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ACCO Brands – Why Work For Us?

A customer driven company
A company committed to its employees

As an industry leader, we consider our employees the cornerstone of our business and recognize that they are the key to our continued success. Our goal is to foster an environment that promotes commitment to service and quality to both our internal and external customers. A career at ACCO Brands represents an opportunity to partner with an organization that believes its success rests with its employees. The gateway to your future is at your fingertips with a career at ACCO Brands.


ACCO Brands is committed to providing its employees with:

  • A great place to work for our PEOPLE.
  • An environment that fosters TEAMWORK & EMPOWERMENT.
  • CAREER PATH through continuous learning & development
  • INTEGRITY in all we say and do.
  • RESULTS through concise goals and clear course of action.
  • PROFITABLITY for the continued growth of our business.

We offer a full range of career opportunities, which feature career growth and development across the globe. Come craft your future with a company that is looking for premier talent. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and skilled people who are entrepreneurs and ready to chart their career with a leading organization. If you are ready for a rewarding and a diverse experience, and want to work for a global leader, consider joining ACCO Brands. You will enjoy a full range of opportunities in a variety of disciplines which will offer numerous career paths in a fast pace and growing company.


Our Vision

Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.

Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team.

Our Values

We are a winning team that:

  • acts with integrity,
  • treats others with respect,
  • embraces diversity,
  • encourages creativity,
  • acts responsibly in our global community

Our Leadership Promise

As management stewards of our talent and resources, we are fully committed to...

  • Leading by example, holding ourselves to the highest standards of behavior and performance, taking full accountability for our results.
  • Creating a safe workplace with a culture of high performance that rewards achievement, teamwork, honesty and action.
  • Advancing the best interests of ACCO Brands and enabling our employees and our company to grow and succeed.


Our environment is progressive, innovative, and changing. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to fostering a workplace environment where diversity, individual and team achievement is recognized and rewarded.


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. ACCO Brands offers a scope of benefits that have both present and future value:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Bonus plan
  • Group medical/dental/vision/flexible spending accounts
  • Generous time off benefits
  • 401k
  • Life Insurance
  • Education assistance reimbursement for work related courses
  • Relocation for some positions
  • Home offices for certain sales positions, with full home office, laptops, and cell phones
  • On site fitness center in some locations
  • Shuttle bus in some locations


ACCO Brands is a global company that is passionate about building a winning culture for its employees. We are dedicated to providing a rewarding and challenging career path with opportunities across the globe in a variety of disciplines, such as Sales, R&D, Marketing, Finance, IT, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Human Resources, and Engineering. Our results–oriented and fast paced, dynamic environment will provide an opportunity to thrive in your career in many ways. You can work across the matrix, work in a different country, or be an innovator in the consumer goods industry by taking our best known brands to the next level of excellence. As we build our brands and embark on breakthrough innovation, we are building a high–performance culture aligned with our company values and business objectives.

If you are looking for an organization that offers opportunities across the globe and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and thrives on growth, we invite you to part of building our company for the future. We are forecasted for growth and profitability and are looking for individuals who are drivers of change and innovation.

We offer excellent benefits across the globe and have implemented a succession planning process that is designed to ensure opportunities for future leaders within the company. We believe our employees are the foundation of our organization and are dedicated to making their experience a successful journey.

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of employees, customers, consumers, and vendors.

ACCO Brands Reviews

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89 Reviews
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    ACCO Brands is a great company to work for and always looking to the future and committed to their employees success.

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at ACCO Brands


    A comfortable working environment with a high performance culture and rewards employees hard work.


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    Great management team. Very professional and are a wonderful resource of knowledge which benefits to your growth and success.

    Positive Outlook
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ACCO Brands Interviews

Updated Dec 13, 2014
Updated Dec 13, 2014

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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Category Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lake Zurich, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Lake Zurich, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at ACCO Brands.

    Interview Details

    Received e-mail response to my online application after 2 weeks. Initial phone screen with HR was 2 weeks later. Completed web-cam interview with hiring manager 4 weeks after that and 2 weeks after that a web-cam interview with peer. Completed personality and problem-solving survey. Face-to-face meeting with the hiring manager, peer, and upper management the following week. Professional and organized process, although slow moving.

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ACCO Brands Awards & Accolades

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Made in the USA Hall of Fame Award, Made in USA Foundation, 2013

Additional Info

Headquarters Lake Zurich, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1903
Type Company - Public (ACCO)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Avery Dennison, 3M, Fellowes

ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products. We market products in more than 100 countries through our own sales force and distribution networks.

We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation, and we're focused on delivering exceptional value for our shareholders and customers by providing unique... More

Mission: Our Vision
Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.

Our Values
We are a winning team that:
   • acts with integrity,
   • treat others with respect,
   • embraces... More

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