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Current Employee - Supervisor in Naperville, IL (US)
Current Employee - Supervisor in Naperville, IL (US)

I have been working at OfficeMax full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Flexible great concepts for doing business... systems and processes have great potential.

Cons

If you are looking to advance be prepared be aware advancement style of this company is not always based on knowledge of area. In some cases candidate chosen will be soley on interview not necessarily work history.

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    I love working there, but the low employee number and high employee turn over combined bad management make it difficult

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Naples, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Naples, FL (US)

    I have been working at OfficeMax part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I love helping customers, I love watching daily sales goals, and I love making the right thing for the right project for our Impress department.

    Cons

    Management is challenging and gives no supportive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Breath in, breath out, now go and show us a bit more respect.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Nice people but not very good pay.

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    I have been working at OfficeMax part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexibile and fun. I love the people I work with. One of the nicest jobs i've had. Always training on new stuff.

    Cons

    Even if you are well qualified you have to sell the max insurances to get anywhere. This leaves some of the store managers as great salesmen or women but terrible at running a store. Not that great of pay and even if you work in the morning and task you will not get a raise without the sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start at better pay and more consistancy. Instead of someone getting hired at minimum wage and someone else getting hired at almost eight dollars.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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