Novelis

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2 people found this helpful  

Interesting and challenging

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Technology in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Technology in Denver, CO

I have been working at Novelis full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great people; very good informal relationships

Cons

Growing Indian-centric bureaucracy that is growing

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get rid of some layers in Atlanta

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Fast Growing Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Novelis

    Pros

    Great people, fast paced, exciting place to be.

    Cons

    The company is moving so quickly that it's easy to lose people along the way...

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 8 people found this helpful  

    Poorly run company with aspirations of grandeur.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Novelis

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Overall, it is a decent place to work if you do not have aspirations of advancing beyond the role you were hired for. During the recruiting process, they will tell you about examples of people who got promoted quickly. What they don't tell you is its only a handful of people who leave a trail of bodies in their wake to climb to the top to make face time with higher management.

    Cons

    This is a non-publically traded company owned by an Indian company. With this comes some politics of keeping the parent company happy. This company over the span of 4-5 years has seen many management changes. HR does not work for the employees but provides risk management to justify the firing of employees who were there before a particular management change and to justify the hiring of the incumbent management's friends and associates.

    Novelis is essentially where careers go to die.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seriously review your hiring and promotion practices. Stop promoting your friends into high positions and stop rewarding people who can manage upwards who know nothing about running a team of people below them. Make 360 evaluations mandatory and make it have an impact on an employee's promotion.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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