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"A great Company at the top. Wit poor DMs"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Store Manager in Dayton, OH
Current Employee - Store Manager in Dayton, OH
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Office Depot (More than 3 years)

Pros

One of the last places to get personal service

Cons

Company pulling a too many directions
Local District management in Conflict with Company Values and direction

Advice to Management

Do secret shops on your District Managers they are NOT on board the program but Compliant to keep their jobs Every Sentence to the stores starts with "What if the RM or someone from corp came in. Be Compliant!

Other Employee Reviews for Office Depot

  1. "Worked for several years."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Office Depot part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits for part time employees.
    Matching 401k
    Flexible schedules.

    Cons

    Not a lot room for advancement
    Pay freezes.

    Advice to Management

    Promote employees with in company.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Completely Disorganized"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Office Depot full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Company Culture, Great Co-Workers, Nice Facility, Good Work-Life Balance

    Cons

    Disorganization, No Clear or Consistent Messaging as to Expectations and Goals, Too Many Out of Date Programs and Processes, Too Many Incapable Managers, Pay and Bonuses Misrepresented, Micromanaged Call Center Environment

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people and promote from within. Stop the smoke and mirror games regarding the upcoming merger. Be honest about pay, expectations, and potential for advancement, or lack thereof. And get your sales force their annual sales quota before the third quarter!

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