Anixter International
3.0 of 5 83 reviews
www.anixter.com Glenview, IL 5000+ Employees

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Highly political environment

Outside Sales Representative (Former Employee)
Mount Prospect, IL

ProsCompany does care for the individual and allows for growth and room to move up.

ConsUnless you make nice with your colleagues then the opportunity provided by senior management is only accessible to a small minority of individuals.

Advice to Senior ManagementForget politics and friendships and promote and educate based on ability and hardwork.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I enjoyed it until...

    Operations Supervisor (Former Employee)
    Alsip, IL

    I worked at Anixter International full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Large company, Great co-workers at supervisor and associate level. Cons: Ratio of managers to supervisors is almost 1:1. They have eliminated many of the supervisors in the last couple of years but keep hiring… Advice to Senior Management: Where there is smoke there is fire. When associates and supervisors are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Avoid this walk into the distant technological past.

    Marketing Employee (Former Employee)
    Glenview, IL

    I worked at Anixter International full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Anixter is a solid fortune 500 company that is well know in both… Cons: - If on any level you care about digital anything, avoid this Lotus Notes shop like the plague. Most of the people there have… Advice to Senior Management: It is high time that you start moving out the non producers instead of continuing to reward them for their long service… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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