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Updated 16 Jan 2020

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3.7
78%
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89%
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David Kenny
9 Ratings
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  1. "Consultant Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment and development opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing I've noticed yet

    Nielsen2019-11-08
  2. "Great place to work, amazing culture and opportunities to grow"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Oxford, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, good culture, opportunities to grow and work with world’s largest manufacturers, reasonable work/life balance

    Cons

    The pay is quite low for certain bands, company is working hard to reduce costs and work lean which affects employees massively. Everyone is trying to do twice as much but with less resources. Can be very stressful.

    Nielsen2019-12-17
  3. "Nice company to start you career"

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    Current Employee - Strategic Consultant in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Global company - opportunities to travel and develop in different parts of the world

    Cons

    Weak management structure Very weak in technology No clear career paths No major perks, benefits

    Nielsen2019-11-28
  4. "Big clients with interesting briefs"

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    Former Employee - Client Services Manager in Oxford, England

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Friendly workplace, meaningful relationships with clients

    Cons

    Salary low compared to industry and competitors, led by centralised US leadership

    Nielsen2019-11-01
  5. "Get out what you put in"

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    Current Employee - Analytics Executive in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance Good Manager Company Car Employee resource groups e.g. MOSAIC (Multinational Organization Supporting an Inclusive Culture), Pride

    Cons

    Onboarding and Training could use more structure

    Nielsen2019-09-10
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Nielsen Sport"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to meet people in the sports industry, training opportunities are ok. Get to work with some great people

    Cons

    Mundane, repetitive, micromanaged, lack of progression, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Management have favourites meaning others are overlooked

    Nielsen2019-09-03
  7. "Amazing Company to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Woking, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very good Work/Life Balance Good benefits Amazing training programme for new employees Good team and many possibilities to learn (online courses, etc.)

    Cons

    I don`t have cons so far

    Nielsen2019-07-23
  8. "Nielsen In 2019"

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    Current Employee - Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Work / Life Balance v good, surely one of the best offerings out there - Catching up with technology - Diverse, supportive culture. The best people to work with - Able to work with many different teams, across the globe - Brand new state of the art facility in Oxford

    Cons

    - Still moving slowly in some departments when all we really need to do is get faster - 6 month outlook not positive @ the moment with rumors of potential sale of buy business. Who knows what will happen next - BIG changes going on company wide, can feel VERY unsettling when you don't get a straight answer

    Nielsen2019-07-17
  9. "Good working environment, progression and benefits not so great"

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    Current Employee - Global Client Liaison in Oxford, England

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

    Pros

    Flexible working, nice working environment, company car benefit where applicable

    Cons

    Not as well paid as some companies, benefits package not hugely competitive, scope to progress in number of areas of the business limited

    Nielsen2019-07-13
  10. "Professional with international experience in sales and consultancy of marketing research services for FMCGs companies"

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    Current Employee - Global Client Business Partner in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, good pay in the industry

    Cons

    Low pay, slow to respond to industry disruption

    Nielsen2019-07-07
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