Are you a Current or Former Employee? Former job since 2015
The "inner circle" works well together, however if you are outside of that, it is very difficult to work with the owner/managers and other employees who have bonded with the owner/managers. It is a very "catty", "petty", and "high school drama" atmosphere. Warm welcoming is rare. Which makes is difficult to feel comfortable or even safe in your workplace.
None of this information was shared. And lack of communication was a very frequent and unfortunately negative factor.