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    Overall great company but the management can sometimes hold staff back from reaching full potential.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer

    I worked at Pearson full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Member of a large global team working for a worthy cause. Good benefits, continued education is encouraged.

    Cons

    Because it is so large, everything moves very slowly, and it is hard to make any meaningful change. Innovative and creative ideas were shot down because they weren't "tradition".

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Pearson Interviews

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015

Interview Experience

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    Editorial Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter who'd seen my resume floating around and she connected me with the Editor I came to work for. The interviewing process was seamless--they were both very impressed with previous editorial experience. The editor was unexpectedly enthusiastic about previous sales experience, as he felt EAs should transition into sales positions.

    Interview Questions
    • The editor I interviewed with was very interested in previous sales experience, almost trying to sell me on a Sales career before I entered Editorial.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was very little wiggle room as far as compensation packages go.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Pearson Awards & Accolades

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National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
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Additional Info

Website www.pearson.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1724
Type Company - Public (PSO)
Industry Education
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

We are the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries. We provide learning materials, places of learning, technologies, assessments and services to teachers, professionals and students in order to help people everywhere aim higher and fulfill their true potential.

We are a very different company from the one Wheetman Pearson created... More

Mission: Working to help people of all ages make measurable progress in their lives through learning.

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