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Good work environment

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Fastenal

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

Pros

Great culture and friendly setting. Training is very helpful.

Cons

Hectic environment without benefits for part-time positions.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    training is great pay not so great

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    Former Employee - Sales Support in Twin Falls, ID
    Former Employee - Sales Support in Twin Falls, ID

    I worked at Fastenal full-time (Less than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    training program is great, my store manager was great considerate of time off needed and flexible scheduling, enjoyed the customers

    Cons

    District manager was very hands off which can be good and bad. He only cared about the numbers not very motivating and not helpful at all with questions or training

    Advice to Management

    There seems to be a disconnect between the stores, competition is good however sometimes teamwork between stores for the good of the customer is needed.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Fast paced, great co-workers, understaffed, underpaid, and a stepping stone for sales.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Trainee/Outside Sales in New Iberia, LA
    Former Employee - Sales Trainee/Outside Sales in New Iberia, LA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great experience with a large company. Great group of co-workers willing to show you whatever you need, teach you the foundation of sales and what it takes, and help you apply this information for growth.

    Cons

    Very understaffed with a high turnover rate, creating the potential for customer dissatisfaction, therefore making it likely that you will seem incompetant to the customer. Pay is mediocre with minimal room for growth and a very unbalanced commission percentage.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your personnel a good bit more and address your staffing issues so you can bring down the turnover rate, retaining the experience and knowledge you've assissted in creating in your staff and sales reps, which will provide efficiency and better service to your customers making you more money in the end.


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