Compare OfficeMax vs Staples BETA

See how working at OfficeMax vs. Staples compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at OfficeMax vs. Staples. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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OfficeMax

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Staples

Employee Ratings

  • Staples scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 2129 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 9090 reviews)
Staples employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.6
Career Opportunities
2.9
Staples employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.4
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Staples employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.3
Staples employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
2.8
Staples employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.5
Culture & Values
3.1
Staples employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
OfficeMax Ceo Gerry Smith
34%
34%Gerry Smith
CEO Approval
Staples Ceo Michael Motz
62%
62%Michael Motz
Staples employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
37%
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Staples employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
17%
Positive Business Outlook
30%
Staples employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Staples has 20 more total submitted salaries than OfficeMax.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Company Secretarial Assistant1 Salaries
₹ 17,739/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer2 Salaries
₹ 3,48,068/yr
Store Manager2 Salaries
₹ 7,61,936/yr
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
₹ 19,073/mo

What Employees Say

  • Staples had 205 more reviews than OfficeMax that mentioned "Flexible schedule" as a Pro.
  • Staples had 199 more reviews than OfficeMax that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 86 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 80 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 322 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 291 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Office depot"(in 115 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 262 reviews)
"Part time"(in 244 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at OfficeMax part-time for more than a year

Pros

Coworkers. managers, hours, discount, always something to do

Cons

Customers, low pay,mentally exhausting, a lot of services

"SCM"28 Apr 2017

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Staples

Pros

Work environment is very good

Cons

Integration is very much necessary

Advice to Management

Nothing

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