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NPD Reviews in New York City, NY US

Updated Jul 24, 2014

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3.2 38 reviews

80% Approve of the CEO

NPD Chairman and CEO Tod S. Johnson

Tod S. Johnson

(30 ratings)

56% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work / Life balance is a very strong benefit of working in one of the satellite offices(in 24 reviews)

  • People are willing to help you learn(in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is arrogant about the appeal of the company to potential recruits(in 5 reviews)

  • Very difficult to advance upwards in the company(in 3 reviews)

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    Great Company

    Operations (Current Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsGood pay and benefits. Good career development. Cares about employees.

    ConsSometimes more difficult to get recognized, being it is getting larger.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCareer development, and paths to advancement should be a bigger priority.

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

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    loved my time working at NPD

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    Pros• Strong work/life balance
    • Most managers are open to you working remotely
    • Excellent opportunities to move around in company, should you pursue them

    Cons• Pay lower than industry standards

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

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    Company continues to grow - and with that opportunities

    Manager, Client Development (Current Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsGreat work-life balance and culture even thought the company is starting to get bigger
    Great People - smart and driven
    Company continues to grow - and with that opportunities come available
    Once inside NPD, easy to transition with-in company to other roles/positions

    ConsOffice Politics can be a challenge at times.
    Promotions are pretty hard to come by without moving positions.
    Pay is lower than average for area especially with NYC so close.
    Decisions are many times slow moving.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A good training company for Market Research

    Account Manager (Former Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsThere are opportunities to move into various roles to gain cross functional experience.
    A good place if you like financial analysis and working with technology.

    ConsHard to get promoted beyond Account Management. Numerous client complaints about data quality issues, Pos discrepancies, consumer-POS trends not aligning.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire customer service reps to handle client complaints.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to get some experience...not a place for a long term career.

    Director of Product Management (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsThis company has a good work/life balance.

    ConsNot a very proactive company.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a bad place to start but behind the times always trying to catch up

    Director (Former Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsLots of development and growth 15 years ago. Lots of internal training offered, approachable managers, encouragement to be empowered and move around the company.

    ConsCant get themselves in current times, to much change without fully thinking things through. Lots of guess work for senior level. Change is great but need to think it through first.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork-life balance used to be much better for employees. Need a better handle on senior management and how they handle letting people go. I was let go on false reasons after being promoted, receiving above company average increases, after above average reviews. So why not offer me to move to different division or give me time to prepare, after 15+ years i deserve better.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Great people to work with

    Operations Manager (Current Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsGreat benefits and smart people

    ConsNot much room for growth at midlevel

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    Great company and leadership, but limited room for growth

    Account Manager (Current Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsCompetitive salary for the industry, very transparent leadership, great work/life balance

    ConsLimited upward mobility, overly reliant on older products and technology

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent working environment and benefits.

    Enterprise Support (Current Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsGood salary, competent staff and friendly environment. The company is private and takes very good care of their employees. The management is very helpful and ready to help team members succeed.

    ConsI have been with the company for less than a year. I have seen no negatives yet.

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

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    Best Internship I've ever had

    Client Development (Former Employee) Port Washington, NY (US)

    ProsGreat company who cares about nurturing it's intern and focusing on development and growth. Plenty of opportunities to use your abilities to impress management and satisfy clients. Overall, wonderful experience and best internship I've ever had!

    ConsLocation of the headquarters is very deep in long island. Not bad if you don't mind the commute.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat internship program! I loved my summer with NPD; however, HR needs to be more structured when it comes to hiring interns. We are a highly prized commodity in the job market and it is unfair to us to be in the dark as far as the progress of our employment for so long.

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

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