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Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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October 21, 2021

What is paid time off like at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?

Pros

Great teammates, good managers, volunteer opportunities (with paid volunteer time off!), solid health care and other benefits

Cons

Cost-cutting valued above people, waves of layoffs constantly undermining engagement, little to no upward mobility or help with professional growth.

Advice to Management

Emphasize retention over cost-cutting to keep top talent engaged

Great teammates, good managers, volunteer opportunities (with paid volunteer time off!), solid health care and other benefits

October 21, 2021

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March 2, 2021

Does Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offer relocation assistance?

Pros

They have a nice benefits package.

Cons

Executive Management no longer cares about their employees.

They have a nice benefits package.

March 2, 2021

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November 2, 2020

Does Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offer dental insurance?

Pros

Benefits include: health insurance, transit benefits, 401(k)

Cons

Frequent restructuring and layoffs over past few years

Benefits include: health insurance, transit benefits, 401(k)

November 2, 2020

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January 31, 2022

Does Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offer family leave?

Pros

The work is interesting and there are some great people working here...Good work/life balance

Cons

In the last few years the company has fallen seriously behind in terms of salary and benefits, vacation time and paternity leave is very poor compared to other companies hiring tech talent. The management are aware but don't seem to care. This has lead to a very high attrition rate, lots of good people have left.

In the last few years the company has fallen seriously behind in terms of salary and benefits, vacation time and paternity leave is very poor compared to other companies hiring tech talent.

January 31, 2022

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April 9, 2021

Does Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offer a wellness program?

Pros

colleagues, decent benefits, top notch books and materials produced.

Cons

salary, lack of investment in systems, no career growth opps

Advice to Management

Listen to your employees. They are your best asset. There are a lot of dedicated people and the company should Do a better job of retaining good people. Time off is pretty good. Benefits are expensive. Salaries are really low for the industry.

colleagues, decent benefits, top notch books and materials produced.

April 9, 2021

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We’re excited to announce that we have successfully completed HMH’s sale to Veritas Capital, accelerating our digital transformation and enhancing value for our customers.
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