Compare OfficeMax vs Staples BETA

See how Staples vs. OfficeMax compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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OfficeMax

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Staples

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 2046 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 8320 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
OfficeMax Ceo Gerry Smith
36%
36%Gerry Smith
CEO Approval
Staples Ceo Michael Motz
53%
53%Michael Motz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
46%
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
30%
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate143 Salaries
$9/hr
Copy & Print Center Supervisor27 Salaries
$13/hr
Copy and Print Associate30 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate358 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager391 Salaries
$73,882/yr
Temporary355 Salaries
$32,236/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 86 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 78 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 292 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 263 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Office depot"(in 113 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 249 reviews)
"Part time"(in 232 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Staff Accountant II

I worked at OfficeMax full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Loved the company and workload

Cons

Merger was a disaster

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Staples part-time for more than a year

Pros

Flexible shifts, great work environment, great staff.

Cons

Push for more accounts, and rewards accounts!

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