Fastenal

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Outside a typical Fastenal store, 1400 East Carroll Street, Macomb, IL (Photo attributed to IlliniGradResearch - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0)
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Fastenal Reviews

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Fastenal President, CEO, and Director Will Oberton
Will Oberton
412 Ratings
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    Good company, bad pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouse Manager in Ashland, KY
    Current Employee - Warehouse Manager in Ashland, KY

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Training is amazing. I knew nothing about this industry and am now the 2nd most knowledgeable in my store. Good health insurance, pay is OK. Lowest pay in the industry, from what I've been told. Overall, completely satisfied with the company.

    Cons

    Little to no room to grow. My Outside Sales Person (OSP) has been with the company 3 years and has not seen a raise or promotion. Top performer in the district. Pay needs to be higher. No degree needed (can be good or bad).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Require a college degree, even an associates. Stop lowering commission ratings.

    Recommends
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Fastenal Interviews

Updated Dec 4, 2014
Updated Dec 4, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    - Make you take a personality test
    - Schedule an interview with the store GM
    - Then an interview with the stores DM
    - Will contact you within the next 2-3 weeks on status

    Accepted Offer

Fastenal Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.fastenal.com
Headquarters Winona, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1967
Type Company - Public (FAST)
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Some might say it has a screw loose, but things are really pretty snug at Fastenal. The company operates about 2,500 stores in all 50 US states as well as in Canada, Mexico, Central America, Asia, and Europe. Its stores stock about 690,000 products in about a dozen categories, including threaded fasteners (such as screws, nuts, and bolts). Other sales come from fluid-transfer parts for hydraulic and pneumatic power; janitorial, electrical, and welding supplies; material handling items; metal-cutting tool blades; and power tools. Its customers are typically construction... More

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