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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (PSO)
Industry Media
Revenue £5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year

There's nothing fishy about information from Pearson, home of salmon-colored newspaper The Financial Times. The media giant operates through three main business groups: Pearson Education, Penguin Group, and FT Group. Pearson Education, its largest segment, is the world's top educational publisher of textbooks and related material. Pearson provides financial information and business news through FT Group, which includes The Financial Times (known locally as the "Pink 'Un"), related website, and the 50%-owned The Economist. Penguin Group publishes more than... More

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Pros: Pearson is a fantastic friendly paternalistic company, which looks after it's people. It was quite different in each part of the business in terms of culture, but that is changing with a new CEO trying to encourage 'one pearson'. The employee… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Harlow, England Jul 2014 Reviewed 5 days ago New

Interview Details Two stage process; phone screening interview (~50 mins) followed by face to face interview, including a skills test (total ~2.5 hrs). Interviews had standard questions, CV review, giving examples of being in a team, leading a team, disputes, any problems, dealing with deadlines, etc. Technical task…Full Interview

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National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
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