Reed Elsevier NV

Reed Elsevier NV Reviews

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Reed Elsevier NV CEO and Director; CEO, Elsevier Division Erik Engstrom
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3 Ratings

    Stunningly competent!

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    Former Employee - Editor in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Editor in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Reed Elsevier NV


    Large, international, long-term focus, competent


    Too large, not-local, overly goal focused, disorganized

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    Communicate more and actually do something productive. The counting of words to determine the value of an opinion is an approach that fails to take into account content quality and is only concerned with the amount of content.

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Reed Elsevier NV Interviews

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    Commercial Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Reed Elsevier NV in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial: HR Phone Interview followed by manager phone interview. I was then flown in to the office for an interview where I proceeded to have "chats" with a total of 11 people from ad ops, editors, and innovation. I didn't hear anything for more than 6 weeks, when I was finally offered the job.

    Interview Questions
    • To provide an on-the-fly verbal competitive SWAT analysis between this company and what I perceive to be the closest 3 competitors in the space.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Not much room for negotiation - I came in at the top of the salary range (which was confirmed during my employment).
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Headquarters Amsterdam
Size 1 to 5 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (ENL)
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

Reed Elsevier NV (formerly Elsevier NV) traces its roots to the late 19th century, when a number of Dutch publishers joined forces, but today the company operates through 50%-owned Reed Elsevier Group plc. The international information and publishing giant serves the business, legal, and scientific communities with a variety of magazines and information products, through units such as Reed Business Information and LexisNexis. UK-based Reed Elsevier PLC owns the other half of Reed Elsevier Group. Reed Elsevier NV also owns 61% of Elsevier Reed Finance, the financing arm for... More

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