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Reed Exhibitions Overview

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Richmond, London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
RELX Group
1968
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Publishing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Informa, UBM
Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events business. We develop, market, sell and organise over five hundred events each year, bringing together seven million participants around the world. That's a lot of ... Read more

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    I worked at Reed Exhibitions (More than a year)

    Pros

    Sociable, good progression and opportunities

    Cons

    Some favoritism in the business

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Reed Exhibitions Photos

Reed Exhibitions photo of: Sailing Event
Reed Exhibitions photo of: A team of Reed Exhibitions employees redecorated rooms at the Kids in Crisis nursery. They helped create warm and welcoming spaces for families in need as part of our RE Cares program!
Reed Exhibitions photo of: Reed Exhibitions Alcantara Machado Office
Reed Exhibitions photo of: Sales Academy knockng it out of the park!
Reed Exhibitions photo of: The entire New York Comic Con team!
Reed Exhibitions photo of: Another great year at New York Comic Con!
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Reed Exhibitions Interviews

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    Development Team Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, London, England
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Reed Exhibitions (Richmond, London, England) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Woefully unprofessional. Had an initial phone interview with a senior engineer (I believe) that was promising, and was invited to a face-to-face at their Richmond office. Took an afternoon to go down there (about an hour’s journey). The company shares an office with Not On The Highstreet who seem to own/run the building. The receptionist didn’t have access to the Reed offices but kindly emailed to let them know I had arrived. After 10 minutes she emailed someone else in Reed and let me know she had done so and hopefully someone would be down soon. Later she tried calling (several times I believe) but nobody answered their phone. After half an hour - I think an extremely generous time to wait - I told her I had reached my limit and left. She was extremely embarrassed and apologetic as you might expect - even though she had done everything she could.

    20 minutes later I received a call from the Agent who handled the role. He told me the company was blaming the receptionist and she had contacted the wrong people. This was patently a complete lie as she was trying to contact the person due to interview me, with whom she was familiar. When I said that was nonsense the story changed to them blaming the Thoughtworks contractors they had with them not checking their emails, and then again to blaming an existing interview overrunning.

    Personally I would not want to work at such an obviously ramshackle, unprofessional and poorly organised company - but if after reading this you think this is the place for you, knock your socks off.

    And no, they never apologised for wasting my afternoon.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you keep an idiot in suspense?   1 Answer
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