Paper Source Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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3.5
65%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Paper Source CEO Winnie Park (no image)
Winnie Park
97 Ratings
Pros
  • "good opportunities to be creative and craft(in 36 reviews)

  • "I enjoyed the people and the creative environment(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "As part-time, I don't have benefits or discounts(in 22 reviews)

  • "Low Pay, Benefits Are Costly And Not So Good(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Summer Art Instructor"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Kids Art Instructor 

    I worked at Paper Source part-time

    Pros

    -friendly staff and management -friendly work environment

    Cons

    -last minute signups on the morning of classes made it hard to get materials prepped in time

  2. "Good memory required"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Princeton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Paper Source part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Product knowledge pretty easy to get down since products come in matched sets, some times confusing when new sets are put up using the same products

    Cons

    Customers can be very entitled and rude since the point of the store is to get them to spend so much money

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  3. "Flexible hours, safe environment, small pay"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Recommends

    I worked at Paper Source part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great for students or those with a second job. safe and fun work environment.

    Cons

    short shifts, repetitive, wont be able to be full time unless your a manager

  4. "it was fine"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Paper Source full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    people, customers, products, employee discount

    Cons

    the manager at my location was blatantly racist towards customers of color.

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  5. "Paper source"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Paper Source part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really good work environment for students

    Cons

    Low pay for the job itself

  6. "Salesperson"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Creative Sales Associate in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Paper Source part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    inspiring, beautiful, creative work environment

    Cons

    hours not consistent across seasons

  7. "Great place to work for creatives"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Full-time Shift Supervisor in Friendswood, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paper Source full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Wonderful company that genuinely encourages you to be yourself and have solid customer relationships and experiences that make the business one of a kind. Big believers in promoting from within.

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of options for full time work so if you truly want it you need to apply yourself and make yourself an asset. They really are big on in house promoting.

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  8. "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paper Source full-time

    Pros

    Everything was amazing I loved it

    Cons

    Nothing bad such a great company

  9. "Your basic retail job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Creative, always some fun and new interesting items or trends going on.

    Cons

    If your management teams sucks and you like the job... you will be quite unhappy.

  10. "Fine for a year or so"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Paper Source part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Different options of work to be done (workshops, custom print appointments, or sales.)

    Cons

    Corporate ignores any requests made by the stores

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