Fastenal

  www.fastenal.com
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Great company to begin your career.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - OSP
Current Employee - OSP

I have been working at Fastenal full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

decentralized, freedom of account management, promotion potential.

Cons

long hours, no easy way of doing anything, company changing policies all the time

Advice to ManagementAdvice

be supportive, consistent and look at each scenarios case by case to maximize benefit for employee

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1.  

    very rewarding if your looking for experience.

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    Former Employee - Sales Support
    Former Employee - Sales Support

    I worked at Fastenal part-time (more than an 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.

  2.  

    No Culture, No Fun, Low Pay, Long Hours, Generally Depressing.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    If you can stick out a few years of the day-to-day grind of being a pee-on you can get promoted to being a pee-on that gets to pee on a few other people.

    Cons

    This company lives to please its stock holders and that is it. The company does that absolute bare minimum for its employees and its always looking for ways to do less.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    One day your poor treatment of employees will catch up with you and it will greatly impact your bottom line. Until that happens enjoy giving the same passionless speeches about margin and growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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