Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Educational Consultant

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Former Employee - Educational Sales Consultant
Former Employee - Educational Sales Consultant

I worked at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (less than a year)

Pros

Some really good people to work alongside that care about customer service and education excellence.

Cons

Limited resource and commitment to product training for team members outside the USA. Surprising inability to finalize and implement an incentive/bonus structure for international sales team. Leadership changeover followed by a dismissive and arrogant tone toward many well-qualified career professionals through the ranks willing to serve and support future success. After further leadership changes in this organization, it may well be that such issues are now history and better times are ahead. Hope so!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Empower and support individuals to contribute to their fullest potential. Listen and positively encourage the best in all performers. Understand that powerful teams are built with positive, collaborative leaders willing to believe in their people and aggressively support and reward their success.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Would not recommend this company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice new office in a City centre location,close to public transport, some great people to work with in Dublin, good health insurance benefits and good maternity benefits.

    Cons

    Long hours expected, little or no recognition for achievememts, no parking, staff not valued, employees generally unhappy,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to value employees and their contribution to the company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Perpetual Change

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Pros

    I get to work from home.

    Cons

    It's hard to keep track of anything because the company is different every day.

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