Wolters Kluwer Employee Reviews in United States

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Sr. Corporate Recruiting Consultant (Current Employee) –  Kennesaw, GANovember 9, 2015
Best attribute is the ability to extract information from hiring managers resulting in more efficient hiring practices.
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Generous PTO and holidays. Hard to advance.
Analyst (Former Employee) –  Minneapolis, MNNovember 9, 2015
WK has a generous PTO and holiday plan with good but pricey benefits. Not much opportunity to advance or grow with the company.
Pros
Great PTO & Holiday pay
Cons
Not much opportunity to advance
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Work/Life imbalance
Product Manager (Former Employee) –  Minneapolis, MNNovember 4, 2015
As a compliance vendor to large financial institutions, the pace of change within Wolters Kluwer Financial Services is largely driven by state and federal regulatory changes. Don't be surprised by the friction caused between financial institutions slow to adopt technology changes and conflicting regulatory bodies slowing processes.
Pros
Salary is average, but total benefit package is above average.
Cons
Work-Life imbalance is weighted to "more work"
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Highly respected company; regulatory compliance experts.
Software sales (Current Employee) –  Saint Cloud, MNSeptember 30, 2015
Industry leader in compliance solutions for the financial industry. Wide range of products for banks, credit unions and mortgage companies. My position was providing sales presentations for the software solutions that enable the client to leverage technology that enhances workflow efficiencies. The hardest part of the job was maintaining subject matter expertise on a wide range of products. I most enjoyed analyzing the customers needs and providing a solution set specific to their requirements.
Pros
Virtual office
Cons
Extensive travel
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Compliance sotware sales
Corporate Compliance Sales Specialist (Former Employee) –  Riverwoods, ILSeptember 23, 2015
Strategic business consultant to corporations offering custom designed regulatory and compliance solutions from the WK Global portfolio. Specializing in corporate compliance with a focus on Payroll, Human Resources, Federal Contracts and Pension & Welfare Benefits. Engaged daily with clients and collaboration with internal staff to ensure continued success with WK solutions.
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Great work environment. A lot of great people to work with.
Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee) –  Minneapolis, MNSeptember 8, 2015
Coming in as a contractor the work environment is pleasant. People are nice to work with and helpful when they can be. Many have been with the company for over 10 years. Managers don't overwork you terribly and are reasonably flexible about work-life balance concerns. The work environment, business processes and resources at a high level are well-structured and (in some cases) reasonably documented. Within that overall structure, people are granted a lot of respect and work with autonomy.
Pros
Good benefits, possibility of a flexible schedule, good management
Cons
There is not much guidance or onboarding for new hires.
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Financial Planning and Analysis (Former Employee) –  PAAugust 17, 2015
Good company with reasonable work and life balance. Compensation and benefits are average. Employee development programs needs lot more attention from management.
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Stressful and taxing atmosphere with little room for growth
Financial Analyst (Current Employee) –  United StatesAugust 7, 2015
All departments are operating very lean, to the point where the business falls behind its competition and the employees are worked to well above their maximum capacity for indefinite periods of time. It is very difficult to hire additional staff due to constant budget constraints that happen year after year, even if your business has high EBITA figures and continually performs well. If your particular Wolters Kluwer business is doing well, the corporate offices will require additional top line and bottom line results throughout the year, so there is no incentive to exceed plan. Their bonus offerings are only acceptable if you are a member of the c-suite. The hardest part of the job is not being recognized for your accomplishments, either through a title, bonus, or salary increase.
Pros
Multiple offices across the world with some opportunity to move around.
Cons
Long hours, understaffed, little respect from managers and leaders.
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Capable people and products
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Waltham, MAJuly 26, 2015
Excellent products
Willing to solve client's unique issues
Talented project management staff
Cordial HR team
Professional environment.
Pros
Products sell themselves
Cons
Conflicting activities need to both farm and hunt.
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didn't work there long
Senior Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Yardley, PAJuly 15, 2015
worked with multiple sales consultants

