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Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Oxford University Press.

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53 English questions out of 53

15 April 2019

Does Oxford University Press offer relocation assistance?

Pros

Great colleagues: people are deeply motivated by the work, are good communicators and are genuinely friendly. Very little in the way of office politics, no backstabbing. Mission-driven: Supporting education is at the heart of the work. Being business-minded and profit-focused is also important, and indicates that we are working in a way that is efficient and sustainable. Good benefits package; very understanding management

Cons

Implementing changes, simplifying systems and processes, digitising our offer: hard work that continues to move along. We're getting there, but more slowly than needed

Good benefits package; very understanding management

15 April 2019

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13 July 2020

Does Oxford University Press have a pension plan?

Pros

Good benefits (pension, book discount), and good work/life balance

Cons

Very difficult to progress internally, poor communication, decisions take ages to be reached due to multi-leveled management structure

Advice to Management

Encourage employees to progress and do all you can to help them do so, or they'll leave.

Good benefits (pension, book discount), and good work/life balance

13 July 2020

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6 September 2020

Does Oxford University Press offer parental leave?

Pros

Wonderful people, very mission-led organisation, amazing spacious office and location, company always moving in the right direction even if it takes a long time. Decent flexi-/remote-working, shared parental leave. 24hr library, restaurant, quads with fountains, history.

Cons

Glacial pace of change, outdated tech, homogeneous recruitment, low salaries compared to the rest of the industry.

working, shared parental leave.

6 September 2020

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18 February 2020

Does Oxford University Press assist with or provide work transportation?

Pros

Company car, Great benefits, Good people

Cons

Low salary No upward Mobility

Advice to Management

Increase salary to keep/attract staff that stays

Company car, Great benefits, Good people

18 February 2020

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13 July 2020

Does Oxford University Press offer employee discounts?

Pros

Good benefits (pension, book discount), and good work/life balance

Cons

Very difficult to progress internally, poor communication, decisions take ages to be reached due to multi-leveled management structure

Advice to Management

Encourage employees to progress and do all you can to help them do so, or they'll leave.

Good benefits (pension, book discount), and good work/life balance

13 July 2020

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