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Updated Jul 27, 2014
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3.2 128 reviews

60% Approve of the CEO

comScore Chief Executive Officer Serge Matta

Serge Matta

(5 ratings)

59% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/ Life balance is there and we get laptops to work from home for any emergencies(in 9 reviews)

  • Very smart people who work hard and are willing to help(in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • While they talk about work-life balance, they don't actually practice it(in 10 reviews)

  • can have long hours depending on client and project(in 9 reviews)

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    Great treatment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEven as an intern, I was looked at as an equal and an asset.

    ConsThe work got pretty tedious at times

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

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    Not so good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsPleasant people and nice atmosphere.

    ConsThere are limited career opportunities.

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    It's the worst place I've ever worked!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Reston, VA (US)

    ProsFree drinks & snacks- pretty much to keep you working longer hours

    ConsWorst place I've every had the displeasure of working! Starts with HR, there is minimal communication from them, no face time, no orientation time, not there to help you review any info as a new employee- pathetic. Then, there is minimal training which oftentimes the info can be incorrect then you're held accountable for poor communication from your manager! Long hours, I worked over 60hrs /week for 2mos straight without any kind of comp time & they don't pay time & a half you get 1/2 time for anything over 40hrs! What an insult to my hard work & commitment. Then laid off w/ minimal severance pkg, some people were there longer than me didn't get anything, just told to leave! So much prejudice, nepatism/favortism that it is clear they don't like anyone not like them! I hate this place & can't wait to leave, just give me my last paycheck & severance & I'm outta here!

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn how to manage people, promote from within & stop lying to your staff about hours & some "comscore code" what a joke! You're kiling people, literally with these ridiculous hours & unreasonable expectations.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome Place to Work

    Senior Analyst (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsGreat people, tons of flexibility, exposure to clients

    Conscan have long hours depending on client and project

    Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to hire people with analytical backgrounds

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

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    Survey Research Analyst (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsWorking in Willis Tower,

    ConsWork/life balance, high TO rate, over promising clients

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Immature exe. and sr. management with lack of vision . Greedy exes are bored with the company and just want a buyout.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe general employee pool has some of the brightest people I have ever come across. There is potential.

    ConsThe company spends a ton of money recruiting with top schools but does nothing to advance these entry level employees. Long-time managers are promoted and moved into other departmental managerial roles where they have no prior experience. This wreaks havoc and leaves a fat mid layer of VPs and SVPs that do nothing except bicker. Expect tons of work with little reward or appreciation. The old guard is king here.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage new ideas and execute on them. Cultivate talent. Don't waste potential.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great brand name, intelligent co-workers, crappy loyalty and worse management

    Prod (Former Employee) Reston, VA (US)

    ProsIf you are starting out in the digital media space, this is a great place to do so. Terrific on-ramp training program, great exposure to many top-notch brands and clients, great way to get a foot in the door. And I enjoyed the opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest in the marketing research and advertising space.

    ConsLousy work-life balance, no training or support for promising rising stars. Most senior management and divisions don't care for their directs or teams. Almost 100% turnover of my group in less than 8 months. Doesn't really care for their employees, no loyalty or recognition for service or accomplishments. Very political environment.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to look at why attrition is incredibly high while morale and retention so low in most groups. Reputation of burning and churning great people, which is killing culture.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Place to learn

    Sales Manager (Current Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    ProsEnterpreneurial setup, good work culture

    ConsNot too many cons as of now, everything seems to be working well

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

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    Learned a lot and had fun!

    Client Service Manager (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProscomScore is a great place to learn about the media industry. If you're the type of person who thrives on thinking outside the box, you would love comScore. The free drinks/snacks are awesome too!

    ConsYour experience is contingent upon your team. Some teams are innovative, cutting-edge, and function really well. Others are stuck in their ways. Very siloed teams at comScore.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't put out press releases without a solid and tested product to back them up!

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

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    Hideous management

    Sales Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsPretty flexible, which keeps people around a long time

    ConsMany managers are promoted into management because of tenure - not for any other reason. Managers are not trained and very average. No mentorship, lots of finger-pointing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt doesn't matter what I say, they will never listen.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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