Fastenal

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An eye-opening experience, into the world of industrial sales.

Sales Trainee (Current Employee) Knoxville, TN

ProsFlexible Hours with college classes

ConsTough market to sell in.

Advice to Senior ManagementLower Prices

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

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    Lured in with false promises and hopes

    OUTSIDE SALES (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time for less than a year


    Pros: -Initial 3 month period there is overtime -Driving a Dodge Ram! -Great sales experience; territory management, B2B, cold calling, account managing... all sales experiences here will equate… Cons: Where to start... -Poor pay and commission/bonus structure -I was told I would be an outside sales associate, yet I'm stuck working in the store 90% of… Advice to Senior Management: Revise pay structure, get more part timers in stores so outside sales associates can do their job properly,… 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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    hang on for the ride

    General Manager (Former Employee) Columbus, OH

    I worked at Fastenal full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: you can earn good salary if you can meet performance… Cons: "all in" mentality leaves little time for family long hours needed… Advice to Senior Management: its not all about numbers, look at the good people Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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