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HR Nightmares Everywhere

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Account Manager
Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at United Stationers

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The leader in their Industry with really only one major nationwide competitor
Good pay and benefits
Reasonable sales expectations
Treated us very well when traveling for meetings

Cons

Very much a boys club
An old group of buddies that seem to run everything. Very hard to fit in.
There are potential HR issues everywhere

Advice to Management

Watch out, anyone with basic human resources knowledge would see some major potential problems at particular locations. Some people really need to be reigned in.

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  1. Great growth and career opportunities!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Deerfield, IL

    I have been working at United Stationers full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Great career growth opportunities
    - Team oriented environment
    - Great corporate growth strategy
    - Great Senior Leadership Team

    Cons

    - Conservative corporate culture
    - Salaries are middle of the road

    Advice to Management

    - Develop formalized career paths
    - Implement development plans in the performance review process
    - Grow employment brand


  2. Great Company, Does Not Value Talent

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

    I worked at United Stationers as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great People, The Culture is Growing a lot, Senior management is easily accessible, Marketing Department needs an overhaul

    Cons

    They don't seem to truly appreciate talent, employees or loyalty, constant hiring freezes and layoffs, Promises are constantly broken

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the employees you have instead of lying to them about advancement opportunities repeatedly.


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