Fastenal

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Good gig if you haven't got a degree.

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Former Employee - Part Time Sales Support in Minneapolis, MN
Former Employee - Part Time Sales Support in Minneapolis, MN

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

Pros

Friendly staff, good customer base, generally can make your own schedule.

Cons

Corporate decides to implement programs without any word to it's store level employees, transportation system can be horrendous.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Great to get your feet wet in the business world

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - General Manager in Nashville, TN

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

    Pros

    Good online training courses and advancement opportunity

    Cons

    Depends on where your located if your gonna have a great opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on getting DM's to visit branches more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Use - Abuse - Long Hours, Low low low pay!

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    Former Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Stoughton, WI
    Former Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Stoughton, WI

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

    Pros

    somewhat normal of a schedule.....hmm......thats all

    Cons

    -long hours (50-60 hrs a week)
    -pay every 1st and 16th - hence you get screwed out of 1-2 days a pay period (salary)
    -unrealistic goals
    -overpriced chinese crap
    -little to no incentive to work for commission (because it sucks!)
    -commission is based on a growth calculator
    -better off moving to a crappy store and sell snake oil then to work at a one that is prospering in the correct (ethically sound) way

    Take the experience and the schedule as a plus but find yourself a real job that pays you for your time and efforts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your heads out of your arses. Start charging your customers realistic prices and paying your sales staff realistic salaries otherwise you will continue to have high turnover!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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