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RELX Group Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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Erik Engstrom
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  • Upper management does little to encourage research (in 8 reviews)

  • People know the brands but expect to explain how to pronounce Reed Elsevier (reed el-severe) let alone what they do (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Working at RELX Group"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time

    Pros

    Good senior management with very clear strategy. Friendly environment and great colleagues.

    Cons

    Can sometimes feel slow to get things done.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!


  2. "Could do better"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at RELX Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible working, reasonable work life balance

    Cons

    Chaos, Political, Poor communication, Confusion, Blame culture

    Advice to Management

    Stop in fighting

  3. "Very good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work freedom, flexible work timings for individual

    Cons

    Not yet observed cons. Everything is going well and good

    Advice to Management

    No advice


  4. "A very brief review..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    RELX Group offers great products.

    Cons

    It suffers from similar issues that plague all large, multi-national companies.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "RELX Group = Elsevier/Lexis NexisDecent Benefits,"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time

    Pros

    Decent Benefits, Good Salary for new hires

    Cons

    Rotating Management, hard to get ahead


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Company in transition"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Miamisburg, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Easy to be a "star", as the company is struggling with process change.

    Excellent benefits.

    Plenty of opportunity to advance and demonstrate leadership.

    Cons

    Constant change can be frustrating.

    "Old" company that is struggling to change "the way we've always done it".


  7. "Senior GR Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time

    Pros

    Great boss, friendly work environment.

    Cons

    the business is too mature to develop fast

  8. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work and Life Integration is visible

    Cons

    Evaluation/Appraisal for each administrator must be done quarterly

    Advice to Management

    Continue improving for the betterment of the employees


  9. "good work/life balance but lower pay"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RELX Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedule as long as work is done, ability to work from home, good NYC location, great 401K, decent vacation time

    Cons

    lower pay than similar work in financial and tech industry, ok medical insurance, stressful deadlines sometimes


  10. "Providing access to the online subscription for the Elsevier products purchased by the customers."

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    Former Employee - Subject Matter Expert in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Subject Matter Expert in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RELX Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, Good culture, Friendly environment. Good facilities, cab, insurance to the family members.

    Cons

    Career growth opportunity is less, ladders are not up to the level. The management at Chennai needs to be move from the micro level to optimistic level.

    Advice to Management

    Need to focus on individual growth who are good in skill set.


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