OfficeMax Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Nov 7, 2020

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OfficeMax Chief Executive Officer Gerry Smith
Gerry Smith
149 Ratings
Pros
  • "company has a flexible schedule(in 86 reviews)

  • "Flexible schedule and good work environment(in 81 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Periodically firing all old officemax managers when office depot took over(in 115 reviews)

  • "Upper management, understaffed, constant turnover(in 64 reviews)

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    1. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not great, not awful

      Nov 7, 2020 - Sales Associate in Richmond, VA
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      Pros

      Clean work environment, a step up from fast food

      Cons

      A lot going on for no reason. Head pieces unnecessary and unnecessarily strict.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice First Job

      Oct 12, 2020 - Sales Associate 
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      Pros

      Good Management and nice work environment.

      Cons

      Inventory could be long hours and a lot of putting away.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Mar 8, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, good work environment

      Cons

      Sometimes we would get out late

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      New beginning

      Aug 21, 2019 - Client Engagement Manager 
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      Pros

      Flexible schedule and good work environment

      Cons

      Pay could be better, retail is a challenge

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Wish they would change their policies

      Jul 11, 2019 - Senior Sales Consultant Technology 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible scheduling Mostly fun work environment Generally fun co-workers

      Cons

      Poor company policies Toxic corporate Hot stores Bad sales goals

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    6. 4.0
      Former Contractor, less than 1 year

      Challenging at times

      Jun 20, 2019 - Customer Service Representative 
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      Pros

      Working environment conducive for job satisfaction

      Cons

      Poor benefits and short term contracts

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    7. 4.0
      Former Contractor

      Great pay for new job seekers

      Mar 29, 2018 - Anonymous Contractor 
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      Pros

      - great pay - great working environment - have a good time

      Cons

      - no specific end date - no clear training, you have to work and learn on the go (becomes easier throughout your time there) - constant amount of errors with pickers - lacks staff at times where orders are heavy

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Sales Associate

      Nov 13, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good work environment for a short term job

      Cons

      Not a particularly interesting place to work

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fine workplace, but demanding work

      Oct 22, 2017 - Copy and Print Associate in Flower Mound, TX
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      Pros

      Opportunities to help customers who genuinely appreciate your work Having like minded and dependable coworkers A mostly relaxed work environment

      Cons

      Constant pressure to get everything done now Feeling of being underpaid for work demands with Lack of opportunities for full-time employment Lack of employees means an inflexible and demanding schedule that means work feels like it has to come first Minimal training provided

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    10. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Office Depot policy

      Aug 2, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice customers and co workers Pleasant work environment Easy work

      Cons

      Too many managers per store Do not care about good employees Not enough inventory to keep up with sales Stop pushing for impossible amounts of square trade to be sold

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