About Staples Canada
Be a part of an iconic brand that people love
So what’s it like to work at Staples? Exciting. Fun. Collaborative. Encouraging. Diverse. We’re on a journey to become The Working and Learning Company – a company that’s committed to be a dynamic, inspiring partner for all our customers.
The Working and Learning Company
We are The Working and Learning Company. We inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. We are here to be a trusted ally, a resource and a sounding board, motivated to support our customers with expert knowledge, unique products and innovative services from Solutionshop, made for the changing needs of today’s entrepreneurs, teachers, parents and students. Founded in 1991, Staples Canada is a privately-held company based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with a network of over 300 stores across Canada.
Our Purpose and Values
PURPOSE We inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. VALUES At Staples our values guide our daily actions, its what we believe and stand for. • We Own It We are accountable, responsible and act with urgency. We bring our best every day, it’s how we play to win. • We Are Partners We offer more than just products and services. We have one common goal; to deliver solutions to our customers; allowing them to turn their goals into reality. • We Are One Team We do great things because we embrace the power of working together. • We Care We create a community through meaningful experiences and relationships with every person we encounter.
What Sets Us Apart
LEARN AND GROW You want a workplace that appreciates your passion and curiosity, celebrates your ideas and values your experience. Our customers win when you excel. When you work at Staples, you can expect to grow into and beyond your role by seeking out and participating in a series of experiences with inspiring leaders encouraging you along the way. A career with us means the opportunity to help reinvent an iconic brand while learning and developing as an individual. "I would not be where I am today without the help of my co-workers & management team. Everyone is here to help you grow, learn & reach your full potential" Sunny (Inside Sales Manager) JOIN OUR COMMUNITY Working together, respect and caring attitude are the cornerstones of our values. This comes through in the strong relationships we have with our customers and each other. Imagine being a part of a culture that celebrates diversity and really cares about the work you do. We have created a community atmosphere that feels great to be a part of. We encourage, laugh with, and value one another daily. “You face each challenge a customer gives you and then find the solution, either by yourself or using your team or the tools available” Sarah (Services Associate) MAKE AN IMPACT We encourage out-of-the-box thinking and solutions. We believe in big ideas, challenging the status quo and providing a playground for ambitious and curious people to unleash their most creative thoughts. The work we do together is transformational as we move towards the Working and Learning company; every day will be different and the projects you work on will create value. You’ll be inspired to be your best and make your mark. “I deal with all types of customers from the elderly to those that are starting off a small coffee shop. I like to connect with people and make them smile or laugh” Mark (Technician)
Why People Love Working At Staples
All about learning and growing At Staples, learning and development keeps us innovative and motivated. From cross-department training to face-time with leaders, associates are always learning skills, building out new solutions and getting training. This is what keeps us engaged, excited and future-ready. We believe in education Each year $22,000 in scholarships are awarded through the Staples Canada Annual Academic Scholarship Program to Associates or children of our associates attending post-secondary education. Community at Work We reach out to communities where our customers and associates live and work. Our focus lies in supporting charitable organizations and programs that encourage education, build entrepreneurship, and preserve the environment, to help communities work, learn and grow together. Some of the examples of community at work are: - The Superpower your School Contest recognizes 10 schools across the country that are doing great things for the environment and empowers them to do more, by rewarding them with $20,000 worth of new technology. - Staples bands together with customers and local charities for the Staples School Supply Drive. This annual campaign is held at Staples locations across Canada to purchase and collect school supplies for students who need assistance. Supporting our Associates At Staples there’s a broad range of health, wellness and financial benefits that promote the physical, mental and financial well being of our associates and help them bring their best self to work. Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is a free service for associates and their family members. Associates can reach out to our EFAP program for professional counseling in a broad range of personal and family problems, including legal, caregiver and financial planning. Staples Associate Share Fund, founded and solely funded by associates, offers relief for associates in need of assistance due to significant qualifying events such as natural disasters, catastrophic personal events or other circumstances beyond their control.
Rewards & Recognition -Performance Bonuses -Reward Points Program -Associate Recognition Events Benefits & Perks -Associate Discount -Third Party Vendor Discounts -Network Bonus Referral Program -RRSP/DPSP Company Match -Tax free savings account Learning & Development -Learning & Development Programs -Store Leadership Development Program -Tuition Reimbursement Program Health & Wellness -Health and Dental -Employee and Family Assistance Program -Associate Share Fund Did we mention we love to celebrate? At Staples, every occasion is a celebration. From our stores to our home office, we make sure we get out, give back and have fun. Some of our favourite events: -Summer BBQs -Associate Recognition Events -Holiday food and toy drive -Children’s Holiday Party
Come Join Us
Grow with us At Staples, every career welcomes your curiosity, your excitement, your ideas, and drive. We offer endless career opportunities. We look for people who are curious, approachable, passionate, and who enjoy finding solutions. If that’s you, let’s work, learn and grow together.