Reed Exhibitions (UK)

  www.reedexpo.com
  www.reedexpo.com
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Reed Exhibitions (UK) Chairman and CEO Mike Rusbridge
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT

    I worked at Reed Exhibitions (UK) full-time

    Pros

    + Career development - no matter what position you start at, you're given the chance to advance/grow, opportunity to attend career development courses
    + Exposure to different fields - you'll have your hand in different areas within your department and you'll interact with different departments so you can get a feel for what they do - this can allow you to hop to a different field if you want to
    + Atmosphere - team outings, company events, out-of-office happy hours, sports teams
    + Summer hours - half day Fridays during the summer
    + Travel for events - engaging with other employees, seeing work come to life
    + Cool mix of different industry events

    Cons

    - Corporate culture - there's a very specific track that you get placed on and it's a lot of work to move around from it, traditional mindset, the environment is stuffy
    - Very political - you can't speak your mind freely, superiors are always right and lower ranked employees must take blame for mistakes
    - Terrible work/life balance - apart from summer hours
    - Travel for events - very long days on the show floor

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Norwalk, CT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Norwalk, CT
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Reed Exhibitions (UK) in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Reed hires slowly. You will have to go through at least 5 interviews before an offer is presented or you hear back from them. HR is knowledgable and courteous. Expect to be brought into the office 2-4 times for separate interviews. Research the company, the trade show industry and their individual portfolio of shows on their corporate site before interviewing.

    Interview Questions
    • Give a solid example of an accomplishment you are particularly proud of and how you went about solving a difficult problem.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Flexible on vacation. Ask for 3 weeks.
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Website www.reedexpo.com
Headquarters Richmond, United Kingdom
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Reed Exhibitions is in the business of bringing business professionals together. The company organizes and operates more than 500 trade shows and conferences annually in about 40 countries. Its conferences hook up about 90,000 suppliers with 7 million buyers. Reed Exhibitions focuses on events serving roughly 40 key markets, such as aerospace and defense, publishing, engineering, information technology, retail, security, travel, and sports and leisure. Sister firm Reed Business Information is a publisher of business magazines and related electronic content. The two... More

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