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"Its decent. I was assistant manager"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at OfficeMax full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Decent hours. Can move up if numbers are good.

Cons

Once an assistant manager or store manager there is very little upward movement. Pay is horrible also.

Other Employee Reviews for OfficeMax

  1. "Nice place for a career; if you can handle the constant change of retail"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Federal Way, WA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Federal Way, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OfficeMax full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work and life balance.
    District leaders
    Team support

    Cons

    Current economic conditions
    Time balance with business needs

    Advice to Management

    Filter of tasks to field, understand time vs qty of tasks.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Ruined Retail"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front End Sales/Print Center Associate in Lancaster, OH
    Former Employee - Front End Sales/Print Center Associate in Lancaster, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at OfficeMax full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Sometimes got to pop bubble wrap

    Cons

    Constantly understaffed, Paid very low even when responsibility increased, Time-wasting activities as mandated by corporate, Management and Upper Management did not stand behind their employees (even when customers were abusive or rude), Company policies were thrown aside when a customer complained, Unconcerned management, Religious discrimination, No room for advancement or motivators to do so

    Advice to Management

    Stop wasting people's time with things like LP Edge or Huddles. Don't come down so hard on management for customer complaints--sometimes customers are wrong, or abusive towards employees. When a regular employee enforces a company policy, all the customer has to do is whine to a manager, and they bend over backwards and do whatever the customer wants--anything to avoid a complaint, even if it's upholding the company's own polices. Good luck on your merger with Office Depot.

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