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GfK Reviews

Updated 23 Jun 2019

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Peter Feld
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GfK

    Pros

    People, culture, work-life balance is great

    Cons

    Location of the office can put off London applicants

    GfK2017-01-17
  2. "Great Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Nuremberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multicultural good work environment with friendly and supportive management and colleagues. Well organized hiring process, and benefits are great.

    Cons

    I have not seen cons so far

    GfK2019-06-23
  3. "Great place for passionate researchers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, flexibility in work/life balance, opportunity to learn new things

    Cons

    Confusion within the organization during times of structural changes

    GfK2019-06-13
  4. "Overall not bad place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Executive in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to learn & great colleagues.

    Cons

    Depending on the team work oad and after hours can be significantly different

    GfK2019-06-12
  5. "Fun Company Moving in the Right Direction"

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    Former Employee - Costing Agent in Idaho Falls, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Accountable, Empowering Atmosphere. Great people.

    Cons

    Always needing to change to stay relevant in the industry

    GfK2019-06-10
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Decent place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some managers allow to work from home sometimes. Good culture that way.

    Cons

    Lots of structural changes last few years. Still not settled.

    GfK2019-06-20
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Uncertain future"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, relatively flat organization depending on group, interesting work

    Cons

    Below average pay, understaffed, lots of turnover, many reorgs, poor communication, uncertain whether this company will survive - another round of layoffs and probably more to come

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your people or the best talent will continue to leave

    GfK2019-06-21
  8. "Communication Culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance Good benefit Flexible working hours

    Cons

    Un-clear management Does not have a clear communication with people who are meant to be in the loop Bad manager who did not went through any management skills Some key personnel who are clueless on their account

    Advice to Management

    Promote or hire people who are invested and knows what they are doing. Seek constant feedback with personnel who are involve in the team. i.e If this person is in contact with different department, other department feedback would be valuable - 360 degree performance appraisal Change key personnel who do not know the account, seek feedback from multiple clients if needed. Internal communication and external view might...

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    GfK2019-06-22
  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    A lot of exposure to external clients

    Cons

    A lot of multi-tasking for the role

    GfK2019-06-04
  10. "Senior executive Analysis"

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    Former Employee - Senior Executive Analysis in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Not too much to learn. Not flexible work environment.

    Advice to Management

    More opportunities should be given to employee to learn and thrive.

    GfK2019-05-30
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