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Old 02-05-2015, 05:52 PM
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Thoughts? My girlfriend works for Office Depot Corporate in Boca, pretty much was told her job is gone in 6-8 months. We're a little worried. She makes a lot more than me, any 100K jobs in West Palm?
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Old 02-05-2015, 06:00 PM
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It's not a merger. Staples is buying Office Depot.

There's about 4' of snow on the ground at Staples headquarters in Framingham, MA. You don't want to come here.
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Thoughts? My girlfriend works for Office Depot Corporate in Boca, pretty much was told her job is gone in 6-8 months. We're a little worried. She makes a lot more than me, any 100K jobs in West Palm?
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Sheesh, Tough crowd.

Have a friend here locally B2B rep for them, was just told to expect the same thing in 1yr. Been through no fewer than 6 major downsizings and one buyout over the past 10yrs myself. We lost 70 percent in the buyout, I kept my job but was miserable afterwards. In the end though it was a good thing. The stress of it all, led to a job with a much better paying and smaller company and it also forced us to make a major leap and invest heavily in something we love, OffshoreApparel.com. . We are still working hard to get something going prior to the same thing happing yet again in an industry that continues to consolidate.

Many will go! but many will stay. Corporate HQ office personell are usually hit pretty hard. It will take quite some time to complete the deal and even longer to determine what stores and offices will close, and who will stay. It is very sad to see where things are going, it won't be long till we are all just filling orders for Amazon. The mega corporation that uses investor money to put everyone out of business, yet can't seem to turn a profit.


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It's not a merger. Staples is buying Office Depot.

There's about 4' of snow on the ground at Staples headquarters in Framingham, MA. You don't want to come here.
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She's totally hot enough but the masters degree she has is a little better.

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She's totally hot enough but but the masters degree she has is a little better.
Well?..... ANYONE???
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Sheesh, Tough crowd.

Have a friend here locally B2B rep for them, was just told to expect the same thing in 1yr. Been through no fewer than 6 major downsizings and one buyout over the past 10yrs myself. We lost 70 percent in the buyout, I kept my job but was miserable afterwards. In the end though it was a good thing. The stress of it all, led to a job with a much better paying and smaller company and it also forced us to make a major leap and invest heavily in something we love, OffshoreApparel.com. . We are still working hard to get something going prior to the same thing happing yet again in an industry that continues to consolidate.

Many will go! but many will stay. Corporate HQ office personell are usually hit pretty hard. It will take quite some time to complete the deal and even longer to determine what stores and offices will close, and who will stay. It is very sad to see where things are going, it won't be long till we are all just filling orders for Amazon. The mega corporation that uses investor money to put everyone out of business, yet can't seem to turn a profit.


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Completely agree. Amazon will put a lot of people out of work. I order shit from them weekly. Her back ground is in fashion...in case you are looking for a great employee
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Well?..... ANYONE???
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