REED Overview

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1960
  • Company - Private
  • Staffing & Outsourcing
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

Founded by Sir Alec Reed in 1960, REED is the UK's biggest and best-known recruitment brand with established in 1995 becoming the UK's #1 job site To learn more go to is a market leader in the provision of candidate search; job ...
Mission: • Our purpose: Improving lives through work • Our mission: We want to be synonymous with shaping careers and delivering on our purpose REED is family-owned and has grown organically, rather than by acquisition, to a company of 3,000 Co-Members in over 350 ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020(#44), 2019(#28)

Top CEOs: 2019(#20), 2018(#47)

Company Updates

4 June 2021
Great news again this week as REED get recognised as a Top Company To Work For (Job Crowd 2021) by both Graduates AND Apprentices. Click the link to learn more.
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10 May 2021
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REED Reviews

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Featured Review
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Great Company, Excellent Management."

14 May 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in London, England, England
Positive Outlook
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So many, where do I start... The culture is fantastic and management support, right from the very top, is absolutely excellent. I feel acknowledged, respected and valued by those at the very top


Genuinely struggle to think of any.

Advice to Management

Keep embracing the flexible working element, allow those who work well from home to do so. Keep maintaining the high performance culture.
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Diversity & Inclusion at REED

(119 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Being yourself at work.

Every. Single. Day.

Our aim is for Co-Members to feel welcomed at REED and ultimately be their true self at work.  We are proud to promote inclusion & diversity among clients, candidates and Co-Members as an equal op

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...The training is second to none, the company policies re diversity, equal opportunities and employee care are spot on...Read More

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REED Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online58%
In Person10%

  1. Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at REED (London, England, England) in May 2021


    good. direct patient and informative Check out our video to find details on the additional measures we have put in place to keep you safe. This includes regular cleaning and sanitisation of all communal spaces, social distancing as well as support from our on-site team, whether virtually or face-to-face.

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REED Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Companies for Graduates to Work ForThe Job Crowd2018
  • Stonewall Diversity ChampionStonewall2018
  • Disability Confident EmployerDisability Confident2018
  • MINDFUL EmployerMindful Employer2018
  • Member of the 5% Club5% Club2019

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Does REED offer massages?

...The nicest colleagues you'll ever meet, and some free fruit...

30 March 2020

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