Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2.4 of 5 298 reviews
www.hmhco.com Boston, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Upper management needs improvement

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsFlexible schedule and ability to work from home occasionally; dedicated employees

ConsPoor communication from upper level management. Decision makers have lost sight of their customers.

Advice to Senior ManagementHave more respect for you employees. Adjust your focus back to your customers (I.e. school children).

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    In a State of Flux

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    I have been working at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Good variety of product offerings that are widely used and respected in the educational… Cons: Management doesn't show respect for employee knowledge. Micromanagement and disrespect of employees runs rampant. Incessant restructuring makes it challenging for customers and customer support… Advice to Senior Management: Put value in employees and their areas of expertise. Value their input. Be… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    I have been working at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Great people. Great opportunity to shine on high visibility projects. Lots of potential to… Cons: Not enough free food. Not enough close restaurants to office. Office… Advice to Senior Management: Trust your people, they will help you succeed. You've done… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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