Fastenal

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Great starting spot for someone looking for sales experience

Branch Manager (Current Employee) Chattanooga, TN

ProsSales Experience
Relationship building
Team building
Goal driven

ConsStructure of how Fastenal goes to market
Compensation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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

    Sales Trainee (Current Employee) Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time for more than a year

    Pros: Flexible Hours with college classes Cons: Tough market to sell in. Advice to Senior Management: Lower Prices Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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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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