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Interesting people but...

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Current Employee - Client Manager in New York, NY (US)
Current Employee - Client Manager in New York, NY (US)

I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than an year)

Pros

young environment, interesting people, large company with a lot of opportunities across many product lines

Cons

not very transparent with major organizational changes, decisions, or even smaller things like what performance ratings are based on. below market value salaries, high turnover, forced corporate culture of overworking

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A lot of pressure - Internal and External

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Oxford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Oxford, England (UK)

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There is structured training program in place which is great especially if you are a grad.
    For the more junior roles it is great experience and subject to meeting criteria promotion is very realistic
    Opportunity to move around departments

    Cons

    No work / life balance
    Lots of internal pressure on admin
    Under resourced, so a lot of juggling clients
    Middle management interested in pleasing bosses so put pressure on putting internal requests over client requests. You end up doing both, hence the work / life balance issue
    Low morale
    Initial wages OK, but little movement once your in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think about the amount of internal admin. Removing this will enable employees to spend more time with clients. It will result in higher client satisfaction and therefore higher employee satisfaction. Employees will start to be able to manage the work / life balance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great for some, good for some, OK for me.

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Vast FMCG exposure. Generally good people.

    Cons

    Um, typical big company limitations - little reward for the ability to perform with client, outside of defined role responsibilities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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