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McGraw-Hill Education Reviews

Updated December 7, 2017
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  • Upper management is very clique-y which creates serious bottlenecks (in 29 reviews)

  • Real talent is going to jump ship unless a real work-life balance is possible (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "logistic administrative assistant to Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great flexible hours - travel

    Cons

    sometimes very long hours


  2. "Great benefits ~ challenging work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education full-time

    Pros

    Great people in my group
    401k match

    Cons

    Need core products updated more frequently.

    Advice to Management

    Stop recycling old products and expecting great results.

  3. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company, great people. On site cafeteria. Free parking.

    Cons

    Salary is average and no bonus program.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Review Title"

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    Current Employee - Market Research Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Market Research Analyst in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A leading company in a very interesting industry.

    Cons

    Stuck between an old and new business model.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Representative in Dubuque, IA
    Current Employee - Business Development Representative in Dubuque, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great Family
    -Everyone loves helping each other
    -Lots of fun involvement
    -Summers are super easy

    Cons

    -Say there is room for advancement, but not much at all.
    -Base pay in sales is $35,000, and there is like a 20% chance of hitting your bonus.


  6. "work at McGraw hill education"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education as an intern

    Pros

    good environment and software engineering teams

    Cons

    should be more challenging

    Advice to Management

    good management team


  7. "Good Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Culture and forward thinking company.

    Cons

    Currently a difficult industry to be in.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Product Manager review"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good work / life balance, good perks, nice benefits, mostly good employees

    Cons

    over worked, under paid, high turnover throughout the company, few positions of advancement often highly contested within the company, very regimented and process-driven (not much room for improvisation or creative thinking)


  9. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education as a contractor

    Pros

    Flexible hours; great CEO; smart, like-minded coworkers

    Cons

    Too many missed opportunities for process streamlining; a little behind on the times re: communication in the office

    Advice to Management

    Encourage the use of today's readily available productivity programs.


  10. "Mission Driven Company"

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    Current Employee - Communications Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Communications Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McGraw-Hill Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very mission driven -- really cares about students and helping them learn. Interesting work, great colleagues,

    Cons

    The industry is in the midst of change.


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