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Novotus CEO Mike Mayeux
Mike Mayeux
15 Ratings

    Small Company with Big Ambitions that Live up to their Goals!

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    Former Employee - Recruiting Team Lead in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Recruiting Team Lead in Austin, TX

    I worked at Novotus full-time (more than 3 years)


    Novotus overall is a structured environment that will mold you into a strategic thinker and deliverer. Training at Novotus is very unique and you will gain experience there that will set you apart from any future co-workers. There is great opportunity at Novotus if you go there willing to learn and grow. Leadership takes pride in "growing their own" and truly celebrates their Recruiters. Leadership will not only talk the talk but walk the walk. They put their employees above themselves and will show you by working to elevate your career and serve you in any way they can. Literally they will serve you your Thanksgiving meals provided at the office and deliver your Friday morning breakfast just to be sure they thank you for your hard work. This company has a heart and that is so rare to find today.


    Metrics can sometimes trip up delivery. The focus of delivery sometimes will be on numbers vs quality and relationship to the customer.

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    Keep the main thing the main thing ;) The foundation in which Novotus was built on is why it is successful and wonderful today. Never lose sight of the real reason we all love this job.

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Novotus Interviews

Updated Nov 16, 2014
Updated Nov 16, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Novotus.

    Interview Details

    I applied online for a position in Novotus' Houston office. Then I was subsequently e-mailed by a Recruiter.

    The Recruiter's secretary scheduled our telephone interview for 1:00.

    The Recruiter was 15 minutes late to the interview (Strike 1).

    Be that as it may...

    There were no real questions during the initial screening process as the Recruiter was very unprofessional and ill prepared.

    With that said...

    She asked me the basic introductory questions in pertinence to my last job, what I had done, and etc.

    Then, completely out of left field, she proceeded to tell me how completely under-qualified I was for the opening at hand (she told me that she needed someone who had experience recruiting welders...Again, my resume told her my experience. Furthermore, the job add said absolutely nothing about that. As a matter of fact it stated explicitly that Novotus was seeking ALL LEVELS OF RECRUITERS for several openings in Houston. Since I've been Recruiting for the last 5 years I thought I was qualified, hence the reason I submitted an application).

    If I was so woefully under qualified then why did she even reach out to me for the interview?

    Then, very unprofessionally (which was a theme with her), she laughed about how her hiring manager would shoot her down if she submitted my resume for this position.

    I thought to myself, "I will never work for Novotus Houston, ever."

    If this is the type of "Recruiter" that the Houston office has on it's team then I'll go find another RPO. I could not deal with this type of person everyday. So I feel fortunate that this did not go past the telephone interview stage.

    The interview was horrible and it left me with a very bad impression of the company.

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Novotus Awards & Accolades

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Mid-Market RPO Firm, HRO Today, 2014
Best of Staffing, Inavero, 2012
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Additional Info

Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

We partner to take your recruitment process outsourcing to the next level with customized talent acquisition solutions. The goal? Improve your hiring results and control your costs. We become the voice of your recruiting team, and take responsibility for the process and results of your recruiting from requisition launch through hiring and onboarding.

With our RPO solution... More

Mission: At Novotus, we have six core values that make us unique – top down. Ask MYU (our CEO) about the Novotus Compass. We walk the talk. It’s non-negotiable.

01 - Team... More

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