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

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

Pros

The work I do I enjoy

Cons

Upper management is out of touch with the "worker bees"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

spend a day in our jobs

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    Work hard, then be expected to work harder

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Well known brand with a global footprint
    Lots of opportunity to learn
    Great company for early career

    Cons

    Way too much work for a staff that is already stretched too thin
    Goals are unrealistic as a result
    Work/life balance is not modeled and not encouraged--you WILL be expected to check email/voicemail and work on vacation
    Pay is below market, which is absurd for the world leader in market research

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay as much attention to your people as you do to your shareholders

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Good place to work - a lot of opportunities

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    Current Employee - Six Sigma Black Belt
    Current Employee - Six Sigma Black Belt

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Consistent excellent Black Belt program, great opportunities for projects.
    Great leaders, you can learn from them

    Cons

    Focused mostly to financial results in projects, not on variation reduction or cycle time reduction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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