Just found out the store I currently work at is closing in March. It’s pathetic that some company’s like Office Depot have SUCH high prices, which is why most of the locations are closing. As an operations manager, now I’m left trying to find a... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Office Depot
My uncle just got laid off or fired, he was a very good loyal store mAnager, for almost 30 years, they axed him on a Tuesday and wouldnt pay him a full week, i can honestly say, can't wait for this company to go out of business, the people running it... — read more
If the economy turns around, do you anticipate any Office Depot Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
They are in the process of laying off hundreds of GM's throughout the company. Creating a Senior GM position which will now be over 2 stores. Role changes, layoffs, and relocations happening today. Is this true? I haven’t heard a peep about GMs... — read more
As a former manager I was instructed once to lay off 8 people 3 days before Christmas. They do not care. They love to do layoffs in January and May. All the stores will be gone within the next couple of years, focusing on being a distributor... — read more
Has anyone else seen a cut in hours? I have seriously gone down to less than 30 hours a week, when previously I had 32+ hours consistently. This has definitely cut into my living expenses and I am at a total loss on what to do. I’ve cut back on a lot... — read more
We’ve survived another month without any layoffs which is good news. Hopefully we will make it to Thanksgiving without a peep from corporate. I for one am hoping things will remain this way until well into the new year, hopefully with no retail... — read more
Does anybody have any reliable info on when we can expect to see more layoffs? Date, departments, how many people will be affected? I'm getting tired of office gossip - according to the people I (to my great sorrow) work with, major layoffs are... — read more
How many people at Austin ISO have been layed off since they started laying people off in May? What was the criteria?
Office Depot is planning to cut 13,100 employees and close an unspecified number of retail stores and distribution centers as it restructures its operations and doubles down on IT services, a business line the company has in recent years made inroads... — read more
I was laid off on 5/14 from corporate and the company made us pay out of our own pocket to ship computers back to the office. Ridiculous. They are literally making people pay $20 to return their equipment. You do not get your severance until they... — read more
They let go of another 100+ people at the corporate office today. They kept this pretty quiet. I heard more are coming...
Were people furloughed or laid off? One is temporary, the other is permanent. It'd be good to know what exactly we're dealing with here.
Somebody mentioned this in another thread and I couldn't agree with them more: there was no need for these layoffs. The company simply wanted to get rid of as many people as they could (which they've been trying to do for a long time now) and they... — read more
Large round of layoffs today at corporate... confirmed...
I worked at Office Depot in 2007 and caught the store manager stealing, thousands of dollars, he served two years for that.
How are you Bristol folk doing? I heard that the distribution center on Frost Road will be closing because of the coronavirus but the layoffs that will follow during June will be permanent. I've been laid off last year and it's been tough but I... — read more
All low wage hourly associated at Corp who support Sales Reps and Customers to be given notice by late April. Positions being moved offshore.
Watch out B2B Field Sales Team. This is a perfect storm for this company to change the B2B sales structure. They will let go all field sales rep and goes to inside sales structure. Customers are train to deal with telesales group right now and... — read more
What is on your mind - what should be done and what we've done good so far? Where is all of this going?
At the most recent town hall, Gerry was ending with a message and during that, he was talking about B2B and Retail. He said a retailer is valued at 2-6 times the EBITDA of their business and a B2B company is valued at 8-15 times.... He then said... — read more
It has started again, more to come before earning call. at least 5 people in merchandising 4 more in procurement.......and it aint over.
I have been with the company a long time over 25 years.. Im very disappointed in this company. at the end I worked 7 to 8 hours a day with no break or lunch break and then time to leave not even a card or a farewell good bye!!! I just say I hope im... — read more
This used to be a good company to work for, they stopped paying for any holidays, They are fixing to sink and I can see why, you can not run a store sitting in a office, They would rather you waste your time in getting a rewards card instead of... — read more
I am interested in the overall number of employees. Also, please share if you know how many people work at Boca Raton?
Office Depot is eliminating the Client Engagement Manager position from Tier 4 stores and below.
Welp! Q1 has begun and so have the lay-offs. My print manager/supervisor position is being removed and merged with client engagement manage as one. This company is falling bad.
it looks like a family guy was right and Office Depot will soon be joining Blockbuster and we'll be out of business I foresee in the matter of 24 months or less the company is starting with the retail businesses and will then go to the regional and... — read more
I'm talking about the announcement form around a month or two ago. Or will that start next month? And is there any way to know your store is on the chopping block? Any early signs (outside of sales) I should look for?
Login into Oracle down again. I guess that is a new technical normal.
How likely is that there will be Office Depot Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
I Just ran across this article in the Houston business journal. Does anyone have a list of stores that are on the chopping block? https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2019/11/08/office-depot-to-close-dozens-of-stores-over-next.html
Sources say the entire department could be let go. Any truth to this?
I joined OD about 2yrs ago and left after 6months on the job. It was nerve wrecking on-boarding while at the same time watching people walk out to the parking lot with white/brown boxes. I recall CEO during mothly townhalls would call "AMZN" the... — read more
Stores look empty, not sure... Is Office Depot out of business? Is Office Depot going out of business? What's your estimate?
Executives sell off?
Or do we have to wait until August 7 to find out when we can expect more cuts?
Office Depot made a big mistake buying Compucom. These new executives that came in after the failed Staples merger tried to BS us all on corp campus by having ice cream, cupcakes, party in the auditorium, invited to a local bar where my EVP bought us... — read more