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

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Come for the benefits, but beware of shady management styles

Senior Compensation Analyst (Former Employee)
Philadelphia, PA (US)

I worked at Reed Elsevier Group

ProsTechnology is always up to date. Great benefits.

ConsToo much politics. You have a lot of upper management that are international or have just recently moved to the U.S. and they carry a lot of the "in your face" European management style that may come off as rude.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees. It's one thing to have open dialog with your direct team but people under them need to know you exist.

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The greatest publisher in the world-content wise, but a difficult place in which to succeed.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I have been working at Reed Elsevier Group


Pros: The largest publisher in the world, delivering critical material to science… Cons: This applies to the books group only: Heavily matrixed organization, difficult to learn one's way. Systems need work.… Advice to Senior Management: Senior mgmt (books) needs to show more maturity in group… More

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EDIT was great, now it is a shell of what it once was.

Consulting Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Miamisburg, OH (US)

I have been working at Reed Elsevier Group


Pros: Because you can't find a better job, because the economy is so bad that you would rather risk pending layoffs than… Cons: All of the real work is done in India Advice to Senior Management: Tell the truth, don't spin. Employees are not as… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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