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Yes , was drug tested 3 times over 25 years

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18. There is a bailer that must be operated by an individual 18 and up.

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Interviews for associates are about 25 minutes and usually you will talk to 1 or 2 managers before you are hired. Interviews for management last about 45 minutes and you will talk to 2 peers separately then the DM.

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If you want to work full time +40 you have to be either a Manager, Tech Supervisor, Copy & Print supervisor, or inventory specialist. Part time which is low in responsibilities (sales associates) are given 25 hours max. However around Holidays and back to school time, there is an opportunity for part time employees to labor 30 hours. Note: once you're employed over a year, you will be paid on major holidays of 4 hours. Only managers get paid vacation days. It is also important that managers heavily despise calling off work. It is better to call in late than not showing up at all.

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Yes background checks are completed on all associates before a job offer is made.

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I got an interview in about a month after I applied. Since my previous work experience were out of state, it took about two weeks for my background check to be approved. After you will have to take paid computer training, which typically last 4 days. After that you will be put on the sales floor to train with another associate. After a week or so you will labor alone. Note: background check is very important at Staples since they carry Hewitt Packard products. Your employment will be terminated if your records show: Larceny, burgarly, trespassing, breaking and entering, DUI, Assualt and Battery, Fraud, Arsony, Perjury.

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9.50 an hour for Las Vegas

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If you are seeking a management position, look elsewhere! High stress with low reward.

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Depends on the volume of sales of the store. If it’s worth staying open, the store is usually open 10-6.

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A 10 hour day is a short day...

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