Office Depot Layoffs

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Customer support outsourcing

Office Depot is the perfect example of why outsourcing customer support is a lousy idea. We went from amazing support teams that were knowledgeable and efficient to outsourced ones which downgraded both our internal and external customer support... read more
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Post ID: @QaruvjI

Stay away from Office Depot

Talk about hectic work environment! You are thrown into the fray with little training as per corporate orders (can't waste hours on something as trivial as training,) so juggling learning on your own and working at chronically understaffed and... read more

We are losing customers

I have been a customer of business customer of Office Depot's since they merged with OfficeMax. I tried to e-mail my account manager and received a kick-back. It took me several hours to finally reach someone else and was told there had been some job... read more

Black Thursday

Layoffs of all leadership (manager & above) of all adjacencies. They have determined that they need to get back to their core business, and you can expect another 300 to 400 people being cut in the next 7 to 10 business days. Many of those people... read more

Black Thursday

Major internal changes/layoffs/buyouts on the BSD/contracts division this week... Round 2 supposedly next week...

Voluntary Terminations

Any discussions if this is going to extend past director level? Doesn't sound like many are taking them
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Post ID: @NMEpuEd

Round 2

Sounds as if more layoffs are happening at the corporate headquarters in the next two weeks.

Large Layoffs

This is only if the proposal to close all Max stores is approved. The current cost analysis shows the company will never be able to afford changing all the stores over to the name Office Depot. The talk of closing all Max stores was floated around... read more

30%

30% of the company is being laid off.

Layoffs

I am hearing rumors of layoffs/restructuring today???

HUGE layoffs at Office Depot HQ in Boca Raton

Operating budgets slashed. All company-sponsored travel cancelled. Layoffs on Wednesday as high as 30% of workforce. Board meets Thursday. New CEO likely to be announced on Friday.
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Post ID: @LwvPMO1

Cutting payouts for Square/TDS?

I heard from a friend who still works for the company that they are changing the pay outs for Square Trade & TDS in 2017. The only way you will get anything is if you are in the top 500 in the company you get 5% and if you are top 100 you get 10%. So... read more

Glad to see that phone repair is working out

Office Depot Complaints and Reviews and pissed comsumers-Nov 16 Yep they are thieves and liars and would't take responsibility for anything they do wrong.I took my iPhone here to get my cracked screen replaced. The same day I picked the phone and I... read more
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Post ID: @KFFyCEy

Way to go Michael R. Allison!!!!!!!

In related news, EVP Michael R. Allison sold 23,434 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.64, for a total value of $85,299.76. Following the completion of... read more
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Post ID: @KFdfWfo

American Companies on Deathwatch

This Might Be the Last Black Friday for 3 American Companies By CASEY WILSON, Associate Editor, Money Morning • November 21, 2016 American companies. The day after Thanksgiving (and for some shoppers, the night of) kicks off the critical holiday... read more
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Post ID: @KFTSaPj

Incompetence with OD

I hardly know where to begin. Our store in the NW was announced to be closed in two months. Last day to be open is 11-12. Two weeks before we close, ¾ of the employees are transferred to other stores, yet they are to stay at the closing store to... read more

Are you still at work?

Here we are. More layoffs, no big surprise. Whispers of more waves of store closure, more corporate layoffs. Accelerations in 2017. Small spurts. Lots of small spurts. Waves, Waves Obligation to give WARN notice when at least 50 full-time (defined by... read more

Conference Call Tomorrow

Regional Conference Call scheduled tomorrow morning followed by District Conference Call for Wisconsin in the afternoon. Should be interesting to see what happens. Willing to bet the hiring freeze and the additional stores closing, that they are... read more

Office Depot eliminating assistant managers

Store managers have a conference call tomorrow that is for their ears only. Any one hear about rumors of ASM position going away? Heard that ASM positions that are currently open at stores are on hold.

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