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Where have "Lady Chatterley's Lover" and Salman Rushdie kept company? At The Penguin Group, one of the world's top book publishers (and no stranger to controversial titles). Owned by media giant Pearson, the publisher operates through such imprints as Viking (literary fiction and non-fiction), Puffin (children's books), Dorling Kindersley (reference works), and Rough Guides (travel). Authors include Tom Clancy, Patricia Cornwell, and Nora Roberts. Pioneer of the paperback, Penguin was founded in 1935 by Allen Lane, who wanted to offer novels for the price of a pack of... More

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Penguin Group Chairman and CEO John C. Makinson

John C. Makinson

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If you love books, this is a great job - and you really can work your way up

  Current Inventory Assistant in Melbourne

Pros: It's lovely working with books all the time. The people are very friendly and you're made to feel quite welcome in the company. there are lots of presentations about marketing and upcoming releases to get employees excited. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY (US) Apr 2012 – Reviewed Jul 10, 2012

Interview Details Hard to get through to HR, but once they read your resume they'll respond. Phone interview and in-person interview... first HR was very formal/standard, and then in-person with the managers was much more relaxed.Full Interview

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2009

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