Great high school job, miss working here sometimes
Certified Technician (Former Employee) – Marlborough, MA – December 30, 2015
I worked at Staples for about a year, and I worked as both a front end cashier and an Easy Tech (now known as Certified Tech) associate. I worked here my junior year to senior year in high school, and I actually really loved it. The managers for the first half of working there were amazing, they were all very laid back and chill. They always tried to talk to me and made me feel good, but eventually they all got promoted and we got new managers. The new managers were actually the reason I ended up quitting, didn't really like their attitude and they were rude to many of the employees. About five others quit because of them, including me.
My co-workers were amazing. It was a big Staples but there were only about 20 employees (maybe less) and we all knew each other very well. It was a very friendly environment and I felt comfortable working there, we all came to be like a family.
As a Certified Tech the hardest part of my job was probably having no idea what to do at some times. I received no training whatsoever for EasyTech, I'm pretty knowledgeable with computers and I can fix software related issues on my own, and I can sell most of the technology products as well. Printers were a bit awful since I knew nothing about them and nobody told me anything, so I ended up teaching myself a lot about them and other products so I didn't sound awkward when talking to customers.
It's a really nice job but I wouldn't want to work here the rest of my life. Great for a high school or college kid, though.
Employee games with incentive, awesome coworkers, flexible hours
Management, no benefits