learned how to do expense reports

management was mediocre

co-workers were enjoyable
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Great place!
Publisher (Current Employee) –  NYJuly 9, 2015
BUSY! Hardworking team trying to get to the next level. Positive environment allowing plenty of autonomy. Each day brings a new challenge and that is the best part!!
Pros
Great people
Cons
Hard to move higher or even laterally
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Strong reputation
Director of Corporate Global Sales (Former Employee) –  Cincinnati, OHJuly 6, 2015
Ovid/Wolters Kluwer Health has a very strong reputation in the markets they serve including corporates, academics and hospitals. They have a very effective search engine and great content.
Pros
Well recognized. Needed information
Cons
Move away from the corporate market
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Inside Sales (Former Employee) –  Baltimore Camden YardsJune 28, 2015
A great company to work for, when I started I was temp to hire, was brought in to increase revenue for the online division. , The company was Williams And Wilkins Publishing, 3 months later the company was purchased by Wolters Kluwer, .
The responsibilities stayed the same but feel the employees began to feel lost not knowing what will happen with the jobs they had,,
Pros
hours are good, continued education on products you are selling to present and future customers, good pay and benefits, free parking, good happy hours after work as well, weekly meetings to discuss good and bad things that come up in your daily work, ways to make them better
Cons
Poor Management leadership-
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The best working enviroment that I've ever for at.
Account Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Torrance, CAJune 6, 2015
1. Calling customers to get them to renew their software subscription and to address any objections including price and technical difficulties.

2. I've learned to not only lead my when it's called for but to also follow when it's best for business.

3. My immediate management team supports my division and does everything within their power to put me in a position to succeed.


4. I have amazing co-workers. Everyone is invested in being a team player.

5. My problem is not with the customers. I think it's more challenging overcoming unexpected issues that need to be address immediately.

6. Talking to customers. At the end of the day customers are just people who want to be treated with class and to deal with a person and company and they feel is interested in meeting their needs.
Pros
Management, co-workers and fullfilling job
Cons
Expensive software which makes it challenging to justify the cost
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Minneapolis/Health Division- Disaster
Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Minneapolis, MNJune 5, 2015
This portion of the company has very little respect for their employees and upper management has little to no experience in their field. Most of the VPs are friends or colleagues of the old owners of the acquired companies or the confidants of the VP of clinical solutions, Arvind. There is no room for advancement, management feels as if they know everything and many of the companies are hemorrhaging money, the only group that is saving them is UpToDate because it is a historic and well known company with well known and used products in the medical field. They bring in new talent, but if new talent questions the ethics, management or the way things are done the individuals are boxed out until they either leave or the company makes up some excuse to fire them. I saw many people get fired not because they didn't do their job well, but because they had two sick days in a row or they questioned policies and procedures or stood up and challenged something that was not right or because the employee needed to be fired to make space for a buddy or friend with no experience who needed a job. In addition, they have multiple people on staff in certain departments that do not work and live on the paychecks, only coasting by because they are a friend or a family member of upper management. A large percentage of the staff is either related or knew each other outside of the office before they started there, the company even received a warning from internal HR to hide this or hire more unknowns because it was starting to look suspicious from an EEOC perspective. The only positive for  more... my position was that it was work from home flexible, otherwise there were no other positives. The benefits were good until they decided to get rid of the MN health plan through Medica and change us all to the BCBS plan that is used by the rest of the firm, which is two to three times more expensive than what we were receiving. Either way, I am surprised that this company still runs without regulatory intervention or multiple employment suits with the way they run their business and hire/fire people.

NOTE: This is only for the health, specifically clinical solutions division in Minneapolis. I also worked with corporate on items as well as other business units and found overall that WK was a great company, this portion of the company is the main bad apple of the bunch.
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Pros
Flexibility, work from home (only for certain people though)
Cons
Management, shady business practices, losing money, discrimination
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Good market position, internal/technical issues
Marketing Associate (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAJune 4, 2015
I worked at a marketing manager for a year on the med practice side. The products were interesting, I enjoyed learning about medical specialties. Leadership often had a pathetic grasp of technology, leading to substantial issues with SEO/web dev/app dev/internal tools. Marketing department was a mess organizationally, with a clueless VP.
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Transactional Sales environment
Business Development - Solution Consultant (Current Employee) –  Dallas, TXMay 28, 2015
The company has a nice culture for individuals that enjoy transactional sales. The salary is low but paid time off is sufficient,
Pros
Free Lunch
Cons
Low Paying
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Great people, not for the overqualified
Customer Service (Current Employee) –  Hagerstown, MDMay 28, 2015
The people who work there are wonderful, but the pay is very low, raises are once a year and it's a lot of work for a very small salary. Vacation time is good, but there isn't a whole lot of advancement. Having a degree is useless, you're put in the same boat with high school grads who are 50 years old.
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Was great while they were around
Purchasing Specialist, Contract (Former Employee) –  St. Louis, MOMay 14, 2015
Worked a contract position at this company which was later bought out by a company on eth east Coast. Would have loved to have stayed but they closed the West port location.
Pros
location, employees
Cons
Company relocating procurement to East Coast
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Good place in which to work
Writer/Analyst (Former Employee) –  Riverwoods, ILMay 14, 2015
Wolters Kluwer was a very good place in which to work. The editorial positions utilized your background and education, but still permitted an excellent work/life balance.
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