ACCO Brands Reviews

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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3.6
76%
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79%
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ACCO Brands President and CEO Boris Elisman
Boris Elisman
148 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible work schedule and importance given to work/life balance(in 30 reviews)

  • "Worked with great people, very interactive intern program(in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lean to the point that it hurts employees work-life balance and it hurts the company's output(in 10 reviews)

  • "Upper Management has created a toxic environment(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Aylesbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    nice salary and nice environment

    Cons

    aylesbury is not london but if you like small town that is a perfect place

  2. "Good place to work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Aylesbury, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people, friendly environment, opportunities for progression

    Cons

    Often changes of priorities. Brexit has effected business negatively


  3. "Great Company / Nice People"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Nice people and relaxed work atmosphere.

    Cons

    The office location in Aylesbury is not desireable.

  4. "Positive"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team culture and leaderships support

    Cons

    Not great with change or agility in decision making

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  5. "Management pull strings to take you down"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    New skills Leading company in the industry - Looks good on CV

    Cons

    No work life balance Decision making takes time No clear guidance False hopes from management High expectations whilst at a junior position

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Would not recommend"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits

    Cons

    Group politics gone mad; bad senior management decisions; constantly changing senior management = constantly changing direction; approval obsessed corporation; lip service to values

  7. "Dull industry good people"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    good people and work/life balence

    Cons

    lacks real career progression

  8. "Change"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities due to constant change and mergers and acquisitions

    Cons

    No canteen at Aylesbury location

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  9. "Bed Vibes"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    On average a good salary for the area. Free parking. Small gym on site.

    Cons

    The management style is very old fashion and doesn't really motivate the employees. No much cooperation between departments. No prospects of career advancement.

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  10. "Great company to work for!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time

    Pros

    Great company, good people, strong values.

    Cons

    Very few cons, none worth mentioning.

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