Reed Elsevier Group
3.1 of 5 71 reviews
www.reedelsevier.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New Providence, Union, NJ (US)

I worked at Reed Elsevier Group full-time for more than a year

ProsEditorial group was a pleasure to work with.
Enjoyed the "family-oriented company" atmosphere.
Company sponsored events for employees.
On-site cafeteria.

ConsOngoing restructuring led to disorganization and confusing strategy.
Difficulty in synching product delivery with IT.
Unprofessional behavior from manager was never addressed by HR.

Advice to Senior ManagementMicromanaging never leads to a positive product outcome. Suggest stepping back and letting editorial staff do his/her job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Be prepared to work on your own if you are an Intern

Intern Product Management (Current Employee)
Amsterdam (Netherlands)

I have been working at Reed Elsevier Group as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Facilities, good IT department, international atmosphere and welcoming people. Good possibilities to enter an International career in Publishing Bizz. Elsevier offers you international experience and… Cons: MATRIX fixed company, not suitable for Interns with low academic background. Be more than just pro active, because their might not be any guarantee for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Stable, large company regarded well for its content and expertise in healthcare informatics.

Director (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

I have been working at Reed Elsevier Group full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Reliable, stable. Better than average benefits (health, etc.). Some opportunities for… Cons: Rather bureaucratic and prone to red tape. Too focused on communication via e-mail and meetings, less on actual actions and executions. Executive management very… Advice to Senior Management: Seek out advice from middle management and actual employees that do actual work. Clear red tape. Do away… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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