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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elk Grove, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elk Grove, IL

I have been working at Des Plaines Office Equipment full-time

Pros

They are pretty flexible when it comes to finding a position you enjoy in the company. They have an amazing 401k plan. They provide company paid cell phones for certain departments. Its a great starter job as a stepping stone to gain experience out of college.

Cons

They expect employees to do the work of at least 2 people. Management offers a lot of criticism however none is constructive. Unless your part of the inner circle, forget about advancement or significant compensation. It's hard to take time off because of how understaffed the company is. You already feel like your behind because of all the work you need to do and taking vacation would just add to the workload. You are also required to use vacation days to get paid for days the company closes around holidays.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Actually tell employees you value them instead of making people feel like they can be easily replaced.

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    Good Experience at this job

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Des Plaines Office Equipment

    Pros

    Experience was well worth it

    Cons

    Management Needs improvement. Treat employees better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve

  2.  

    Fantastic Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Des Plaines Office Equipment full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    DPOE offers all of their employees a great chance to succeed giving them all the tools necessary. The benefits are second to none. Great 401(K) plan and profit sharing who could ask for more!! DPOE offers on-going training to their employees and are always looking for the next great achievement. Overall the ownership and management provide each employee with a great working environment. Enjoy the family atmosphere.

    Cons

    Overall there are no cons that stand out

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep providing your employees with the latest innovations and providing them with the tools necessary for success

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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