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Good place to start career

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

I worked at Ferguson Enterprises

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good place to start career and see a lot of aspects of a business. Easy to move around to do a lot of different things

Cons

Promote from within, but dont increase pay. Expect to increase work load, but don't increase pay. Limited amount of learning after a few years of work

Advice to Management

Good work experience coming out of college
Don't always pick and choose what issues to address
Issues remain constant without being addressed

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  1. Helpful (2)

    When offered an opportunity........run as fast as you can!

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Ferguson Enterprises

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent benefits, plenty of challenges, fairly flexible scheulde, time off is better than average (provided you negotiate your vacation and don't accept the typical vacation accrual).

    Cons

    The manager who hired me was fantastic and then he retired. Management brought someone in who knew absolutely nothing. Now, we are micromanaged and controlled through fear, intimidation and threats. Knowledge and experience mean nothing to Ferguson. It is a clique and if you don't know the right people, you won't be going anywhere anytime soon.

    Advice to Management

    Handle your promotions fairly and ethically. Instead of giving lip service for associates to treat the customer right even when the associates themselves aren't being treated right is counterproductive. You do not get loyal employees (or customers) by beating them until their morale improves. Deal with your employees in an ethical and honest manner and you will be rewarded with great employees who treat the customers right.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Fair training program, but management/hours/customers/pay were very disappointing

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    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Ferguson Enterprises

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent training program
    You could always find at least one person to ask for help
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Hours are brutal
    Customers can be very difficult
    If there is a problem, management will almost always take the customer's side
    Pay is lousy and not really merit based
    Management is penny smart, dollar stupid

    Advice to Management

    Stop wasting money on human resources, cut back on spending, trim the lousy workers and pay the good workers more

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