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

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Good place to work

Director (Current Employee)

ProsPeople and relationships
Freedom to build up your skills and grow
Talent development is encouraged
Number one K-12 publisher, so plenty of pressure to innovate

ConsBenefits package is not great and is deteriorating
Plenty of people who occupy posts without adding any value

Advice to Senior ManagementReward your talent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Was a great place to work.

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    I worked at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


    Pros: Worked with smart, professional people. Cons: Hard work is not always appreciated Advice to Senior Management: Don't let talented people go!! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Remarkable Drop in Morale

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


    Pros: Although there is considerable cross-office conflict since the merger of Houghton Mifflin and Harcourt, the staff within my office are still pleasant and considerate for… Cons: The takeover of Houghton Mifflin by Riverdeep and its merger with Harcourt were ill-conceived, and the execution has been a series of fiascos. Corporate communication… Advice to Senior Management: I give you credit for trying to reform the company's disfunctional processes, but take care not to make the problems even worse. Stop trying to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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