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LexisNexis Legal & Professional Reviews

Updated May 25, 2017
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  • So senior management can get rich (in 68 reviews)

  • Upper management as all over the place with regard to long term strategy of the product (in 61 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Intern in Dayton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Busy schedule, willing to work with employees

    Cons

    Not a good company to work for.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Nice people, tough management task"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people. NC State Centennial Campus is modern, clean and safe. Contemporary software development methods and tools. Good IT support. Good equipment. Some ability to flex schedule. Generally positive management. Good high-level corporate governance and mission.

    Cons

    Could use more remote work options. Tough long term job of knitting together teams and building a coherent, high quality portfolio. Some instability of product strategy and tough quality versus go to market trade offs.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more flex time, remote work options.


  3. Helpful (7)

    ""Not for Engineers""

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miamisburg, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miamisburg, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good pay
    good benefits
    flexible hours
    able to work from home

    Cons

    no work life balance
    expected to do the job of several people
    clueless leaders that think moving the largest office to the smallest will make people more productive
    consistent layoffs

    Advice to Management

    Moving development to North Carolina is not going to fix your poor decisions


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  5. Helpful (6)

    "Terrible Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There is nothing good about this company.

    Cons

    Management will take any opportunity to throw you under the bus.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe treat your employees with some respect.


  6. "Lexis Nexis Finance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work with very talented people.

    Cons

    Headquarters out of touch with midwest operations.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Solid Place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    well established company with lots of great people and some world class products. Good office environment and campus with fitness facilities and good dining options. Lot of social events, Lots of technology

    Cons

    lots of lay offs and changes constantly. The revenue isn't growing so cuts happen regularly. Tech jobs slowly moving to Raleigh so limited options in that space.

    Advice to Management

    increase planning to avoid short sided leadership


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Life at LN"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots to learn, Good titles, Few leaders are very good.

    Cons

    Too much pressure, bad work life balance and compensation


  9. Helpful (5)

    "LexisNexis Legal & Professional"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Okay work life balance. Benefits were alright.

    Cons

    Layoffs happening all the time. Morale is down. It is not a matter of if you will be laid off it's a matter of when.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention and value your people.


  10. "Very good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment
    Good benefits
    Management is well qualified and tries to do the right thing.
    It has a great mission of strengthening the rule of law around the world

    Cons

    The market for the company has been very challenging, so the company has needed to reorganize multiple times
    Certain parts of the organization can move slowly

    Advice to Management

    Minimize reorganizations to provide more stability to employees, which will benefit clients as well


  11. Helpful (7)

    "Terrible HR Services"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large company with lots of resources.
    You can move around the company without too many issues. Superficially friendly personnel (except for HR)

    Cons

    They Treat all employees poorly. Management is selfish and out for themselves
    Disorganized management team sends mixed messages. Poor training and development.
    HR is an absolute trainwreck. They will mess up your onboarding, pay and benefits, guaranteed


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