Reed Elsevier Group

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Good Place to Learn & Good Work/Life Balance

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Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in San Diego, CA (US)
Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in San Diego, CA (US)

I worked at Reed Elsevier Group full-time (more than an year)

Pros

European owned company - 37.5 hr work week! Good balance work/life balance....you aren't working crazy hours which can be a common expectation in the marketing field at other companies. Learning opportunities are readily available in order to promote advancement in your career. Friendly people to work with.

Cons

The salaries are a bit low.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

To keep good workers, salaries need to be a bit more competitive.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Decent Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Reed Elsevier Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, work/life balance. Advancement can happen if you play the politics right and are ambitious. Flexibility allows for internal job switching if an opportunity comes.

    Cons

    My personal experience was bad because I worked for the American publishing division which was eventually sold off. The division I worked for was in sale mode for nearly four years, and that meant very little investment in technology or business expansion. Overall, the senior management seemed directionless and inaccessible. There was little or no communication between the various divisions.

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    Reed Elsevier

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Providence, Union, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Providence, Union, NJ (US)

    I worked at Reed Elsevier Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Ongoing 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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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