Office Depot

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This company just does not care about its employees

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Associate in El Cajon, CA
Current Employee - Sales Associate in El Cajon, CA

I have been working at Office Depot part-time (more than an year)

Pros

A part time job to put food on your table when there are no other jobs out there.

Cons

Minimal raises, overworked, does not promote from within, horrible management, just an all around horrible job.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Promote from within. Do not go out there and recruit a manager who has never worked at office depot! there are plenty of people who already know the system that you can promote!

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    there are better jobs out there for high school and college students

    Current Employee - Cashier in Frederick, MD
    Current Employee - Cashier in Frederick, MD

    I have been working at Office Depot part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - overall, management is good. they work hard for not enough pay.
    -its a job

    Cons

    - VERY unflexible. a month ahead of time i asked for 2 weeks off (but i could still work weekends) due to my high school band camp and because it was during back to school, i was practically yelled at by my managers and given a very hard time. another time i woke up sick (laying on the bathroom sick) so i called in sick two hours before my shift (no way i could've called in earlier) and was told if i couldnt come in that i would be fired.
    -as a cashier, i have to call out customers. of course, this leaves me between a rock and a hard place when the other customers im working with become uncomfortable when they hear that associates now stalk employees.
    -sometimes im very busy. sometimes im not and end up wandering aimlessly "facing" products until im given work to do. time does not go fast.

  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Its an ok job if you don't have bills.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CSS-1 in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - CSS-1 in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Office Depot part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    It's easy work if youre hired on as a CSS, you basically just help customers.

    Cons

    The pay could be much better. YOu'd be very lucky to start off with 8+ dollars per hr. You are pressured into using high pressure sales tactics to sell items via the ARC-3 process. The arc 3 process is basically recommending 3 products, cross selling (if you sell a printer ask if they need paper or ink with it) and closing the sale ( asking the customer "would you like me to bring this up t the register for you). Then after you've done that you are pressured into selling protection plans on
     all devices sold. The worst part is the use of the radio system. Every single last cutsomer that comes into the store has to be called out and basically stalked around the store to "assure they get what they need." It ends up just being a nuisance for the customer.

    Another con is that it is basically impossible to move up. If you want to move up, youd have to be there for 5 plus years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't take your employees for granted. Recognize their effort and hard work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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