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Elsevier Overview

Amsterdam (Netherlands)
1001 to 5000 employees
RELX Group
1880
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Media
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.

Mission: Leading the way in advancing science, technology and health.

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    I worked at Elsevier full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People, Culture, Work/Life Balance, Travel Opportunities, Diverse Workforce, Benefits

    Cons

    Salary, Leadership, Company Direction, Communication of Objectives and Goals from Corporate

    Advice to Management

    Come up with a thought out objective and goal and then pursue it. My department routinely would spend months working on a project only to be told that we were doing it the way we were before we started the project again. This causes frustration and a lack of motivation within your departments.

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Elsevier Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Elsevier (Philadelphia, PA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    The day after I applied online for the position, I received an email from one of their Talent Acquisition managers. We agreed on a time for the first round phone interview. The completion of an online logic exam was required before the in-person interview. He was extremely pleasant and the interview went well (it was not technical, more about me, my studies, etc). He gave me two days to choose from for an in-person interview day at the Philly office. The interview day was long, but exciting. It was about 14 other candidates. We were given a topic for oral presentations about a week before the in-person interview. The day involved oral presentations, lunch, a tour, multiple interviews (at least 3 and the option to stay for optional interviews afterwards, none were group interviews), and some general conversation. Everyone was very welcoming. Some of the interviews were technical, some weren't. The next day, I got the call with the job offer.

    Interview Questions

    • What data structures do you know (was asked to describe them)? What IDE do you use? Write simple programs (in my case, Java).   1 Answer
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