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darice Reviews

Updated November 9, 2014
Updated November 9, 2014
10 Reviews
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10 Reviews
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  1.  

    The job is fun. The CEO is awesome and cares about his employees!

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    Current Employee - Supply in Strongsville, OH
    Current Employee - Supply in Strongsville, OH

    I have been working at darice full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The job can be fun at times. Driving machines is fun.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for advancement. Team leaders and supervisors are lazy and incompetent. Human Resources has no clue about what really goes on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get involved with the employees and don't hesitate to help out. Team Leaders especially need to realize that they are still employees and still have to work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great job, good people

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    Former Employee - Order Picker in Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Order Picker in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at darice part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Part-time shift was perfect, Saturdays from 7 am until noon.

    Cons

    Human resources wasn't the greatest

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Mindless and Boring

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at darice full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It had decent pay for a starting job for someone in their late teens/early 20's. Good hours too

    Cons

    Oh where to begin. First off its the same work day after day after day. This gets boring fast and with some pretty dab music in the background it drives you nuts. As someone stated before on here, its very male driven females don't seem to have much room for advancement from within which is pretty sad. As a college student I was hoping I could work part time or for them to be flexible with my hours but nope, wouldn't budge an inch and refused to drop me down to part time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better Management and and HR (which is pretty bad tbh). Be flexible with College students

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Was a great company to work at for many years but third generation will destroy it.

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    Former Employee - Management Position in Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Management Position in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at darice full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent benefits and creative environment

    Cons

    Most of current management has no idea what they are doing. There is no loyalty to anyone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get involved with your employees to find out what is really going on in each department

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Nice work enviroment

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    Former Employee - Stocker in Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Stocker in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at darice full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good medical and friendly people

    Cons

    Supervisors are lazy and unaware

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advance people on merit and not who they know

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    What a terrible ride.

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at darice full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, vacation time, easy work

    Cons

    The pay is terrible, coworkers are equally terrible. There is no advancement here if you are female, males are clearly favored here. Certain employees keep their jobs for insane reasons. Do not work here if you don't have to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tell people to mind their own business, stop favoritism, and take complaints seriously.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Sales in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at darice full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Strong management that cares about employees

    Cons

    So many products and constantly changing products

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    If you say you're a caring company, prove it.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Strongsville, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Strongsville, OH

    I have been working at darice

    Pros

    Some awsome co-workers to work with. Some parts of management are nice to work under. Easy-going place to work at some times of the year.

    Cons

    Private company. Will not provide info on profits made for the year to distribute profit sharing to employees. I love this quote from H.R. "if it goes for one, it goes for all". but in reallity that means they will curry favoritism for some employees whom have a mental disabillity, or are trying to finish school, but WILL NOT do it for everyone. Thats FACT! Unless your name is on the building, you're not gonna make a living wage.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    These are dead-end jobs. Help the people who've broken their backs for you to help provide themselves a better future through colligiate education.

    Doesn't Recommend
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    necessary

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    Current Employee - Worker in Strongsville, OH
    Current Employee - Worker in Strongsville, OH

    I have been working at darice

    Pros

    nice facilities and great family owners

    Cons

    horrible communication and incompetent team leaders

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve communication

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall not a bad place

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    Current Employee - Warehouse
    Current Employee - Warehouse

    I have been working at darice

    Pros

    Very easy work that does not take a lot of effort so it is what you make of it but nothing to kill your self over

    Cons

    the work is the same thing every day... you look at the same boxes every day and horrible music everyday

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    quit and allow people that know how to run a warehouse. dont let people walk all over you and most importantly stop letting slackers get away with murder there are plenty of people that are willing to work that will do twice the work for half the pay and show up on time and everyday with out a problem....

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