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Updated Aug 23, 2019

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David Kenny
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  1. "Incredible learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Executive 

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work in. Great culture, people and potential

    Cons

    Extremely streamlined processes which at times makes it time consuming to tailor solutions for clients

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    Nielsen2019-06-07
  2. "Consultancy the new face of MR"

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    Former Employee - Consumer Insights Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to almost every industry in the market, vast clients, different business models and work that pushes you to explore and test the limits of your gray matter

    Cons

    Decision making can be faster and ease to acceptance of change is low

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    Nielsen2019-08-17

    Nielsen Response

    August 20, 2019Marketing and Communications Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We’re happy to hear that you had a great Nielsen experience!

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  3. "Good work/life balance, technical challenges"

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    Current Employee - Tech Lead 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary Work/life balance Pleasant teammates to work with

    Cons

    Large, slow moving company Politics can cause frustrations

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    Nielsen2019-08-15
  4. "Commission incentives are impossible to reach"

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    Former Employee - Research Interviewer in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work from home, longterm loyalty is rewarded, fairly simple work, part time hours are available

    Cons

    Pay is low and commission pay is not attainable, work can be high stress, unreasonable quotas, no references given after,

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    Nielsen2019-08-10
  5. Helpful (1)

    "My review for Nielsen as a software developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer 

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    work life balance early summer office closures

    Cons

    salary/bonus not as good as some other IT companies project not well managed

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    Nielsen2019-08-01
  6. "Great People"

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    Current Employee - Busineess Analyst in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The culture and flexibility are great

    Cons

    Matrix structure and unclear job roles

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    Nielsen2019-07-13
  7. "Getting better"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You can't beat their comp package. Opens a lot of doors for your next stage in career.

    Cons

    Lots of turnover as many are recruited by clients. Workload could be heavy but they let you be flexible in work hours.

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    Nielsen2019-07-16
  8. "Great Work Life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Director in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Growth opportunities and talent development. Flex hours

    Cons

    Not a downtown location, therefore, difficult sometimes to attract young talents

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    Nielsen2019-06-04
  9. "A Good Company with Strong Leaders"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Nielsen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Growth opportunities and talent development programs

    Cons

    Not a downtown location, hence, difficult sometimes to attract young talents

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    Nielsen2019-05-30
  10. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Director 

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good place to work

    Cons

    No issues at al.

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    Nielsen2019-05-29

    Nielsen Response

    June 3, 2019Marketing and Communications Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We’re happy to hear that you’re having a great Nielsen experience so far!

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