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"Good people, poor corporate management"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Territory Development Representative in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Territory Development Representative in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Office Depot full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

People are nice and willing to help.
Competitive but not divisive.
Given time to learn.
World class training.
Lots of opportunity to move up or around.
Freedom in schedule.

Cons

Poor overall management of strategy and marketing.
National marketing does not help for regional sales.
Competition between Business Solutions Division and Retail.
Strategy rolled out before ready, leading to much confusion.

Advice to Management

Simplify directives for each position.
Have marketing/strategy fully ready before roll-out.
Stop wasting money on small things, keep spending in line.
Have a way to better reward those doing well.

Other Employee Reviews for Office Depot

  1. "Great experience with open overview of company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - E-commerce Business Analyst in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Intern - E-commerce Business Analyst in Boca Raton, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at Office Depot as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Big well known corporation
    Ease of transfer between departments

    Cons

    Politics of a big corporation


  2. "Office Depot"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Office Depot part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible work times. this company works well around school with not a lot of notices

    Cons

    hours are not stable work goes from 40 hour weeks to as little as 4 hour weeks

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