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ACCO Brands Reviews

Updated 2 Nov 2019

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3.7
80%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
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ACCO Brands CEO Boris Elisman
Boris Elisman
134 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "It can be difficult to maintain a good work/life balance with the workload that results(in 9 reviews)

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

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  1. "Dull industry good people"

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    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

    ACCO Brands2017-11-23
  2. "Management pull strings to take you down"

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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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    ACCO Brands2019-02-14
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Would not recommend"

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    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

    ACCO Brands2018-04-25
  4. "Change"

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    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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    ACCO Brands2017-11-09
  5. "Bed Vibes"

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    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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    ACCO Brands2017-10-12
  6. "Great company to work for!"

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    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.

    ACCO Brands2017-08-01
  7. Helpful (4)

    "Everyone is Expendable"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Aylesbury, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Colleagues Lots of opportunities to push yourself out of your comfort zone

    Cons

    A recent acquisition of another company has been essentially a reverse takeover and led to a third of the U.K. Workforce facing redundancy at all levels and in all departments. European head office has essentially become U.K. Head Office.

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    ACCO Brands2017-07-12
  8. "Intersting but not in a long term prospective"

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

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

    Pros

    The team work is great, friendly environment and colleagues always ready to help

    Cons

    Lack of internal procedures about some aspect of the job

    ACCO Brands2014-06-23
  9. "Great place to work, I recommend it"

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in Lake Zurich, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ACCO Brands full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Management, benefits, teamwork Good management

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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    ACCO Brands2019-11-03
  10. "Good Company - Doing the Right Thing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kemper, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ACCO Brands full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay & benefits, good colleagues, ethical leadership.

    Cons

    Difficult industry, complicated organization, communications just okay.

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    ACCO Brands2019-10-25
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