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Perfect college student hourly job, but that's about it.

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Former Employee - Sorter in Denton, TX
Former Employee - Sorter in Denton, TX

I worked at Fastenal part-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Management does its best to work with your school schedule and get you the hours you want. You can't typically beat a $10/ hr job as a college student.

Cons

If you want a raise, you'll have to fight for it, or spend quite some time with the company. If you want to move up in the company, you better graduate with a degree that interests them or be ready to quit school... That is all..

Advice to Management

Do less barking, commanding, and blowing smoke, and do more helping and listening to the people that are actually running your everyday operations.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    General Manager

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    Current Employee - General Manager
    Current Employee - General Manager

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get to see a lot of behind the scenes stuff at different customers. It can be like a episode of "How Its Made" sometimes which can be cool.

    Cons

    Terrible place to work. Before taking a job drive around to different stores in the district and try to find someone older than 30 working in any of the stores. Ask about turnover rate.

    Advice to Management

    Decide what you want to do and stick with it for more than three months, stop being terrible people, and suck an egg.


  2. very rewarding if your looking for experience.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Support
    Former Employee - Sales Support

    I worked at Fastenal part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    lots of experience and training. a good 7 to 4 work schedule and weekends off. ideal if you have kids. also a pretty good earning potential if your store is in a good district.

    Cons

    the only way you can move up is through sales. You have to be a very sales oriented person although you do get a good base salary. The commision is very complex and could be confusing and the pay is not to competitive for the amount of work.


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