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Reed Business Information RBI Global Chief Executive Officer Mark Kelsey
Mark Kelsey
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    RCD, now Construction Market Data (CMD) is an ever-changing exciting place to work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lombard, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lombard, IL

    I have been working at Reed Business Information full-time (more than a year)


    Candid, straight-forward manager, open to new ideas and willing to help! Supportive teammates, phenomenal benefits with very generous time off starting at day one of employment.


    New goals are often introduced without end to end report testing and without considering an appropriate benchmark period to ensure goals are attainable by more than 1/8th of the team.

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    Understanding the Customer must be the driver behind our business, upper management must be more inclusive when goal setting to avoid managing to a number over the best interest of our products,.

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Reed Business Information Interviews

Updated Feb 14, 2015
Updated Feb 14, 2015

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    Sales Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sutton, London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sutton, London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a weekinterviewed at Reed Business Information in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Went through an agency, group interview with approximately 20 people was whittled down to a shortlisted 8 with 4 jobs to spare. The hiring managers it seemed went mostly of personality and their gut rather than any particular competence. Did a mock sales call and initially had a 1 to 1 interview which lasted approximately 5 minutes before being offered the job the next day, through the agency.
    Sounds like a hard process as described however most hired colleagues had much smaller groups with less rigorous selection pressures.

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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

This enterprise brings together business information and business people. Reed Business is the trade publishing and exhibitions division of information giant Reed Elsevier Group plc. Its Reed Business Information unit, with primary operations in the UK, the US, and the Netherlands, publishes more than 300 trade magazine titles, including Broadcasting & Cable, Publishers Weekly, and Variety. Meanwhile, its Reed Exhibitions unit produces more than 570 industry events in nearly 45 countries. Its events attract about 90,000 exhibitors and six million visitors annually, and... More

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