Officeworks Reviews

Updated Jun 25, 2020

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3.3
71%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Officeworks Managing Director  Mark Ward
Mark Ward
99 Ratings
Pros
  • "There is a great team atmosphere(in 20 reviews)

  • "I have worked at over 5 different stores, have always found officeworks to be understanding of team members(staff) needs and as flexable as possible(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Overworking good team members is common as a cost saving measure with no financial compensation or recognition for hard work(in 21 reviews)

  • "Head Office disconnect from stores(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great environment to work in"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Officeworks part-time

    Pros

    Family culture, great environment and fair pay.

    Cons

    Sometimes super late nights if you're doing nightfill

  2. "Office works review"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Chino Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They were fast about getting you your next job assignment

    Cons

    They no longer wanted to work for me because I turned down a position

  3. "Good retail company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member 

    I have been working at Officeworks part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Discounts at other Wesfarmers stores - Opportunity for career advancement - Flexibility of work hours - Good store culture

    Cons

    - All roles in store are customer service focused which may be difficult

  4. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Sales Assistant in Chatswood
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Officeworks part-time

    Pros

    The bosses are Understanding Great employee benefits

    Cons

    Lots of training programs Low pay

  5. "Good place to work part-time"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Team Member in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    There is a great team atmosphere

    Cons

    Micromanagement from managers which gets frustrating

  6. "Great for retail"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I worked at Officeworks for six years across a number of stores in different states. The culture there was great, and I enjoyed coming to work. I felt like if I had wanted to stay there would have been a career for me moving up through management.

    Cons

    As an established retailer, there is a resistance to change, especially amongst tenured employees, which can lead to negativity and friction between head office and stores.

  7. "Easy job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Replenishment in Melbourne

    I worked at Officeworks part-time

    Pros

    Easy work, nice managers, good benefits

    Cons

    managers change quite often, customers can be quite rude

  8. "Love so much"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Mentone
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mentone, Amazing people, technology is so much fun to work in

    Cons

    managers can repeat themselves and there's one that micro-manages

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  9. "Great job with flexibility and decent pay"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexibility with work hours, they really cater to your needs. Pay is quite good for retail level work. Choice to work in different sectors.

    Cons

    Retail doesn't change and gets boring after a while

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  10. "Stressful retail experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Sydney

    I worked at Officeworks part-time

    Pros

    There was flexibility with work shifts etc.

    Cons

    Very stressful environment, understaffed, high demand, boring

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