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Working @ STAPLES

Working at STAPLES you will grow in a unique environment where you will develop your professional skills and build your own career path. Thanks to several training and development programs, you can benefit from endless possibilities.

STAPLES cares about your personal well being and offers an array of rewards, benefits, and dedicated programs.

Every day at STAPLES is a chance to grow!


STAPLES offers a competitive benefits package that is sure to fit our associates' needs. Both full-time and part-time associates (working a minimum of 15 hours per week) may participate in the benefits program.

Health & Dental

Associates may choose from among 4 flexible plans that best fit their needs.

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Optional Benefits

Life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, and critical illness insurance are all available as options to associates.

Employee and Family Assistance Plan (EFAP)

Associates in need of assistance with regards to work, family, or financial issues may contact our EFAP provider and receive confidential professional advice and/or counselling free of charge.

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Incentive Plans

STAPLES offers appealing incentive plans to all associates, whether they work part time or full time. We're happy to announce that over 90% of our population is bonus eligible!


Associates are eligible to receive a bonus payout at the end of the fiscal year if certain business achievements are met. Bonus plans differ according to job levels.

Team $uccess Plan (T$P)

In-store hourly associates are eligible to participate in the quarterly T$P program, whereby associates share in the success of their store's performance. Payouts are based on component achievements.

Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)

We offer RSU grants to eligible associates annually. As part of their total compensation package, associates receive grants at no additional costs.

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STAPLES is committed to providing our associates with the resources they need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We've dedicated an entire page on our company intranet to health and wellness which includes articles, tips, clubs, and more!

We've also formed partnerships with various wellness organizations to provide associates with discounts on items such as fitness centres, pharmaceutical products, and fitness equipment.

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Total Rewards

Being a member of the STAPLES family allows our associates to take advantage of many Total rewards programs.


At Staples, we care about our associate's future and helping them to plan for their retirement is one way that we're making this happen. That's why we offer both a RRSP and a DPSP to our associates. All associates may participate in the RRSP after 90 days of service. Staples will match 100% of contributions to the RRSP up to a maximum of 3% of annual salary.

Discount Programs

  • STAPLES associate discount: In-store discounts are offered to associates on all products sold
  • Computer purchase program: An interest-free loan to purchase a computer from Staples via payroll deduction
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP): Associates may purchase STAPLES stock at a discount
  • External Discounts: We've partnered with external organizations in order to offer an extensive list of discount programs including Suzy Shier, Clearly Contacts, RBC Home & Auto Insurance, Chrysler Advantage Plan, and Wireless Discounts. Plus, we're always working to expand the selection of discounts offered to our associates.


We understand the importance of education to our associates and their children which is why we offer three scholarships: Annual Academic Scholarship Program, Retail Council of Canada Scholarship and Canadian Office Products Association (COPA).


STAPLES supports the principles of lifelong learning. Employees are encouraged to enhance their skills and knowledge, with the support of management and internal resources.



Life at STAPLES is more than just a job, it’s about the people. We know that each associate is unique and has their own story. Read more and discover why STAPLES fits their lives.