Reed Overview

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

In the early 1960s, Reed pioneered specialist recruitment in the UK. Seven decades on, we have become the world’s largest family-run recruitment business, with offices spanning across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and East Asia. With access to the UK’s largest candidate ...
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

September 23, 2021
High Achievers 2021 - find out what we got up to at our annual event for celebrating co-member successes at Reed from Managing Director, Ian Nicholas.
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September 22, 2021
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As HR Director, Karen highlights in the video, this year at Reed we introduced the Inclusive Workplace Guide. Find out more about our commitments and activities relating to Inclusion & Belonging (including the full video) here: #Inclusion #Diversity #Equality
Inclusion & Belonging at Reed - part 6

Reed Reviews

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Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Great Company, Excellent Management."

May 14, 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

(137 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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Reed Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online59%
In Person10%

  1. Test Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    Did not get any further than submitting video so can not really make any further judgment on the whole process. Would have been nice to know where I went wrong though.

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Reed Awards & Accolades

  • Graduate & Apprentices Best company to work forThe Job Crowd's Top Companies Award2021
  • Diversity Leader 2020, Financial TimesFinancial Times2021
  • Top 100 Apprenticeship EmployersThe Job Crowd2020
  • The Sunday Times Top Track 100The Sunday Times (UK)2020
  • Member of the 5% Club5% Club2019

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Does Reed offer relocation assistance?

...There arent any pros available other than their benefits package which you still have to pay to join...

October 17, 2019

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