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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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Leland Hein
84 Ratings
  • Not bad for what it is

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom to make your own decisions, plan your own day, be on your own, decent pay, decent commission depending on margin and growth.

    Cons

    Not much recognition by upper management, a LOT of turnover, no raises


Fastenal Interviews

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    Sales Support Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Fastenal.

    Interview

    It was pretty laid back with some generic sales questions and background questions. I got a phone interview and within a day or so was meeting one on one with management.

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Fastenal Awards & Accolades

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