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McGraw Hill Financial Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Great company benefits, focused on creating a positive work-life balance experience for all (in 41 reviews)

  • companies offer a good benefits package (in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance seemed to be at discretion of individual managers (in 11 reviews)

  • Things seem to happen 'out of the blue' without much communication from senior management (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for!!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Hightstown, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Hightstown, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McGraw Hill Financial full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people and managers. Great pay and benfits

    Cons

    No longer have the same great benfits

    Advice to Management

    put yourself in your employees shoes


  2. "project manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McGraw Hill Financial full-time

    Pros

    Great competitive place to work. Great talent and location.

    Cons

    Can get lost in the large corporation.

  3. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Good Pay. Great people

    Cons

    I didn't have any cons while I worked there.


  4. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hightstown, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hightstown, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Outstanding benefits and employee perks!

    Cons

    A lot of outsourcing. No other cons.

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Decent company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible hours, good people

    Cons

    Management was undecided on direction, tried to go everywhere at once and consequently did nothing, employees lacked real leadership, projects would start and stop after months of work without results

    Advice to Management

    Choose your projects wisely and commit. Commit to eliminating technical debt.


  6. "How to Move up?"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Diverse work population, learn a lot

    Cons

    Long hours, little opportunity to move outside the lines


  7. "Positive Experience"

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

    Pros

    Work was always appreciated, recognized and rewarded

    Cons

    Major turnover of employees, relocation of headquarters

    Advice to Management

    Respect longevity and loyalty of experienced employees

  8. "Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company benefits, focused on creating a positive work-life balance experience for all. Collaborative work environment with opportunities to expand into other areas of a large company.

    Cons

    None had a great experience with the company.

    Advice to Management

    Ensure people being promoted into managerial positions are ready to take on these types of assignments.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Finance Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cranbury, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cranbury, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McGraw Hill Financial (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    companies offer a good benefits package.

    Cons

    trickle down management style makes it difficult to innovate and create new ideas

    Advice to Management

    Being open-minded to new ideas and expressing a degree of flexibility.


  10. "Senior Customer Service Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedford, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedford, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and associated organizations.

    Cons

    Not a very good carreer path established

    Advice to Management

    More opportunities to advance. Work with everyone to help establish a carreer path not just upper management


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