Reed Elsevier Group

www.reedelsevier.com
Profile Unclaimed
There are newer employer reviews for Reed Elsevier Group

2 people found this helpful  

Low pay, and mind-numbing work, but you can take lots of days off...

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Journals, Editorial Production in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Journals, Editorial Production in San Diego, CA

I worked at Reed Elsevier Group

Pros

The company is based in Europe, so the attitude throughout the U.S. offices seems to be a tad more "Euro" also. Great vacation time, sick time, AND personal days. Managers are known for being fairly chill and understanding. There is also the opportunity to travel if you have been at the company long enough, and if you are lucky, basically.

Cons

LOW pay and VERY limited opportunity for advancement, even though management (via corporate)tries to act like there is, by requiring you to fill out a "personal development plan" that is basically BS. It is a genius idea to keep us motivated, but it becomes a big joke to anyone who had been there longer than a year. My branch was also littered with people who were probably considered "unemployable" for the most part, and were just happy to have a job.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be a bit more candid about our significance in the company. We know there is little to no chance for promotion. We know our job is easily replaced by outsourcing (or more sophisticated softwware). Don't kiss our ass and give us a condescending pat on the head (or a measly $5 starbux card) when we do something right. Anyone who has a half a brain can see through it and it's demoralizing.

No opinion of CEO

106 Other Employee Reviews for Reed Elsevier Group (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Good corporate mission, poor management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Reed Elsevier Group

    Pros

    The best reason to work at Reed elsevier is that the overall mission to help improve the delivery of health information and to better patient outcomes is compelling

    Cons

    Very poor senior management and pay is on the lower side of the scale!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior management needs to value its employees

    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Unsure about future

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at Reed Elsevier Group

    Pros

    Good location, decent facility. Employees generally able to balance work & home life.

    Cons

    Limited career path. Outsourcing / offshoring will probably continue. Other IT career opportunities in Dayton are limited.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Even a reasonably intelligent person can detect BS so don't give it to us.

    No opinion of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for Reed Elsevier Group

Work at Reed Elsevier Group? Share Your Experiences

Reed Elsevier Group

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.