If the economy turns around, do you anticipate any Office Depot Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Topics regarding layoffs at Office Depot
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
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
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
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
How many people at Austin ISO have been layed off since they started laying people off in May? What was the criteria?
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
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
They let go of another 100+ people at the corporate office today. They kept this pretty quiet. I heard more are coming...
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
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
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.
Large round of layoffs today at corporate... confirmed...
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
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
It has started again, more to come before earning call. at least 5 people in merchandising 4 more in procurement.......and it aint over.
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
All low wage hourly associated at Corp who support Sales Reps and Customers to be given notice by late April. Positions being moved offshore.
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
How likely is that there will be Office Depot Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
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
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.
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?
Have you heard anything about potential Office Depot Layoffs in 2019?
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?
I am won of the associates that were left behind. In the past when the company was looking to do a restructure/RIF they would reach out to senior associates to see if they were interested in early retirement with a severance package. I would have... — read more
Just depends on position and how they classify it. If you're a corp/field employee and they restructure the teams and you end up laid off due to them eliminating your position, than you'll probably receive a severance package. If you're a GM who has... — read more
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?
So I was fortunate to make it on first round, now the rumors are more to come after disastrous Q2 upcoming results. What have you heard? (HQ corporate)
Executives sell off?
Or do we have to wait until August 7 to find out when we can expect more cuts?
I was laid off may 8. A logistics manager was laid off also, after 21 years. She had an hour notice, I had 5 minutes. To my knowledge, nobody was offered severance, we got told to submit our time and expenses by 1pm that day. I mean, it was slow for... — read more
I’m going to be grateful for what Office Depot did provide me and my family over 13 years, but I will never understand the decisions being made. Loyalty and dedication are not words appreciated in the corporate world anymore. I was generating... — read more
At the request of Office Depot, Palm Beach County could terminate the $100,000-a-year incentive program it has with the office supply retailer. The deal was put in place to incentivize Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) to build and keep its... — read more
Anyone else hearing this? All conference rooms on 1st floor north are on hold.
Did anyone else not receive their severance package that was promised by Saturday? HR said it was shipped NDA and clearly that wasn’t the case given I was laid off on Wednesday, and didn’t receive anything Thursday through Saturday.