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Josten Company was founded in 1987 by Otto Josten in Owatonna, Minnesota. It started its operations as a small watch repair and jewelry company. The company was sold in 1930 and the capital was utilized in the construction of its first ring manufacturing base. It has been celebrated for many generations and decades as the best company in the manufacture of rings. It is known for being the most trusted partner in celebrating its achievements with the key stakeholders including the customers. The company also has helped to improve the culture and environment of the schools it serves. This is accomplished through programs such as commitment to graduate, National renaissance, student leaders, and harbor video series.

Subsidiary
$100M to $500M
Large
Multiple locations
Clothing Retailers, Food & Beverage Retailers, Niche Manufacturers, Paper & Print Manufacturers
1897
Chuck Mooty
What departments Jostens employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation26.6%
Sales - Other17.9%
Administrative11.8%
Computer / IT9.8%
Arts / Entertainment / Media6.7%
Sales Managers & Supervisors6.4%
Production6.2%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Jostens employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Jostens: Newcomers: 23%, Experiencers: 17%, Experts: 18%, Veterans: 42%. Jostens employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Jostens employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Jostens: Buffalo Wild Wings, Follett, General Mills. Typical Jostens employees have worked at Buffalo Wild Wings.
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Follett
General Mills
What industries did Jostens employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Jostens: Niche Retailers, Colleges / Universities, Niche Education, Food & Beverage Retailers, Elementary & Secondary School. Jostens employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did Jostens employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Jostens: Small: 39%, Medium: 12%, Large: 49%. Most Jostens employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Jostens study?
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Where did employees at Jostens study?
Kansas State University
Minnesota State University-Mankato
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Jostens?
Time employed at Jostens: <1: 6%, 1-3: 11%, 4-8: 26%, 9-13: 16%, 14-20: 16%, 20+: 25%. Most Jostens employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Jostens rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Jostens: 59.3% Male and 40.7% Female. Age ratio at Jostens: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 24%, 31-40: 26%, 41-50: 24%, 51-60: 17%, 60+: 9%. Jostens rates - 3.3% less female than the industry average. Most Jostens employees are 31-40, which is on par with the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Jostens rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Jostens: low. Jostens ranks low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Jostens employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Jostens: Amazon, Edward Jones, Herff Jones, Lifetouch, MTM Recognition. People who work at Jostens most typically go on to work for the Amazon.
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Mankato, MN - July 17, 2021
Very good first year very bad second year
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Recognition & Support
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Culture and Values
Felt respected as a photographer first year. Second year felt disrespected as a veteran photographer. Younger photographers don’t know how to work as a team. Becoming a team lead went to their head.

Pros and Cons
Fee lunch in training after that on your own
Very early morning. Wakes at 3 or 4 am and could travel 2 hours to be at a school by 5:30 or 6am
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What’s the gender distribution at Jostens?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
40.7% female, 59.3% male.
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When was Jostens established?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
1897.
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What industry does Jostens operate in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Customer Service, Manufacturing/Mechanical/Mining, Retail.
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Where is the headquarters of Jostens?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
It’s in Minneapolis, MN.
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What’s Jostens’s yearly revenue?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
$100m to $500m
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What’s the name of Jostens’s CEO?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Chuck Mooty.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Jostens?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Jostens employees work for?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Large companies before Jostens.
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How often do employees get promoted at Jostens ?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
advancement opportunities are low
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Top future employers of Jostens employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Amazon, Edward Jones, Herff Jones, Lifetouch, MTM Recognition, Newell Brands, Self Employed, UnitedHealth Group.
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Where did employees work before joining Jostens?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Buffalo Wild Wings, Follett, General Mills, Honeywell, IBM, Merrill Corporation, Self Employed, Target.
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How old are Jostens’s employees in general?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
around 31-40, 21-30, 41-50.
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What were Jostens’s employees' top fields of study?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
No higher education, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts.
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What is the mission of Jostens?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
"Capture. Celebrate. Inspire.".
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