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    Former Employee - Editor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Editor in New York, NY

    I worked at HarperCollins part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    A fantastic place to learn and grow. Everyone is really helpful and the process helps you move up the ladder quickly.

    Cons

    Can be really cliquey and hard to move between groups. Socializing with other sections of the company is next to zero and it's difficult to meet those outside your office.

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HarperCollins Interviews

Updated May 9, 2014
Updated May 9, 2014

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at HarperCollins.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by someone in HR after an employee referral and had an interview right away. Second interview was the very next week. After that, I didn't hear back from HR or the hiring manager until I prompted them with an email. Ultimately, I did not get the job, but the process was very easy-going, and, for the most part they were pretty communicative. The people were very nice and upfront and overall, a good experience.

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    • Nothing really unexpected at all. No trick questions, just an honest discussion about your work and what you have done and where you want to be.   Answer Question
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Website www.harpercollins.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1989
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

HarperCollins Publishers has a real page-turner on its hands. The book-publishing subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., HarperCollins is the publisher of best-sellers including Coraline by Neil Gaiman, SuperFreakanomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, and Scott Adams' "Dilbert" books. The company's publishing groups include HarperCollins General Books, HarperCollins Children's Book Group, and HarperCollins UK. It also has international operations in Canada, Australia/New Zealand, and India. Its Zondervan unit publishes Bibles and Christian books. The company also... More

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