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Wiley is a very people-friendly work environment.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Wiley

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

They treat their employees very well, both personally and professionally. They go to great lengths to treat you 'like a person first and an employee second.' Compared to most companies, it has very little politics. The people here are very good people. And the Wiley family is great.

Cons

They tend to move very slowly to make decisions--there's a lot of paralysis by analysis, though there have been attempts to change that recently. It's a flat organization, so there aren't a lot of opportunities to move up. Also by being flat, management tends to be involved in a lot of decisions, which can often make people feel like they have responsibility but little authority.

Advice to Management

Move more quickly. Support (with money) the innovative ideas of your employees. Delegate authority to the lowest levels possible. Take more risks.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Fruitful and interesting.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wiley

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - opportunities to work with colleagues from overseas - exposure to different regional markets

    Cons

    -since the takeover of blackwell publishing, there has been a climate of fear - there were more staff in senior management than working staff


  2. Helpful (1)

    Extremely rushed with no regard for work-life balance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dev Editor in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Dev Editor in New Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Wiley

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get to interact with the best professors in the business The standards of book development and production are really high News and events are communicated to all employees

    Cons

    No regard for work-life balance Working hours are 9am-8pm on weekdays and take-home work is given on weekends Not enough credit for good work, though errors are immediately and severely dealt with No clarity on career progression No clarity on role in projects

    Advice to Management

    Management should begin to interact with employees - we are people too!


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