is not a very secure place to work anymore and his been hemorrhaging employees for two years, to its detriment in the marketplace. The current financial crisis has only made management's initial mistakes worse, and the company is now a shadow of its former self."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"That despite the many the proactive actions I took that literally revolutionized my department (in design and computer automation of repetitive tasks, e.g.) , I was the one that got laid off, while my mediocre co-worker, who spent most of the time on the phone to friends and relatives, was kept on for another year."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"That they familiarize themselves with what every single employee's job is and see how well they do it before they start cutting positions adrift pell mell"

Software Developer

"Formerly an excellent work environment now in shambles."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Was excellent company until Mitchell Habib arrived."

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

"Avoid Nielsen Media Research. American citizens are not welcome. Work environment is bad. Watch your back."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"The place is totally infested with discount contractors. Morale is at an all time low. Too many inept managers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Leave. Quit. Get out."

Administrative Assistant

"A well run entertainment news company."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"The flexibility to pursue professional entertainment endeavors."

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

"Just be yourself."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"The changes to staff from time to time."

Senior Software Developer

"It was a rewarding Experience"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"New Technologies utilized"

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

"Be ware that the company does not have a long term plans for any employee at the moment"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Lack of focus and organization"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get people of can run the business and stick with the process"

Membership Representative

"Awesome company to work for."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Being in the field, traveling, meeting prospective participants. Something new everyday."

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

"Go for it. It is a great company to work for. They are making cut backs to field personnel so be careful."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"The paperwork."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Overall management did a great job."

Software Developer

"not a place to work with its current management structure."

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

"don't expect any loyalty from management for your work and expertise."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Outsourcing of work at the expense of employee expertise left the company putting out bad data."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get rid of Habib ..."

Inventory Coordinator

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Meeting with engineers to discuss new software tools to help me perform quality assurance testing on all computer equipment. Building work towers and testing them before shipping to the field location."

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

"Be yourself."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Nothing really to note."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I had a great manager who was open to any new idea and we met regularly which allowed for great communication."

Senior Product Manager

"Valuable experience for any industry"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Depth of resources and ability to collaborate with other departments and clients."

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

"Make sure you agree with your managers vision and leadership. Interview them as much as you are being interviewed."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Sometimes product roadmap is delayed based on personal vision rather then comprehensive industry needs assessment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Quite selling the company so often!"

Senior Software Developer

"prior to layoffs due to oursourcing, it was a great place to work."

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"the people"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"outsourcing"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"keep americans employed"

Advertising Research Analyst

"Good experience"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Good people, some interesting work."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"Pay is substandard, some cliques get formed, some work gets tedious"

Analyst

"Adequate"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"The people"

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

"Come prepared"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"The outsourcing"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the jobs where they belong in the U.S."

Director of Operations

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"people and opportnities"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"backstabbing"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"be careful who you trust"

Market Development Manager

"Chaotic organizational structure, no leadership"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"Smart people."

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

"It is not a stable work environment."

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"No leadership or direction. Constant organizational shifts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop reorganizing all the time. Reduce outsourcing to foreign countries."

Regional Coordinator

"Where trust meets hard work"

What do you like about working at Nielsen?

"The freedom and that they trusted me to make decisions. I made things happen and their hands off approach help me excel"

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

"can do attitude and the ability to work un-supervised"

What don't you like about working at Nielsen?

"That they had to shut down my office !!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take a paycut and shorten the gap between upper management and lower management so everyone could keep their jobs"

Nielsen Reviews FAQs

Is Nielsen a good company to work for?

Nielsen has an overall rating of 3.5 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 84 Nielsen Review Ratings left anonymously by Nielsen employees, which is 10% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 85% of employees would recommend working at Nielsen.

Does Nielsen pay their employees well?

Nielsen employees earn $55,000 annually on average, or $26 per hour, which is 17% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 46 Nielsen employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Nielsen Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Nielsen?

85% of employees would recommend working at Nielsen with the overall rating of 3.5 out of 5. Employees also rated Nielsen 3.4 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.3 for Rewards You Receive, 3.0 for Growth Opportunities and 3.6 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Nielsen?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Nielsen is a Chief Enterprise Architect at $253,000 annually. Browse Nielsen Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Nielsen?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Nielsen is a Market Research Surveyor at $16,000 annually. Browse Nielsen Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Nielsen?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Nielsen to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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