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Great place to start out and get exposure to CPG companies

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Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Chicago, IL (US)
Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Chicago, IL (US)

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

Pros

Great exposure to top level CPG firm, especially right out of college. Gives you a good foundation of excel and how to analysis data. Also, helps you develop client facing skills and how to maintain expectations. Lucked out with a really good leader and the opportunity to work in our international group, meaning colleagures across the world.

Cons

Not much room for creativity and innovation, just execute. Compensate on tenure over talent. Very little exposure to top level management. Lately, I hear they are putting restrictions on travel which hinders relationships with clients.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Value the MBA

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Fantastic place to work at

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    Former Employee - Manager in Vadodara (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Vadodara (India)

    I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture is extremely good, simple - open and integrated. Extremely innovative people, one of the best places to be in.

    Cons

    Limited area in terms of the field in which the company operates. This imposes limitations for career movement which is not desirable for some people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very dynamic environment where having an entrepreneurial spirit helps.

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

    I worked at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of training opportunities
    Good support for client service

    Cons

    Experience governed more by client sometimes than by Nielsen itself.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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