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Officeworks CEO Mark Ward
Mark Ward
82 Ratings
Pros
  • "It is a great team environment to work in, the managers/Co-ordinators are always there to back everyone up when needed(in 15 reviews)

  • "Great team chemistry, everybody has each other's backs(in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "High turnover rate across managers & team members(in 17 reviews)

  • "Outdated and faulty equipment at print and copy, understaffing, lack of communication from head office(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "The best"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks full-time

    Pros

    On birthdays there is cake Great people Amazing place to work Felt safe

    Cons

    Management seen put under a lot of pressure

    Advice to Management

    You’re great keep going

    Officeworks2019-04-16
  2. "Good for students"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Upper Mount Gravatt
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very flexable hours great for university student. Good rate for casual and easy to get hours

    Cons

    Working over xmas period

    Officeworks2019-04-15
  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Abbotsford
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment Great benefits Potential for growth

    Cons

    Short hours A lot of on going training and online learning to keep updated and signed off with

    Officeworks2019-04-12
  4. "Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, great people,

    Cons

    Upper management politics have high demands

    Officeworks2019-04-08
  5. "Great Pay, Great Management"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Officeworks part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Worked as a casual from a young age with great pay above my friends. - Senior store management was always great.

    Cons

    - Supervisors were always hit and miss. They could have used more training or vetting for suitability in leadership roles.

    Officeworks2019-04-03
  6. "GOOD!"

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

    I worked at Officeworks part-time

    Pros

    Employee discount, you get to work in the different areas of the store after a while,

    Cons

    none that i can think off

    Officeworks2019-04-12
  7. "Average Retail"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Officeworks part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hours specially for those who want to work after 5pm

    Cons

    Always under staffed which makes the working environment stressful at times

    Officeworks2019-04-10
  8. "Customer care rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne

    I have been working at Officeworks part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible with your availability mostly. Good sunday pay. Nicely soread demography of employees

    Cons

    Managers are not very empathetic. No sense of ownership.

    Officeworks2019-04-04
  9. "Mixed."

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    Current Employee - Shift Leader 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Officeworks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, Culture, Friendly environment, leave benefits.

    Cons

    Unstable higher management. Head Office disconnect from stores.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the actual needs and wants of all leadership rather than just a select few. Back your leadership teams more.

    Officeworks2019-04-02
  10. "Good retail job"

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      Current Employee - Team Member in Sydney
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Officeworks part-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great team environment can be a lot of fun.

      Cons

      BTS time can be very stressful with under staffing.

      Advice to Management

      Continue with providing more training to team members. The new training modules are a great start. Also, consider promoting high performing team members instead of always hiring externally for management positions.

      Officeworks2019-03-14
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