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IDC to be cut

Just heard IDC will be taking a 50% cut in staff in February in the BUY division - about 400 people so as you can imagine its not a good place to work at the moment so many good people have left IDC is bloated and too many old-timers who have spent... read more
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Post ID: @X8lZT91

Oxford Today 09.01.19

Just been given a notice that my role may be redundant - I work in Global Reports Centre and with the IDC - once again good workers are targetted - I have 2 kids and a mortgage and have been here just over 3 years - not impressed as all my work has... read more

Poland Super Hub

The plan for a Super Hub in Poland - to cut costs Its up and running - some good people I have just been doing training and was asked ; 1) What does FMCG stand for? 2) What is an ASCII file? To be honest our service will suffer if we employee... read more

Christmas 2018

Things are so bad that the main campus in Oldsmar had their annual Christmas celebration and by the time the night time Scarborough and Audio part time people got there all the food and water was gone. It was pathetic. So about 130 people had dirty... read more

ATTN: FLORIDA COLLEGE STUDENTS BEING RECRUITED BY NIELSEN

THE COMPANY IS MANAGED BY INEXPERIENCED PEOPLE WHO HIRE INEXPERIENCED PEOPLE DIFFICULT TO GAIN GOOD EXPERIENCE HERE. MANY MANAGERS THINK THEY ARE GOOD BECAUSE THEY TREAT EMPLOYEES BADLY. RAISES ONLY COME EVERY FEW YEARS. NOT ANNUALLY LIKE MOST... read more
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Post ID: @Wcg6Xco

Drip by drip redundancy at Nielsen

Its drip by drip on Redundancy - a small amount of employees leave each week from the major site I work from - this has been happening for weeks Also company is not telling the truth - Blaming GDPR on financial results - this is not true as most BUY... read more

Diversity is our strength

Unless you mean the strength of the stock price. Nielsen implemented "Diversity" at same time stock started the downward cycle. Coincidence?!?
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Post ID: @VNihoWp

700+ Laid off by Nielsen in Florida

Here is the WARN notice... State of Florida - WARN Notice Company Name: Nielsen Number of Laid off Employees: 724 Address 1: Address 2: Statewide City: Statewide, FL WARN Notice Date: Mon 03/26/2018 Layoff From: Thu 05/24/2018 Layoff To: Sat... read more
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Post ID: @UU6LDZ1

Strategic review of BUY org; CEO resigns

Strategic review Means more Layoff.Nielsen had same strategy for 11 years.Private equity partnership Is Involved; means deepest cuts.
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Post ID: @UoSJuEL

Nielsen Leadership Guide

X - ACT IN FEAR OF YOUR SUPERIORS X - CREATE FEARFUL ENVIRONMENT FOR SUBORDINATES X - ALWAYS SAY YES TO EVERYTHING X - SUBORDINATES ARE TO BE TREATED AS INDENTURED SERVANT X - SUBORDINATES ARE TO BLAME FOR ALL LEADERSHIP MISTAKES
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Post ID: @TUuftX9

Save your job - start a union

The grass isn't greener elsewhere. Every company is pulling this crap now. They are booting out invaluable employees for short term gains while sending the company down the gutter in the long term. Your boss won't save you or your position. Organize... read more

June 2018

More redundancy - this company is going down the pan. IRI are winning big in USA and Nielsen are too expensive for most only the very large companies can afford them. Its all about cost cutting and strategy is very weak - layer upon layer of... read more

Global cull of colleagues

Big number of people losing their jobs globally. In western Europe many good and very experienced people losing their jobs to pay for the mismanagement of those at the top in the US. Seems like the company is run to make share holders and the short... read more

Consistent

Layoffs have been occurring at Nielsen consistently at the end of every quarter since 2015. US Buy hasn’t bounced back and they need funds to move forward with the connected system. This means cutting jobs and salaries, replacing what they have with... read more
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Post ID: @Tz1RnUp

'ad hoc' and 'custom analytics' layoffs

From what I heard from former colleagues, is that most recent round of Layoffs (excluding the already announced Watch layoffs in Tampa) focused on the 'ad hoc' and 'custom analytics' side of Nielsen. Long tenured employees with higher titles were let... read more
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Post ID: @TtRmUiJ

More info on layoffs

From what I heard from former colleagues, is that most recent round of Layoffs (excluding the already announced Watch layoffs in Tampa) focused on the 'ad hoc' and 'custom analytics' side of Nielsen. Long tenured employees with higher titles were let... read more
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Post ID: @Ts2l5D7

This week's layoffs

Anybody knows any details about layoffs that took place at Nielsen this week? I've heard several people were let go, but I can't seem to find any info on who or at least where. Also, are we looking at more layoffs in the following weeks or was that... read more

Summer Layoffs

Sounds like there are going to be Layoffs in the next few weeks. Anyone hear of a specific number?

Healthcare costs?

Did anyone else laid off incur high healthcare costs (either for you, spouse, or dependent) in the last year or so? I didn’t think anything of it, but conveniently I also just got hit with an audit to verify my dependent(s) during my continuation... read more
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Post ID: @TcYh5lq

Fire and Hire?

The department I work in is scheduling interviews for people with the same skills that people just let go have. Looks like another situation of laying off older workers to be replaced with younger and cheaper.

Major layoffs at Nielsen

In case somebody missed it, Nielsen is laying off over 700 employees in May and June. Oldsmar and North Venice are being hit. A few of the lucky ones from those locations are getting transferred, but the rest will be shown the door. I don't... read more

Nielsen Layoffs 2018

You can never tell if layoffs are planned, but if HR has too many meetings with closed doors you got to be freaked out. I am in NYC.
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Post ID: @PL5uXbS

New TATA contract will create more layoffs

TATA Consulting Services Is Signing a New Long-term Contract with Nielsen to Takeover all Information Technology and Development using a new Model that Requirements are handed off and TATA will Deliver to the Requirement Specification. Most On-Shore... read more

Nielsen Layoffs Severance Payments

Hello - do you have more info about any plans to change severance payments for the US based employees. If yes, do you know what the new severance play would be and who may be affected. I know that in Europe they have different laws and that if laid... read more

Heard 400+ more layoffs

Got it on good information that this is going down...largely already occurred this month. Lots of long timers, so it looks like they're gunning for salaries. Crappy severance being given this go around.

First Layoffs

New Management came in and anyone that had been there for any length of time 5 years or more was let go. At first there were a lot of people until it hit the papers then since then it is still going coach them up or coach them out. They took very... read more
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Post ID: @KzU8QRD

Worked like a dog then put down like one two

All I know is I worked for them for a year. I covered an area of over 100 miles in all directions from my home. I carried the entire thing by myself for a year then they hired 4 young guys and let me go. Be advised if let go for any reason, READ YOUR... read more

Part time aways

Close to a year ago i turned in my resignation letter into Nielsen. I was a supervisor in the inbound dep for Scarborough. What i thought was a great company that was very friendly, it did have a revolving door on employees and was hard at times... read more
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Post ID: @KxYiNor

Redundancy in Australia

I was made redundant along with all the Retail Auditing employees in Australia about 2 years ago. We were given 3 months notice, linked up to a HR company to have resumes drawn up and all financial obligations were met by the company. I worked for... read more

No loyalty

Lead one of the most significant buy programs successfully and the was laid off. Management has no sense of loyalty to folks who deliver.

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