Perseus Books Group

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Perseus Books Group Reviews

27 Reviews
2.9
27 Reviews
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David Steinberger
13 Ratings
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    Not too bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Perseus Books Group

    Pros

    - Work was pretty interesting and unique. Gave me skills that I wrote on my resume
    - Good name in the publishing industry
    - People seemed to care about the work we did
    - Good recommendation (written by someone in publishing, so it was very well-written and useful)

    Cons

    - Routine, not much changed from day to day
    - A bit awkward; was only there temporarily, and the transition in and out of the job was not as smooth or organized as it could have been

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Perseus Books Group Interviews

Updated Dec 3, 2014
Updated Dec 3, 2014

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    Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Perseus Books Group.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume/cover letter via email and received a reply in two days. We had a brief phone conversation to discuss the details of the position before scheduling an in person interview. The in person interview included a brief tour around the facilities, an introduction to the Senior Editor, and a sit-down conversation with the supervisor. The questions were fairly generic, and the overall tone was very welcoming and somewhat casual.

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Website www.perseusbooksgroup.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

While books from this publishing group don't have wings, they do help readers travel great distances. The Perseus Books Group is a large independent publisher, made up of about a dozen separate imprints that are Perseus-owned, joint ventures, or owned by third parties. These include Avalon Travel (travel guides), PublicAffairs (non-fiction), Vanguard Press (fiction and non-fiction), and Westview Press (academic books). Perseus also distributes books from more than 300 smaller presses including Grove/Atlantic and ZAGAT Survey. Its Consortium unit provides marketing and... More

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