The Nielsen Company
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www.nielsen.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Mediocre Management, Confused Strategy, Quarterly Thinking

Director (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBiggest player in industry, brand carries with clients and a lock on TV ratings does not hurt

ConsThe senior management team seems to want nothing to do with the employees, and I can't say I have ever seen the people like the CEO or CFO in the NY headquarters office more than a handful of times over numverous years. Products are a complete mess with half started projects that fall by the wayside for whatever is new and the leadership of business groups seem at odds with one another when not managing to their bonus target. Hyper political.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe amount of fear is evident. Are you proud of this?

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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No work life balance

Analyst (Current Employee)
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than a year


Pros: A lot of support and training are provided, culture and… Cons: Overtime working (always) as no work-life balance at all Advice to Senior Management: People is the biggest asset in the company No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Its a job

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Oldsmar, FL (US)

I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: The work I do I enjoy Cons: Upper management is out of touch with the "worker bees" Advice to Senior Management: spend a day in our jobs Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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