ACCO Brands

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ACCO Brands Reviews

Updated December 4, 2014
Updated December 4, 2014
88 Reviews
3.3
88 Reviews
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Boris Elisman
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Awesome work-life balance and flexibility (in 7 reviews)

  • Some good people, decent pay and benefits, the new building is very nice, a great set of product lines to work with (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • It can be difficult to maintain a good work/life balance with the workload that results (in 3 reviews)

  • The economy has hit the office products industry hard (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    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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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at ACCO Brands

    Pros

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

    Cons

    I cannot provide any cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A place to learn and grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Lake Zurich, IL
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Lake Zurich, IL

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

    Pros

    The sales team is consistently growing which is always a plus. Management restructured the sales process which benefited us as sales reps. Throughout my 2 years of employment, I have been promoted 3 times and still see room for growth. Your hard work is definitely noticed here.

    - Great pay, benefits and vacation
    - Professional and competitive environment
    - Tools provided to succeed in your book of business
    - Room for growth
    - Top of the line facility

    I would recommend working for any of ACCO's departments if your currently in the market.

    Cons

    Some products will eventually develop less of a demand. However, ACCO has a solid product development team and is currently working on new products to expand their customer offerings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're moving in the right direction, keep it up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Enjoy working here!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, fun culture, empowerment, growth

    Cons

    No cons at this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    An okay company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Lake Zurich, IL
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Lake Zurich, IL

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

    Pros

    Solid foundation of quality products. Alot of awesome people to work with!

    Cons

    Not alot of room to grow!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire new management team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Public global company that cares for its employees.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at ACCO Brands

    Pros

    Coworkers and benefits. Healthy work environment. Employee appreciation events. Flexible start and finish times. Telecommuting for those who qualify. Enjoy candid relationship with your manager.

    Cons

    Only one office in Canada.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great rewarding careear with many opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Company Culture, Pay, Personal Time, Supportive Manageement

    Cons

    None, This is a great company to work for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

  8.  

    My career with ACCO was very rewarding.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Zurich, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Zurich, IL

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I learned a great deal from various positions I held. Exposure to numerous facets of the business both internal and external helped me to grow and obtain knowledge I previously did not possess. The people employed there are an asset and great to work with.

    Cons

    The economy has hit the office products industry hard. ACCO has been one to experience such a down turn.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not lose sight of the core values that made ACCO. Changes also offer opportunity to reinvent yourself within the marketplace.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ACCO Brands

    Pros

    Excellent culture, great people to work with.

    Cons

    They are undergoing some tough times with the MWV merger

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep supporting your employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    ACCO Brands treated me with much respect and professionalism!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Sidney, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Sidney, NY

    I worked at ACCO Brands as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Professional, well paid, willing to educate employees, growing.

    Cons

    Antiquated work environment, older work force

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring more progressive workplace environment concepts into play.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good Company to Work For

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Good People
    Good Culture

    Cons

    Slow, Too much Politics, little interest in employees careers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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