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Updated 1 April 2019
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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 37 reviews)

  • "Long hours often working overtime" (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Research Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    Great research company to start a career in market research.

    Cons

    Work Life balance, Long hours sometimes, but not often.


  2. "Research Manager"

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    Current Employee - Research Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Research Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generally enjoyable. Good client interaction

    Cons

    More support for line managers required
    Better reporting of financial position of company internally

  3. "Repetitive in nature"

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    Former Employee - Telephone Agent in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Telephone Agent in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good flexibility can fit around other commitments

    Cons

    Very mundane. Not much training thrown in the deep end


  4. Helpful (1)

    "No pain no gain"

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    Former Employee - Associate Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Former Employee - Associate Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teammates with fun and young people

    Cons

    Poor management style - biased tendancy & favor to those who are in the circle of big guys


  5. "Good management"

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    Former Employee - Agent in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Agent in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Management, Supportive Supervisors

    Cons

    Low Salaries and weak strategies

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Kantar TNS"

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    Current Employee - Manager in West Bromwich, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Manager in West Bromwich, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TNS Global full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people, good company values, good job security.

    Cons

    Work can be boring, career progression can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Structured career development should be more than just a tick box exercise.


  7. "DAY IN THE LIFE"

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    Former Employee - Field Interviewer in Great Yarmouth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Field Interviewer in Great Yarmouth, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work to own hours. Organise your life much better.

    Cons

    Difficult to talk to management if you had a query

    Advice to Management

    More listening to researchers

  8. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TNS Global full-time

    Pros

    None. All good with the company

    Cons

    Good pay. Good hike. Good growth


  9. "TNS South Africa"

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    Former Employee - Research Executive in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Research Executive in Johannesburg (South Africa)

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

    Pros

    Creative, continuous learning, supportive environment

    Cons

    Compensation and benefits does not correlate with amount of work and work pressure, favoritism, overtime


  10. "Fpa"

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    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