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Reviews for Novelty Inc

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.50
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.50
Environmental Friendliness
1.50
Work-Life Balance
1.50
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

Career factor

Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.50
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.50
Handicapped Accessibility
1.50
Workplace Safety
4.00
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

No flex. working hours Parking in 2 of 2 reviews Easy access to public transportation No stock or equity options 401(k) in 1 of 2 reviews No onsite daycare facility Reimbursed daycare in 1 of 2 reviews No ability to work remotely No desirable office location No tuition assistance No Paid Parental Leave 401(k) Match in 1 of 2 reviews Flexible spending account in 1 of 2 reviews Paid time off in 1 of 2 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 1 of 2 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 1 of 2 reviews

The following perks are offered

No on site cafeteria Free (company provided) Meals in 1 of 2 reviews No health and wellness programs Employee discounts in 1 of 2 reviews No vehicle allowance No employee events No dogs allowed No fitness center on site No company provided food and/or drink
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  • 21.Feb 2017
  • Employee

Company Culture

Terrible company culture. There is no cohesion with any other departments or employees at all.

Support from management

No they do not.

Teamwork

Not at all.

Freedom to work independently

Some people are, but most others have to have someone directing them at all times for tasks to be completed.

Internal Communication

There was very little communication.

Career Development

There is no career Development at this company. Very rarely does the company promote anyone who is not related to the owner.

Job Security

There are very few employees that have been with the company for more than a year.

Inclusive / Diverse

If someone came up with an idea on how to do something better, the idea was usually shot down due to the fact that it "Isn't the way things are done."

What I like about the company

The hours were decent and the ability to have weekends off was nice.

What I dislike about the company

The benefits are hardly worth the money that you spend on them. The company does not try to keep employees for very long and they pay rate is barely what a single person can live on. Most of the people that work there are below the poverty line and can hardly support themselves. The company makes you as the employee feel as if you are just another person to be sent through the meat grinder. They will use you and not offer any assistance.

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Reimbursed daycare is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Novelty Inc
  • City
    Greenfield
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2017
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Logistics/materials management

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered
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  • 12.Jan 2016
  • Employee

Support from management

There's was very little support in helping one succeed in sales

Workplace Safety

It was more of a route sales pos.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Pay the route sales reps. a higher commission

What I like about the company

I didn't because the pay was the worse pay I have ever earned. It was solely based on route sales performance

What I dislike about the company

They don't pay their sales reps. enough, especially for the hours that one works.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered
  • Company
    Novelty Inc Which Will Do Busi
  • City
    Indianapolis
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2007
  • Position
    Others
  • Department
    Distribution/sales

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered