Staples Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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3.3
51%
Recommend to a Friend
61%
Approve of CEO
Staples CEO Michael Motz
Michael Motz
368 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Poor communication from upper management at times(in 265 reviews)

  • "Aren't the most accommodating to students or people that work part time(in 244 reviews)

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  1. "Supply chain"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Rockingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Staples full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great place to work for, good management

    Cons

    3 sites spread out DC to big

  2. "GREAT people but did get boring"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Chelmsford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Staples full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discount, staff, ease of job, relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    Boredom, repetitive, young people atttitutes

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  3. COVID-19

    "Making improvements"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - People Team 

    I have been working at Staples full-time

    Pros

    There have been efforts made to improve engagement and company culture

    Cons

    Sadly, Like many businesses Staples has not been unscathed by recent pandemic

  4. "not bad"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Newbury, England

    I worked at Staples part-time

    Pros

    friendly staff, hands on role which i liked

    Cons

    pay, products sometimes faulty, little flexibility

  5. "Goood"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Staples full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people and good job

    Cons

    i dont think there were any

  6. "great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Staples part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great place to work i love it

    Cons

    sometimes can be annoying to work

  7. "Poor"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Milton Keynes, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Staples full-time

    Pros

    There are no pros here

    Cons

    Poor, weak, ineffectual, bullying management

  8. "None"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service 

    I worked at Staples full-time

    Pros

    It was Fine, nothing else to say

    Cons

    Everyone was made redundant so that’s not the beat thing

  9. "Very good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Birmingham, England

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

    Pros

    Great place to work with great people

    Cons

    None I can think of

  10. "Boring but money if you're young"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Staples part-time

    Pros

    Good people, higher up management were lovely

    Cons

    Boring, not a lot to do and the management are boring too

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