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Updated 11 January 2019
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TNS Global Global CEO Richard Ingleton
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Pros
  • "Professional working environment and big clients in the market" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Good Opportunity to learn, good work life balance, very good work environment" (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor work life balance, too much work pressure" (in 36 reviews)

  • "Long hours sometimes, but not often" (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Fpa"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FP&A Analyst
    Current Employee - FP&A Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility is a great thing

    Cons

    Poor communication and environment could be better

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication and also create more team building


  2. "Senior consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TNS Global full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people. Earning new learnings from every project.

    Cons

    Need to working hard.
    Not managing team and company with transparency.

  3. "Account Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    Global best practice, Global opportunities. Not especially political environment, depending on your role. Flexible working conditions. Great team of people across markets.

    Cons

    This is a business going through a lot of change - you really need to be adaptable.


  4. "You are your own master..."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    Great research tools/ assets, Freedom, Ownership, Business occupies center stage, appreciation, entrepreneur like feel.

    Cons

    Low on Rewards, motivation, over-work, less money

    Advice to Management

    Employee happiness should be a KRA for HR


  5. "Awful work environment"

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    Former Employee - Telephone Interviewer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Telephone Interviewer in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours - can arrange shifts as you please.

    Cons

    Bad office environment, you are not allowed to talk and are your toilet breaks are timed. Feels like school. Also the contract is 0 hours so there is no guarantee you will get shifts, so no steady income.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your staff like humans, not prisoners.


  6. "Was better before"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Geneva (Switzerland)

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    A big school to learn. You can meet a lot of great people and work with top end clients

    Cons

    Bih changes in management at a high level led to a big decline which will ultimately lead to WPP selling the company.

    Advice to Management

    Change your top management.


  7. "Market Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Market Research in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Market Research in Bournemouth, England (UK)

    I worked at TNS Global part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Guaranteed hourly wage for the first few months of employment

    Cons

    Extensive travelling in adverse weather.

  8. "Research Interviewer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work at, nice friendly staff.

    Cons

    No work visas for staff

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "Great place to start a market research career."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, lots of people to learn from.

    Cons

    Benefits and pay aren't competitive enough.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in your talent.


  10. "Client Service"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    you can move to other Kantar companies

    Cons

    TNS' new management in the US is terrible

    Advice to Management

    listen to staff