OfficeMax Reviews

Updated Apr 30, 2020

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3.0
44%
Recommend to a Friend
39%
Approve of CEO
OfficeMax Chief Executive Officer Gerry Smith
Gerry Smith
89 Ratings
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  1. "cashier"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at OfficeMax part-time

    Pros

    management team was excellent. the products were high quality.

    Cons

    business was always slow due to online sales.

    OfficeMax2016-03-21
  2. "Not a people company"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Boca Raton, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at OfficeMax full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay is okay and benefits are good

    Cons

    Do not treat people well

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    OfficeMax2020-04-30
  3. "Not ideal for long term"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Parma, OH
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great first job, good camaraderie amongst coworkers, generally not micro managed

    Cons

    Overbearing district and store managers cause stress along with contradictory and ever changing policies

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    OfficeMax2020-04-09
  4. "Decent job for student during summer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Holland, OH

    I worked at OfficeMax part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Somewhat laid back atmosphere, nice coworkers

    Cons

    Understaffed at times and often asked to work areas outside of your comfort zone (i.e. selling printers without proper knowledge and training)

    OfficeMax2020-03-23
  5. "Great Learning Opportunity"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Mesa, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly managers Good training Easy to grasp

    Cons

    Sometimes a very slow work environment

    OfficeMax2020-03-21
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Kind of Meh"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Sales Supervisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at OfficeMax part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice Co-workers and not much else

    Cons

    Non-standard hours ( Seasonal Spikes), corporate focus on non-essential ideals (Rewards Program, bundle deals over individual services), baseline pay for work

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    OfficeMax2020-03-29
  7. "Great Environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toledo, OH
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OfficeMax part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible with hours, people are kind, clear training program

    Cons

    Shifts can go by pretty slow at times and be draining

    OfficeMax2020-03-11
  8. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at OfficeMax part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good work environment

    Cons

    Sometimes we would get out late

    OfficeMax2020-03-09
  9. "Fine place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Store Associate in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at OfficeMax part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun staff, nice managers, discounted office supplies

    Cons

    Weird hours, otherwise good culture

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    OfficeMax2020-03-02
  10. "Ok"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at OfficeMax full-time

    Pros

    Ok for a little time

    Cons

    Low pay and have to sell a lot

    OfficeMax2020-03-17
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