/ From one failing company to the next.
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In MA, if you are required to sign a severance package, you can receive unemployment (at least that is my understanding). Has anyone received theirs yet? I have not. Just curious - first time I have filed and not sure I am doing it correctly. Thank... read more
Sorry to hear about the closing of the Henderson NC warehouse coming soon (timing not clear, maybe summer/fall 2018). New automated picking fc in charlotte is being built out and the Henderson operations will be combined with Charlotte once it is up... read more
Sycamore in talks with Walmart to unload sba
Got my bonus, got 16 weeks severance, got a special store closing stay to end bonus... OH, sorry, forgot to mention this was 2014... and they really had tried to fire me back then but gave up when they realized I had been documenting all their BS in... read more
That day has come. Next is head of Sales, N*. Will report when on that soon.
So. What is the latest (and please no SP or Staples Management need respond)
Everywhere we turn to, anything we try to accomplish, there is always a block wall, it takes for ever to get anything through. All the latest changes from IS help to HR as well as the infamous Coupa, facilities Etc. I could go on for ever, we can’t... read more
I know it doesn't matter, just curious, I was laid off before the bonus pay out, just want to know if everyone gets their bonus?
100% commission now, based on how many family photos are eliminated each month.
It will now become "Make more Happen with Less". Have a nice day.
Retail budget not approved leads to layoff.
It’s true. Overheard it in a meeting on Friday!
Manager have a meeting on Tuesday 2/6 to go over plans for the second wave if layoffs. Cross your fingers everyone we made it though the first wave i hope we dont loose a bunch of wonderful talent again!
Staples pens never worked very good anyway, always falling apart or dyring up but now it's come to management's attention that they can also be used as a lethal weapon. From hereon, employees will shift to a truly paperless office.
What happened or is about to happen at corporate head office?
What has this place come down to? Won't remove anything!
Taking away more and more from rep's. Extremely hard to understand the details of this plan. That is the way they want it. More and more are or will be looking at the door.
you guys really will be eating your own dog food!!
Home office associates being asked to clean bathrooms and empty trash bins in the latest cost cutting measure. Disgusting!
All cashiers roles to be eliminated. Confirmed from multiple sources.
I can confirm this is happening next week. All locations to be affected.
Are you really surprised that this is going on with Staples? You have regional managers and district managers writing up store managers for not hitting those stupid top 10 priorities. You have store managers in turn having to write up sales managers... read more
all corporate locations, most all groups in scope of the new ‘challenge’ but 37-38 managers in particular. ...another day in framingham!
Watching this company fail is better than watching a campfire die out. Goodbye, Staples. /
Having a comfortable job in a corporate office space can provide advantages, but job security isn’t always one of them. What happens when you don’t get that raise you were hoping for, your employer decides to restructure, or they make the tough... read more
Looks like a building on Maitland Blvd will be up for lease soon. TL on the 2nd floor knows what is happening - but isn’t allowed to talk about it. Not cool that they would have a site manager hold that type of information from associates that she... read more
as suspected this board is filled with disgruntled and bitter ex staples employees. been over 12 hours and no one has come on to post about the new ceo meeting this morning.
More Layoffs and More at HQ and Beyond Coming Affected: Potentially Everyone Most Affected: NAR HQ, SDS, Marketing, Merch Timing: Quarterly to semi-annual. Jul guaranteed. Less in Q4 '18. Intentions of some are authentic. What's to come is beyond... read more
I read criticism after criticism about SG, RS and now Sycamore. What would you have done differently? And if you were or are in a leadership role of any kind, why didn't you provide the guidance instead of sitting idly? This isn't a taunt, I really... read more
Quote - "I think it does show some desire to hold people responsible in innovative ways" – Shira Goodman Sycamores innovative way = Sh_t Can her As_
New CEO for Staples Joshua Allsopp, 26 January 2018 As revealed by OPI early this morning (GMT), Staples Inc CEO Shira Goodman has been 'let go'. shira goodman 610 As revealed by OPI early this morning (GMT), Staples Inc CEO Shira Goodman has been... read more
And we have a new CEO from Coca-Cola!
Looking for insiders/former employees to comment (on or off the record) about staff lay-offs at Staples for a report in the UK media. Reply below and I can set up a call/email.
Is Sycamore going to give any bounces for Trump helping there cause?