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Colleagues are a wonderful and the size of the company is perfect, excellent benefits

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Current Employee - Executive Director in New York, NY
Current Employee - Executive Director in New York, NY

I have been working at Hachette Book Group full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Excellent benefits, flexible hours, good colleagues

Cons

Upper level management can be slow

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If you get paid 50% more than your staff, ask yourself if you provide 50% more value to the company than your staff.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Good people mostly...

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hachette Book Group

    Pros

    Colleagues passionate about publishing, meet interesting people, authors.
    Good benefits and overall fun and good place to work

    Cons

    No room for advancement. Even with extensive performance reviews, not many seem to advance.
    middle staff not always appreciated for the time and effort they put into work.
    Some managers not good at managing other people and efficency falls through the cracks.

  2. Wonderful company

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Hachette Book Group as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    The company was fun with a lot of people who were passionate about the work they were doing.

    Cons

    It can be difficult to advance leading to stagnant work conditions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To generate interest and better work conditions, be more open to ideas and adaptable to the changing technologies.

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