Nielsen is a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch, listen to, and buy. We study consumers in more than 100 countries to provide the most complete view of trends and habits worldwide.
How to Get Hired
We asked Nielsen for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
We look for people who are really passionate about our business and who are eager to make an impact on the organization's success. We seek candidates who align well with our core values of being Simple, Open, and Integrated in all that we do. Leadership capabilities are highly important for many roles within the company and we seek those who excel at setting direction, motivating, inspiring and building high-performing teams. Candidates who bring diverse backgrounds, experiences and ways of thinking are highly sought after as we believe this leads to the company's growth, strength, and ability to innovate. Also important is intellectual curiosity, a collaborative nature, a drive to innovate, and a healthy blend of confidence and humility.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Be yourself during the selection process. We really want to get to know the real you. What are you enthusiastic and passionate about? What are your career goals? Why are you excited about our company and this role? How do you believe you can contribute to Nielsen's success?
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Nielsen offers a wide variety of career opportunities across the enterprise - from Client Service/Sales to Data Science to Technology to Corporate Functions and more. Roles in Data Science and Technology are particularly important right now as part of our digital transformation. We hire in these many functional areas at different tenure and career levels from entry level to senior executive.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
The best place to start is a visit to our career site at Nielsen.com/Careers. Check out videos, podcasts and employee stories that showcase the Nielsen Employee Experience. Investigate our Teams section to learn more about key functional areas and the roles within them. Explore our Locations pages to learn about our offices and openings in our many locations around the globe. Use the search functionality to find and apply for specific roles!