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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 for 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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    Would never recommend this company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Flexibility to work from home
    Good salary

    Cons

    - Very poor management. Does not take any responsibilities.
    - Bad atmosphere at work
    - Bad environment to work in
    - Lack of leadership
    - Big turnover of staff: you understand this upon first weeks of arrival
    - Very poor benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open, less selfish.
    Think about welfare of your employees. Don't pretend you do, do it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Very dynamic environment where having an entrepreneurial spirit helps.

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    • Senior Management
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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 for 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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