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Nice people - bad progression

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Current Employee - Editorial Assistant in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Editorial Assistant in London, England (UK)

I have been working at Elsevier full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Lovely place to work with interesting and challenging projects

Cons

Pay is very low, need to make more opportunities available to those who are capable not just to those employees who happen to have been there the longest. You have to fight to get good projects to work on and there not enough training available for development.

HR are pretty much non-existent. They welcome you on your first day and you won't see them again. Organization mapping is confusing - it'd be better to have a manager who is familiar with the work you do and can actually provide a step-up.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give us better pay!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    its very good :) except for people management

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    Current Employee - Journal Administrator in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Journal Administrator in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Elsevier full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    projects
    recognition for honesty, talent and sincerity

    Cons

    partiality in workload balance
    Management team not efficient
    very stressful and pressured

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to balance the workload

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    30% profit margin is what the the company is about. NOT the development of science.

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    Former Employee - Marketing Within Sales in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Marketing Within Sales in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I worked at Elsevier full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    informal atmosphere, matrix organization, highly educated staff, sallary

    Cons

    way to much internal politics, zero investment in staff development/education, lack of a clear strategy, not innovative enough for an online company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get your yearly bonus and get out

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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