OfficeMax

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More bad than good.

Impress Supervisor (Current Employee)

ProsCompany has the potential to be a lot of fun and does offer opportunity for those wanting to move up. They take care of the employees who make it to management and are always looking for new products and new ways to improve.

ConsThere is no payroll to give. You are overworked and understaffed. They tell you that if you hit sales goals you can get more staff. If you are understaffed however, you will never hit your sales goals. Base pay starts at minimum wage which is pathetic. Most retailers are giving $10 an hour. Office Max caters to professionals, but only has payroll to hi

Advice to Senior ManagementYou will never hit your comp numbers if you keep cutting payroll and saddling your people with too much work. .They will not perform and in many cases cannot perform under the conditions. (Walk a mile in their shoes)

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Job While in School

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at OfficeMax full-time


    Pros: The management staff worked with my hours for classes. good… Cons: Not any that I can think of. I only made minimum wage,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    2 people found this helpful  

    Decent job, but company operations and expectations are maddening

    Store Manager (Current Employee) Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at OfficeMax full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The job itself and the day-to-day duties are on par for retail. You are given freedom to make decisions for your store without too… Cons: OfficeMax expects a Best Buy selling culture with a quarter of the payroll. Also, the company is doing well to adapt to 21st… Advice to Senior Management: Give us the tools we need to do everything you… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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