Nielsen Layoffs

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Nielsen Layoffs

Nielsen has been laying off all employees who have been with the company less than 5 years. This is so they could save money on severance pay offs. Nielsen is known for layoffs and doing so during covid19 has been very hard on employees. A billion... —  read more 


As someone with direct knowledge, a few comments above you didnt say much! The truth is they couldn't care much laying off 3,500 employees when David Kenny is making millions! The company makes billions! Nielsen uses employees then tosses them out... —  read more 

Diversity and Inclusive

Ge rid of the dead weight who send the nonsense e-mails that we delete oh about 99.9 % . We just want to know if our job has been sent to overseas.

When will it be over?

I've heard the layoffs might extend into the next week, is this true? I don't understand why they have to drag it out so much. If I'm on the list, just let me know! Don't make me wait and stress over it for weeks or even months. What good will that... —  read more 

Nielsen Scarborough Tampa

Senior management needs to review how staff is treated here. Research Interviewers are under extreme pressure. If you do not commit to additional hours you are being held accountable. These are part time positions with no full benefits. Index... —  read more 

Diversity and Inclusive

David Kenny,,,,,,,Thank you so much for your town hall in Tampa during the day that concluded into the beginning of the week with fun and festivities that did not include staff , Audio and usual we are not inclusive as this... —  read more 


I worked for this company for 1 year and it was the most horrible experience ever. Full of racism, unfriendly people. You are nothing but a number to them. The can care less if you are sick or dying. They have no regards for the people they install... —  read more 


The reviews on Glassdoor and etc are all created by a lady that works in the FL and Tx office. These are not real reviews. Notice how all the real bad reviews are covered up by green good reviews so you can't easily see the bad reviews. Nielsen needs... —  read more 


This company is probably one of the worst out there. With constant lay offs, racist managers and horrible work ethics and attitude towards each other. Stay away if you value your family and your sanity.

How many people work at Nielsen?

What's your guess on how many employees the company will have before the end of the year? How about the overall headcount? And headcount at NYC?

Nielsen Scarborough Tampa

So we all know big business in this company is because of Scarborough Research. So explain why the staff at this part of the company which is mostly part time still treated like we are a not part of Nielsen Corporate. We work nights and no... —  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?!?

Bahamas Dorian

Nielsen US has stepped up as a global partner what are we doing to help the Bahamas. Give your employees guidance and we will help. They are 50 miles of our shores in Florida and our greatest allies. USA has stepped up what are we doing David Kenny?... —  read more 


Every day more folks being brought back to Tampa. Great coworkers. Smart resilient and trust worthy. Bring back US jobs and we can save this company. I see it every day.


Does anyone know if Nielsen still provides severance? A friend of my husband was let go after 6 years but was told to file for unemployment.

Where are we headed?

Nielsen is on a hiring spree for the IT department and they're really good talented folks now. They're rebranding. But at the same time, stocks are plummeting and it's on the verge of getting sold. What is the future like ?

New York Post Article July 30: Nielsen selling for parts.

I read an article stating no one will buy Nielsen for $17B which includes about $8 B of debt so they will sell for parts

Nielsen Leadership Guide


Nielsen is backwards regarding technology

Many people don't want to carry a pager looking thing now that they're all bracelets. Smart watches etc. The company is dying and they keep acquiring other companies for what? It's actually best for it to be bought for parts because it's not getting... —  read more 

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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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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.

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Membership Rep

Does anyone know what's planned in the US. I've been told it's organizational changes but we won't be fired. We however keep paying for the Buy side. I don't trust it for a second. Does anyone remember what Nielsen did to Arbitron Rep? Dying to know... —  read more 

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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Massive cull coming

My spouse works there in a function that knows these things. Massive budget cuts and layoffs occurring soon.

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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 

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