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Gale Overview

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Farmington, MI
1001 to 5000 employees
Cengage
1994
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Media
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
EBSCO, ProQuest

Working at Gale

The answers to your research questions just may in fact be blowing in the wind. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, publishes educational and reference material for schools, libraries, and businesses. The company creates and maintains some 300 databases that are available in a ... Read more

Gale Reviews

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Michael Hansen
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  • "Inside sales"

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    Current Employee - Library Sales Consultant in Farmington Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Library Sales Consultant in Farmington Hills, MI
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    I have been working at Gale full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent base and commission, ok benefits, flexible schedule, good atmosphere, progressive company. Good way to get into the industry and learn.

    Cons

    Hard to change positions/departments. Sales people are almost always sales people, no matter what your degree might be. I have multiple, and have had a difficult time moving around.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on career paths for your employees.

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Gale Interviews

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    UX Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Gale (Ann Arbor, MI) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I applied on career fair. They have only one Interview. There were two interviewees, it's a in person interview. It lasted one hour. Most of the questions are behavioral questions.

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