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Nielsen Reviews

Updated 5 Dec 2019

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3.6
72%
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83%
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  1. "Data is more valuable than oil"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well established in the market, big global company, great reputation

    Cons

    Company is going through a period of transition needs to ensure it keeps up with the times. Office lacks vibrancy because of location

    Nielsen2019-11-15
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Going Down"

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    Former Employee - Commercial Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dublin Office. Lovely people work there. Earlier finishes on Fridays. Good teams depending on which department you work in.

    Cons

    Massively high turnover in commercial section. Loss of major talent in last 3 years.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to your subordinates.

    Nielsen2019-10-16
  3. "Commercial Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, great benefits, early finish on Fridays

    Cons

    Offices are outdated and old

    Nielsen2019-05-14
  4. "Goof company but high stress environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Career progression, learning and development

    Cons

    High stress, high staff turnovrt

    Nielsen2019-04-12
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Nielsen summary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, helpful colleagues, good location

    Cons

    Lack of resources & training, little room for progression, long hours, no over-time

    Advice to Management

    Improve resources (staff, software, training etc.) Compensate for over-time

    Nielsen2017-12-12
  6. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    People are really nice. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Career Progression is limited currently.

    Advice to Management

    Create new opportunities for progression.

    Nielsen2017-10-09
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    "Valuable experience but tough"

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    Account in Dublin, Dublin
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nielsen

    Pros

    Good social element with different types of events for employees throughout the year. Opportunities to work with market leading companies.

    Cons

    Very heavy workload at times with little support. Not a lot of opportunities to progress within the Irish business. Often a focus on cost cutting rather than investing money in employees & facilities

    Nielsen2017-04-28
  8. "No personal initiative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Friendly culture, some smart colleagues, good name on resume, good working hours

    Cons

    The job is not thrilling. Very strong processes in place with very little space for personal initiative. Have 3 people doing the work that 2 people could do

    Nielsen2017-02-04
  9. "Nielsen ARC is fun and chill place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life balance - 100% Good place to start at entrty level Will have opportunities to move to other department to increase skillset

    Cons

    Pay very low compared to the industry ARC does not offer challenging jobs, therefore it is advisable not to spend too many years here as you skillset will be limited to few task basis jobs

    Advice to Management

    Increase the scope of the work and the pay

    Nielsen2019-12-05
  10. "Sr manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nielsen full-time

    Pros

    Good learning environment of company.

    Cons

    Huge pay gap from industry

    Advice to Management

    Investment in your talent and asking for feedback grassroots can really help management achieve their goal.

    Nielsen2019-12-05
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