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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt President, Chief Executive Officer and Director John “Jack” J. Lynch, Jr.
John “Jack” J. Lynch, Jr.
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Work

    Apr 15, 2021 - Account Executive in Virginia Beach, VA
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    Pros

    Great people to work with and easy products to sell.

    Cons

    Technology can make you crazy.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Overall would recommend

    Apr 7, 2022 - Inside Sales Account Executive in Geneva, IL
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    Pros

    Remote work is great, teammates are great, love what I do

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunity to move up, raises are scarce, easy to feel not valued by company. They are definitely all about the money.

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    HMH -Stop Getting in the Way of Sales Success

    Aug 31, 2021 - Account Executive 
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    Pros

    *Some of the smartest and most collaborative colleagues ever *Most of the products and services are exceptionally good *Something to sell across the Ed spectrum-curriculum, intervention, PD, and supplemental *esteemed thought partners to access for your customers *known brand *established company

    Cons

    *training is virtually nonexistent *base pay is lower than most EdTech companies *convoluted, confusing, and unmotivating compensation plan *corporate culture is missing something *don't really invest in career growth for employees -little to no mentoring *no clear career path *internal processes are extremely convoluted and time consuming

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    5 people found this review helpful
  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Solid Company

    Mar 23, 2022 - Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Diversity and inclusion is a huge plus. Generous benefits and competitive pay. Great network of colleagues.

    Cons

    Internal disorganization, difficult implementation for new customers.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Sales Rep

    Mar 28, 2022 - Account Executive in Boston, MA
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    Pros

    Good team to work with at the time, but the learning tech division isn't around anymore I don't think..

    Cons

    Product was very old and not kept up to date

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Wrong Direction

    Mar 1, 2022 - Account Executive 
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    Pros

    Fair pay and good programs

    Cons

    Leadership has company heading in the wrong direction. Don’t care enough about their people.

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    2 people found this review helpful
  7. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Mostly Good

    Feb 18, 2022 - Account Executive 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Autonomy and flexibility, reasonable job performance expectations.

    Cons

    Not very diverse, solely numbers driven, minimal employee engagement, very little opportunity for growth.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Feb 8, 2022 - Account Executive 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Nice people and good work life balance

    Cons

    I question the direction of the company

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Overworked

    Mar 6, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Geneva, IL
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    Pros

    Pay & benefits vacation and the people

    Cons

    Poor management, no communication between depts

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Decent job

    Feb 2, 2022 - Account Executive 
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    Pros

    Great sales manager. Good team environment

    Cons

    Low pay and a pay structure that benefits the employer.

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