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    I feel like sometime there is no direction, and we are always recreating the wheel when developing a new process. We don't try to fix the current process.

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OfficeMax Interviews

Updated 25 Feb, 2015
Updated 25 Feb, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at OfficeMax in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, a week later got a call to come to interview at the store. Interview with the store manager and the assistant manager with another candidates at the same time. They ask general interview questions and situation questions. Toke about 45 mins for the whole thing. It was harder than other people I have read online

    Interview Questions
    • Why you want to work at OfficeMax?
      Tell me about yourself?
      How would you sell items in the store?
      How to build trust with other employees?
      How to handle angry customers?
      How to deal with irresponsible employees?
      Did you ever take initiative in a situation?
      How did you over a problem?
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OfficeMax Awards and Accolades

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America's Top Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities,, 2012
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

Additional Info

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Headquarters Naperville, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By Office Depot
Founded 2003
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Walmart, Staples

This company is taking the office supply business to the max. OfficeMax is the #3 office products retailer in North America (far behind Staples and Office Depot), with about 1,000 superstores across the US, and in Puerto Rico, and Mexico. The stores offer about 11,000 name-brand and OfficeMax-branded products, including paper, pens, forms, and organizers, as well as office furniture and a wide range of technology products. OfficeMax also provides printing and document services through its ImPress store-within-a-store. In addition to its retail outlets, the firm's contract... More

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