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www.bl.uk
London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
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Nonprofit Organization
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Where else would J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series share shelf space with the first edition of The Canterbury Tales? The British Library houses the UK's national collection of books and music, as does the Library of Congress in the US. Its ... Read more

The British Library Reviews

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  • "It's a good place to work, but with some downsides."

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    Pros

    Great work/life balance, and doing something important for society is very satisfying. Lots of long-term employees in the organisation.

    Cons

    Salary isn't competitive, making recruitment and retention challenging, particularly in the IT department which is always running seriously below minimum capacity. Career opportunities are limited.

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The British Library Interviews

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    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at The British Library.

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    First impression did not seem to fit my personal preferences.

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