Menards Reviews

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Menards President and CEO John R. Menard Jr.
John R. Menard Jr.
403 Ratings
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    Easy to get comfortable, awkward hours, very routine, decent pay

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    Former Employee - Forklift Driver in Plano, IL
    Former Employee - Forklift Driver in Plano, IL

    I worked at Menards full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Easy to get comfortable, awkward hours, very routine, decent pay, flexible scheduling, opportunity to move up

    Cons

    long hours, boredom and tiredness sets in quickly, some of the management is power-hungry and/or incompetent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    spend more time looking for leaders instead of promoting those who can repeat mundane tasks every day. Management takes more than the ability to Voice-pick more quickly than anyone or ship over 20 specials an hour. Take the time to discover the few leaders that have taken this job for the pay and reward them by letting them prove themselves in an environment that they belong in.

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Menards Interviews

Updated Oct 24, 2014
Updated Oct 24, 2014

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Morris, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Morris, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Menards.

    Interview Details

    I applied online on a Friday and got a call to schedule an interview on that following Monday. I interviewed that Wednesday and got sent for a drug test. I got a call back that next Monday to schedule a day where I could start work. The interview went great and the two ladies that interviewed me were very nice and didn't make me feel intimidated. I only had the one interview.

    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

Menards Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.menards.com
Headquarters Eau Claire, WI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1960
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

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