Graybar Electric

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Graybar is a company that is stuck in a mindset of doing things the way they've always done them.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Graybar Electric full-time

Pros

Excellent total compensation package. Their retirement is second to none that I've ever worked for. A large company with a lot of good people in the field that have been with the company for many years.

Cons

The structure of the company is such that they have a very disjointed approach to the marketplace, especially where national accounts and the federal government are concerned. Thirteen districts, each with their own way of doing things and they don't take guidance from corporate. Within each district, there are between 10 and 20 branches that each has it's own reporting structure and P&L.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Streamline reporting structure from branches to corporate so that everyone is pulling on the same end of the rope. Currently, things are too fractured and corporate "initiatives" fall on deaf ears by the time they get down to the branch level.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Outside Sales

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    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Graybar Electric full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good stock purchase plan, good inventory.

    Cons

    Not so great management team.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Customer Service

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Aurora, CO
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Aurora, CO

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

    Pros

    Good employee atmosphere! Semi decent vacation and PTO

    Cons

    Management is very rude, unwilling to train or help to progress for future. Good employee atmosphere!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If someone is willing, give them a shot. dont shut them down and hurt there hopes for bigger and better things!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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