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Staples Reviews

Updated 19 July, 2018
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J. Alexander M. (Sandy) Douglas
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  1. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Staples full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and relax totally

    Cons

    Not enough promotion and hard to get more than what you want


  2. "A retail job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Staples part-time

    Pros

    - Nice co-workers
    - If you already have general knowledge in tech / IT it's an easy transition

    Cons

    Not enough training for tech products

  3. "Good place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Staples full-time

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, gym perks, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Lack of career upward movement, strict work from home rules, conventional working culture


  4. "Can be a good or bad place to work"

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    Former Employee - Computer Sales Associate in Maple Ridge, BC
    Former Employee - Computer Sales Associate in Maple Ridge, BC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Staples part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours
    Easy Work
    Generally, Work is Enjoyable
    Has a culture that cares about others

    Cons

    Pay is not the greatest, even after years of experience
    No bonuses or sales commission
    Expectations and standards are often unreasonable

    Advice to Management

    Get all of your management on the same page. Take responsibility and stop pointing fingers.


  5. "stepping stone"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Staples full-time

    Pros

    good experience and learned a lot in regards to retail and customers

    Cons

    little to no practical training
    no work/life balance
    be prepared to work overtime with no pay


  6. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Copy & Print Center Associate in Winnipeg, MB
    Current Employee - Copy & Print Center Associate in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Staples (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Employee discount, Career opportunities, Team Spirit, Fast-paced, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Very low compensation
    Training opportunities not very impressive


  7. "Tech. Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Staples part-time

    Pros

    Really nice people overall in the company.

    Cons

    Management needs more training to be better.

  8. "Sales Support Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Sales Support Supervisor
    Former Employee - Sales Support Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Staples full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, a lot of reliable people.

    Cons

    It can be very busy during back to school.

    Advice to Management

    Stay level-headed


  9. "Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Staples full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits and employee Discounts

    Cons

    Not much to grow in technical field


  10. "Copy and Print Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Staples part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - great staff
    - something new everyday

    Cons

    - can be a stressful environment
    - managers tend to focus on other areas more than the copy department


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